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Present Moment Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Miso Soup Bowl
Served warm w/ shitake mushrooms, & coconut udon noodles, garnished w/ diced green onion, & red pepper.
No-Bean Chili
Served w/ mexican “cheese”, cashew sour cream & chips.
Oceania Sea Vegetables
Marinated arame seaweed salad stacked w/ shaved red cabbage on top of coconut noodles, finished w/ a sesame garlic sauce
Crown of Caesar
Young romaine leaves tossed w/ our vegan caesar dressing, whole leaf dulse, rosemary flax croutons & topped w/ pine nut “parmesan”.
Kale Avocado Ala Present Moment
Our signature satisfying kale salad massaged w/ red pepper, avocado, tomato, lemon garlic-olive oil & topped w/ candied pecans.
Present Moment Salad
Avocado, red pepper, tomato, onion, sprouts & citrus dressing
Holy Guacamole & Salsa
Made fresh daily & served w/ our dehydrated corn tortilla chips.
A Middle East Peace Hummus
Our light, no bean, no mean hummus is blended w/ cashews drizzled w/ mint oil served w/ fresh veggies & fresh corn chips.
A cup of soup $+2.00
A cup of chilli $+3.00
Collard Wrap of the Day
Fresh collard leaf rolled around veggies w/ an almond ginger dipping sauce.
Viva Burrito
Our dehydrated tortilla filled w/ pine nut-chili & walnut pate, guacamole, coconut sour cream & jalapeno vinaigrette. Served w/ salad.
Maki Sushi Roll w/ Cup of Miso Soup
Seasoned parsnip “white rice”, avocado & veggies rolled in a nori sheet served w/ wasabi & wheat free ginger tamari dipping sauce.
Tacos of Life
Pine nut-chili & walnut puree, fresh salsa, guacamole in 2 romaine shells topped w/ coconut “sour cream” & jalapeno vinaigrette.
Sunlight Burger
Open-faced walnut, sunflower, almond, & carrot zucchini burger served over a slice of tomato & dripping w/ cashew “provolone”. Topped w/ caramelized onions & served w/ salad, pickle & chips.
Land & Sea Salad Plate
A scoop of untuna pate sunflower & almond pate topped w/ a lemon caper sauce plus marinated sea vegetable served w/ our crisp, live, corn chips & a citrus green salad.
Creamy White Truffle Pesto Pasta
Fresh zucchini pasta tossed w/ our pesto & sun cured tomatoes finished w/ pine nut “parmesan”. Served w/ our spring mix salad.
Lunch Sampler Platter
Chefs choice
Portabella Croquettes w/ Caesar Salad
Marinara sauce tossed w/ zucchini pasta & portabella nut meat croquettes topped w/ pine nut ‘parmesan.’
Pad Thai
Sweet & spice glazed asian vegetables, over sea glass noodles in a sesame sauce topped w/ curried cashews.
Herbed Nut Loaf & White Truffle Cream Pasta
A hearty nut loaf topped w/ marinara sauce & a side of our alfredo tossed pasta. Served w/ a house salad.
Mango Samosas
Indian curried vegetables folded into mango coconut wrappers & served on a bed of seasoned baby spinach.
Dinner Sampler Platter
Chefs choice‏
4Oz of Cooked Grains of the Day or 3Oz of Cooked Legumes of the Day
Side Salad
Sea Veggies
Un-Tuna Pate
Taco Pate
Corn Chips (6 Chips)
Green Gold Hot Sauce
Cashew Vanilla Ice Cream
Brownie Sundae
Cacao brownie w/ cashew vanilla ice cream topped w/ dark cherries & garnished w/ vanilla cream.
Blueberry Parfait
Vanilla coconut cream layered w/ buckwheat crisp & layered w/ blueberry compote.
Warm Live Pecan Apple Cobbler
Warm pecan-apple cobbler, drizzled w/ a coconut vanilla crème sauce & a scoop of our homemade ice cream.
Chocolate Marble Torte w/ Drunken Banana
Raw cacao torte w/ a kiss of chili & spice, completed w/ rum poached bananas.
Classic Banana Split
Vanilla ice cream, vanilla & cacao crème, berries, banana, & candied pecans.
Dessert Sampler Platter
Cacao brownie, torte, 2 scoops of ice cream, berry medley, candied pecans & chocolate & vanilla sauces.
The Gleam
Carrot, apple
Rooted in Courage
Carrot, beet, ginger
End of Paralysis
Celery, cucumber, kale, lemon
Green Dream Machine
Green apples, kale, celery, lemon, ginger
Strawberry Milk
Strawberries, almond milk, agave nectar
Banana Milk
Bananas, almond milk, agave nectar
Chocolate Milk
Cacao, almond milk, agave nectar
Universe Drink
Cacao, goji berry, maca, banana smoothie
Coconut Water
Coconut water is very high energy
Raw Kombucha
Trilogy, gingerberry,‏ multi-green & grape
Fresh fruit $+1.00
Raw Breakfast Special
Our own organic raw granola w/ fresh almond milk
Blueberry Pancakes
Toasted Cashew Hummus & Avocado
“the Works”
Cashew hummus, avocado, tomato, cucumber, onion & sprouts served w/ 2 corn chips
French Meadow Hemp Bread w/ Roasted Peanut Butter & Organic Jelly
Organic Hemp Bagel
Organic Hemp Toast
Organic Cream Cheese
Small 12 Oz.
Large 16 Oz.
Numi Flowering Tea
Tea Pot for Two
Choice of Green Tea, Black Tea, Peppermint, Chai, or Yerba Mate
Small 12 oz.
We are a vegan cafe serving up a different "kind" cuisine that is heart healthy, gluten free, cruelty free , flavorful organic and locally sourced. Our ice cream is house made, creamy and delicious as are all the desserts. We open at 11:00 am till 9:00 pm Monday thru Thursday and 11:00 am until 9:30 pm Friday & Saturday and 11:00 am until 9:00 pm Sunday.
$8 - $14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of all the cafes and restaurants in the area this one is the healthiest and vegan!! Everything we ordered was delicious and fresh. Everything is made to order so you have to wait for your meal to be prepared but it's so worth it....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank learsisrael
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Everytime I visit I must eat at Present Moment Cafe... First time I had their amazing Pad Thai and wonderful fresh beverage. My daughter tried their Alfredo which is a healthy version of the classic and it was super. On my recent visit I had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maya K
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Delicious vegan food! We were served promptly and server was fine. She should have told us ahead of time that they were out of the mango samosas and not waited until we ordered them. She did that with the table next to us too. Not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NewJerseyBitsy
Reviewed December 30, 2018

We were excited to go to a vegan restaurant while staying in the St Augustine area this past weekend. We were there on a not too busy Thursday evening. The wait for the food was over an hour(not a place to go to if you're...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Staff is not friendly at all, seem very unprofessional. Pad Thai dish lacks flavor. Imposible burger is recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarisolA498
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited because of great reviews but did not experience the service or quality of food we hoped for. The restaurant was empty when we got there and we Placed the order right away but it still took a very long time before we finally...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Agata H
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Ok, I whipped into the back park lot to make a U-Turn and asked the guy smoking in the back area how the food was. He convinced me, so in I go. I sit at the bar and order a beer while perusing the menu....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GeoW5
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We ordered the Maki Roll and the Un-tuna Melt sandwich and OMG, both were out of this world! My friend who was sharing the meal is a non-vegetarian but even she was blown away by the flavors!!!! We later picked up couple of desserts and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Seema M
Reviewed November 28, 2018

My husband and I had lunch and absolutely loved everything. We started with the trio of spreads with blue corn chips (fresh salsa, hummus, guacamole)--very fresh with great taste. Even the chips were notable--good taste and sturdy enough to be more like a cracker. My...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Laurie53
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Creative, healthy and delicious. Try the raw apple cobbler or the zucchini pesto pasta. Great quality whole food in an artsy intimate setting. Defiantly will come back.

Date of visit: November 2018
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Property representative |
Most of our menu items are gluten free.
January 4, 2015|
Response from presently12 | Property representative |
Saint Augustine is a 4 hours drive from Charleston. Our Cafe is located 5 blocks fron the historic district. We have parking across the street and behind our building at 224 West King Street. Hope this helps get you there!
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