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Zehnder's Restaurant

730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1817
+1 866-991-7803
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“chicken dinner” (536 reviews)
“liver pate” (71 reviews)
“bread” (243 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
German, Bar, Pub, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1817
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Reviewed yesterday

We had made reservations for a large group, 12 of us. While most of us ordered chicken 2 ordered from the menu. That night and early the next morning , my Husband got sick,really sick. I called the other people in our group and some...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mom2mike828
Reviewed 3 days ago

Zehnder's is a famous restaurant, known for its chicken dinners. You won't be disappointed by the taste and appeal of your meal. The cost however, is quite expensive and you may not feel the price is worth the meal. I always encourage people to visit...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Laura R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We traveled down to Frankenmuth for a little shopping and a good Chicken dinner and we were not disappointed. We've been to other restaurants in town but our first time to Zehnder's and is was a great experience. We came last year before Christmas and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MNLit
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service there was not very good and took a while also the food was pretty average. It is ok resteraunt but it is not always worth your time.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Emma P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here with a large group of friends for a Christmas get together. We made reservations and they were accommodating for our large group. Both my husband and I ordered off the menu, he ordered the perch and I ordered the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Heidi1847
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious chicken!!! Advice! Call for reservations! If you don’t then good luck. Spacious and good ole country cooking mmm mmm

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Chadb17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad I made a reservation for this place. I made a 6:45 reservation and we were sitting by 6:50. It was so busy and i was thinking there was no way we would be sitting near our booking time. We were amazed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ashleyv928
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard much about this restaurant, especially the chicken. While it was good, I wouldn't say it was as good as it is built up to be. We selected to get the buffet instead of the family style meal. The service was great, but the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lauriesDublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still the best place to eat in Michigan! They have kept up the quality of their food! In addition to the Chicken, you get gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered noodles, chicken noodle soup, cranberry sauce, cottage cheese, white bread, stollen, cole slaw, a vegetable, garlic toast...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mjudd448
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited for probably 45 minutes, but as soon as we were seated our server was there right away and the pace quickened up! The food was good and the service (our server, Rachel) was friendly and attentive! The Caesar salad was delish, the fried...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank knschwieterman
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Berrie H
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Zehnders | Property representative |
Hello, we do have Red Currant wine but unfortunately, we are unable to ship it at this time. You would need to visit Zehnder's Marketplace to purchase it. Thanks!
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!
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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: +1 866-991-7803
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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