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Sweet Tomatoes

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4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
+1 941-922-4908
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:39
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Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The quality of the food has really good downhill. Thd restaurant was not clean, there were lots of empty tables with dirty dishes on them. We used to frequent this restaurant when traveling to Sarasota. Dated decor, had a funky smell in the restaurant. We won't be back.

Thank Edison604
South Venice, Florida
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Buffet salad and soup bars. Freshest ingredients every day. Usually 4 soups to choose from including home made chili. A few side offerings of pizza bread, baked potatoes etc. All included in one low price. Many coupons out there and on line. Very inexpensive for family dining. No basic meats or fish offered.

Thank resident344
Muncie, Indiana
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We happened on to this restaurant when we were desperately looking for someplace to eat, just coming into town. It was a little confusing when we came in because no one greeted us or told us what the procedure was. Ahead of us were 2 long salad bars. I walked past these to a cashier and she said to grab... More 

Thank Judy H
Grand Haven, Michigan
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice change to common chain restaurants, and a healthier choice also. Choices are a large salad bar, homemade soups, specialty breads, limited pasta, fruit and deserts. I enjoyed the soups, and wish I could have tried them all. Try their tomato soup if is available- supposed to be in Feb. Senior specials - M-Th 2:00 - 5:00 now, no... More 

Thank Ron D
Sarasota, Florida
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291 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over 50 fresh salad ingredients Kids love the pizza - focaccia - two kinds Corn bread was tasty Try the spicy udon soup Party of 22 was accommodated by manager - I am very grateful Save room for dessert

Thank EatTravelJog
Winchester, Kentucky
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing but great food! Wide variety of soups, salads, breads and gluten free tasty morsels. Will go back... again and again!

Thank Marshia H
Fairbanks, Alaska
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is so fresh!! Everything you will want to eat on a great salad . Then the bread, pasta, soups and desserts!! Ice cream!!! The wait staff is right there to assist in every way !! Clean restrooms! Clean environment!!!

Thank lydia l
Bolton Landing, United States
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We frequent this great restaurant frequently. The salads are fresh, soups are homemade (and we definitely at least try two). All the extras are good too. Makes for a great meal. The only thing we did notice was the spills were not cleaned up as quickly as they should be, people do tend to drip when getting their ingredients and... More 

Thank Robert C
Milford, Indiana, USA
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every time we are in Sarasota. A must for salad lovers. Plenty of other food too. Service is good food is even better. Always leave wondering why I ate so much.

Thank BRAD S
Bradenton, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salad bar is kept fresh and appealing. The rest of the food is fair to poor. Clean place with friendly staff. Not a place to find much protein.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:39
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-4908

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