Zest Plant-Based Kitchen

Traverse City’s Plant-Powered Café

Sourcing and serving food that nourishes the mind, energizes the body and feeds the soul.


Basic Avo - smashed avocado, everything seasoning, red pepper flakes, sea salt $8

The Set-Up- smashed avocado, cashew cream cheez, everything seasoning, red pepper flakes, nutritional yeast, sliced tomatoes, hemp seeds, microgreens, pickled onions $10

PB & Berry peanut butter, sliced strawberries, hemp seeds, chia seeds $7

PB, Banana & Maple - sliced banana, peanut butter, maple syrup, cacao nibs, cinnamon $8

Blueberry Almond almond butter, blueberries, hemp seeds, cinnamon, coconut flakes $8

Fiery Hummus – hummus, smashed avocado, sliced tomato, sliced cucumber, everything seasoning, sesame seeds, red pepper flakes, hemp seeds, microgreens $10


Smoothies are 16oz.

Cacao Power Crunch coconut milk, almond butter, cacao powder, cacao nibs, dates, plant-based protein*, chia seeds, banana $9.50

Banana Bread banana, rolled oats, cinnamon, dates, coconut milk, walnuts, chia seeds, hemp seeds, almond butter, maple syrup $9.50

Classic Green Machine banana, almond milk, plant-based protein*, spinach, peanut butter, dates, cinnamon $9.50

Very Berry Bliss blueberries, strawberries, coconut milk, blue spirulina, dates, chia seeds, hemp seeds $9.50

PB & J strawberries, banana, coconut milk, peanut butter, cinnamon, dates, cinnamon $8.50

PB Cacao Cup peanut butter, cacao nibs, cacao powder, dates, banana, coconut milk, chia seeds $8.50

Cherry Pie cherries, almond milk, almond butter, rolled oats, dates, cinnamon  $10.50

Small & Mighty – (10oz.) spinach, almond milk, chia seeds, banana, blueberries, dates & peanut butter $4.75

Add-ins: chia seeds, hemp seeds, coconut flakes, dates, flax seeds, cacao powder, spinach, cacao nibs, peanut butter, almond butter, walnuts $1

greens powder, maca powder, plant-based protein powder*, house-made peanut butter granola*,blue spirulina $2


Classic Açai Bowl frozen unsweetened açai blended with banana, strawberry, dates, coconut milk, topped with house-made peanut butter granola*, coconut flakes, sliced banana, strawberries $12

Blue Bay Bowl frozen unsweetened açai blended with banana, blueberries, dates, blue spirulina, coconut milk, topped with house-made peanut butter granola*, coconut flakes, sliced banana, blueberries $13

PB Dream Bowl frozen unsweetened açai blended with banana, peanut butter, almond milk, cacao powder, dates, topped with house-made peanut butter granola*, peanut butter, sliced banana, cacao nibs, chia seeds $13

Dragonfruit Bowl frozen dragonfruit blended with banana, strawberries, coconut milk, topped with goji berries, coconut flakes, sliced strawberries, pumpkin seeds $14


Bollywood Burrito turmeric tofu scramble, house-made root vegetable hash, black beans, spinach, cilantro, avocado, salsa, pickled onions, warming spices served in a tortilla* $10.50

Samosas – our twist on a traditional Indian classic - savory filling, warming spices, wrapped and crispy* $2.50 or 3 for $7

Loaded Oatmeal oats, almond milk, banana, blueberries, cinnamon, chia seeds, maple syrup, coconut sugar, walnuts $7

Banana Bread – slice of our delicious banana bread $3.50


Zest Signature Salad arugula, chickpeas, sautéed sweet potatoes, red pepper, quinoa, spices, hemp seeds, cilantro, hummus, house-made ranch* $11

Zest & Fresh Salad arugula, spinach, quinoa, tomatoes, cucumbers, walnuts, sesame seeds, spices, sliced avocado, Fustini’s oil & balsamic vinegar $12

Summer Breeze Salad spinach, blueberries, tomato, cucumber, hemp seeds, avocado, microgreens, sea salt, pepper, lemon, house-made green zest* dressing $11

Fruits of Summer Salad spinach, strawberries, blueberries, cucumber, quinoa, red onion, chickpeas, spices, pumpkin seeds, microgreens, Fustini’s oil & fig balsamic vinegar $13

Zest Indian Dish of the Week –  ask us what authentic Indian dish we are cooking up! $13

Soup – freshly made soup, different kind each week!

$5/cup or $8/bowl

Dress it up: Ranch*,  Green Zest*, Fustini's Oil & Vinegar


Brewed Coffee locally roasted coffee brewed fresh, vanilla coconut milk creamer upon request $3

Spindrift – lemon, grapefruit or lime $2.75

Boxed Water $4

Bailey’s Farms Kombucha locally made using Light of Day Organic & Biodynamic Teas $6.50

Contains tree nuts*

All menu items are 100% vegan and gluten free! We cannot guarantee cross-contamination. If you have any food allergies please alert staff before ordering, thank you!

Contact Info

Zest Plant-Based Kitchen

439 E. Front St.
Traverse City, MI   49686

Phone: (231) 421-3141