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Zinc Brasserie

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215 E Water St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502 (Market Street)
+1 419-502-9462
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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431 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My husband made reservations here for valentines dinner. We have been here for dessert and drinks, but had yet had dinner, Because of some bad seating arrangements at the old location, that left us cold and not feeling appreciated. Reluctantly we decided to finally give the new location a dinner try. We arrived on time and were quickly escorted to... More 

Thank Thedevelopingimage
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Whenever my wife an I are visiting family (at least once a year), we go to Zinc as a big group. The food is wonderful and reasonably priced for the portion sizes. The dishes change to keep things fresh and seasonal and the preparations are delicious. This was the first "nice" restaurant that came to Sandusky, and I am glad... More 

1 Thank ArcherValinor
New London
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

One of my most favorite local restaurants. The evening always starts off with one of their wonderful "Martinis". All are good And can't go wrong. Great small plates with yummy beet salad! Lovely atmosphere, great wine list and best of all wonderful food. Zinc's is a must to try out in lovely downtown Sandusky.

1 Thank kcbosslady
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

First time guest and left having enjoyed nothing more than the free water. The server looked down much of the time and seemed unaware of our attempts to get her attention. There was only one other table occupied in the tavern... a 2 topper! Finally she took our order but scurried away before we could tell her what we wanted... More 

2 Thank Dave B
Broadview Heights, Ohio
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were there earlier than our reservation and seated promptly. We ordered truffle fries which were excellent fries but had no truffle taste at all. Maybe a mistake or a bad recipe. The onion soup was outstanding. We had the surf and turf (scallops and sirloin) and pork chop. The scallops were tasty, the sirloin really not. The pork chop... More 

Thank Tim G
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Love to try new venues, especially near the water (North Coast) in this case. Walking inside were immediately in a lively bar atmosphere. We ate in the quieter dining room. Immediately our server introduced herself and provided us menus and asked about water. Was nice enough to allow my wife to sample a tap Pinot Noir before she ordered it.... More 

1 Thank Sterbs49
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our food was phenomenal: complex flavors, not overbearing or fussy; beautiful plating. Our server was delightful. We had a great night here and recommend it without reservation.

Thank Elizabeth D
Decatur, Alabama
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Zinc's is located on East Water Street on the eastern end of the downtown docks. We parked on the street in front of the restaurant. Many other patrons had simply walked. Inside is a small more formal dining area in addition to a more relaxed bar area. Reservations are suggested for the dining area, especially on the weekend. We were... More 

Thank Vernon H
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I was with a group of adults and teenagers and EVERYONE loved this place! The first night Philip was our server and he was outstanding!! We had oysters, the Brussels sprouts and sweet potato starter was AMAZING! Enough for a vegetarian meal. Had the salmon special and it was so good too! Leftovers and it was good even reheated two... More 

Thank Slsitzy
Huron, Ohio, United States
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Excellent food and ambience, one of the better French restaurants I've visited. Interesting food and good presentation. Very glad to have this available in our area!

Thank Dave M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
French, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E Water St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-502-9462

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?