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“Great food”
Review of Zinc - CLOSED

Zinc
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, French
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 4th St. NW
Transit: Bus and free trolley stops within half block of restaurant.
Description: Seasonally Inspired, Locally Acquired. Set in a whimsical atmosphere of a converted auto service station at the heart of Midtown, Chef Justin Hershey works closely with local farmers in creating his seasonally inspired progressive American menu. Zinc's local-centric sensibility is also reflected in the wine and cocktail offerings. Enjoy warm weather aperitifs and dining on the spacious patio.
Charlottesville, VA
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

They make the real pommes frites here! Crispy not undercooked like so many restuarants do. Great food. Cute outside seating area

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2 Thank egoodell
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29 reviews from our community

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English first
Charlottesville, Virginia
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“I love Zinc!”
Reviewed December 27, 2011

The tapas are a weird mix of French/Spanish/American but it's all good. The patio is awesome, too in the spring/summer/fall.

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Thank ThePixinator
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Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“delicious food and great ambience”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

Zinc was a pleasant surprise. The service was attentive, the food was innovative and tasty, the atmosphere was relaxed and cool. We especially loved the apple and onion soup and the scallop dish. Only minus was that the dining room was very cold! We will be back, albeit with warmer clothes!

  • Visited October 2011
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Thank AlessiaO
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North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“nice atmosphere, left hungry”
Reviewed August 7, 2011

This is a cute restaurant, right off the mall with a great menu and service. We had an appetizer, bread, and entrees and I still left hungry. Everything I had tasted good, but it was nothing special for $80.

  • Visited August 2011
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1 Thank UNC_Missy
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Connecticut
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
Reviewed August 6, 2011

Great food! This place is in a little "foodie" enclave with other restaurants and food shops. I could have stayed for days testing all of the places. Zinc is very casual but the service and the food are NOT! Perfectly unadulterated fresh heirloom tomatoes, great tuna tare tare, excellent house made bratworst. Great wine list as well.

  • Visited August 2011
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Thank Sharon026
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