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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: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 42
    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
Probably the best in the area

The food here is excellent - the best in town, and probably the best in the MBS area. In particular the desserts and pastries are fantastic. The menu changes regularly and always has interesting options. Service is excellent and the restaurant itself is nicely laid out and tastefully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Justin W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The food here is excellent - the best in town, and probably the best in the MBS area. In particular the desserts and pastries are fantastic. The menu changes regularly and always has interesting options. Service is excellent and the restaurant itself is nicely laid out and tastefully decorated. It's also by far the most expensive restaurant in town, so... More 

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North Street, MI
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is streetside at The H Hotel. It is touted as a French-style cafe. We entered from the hotel and could hear the noise before we arrived. Acoustics do not lend to a quiet atmosphere, but everything else about this restaurant is excellent: the hostess, service, the menu selections, the food. Waitresses wore white shirts and black ties, spoke... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Consistently delicious food and a great place in the summer to sit outside. They were very accomodating to special diets.

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Holt, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Though we were told it was like a trip to Paris, the only thing truly parisian about the place was the decor. The dishes were thoughtfully prepared. Service was acceptably unobtrusive. Dessert and coffee should be considered for late night enjoyment!

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Detroit Area
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The food we have was excellent. Very delicious and the portion sizes are big. We had the Rueben ($13) and Turkey Club ($12). Service by Audrey was great. Never had to ask for a refill. The decor is very nice.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had brunch at the Cafe Zinc and it was fabulous! Everything was wonderful; the staff, the food, the decor...all were excellent!

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Moscow, Russia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have been here in a mid of a day on saturday, it was obviously empty and we clearly disrupted their slow time and preparations for the evening. Decor is chic pretending to be french provence type. For the US restaurant they prepared a nice cup of cafe latte, though far from a proper italian/french one. Desserts selection is great... More 

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Midland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Of course the atmosphere is wonderful! We have always had an amazing meal here. Everything from the salads/bread to dessert is superb! Always fresh and the flavors are always paired perfectly! Occasionally we just stop in for a loaf of fresh bread to go. THE BEST cafe in Midland!

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Lansing, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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91 reviews 91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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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?