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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Carrot Sponge Cake
Cream Cheese Sorbet/ Carrot Cream/ Candied Carrot
Sorbet Trio
Fruit coulis / pepita cookie
Gianduja Chocolate Mousse Cake
Chocolate-hazelnut layer / vanilla malted milk / chocolate-hazelnut crunch
Flourless Mexican Chocolate Cake
Milk Chocolate + Chile Soup/Coconut Milk Chocolate Foam/ Salted Caramel Gelato
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

I have eaten more than a dozen times at Zinc in groups ranging from 4 to 20. Every time I go expecting an interesting choice of meals well executed, there is often something that disappoints. The most recent time, two of the three courses were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RHeimer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great choice to go. The food is refreshing and the steak is cooked perfectly. Made a reservation in advance as night time the place can be crowded especially on weekend. Would definitely come back if we come to visit again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joyhuang2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful interior — clean and sleek with modern elements. Knowledgable wait staff and an approachable wine list with good selections at modest price points are big pluses. The menu is well constructed — meat, fish, fowl, vegan and the entree proteins are complementary to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank houstontraveler2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Bustling collegiate atmosphere on the New Haven Green. Variety of interesting dishes with a sophisticated slant. Excellet service and good drinks. You feel like you are in the swim.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank joansten
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Never have been to this restaurant before but I would definitively go back for fun. The food was great!! Service was right on.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank houseof6cats
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Zinc is a mainstay among top restaurants in the restaurant city. The food is basically farm to table, always fresh and delicious. The shellfish, for example is delivered fresh to the chef's home! The menu is more than just seasonal. It changes with what's available...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank clr2015
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We went to this restaurant based partly on the positive online ratings, but we found the food uninspiring, much to salty, and over-priced. There are better places in the vicinity.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank szscanada
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Had lunch at Zinc. The service and food was outstanding. Loved their duck nachos and I had the shrimp fried rice. The food was fresh and great balance of flavors. Prices were reasonable for the quality and the portions were good. When I return, I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Diana K
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Donna Curran, the owner and visionary behind Zinc, has been at it for 19 years here. Her creativity, and commitment to fresh and local, continue to charm and inspire. She has hosted several private parties for my business recently and the attentiveness of the staff,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Have been coming to Zinc for years. Before kids it was a great nighttime stop for dinner, often at the bar, after a late night at the office. Since kids, its always a relaxing fantastic date night with my wife. Somehow, in a town with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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