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“Great Latte” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Zinc

Cafe Zinc
132 South Cedros Ave., San Diego, CA 92075
858-793-5436
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Ranked #1,297 of 4,078 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Italian, Vegetarian, Californian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
San Diego
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141 reviews 141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 60 cities Reviews in 60 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“Great Latte”
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...

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Irvine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Really good breakfast place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Coffee, eggs and great scones. Outdoor seating if you like. Beautiful people eat here.

Visited April 2012
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Palm Springs, California
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46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Best natural foods served in a tasty, yummy way.......”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

A friend invited myself and my housegest to the Zinc Cafe & Market; this one is in Corona Del Mar and they and Solana Beach are the same owner and same food so it's relevant. First of all, it's a darling place on the main part of downtown with adequate parking in front of and on the side of the building. It's spartan and Zen like in it's configuration and furnishing which makes the food the centerpiece. Many wonderful combinations of healthy vegetables are served cooked and raw and they also have a fabulous foccacio like pizza thing that's delicious.There are some great desserts that are unusual but great! The prices are reasonable and it's a homey and comfy place where you can go back and try more things if you like. The service is excellent and I would go back more if I lived closer....highly recommend it.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“The perfect place for coffee and a croissant”
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.

Visited March 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Charming outdoor setting”
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.

Visited February 2012
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