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About Zinc Restaurant
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.
Art Gallery of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1
Contemporary European, International, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
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
99 Street and 102A Avenue
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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
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.
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Zinc Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
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.
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.
Zinc has recently expanded its tapas menu across the week - the concept works well with the choices ranging from appetizers to mains. As a family/friends group we ordered tapas to share a few weeks ago, and as a couple ordered tapas before a performance at the Citadel this week. Some of the dishes carried over, some were new. The beet salad and Icelandic cod were quite good and the beef wellington was very beefy. The flight of ports of different ages was a treat for dessert.
Service is impeccable.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The salmon was as if it was not fresh and completely dry with no flavour. My son in law had the lamb which needed to be returned. Two people agreed that the burglar was fantastic. We wanted a fancy classy restaurant, unfortunately we had a rock concert next to us so made it more challenging to have a conversation. Nice space.
The service was absolutely great, but we felt the food was hit and miss. Appies were very good we had the Yorkshire and croquettes. We were slightly disappointed with our beef entree as the beef did not taste fresh at all and I couldn’t finish it. All in all the menu appealed to us and we’re not sure if we would be back.
The ambiance and design was very good. The service was OK. Our server never returned to fill our wine or water. She came by when we were nearly finished to ask how our food was. Which we order the lamb and Salmon. The lamb was a little tough and dry and the salmon was definetly overcooked. All of the vegetables were delicous. We were hoping to come back and do the chefs flight when we had more time, but after our food and service experience I will pass.
Wasn't to sure walking into there, booked based on others reviews, initial impression is a little cold and empty. HOWEVER, we had excellent warm hearted service, very very good food, and nice background music that didn't interfere with our conversations. By the end of our meal we actually came to enjoy the emptyness, it made the meal feel more special and unique in a very good way.
the service was what stood out like a shining star for us! We were out for a girls night pre Winspear dinner. The boys serving us were absolutely lovely and delightful and treated us like queens. We would be back in a heartbeat just to see them! Highly recommend Tuesday Tapas! Very reasonable wine list and a fun night out.
Chef David provided another memorable dining experience. It was our anniversary and from start to finish it was spectacular. We ordered the 6 course tasting menu but after a few courses, chef asked if we were interested in "testing" a few new dishes and of course we had to help out! Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. Highlights were the lamb, petit filet and fresh ricotta dessert. The Maître D was very helpful and offered us a glass of prosecco to celebrate!
There's a reason this is our favourite restaurant!! Thank you for making our day so special!
The lamb sandwich and prawn appetizers had great flavours. For the lamb sandwich, they forgot to remove two pieces of bone. They were nice to remove that from my bill. I also was underwhelmed by the flavor of the salmon. The host was gracious and I appreciate his courtesy.
Decided to book last minute for brunch. Had the Lobster Tail Eggs Benedict and was not disappointed. We arrived close to closing time for their Saturday brunch but the server was very friendly and accommodating and never made us feel rushed. A great spot for weekend brunch!
We tested the Grilled Romaine with Chicken and the Vegan dish. Both were tasty. Our server Dustin did a good job. Lovely ambiance. Only downside is one toilet/bathroom each for ladies and men, so you end up standing and waiting in a lineup by the bar, which is awkward in a classy lounge.
The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and was pleasantly quiet for a business lunch. There was very good service although at times did seem like they could use an extra serving staff member. It was surprising that they did not have a wireless credit card payment system in this day and age. The food was good but nothing about my meal was particularly outstanding. I had a salad with chicken and the difficult thing was that it was piled high on a small plate making it challenging to fold or cut the salad and eat in any way gracefully. This would simply be fixed by having a larger plate to prevent the salad from spilling over when trying to eat.
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