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Zinc Cafe & Market

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350 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2322
+1 949-494-6302
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Glencoe, Illinois
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Look...everybody has a suggestion, Right? This place with the funky name was a recommendation that we figured..."why not". So we went. All seating is outdoors, under large umbrellas. You place your order and they bring it. It's that simple. What's not so simple is that the food is phenomenal. There are places where you look around at what other people... More 

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Springfield, OR
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Every time I go to Laguna I manage to eat something at Zinc. Vegetarian...always creative and tasty. So much fun to sit on the patio and enjoy coffee or a meal with friends...even in winter, Laguna and Zinc never fail to be a treat.

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Long Beach CA
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We make a point of visiting Zinc Cafe when we're in Laguna. This trip we had lunch one day, breakfast the next. Everything is fresh, flavorful, interesting, and satisfying. Well, everything we've had. The Rubenesque sandwich replaces corned beef with beets and is all the better for it. A wonderful, savory sandwich, served with a side salad. My husband ordered... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Best part of Zinc is the local ambiance. Well behaved dogs are welcomed on the patio. The food is good too. Relax on the patio with delicious coffees, fresh baked goods and egg dishes. One Zinc serves breakfast food and the other Zinc has lunch, deli items for take home or eating on the patio. Call for serving hours so... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

my wife and I eat mainly vegetarian and were excited to hear about this place. I enjoyed an americano there and we had lunch. they raved about their veggie burger and I thought it was good but not too special. overall the place was affordable and had a few good menu options that we enjoyed trying. its not vegan and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Went there for a quick lunch and wasn't disappointed! Fresh local and healthy food. The terrace outside is on the shade and quiet. Would definitely recommend it!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This place gets busy and has a limited amount of tables. Grab a table as soon as you can. Food was very good. Great coffee. You sit outside and the tables are very close together. It's worth a visit.

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San Diego, California
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Really enjoyed the fresh, delicious, well-made food here. The patio is casual and shaded. There's a relaxed feeling about everything here, so don't expect a fast food experience..

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped by for lunch on a recent Sunday and had the choice of sitting on the pretty dog-friendly patio or inside. You order at the counter and then they bring your food to you. There is a fairly large menu and also a traiteur-style assortment of dishes behind the counter. It wasn't readily apparent what was in each dish,... More 

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vienna
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The ordering system leaves a bit to be desired. You get in line to place your order, then wait for what seems to be a super long time. The upside is that the egg salad sandwich was delish. Very fresh, on a bread that if warm, you would swear had just come from the oven. Add a smear of mustard... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2322
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-494-6302

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