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Sweet Tomatoes

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Bakeries, Pizza & Pasta, Vegetarian
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850 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085
8475780474
Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Takeout

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Really great place!

I have been a fan of Sweet Tomatoes for several years, and recently decided to stop at the Waukegan location for a change of pace. I've never really had any complaints about the other location I frequented, but this Sweet Tomatoes in Waukegan really rocks! The layout is different, and I have to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2013
James K
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Good for:
  • Families with children
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been a fan of Sweet Tomatoes for several years, and recently decided to stop at the Waukegan location for a change of pace. I've never really had any complaints about the other location I frequented, but this Sweet Tomatoes in Waukegan really rocks! The layout is different, and I have to assume that they have extraordinary managers here,... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

First time to this chain. Friendly staff. Big salad bar. Chicken noodle soup was outstanding. Several soups and chili to chose from. Baked potato bar. Several pasta dishes available too

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Great restaurant! The best salad bar I have ever eaten at. Food was fresh and the variety was superb.

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Union Grove, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

food is good but really pricey for a soup and salad bar. Soups are really good sometimes and watery the next. I guess if you really want a variety of salads then its pretty good.

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Waukegan, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

fresh, delicious salads, greens, and related items. A lot of variety there too, and that's not even getting to the variety of breads, soups, bread/potatoes, and desserts. Was (IIRC) $12 for weekday lunch, which was reasonable.

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Libertyville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Sweet Tomatoes is always a good meal with a great selection of soup, salads, pasta and desserts. Lots of fun.

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Michigan
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We met friends here and this was perfect for the variety of food needs. Amazing variety, with very friendly staff--even willing to take our photos, with 3 different cameras! If you've visited one of this chain before then you know the drill, but if not: salads first, then you pay, then your choice of soups, pastas, desserts. The cauliflower soup... More 

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Chicago, IL
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We have been here over a dozen times and love this restaurant! This place is always extremely clean and has so many choices. The food is fresh and they are always refreshing the menu to keep you coming back.

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Can't believe they wont let me franchise in Canton, OH! This chain sets the standard for other chains.

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We were big fans of Soup Plantation when we lived in California and we were thrilled to find it's sister restaurant Sweet Tomatoes here when we moved here! It's exactly the same as Soup Plantation. We go here frequently now and the staff have always been extremely friendly and helpful. The food is always delicious and fresh. We are on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 850 S Waukegan Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: 8475780474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Bakeries, Pizza & Pasta, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 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 - 11:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 am

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?