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Zehnder's Restaurant

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730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 855-421-4312
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Livonia, Michigan
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love the place. Food is great and staff really cares. Every time we go it's the same, delicious food, great staff and oh did it mention more food than you can eat? Ya. Be ready for the family style it's just keeps coming. I will be back. So after trying a similar restaurant across the street, I will come here.

Thank Mark D
Flint, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family has been coming here for years & it never disappoints. The staff is great and dressed in German costume attire and they're fast and friendly to boot. The food is SO good - the fried chicken and buttered noodles are our favorites, but everything that they have is absolutely delicious!

Thank Carie1110
Beamsville, Canada
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy, wait time about 30 minutes, but well worth the wait. We had the chicken dinners of course and enjoyed every bite. Our server Nicole was terrific, as friendly a person that you could ever meet. Look forward to returning.

Thank Frank A
Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like chicken, make this a stop for lunch or dinner. Their family style dinners are pretty good and you won't go away hungry as they bring you plenty to eat. A little pricey but the atmosphere is nice. Also be sure to head downstairs to check out all the shops and the bakery.

Thank Cassre
Saline, Michigan, United States
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The family-style dinner includes chicken noodle soup, lots of sizes and endless chicken. Each side is worth the time to clean the plate followed by chicken, mash potatoes, stuffing and gravy. Be sure to save room for desert and that is also included with your meal.

Thank HockeyGary
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Zehnder's a few times and every time had a fantastic family style chicken dinner that Frankenmuth is famous for.

Thank Jaclyn H
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You come here mainly for the all you can eat chicken, it's been the tourist thing to do for years. They do give you a lot of stuff, and you can have more, but I still don't know about the $22 price, since the star of the show, the chicken, are small pieces and no seasoning. The cole slaw is... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, if you're going to visit make sure you have a reservation. This place is huge but it was packed and the wait was long for walk-ins. We arrived about 30 minutes early so we grabbed a drink at the bar. The place was hopping and the service was slow so we were a little worried. We were seated... More 

Thank M G
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed overall. Pros: Stuffing, liver pâté, buttered noodles. Atmosphere. Cons: So-so chicken, instant potatoes, wrinkled green peas.

Thank Mark L
London, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great jewel of a resteraunt. My wife and I generally stay in Saginaw as its a bit less expensive, however make the trip to Frankenmuth for the dinner. First off, do yourself a big favour and make a reservation on line as the line ups for the walk in patrons can be excess of an hour depending on... More 

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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: 730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Frankenmuth
  • Phone Number: +1 855-421-4312
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?