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145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
831-429-8505
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10:00 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/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
Great selection for everyone

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Jay N
Good for:
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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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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222 helpful votes 222 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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89 helpful votes 89 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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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?