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ZINC New Haven

4.6
2069 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Across from the historic New Haven Green, ZINC offers an innovative seed-to-plate menu that celebrates the surrounding community. Sustainable food has been the focus of ZINC since opening its doors in 1999 and has helped earn our place as a fixture in the downtown landscape. Our modern interpretation of “American Food” which is local market inspired and globally infused with a focus on sustainable food offers a dining experience fit for even the most enthusiastic of foodies.

Co-Owners Donna Curran and Chef Denise Appel combine more than 20 years of experience to create a restaurant that reflects their passion for great local food and quality service. ZINC has evolved into one of the city’s most popular gathering spots for both local foodies and visiting ones.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday, 5:00pm -10:00pm. Closed All Day Sunday
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Phone number
(203) 624-0507
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Cross street: Between College and Temple Streets
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What 2069 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.6
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4.5
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

Outstanding dinner. Cheeses were a great appetizer. Both entries were delicious. Ample portions--enough to take him for lunches the next 2 days.

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0
Dined 4 days ago

service was very spotty. server was very sweet and friendly but forgot to give me a menu for almost 30 minutes. they forgot our drinks then rushed us out during desert because the restaurant was crowded. we were there for a mini reunion and being rushed out was a horrible ending.
maybe a good spot for a quick dinner but definitely not a special occasion place.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

The food, service and ambiance were all terrific. My wife had the Gnocchi and I had the Scottish salmon which were both delicious. We would definitely go back there again and try some new things on the menu. The noise level was not at all loud even though the restaurant was full. The service was really very good with the water glasses refilled regularly and the dishes cleared promptly.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0
Dined 6 days ago

Good wine list and the sommelier was helpful in choosing good wine by the glass. Food was above average. We both had vegetarian meals (gnocchi and veggie curry). Tasty!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 16, 2018

I can't say enough about the perfect, unhurried , unworried lunch
with a lady friend. Everything was better than expected. Go !

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Goodgirl (Detroit)
4.0
Dined on January 16, 2018

Excellent service, really nice food, large portions.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 16, 2018

Great experience. The menu is unique and the food delicious

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

First time dining here and I was very impressed. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Went here on date night and made a reservation ahead of time. There was a lovely corner booth ready for us upon arrival. The woman who walked us to our seat was very friendly and professional. We enjoyed our time here and will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 11, 2018

excellent food and service I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Food was amazing! Right before Midnight we were all encouraged to crowd around the tv at the bar and ring in the New Year together. The owners even came to the table afterwards to thank us for celebrating the New Year with them... this place is a gem

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday, 5:00pm -10:00pm. Closed All Day Sunday
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Cross street
Between College and Temple Streets
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(203) 624-0507
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Parking details
Validated parking for dinner is available in the Crown Street Garage and Temple Street Garage.
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Executive chef
Denise Appel
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions
ZINC holds monthly wine tastings and wine dinners.

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Private Dining

ZINC and Kitchen ZINC offer you the best of both worlds. Choose from our Private Dining Room, Main Dining Room or ZINC Table for sophisticated gatherings. Enjoy casual get-togethers at Kitchen ZINC or on our patio to enjoy a little fresh air with your fresh ingredients.

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