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“FRESH and HEALTHY!”
Review of Urban Plates

Urban Plates
Ranked #199 of 4,804 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
California
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“FRESH and HEALTHY!”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

I eat here at least once a week! The Asian chicken salad is to die for! For all you low carb skinny gals get it without the oranges, wontons and bread and you are good to go! Don't forget dressing on the side :) I have tried other items as well...sandwiches are EH kind of on the dry side. Do not try to come here between 12-1pm...it is a mad house!!! Lines are only long if you want a salad. Enjoy! I hope they open up more restaurants like this.

  • Visited September 2012
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Moab, Utah
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fresh, local food.”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

The menu was diverse and fresh. Lots of good, healthy choices. The fish was excellent and the atmosphere is light and friendly. It's nice to be able to see the kitchen and the prep from the serving side.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Rachel S
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san diego
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Not a pleasant dining experience”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Food is sort of cafeteria style, very poor flow through the lines. The food is bland and nothing special at all. The employees we encountered were not friendly and frankly rude. We willl not go back.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank maggie44
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San Diego, California
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Logistically Challenged”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

Urban Plates serves fresh-to-order food cafeteria style at reasonable prices. It's a great and healthy alternative to fast food for a quick meal. They offer a great variety for all tastes. The only complaint is their ordering system makes no sense. Everyone seem to bottle-neck at the entrance so ordering takes much longer than it should. If you are lucky to be there when the lines are slim, you are in for an enjoyable meal; when there is a crowd, the confusion begins as to where you order.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank SeeSleepEat
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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Fresh good food”
Reviewed August 10, 2012

We placed a take out order after a long day. A good selection of poultry, meat, soups and children meals. All fresh and good

Visited August 2012
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Thank dakiki
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