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Cafe Zola

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112 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1325
+1 734-769-2020
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Palm Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family was heading up north and we decided to give Cafe Zola a try based on the solid reviews it had received. It ended up being a good choice. The menu had plenty of variety which was great for me and my wife and also our kids. Service was friendly but could have been quicker. We spent close to... More 

Thank ACE44444
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Zola Bistro. We run up to Ann Arbor several times a month for Saturday or Sunday lunch. We love their steak and Stilton salad and ALWAYS share a blintz git dessert. Their coffee is delectable. We usually choose cafe auLait. Too few restaurants serve it. We much prefer the Cafe to Zola Bistro downtown. Menu is the same... More 

Thank bowsmom
Nyon, Switzerland
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a dinner with friends, and it was so good we returned for another night. We had the calamari and Moroccan octopus to start. Both are fabulous. Then I had the ahi tuna for entree, and my husband had swordfish. Absolutely tender and fresh. The wine menu is small but has a good selection of both red... More 

Thank Fusionchef_sc
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a city with no lack of great food, Cafe Zola remains at the top of our list for breakfast, brunch, and lunch (have never been for dinner). The food is always creative, fresh, and delicious! Both locations equally so.

Thank keasterday
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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326 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu, great service, lively atmosphere! We went for Sunday brunch and it was just wonderful. Creative dishes and fresh ingredients. I would definitely recommend getting reservations. Very good service fast and friendly. Yes I would return!

Thank jocelynd102
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there early for Father's Day brunch. I'm sure they were overwhelmed by people so it's not fair to judge the service on one occasion but for a menu I would consider fun and eclectic not to have a speciality coffee machine is lacking and pedestrian. You need a working espresso machine.

Thank PWloka
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a great breakfast this morning. We haven't been to AA in a while. Stopped in here for first time. It's definitely worth the trip. We want to come back and try their dinners.

Thank Darren M
Saline, Michigan
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We chose to eat lunch here during Restaurant Week. One would think that a place would be on best behavior during that time. It was so noisy that we could not even hear one another across a very small table. The food was very disappointing. My husband ordered the omelette with mushrooms, green beans artichokes and potatoes,and roasted red peppers... More 

Thank g1n1c1
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157 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We we enjoying a warm spring evening walk through downtown Ann Arbor and stopped by for dinner. The food was all very good with friendly and competent service. The menu mainly consists of pasta, fish and beef entrees with salads, specials, etc. The smoky eggplant crostini eggplant appetizer was delicious. The arugula salads with stilton and grilled pears were also... More 

Thank MichiganWildflower
Ann Arbor
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

My wife and I have eaten at both locations. The Turkish eggs is my favorite. The combination of eggs,grape leaves,marinated olives,feta cheese,cucumbers,tomatoes,various breads makes for a fantastic variety of tastes. Not cheap but worth the visit.

Thank V6032OOsams

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Gluten Free, Cafe, Turkish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-769-2020
Ann Arbor's premiere breakfast, lunch and dinner destination

International influences + local mindset

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