About Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Zinc is a lively three level bistro in Historic Nob Hill. Featuring an open, urban ambiance, Zinc offers casual fine dining on the main level and the loft mezzanine. For those looking for an exciting show, the exhibition bar offers seats right along the open kitchen. The menu focuses on high quality - yet affordable - American bistro fare and utilizes seasonal ingredients, many of which are sourced from local farmers. The Cellar Bar offers the same extensive wine list and premium cocktails as the upstairs, but in a more intimate lounge atmosphere with a lighter menu. The Cellar also showcases live music on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. Visit www.zincabq.com for menus, pictures, and upcoming events!
American, French, Californian
Hours of Operation:
Saturday & Sunday 11:00am - 2:30pm
Monday-Thursday 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday-Saturday 5:00pm - 1:00am
Sunday & Monday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live music (jazz, blues, Americana, indie) in the intimate Cellar Bar every Tuesday from 8pm to 11pm and every Thursday and Saturday from 9:30pm - 12:30am. Sunday Brunch features live music from 11am to 2pm in the main dining room.
Taste Boutique Catering is a joint catering arm of Zinc and sister restaurants Seasons Rotisserie & Grill and Savoy Bar & Grill.
We have street parking, night parking in the lots across the street and a private lot at 116 Dartmouth SE for overflow.
Private Party Facilities:
Private balcony area that seats up to 48 people.
Private Party Contact:
Ralph Garcia: 5052549462x
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Chose Zinc for our New Year's Eve dinner ...
Chose Zinc for our New Year's Eve dinner and were greeted and sat immediately upon arrival. Server had a great personality and was very attentive. Service and wait time were both excellent. One of Albuquerque's better restaurants.
Service was great, friendly, courteous a ...
Service was great, friendly, courteous and fun. Food was very good. Stay away from desserts, because you will want to order another to take home. Excellent desserts. Rest of dinner was quite good as well. Left full and satisfied. Worth the price.
This was a romantic NY's dinner, and tha ...
This was a romantic NY's dinner, and thankfully they seated all of the couples in one area and large groups in another to make it a quiet experience. Our server was helpful, attentive, and knowledgable. My cocktail was unique. The food was great as always, but I should have ordered the beef tenderloin. The lamb loin was just not as good. My companion ordered the duck breast and it was perfect. The appetizer was unique and delicious--smoked trout on a potato pancake! The evening was intimate and fun thanks to the environment and the service.
We went to use a gift certificate but di ...
We went to use a gift certificate but didn't really need that as an excuse. Zinc has been a favorite for years and this occasion was no different. It was not that busy but service was a little (very little) off. Not bad but not up to their standards.
My husband and I had the pork chop and p ...
My husband and I had the pork chop and pierogi which was good. Salads were nice. However, one of our friends had to get a different entree as it wasn't prepared the way she liked it. The restaurant was very flexible though! She ended up with great lamb. All in all pretty good, but just not up to the next level of great. Entrees might be just too busy...too many things together.
Great service and amazing food! We reall ...
Great service and amazing food! We really enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant and the food came out really fast. We decided to try a vegan diet so we asked if they could make us a vegan dish, they were accommodating. Great place to eat highly recommended!
The ONLY thing I can fault is that not e ...
The ONLY thing I can fault is that not everyone at our table was finished and staff were too keen to pre-bus dishes of those finished. That rushes those not done and if I'm paying $400 for a 6-person dinner, that's not acceptable to me. No rushing us, please.
Our server Rachel was great. The food an ...
Our server Rachel was great. The food and the wine were right up there. But getting drinks from the bar has something to be desired. You need to get rid of those maraschino cherries and come up A notch or two. This is a very good restaurant, allow the bar to have the ingredients they need to have great drinks.
This was a special birthday celebration ...
This was a special birthday celebration with 7 other family members and the two of us. Ralph and Heather did an outstanding job of making this very special, as always. It is always a place we can go and know it will be great every time.
This was our first trip to Zinc but it w ...
This was our first trip to Zinc but it will not be our last. We chose off the prix fixe menu and it was outstanding. They allow you to sub a dessert if you do not like the choice on the prix fixe which was great. Our server Heather was very attentive and gave both suggestions and answered questions. We loved the food was not too salty and prepared perfectly. Next trip we want to go for brunch.
Zinc had been highly recommended by a fr ...
Zinc had been highly recommended by a friend who knew that I would be in Albuquerque for a few days. It was an excellent recommendation. All four in my party enjoyed dining here from the 3-course tasting special (excellent value) to the most delicious surf and turf (Ahi tuna and NY Strip) that I have had in years. The wine list was very nice and the wait staff was generally very good. The atmosphere was a bit on the noisy side and that was with the place only 1/2 full. Could be a bit too much if it were full unless you like challenging conversation. All in all, I would definitely recommend checking it out.
The selection was terrific. The food was ...
The selection was terrific. The food was wonderful. We had lamb prime a filet of lamb, And a chicken with artichokes and pasta and peas. It was delicious. we didn't even need dessert. we were going to come back later, because that selection was nice, also.
My husband and I went for our date night ...
My husband and I went for our date night before catching The Lion King musical. I did the tasting menu with the Smoked Trout Potato Pancake (amazing!!), the lamb loin, and a pumpkin-gingerbread dessert. Everything was exceptional! My husband had the duck and a local beer. He's still talking about the duck several days later. We were seated upstairs, which made for a quiet and more private dining experience. Our waiter was great at answering all our questions and very attentive throughout the meal. This was our first time eating at a "fancy" restaurant, or at least what we considered one, and we can't wait to go back! Next time we'd like to check out their basement bar with live music.
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