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Zehnder's of Frankenmuth

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730 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1622
+1 800-863-7999
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

That is what my Mom said out loud the first time we ate here! ALL of the food is exceptional! The atmosphere is fantastic and you better come hungry! But you sure won't be hungry when you leave!!

Thank Kim C
Hilo, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a coupon and a gift card. The coupon expired by one day, no breaks were given. The food was ok, not spectacular. A chicken breast cut in half, a leg and three thighs counted as six pieces. I would have rather had a picnic with store bought chicken from the IGA.

Thank MissChris808
Toronto Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

FIRST, before I tell you about the food, I have to tell you that this place has an incredible history and they have a brilliant marketing team who have created a historic timeline of Zhender's through the ages. You can find this on the wall in the hallway leading to the main bathroom. I am by no means a history... More 

Thank traveltrella
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the chicken I got while visiting Zehnder's in Frankenmuth. I just thought that a dozen wings should not cost 13+ for chicken alone. No sides. No drink. I would have been just as happy to receive fries with that. I must a admit, the food was served incredibly fast. I'm talking as soon as he took my order... More 

Thank Walter M
Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I would highly suggest the bakery. It was amazing and the downstairs is quite the scene to see. The food upstairs was pretty much thanksgiving dinner.

Thank iRdonna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love Zhenders for the food, But being related I still prefer Bavarian Inn as it is more of a whole dinner experience

Thank Kelly P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Zehnder's is one of my favorite restaurants. If you go on Sunday, they have a buffet with so much food you feel like you are in heaven. YUM!!

Thank Kathy A
Kent City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointing no dark meat chicken on the brunch buffet only white and no sidesthat usually go with the chicken like mashed potatoes and gravy no stuffing no noodles the breakfast stuff wasn't very good the biscuits m gravy were horrible there was a rice seafood thing that was ok but the seafood was over cooked the ham was the best... More 

Thank lheethuis
Delray Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for lunch at Zehnders for an eagerly anticipated chicken lunch at Zehnders. My ordered chicken schnitzel was over fried and uncutable. The replacement order of fried chicken was overly breaded and fried. Although famous for fried chicken, perhaps healthier broiled or baked fare is appropriate. We were all disappointed with our meals - a real let down from... More 

Thank Harry P
Columbiaville, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place but chicken dinner over-rated. While you do get a lot of side dishes that are tasty,the chicken is just average.Also over-priced in my opinion. Wish they offered more choices.

Thank diane850

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
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: 730 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?