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Saturn Cafe

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145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
831-429-8505
Website
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, good prices

Whether you're Vegan, vegetarian, or a non-vegetarian, Saturn Café has a nice variety of good, tasty, modestly priced meals to delight your palate. This was our second visit to Santa Cruz and we ate at Saturn Café during both visits. They have breakfast items, lunch items, and dinner items on their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Neil B
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Whether you're Vegan, vegetarian, or a non-vegetarian, Saturn Café has a nice variety of good, tasty, modestly priced meals to delight your palate. This was our second visit to Santa Cruz and we ate at Saturn Café during both visits. They have breakfast items, lunch items, and dinner items on their menu. The décor is trendy and simple. It's definitely... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love the diversity of options on the menu. I always eat here when I'm in Santa Cruz. The music played it great, the space is funky and the good is delicious. This past visit, I ate sweet potato fries, the vegan bbq chicken salad and a decadent brownie sundae dessert. Yummmm.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Best shake ever, yum yum yum. Food is also amazing, and I'm not even a vegetarian! Vegan burrito was delicious.

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Top Contributor
348 reviews 348 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a vegetarian, vegan type of place for the most part. It has awesome soup, sliders, grilled cheese, etc.. Service was good as well. If your looking for something different give this a try.

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London
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104 reviews 104 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Funky place, a cool diner and crazy decor with glass top tables full of memorabilia. It was quite popular and had a nice atmosphere. Service was good. Portions were good and everything was nice. It really is a fun place, and for sure I would love to return to it! I can't think of anything I didnt like about it.

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Maui, Hawaii, USA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-429-8505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?