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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


$30 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Warm Olives
Orange, fennel, chilies.
Spicy Mixed Nuts
Cayenne, clover honey, sea salt.
House Pickles
Sweet, spicy & sour jardiniere.
Snack Trio
Artisan Cheese Plate
Almonds, quince paste, crisps.
House Charcuterie
Ever-changing selection, traditional accompaniments.
Onion Soup Gratinee
Caramelized onions, crouton, gruyere.
Lobster Bisque en Croute
Main lobster, sherry, flaky pastry crust.
Oysters on the Half
Local horseradish & lemon.
Salmon Tartare
Sesame, yuzu, soy-mustard.
House pancetta, garlic, chili flake, white wine.
Basil, garlic, crouton.
Crispy Calamare
Zucchini, capers, tomato-basil, lemon aioli.
Green Salad
Organic lettuces, cucumber, tomato, sherry vinaigrette, caramel balsamic, bleu.
Duck confit, butternut, asiago, bread crumb.
Spaghetti Puttanesca
Gulf shrimp, olives, capers, tomato-basil.
Spaghetti Carbonara
House pancetta, English peas, reggiano parmesan, egg.
Mussels, calamari, white wine, garlic, tomato, bread crumb.
Seared Jumbo Day Boat Scallops
Parsnip, fennel, lardons, apple & ginger.
Shrimp, scallops, market fresh fish, mussels, linguine, spicy tomato broth.
Faroe Island Salmon
Horseradish crust, olive tapenade, quinoa provencal.
Crispy Chicken
Pan roasted, butternut squash, curried kale, honey-truffle-thyme glaze.
Hudson Valley Duck
Roast‎‎ breast, confit-root vegetable hash, blueberry sauce.
Berkshire Pork
Center cut pork loin, mushrooms, bleu cheese, potato gratin.
Steak Frites
12oz sirloin steak, truffle French fries.
Steak Au Poivre
14oz NY steak, fingerling potatoes, cognac demi-glace.
Filet Trio
Beef medallions, mushroom risotto, parsnip, truffle potato puree, red wine sauce.
Truffle French Fries
Risotto Du Jour
Sauteed Spinach
Pan Roasted Mushrooms
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

With its cozy dining room, friendly service and excellent French bistro appeal, Zinc Brasserie was a hidden gem in downtown Sandusky. We shared the warm mushroom salad with a wonderful vinaigrette dressing and the baked oysters to start. I had the horseradish crusted salmon accompanied...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 4, 2020

I travel weekly and I try to avoid chains when I am in an area. One of my coworkers suggested that I try out Zin Brasserie. Well Let me tell you, I was blown away. I had to park near the restaurant and walk. It...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

We wound up here because Crush was booked, but I'm so glad we did. The menu is mouthwatering. Everyone enjoyed the food; the butternut squash ravioli was superb, and they have an excellent cider on the drinks menu. It's a lovely, intimate place. It took...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed September 28, 2019

We met another couple for dinner at a restaurant for dinner but it was so noisy we left and then looked for another place to eat. We found Zinc Brasserie on line a few blocks down the street and went there and were totally impressed...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Overall, this is a nice restaurant for Ohio. My problem is the waitress was a ditz. Really. She took the wrong order for my dinner, and so, I was brought the wrong dish. When I said I wanted the proper dish, she said it would...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

We thought everything that we ordered was absolutely delicious. The Brussels sprouts were to die for! Our server was very attentive and friendly. They are not well equipped to handle children, but managed just fine with ours. They don’t have kid friendly drinks like milk...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

I ate at Zinc last evening and my entree, soft shell crab and the customer service were unimpressive. I've eaten here several times before and expected attentive, professional service and attention to my complaint about food quality. The soft shell crab were very small and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Zinc Brasserie is so beautiful inside and were greeted by a very nice and friendly waitress. We were celebrating our youngest sisters birthday. Our food was so good and very thing was perfect for a great birthday.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

First time dining at Zinc at it was fabulous. The angry calamari, although a bit spicy, was so tender I forgot about the heat. It was not breaded and fried like most restaurants prepare it to hide the rubberized texture of the calamari. I’ve never...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Party of seven adults had excellent meals of pork, pasta, salads and seafood. Great presentation but even better taste!

Date of visit: September 2018
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September 15, 2016|
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Response from Slsitzy | Reviewed this property |
I'm almost positive there were vegetarian options. Maybe call ahead and check....the Brussel sprout/ sweet potato dish was awesome but can't remember if there was any bacon in them?? I'd double check!! Awesome restaurant... More
July 21, 2016|
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