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Shine Cafe

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415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2143
+1 805-771-8344
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Morro Bay, California
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I eat here occasionally and shop the market often! Both are awesome! Love the juices and soup! Expand the menu!

Thank KCJC808
Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I love Shine Cafe! I frequent Morro Bay and this is my go to place! I love that I can get Vegetarian-Vegan food here that doesn't taste like cardboard (believe me there are places that offer that in this area) my daughter loves the food as well which is a huge plus considering she is a picky eater. I am... More 

Thank megmcallisterxo
Morro Bay, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Shine is my weekly "go-to" stop. I love their $5.00 bowl of soup and the spring rolls with fresh carrot, avocado, and dipping sauce are so yummy. Now with great juices, smoothies and fab salads, try the arugula and beat. You'll be back, you will dream about this food.

Thank writer2014
Atascadero, CA
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Shine has the best food and great sidewalk dining It's truly a hole in the wall (there's a long hall that leads back to the kitchen/inside dining area. After you order at the counter, you can sit outside under the trees on the sidewalk and enjoy watching the world (such as it is...Morro Bay is pretty sleepy!) go by. Favorites... More 

Thank digbugsgotravel
Central California
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Vegetarian and some vegan food available. Fresh, organic & deliciously prepared. Tiny place. Good service. Varied menu.

Thank SKSA
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I'm mostly vegan so I loved it and so did the two people I'm travelling with who are not vegan. There's a hippy vibe that you get with vegan/raw food and it was really busy but once we ordered our food came quickly. I ordered the black bean tostada and shared it - it was fantastic and flavourful. Pete had... More 

Thank Jacqui B
Paris, France
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

awesome vegan healthy food staff was very friendly and nice food is tasty and in big quantities we even took some delicious smoothies

Thank diaatpso
Orange County, California
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We found the Shine Cafe while passing through Morro Bay. A vegetarian / Hippie place -- kale salads, tempeh tacos, almond milk smoothies, etc. The tempeh tacos was enormous and very tasty. The service was performed with a bit of an attitude, as if they could tell we were carnivores and didn't really belong there, but it just added to... More 

Thank jeff573
Morro Bay, California
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

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.

Thank LabmeisterII
Victorville, California
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

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 

Thank Ana J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Morro Bay Blvd, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2143
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Morro Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 805-771-8344

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Los Osos, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?