Saturn Cafe is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

1. Saturn Cafe

8.1
145 Laurel St (Between Pacific & Front), Santa Cruz, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Central Santa Cruz · 84 tips and reviews

Billy F.Billy Ferrara: Awesome vegan milkshakes!

Kyle W.Kyle Wilson: Can't go wrong with any of the burgers. Ice cream shakes are excellent. Be prepared to be stuffed.

Nat H.Nat Harward: Dutch Chocolate with Organic Peanut Butter. Milkshakes are made with McConnell’s premium ice cream. Choose shake add-ins like chocolate cookie crumbs, berries, and organic peanut butter. Read more.

burger. is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

2. burger.

7.6
1520 Mission St (at Bay St), Santa Cruz, CA
Burger Joint · Westside · 80 tips and reviews

Chris C.Chris Crawford: Mint Chocolate Shake FTW

Caitlin S.Caitlin Stinneford: Milkshakes are awesome but with some you need a fatter straw.

JustineJustine: Gotta try one of the adult milkshakes!

Mission Hill Creamery is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

3. Mission Hill Creamery

8.3
1101 Pacific Ave (Cathcart), Santa Cruz, CA
Ice Cream Shop · Downtown Santa Cruz · 21 tips and reviews

Thibault J.Thibault Jousse: Awesome milkshake, the salty caramel was perfect! Very nice way to satisfy a sweet tooth for desert.

Clara E M.Clara E Minor: Fantastic flavors! Best ORGANIC ice cream anywhere! Love love love the hazelnut. Great wall art too!

Spencer S.Spencer Schoeben: quite good ice cream. fun vibe too. love the salted caramel.

Betty Burgers is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

4. Betty Burgers

7.6
505 Seabright Ave (at Murray St.), Santa Cruz, CA
Burger Joint · Eastside · 31 tips and reviews

Idris N.Idris Nolan: 1020 shake... Tasty desert.

Ryan L.Ryan Liang: Olallieberry & honey milkshake. Light, fluffy, a little tart, and a whole lotta delicious!

Alan H.Alan Hawrylyshen: They will happily split a burger if you ask, great for when you want to share.

Cafe Gratitude is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

5. Cafe Gratitude

7.9
103 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Downtown Santa Cruz · 18 tips and reviews

Tanya B.Tanya Bauerle: Delicious food that's healthy and leaves you feeling good. And the drinks are amazing! Try the golden or treat yourself to the Lucious-you've never have a milkshake so rich and healthy!

Bryan E.Bryan Epis: This place is a gem: raw selections and everything is organic.

Athonia C.Athonia Cappelli: request a side of spicy condiment. It's wicked hot & unbelievably tasty. Keep your Shazaam music Identification app running too. They play a mellow collection of alternative (junip, band of horses).

The Penny Ice Creamery is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

6. The Penny Ice Creamery

9.1
913 Cedar St (at Locust St.), Santa Cruz, CA
Ice Cream Shop · Downtown Santa Cruz · 65 tips and reviews

David R.David Ruiz: Salted. Pretzel. Milkshake.

Randall N.Randall Nacamuli: The ice creams are fabulous, current favorites are the mint w/ cacao nib, the caramel, and the raspberry rose sorbet. The Earl Grey bon bon is superb as well.

mikeymikey: Tuesday and Thursdays between 4 and 6, get a second single scoop for one penny

Cafe Brasil is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

7. Cafe Brasil

9.2
1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA
Brazilian Restaurant · Westside · 60 tips and reviews

Carolina R.Carolina Revilla: Had the beef a cavalier, was delicious. I recommend this dish. The bacon is also great. Awesome breakfast spot. Parking in the back.

Rob M.Rob Montero: This restaurant reminds me of the LEGO Movie, because everything is awesome.

Rodolfo C.Rodolfo Castellanos: Can't go wrong with an Acai bowl and avocado a cavalo

Pacific Thai Santa Cruz is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

8. Pacific Thai Santa Cruz

8.0
1319 Pacific Ave (btwn Church & Walnut), Santa Cruz, CA
Thai Restaurant · Downtown Santa Cruz · 11 tips and reviews

Sam A.Sam Azeem: There spicy lamb is one of the best Ive had. Just the right spicy and an amazing flavor to go with it and no gamines. If you like lamb you should give it a try.

FiveStarsFiveStars: Use your FiveStars card and get 1 free boba. Ask for a card if you don't have one already.

Christine C.Christine Coffey: This is the best place to find Boba Tea. They have many different and delicious flavors. If you are brave try the taro or avocado flavor! Read more.

Surfrider Cafe is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

9. Surfrider Cafe

8.0
429 Front St (at Cathcart St), Santa Cruz, CA
Burger Joint · Downtown Santa Cruz · 38 tips and reviews

MM: Great burgers. Try the avocado fries if you like avocado and deep fried things. They also use Marianne's ice cream in their milkshakes! 10-20 caramel+oreo shake for the win.

Bommy C.Bommy Cha: Turkey burger with caramelized onions and blue cheese on a fresh baked sourdough bun is huge and surprisingly good. Cool that you can choose wedge fries.

Marek M.Marek Minecki: The burgers are spectacular... dried cherry/bacon burger on a home made sour dough bun with chocolate dipped bacon on the side - you got to love it.

Santa Cruz Diner is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

10. Santa Cruz Diner

7.3
909 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA
Diner · Central Santa Cruz · 64 tips and reviews

Matt M.Matt McGunagle: Phi only has rare steak, but still good. This place is ridiculously cheap and perfect for binge eating. Cappuccino milkshake blew my mind.

Frank R.Frank Rosado: Everything! Well, except the hash browns👎 I haven't had anything bad & they have a wide variety of food.

RAD M.RAD Moose: Waffles only available 6am-11am =(

Boardwalk Bowl is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

11. Boardwalk Bowl

7.6
115 Cliff St (at Beach), Santa Cruz, CA
Bowling Alley · 9 tips and reviews

Klea P.Klea Patra: Bowling, arcade, Karaoke & a bar...it's all good :)

Kelly T.Kelly Thomson: The mayor is bullshit he is never here

Mitchell M.Mitchell Money: $3.00 Beer of the Month! valid anytime open ...

Joe's Pizza & Subs is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

12. Joe's Pizza & Subs

7.3
841 N Branciforte Ave (at Water St), Santa Cruz, CA
Pizza Place · Eastside · 16 tips and reviews

Addison K.Addison Kester: Subs & Burgers are Tasty. Don't touch the Pizza (Shakes Head)

Athonia C.Athonia Cappelli: Put the om nom nom nomb Chompskys on their vegetarian "Mediterranean combo plate" or just try the 🌶 vegan falafel Sandwich with added jalapeño. Both are the B💣MB-Diggity‼️ Joe's always keepin' it 💯

Nico R.Nico Rivera-Hannon: The philly cheese steak is amazing

Coaster's Lounge is one of The 13 Best Places for Milkshakes in Santa Cruz.

13. Coaster's Lounge

7.3
115 Cliff St (Inside Boardwalk Bowl), Santa Cruz, CA
Karaoke Bar · 6 tips and reviews

Elizabeth H.Elizabeth Habara: Leave Jim(karaoke host) a tip he brings alot of new music for peoplez

DuntronDuntron: Incredible spot for people watching.

Martha R.Martha Rotter: If Rippin is playing, get down here! They rock!