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415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 771-8344
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Ranked #6 of 80 Restaurants in Morro Bay
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: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Morro Bay, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a top notch vegetarian/vegan cafe. The food is always fresh and prepared to perfection every time. The staff is friendly and welcoming. They are always busy so if you are in a hurry call your meal in before you arrive. Breakfast and Lunch only.

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We are omnivores but stopped at this Vegan restaurant because we were in the mood for salad. Both dishes were nicely presented, large portions and very very good. Glad we tried it.

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Morro Bay, CA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The food is interesting and a wide variety. But it is also at the extreme of healthy. If you can handle that, you'll love it. Otherwise... it will be an interesting experience! The Shine store next door has fantastic healthy food supplies.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I would have walked by this place if my kids had not taken me there. I'm glad they did. I had a taco (tostada?) like none I've had before. Flour tortilla base, nicely spiced tempeh, piled with greens, chopped apple, cucumber, green onion, cilantro and a light creamy sauce. Every bite was just right for such a simple composition-- filled... More 

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Shell Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My lunch was "build a bowl" -- sort of like Chipotle, but without the meat or dairy. You do it as a bowl or a burrito -- choose a protein (I had tempeh), dressing (mine was spicy chipotle), veggies (I did shredded cabbage, carrots, spinach), served with sliced avocado and spring mix salad (I got extra spinach in place of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Great food-Great location-Great portions!! This place was our favorite-there is also a great store next to this-also called Shine!

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Chicago, IL
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Very good food. I had the black bean/rice taco. I would have preferred more beans in relation to the rice, but still very good. The taco was blanketed in lettuce, avocado, etc., all very fresh and flavorful. My son had the tempeh taco which he liked a lot. My wife liked her red lentil soup. She also had a salad.... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

My husband and I eat at a lot of vegan restaurants and we were so happy to spot Shine Cafe on a recent trip to the central coast of California. The special was Korean style Jack fruit Tacos and oh my gosh, they were the best vegan tacos We have ever had! They also had beautiful large salads and lots... More 

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California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Finally made it to Sunshine Health Foods and Shine Cafe, the stuff of legends, in Morro Bay, CA. Fantastic! Both the market and the adjacent vegan cafe were like a step back in to the nascent era of the health food stores and cafes of the 70s and 80s. Shine Cafe is vegan, cozy, artsy, friendly and above all, authentic.... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We really enjoyed our breakfast in this neat restaurant in Morro Bay. It was nice to find a Vegan restaurant on vacation where I could relax and not worry if there was going to be dairy in my food! The food was fresh and tasty. I had the Oatmeal which wasn't your typical boring Oatmeal. I loved the mini raisins.... More 

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Additional Information about Shine Cafe

Address: 415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone Number: (805) 771-8344
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
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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