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Saturn Cafe

) #8 of 298 Restaurants in Santa Cruz ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
+1 831-429-8505
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

On a road trip from LA to San Francisco and back again, stopping off at many places along the way, we stumbled across this absolute gem of a restaurant. It was a weekend, myself, husband and two teenage children had not had any breakfast, and...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our food from Saturn Cafe. Vegetarian options can sometimes be boring but Saturn's was flavorful and delicious. I had the jalapeño chicken sandwich and it was awesome!

Thank Katshibby43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Saturn Cafe! I started going here when I was a student at UCSC and was a vegetarian. Many years later I now eat meat, but Saturn is still my number one go to restaurant in Santa Cruz. I have taken many friends here...More

Thank Liz94086
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were passing through town and were excited to stop at Saturn Cafe. The service was a little slow despite the restaurant being pretty empty, but we still got everything we needed. The peanut sauce dish was really good. The soups that we tried were...More

Thank kellybakeswell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late after a day at the boardwalk. After dark activity in the neighborhood was sketchy, and we definitely stayed on edge when walking to and from our car. The restaurant decor was quirky, and DIY space themed with a retro vibe. The menu...More

Thank SubarcticHomebody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great quirky restaurant in Santa Cruz CA. I went to the Saturn Cafe with my daughter and her 3 children (two under three and one infant). She is a vegan and the children are vegetarian, I am omnivorous. There was a wide...More

Thank Jay N
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Visiting friends in Santa Cruz, we stopped for lunch at this restaurant, a favorite of theirs, and I imagined I was in a regular diner. It wasn't until the menu arrived, I realized it was vegetarian, and what a delicious meal we had. We shared...More

Thank sophiebats
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A vegetarian hotspot with something for everyone. Amazing burgers and great beers. The decor was fun with a retro feel. Loved everything about this place!

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Cool place in Santa Cruz with good selection of vegan options in a vegetarian restaurant. Vanilla milkshake was awesome and staff very helpful and friendly. Went for dinner and breakfast, very happy with both!

Thank GT-Devon
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

My family and I ate hear during spring break. Being the lone vegetarian in a family of beef eaters, it was nice finding a place we all enjoyed. My 16 year old loves the "chicken" tenders. I had the huevos rancheros and loved it. Hubby...More

Thank CJ707
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Laurel St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4498
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-429-8505
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