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4180 N First St, San Jose, CA
+1 408-526-0200
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Showing 30: English reviews
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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471 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you fancy a healthy meal then visit this place. A huge salad bar (seriously big) where you can help yourself to unlimited salad, and while you are at it unlimited everything else (baked potatoes, soup, dessert etc). All well made with natural ingredients - thoroughly enjoyable and great value.

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Thank Cloud_Matt
Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Eat all you can with Fresh Vege. I love the Clam Chowder soup. Never miss it every trip to San Jose. Yummy...

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Thank Nancy6402015
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I have now been to three of these in different states and I am never disappointed. I love the fresh take software all their foods and the service I great for a all you can eat too.

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Thank Mark L
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I enjoy dining at Sweet Tomatoes, whether in Colorado or California. But this particular Sweet Tomatoes has more to offer than all the others I've visited. First, the inside is airier, more spacious and brighter. There is room to move about, and there is an abundance of big windows. The soups and the baked goods offered here are different, and,... More 

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Thank Raginggranny
San Jose, California
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I have been here few times now. But have been steadily loosing interest as the food here does not change that often. Food is good though, but they could be more creative. (I guess the menu is decided by Chain and not by individual location (may be)). One of my complain is they don't have good choice of butter. One... More 

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Thank iGoer
Sunnyvale, CA
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376 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We have been dining here several times a year and see that as this one gets more popular, they have a harder time keeping the quality and cleanliness high. Salads are usually pretty good, but the premixed ones at the start are hit or miss. Soups can be pretty salty sometimes. Info like their chilli.

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Thank ECL
San Jose, California
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195 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

A wide array of salads that are very fresh and limited to your first serving. A very simple spread of pizza, breads & soups and a routine dessert station. A very good option if one has to eat light.

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Thank Sandy D
Eau Claire, WI
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230 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Perfect end to a busy day. We stopped into Sweet Tomatoes which was right across the street from our condo rental. Perfect location and lots of choices for our group of 6. I really enjoyed the lettuce salad choices and the soups. Baked Potatoes and Sweet potatoes with toppings, tons of bread and muffin choices and some macaroni salads and... More 

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Thank OnlyMeDSW
San Diego, California
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Personally I feel Sweet Tomatoes/Soup Plantations are priced a bit high, but when I want a decent salad I know I can obtain it here. This location is a bit on the smaller size, and attracts a large number of families, so if you're looking for a quiet relaxing meal, you might not find it here. I've not been overly... More 

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Thank Denise P
Baroda
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a wonderful salad place. It offers so many varieties of salads,veg and non veg both. I wish in India,we had such places where you can choose whatever you want to your heart's content in just $8 !!!!!

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Thank ChaitanyaBaroda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, International, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4180 N First St, San Jose, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-526-0200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?