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Zanzibar Cafe - CLOSED

707 G St, Zanzibar Downtown, San Diego, CA 92101-6418
+1 619-230-0125
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“health nut” (3 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
707 G St, Zanzibar Downtown, San Diego, CA 92101-6418
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We stop for late breakfast/brunch. They have a lot of different propositions, we took omlette and scrambled eggs. Everything was delicious, and service was very nice! Thank you!

Thank Monika J
Reviewed June 17, 2016

Zanzibar is a couple of blocks away from Fifth Avenue, the restaurant hub of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, but it is well worth the detour. It serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day, as well as having a full bar. Its chief virtue is the...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed June 10, 2016

After a long day of travel we decided small plates at Zanzibar would be perfect for dinner. and we were right. The drinks, a margarita and an incredible rye cocktail were both outstanding...so much so that we had to have a second round. The goat...More

Thank diinslc
Reviewed May 10, 2016

I only had breakfasts there but I was there three times. This shows that I liked it quite a lot. We, a party of three will walk for breakfasts and we were seated right away because it seemed it is relatively quiet for breakfasts, even...More

Thank Sankarmukh
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We go dinner and I keep ordering the hamburger with sweet potato fries and a salad every time. Other things are really good too. I guess I'm stuck on the burgers for now. Taking the dessert home with me! This is a very consistent good...More

Thank Jeri H
Reviewed April 8, 2016

We love this place! Enjoyed the salads. Our service was excellent and we didn't feel rushed. Would recommend!

Thank jzk131
Reviewed April 6, 2016

We found this café while walking Downtown San Diego. We wanted a less-touristic not so busy restaurant to eat, so we found this Café well ranked on our app. I think the ranking should have been better, because the food and cocktails were absolutely delicious....More

Thank DiLoera
Reviewed March 28, 2016

In our recent visit to SD, we woke up early on a Saturday morning, walked around the Gastamp Quarter but nothing seemed open at 8 AM. We then spotted Zanzibar cafe and sat in a table outside, it was such a beautiful day with perfect...More

Thank Silvia d
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Love this airy restaurant with awesome vintage rockers. Great Happy Hour and service. Recommended flat bread was awesome.

Thank ctinadewars16
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Unfortunately my friend and I both ordered the eggs benedict for breakfast. The food took a long time to arrive, even though the restaurant was pretty much empty. Once the food arrive, all eggs were completely overcooked. They offered to re-cook our meals, but we...More

Thank Marina V
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 G St, Zanzibar Downtown, San Diego, CA 92101-6418
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-230-0125
  • E-mail
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