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Urban Plates

12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
+1 858-509-1800
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salads” (53 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within the Forum shopping area, Urban Plates offers a lunch counter setting, where the diners chose among medium to light fare. Fresh, organic ingredients are the norm. Each type of food (e.g. salads) has a set of 8 -12 choices. The most expensive plates (main...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a wonderful place for a great lunch. Lots of choices for every appetite and all the ingredients are so fresh and prepared in front of you. Prices are very reasonable

Thank Sylvia L
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Really like this place. Is somehow upscale fast food restaurant, everything from scratch, organic, antibiotic free chicken. The salad excellent, the wild albacore amazing. Kind of expensive for the type of food.

Thank AAppa
Reviewed 6 April 2017

What I love about this place is you see your food, pick what you want and the food handler cooks the meat, fish or veggies and puts it on the plat in front of your eyes.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Salads were fresh, lots of different choices. The salmon one is my favorite with the jalapeño dressing. For dessert we shared the mango tart not to sweet just perfect.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My first trip to Urban Plates and I was not disappointed. Very extensive menu, 11 different salads, 8 complete dinners, which include chicken, fish, ribs. There are 8 different "hot" sides, 6 "cold" sides, 7 different sandwiches, 4 different stews. Gosh, what choices. You can...More

Thank Deedlv
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Food is delicious, served like fast food, but tastes gourmet. Decent prices for a meal that includes an entree with sides, or a large salad. Casual and easy to access.

Thank GetCareerinGear
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered one sandwich, and I was waiting to order everything I'd like, but the waiter just swept the butter then added meat!!! Just this! The sandwich portion was too small!!!

Thank shima p
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have visited Urban Plates for the past few weeks and I must say, they have been consistent with their wonderful service and good food every time. Great salads, plates, soups and pizza, they have yet to disappoint! This is officially my go-to restaurant for...More

Thank Qiana B
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This place has a good vibe when you walk in - a nice table vignette outside with a water feature with gas jets flaming starts the visit. The food here is cooked fresh - you can have salad with hot off the stove/grill meat or...More

Thank whiskyandgolf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-509-1800
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