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Zinc Champagne & Wine Bar

207 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2635 (Downtown)
(210) 224-2900
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Ranked #29 of 4,107 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Commerce
Description: Our chefs have painstakingly created a menu of wine-friendly fare consisting of old world hors d'oeuvres and regionally inspired tapas. From baked Texas goat cheese with kalamata olives to fresh chocolate covered strawberries, the menu caters to the diversity of the food enthusiasts. Charles Court, at the rear of Zinc, is a truly serene gathering place for a rare outdoor experience. The private, spacious courtyard makes for a quiet sanctuary from the clatter of downtown city streets and the Riverwalk.
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English first
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I liked Zinc. I did. I wanted to love it. I almost did. The food was solid, with tasty and tender escargot, a delicious mac and cheese, and a really top-knotch lamb burger, with fantastic sweet-potato fries on the side. My desert--chocolate lava cake (yes, very 90s)--was dry and almost powdery on the outside, but properly molten on the inside.... More

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118 reviews 118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Came in early for dinner. Ate at the bar. Waited three or four minutes before one of the three individuals behind the bar acknowledged I was there. Other than the hostess, didn't see anyone smiling or engaging with customers, unless a friend walked in. Restaurant has a bar, separate dining room and outdoor area. Dining room seemed a little drab.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went to this restaurant on our last evening in San Antonio. To be honest we weren't expecting that much. The restaurant is so self-effacing, so modest, so backward in not coming forward, it's almost funny. Even calling itself a wine bar (on the web it calls itself a bistro as well) in some ways underplays its strengths. It turned... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Place with good food, super sangria and amazing atmosphere. Very cozy outdoor area in the back, and a nice getaway from the busy riverwalk. Helpful and friendly staff :D

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New York, NY.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We ate in the bar room after having been shown the "wine room", the latter being occupied by a large all-male group having a good time, but not for us. We ate in the bar, but were ignored far too long after being seated as several waitstaff and bar tenders compared notes,,,probably NOT tips… The blouse salad, like a Texas... More

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Graham, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very good food and excellent wine selection with decent prices... too bad it isn't in a better location. I'd go back again.

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Cypress, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited Zinc Bistro & Wine Bar over Labor Day weekend and had an excellent meal. I ordered the grilled ham, tomato, and cheese thinking it would be a small deli type sandwich and instead received a HUGE ham, cheese, tomato, and asparagus sandwich grilled on a Panini press. It was AMAZING! My husband had the zinc burger which was... More

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Benbrook, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visited with a large group of people. The service was great and there were no problems with the food whatsoever. The servers knew their wine and all their recomendations were spot on.

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Fredericton, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We did a late dinner of several appetizers and a bottle of wine. The cheese board was the best I've ever had (honey comb, figs and many fantastic cheeses included) Server was attentive, atmosphere was nice and the hostess was very inviting. Sitting inside or out would be a treat for any occasion.

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a great place to sit in the court yard, order a couple glasses of wine & try a few of their dishes. There were two of us for a girls weekend & we tried the flatbread & the "crack" burger. The burger was good, but we are suckers for a good flatbread and a tasty glass of wine.... More

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