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Cafe Zinc

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111 W Main St, Midland, MI 48640-5155
989-837-6030
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 120
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  • 50
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good quality, nice atmosphere

Good quality food, restaurant with a very good atmosphere and friendly personnel. It's pretty small and cozy, with a fireplace. Located in Main Street, center of Midland. Can certainly recommend this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality food, restaurant with a very good atmosphere and friendly personnel. It's pretty small and cozy, with a fireplace. Located in Main Street, center of Midland. Can certainly recommend this place.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate a delicious full breakfast while staying in the hotel. The food is reasonably priced and well prepared. The staff is very attentive. Delicious coffee and perfectly crispy hash browns were a real treat. We saw many people coming in just to buy pastries.

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Thank thomps97
Midland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loves Cafe Zinc! We often choose to come here for our date night or we will bring our daughter along with us for breakfast. The menu changes seasonally and I personally love the breakfast item Shrimp Toast Eggs Benedict with Siracha Hollandaise (spring/summer menu). Very yummy, good service, and a nice atmosphere. The outdoor seating is nice in... More 

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Thank Katy S
Valenciennes, France
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Cafe Zinc is a very nice place for French type food. The menu does not change very often but the meals are good. Staff is efficient. Wine is quite expensive. Try the pastries!

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Thank 59lv2016
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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585 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

TA didn't disappoint. Stopped in for a late lunch with the family. My only complaint would be that as a party of three we were only offered counter seats or a spot at the large high top table. My son ordered a Caesar salad which was good, I ordered the French dip which was very good but could've used horseradish,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Had both breakfast and lunch meetings here. The breakfast featured wonderful egg dishes, poached in particular on sourdough. The sausage links were premium and the coffee a specialty. Lunch salads were all very fresh ingredients and delightful combinations. Next trip, dinner.

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Thank CAGjr
Boston, MA
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We had lunch here - it was wonderful. The menu is very creative; the staff was only OK, alas (I had asked for onions not to be put on the salad but they were in it nonetheless - they did offer to make a new salad but we were pressed for time - still, requests for menu changes these days... More 

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Thank RichTBoston_MA
Midland, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Cafe Zinc is located on Main Street in downtown Midland Michigan and is part of the H Hotel. It is a great place to eat and when it's warm out, you can sit outside and enjoy the warm weather and people watch. The offer a lunch menu that has some of the best salads in town and not overly priced.... More 

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Thank JoAnne K
Detroit, Michigan
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I work in Midland occasionally and I was told by my co-workers that I have to eat here. The first time I ate here I had the bolognese which was fine and the next time I came here I had the veal shank which was pretty bad. The shank was tough and fatty. It was cooked too short of a... More 

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Thank Collin D
Midland, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Often I meet my wife on Fridays for a "lunch date". We then have the "where do you want to go ?" conversation. Almost always the answer ends up, "the usual" -- our "usual" is the wonderful Cafe Zinc. Entrees: In addition to a menu that features new items that seem to rotate in and out monthly there is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 W Main St, Midland, MI 48640-5155
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: 989-837-6030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?