Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, the upscale burger restaurant offering gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, will open its first North Carolina location on Tuesday, December 10 at The Streets at Southpoint, 8030 Renaissance Parkway in Durham.

As a way to give back to the local community, Zinburger will donate 10 percent of sales from December 10–13 to the Durham Public Schools Scholarship Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarship support to high school seniors in the public school system and showcases the outstanding character and enormous talent of the Durham Public Schools students.

Since opening the East Coast’s first Zinburger in Clifton, New Jersey, three years ago to much fanfare, stellar reviews, and packed crowds, Zinburger has developed an almost fanatical customer following who enjoy made-to-order gourmet burgers, hand-dipped shakes and floats, decedent pies, and 23 wine varieties.

“We are pleased to bring Zinburger’s brand of gourmet burgers, salads, sides, shakes, desserts, and a carefully crafted selection of wine to the Durham area,” says Brad Honigfeld, CEO of The Briad Group, a licensee for Zinburger.

With five locations in New York and New Jersey, Durham is the first southern location. Additional restaurants are slated to open in Boca Raton, Florida; Sunrise, Florida; Charlottesville, Virginia, and Atlanta, Georgia in the next six month.

All the gourmet burgers at Zinburger are scratch-made and cooked to order on a griddle in their own juices.  The Certified Angus Beef and American-style Kobe Beef are ground fresh twice a day.  Signature burgers include the Zinburger (with Manchego Cheese & Zinfandel Braised Onions) and the Kobe Burger (with Vermont Cheddar & Wild Mushrooms).

Zinburger’s décor is sleek, contemporary, upbeat and playful featuring rich wood and earth tones and stylish, comfortable seating. The 4,362-square foot restaurant features 11 high definition televisions located throughout the restaurant and bar with a seating capacity of 203.  Zinburger also features a huge patio with a fire pit, lounge seating and dining tables.

Zinburger offers a full bar with cocktails, 17 beer selections including 8 on tap and a wine menu that includes 23 varieties. On Wednesdays, guests can enjoy half-price bottles of wine. Happy Thursday features happy hour all day.

In addition to gourmet burgers, Zinburger also offers a Turkey Burger, Turkey Sloppy Joe, Ahi Burger, Vegi Burger, two chicken sandwiches and five hearty salads.

Side selections include generous portions of Hand-Cut Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Zucchini Fries, Onion Rings, Coleslaw, Cottage Cheese, and Double Truffle Fries.

A dessert menu features old fashioned, hand-dipped shakes, floats and malts as well as banana cream and chocolate cream pies.


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