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Cafe Zinc

132 South Cedros Ave., San Diego, CA 92075
858-793-5436
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Ranked #1,645 of 4,058 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $10 - $10
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Cuisines: American, Italian, Vegetarian, Californian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Maui, Hawaii
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122 reviews 122 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We ate breakfast here twice. There wasn't a lot of selection but the food was okay. Service was friendly.

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Fernie, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Zinc is a great cafe to visit for breakfast or lunch. their selections are healthy and the staff are friendly. it is a cute little patio location in the Cedros section of Solana Beach. their coffee is excellent and their menu is just large enough to satisfy the whole group, but it is not extensive. when we are visiting the... More

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San Diego, CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Zinc is a good place to go to when the weather is nice, because you can sit outside and enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. The food is very good (frittatas and egg salad are excellent) and the desserts are quite tasty too. The prices are a bit too high (in my opionion), but the quality of the food is... More

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San Diego
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132 reviews 132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I go back again and again for the great lattes...never eaten there, though. Vibe is friendly and relaxed..and.if you're taking the train, build in some extra time to chill at Zinc...

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Tucson
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We enjoyed sitting out on the patio for breakfast. Order inside...eat outside. Several inside tables as well. Pastries are delicious.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We always love catching a delicious bite to eat at Zinc...soup, salad, sandwiches and terrific coffee. Lovely relaxed patio setting.

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Boulder, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

homemade soup, fresh sandwiches and a wonderful outdoor shaded setting...a great place to watch the world go by in between jaunts down Cedros avenue. Always a line out the door but don't despair...they take your order and give you a vibrator to let you know when your order is ready. Warning..very limited indoor seating...10??

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Glendale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

They have the best scones! We had wonderful egg salad and soup.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

salad that would fit in my hand need i say more. the staff blames the owners and shrug their shoulders

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