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Saturn Cafe

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145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
831-429-8505
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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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, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 46
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    Very good
  • 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
Funky place--great vegetarian food

We really liked the vegeburger that is house made with all the fixin's. The salads are very good as well. Very nice staff. An easy walk if you are staying at the beach. Pass on the brownie dessert.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
zoe1mom
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Orlando, Florida
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  • Families with children
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Greenwich, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Went here due to other places being packed. Restaurant opens later than others at 10am but worth the detour. Great food and nice selection. Prices were good. Mimosa tasted lovely! Would definitely recommend. Decor and atmosphere were also good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Really great food, pretty affordable prices! The waitress was a doll, loved their service and they had Santa Cruz brewery beer on tap which was a nice local touch. The atmosphere was neat, haha very spacey!!! Really wish we would have made it back for dessert, their dessert menu looked amazing as well.

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Orlando, Florida
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83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We really liked the vegeburger that is house made with all the fixin's. The salads are very good as well. Very nice staff. An easy walk if you are staying at the beach. Pass on the brownie dessert.

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Boulder Creek, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Perhaps a bit pricey but the food is good. Expect to pay $30.00 + for lunch with a meal and beverage for two. I am grateful to have them as a healthy vegetarian/vegan option in downtown Santa Cruz.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Really interesting restaurant, has cool interior design and a great selection of vegan and vegetarian options. Staff is also incredibly friendly and accommodating! Highly recommended!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went here for lunch in Saturday when driving through Santa Cruz. Food was delicious and staff was super friendly. Would definitely recommend to anyone vegan - the FLT and vegan donuts are amazing! The homemade lemonade is excellent too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Delicious fresh food, quirky themed place with 80's music rocking out. Staff friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the taquitos and Santa Fe salad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I was in Santa Cruz to visit family and went to the Saturn Cafe with my daughter and her family. My daughter and her husband are vegans (I am not) and this was a great choice for all. The menu is but all items can be prepared as vegan including milkshakes. I had a barbecue "chicken" sandwich, which was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great variety! Non dairy shakes are fantastic! Fun atmosphere and good for breakfast, lunch, dinner, & desserts! Worth stopping even if you aren't a vegetarian!

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Agoura Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very fun, odd, eclectic place. Most of us are vegetarians so the menu worked for us. The kids loved the malts the best!

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