HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Thu, 1/18
Time
11:30 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 11 times today

Zinc Restaurant

4.2
868 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
CAN$31 to CAN$50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Contemporary European
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion (15)
  • Good for a Date (13)
  • Creative Cuisine (11)
Canada"s Best New Restaurants of 2010; Zinc has been named one of Canada's Best New Restaurants of 2010

Located in the Art Gallery of Alberta in downtown Edmonton, Zinc offers a relaxed fine dining experience inspired by simple elegance and served in stunning surroundings. Zinc menu focuses on fresh Alberta ingredients fused with local artisan food products.

Intimate dinners, group celebrations, casual lunches or the simple enjoyment of a glass of wine become inspired at Zinc.

Zinc is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. Our menus change seasonally and include dishes inspired by featured art exhibitions.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Contemporary European, International, Fusion / Eclectic
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Monday Closed

Tuesday & Wednesday Lunch 11 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner seatings between 5 pm and 9 pm

Thursday & Friday Lunch 11 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner seatings between 5 pm and 10 pm

Saturday Brunch 11 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner seatings between 5 pm and 10 pm

Sunday Brunch 11 am to 2 pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(780) 392-2501
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
What 868 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2
  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Quiet
81% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
OpenTable Diner (Edmonton)
4.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

Zinc was able to accommodate a last minute reservation on a Saturday night. Service was excellent and the food and drinks were great. Half price martinis made for a great night!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

My sister and I brought my mom here on a Sunday morning (December 31st) for her birthday. We had made a reservation, but that appears to be unnecessary as we were the only people in the restaurant. The food was amazing. I was the only one who got the three course brunch; the cheese plate appetizer was big enough to share and I'm glad I was able to. Despite being the only table in the place, the service was mediocre, we had to flag down the waiter a couple of times and two of us got our meals way before the last one came out.

Report
Helpful
RobM (Edmonton)
4.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

We enjoyed a Saturday Brunch at Zinc. It is located close to the Winspear where we were going to attend at concert. The menu was creative and the food tasted great. The service was good and it was pleasant to to be able to carry on a conversation without shouting.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Edmonton)
3.0
Dined on December 28, 2017

Mushroom soup was dull and tasted little of mushrooms. Salad was comprised of butter lettuce with dried cranberries and dried apricots in an under-seasoned vinaigrette. Overall, dull, uninteresting food. Wine and service were good.

Report
Helpful
vipSharonYEG (Edmonton)
5.0
Dined on December 24, 2017

Chef Omar outdid himself yet again with a wonderful tasting menu: 6 courses plus an amuse bouche and a sorbet, featuring duck, pork belly, tenderloin, salmon pyrogies and golden beets. Service was superb with Fadi paying close attention to our needs. Always a wonderful evening!

Report
Helpful
Ence (Edmonton)
4.0
Dined on December 22, 2017

As always, everything is fantastic. Merry Christmas everyone!!!

Report
Helpful
Stan (Vancouver)
4.0
Dined on December 14, 2017

Stunning setting, good food nicely prepared and presented, excellent service.

Report
Helpful
showboy (Edmonton)
4.0
Dined on December 10, 2017

Probably the 6th time I've eaten here this year, food is always enjoyable, views onto Churchill Square and City Hall fantastic, don't need to visit the spectacular Art Gallery to dine here tho one should!

Service has always been hit and miss, even when room is empty. Still, a good choice downtown that many still don't think about, particularly on Sundays for their set brunch menu. Benedicts are excellent, especially the salmon or short rib. Coffee is hot, desserts seasonal n tasty, price is decent.

Report
Helpful
vipHprunner (Edmonton)
2.0
Dined on December 8, 2017

When we arrived we told the waitress we had tickets to the show. After we got our wine, she disappeared. After 30 minutes, we finally had to flag someone else down. No time for appetizers or dessert. Kinda of glad because the main dishes we did order were just average and not worth the price. They did comp the wine for the slow service.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on December 2, 2017

Appreciated that they found a gluten free dessert option for me.

High end price point - especially $7 for sparkling water when still water wasn't offered as a free alternative!! Two bottles of water cost as much as an appetizer!

Lovely night scape from our window seats but it was also cool by the window wall. Would be perfect as long as you wear a warm outfit.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
87

Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Contemporary European, International, Fusion / Eclectic
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Monday Closed

Tuesday & Wednesday Lunch 11 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner seatings between 5 pm and 9 pm

Thursday & Friday Lunch 11 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner seatings between 5 pm and 10 pm

Saturday Brunch 11 am to 2:30 pm
Dinner seatings between 5 pm and 10 pm

Sunday Brunch 11 am to 2 pm
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
99 Street and 102A Avenue
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
Price range
CAN$31 to CAN$50
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(780) 392-2501
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Experiencing inspired works of art takes on a whole new meaning with Zinc Catering at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Whether you choose from one of our restaurant-inspired menus, request a themed menu based on a current exhibition or create your own customized selection, you and your guests will enjoy an incredible culinary experience! For more information on hosting an event at Zinc or in one of the magnificent rentable spaces at the Art Gallery, please visit: http://www.zincrestaurant.ca/events-catering
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
There is ample meter parking around the Gallery. There is also a large Imperial Parking lot adjacent to the main doors as well as the Library and City Hall Parkades. The Art Gallery of Alberta is connected to the Library Parkade via the downtown pedway system. Zinc restaurant is walking distance from Edmonton City Centre, the Citadel Theatre and the Winspear Centre. The Edmonton LRT system is also accessible right from the building.
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
David Omar
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine