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Sweet Tomatoes

#18 of 3,007 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Lake Buena Vista
Pasta, Healthy
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12561 S.Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836
407-363-1616
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Buffet, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Something healthy and affordable in Orlando

We love sweet tomatoes, good healthy food consistently, finding one here was so exciting!!!!!! This franchise is probably the best at being consistent nation wide!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
christopher b
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We love sweet tomatoes, good healthy food consistently, finding one here was so exciting!!!!!! This franchise is probably the best at being consistent nation wide!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This place is great!! It's a little confusing at first because there are no signs to tell you how the system works or anything. It's all you can eat soup, salad, pasta, and dessert. But basically you go in and right away there is the salad bar part. You can load up you plate but beware because there is so... More 

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Hammond, Indiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This has so much variety and fresh made soups, and salads! Plus there is pasta, breads, and desert. If you like good fresh soups and salads this is a great place! I love salads and their soup, plus deserts. It was my first time ever here everyone in my party was satisfied. It is buffet style so you can eat... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

There are hundreds of well priced buffets in orlando but I chose this one due to the emphasis on salad. I had also tried sweet tomoto in miami. Although that particular branch was not a buffet I enjoyed the salad. In terms of the salad this is incrediably clever marketing. You are faced with a huge array of salad choices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Truly. First time visitor. Mark working the front counter, was awesome. Very very nice. Explained everything. Yes, it's a simple buffet, but it's still cool in this day in age to be nice and helpful. The buttermilk cornbread was to die for. The selection of everything is abundant. Eating Disney food all week, this was a welcomed change!!!!

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Viera, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Sweet Tomatoes is always a great inexpensive choice when either in Disney or visiting the Orlando area. There are many fresh choices and hot soups to choose from. Restaurant is always clean and fresh looking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We make a point to eat here EVERY time we're in Orlando. LOVE this place and wish there was one in the PHL area! When you first walk in, don't panic; it's not all salads. It's buffet style but my kids probably should have been parked in front of the soft-serve machine. The homemade soups are amazing as is everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Been coming to Orland for many years and only last year discovered Sweet Tomatoes. I love buffet-style as you can chose just want you want and go back for more of your favourites. It doesn't bother me that they dont offer lots of meat dishes because they do offer an amazing salad bar. Food is very fresh and super tasty.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very nice selection...lots of salads and components for you to choose from. Plenty of choices in soup, several kinds of pasta, baked potato bar with both white and sweet and nice selection of desserts -- be sure to try the lava cake!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Could not believe how cheap it was for us to eat here! There a losds of fresh salads, several homemade soups & breads! The cornbread was to die for! Also there was pasta & noodles so a big hit with the kids! And deserts & ice cream in abundance!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12561 S.Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighborhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: 407-363-1616

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pasta, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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