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Sweet Tomatoes

#22 of 3,063 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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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this place is great it has the greatest salad bar on the planet plus all u can drink plus soup and hot bar plus pizza

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Orlando, Florida
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

this place is great it has the greatest salad bar on the planet plus all u can drink plus soup and hot bar plus pizza

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great selection of fresh salad items, supplemented by home made muffins, breads, soups and pasta choices. My favourite was this month's special, pepperoni on foccaccia bread. Also very good selection of drinks for a buffet - regular sodas as you'd expect, but also juices, milk, flavoured coffee, iced tea... something for everyone. Very much enjoyed by the whole family, highly... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

This establishment was a pleasant surprise I did not expect this buffet style resturant to be to good. I came with a large party and when we showed up we payed a small fee for each person to eat and after that there was a salad bar. When you are done there there is a large room with lots of... More 

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Lafayette
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

An awesome salad and soup bar!!! Lots of choices! And their Mac n cheese is sooo good! Also have pizza and focaccia, and a dessert bar. Prices are not bad either. Family friendly too.

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Enterprise, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We dont have one of these where I come from (AL) so I didn't know what to expect-- though the reviews I read game me some inkling (a good one)-- so I decided to give it a shot-- I am SO glad that I did. The service was excellent from the moment we walked in the door and made it... More 

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Woodmere, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Whenever we travel to Florida, we always stop for lunch our first day at Sweet Tomatoes. It has become our ritual to go here. The salad bar is wonderful, with about 50 selections. There are also a variety of soups, muffins and breads. They have vegetarian and vegan dishes as well.

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Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Dream fresh food and some brilliant soups, just make sure you pay first then load your plates or you may get full before seeing everything. The food is excellent even though there is no meat, good pizza.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The restaurant offer a buffet for salads, soups, pizzas slides, Well the salad has a very poor offer, some people like the salad with bacon chicken, but they do not offer nothing of that. the soups are principal cream, I liked the noodles and chicken is the best of that offer. The tuna salad, also is good, the restaurant is... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

After using ST for a number of years during vacations, it was top of the list for dinner on the first night. The price has gone up but the food quality has gone down. The breads were really greasy and there was less choice than our previous visits. The desserts were a real let down too. I always have the... More 

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Sweet Tomatoes is a cheap buffet, primarily made up of salads, soups, different pizza breads, muffins, pasta, potatoes, and desserts. It's great for vegetarians as there are hardly any meat choices (pepperoni on one of their pizzas, bacon for the potatoes, and some meats in their soups) - it's primarily vegetarian. BUT that definitely doesn't stop meat eaters from going... More 

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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: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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