Sweet Tomatoes

2.0 stars 2.0 out of 5 1 rating

4180 N. First St, San Jose, CA 95134

(408) 526-0200
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    2 ratingOctober 26, 2013

    They have many gluten free salad options, but no menu, and very little options in soups.

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    5 ratingJanuary 24, 2016

    3505 Mall Blvd., Duluth, GA 30096

    One our family favorites.

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    1 ratingJanuary 04, 2016

    12540 Sugardale Drive, Stafford, TX 77477

    Staff is completely clueless. They had some things like soups labeled "gluten friendly" and I asked three employees whether that meant it had gluten or didn't (wasn't really clear because things that were clearly GF like veggies weren't labeled, one thing that looked like a pasta salad was) and no one knew. Which tells me that even if it was supposed to be gluten free I couldn't trust it. I ate lettuce.

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    1 ratingDecember 16, 2015

    7110 Beracasa Way, Boca Raton, FL 33433

    Very dirty environment. Not many selections. Dirty plates, silverware, and tables. Crowded. Noisy.

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    4 ratingDecember 09, 2015

    10156 US 19N, Port Richey, FL 34668

    Healthy buffet style restaurant. Not grimy like most buffets I think of. Everything is clearly marked GF, vegetarian and vegan. It is not a dedicated facility but I felt comfortable with the degree of awareness they seemed to have on dietary restrictions. Very affordable too!

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    2 ratingNovember 28, 2015

    7455 S. Union Park Ave., Midvale, UT 84047

    It's good, I guess.. If all you want is salad and one kind of soup this is the place for you. It's really disappointing they have no bread or pasta options considering there are so many options available for restaurants now. Wah wah

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    4 ratingNovember 16, 2015

    2351 Willow Road, Glenview, IL 60025

    Manager was very helpful in helping me determine what I could safely eat here. Really not enough to want to choose to go regularly, but good to know what's safe when with others who want to go there. Update (11-15) There are now signs saying whether or not items are "gluten friendly." I've enjoyed going fast more since this change. Still have the risk of cross contamination since it's a buffet, but I haven't gotten sick here and I'm super sensitive. I hope they bring back the coconut muffins and the avocado ranch dressing!

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    5 ratingNovember 10, 2015

    2801 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

    They have signs showing if items are gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, or vegan. Once in a while they will have a gluten free muffin or pasta.

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    2 ratingNovember 04, 2015

    1625 Wells Rd., Orange Park, FL 32073

    Restaurant is a buffet so is NOT celiac friendly. Food was delicious per my non-gf friends!

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    3 ratingAugust 22, 2015

    2906 Oakwood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33020

    I went just as they opened for lunch to avoid cross contamination on the buffet line...there were many gluten free menu items and dressing clearly marked. They also had coconut mini muffins which were labeled gluten free, which I sampled. I did not get glutened on this visit.

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    4 ratingAugust 15, 2015

    4928 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85212

    The food items that are gluten free are labeled clearly. This is very encouraging! It was not that long ago they didn't do this at Sweet Tomatoes. It's been a long hard struggle to make establishments aware, and it's not over yet. Keep speaking up!

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    4 ratingJuly 19, 2015

    950 North Point Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30005

    The gluten-free muffins at this place range from really good to amazing. They are baked in the same area as the regular muffins so this isn't a safe choice for everyone. Using the tongs to pickup muffins is risky (since they could easily be used for gluten muffins by other guests) so using napkins to grab them is a better option. There are many gf salads, but usually only one soup is gf. There have been two at times, but it's not that common. Overall, nice option for salad, soup, gf muffins and potatoes for those who can tolerate a buffet service.

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    3 ratingJuly 15, 2015

    12561 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, FL 32836

    Underwhelmed, I have celiac and my only options were chili, baked potatoes and salad even thought it's all you can eat.... I couldn't eat all

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    4 ratingJune 19, 2015

    2820 Highland Ave., Lombard, IL 60148

    labeled dressings as GF which helped me not have to ask.

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    5 ratingJune 13, 2015

    12561 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, FL 32836

    but them muffins tho....

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    5 ratingMay 30, 2015

    7455 S. Union Park Ave., Midvale, UT 84047

    Like coming here a lot. Super clear about what is GF and vegetarian. It makes a Jew and someone with Celiac able to easily eat our fill.

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    2 ratingMay 24, 2015

    6600 SW Cardinal Lane, Tigard, OR 97224

    This is a mixed review. Where I go the severs will make a salad plate from closed food containers stored under the salad bar. They change gloves too. Some gf soup, chili, but workers repeatedly stir soups with a spatula, wipe it off, and then stir the next soup with the same spatula. After bringing this to the manager's attention again and again, the workers now take the soup to the back, and bring them back out stirred. Also, gluten free options, once listed online monthly, are listed too late (often half way through the month).

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    5 ratingMay 24, 2015

    1125 Ernest Barrett Pkwy., Kennesaw, GA 30144

    recently they've added more gluten friendly items which include the soups, dressings are now all labeled clearly and they usually have one GF muffin option. bonus is their email coupons which make this a very affordable family meal.

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2015

    3505 Mall Blvd., Duluth, GA 30096

    Great variety, well marked whether items are gf and/or vegan. There are even gf muffins.

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    1 ratingMarch 14, 2015

    4723 E. Ray Road, Phoenix, AZ 85044

    need more soup options. very limited

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    1 ratingMarch 08, 2015

    9445 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO 80124

    This NOT a place for a GF dinner. Stay away from the items labeled gluten free as a manager admitted using the same scoop to make the blueberry muffins as the GF muffins. If that is the case in one area, then I can only assume that it happens in other areas here. I will not ever be back. Celiacs need to be careful and not risk it.

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    5 ratingFebruary 27, 2015

    10126 Coors Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87114

    The amazing salad bar obviously has a lot of gluten free options..but I was very surprised to see that most, if not all of their dressings were also labeled 'gluten friendly' (even the house made ranch!!) which didn't make me or my daughter sick! all of their food is made from scratch every day. We really enjoy this restaurant

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    5 ratingFebruary 22, 2015

    2080 N. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89108

    Our go to place!!! Everything is clearly marked GF, Vegetarian and Vegans. Tons of GF salad dressings! The staff is extremely knowledgeable, and so helpful. I have NEVER gotten sick from here, and would highly recommend this place for celiacs. Simply the best!!

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    4 ratingFebruary 21, 2015

    625 Coleman Ave., San Jose, CA 95110

    The food there is clearly labeled GF. They have lots of options, from chili to baked potatoβ€”even GF blueberry muffin!

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2015

    10060 S. State St., Sandy, UT 84070

    there amazing there very helpful

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    1 ratingFebruary 02, 2015

    12540 Sugardale Drive, Stafford, TX 77477

    Staff knows nothing, few options Left hungry

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    2 ratingDecember 27, 2014

    1125 Ernest Barrett Pkwy., Kennesaw, GA 30144

    It says they have a gluten free "menu". The only thing GF is salad. It was disappointing.

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    5 ratingDecember 05, 2014

    9846 Watson Road, Crestwood, MO 63126

    Clearly marked items and a super fresh salad bar!

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    1 ratingNovember 04, 2014

    1850 University Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33071

    Everything was poorly labeled, and the staff was very ignorant about it all. Hubby has celiac disease and started getting sick immediately after eating the salad!

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    1 ratingNovember 02, 2014

    801 S. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324

    no gluten free dressings or any chooses in the hot bar....don't waste your time

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    4 ratingOctober 31, 2014

    10017 Adamo Drive, Tampa, FL 33619

    Lots of salad choices, homemade dressings, gluten free muffins! Would have given 5 stars if they had a GF soup

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    5 ratingAugust 22, 2014

    12561 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, FL 32836

    well labeled . . .lots of GF options. did not get sick and will return again tomorrow!!!

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    5 ratingAugust 22, 2014

    7110 Beracasa Way, Boca Raton, FL 33433

    LOTS of GF options at this delicious salad bar, including GF soups, desserts, mixed deluxe salads (all dressings GF) and much more. signs clearly labeled GF to show the many options. wonderful place for Celiacs!!!

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    4 ratingJuly 24, 2014

    1625 Wells Rd., Orange Park, FL 32073

    Big variety of veggies for salads, GF soups and a couple GF desserts.

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    3 ratingJuly 17, 2014

    13101 Seminole Blvd., Largo, CA 33778

    I love Sweet Tomatoes, but as it is a buffet, you need to be careful. You can always get plenty of vegetables/salad, some type of bean or coleslaw salad, at least 1 soup is usually GF, plus baked and sweet potatoes. Occasionally they have GF muffins, but I am doubtful the staff changes gloves or uses dedicated equipment before handling, and I also don't trust the tongs that may have touched other muffins by other guests. Delicious and healthy offerings if you use caution.

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    5 ratingJune 27, 2014

    508 US 227/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159

    Great options and handy menus for you to carry around

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    1 ratingJune 13, 2014

    4901 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

    I don't care for this place. I had a question for the manager about the ingredients of something, and heard him making comments about how dumb I am to ask such stupid questions. He didn't realize I was in ear shot. If I want a mediocre salad I'll just make it at home.

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    3 ratingMay 02, 2014

    375 North Stephanie St., Henderson, NV 89014

    They occasionally have GF baked goods but the employee putting them out used same tongs for gluten containing items. Soups and prepared salads (potato salad etc) marked if GF but no salad dressings were labeled GF.

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    2 ratingMarch 21, 2014

    4901 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

    I was really excited to come here but once we did I was very sadly disappointed. The salad dressings were not labeled whether they were gf or not and when I asked, no one knew. The soups were also not labeled and they didn't know when asked about them. I don't think I'll be coming back due to the lack of care..

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    1 ratingMarch 11, 2014

    12561 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, FL 32836

    I got quite sick after eating here. If you are pretty sensitive, beware. This is a pretty messy buffet and cross contamination is highly likely. Not to mention there wasn't a big gf selection.

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    1 ratingMarch 03, 2014

    39370 Paseo Padre Pkwy., Fremont, CA 94538

    They had no idea about cross contact. They had a list of prepared salads on the bar that were GF, sitting right next to non GF salads. Did not feel confident enough to eat there.

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    3 ratingMarch 01, 2014

    113 Bernal Road, San Jose, CA 95119

    Your best gf options are salad, a couple of soups (often only the chili), and baked potatoes. Cross contamination is certainly a concern. They recently had gf muffins, which were tasty, but served in the same area as the gluten muffins, even using shared tongs. I do appreciate that Sweet Tomatoes is making an effort, and I love seeing them label more things as gf. I'd love to see more progress, though! I think most of the soups could be done gf if they really wanted to.

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    4 ratingFebruary 21, 2014

    4678 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803

    Great for salad lovers but limited options otherwise.

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    5 ratingFebruary 10, 2014

    14703 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

    Huge salad bar and great options! Koans broccoli madness is awesome. The Deep kettle chilli is gf too. They now have gf coconut muffins. And who can forget the soft served frozen yogurt that is also gluten-free!!! Before you go, look up "sweet tomatoes gluten-free" and the month β€”you will find a list of gluten-free items for the month. Just make sure not to contaminate yourself and be cautious of gluten foods next to gluten-free foods.

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    5 ratingFebruary 01, 2014

    12601 SE 2nd Circle, Vancouver, WA 98684

    Love the salads here, great to get the grab-and-go salads (much cheaper than rating there). They have some soups and occasionally muffins that are gf.

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    2 ratingFebruary 01, 2014

    1717 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

    They don't have a dedicated gf menu but every month they have a gluten free muffin that changes. Some of the options are obvious. They do have a baked potato bar that's a safe bet.

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    1 ratingJanuary 30, 2014

    6202 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85711

    I got disgustingly sick here, eating only the items listed on their blog as gluten free.

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    5 ratingJanuary 25, 2014

    4928 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85212

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    5 ratingJanuary 17, 2014

    4928 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85212

    This place is always a go to spot for us, since it doesn't inconvenience our friends or family who don't follow our diet! Plus they offer great coupons if you join their mailing list, and are even offering a gluten free biscuit for the month of January!!! Hopefully they keep their gf options coming!

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    4 ratingJanuary 11, 2014

    801 S. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324

    Mot as many GF choices as I had hoped. But giant salad bar. Coconut GF muffins were the best I've had!! Ice cream and GF toppings for dessert. Very knowledgable staff about GF issues. Very busy restaurant!

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    5 ratingJanuary 08, 2014

    7455 S. Union Park Ave., Midvale, UT 84047

    This was a very good experience. Salads were amazing as was their chili and their yam soup. Many options to chose from and if you ask the staff they will bring you a list of ingredients for all of the food. Amazing buffet! My Husband has celiacs and I have a gluten sensitvity. neither of us got sick!

Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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