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Zinc Brasserie

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215 E Water Street, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502 (Market Street)
419-502-9462
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best brick oven pizza

We ate at the zinc a couple of times and the food is always really good. The steaks are great but the brick oven pizza is the best. We actually like to eat in The Hearth side of the restraurants. Really limited menu though but if you want a nice house salad and pizza its the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
jawOhio
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ohio
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We ate at the zinc a couple of times and the food is always really good. The steaks are great but the brick oven pizza is the best. We actually like to eat in The Hearth side of the restraurants. Really limited menu though but if you want a nice house salad and pizza its the best.

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were so lucky to find this wonderful bistro through TripAdvisor. Excellent food, service and wine/beer list. The Steak Tartare was the best I have had in the USA - I always use this dish as my litmus test for French Restaurants. My wife's Prosciutto wrapped Trout was delicious. Thoroughly well worth the diversion to this excellent establishment.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the few restaurants in northern Ohio that is worthy of a 4 star rating (out of 5). Excellent food and wine selection along with a nice atmosphere. Would recommend making reservations.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

If you are in the Sandusky area, be sure to go to Zinc for a fabulous dinner!! You will be delighted with the quality of the food and wine and service! To find such a fine dining establishment in this small town will make you want to go again and again!!

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Sandusky, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

If you are a foodie who likes well done mixed drinks and excellent wine selection then you need to try Zinc. Wines are very reasonably priced. The owner/chef is creative. Good bar scene, try the cucumber martini

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Top Contributor
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69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

I have reviewed this restaurant a couple of years ago but they have moved into a nicer larger space and the offerings continue to be cutting edge. Fortunately, they continue to offer their lobster bisque, a delicious terrine of lobster chunks and bisque, covered by puff pastry. Be careful as the bisque is quite hot... I suggest you take the... More 

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Off the Grid
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The wife and I visited on a Saturday night, it was fairly busy. We went with an order of mussels, woodfired oysters and the farmstead pizza. The food was fantastic, and the service was good. My only complaint is their beer selection. I am craft beer IPA nut, not really any good ones to choose from. I settled on a... More 

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New Phila., OHio
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I would say this is probably one of the best restaurants in the Sandusky area. Loved the decor in a beautifully restored building downtown near the water. The meal was excellent in both presentation and taste!

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Huron, Ohio
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

First time to the relocated Zinc. More airy and brighter than the previous location that we visited a few times a year. You can rely om getting something that will be flavorful and delicious. They're always coming up with great tasting dishes

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Huron
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The new location for Zinc is very cool, the historical buildings in the area are being restored so well, leaving the charm of the old work under, as the design! Very well done! The unique menu has allot to offer for every taste. A nice mix of seafood, meats, pasta, salads, and of course desert, all specially prepared, and very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 E Water Street, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: 419-502-9462

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?