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Sweet Tomato's

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113 Bernal Rd, San Jose, CA 95119-1303
+1 408-578-9122
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Laguna Woods, California
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Great menu selections and the food was delicious. Just wish they had thought to vacuum the floors and clean up the food that was spilled on the counters.

Thank Irishtomato19
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Have been visiting this location since 2007. Used to be a weekly visit on our minimum day during high school. I moved to Salem, Oregon recently after I got married. Came back to visit family and had to visit Sweet Tomatoes as well. I like how the menu changes but they still keep the favorites. The service at this location... More 

Thank Navi D
San Jose
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211 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

We were looking for a place that two kids and three adults, on a vegetarian could have dinner. The kids were actually the most difficult to please. I was a bit dismayed when my nine year old grandson went through the salad bar with an empty tray, but paid for him anyway. He did OK. Once inside he found the... More 

Thank Halems
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The choices are endless here for salad and soup. The big complaint I have here is that often you can't find a clean table. There are tons of tables with dirty dishes on them, leaving you no place to eat or its unappealing if you do find a spot. Management has needed to fix this for some time.

Thank cindylwilliams
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This just regular Sweet Tomato - nothing special or nothing out of line. I dined alone there, but staff was kind and helpful, though.

Thank keroro7
Sacramento, California
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The salad bar has a lot of selections from Chinese chicken salad to fresh spinach, beets, peas, and assortment of dressings. My boyfriend and I like to go here since it's the closest to where we live. It tends to get busy at times but it's manageable and you can find a place to sit and have a your salad... More 

Thank Hazel G
Scottsdale, Arizona
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480 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I was looking for a quick lunch while in San Jose and stopped in at the Sweet Tomato's a very Nice Visit! I have visited several of the Sweet Tomato's and this one stands out. Excellent location and plenty of tables and food access. Enjoy!

Thank P51rayf
Goleta, California
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I have stopped at the location on Bernal many times on my regular drives from Santa Barbara to San Jose along U.S. 101. I have written of other reviews about this experience to try to deal with the ridiculous cost of living in San Jose compared to other parts of California. Apparently, many San Jose family who are strapped due... More 

Thank TomSulp
Virginia Beach, VA
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255 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

What we liked: 1. Large selection of fresh salad fixings 2. Eat all you want 3. Thoughtfully chosen soup pairings 4. Want starch? Multiple bread choices and baked potatoes 5. Outstanding strawberry lemonade made from scratch (so it appears) 6. Clean interior 7. Reasonable prices 8. Friendly, smiling wait staff (though you aren't expected to tip and staff isn't bothering... More 

Thank Ginny000
San Jose
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187 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

While the bread and ice cream are superior to the Sizzler Salad Bar, the whole experience comes across as average. You collect your salad before you sit down, then wander around for bread, beverages and of course dessert.

Thank ColonelLarrySanJose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Bernal Rd, San Jose, CA 95119-1303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-578-9122
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?