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Zehnder's Restaurant

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1365 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-1622
+1 800-863-7999
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Lansing, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the buffet lunch on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The buffet consisted of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing, popovers, green beans, mashed sweet potatoes, sausages & sauerkraut and some plain-looking wide noodles. Desserts included carrot cake, banana cake, a peach cobbler, coconut cream cake, apple cobbler, rice pudding, cupcakes and ice cream. Like many other reviews stated, our fried... More 

Thank WalkerB8
Marco Island, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We traveled to Frankenmuth for heavy shopping, stated at 7 am and exhausted by 3pm we drove to zenders for refueling.Kathy was our waitress she was attentive and gracious. First we tackled some wine and then proceeded to dine in family style. The whole experience was great. We rested and feasted on it, recharged in body and soul off we... More 

Thank run1ski2
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not sure how many pieces Zehnder's chickens have but where I come from they only have 8 and none have straight edges. I order the 2 piece white chicken lunch and got a breast cut into 2 pieces. This is just like KFC only worst. They charged $14 for this. The chicken tasted like it was deep fried in... More 

Thank Donald A
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Zehnder's is a fun experience. Food is good. The wait staff is extremely nice. Can't come to Frankenmuth without coming here. Try it around Christmas time. Totally worth it.

Thank Jetsettercp
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Chicken Schnitzel Franconian was tasteless and dry. Duck was okay. Chicken with feta cheese was big but dry. Service was spotty. Certainly overpriced.

Thank cehenders16
Columbus, Ohio
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food, good service. The chicken is excellent and the Cole slaw is awesome. I will definitely be back.

Thank Paul W
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent more on this one meal than a weeks worth of groceries, and my family didn't even like it! I was told KFC tasted MUCH better. It was worth having the kids experience real cloth table covers and napkins, but we'll be finding somewhere else to eat on our next trip.

Thank Nicole U
Elyria, Ohio
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

come with an appetite - you get a lot of food for the money - very good - service is excellent and very friendly

Thank crp_of_ohio
Port Clinton, Ohio
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was fantastic, service was very slow. Sat with empty plates in front of us for 35 minutes while our waiter waited on tables all around us. Decided not to get desert because we felt it would take too long. Were told to fill out the pay slip but not what to do with our payment... turns out the waiter... More 

Thank Bethanie H
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great place to eat! We went at a less busy time around 4:45 pm. We ordered the chicken dinner and were very surprised we received everything listed! No need to pick two sides because you get several! The appetizers were good and all the sides were good with the exception of the mashed potatoes as they seemed to... More 

Thank Dawn S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1365 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?