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Sweet Tomatoes

Certificate of Excellence
Vegetarian, Pasta, Soups
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986 North Route 59, Aurora, IL 60504
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Get your veggie on!!

Fresh, nutritious and satisfying at a reasonable price. Love the soups and the variety of soups and salads.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Join club veg - they send you coupons regularly. I never come here without one. We usually go to the Sweet tomatoes in Batavia and I like that one more. This one looks dirty. I am not sure if it is from the large atmosphere or if it gets more traffic-thus looking more run down. The pasta was not fresh... More 

Thank Bcooper21
Aurora, Colorado
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133 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good salad bar with many choices. Many soups choices also. Corn bread very dry. Pasta terrible. Too expensive!! $11.49 for soup and salad.

Thank Bob B
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I have visited other locations of this chain and usually love them, but this one did not measure up. The salad was fine, but the salad bar looked like it had not been cleaned all day, the muffins and the bread were fine, but the pizza and the pastas were ice cold even when a fresh batch came out. The... More 

Thank cmama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Good budget choices of fresh buffet food. Consitant expectations from other sweet tomatoes around country. Good service

Thank Don S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We love coming here. They have the most extensive salad bar I have ever seen. Something for everyone. The variety of soups and desserts and other dishes is wonderful. Our granddaughter from Reno craves this place every time she visits. Very friendly staff and the place is always clean.

Thank 607terryn
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Fresh, nutritious and satisfying at a reasonable price. Love the soups and the variety of soups and salads.

Thank ldelos1
Aurora, Illinois, United States
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118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Sweet Tomatoes is sort of a healthy buffet. Start with your salad bar then move on to soups, breads, and dessert bars. Average tasting food at 1 price. But beware, you can only go through the salad bar once so load up before you pay.

3 Thank Brian R
Aurora, Illinois
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is always fresh and delicious. Staff is always friendly and courteous from management to servers. Ambiance is nice (music isn't too loud, lighting is nice, room temperature is comfortable, service areas and tables are cleaned frequently). Prices are reasonable if you sign up to get their coupons via email or find them in the local paper. It's easy to... More 

1 Thank boulderhoppers
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

You wouldn't think you could gorge yourself in that amount of soup and salad but I did. They also had some focaccia bread pizza that was pretty good. I also loved the raspberry lemonade. I will go back.

Thank Laf419
Batavia, Illinois
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106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I love the fresh enormous salad bar. There are so many delicious soups to try, The kids love the pizza and pasta bar.. I always force myself to indulge in the desert bar. You can just do it the way you want it and help yourself to as much as you want. Everything is delicious!

Thank deanalang

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 986 North Route 59, Aurora, IL 60504
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: 630-978-4017

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Pasta, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?