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415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 771-8344
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
locals know

this is the go to healthy food place in town, and its locals as much as touristas. fresh largely organic locally sourced food, wonderful staff. love.love.love.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Morro Bay, California
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Morro Bay, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

this is the go to healthy food place in town, and its locals as much as touristas. fresh largely organic locally sourced food, wonderful staff. love.love.love.

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Victorville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Food on the menu is not what you would typically find anywhere else. But don't be afraid, food was super yummy! I am not vegan, but I am gluten free and had lots of options. It was a wonderful alternative to what you typically find when traveling. I wish my trip through Morro Bay was longer, so I could have... More 

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San Bernardino, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great even if you're not vegan. Had the vegetable spring rolls. Two is probably more than you need, fair warning! Very bohemian vibe and you bus your own plates, but the food is fresh and very good. Enough said

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Davis, ca
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Well, to be honest, I didn't really want vegan lunch but my kids found "vegetarian" and "smoothies" so here we were. OMG- the food was so good, the staff so friendly, the ambience so worthwhile, photos on the wall were amazing, adjacent grocery (same company) absolutely beautiful! Love this gem. We had "the bomb" bagels which were melt-in-your-mouth, covered with... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Low-key down the hall to come into the back room vibrant and alive yourself a juice, freshly made combinations, or a well-crafted vegetarian dish. The spring rolls are my favorite very colorful filled with tempeh and some kind of peanut sauce. I would recommend this to anyone, the rich flavors, chewy textures, and vibrant colors are so wonderful you don't... More 

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Amarillo, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This cafe is so awesome. I had the half order of the tempeh salad and it was soooooo good. The tempeh is mixed with quinoa and their special seasonings. It's all on top of a bed of fresh mixed greens, fresh tomatoes, avo, red onion and cukes. The lemon vinaigarette was awesome. This salad as a half order is HUGE.... More 

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Tiburon, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This small cafe has a vegan menu, and all dishes are prepared there for your order. It is a sort of semi-hippy hangout, very relaxed, especially with the service, which took 30-40 minutes to deliver our, rather simple, order. The food came in huge quantities, and we had to leave a lot in the bowl ( huge soup bowl) and... More 

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San Mateo, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We lucked out on a wonderful vegan restaurant in Morro Bay, California returning to the San Francisco area from a vacation in Los Angeles. It is a small friendly cafe that serves up an awesome and extensive vegan menu. Even though we live 200 miles from Morro Bay, we will be returning. This is truly one of the best restaurants... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Always have good experiences here. Vegan and veggie stuff that everyone I've taken there has enjoyed. Awesome tempeh, big salads, healthy stuff!

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Australia
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The food is certainly fresh and the place has a nice vibe but it is slow and chaotic and pricey. There were constantly dirty dishes about, tables not cleaned up. People were struggling to find somewhere to sit and in the end the patrons did the cleaning up! Perhaps a bad day but I think the reviews here over-egg the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: (805) 771-8344
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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