Vegan Menu

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We specialize in vegan food and drinks made with local organic produce of the highest quality. We have a variety of gluten-free and soy-free options available in our regular menu or prepared for you upon request. Shine Cafe is one of the best known vegan restaurants in the area and we strive to offer you only the best every day.

ALL our menu items are vegan.


Famous Tempeh Taco

Seasoned house tempeh and quinoa; spring mix, fresh veggies, avocado and sesame seeds on a soft wheat and corn blend tortilla. Served with our house salsa and our creamy cilantro dressing

Black Bean Tostada 

Seasoned black beans and brown rice; spring mix, fresh veggies, avocado and sesame seeds on a crispy tortilla. Served with our house salsa and our spicy chipotle dressing

Raw Tacos

Collard green shell filled with our seasoned numix, tomato. Pepper dressing,avocado mash, nutritional yeast & sprouts


Every week we bring you an exciting new meal prepared with seasonal produce and fresh ingredients made from scratch with love ♥


Black Bean Taco 

Seasoned black beans and brown rice; spring mix, fresh veggies, avocado and sesame seeds on a sprouted corn tortilla. Served with our house salsa and our creamy cilantro dressing

Street Tacos

3 mini tacos with onion, cilantro and your choice of jackfruit “carnitas” or Beyond Meat chicken-less “chicken” on corn tortillas. Served with housemade salsa & limes

Shine Hummus Wrap 

Featured housemade hummus, baby arugula, kalamata olives, fresh veggies, and our house lemon and roasted garlic vinaigrette all rolled up in a spinach and whole wheat tortilla. Served with a side salad

Shine Sandwich 

Toasted sprouted grain bread with fresh veggies, avocado, stone ground mustard and our creamy cilantro dressing. Served with a side salad

The Bomb Bagel

A toasted sprouted wheat bagel served open-faced with a shmear of vegan “cream cheese”, a dash of garlic & pepper, topped with cucumber, tomato, carrots, avocado, sprouts, and a drizzle of Cayucos hot sauce

T. L. T.

Take on a classic B.L.T. Toasted sprouted grain bread with thin slices of “bacon” flavored tempeh, lettuce, tomato, avocado and veganaise. Served with a side salad

Vegetable Spring Roll

Rice paper spring rolls filled with fresh veggies, avocado, and seasoned tempeh. Served with our sesame ginger dressing

Vegetable spring roll

Tempeh Reuben  

Seared strips of seasoned tempeh served on sprouted grain bread with our creamy cilantro dressing and stone ground mustard. Topped with sauerkraut, tomato, lettuce and avocado. Served with a side salad

Pack – A – Bowl/Burrito

Fill out the card to create your own special dish


  • Try our Vegan Soup of the Day

    Our House Salad Dressings
    Creamy Cilantro, Sesame Ginger, Spicy Chipotle, Balsamic, Lemon and Roasted Garlic, Tamarind Citrus, Caesar — All our dressings are gluten-free

    Soup/Salad Combo

    Our soup of the day and the Fresh Salad with your choice of dressing

    Fresh Start Salad 

    Fresh organic seasonal produce tossed with your choice of dressing topped with avocado

    Tempeh Salad 

    Our Fresh Start Salad tossed with your choice of dressing and topped with a big scoop of seasoned tempeh, fresh veggies and avocado

    Spinach Salad

    Baby spinach, cranberries, apples, walnuts, tossed with our house balsamic vinaigrette

    Kind Kale Salad

    Fresh kale and veggies tossed in our housemade tamarind citrus vinaigrette, topped with our house blend nut mix, nutritional yeast, mandarin wedges and avocado Baby Arugula Salad

    Baby Arugula Salad

    Baby arugula, toasted pepitas, nutritional yeast, shaved shallots, oven-roasted golden beets, tossed with our house lemon and roasted garlic vinaigrette

    Shine Caesar Salad

    Crisp chopped romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, fresh tomatoes, toasted in our Caesar dressing and vegan Parmesan cheese

    Asian Slaw Salad

    A delicious blend of carrots, cabbage, sauerkraut, green onion, toasted almonds, sesame and sunflower seeds, fresh citrus with a dash of turmeric and cayenne pepper



    Bagel with Tofutti “Cream Cheese” & fruit

    Toasted organic sprouted-grain bagel with Tofutti “cream cheese” and farm fresh seasonal fruit

    Chia Pudding (raw)

    Chia seed in housemade almond milk with cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla bean, fresh fruit and almonds



    Vanilla Bean Oatmeal

    Whole organic oat groats served with raw almonds, coconut sugar and our house made almond milk

    Tofu Scramble Breakfast 

    Seasoned organic tofu and fresh seasonal veggies. Served with a warm sprouted corn tortilla, fresh salsa, spicy chipotle dressing, topped with avocado and sesame seeds

    Tofu scramble breakfast

    Buckwheat Pancake 

    Fluffy organic buckwheat pancakes served with Earth Balance vegan spread and choice of maple syrup or agave nectar Includes choice of your two favorite toppings: bananas, blueberries, walnuts, carob chips or strawberries

     Smoothie shine cafe


    Super food nutrient boosts

    Boost the nutritional profile of your favorite smoothie by adding one or more of the following super foods:

    cacao, carob, chia seed, hemp seed, maca root, spirulina, kale, spinach, flax seed

    Berry Blast

    Blueberries, strawberries, bananas, apple juice, and almond milk

    Island Fever

    Pineapple, mangos, bananas, coconut, and orange juice

    Blue Heaven

    Blueberries, pineapple, bananas and apple juice


    Bananas, almond butter, carob, dates and almond milk

    Strawberry Shake

    Strawberries, bananas, dates and almond milk

    Piña Maca-lada

    Maca, pineapple, coconut, bananas and almond milk


    Green Dragon

    Spirulina, ginger, mangos, bananas, apple juice and almond milk

    Strawberry Lemonade detox

    Fresh squeezed lemon juice, frozen strawberries, apple juice, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, cayenne

    Karma Chameleon

    Avocado, spinach, mango, coconut oil, dates, cayenne & almond milk



    Acai Bowl
    Acai, mango, banana, spinach, blueberries, almond milk, vanilla bean, maple syrup

    Dragon Fruit Bowl
    Dragon Fruit (pitaya ), strawberries, banana, coconut cream, dates, almond milk, pineapple

    Choose one Granola
    Hemp & greens or cacao Superfood cereal

    Choose three toppings

    Bananas, strawberries, hemp seeds, cacao nibs, chia seeds  almonds, coconut, goji berries, frozen blueberries