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Sweet Tomatoes

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40A Crescent Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-5500
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a great salad bar! Not only do they have a great variety of stuff to put on your salad, they have spaghetti, pizza, soups, stews, chili, cornbread - something for everyone! And even softserve ice cream! We love this place. Everyone can find something and there's always enough seating. The staff is diligent at clearing. Comfortable. Highly recommend.

Thank catgetsdown
Pittsburg, CA
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

You can say that my families are regulars at Sweet Tomatoes. It's our go to place when we are tired of burgers, tacos or Chinese food. You have a wide selection of salads you can choose from, soups, breads and various other side dishes. For dessert you can enjoy some soft serve ice cream; me and my son can't help... More 

Thank joel1316
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Fresh salad with many options to choose from. Tasty soups and even mini-pizza and pasta. Fill your boots for $13. What's not to like?

Thank JoeFromOxford
Turlock, California, United States
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173 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I brought my family as well as my brother's family here for dinner on a Saturday night and I was not impressed. The salad bar looks like something you would expect in a midpriced strip mall buffet and the pizza and soups were straight out of high school cafeteria. And even though we used some coupons from yelp, it still... More 

Thank William L
Pleasant Hill, California
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249 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I take my grandchildren here so they can fill up there plates with healthy veggies and salads. It's cafeteria style and you slide your tray along, piling on whatever you like. I wish there was more protein available though you can find some in the chunk chicken soup and cheese bread. They also have fresh fruit and ice cream desserts!

Thank YayoNorCal
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

If you like great salad bars this it. Besides salads a great selection of fresh soups, pasta's and breads.

Thank Bigbirdauto11
Concord, California
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226 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We got some discount coupons in the mail and decided to give Sweet Tomatoes a visit after a lengthy absence. In all, we were pleasantly surprised. The salad bar veggies were fresh, and the soups seemed to us more imaginative than in the past. The bakery had good variety and exceptional freshness. (But I wish someone would bake a cornbread... More 

Thank N_skier
Pleasant Hill, California
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Took our 8 and 11 year old grandkids here. They loved it. Kid and family friendly. Pleasant staff. A great variety of foods buffet style. Met our needs that day

Thank HAPPY2GO30
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The amount of choices offered for one low price is mind blowing. Make sure you come hungry. From the salad bar, to the soup buffet, to the breads, to the desserts, this place is worth every penny. The cornbread is exceptional. They also offer kid friendly choices such as pizza and more. It is fresh and delicious. I wish they... More 

Thank fawna87
Turlock, California
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124 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to dinner with some friends. We went later in evening around 8 pm. Even at the late hour, the food was all fresh. The salads were amazing. You must try the mushroom Bisque wow it's delicious. The deserts were good too. My favorite was the chocolate chip muffins and the mini ice cream cones. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $9
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40A Crescent Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-5500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: 925-676-8493

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