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Shine Cafe

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415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2143
+1 805-771-8344
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Today
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Kelowna, Canada
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Wow....a little hole in the wall and great Vegan food. Friendly staff and quick service. Hubby had black bean Taco and I had Tempeh Tacos! Fresh and delicious. It was so cool to be able to order anything off the menu! Great selection of drinks. Fresh smoothie bar looked delicious!

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Thank GeoffreyIrvine
Ventura, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Everything is outstanding-the only hard part is choosing. If you haven't tried their spring rolls-they're a must-have. The sauce is incredible!!

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Thank sbillinger
Washington, DC
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I had a taco salad and a smoothie. Both were totally fresh, a great mix of flavors, and nutritious and filling. Great service. A wonderful treat, especially for vegetarians.

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Cardiff by the Sea, CA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Wow! Who knew vegan food could be so good. I had the black bean tostada and have never had better. My wife had the hummus wrap and it was top notch. The smoothie was also excellent. Neither of us could believe how good the food was.

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Thank Alan R
bay area
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a Vegan place and have great healthy options. Their unique juices and smoothies deserves a special mention as well. Usually the healthy places i have been have been bland and not that flavorful but this place rocks. Nice people to talk to. We went there for lunch and breakfast (weekend only) , loved the Tofu scramble BF, their... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

They give you a lot of delicious food with great sauces. Get at least one spring roll; they are too good to pass up, and very colorful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We made our second trip to shine cafe. We were here two years ago. It is still fantastic. The fresh spring rolls and acai bowls are amazing. If they could just improve the wait time, I would give them five stars.

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Thank Louise C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

weekday visits so only smoothies and breakfast bowls available. Amazing Amazing Amazing. Cannot recommend enough

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Morro Bay, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is very creative and delicious vegetarian cuisine. You won't find over steamed vegetables and a salad bar here. Unique meatless dishes are their specialty. You'll want to try every item on their menu, so plan on making a few visits.

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

I picked this cafe because of it's gluten free and vegan options but all sorts of omnivores were also enjoying breakfast here. It was fairly busy but we were able to find seating quickly, even though there are few tables in this small cafe. People were friendly and the restaurant definitely had a chill vibe to it. Food was delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-771-8344

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