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Zehnder's Restaurant

730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1817
+1 855-421-4312
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“chicken dinner” (505 reviews)
“liver pate” (66 reviews)
“bread” (231 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1817
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with a group of friends. Some had the family style chicken dinner, others had various other dishes. All left content and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Wait staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank LynnDaveLane
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy to hear you had such a great time at our restaurant and sincerely appreciate your business. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks again! Sincerely, Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted to try the chicken dinner here, since we heard it was world famous. The chicken had no flavor. I was hoping for more. The side dishes, the bread, the pate, were all very good. But to advertise the chicken as the star, it...More

Thank Rosemary D
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write. I’m so sorry you didn’t feel your experience met your expectations. If you’d like to discuss your visit any further feel free to contact me at webmaster@zehnders.com or 800-863-7999. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

Had heard this was the place to get World Famous chicken dinner. Honestly the worst chicken I have ever had. No taste and extremely dry. The best thing we had was the squash. Most other items served had very little taste or seasoning.

Thank motomanwin
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write. I’m so sorry you didn’t feel your experience met your expectations. If you’d like to discuss your visit any further feel free to contact me at webmaster@zehnders.com or 800-863-7999. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in town for a Log home show, many people told us not to miss Zehnder’s The best part of our experience was our server Jen. She was terrific However the food was extremely pedestrian at best. After the Cold Slaw which was terrific...More

Thank Handsomejim
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write. I’m so sorry you didn’t feel your experience met your expectations. If you’d like to discuss your visit any further feel free to contact me at webmaster@zehnders.com or 800-863-7999. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

Food is good. Try the chicken dinner, it is a lot of food. 5 or 6 appetizers are included (cottage cheese, breads, coleslaw, liver pate, cheese spread). Unique experience.

Thank Susan K
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for such a great review. Please feel free to contact me if there ever is a need to do so. We look forward to welcoming you back again and again. Thanks again. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 5 days ago

We made our annual trip to Frankenmuth for a chicken dinner, a family tradition for the past 50 years. During most of that time we enjoyed family style "all you can eat" dinners in one of the upstairs dining rooms. Now that we have the...More

Thank Al T
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for such a great review. We hope you come back again, and again. The service we provide to our guests is very important to us, and we work very hard to not only meet, but to exceed our guests’ expectations. Thanks again. Shelby...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love Zehnders! Great food and great shopping inside this place. Most of the action is on the lower level. Dining hall on the top level. Definitely go here to eat if you visit Frankenmuth.

Thank James A
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write. We look forward to welcoming you back to Frankenmuth and Zehnders again and again. Thanks for the great review. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the third time eating the family style chicken dinner and it was fabulous. Food is very tasty and plentiful. The chicken is juicy and lightly breaded. The service was terrific. A+.

Thank orgone1
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy to hear you had such a great time at our restaurant and sincerely appreciate your business. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks again! Sincerely, Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Probably our worst visit here. It was 49 degrees outside and there was ice cold air blowing on us in dining room - asked to have it adjusted and waitress said she didn’t think they could. Waitress wasn’t particularly friendly or attentive. We asked if...More

1  Thank KandRC
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, we are sorry to hear of your less than satisfactory experience while visiting our restaurant. We would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss the issues described above at your earliest convenience to see if we can make it right. Please feel free to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go on an annual trip to Frankenmuth every year. We always do the dinner at Zehnder's. Last year I was a little disappointed in the chicken because it had no flavor. It was the same this year, plus my husband said the same thing....More

1  Thank DamitaV
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write. I’m so sorry you didn’t feel your experience met your expectations. If you’d like to discuss your visit any further feel free to contact me at webmaster@zehnders.com or 800-863-7999. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager

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Questions & Answers
Londonite
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Zehnders | Property representative |
Hello, our kitchens are completely separate. The Bavarian Inn and Zehnder's are family but are owned separately from each other. Thank you!
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ks332018
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Zehnders | Property representative |
Hello, we cook our chicken in 100% vegetable oil. Thanks!
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Joseph s
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Larry F | Reviewed this property |
No buffet, just a complete meal, I think it’s like $25.00 for the works
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1817
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 855-421-4312
Description
Hospitality abounds with traditional family style chicken dinners and tantalizing breads and pastries in the world-famous Zehnder's of Frankenmuth restaurant.
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