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Zehnder's Restaurant

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1365 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1622
+1 800-863-7999
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good place to take your family. The staff was extremely friendly and the food was delicious. We booked a table online and was seated with 5 minutes when we arrived. The place was hopping with lots of people, so be mindful that booking ahead of time is best option. The kids loved the look of the room, and they... More 

Thank ESKK4
Sacramento, California
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Capable of serving large crowds quickly. More than enough food served family style. They are famous for their chicken which I found to be rather bland. Lots of food going to waste. Our waiter told us it could not be donated; it has to be thrown away. Appalling.

Thank Dawna F
Shandon, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The serve staff were polite and adorable in their serving uniforms. When the menu says it is all you can eat, you better believe it! We were so full that we had to walk about the town for a bit before we retrieved the car. Liver Pate was tasty-didn't even know I liked it until now. The Cranberry Relish was... More 

Thank Melissa P
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this place. I am lucky enough to live within an hour or so from Frankenmuth, so I am lucky to be able to enjoy their fabulous chicken dinners on a regular basis. I have been coming to Frankenmuth since I was a kid, 50 years or more, and make the trip there probably 4 times a year, it's... More 

Thank Toni T
Saskatoon, Canada
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite a surprise. A very delicious, well presented Bavarian Chicken Feast with all the extras. Linen tablecloths, napkins, a beautiful authentic setting, and great servers completed our evening.

Thank judyjudyjudy9
Morgan Hill, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I heard this was a must so I musted!! Butter noodles. ✅ Fried chicken ✅ Soup ✅ Toasts bread ✅ Cottage cheese, jelly, relish, cole slaw, and bread with spread ✅✅✅✅✅✅ A terrific amount of food. Noodles were off the hook. Chicken was ok, please don't hate me. But Mrs. Knott's in Anaheim, CA is 5x better. Must be a... More 

Thank kylephaynes
London, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You may have to line up to get in but its worth the wait. We went late afternoon so did not have to wait very long but when we came out there was a lineup. Service was great and the server was very friendly .We ate from the menu and did not have the "all you can eat deal" which... More 

Thank jimb059
North Tonawanda, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have been to Zenders Many times . ( 2 or 3 ) Times a year. We always eat in the main restaurant. We also have a meal or two in the cafe.Frankenmuth is famous for its chicken. You can even buy Zenders noodles and spices in the gift shop. The bakery has the best sweets and... More 

Thank Walter W
Orlando, Florida
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our visit had us eating the family style chicken dinner. All the chicken and home cooked sides you can eat! Chicken noodle soup, mashed potatoes (my son like so much he ended up eating them right out of the bowl), stuffing that I couldn't stop eating, cole slaw, squash, buttered egg noodles, crusted bread with cheese or pate, and amazing... More 

Thank cowboysoup
Sewell, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, the food is "overrated," but if you're going to visit Frankenmuth, this is kind of a "must-see." The service was fine, the food was plentiful and fairly tasty and reasonably priced--but nothing to "write home about." The atmosphere was great. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and was quite lively. This is the kind of place you go to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, German, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1365 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 800-863-7999
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?