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145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
831-429-8505
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Ranked #33 of 327 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Maui, Hawaii, USA
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113 reviews 113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good healthy diner food (I think this only exists in Santa Cruz) Reasonable prices, good service and everything very tasty Located Downtown Santa Cruz with parking in back Would eat here again

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Boston, Massachusetts
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82 reviews 82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to me and I'm so happy we went. The variety of options on the menu went from omelettes to salads to desserts that are vegetarian or vegan. I had a sesame tofu salad and my partner had a southwestern omelette. The portions were great! I was tempted to order the chocolate pumpkin cake but couldn't. Too... More

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is the best burger joint in town. The fact that the burgers are veggie or vegan is not important to me. The California burger is my favorite. Comes with a side. Get the string fries. Add a pint of local organic beer. Great service, too, and from a bunch of baby hippies. Who'd a thought?

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Fairfax, VA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Fun and kid-friendly. Try the no-cholesterol burgers with an ice cream milkshake. The local Costco sells $100 worth of gift cards for $80.

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El Cerrito, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The location at UC Berkeley is like a copy cat version for wanna be hippies while this one is the real thing. Good vibe and food and servers. Yeah.

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Hollister, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

When the cafe was over at the west side I never had any complaints. Now in Downtown I find the food not as yummy, and the staff is a bit uppity and smug. Sure, its vegetarian, or vegan, but taste needs to be improved for the prices. The beer menu is nice, and the desserts are quite tasty, but expensive.

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Carmel, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Service was great. The unique planetary diner decor was great. Free Parking was available in the CVS lot in the back of the restaurant. Each table had a unique design. Their homemade bean burgers were delicious - I ordered their breakfast burger with egg, no fake bacon and on a gluten free bun with onion strings - which was delish.... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We're vegetarians and it's difficult to find vegetarian locations. But this Cafe is just amazing. Don't expect Pepsi or Cola since they contain chemicals and corn syrup. This Cafe makes their own cola drinks with natural ingredients. If you're a vegetarian visiting Santa Cruz then you should come to this location.

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Pleasant Hill, California, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had brunch here. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Scrambled tofu burrito was excellent. My non-vegan adult daughter loved her omnivore option. I hope to get back here soon or try their other restaurant in Berkeley.

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Santa Cruz, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Understanding that humans are omnivores and thus require both vegetation and meat is an important concept in basic biology.. I suppose that's why I avoided going here for so long after hearing about it when they first opened up. I was never into the whole all vegetarian thing. After some time passed and I kept hearing nothing but good things,... More

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Additional Information about Saturn Cafe

Address: 145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
Phone Number: 831-429-8505
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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