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Sweet Tomatoes

4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
+1 925-463-9285
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (37 reviews)
“chili” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Always a great selection of salads, pasta, soups and fresh bread. Desserts, too. We were there Father's Day.

Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The layout is a bit confusing to new customers. The food is all pretty good and there are lots of options. The price is reasonable for a buffet.

Thank aar0n777
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Originally, we (a couple) wanted to visit Fresh Choice/California Fresh in San Leandro but found it permanently closed. After a quick search for similar type of restaurants on Google, we found that Sweet Tomatoes might be a good substitution for Fresh Choice and gave it...More

Thank Lalaki-Papaki
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great meeting place halfway from home to pick up our kids. Met up with friends for a late lunch. Always a good selection of salads, soups and desserts.

Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Sweet Tomatoes in Pleasant Hill California is a really nice place to go for a Lunch Buffet, especially with a big crowd or family and kids. Or if you are really hungry. They cater to a wide variety of Salads, with the make your own...More

Thank Nirmala16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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