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Zinc Cafe Market & Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews brunch avocado toast sliders pizza penne soup arts district downtown la vegetarian menu outdoor dining great vegetarian street parking service was great dtla ambience latte eatery
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is uber fresh, delicious and interesting. The restaurant is clean, lively but relaxing. Wonderful for breakfast or lunch.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VacaJill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed after having a great breakfast and brunch during prior visits. Short on staff, poor service and strange mixings of spices on main courses not appetizing. Drinks over-priced.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hakccmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has an airy feeling, industrial look, a beautiful courtyard. The food is delicious, avocado toast has herbs that adds extra flavor to it, the crunchy toast is a nice contrast to the soft avocado. The zinc sunrise juice is a beautiful art. Definitely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PeiT231
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Spent a fantastic morning exploring downtown LA (Broad Museum, Last Bookstore and Angels Flight). Finished off with lunch at Zinc cafe. Great vegetarian cafe, the vegetarian chilli bowl and cauliflower pizza were excellent (note it’s not a cauliflower base as per our incorrect assumption). Coffee...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We set out to enjoy our day in DTLA and discovering vegan food at Smorgasburg. Unfortunately it wasn’t open due to the Holidays. Our search on yelp for vegan/vegetarian brunch took us to Zinc Cafe. A little expensive (that’s the reason for 4 stars instead...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 462girig
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Went there during our 1st trip to LA. Our son lives in the area. Both breakfast and lunch were very good. Great outdoor seating on both sides. Would go again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 534andyd
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast opens at 8am at Zinc if you want to get out and about. Get a seat in the garden - it’s lovely and there’s always people with dogs, which is cute. There’s no meat on the menu but it’s incredibly varied so you won’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rhiceridavies
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Visited Zinc Cafe with my partner whilst walking around the Arts District. Iced latte was great and cookie super tasty. Really cool spot.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank olliemumby
Reviewed October 18, 2018

My first visit to L.A.'s Arts District was Monday evening and it felt like I'd been magically transported to an ultra-cool Manhattan neighborhood, the kind of place where my ultra-cook artist friends live and I love to visit. The area is fun for so many...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lollydepaulo
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

If this is the Zinc we ate at ( hard to tell by description) it is a cafe that has one serious flaw. First the good news. The vegetarian menu is excellent. The food is innovative and very well done. Kudos to the chef. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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I was there not that long ago but to be courteous to others just call ahead. But your dog's a service animal or an emotional animal I would recommend and be courteous and sit outside so people don't give you the side-eye... More
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