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Zehnder's Restaurant

730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
+1 855-421-4312
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken dinner” (441 reviews)
“cabbage salad” (54 reviews)
“liver pate” (63 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
730 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and decided to have dinner at Zehnders and chose to order the all you can eat family style chicken dinner. (We didn't ask for any additional food after the original dishes) It was an enjoyable experience. The dinner consisted of fried chicken, mashed...More

Thank Ida S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a group of 5 for lunch 2 days ago. Four of us had chicken and we ALL thought it was not good. The building is beautiful and the service was fine. The chicken is just not very tasty and the sides are very...More

Thank nanrock
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great meal. True Frankenmuth atmosphere. A must stop to dine while visiting for lunch or dinner . Visit the bakery in the lower level of Zenders for the desert to take home or back to hotel for the late night snack. Reservations recommended if you...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 days ago

The chicken schnitzel was extremely good, as was the traditional chicken dinner. Staff were all very efficient and friendly.

Thank whitcart
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food and experience were fantastic. We asked to move into the bar area for some privacy and they accommodated. More food than any 2 people could ever eat. We did not eat the traditional all you can eat chicken dinner, and the options we chose...More

Thank kegoodrich
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved the variety of the food that came with the meal, but was slightly disappointed by the main dishes. There were 5 of us, and we all agreed it was good, but not quite as good as we had been led to believe. It...More

Thank Edda J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to have a nice dinner for my husband birthday and the round of food, the cole slaw, crackers and cheese, cottage cheese, cranberry sauce was good, soup had really no flavor and then main round came and chicken wasn't crispy, we thought it...More

Thank katiemcoward
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant has a great atmosphere and great home style cooking! I got the stuffed chicken, Mac and Cheese and dressing. The dressing was out of this world!! It has a buffets style menu where you choose your meat and sides! Very good food!

Thank jacobpeterson3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the price that you pay, I would rather eat Popeyes. The chicken didn't have much flavor and potatoes were bland. The noddles and stuffing were good. It's $23 a person for all you can eat. We just got individual meals. For two chicken legs...More

Thank ashes33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel a lot and have come to rely on Trip Advisor for good advice. This is the first time they have let me down. How this place got 4 stars is a complete mystery. The fact that Zehnder's was rated so highly caused me...More

2  Thank Kent L
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Questions & Answers
5 June 2017|
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Response from shellyvdw | Reviewed this property |
They are used to serving tourists. There is no dress code other than what the law requires (no shirts, no shoes, no service). Just come as you are.
Carol S
22 January 2017|
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Response from Zehnders | Property representative |
Yes we take reservations. You can visit us online at "zehnders. com" and make them online or call 800-863-7999. The Family Style Dinner is $21.95 for adults, and we do offer our Rewards Club and part of that is a free Family... More
Jackie L
7 November 2016|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
Monday through Thursday are best days, we walked in and was seated promptly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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