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Sweet Tomatoes

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4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
+1 941-922-4908
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (80 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
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Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is an all you can eat buffet. There is no protein. Massive salad bar, soup, bread, soft serve ice cream, puddings. Go on website and join the club and they will send you coupons several times per month.

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Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have been going to Sweet Tomatoes in one state or another for years and YES, I like this restaurant a lot! That being said, I have actually been disappointed on any occasions for the past year or two. There seems to be a trend...More

Thank brennanlane
Reviewed April 13, 2015

SERIOUS Cleanliness failure. The first time I have eaten at a Sweet Tomatoes was fine until I used the restroom. On the way into the men's room and as I went by the big sign for workers to remove and hang up their aprons, a...More

Thank sprung51
Reviewed April 10, 2015

The Sweet Tomatoes all-buffet restaurant on South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota is a great place to meet friends for lunch. Parking is easy. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the buffet items are fresh, tasty and, for the most part, healthy. Prices are reasonable....More

Thank Desmond C
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great salad bar: well maintained, extensive selection. Soups were average. A small selection of gluten free items, this was appreciated.

Thank allchargedup1949
Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

The kids love the pizza / Mac and cheese , ice cream the brownies the salad bar for me is good but the quality was not there for me Many options for lettuce / fixings olives mushrooms tomatoes 5 kinds of dressing some ready made...More

Thank EatTravelJog
Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have visited other Sweet Tomatoes locations in other cities so were looking forward to a break from our routine. We were disappointed I our visit to this location. The layout meant that there was massive congestion getting to the bread and soup area. The...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are vegetarians and often have difficulty finding appropriate restaurants, especially for quick meals. Sweet Tomatoes has a really good salad bar, reasonably priced. They also had a few hot pasta choices, several soups, muffins. We liked the variety and the value. Staff was very...More

Thank 32tza
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Each month there is a different motif. The salads are varied, as are the soups. Baked potatoes and sweet potatoes. Wonderful muffins, pastas, desserts. And, the price is right!

Thank edee_fiore
Reviewed March 16, 2015

After a week of camping on Siesta Key, we found this gem. Healthy salad choices, and really fresh home-made soups and breads. I wish there had been more local fruit, but really, I wouldn't have had room for one more bite. A great value, and...More

Thank Nancy O
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Response from DONNA L | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Himal B | Reviewed this property |
Also, on weekdays they have special times for big senior discounts.
October 5, 2016|
Response from Himal B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some franchises are closing, in fact, many are closing, but Sweet Tomatoes is not yet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:39 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-4908
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