Le Zinc has garnered many favorable reviews from the local media:
The San Francisco Chronicle's positive review heaped praise on the decor and food at Le Zinc. "with Le Zinc, owners Diana and Max Braud have brought the flavor of Paris to San Francisco's Noe Valley...."
"The Parisian Style Café serves great steak frites and has a large
selection of wines by the glass. Excellent housemade icecream."
Francisco's Rough Guide recommends Le Zinc's " Boeuf Bourguignon" described as "impeccably authentic and almost shockingly flavorful; the beef melts off your fork and the splendid sauce is straight out of
The Citysearch Bay Area Guide's editorial review awards Le Zinc 8 points and finds "artfully presented and creatively accented, the mid-priced French fare is a good value."
Mornings at Le Zinc are also to be kept in mind and the local
Noe Valley Voice comments "wish you were enjoying your Petit Dejeuner in the French
countryside? Le Zinc's Prix Fixe weekend Brunch menu ($18) delivers a luxurious breakfast with a generous serving of French charm....."
Le Zinc is also proud to have a beautiful display of color photographs in the guide
"The Cafes of San Francisco" released to much acclaim by TCB-CAFE PUBLISHING last year.