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Sweet Tomatoes

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American, Family Fare, Healthy, Soups
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2820 Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148
630-932-5099
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fresh Options

I enjoy this specific location. It's newer and the layout is much more inviting. The staff here is excellent. So friendly and remember you if you are a frequent visitor. The ingredients are always fresh. The soups can be hit or miss depending on what's being served. But overall, a great option to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
howdyhp
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Darien, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Darien, Illinois
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I enjoy this specific location. It's newer and the layout is much more inviting. The staff here is excellent. So friendly and remember you if you are a frequent visitor. The ingredients are always fresh. The soups can be hit or miss depending on what's being served. But overall, a great option to healthier eating.

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Batavia, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This place reminded of Ponderosa but with a healthier selection of food at the same price. I was amazed with the types of salads you could create with the ability to have pasta and soap with no additional charge. I would recommend Sweet Tomatoes if you have guest that want a variety of food.

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Woodridge, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We go here whenever we get a chance. The place is always clean, the food is always fresh, and the staff is courteous and pleasant. We enjoy the vegetarian options and love most of the soups. We would like to see some more options on the hot food bar other than pasta and focaccia.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I don't like salad bars, but I love this place. I get the premade salad, lots of soup, maybe some foccacia, a muffin and dessert. It is all great.

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Devils Tower, Wyoming
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is OK for lunch but the dinner costs more and the food is the same. Not sure how that works... The Salad bar is decent but there are up-charges for items that probably should be included. They offer a number of soups and that's generally what I eat the most. Good for a decent quick lunch during a work... More 

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suburban Chicago
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90 reviews 90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I agree with some of the other reviewers, it is pricey for the limited selection. There is a big salad selection and lots of soup, but as far as anything else it is primarily pizza or pasta. Drinks cost extra. The place does look clean. Wait for a coupon.

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Willowbrook, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fundamentally, it's a solid option: a big, healthy buffet of soups, salads, and other goodies. That said, you're spending a *lot* of money for a limited buffet. Food's excellent, service is excellent, just a bit pricy.

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Chicago, IL
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I'm sure there is a deal to be had here. But, I didn't find it. I thought it was expensive for what we had and like any buffet type deal, you wonder how clean stuff is and how long the food has been out. I didn't think this was anything that unique or amazing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great for all ages. Has food even the Pickiest eaters will choose. Great coupons for whole family's of 4 for $24.99 including unlimited drinks. Excellent choice of Real Lemonades and Coffees and Teas along with regular fountain drinks. Soups have a wide range and are very good. Very Friendly Staff and always replenishing to keep fresh

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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265 reviews 265 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Salads, Soups, Bakery - That's what their sign says. Went with friends for early supper. They have a Senior Special from 2 to 5 PM for $7.49. Includes beverages and desert. What a deal; Can't be beat. Large salad bar. Potato bar. Pizza, pasta and other hot dishes. Fresh baked muffins and more. Great desert bark. Variety of beverages. Went... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2820 Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Lombard
  • Phone Number: 630-932-5099

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Family Fare, Healthy, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?