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415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 771-8344
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 25
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Go-to Lunch

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
ORk5
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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199 reviews 199 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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Bangalore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's a small cafe where there is a set menu but you also have options to choose and get sandwiches, etc made. Very friendly staff!

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Atascadero, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My favorite place in MB. Try the spring rolls! Heaven in your mouth. Seriously don't think twice...just go to Shine Cafe!!

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Concord, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I eat meat. I'm just going to admit it and get it out of the way. I actually don't really consider it a meal unless it has meat in it. That being said, I had a little trouble figuring out what to eat, since there is only tofu and tempeh (still not sure what that is) and other alternative proteins.... More 

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Mountain View, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Had a very good "TLT," like a BLT but with tempeh instead of bacon. Very filling. Previously had a tempeh tostada which was very good too. Quick service except when very busy.

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The food at shine cafe is outstanding. Everything is prepared fresh and the menu items were put together with thought. You will get real healthy food instead of some mock vegan cuisine, which seems to be the new trend. Lots of greens, veggies, nuts, and seeds. Can't go wrong with that. And super tasty as well! The staff could be... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had the tempeh and bean tacos which both looked and tasted great. There was also a good health food store next door.

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Morro Bay, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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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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