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Cafe Zinc - CLOSED

132 S Cedros Ave, San Diego, CA 92075-1915
+1 858-793-5436
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
17 Apr 2014
23 Mar 2014
“We ate there twice and enjoyed it both times.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 S Cedros Ave, San Diego, CA 92075-1915
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

We ate breakfast here twice. There wasn't a lot of selection but the food was okay. Service was friendly.

Thank Eve G
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Zinc service is quick, tasty and reasonably priced. We both had the Vegetable Lasagna and it was delicious. The food is attractive to the eye and quite good. The salad greens were crisp and not over dressed with salad dressing. The second time we ate,...More

Thank SHAntiquer
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Whenever I am in the area -- once or twice a year -- I head to Zinc in Solana Beach for their excellent coffee [regular, cappuccino, latte], and usually have a croissant or a pastry. Friendly service, pleasant outdoor seating, and a pretty good breakfast...More

Thank mph111
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Great for coffee and casual breakfast, brunch and lunch. Most of the seating is outdoors around a sweet little fountain. The menu is vegetarian (including dairy and eggs), but it actually took me a long time to notice that because the variety is great and...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Always liked that place. Morning coffee after a beach walk or before shopping. Love their outdoor seating. Haven't tried the food recently, but the coffee was good. The service is okay, but sometime you have to line up to get your food or drinks.

Thank gejaa
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Zinc is a great cafe to visit for breakfast or lunch. their selections are healthy and the staff are friendly. it is a cute little patio location in the Cedros section of Solana Beach. their coffee is excellent and their menu is just large enough...More

Thank Aysha H
Reviewed 29 June 2013

I have been to Zinc a few times now and they need to improve all aspects of their cafe if they want to survive in Solana Beach. The scones are bland, the staff unimpressively helpful, and the food options are limited. The coffee is above...More

Thank elysium246
Reviewed 15 May 2013 via mobile

I came here for a late solo lunch and looked forward to eating the lunch burrito. I was so disappointed. The brown rice was hard and crunchy, so after eating a couple of bites, I sent the burrito back and had them make me a...More

Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed 11 February 2013

I am so happy this place in Solana Beach. They have good vegan food as well as other selections for the 'non vegans' who are dining with you. A Solana Beach landmark located on trendy Cedros Street. Breakfast & Lunch dining al fresco on a...More

Thank claudia b
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Zinc is a good place to go to when the weather is nice, because you can sit outside and enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. The food is very good (frittatas and egg salad are excellent) and the desserts are quite tasty too. The prices...More

Thank Hedi9
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  • Address: 132 S Cedros Ave, San Diego, CA 92075-1915
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-793-5436
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