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Cafe Manna

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Tue, 1/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


A warm, spicy mixture of spinach, feta, cream cheese, onions and garlic in a phyllo shell served with tzatziki
Guacamole Potato Skins (vegan & gluten free)
Crispy potato skins loaded with a creamy guacamole and drizzled with ancho cashew sour cream. Topped with our house made pico de gallo
Raw Nachos (raw, vegan & gluten free)
Our dehydrated corn chips topped with spiced nut meat, cashew sour cream, turmeric nut cheese, house made guacamole, fresh pico de gallo and shredded lettuce
Wild Mushroom Crostini
A blend of wild mushrooms, goat cheese, feta, shallots and herbs baked atop a fresh crostini and garnished with fresh herbs
Asian Lettuce Wraps (vegan & gluten free)
A blend of wild mushrooms, tofu, bean sprouts and green onions sauteed in savory sweet ginger garlic hoisin sauce. Served with crispy rice sticks and tender butter lettuce for wrapping.
Grilled Veggie Quesadilla
Grilled zucchini, yellow squash, caramelized onion, poblano and bell peppers layered with melted mozzarella cheese and zesty ranchero sauce in a flour tortilla. Served with pico de gallo, avocado sour cream, fresh greens and a balsamic onion blossom.
Exotic Salad (vegan & gluten free)
A wonderful combination of mixed greens, avocado, mango, jicama, tomato, green onion, cucumber and quinoa. Sprinkled with pepitas and currants, then dressed in mango-lime vinaigrette
Marinated Beet & Arugula Salad (gluten free)
Balsamic marinated roasted red beets served over an arugula and spring greens mix tossed in our maple balsamic vinaigrette. Topped with candied walnut encrusted goat cheese medallions, avocado and sun-dried cherries
Manzanillo Salad (gluten free)
Tender mesclun greens, arugula, roasted wild mushrooms and toasted pistachios tossed in manzanillo olive vinaigrette. Served with roasted asparagus, roasted plum tomatoes and finished with crumbled gorgonzola cheese
Manna's Caesar Salad
This unique salad is served with our house made caesar dressing, fresh avocado, tomato and parmesan cheese. Prepared either grilled or chopped and accompanied by parmesan garlic bread
Bowl $7.00
Cup $4.00
Cafe Manna's Lentil Soup (vegan & gluten free)
Our delicious hearty lentil soup. Flavored with toasted coriander and cumin
Bowl $7.00
Cup $4.00
Soup Du Jour
Unique daily soup creation
Entree $12.00
Cup $5.00
Brown basmati rice $+0.75
Middle Eastern Stew (gluten free)
A soothing, delicate stew of garbanzo and cannellini beans with yukon gold potatoes, root vegetables and spinach in a light turmeric scented broth
Split Moong Dal (gluten free)
A classic Indian dish made from slow cooked split moong beans spiced with chili, cumin, ginger and turmeric. Served with steamed brown basmati rice, quinoa and a side of fresh mango-avocado chutney.
We have gluten-free bread available. Please ask your server
Raw Thai Rolls (raw, vegan & gluten free)
Crisp vegetables and a macadamia-lime filling wrapped in collard greens. Served with an asian dipping sauce and sweet cauliflower couscous
Savory Sandwich
Marinated​ portobello mushroom and grilled eggplant topped with roasted bell peppers, balsamic caramelized onions, an herbed feta and goat cheese blend and house made pesto. Served on toasted rosemary olive bread and accompanied by our side salad
Cheese $+1.50
Avocado $+1.50
Cafe Manna Burger (vegan)
Our jamaican jerk lentil burger topped with spiced aioli, tender greens, red onion and fresh tomato on a toasted whole wheat bun. Served with the chef’s special vegetable
Cheese $+1.50
Avocado $+1.50
Black Bean & Mushroom Burger (vegan)
A southwestern spiced black bean and mushroom patty served with fresh cilantro lime aioli, lettuce, tomato and red onion on a toasted whole wheat bun. Accompanied by oven roasted sweet potato wedges
Tu-No Melt (vegan)
A tasty blend of tempeh, celery, sunflower seeds, bell pepper and dill. Topped with turmeric nut cheese and grilled on rye bread. Served with seasonal fresh fruit.
Peace Bowl (vegan & gluten free)
Twin pyramids of brown basmati rice and quinoa with seasonal vegetables in a rich coconut curry sauce. Topped with a curried cashew crunch
Raw Tacos (raw, vegan & gluten free)
Three corn shells filled with “refried beans”, seasoned nut meat and lettuce. Topped with cashew sour cream and pico de gallo. Served with a fresh green salad, corn chips and guacamole
Pizzalandia (gluten free)
French style pizza with a crispy potato crust topped with sun-dried tomato pesto, marinated yellow squash, zucchini, red bell pepper and mozzarella cheese. Finished with fresh spinach provençal relish
Miso Noodle Bowl (vegan & gluten free)
Rice noodles with tofu, carrots, bell peppers, snow peas, bok choy and mushrooms in a garlic miso broth. Finished with fresh bean sprouts and scallions
Tempeh $+0.20
Tofu $+0.20
Fresh Vegetable Stir Fry (vegan & gluten free)
Our chef’s selection of fresh seasonal vegetables stir fried in our house made teriyaki sauce. Served over steamed brown basmati rice
Pad Thai (gluten free)
Thin rice noodles tossed in a sweet & spicy tamarind chili garlic sauce with julienned vegetables, bok choy, bean sprouts, water chestnuts, tofu and egg. Finished with fresh cilantro, lime and toasted cashews.
Ask your server about our gluten-free and vegan dessert options
Café Carrot Cake
Our signature moist & rich carrot cake with macadamia nuts, coconut and ginger. Iced with classic cream cheese frosting
Raw Cheesecake (raw, vegan & gluten free)
Our freshly made cheesecake, unique and dairy-free. Inspired daily by our chef’s imagination
Triple Chocolate Cake (vegan & gluten free)
Rich chocolate cake layered with dark chocolate frosting and chocolate ganache. Served with a drizzle of coffee caramel sauce
Manna's Small Bite
A tiny treat, petite and sweet! Ask your server what our chef has prepared for today
Chef's Special Vegetable
Fresh Vegetable Slaw
House Salad
Sweet Potato Wedges
Sauteed Spinach with Garlic & Lemon
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
A generous amount of mozzarella cheese perfectly melted between two slices of grilled wheat bread. Served with your choice of fresh fruit or a side salad
Mini Stir Fry
Fresh seasonal vegetables stir fried in our house made teriyaki sauce and served over steamed brown basmati rice
Hot Buttered Noodles
Penne pasta tossed with butter and sprinkled with mozzarella cheese
Veggies $+1.50
Kiddie Pizza
Junior size of our house made flatbread topped with fresh tomato marinara and mozzarella cheese
Wedges & Sauce
Oven roasted sweet potato wedges. Served with a creamy tomato dipping sauce
Rich Vegetable Potassium Broth
A delicious blend of six root vegetables, celery and parsley. A soothing and warming mineral-rich tonic
A nutritious lemonade-style drink made with fresh limes, kale, swiss chard, pear, raw sugar and purified water. This refreshing drink contains live enzymes and a healthy supply of vitamins and minerals for natural energy
Almond Milk
Raw​ almonds blended with coconut nectar, vanilla and purified water, leaving a smooth satisfying milk. The “king of nuts” provides a high level of protein
Green Juice
A live enzyme-rich drink made with kale, swiss chard, bok choy, cucumber, parsley, celery, leaf lettuce, ginger and apple. This drink is loaded with vitamins and minerals helping the body detoxify. Nutrition in a glass
Regular​ or decaf
Dark Hot Chocolate
Smooth, creamy, decadent dark chocolate. Flavored with cinnamon and topped with fresh whipped cream
Flavored Izze Sparkling Water
Grapefruit, pomegranate, blackberry, clementine or low-cal black raspberry
Large $6.00
Small $4.00
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water
Large $4.00
Small $2.00
Real Alkalized Water
In keeping with our environmentally friendly practices, café manna is happy to serve you water upon request
Organic and fair trade. 4.00 each
Rose Mint
Egyptian peppermint in a delicate dance with rose petals. Sweet and minty
Fireside Chai
Orange peel increases confidence, ginger aids digestion, cardamom acts as a mild natural aphrodisiac
Italian Chamomile
Helps​ cultivate patience and relaxation. Soothes and calms both body and soul
Brazilian Berry
Promotes clarity. Purifying and energizing. This anti-oxidant rich blend is refreshing and revitalizing
Uplifting Earl Grey (Black)
Supports concentration and confidence. Energy, balance and mood lifter
Coconut Chai (Black)
Ginger enhances digestion, happiness and focus. Rich, tropical coconut enhances the sensual organic spices
Lemon Jasmine (Green)
Purification and healing. Elegant, lively and zesty
Iced teas available
FRESH YUMMY FOOD is served in this mostly organic, 100 percent vegetarian restaurant. Wisconsin's only restaurant certified by the Green Restaurant Association, Cafe Manna's menu choices include tasty appetizers, totally fabulous salads, heart-warming soups, exotic sandwich creations, yummy entrees and delectable deserts. The presentation is as pleasing to the eye as the flavors are to the palate. Drinks include potassium broth, green juice made-to-order, green limonade, teas and coffees, Penta water, and organic wines and beers. Enjoy dining in the warm, natural, eco-friendly dining room or on the outdoor patios (weather permitting). All items available for carry out. Located in the Sendik's
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

I love this restaurant. Fresh, delicious dishes. My only regret is not ordering desert! GO THERE vegetarian or not!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LindaInEvanston
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I admit, as a carnivore, I would seldom frequent Cafe Manna myself. But when they have the mushroom stroganoff on special, I'm all-in to my better half's delight. Furthermore, when I recently ordered a pickup order and forgot to check for the potassium broth (which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Geoff G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I love it when I can find healthy options that are prepared with a gourmet touch. For those not used to vegetarian dining you might find this exotic in a good way. The atmosphere is pleasing and cozy and the service excellent. Wonderful place for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank M2558OUjamesg
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I found this cafe in 2008, just after they opened and am thrilled that they continue to thrive! They offer vegan and vegetarian staples on their menu such as barbecued jackfruit, quinoa salad, and sautéed tofu but the real treats are their seasonal specials! The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank melvinascatranch
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to Cafe Manna. I was unsure if I’d find anything on the menu that I would like, as I’m not fond of many spices, but I did! I ordered the pizza and it was absolutely delicious. Black olives, vegan sausage,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank stephaniep512
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I went for lunch hoping to find a terrific place with great tasting food, unfortunately what I ordered, the miso noodle bowl was lacking in flavor. The broth, which should be the basis for the dish wasn’t very good meaning it didn’t have much taste...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maija K
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Great food! Frequent there often and have enjoyed everything on menu! Not a vegetarian, but I certainly could be if I ate there everyday ... :-)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank robinfazio
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I’m not a vegan but my wife is so I go to lots of vegan restaurants. The ceasar salad was good, I liked the dressing. The atmosphere was peasant and the staff were friendly. My wife had the potato skins and said they were very...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Dining here was an adventure into the unknown for this meat and potatoes guy. Bright and airy venue with polite staff, tables for four or more attractively and carefully set. If you are a vegan, it doesn't get much better than this. If you are...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank George R
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I took my vegetarian niece here for lunch. I expected that it would be good given that I have tried some of their samplings at Feasting for Fido at The Wisconsin Humane Society. Our server, Jade, was outstanding. We shared the spanakopita appi and it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Janet P
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Normal size serving what pan do u use for 45 people
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