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Mesa Verde

Cafe, Vegan, Vegetarian


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1919 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara California 93109

Daily 11am-8:45pm


Gluten free menu: YES

Gluten free bread: YES

Gluten free pizza: YES

Gluten free pasta: NO

Gluten Free Options

Almost entire menu is gluten free or can be made gluten free.

Plant-based restaurant where almost everything is vegan.

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  • cashew cheese board w/ pickled apples, fig paste, mustard seeds, honey, wine gel, capers, herbs (request w/o honey to be vegan)
  • Japanese eggplant w/ grilled blue lake beans, fattoush, hazelnut, tahini, mint, sumac
  • macadamia butter crostini w/ smoked vegetables, blackberry, almond puree, ninja radish, butternut squash, sprouts
  • grilled flatbread w/ hummus za’atar, caper berry, pickled onion, herbs, olive (request GF bread)
  • rajas tacos w/ grilled poblano & Spanish onion, black beans, smoked vegetables, butternut nacho cheese, pickled carrot, cilantro, radish, avocado
  • patatas bravas tacos w/ cumin, coriander, potatoes, walnut, cacao black beans, grilled kale, pickled turnip, salvitxada, red onion slaw
  • street taco w/ cacao black bean, jackfruit “chorizo”, blueberry chipotle salsa, caramelized onion, heirloom tomato, sumac, jalapeno onion slaw
  • picadillo empanadas w/ cashew cheese, cacao black beans, chimichurri, harissa, pickled savoy cabbage & carrots
  • polenta fries w/ smoked zucchini, tomato, caramelized onion, smoked white beans, black olive, piquillo, thyme, oregano
  • brussels sprouts served over a fava bean puree, pickled red onion, capers, dill za’atar, sherry vinegar


  • panzanella salad w/ fried GF bread, heirloom tomato, horseradish cream, arugula, basil, green onion, olive oil
  • California salad w/ kale, spring market greens, cucumber, radish, carrots, sprouts, avocado, walnut, currants, leek, lemon juice, olive oil, dill
  • grilled peach & avocado salad w/ black lentils, pea tendrils, blueberry chipotle sauce, blackberry, pickled shallots
  • Caesar salad w/ avocado, grilled & raw romaine, caperberry, radish, egan cashew, Caesar dressing (request w/o croutons)


  • smoked mushroom & chlorella risotto w/ arborio rice, spring pea puree, fava beans, turnips, shallots, dried olive, macadamia parm, herbs, flowers
  • macaro bowl w/ black rice, quinoa, beans, steamed greens, broccolini, bok choy, smoked mushroom, pickles, tahini, sprouts, cucumber, hummus
  • mushroom umami veggie burger w/ zucchini, smoked mushroom, carrot, beet, garbanzo, lettuce, tomato, cornichons, spicy ketchup, dijon, cashew aioli, side salad (request GF bread)

Flatbread pizza

  • flatbread pizzas are GF upon request such as heirloom tomato/marinara/cashew cheese/smoked eggplant/tempeh bacon/caramelized onion and macadamia ricotta/marinara/beet root bacon/wild arugula/herbs/olive oil and hummus/dates/caramelized onion/honey/maldon salt and pomodoro/smoked marinara/mozzarella/confit tomato/garlic/basil/thyme/chili flake/black pepper


  • chocolate cake w/ ganache, cacao, macadamia brittle, coriander, chocolate walnut oil
  • strawberry cheesecake w/ almond, vanilla, basil
  • baklava w/ vanilla ice cream, pomegranate molasses, pistachio, mint, sumac
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