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Sweet Tomatoes

4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
+1 925-463-9285
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“soups” (38 reviews)
“baked potato” (9 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We enjoy this salad buffet very much. It is always fresh and easy to run in and out. There are times when it is very crowded but no rhyme or reason to the timing. There is always so much to choose from including pasta, pizza,...More

Thank 9erbabe
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Are you tired of obsequious service overpriced food appallingly bad cooking cramped restaurants extortionate bills ear splitting noise compulsory gratuities...sweet tomatoes is everything that the above is not. I have not been so impressed with a restaurant for a very long time. I hope the...More

Thank williewonker65
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Pleasanton. It has a variety of choices. If you love soup the Clam Chowder and the Chicken Noodle and the Tomato soup are good. There are a many salads to choose from if you are...More

Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The salad options were good, however the baked items were hard and seemed to have been sitting out too long. The soups & chili were ok and were kind of on the bland side. The service was slower that I would have liked as we...More

Thank radman143
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Travel to Pleasanton once a month and there are some very good restaurants in town. Was by myself and didn’t want a fancy meal or fast food. Hadn’t been to a Sweet Tomatoes in years. Walking distance from hotel which was great. Walked in and...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This restaurant was not what I expected...it is a buffet. Actually several lines for food. The first was for salads starting with three already prepared different green and a typical salad bar with LOTS the fixings. My favorite was the broccoli salad. There is a...More

Thank BDD_11_12
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 11:00 AM when the restaurant opened and found everything offered in abundance and very fresh. The soups and freshly made breads and rolls were wonderful. They were flavorful and moist. The staff tending the salad bar and register were polite and attentive. If...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This had a large range of salads and soup dishes mainly targeted at vegetarians. The concept works but could in my view be expanded to include falafel, hummus and halloumi. Nonetheless it is very good. It has desserts too.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great choices from salads, muffins, soups and desserts. Always busy so get there early. Love the salads...

Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Recently went to lunch with my mother. We decided to get each get two plates each so we can fill them up with different choices of salads. I like the salad I made myself better than the ones the restaurant made. They were so soggy...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, 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: 4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-463-9285
Sweet Tomatoes features made-from-scratch soups and salads and handcrafted muffins, Focaccia, breads, and desserts. The menu is built around freshly made, great-tasting, wholesome recipes with a 55-foot salad bar full of fresh, seasonal vegetables and tossed salads prepared exhibition-style every 20 minutes. Sweet Tomatoes provides its guests with an excellent value by offering unlimited access to its entire menu of high quality fresh items at a fixed price.
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