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Cafe Zinc

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

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 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
Chic decor, great food and baked goods

Not only contemporary in decor (white marble, great art, fresh flowers…) but great food, baked goods and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
lansingmitch
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Lansing, Michigan
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Lansing, Michigan
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Not only contemporary in decor (white marble, great art, fresh flowers…) but great food, baked goods and service.

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Ionia, Michigan
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The entire experience of dining here from the door to the desserts is A-1 in quality, taste, class and quantities... I LOVED the BBQ rib ravioli - first time ever and it was wonderful! The fire place is sooooooo cozy and a bonus is that if there is a live band performing next door, you get free entertainment while you... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My best friend and I love to meet here on the weekends in the morning for an upscale breakfast experience. Starting with mimosas and ending with amazing cappuccinos.

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Midland, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I wish there were more restaurants of this quality and elegance. Excellent service from friendly people who engage in conversation and make you feel special. Great food, beautiful presentation.

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Midland, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant is one of two in the H Hotel -- Midland and probably the Tri-Cities' premiere hotel. This is where restaurant guests dine for breakfast, lunch and dinner while The Table is a high-end, elegant dinner place. I've enjoyed several breakfasts at the Zinc. Each (all egg dishes) were beautiful presented and a bit unusual among breakfast fare. Portions... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Café Zinc is without a doubt the best "fancy" restaurant in Midland. It is great for dates and for entertaining guests (especially since it is attached to the H Hotel). People I know, from locals to those who live an hour's drive away, view this as a special-occasion restaurant and that's probably a good category for it. Zinc is definitely... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We decided to get a few appetizers and salads prior to the dinner. The oysters Rockefeller were very tasty, the french fry appetizer left a little to be desired, slightly over salted and not what you would expect to eat a place like this. The Caesar salad prior to dinner was also For dinner I decided to get the braised... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Café Zinc is one of the best restaurants in Midland, though best for breakfast. We've only visited Zinc once for dinner and we weren't super impressed with our dishes, especially for the price. However, breakfast is very good. Lunch is also good. We like that the menu is constantly changing and the ingredients are fresh. The staff is very friendly... More 

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Traverse City and Saginaw Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Have tried this restaurant several times. Usually for breakfast which has never met expectations. Chefs unfamiliar with soft scrambled eggs present an unpalatable fried version of poorly mixed eggs. When visiting for lunch the waitress ignored telling us the specials while we struggled to find something worthwhile from the menu. The French Onion Soup was EXCELLENT. But Beet salad appeared... More 

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Middelburg, The Netherlands
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had a business dinner here, skipped the appetizer to save room for desert. The salmon I ordered was nicely cooked and the sides were tasty. If only they fixed this house salad of theirs. Just a few leaves of cheap lettuce wit tomato. Really out of tune to the rest of the food. No imagination! The Desert was nice as... 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?