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“Good alternative to Fresh Choice/California Fresh.”
Review of Sweet Tomatoes

Sweet Tomatoes
Ranked #23 of 276 Restaurants in Pleasanton
Price range: US$6 - US$9
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Buffet
Description: 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.
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 a go.

The prices in Sweet Tomatoes were higher than what Fresh Choice used to have. Instead of 12 dollars per person in Fresh Choice, we paid 16 dollars per person for all you can eat, drinks and taxes in Sweet Tomatoes.

The salad bar was perfect and had all sorts of fresh vegetables that used to be on plantation 24 hours ago if to believe signs in the restaurant.

The part of the restaurant with less healthy options (that we believe everyone comes for) like mac and cheese, pizzas, stuffed potatoes, tacos and tons of sweets were also good especially blueberry muffins that had surreal taste.

The interior was fine except from some torn seats and minor dirt that was caused by running kids.

In general, we were satisfied with food and service provided by Sweet Tomatoes and consider it as a good option for those who miss Fresh Choice even that the last one was slightly better for our taste.

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Thank Lalaki-Papaki
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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.

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Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
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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 ingredients, spreads and toppings. They serve pastas, pizza, breads , baked potatoes, soups with vegetarian options and deserts , cakes and Icecream.
Beverages and coffee. Everything is unlimited, quite tasty and best of all , it costs under 10$ per person.
They even offer Mac and cheese for the kids,

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Thank Nirmala16
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you have never been to ST, by all means go. Lots of choices, soups galore, friendly staff and fresh muffins to boot!

Thank Skip M
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The food was ok but the service and the cleanliness leaves a lot to be desired. We sat next to a row of tables that was covered in trays and plates of left over food the whole time we were there and no one ever cleaned it up and the people left long ago. The patrons let their children run all over due to a family special they were running and you had to watch walking back with hot food in your hands.

Thank Mrvacation13
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