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Zehnder's Restaurant

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730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 855-421-4312
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Illinois
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122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

We love Zehnder's, and must dine there every time we travel to Frankenmuth, Michigan (annually). The meals are always wonderful, and the ambiance is quite special. You feel as though you are in a different country and being pampered like royalty. We tried something new this trip... Chef Zehnder's delicious onion soup. Simply wonderful!

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Thank DJB2012
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. We look forward to welcoming you back to Frankenmuth and Zehnders again and again. The soup is something else isn't it? Just wonderful. Thanks for the great review. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

Lake,MI
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Very good chicken dinner. A lot of sides to go with it, almost too much. Famous family style chicken dinner comes with cranberry relish, cottage cheese, coleslaw, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy ,noodles, chicken noodle soup, bread, toast points with cheese and pate. More than I ever eat for one meal. Everything is so good you have to keep eating.... More 

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Thank mom0802
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

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! Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

My wife and I went there for lunch and had a nice meal. Chicken is tasty; like many other places I've had it. There was plenty of food, it was all good. We did not have the chance to sample their desserts. The place is huge...seats 1500, so don't let a full parking lot make you think there is a... More 

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Thank Bob L
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. We truly value each and every one of our guests. You have our word we will not alter our recipes in any way unless it’s to improve upon them. We look forward to serving you in the future. Please feel free to contact me in the future for any reason. I can... More 

Novi, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

Our server, Tom, was a delight. He was quick, explained thoroughly any question we asked, and was genuinly polite. Our food was great.

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Thank VisitorGail
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

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. We also showed Tom your review and he was pretty excited. Thanks again. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

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133 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We only wanted a taste of the towns popular chicken so we went for the plate meal down stairs. The chicken, salads, and vegetables were very average, but hot and fresh. BUT the bakery there has some delightful items unique to the area. We took home 3 individual pasties that were as wonderful, flaky, creamy, and gooey as the clerk... More 

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Thank Star N
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. Please feel free to contact us in the future for any reason. Our Bakery and Foodstore are great places to visit and take some of Zehnder’s home with you. Thank you again for writing. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

Barryton, Michigan
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

The food, service, and atmosphere is first class. Known for their chicken dinners you will not be disappointed. Food is made from scratch, and tastes amazing. Our server, Rebecca, went above and beyond to make it the best dining experience. If you get a chance to dine here make sure you request her section. We'll definitely be back in the... More 

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Thank sldavids
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. I will be sharing your review with our staff at our daily meetings. I assure you they really enjoy these reviews and I will use this as an example of great customer service. Thanks again. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

Ionia, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Always a great deal and good food. We take advantage of the eat free on your birthday and it is an enjoyable time. We have been doing this for many years and have never been disappointed.

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Thank Lee L
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

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 serving you again and again. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

Longmont, Colorado
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308 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

The chicken is ordinary, the stuffing gummy, the gravy salty, the cranberry relish yummy, the cole slaw just the way I like it - sort of like mom cooked on Sunday! In the $20 range, overpriced. I had the lake perch, which was fine and I recommend it.

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3 Thank jdbirch
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. We look forward to hearing from our guests because it's only truly is only through your feedback that we know how we’re doing. I'm truly sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. Please feel free to contact me if you'd like to discuss this further. I can be reached at webmaster@zehnders.com, or at... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very good food and plenty of it. Make sure you bring your appetite. Friendly wait staff. Definitely would return

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Thank chic121
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write. I will be sharing your review with our staff at our daily meetings. I assure you they really enjoy these reviews and I will use this as an example of great customer service. Thanks again. Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

Pittsburgh, PA USA
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

We looked forward to their famous chicken. It was dry and the pieces we were served were mostly bones. It was disappointing. The service is good. It is a very large restaurant.

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1 Thank Bustour
Zehnders, Manager at Zehnder's Restaurant, responded to this review

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 contact me at (800) 863-7999 or at webmaster@zehnders.com. Sincerely, Shelby Albrecht F&B Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
American, German, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?