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Le Petit Zinc

70 W Alexandrine St, Detroit, MI 48201
+1 313-963-2805
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“crepes” (43 reviews)
“ratatouille” (5 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
70 W Alexandrine St, Detroit, MI 48201
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Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We read great reviews about Petit Zinc and decided to make a visit to try their crepes. It is a very small place but big on flavor. They have a very welcoming vibe and amazing crepes. The expresso was a little stronger than I am...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank joannas617
Reviewed July 28, 2015

This little restaurant is hidden, but such a delight! Beautiful outdoor patio or indoor seating area. Delicious lattes and crepes and quiche!

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank amy b
Reviewed July 23, 2015

Maybe if we had chosen to eat outside rather than inside, our dining experience would have been different. It's a tiny restaurant and it was busy. The waitress brought a bottle of water to our table. 15 minutes later she took our order. When the...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank winsomelosesum
Reviewed May 12, 2015

A bar, little tables and crepes, you feel as if you were in Paris. The menu has soup, salads and crepes, I have had all of them and all were delicious.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Dossodessie
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Imagine being in the City of Detroit - near the old ballpark, off Michigan Avenue, nothing particularly attractive or noteworthy. Then you happen upon this tiny little french restaurant, with outdoor seating - a big garden gate, lots of flowers, a fountain and little tables...More

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank Michele S
Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Le Petit Zinc is as authentique as they come! Cute, cozy french restraurant. Colorful and charming. You feel like you stepped into a cafe in Paris or Martinique! :) To top it off, delicious french dishes such as ratatouille, sweet and savory crapes! Not to...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Erica C
Reviewed November 6, 2014

I've been a few times to Le Petit Zinc and I just love it. It's charming and the food is very fresh. The crepes are perfect and the nicoise salad is beautiful and delicious. I also love the rosewater latte. Have a seat at the...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank nickelodeon01
Reviewed September 23, 2014

Early Sunday, end of summer breakfast, then an easy drive to drop the Mrs. At the Greyhound terminal down the street. She had a marvelous croissant with smoked salmon, spinach & other fillers for a satisfying meal. Cafe au lait in a massive cup. Easy...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank Loosecanondtw
Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

While the crepes and salads are good, the service isnt always attentive/fast/polite. Would go back but it isnt my first choice as it used to be...

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank mud21
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Le Petit Zinc's garden is the perfect place to enjoy lunch on a summer day--sheltered from traffic and surrounded by flowers, it is an oasis in the city. The spinach/mushroom/feta crepe is light and yet filling. I have noticed the filling combination varies depending on...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Madeline0403
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 W Alexandrine St, Detroit, MI 48201
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-963-2805
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