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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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Martinez, CA
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The last couple of times we have eaten here we feel it is not really clean. Always crowded and things do not seem to be kept up. The variety of food is limited and not as fresh as it once was.

Thank CruiserAnn
Sacramento, Ca
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Sweet Tomatoes, but it won't be our last hopefully. It is very similar to Fresh Choice back in the days of old. The vegetables are fresher here though than Fresh Choice, and in general the selections are better. Overall, I feel that the cost of the meal is worth the quality of the selections... More 

Thank nidan196
Coarsegold, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place should be closed by the health dept.We had to bus our own table to be able to eat. The place was running out of dishes so finally they cleaned off the tables, At one point there were no soup bowls. They ran out of pasta dishes and the serving bowls remained empty. I went to the cashier to... More 

Thank tarzansmate
Lafayette, California
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for lunch. Long salad bar had variety. Greens were okay, not super fresh. Then the "other" areas were just full of very low quality food. From the fruit (bad oranges, to pudding, to the pasta, to the bread, and others were just very low quality. Get what you pay for here certainly qualifies. Not recommended.

Thank John G
Turlock, California, United States
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184 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I think it was a Friday night when we stopped in with a party of six. We used a yelp coupon so that helped with the price but it still wasn't cheap and since it was very crowded it was quite messy in there with food spilled all over the empty tables as well as food along the salad bar... More 

Thank William L
Richmond, California
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Sweet Tomatoes because it served a different type of buffet, soup and salad. When we entered the restaurant one of the Manager's Lon, introduced himself and give us a quick tour of the layout of how the food was laid out and where. Next Lon introduce us to the next Manager named Jamal. What a warm... More 

Thank Morvant
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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184 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $9
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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?