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Tender Greens

#154 of 3,739 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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2400 Historic Decatur Rd Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92106
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Salads like nowhere else with the freshest ingredients and herbal soft drinks. I've been to both Liberty Station and Mission Valley locations and love them both.

Thank William A
San Diego, California
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155 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

My friend took me here and we loved it. You order from the counter first then wait to pick up your food. Lots of salad choices, sandwiches, soup, with great ahi and other protein! We chose to eat out on the patio... Only problem was we were in the airport flight path and I counted 18 planes that flew over... More 

Thank Claudia M
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Great food , management doesn't seem to take this wonderful franchise seriously. Chef staff Loud and rude , manager didn't care or do anything about it . The locations in Los Angeles are 5 star 100% of the time and have never had this experience before

Thank Deborah F
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I came into this restaurant expecting the best but was disappointed with the meal. I do understand the vegetables or fresh and they do use natural ingredients but the food lacked flavor. I ordered the chicken pot pie which looked tempting but it was very watery and more like soup and lacked flavor. My mother had the the "backyard steak"... More 

Thank katillac74
Soenderborg, Denmark
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I was invited to lunch and chose the Happy Vegan. It was remarkable. Four different vegan dishes arranged on a single plate, each as a small distinct portion on a shared bed of baby leaves. Four distinct tastes and textures. Full sensory entertainment. Light and good and fresh and delicious. With the added benefit of the Point Loma pause when... More 

Thank Georg N
Richmond, Virginia
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214 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This is the fast casual style of restaurant so popular these days. The meals are extremely good and healthy.

Thank slovaktoo
North Oaks, Minnesota
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

What a great place to go for fast healthy food. The salads are prepared fantastically with the dressing already mixed on to the greens. Chicken is free range, beef is hormone free. They have some healthy fermented tea drink called Kombacha..or something like that . I have never seen or heard of such a concoction but it was very tasty... More 

Thank turtleminn
Zurich, Switzerland
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98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Tender greens is just awesome. Very healthy & good quality food with lots of possibilities for own choices. Casual ambiance and not expensive. Nice outdoor seating!

Thank namumaschm
Blaine, Washington
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117 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We tried Tender Greens for lunch. Could not have been more impressed by the available menu choices and the quality of the food we were served. There are vegan/vegetarian options, which was the style we ordered, but there in plain sight behind the glass in the prep area were some great looking meat and cheese choices. We shared The Happy... More 

Thank TJHill
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

We started our vacation lunching here, and ended our vacation lunching here; it's that good!! Fresh, delicious, healthy and the restaurant is super clean. It's cafeteria style, but they do bring your order to you if there's something that requires heating or cooking. I wish I had a place like this in the Mid-west, it just felt healthier and better... More 

Thank Maureen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Historic Decatur Rd Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-226-6254

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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?