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Sweet Tomatoes

4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
+1 925-463-9285
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (32 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The layout is a bit confusing to new customers. The food is all pretty good and there are lots of options. The price is reasonable for a buffet.

Thank aar0n777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank Lalaki-Papaki
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
Reviewed 1 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...More

Thank Nirmala16
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
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...More

Thank Mrvacation13
Reviewed 1 January 2017

When it's time to fill-up on fresh green salads, soups, chili, and a little bread nothing can beat this "all-you-can-eat" buffet style chain of restaurants. A nice senior discount and self serve means a minimal tip to which I must state the table cleaner was...More

2  Thank acmestuart
Reviewed 5 November 2016

It is getting more expensive to eat here. They stopped the email coupon. But you can still find some online. The coupon requires you to bring the family and buy a drink. The soups are getting worse. The clam chowder has less clams and lots...More

Thank VT94588
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My son and his family took me to Sweet Tomatoes because it is one of their favorite fast food restaurants. A person can hardly call it fast food however! The salad items are all fresh and the offerings are always filled. Really good selection of...More

1  Thank Luray G
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

After the Awesome Highlands Games we had late dinner (8:30). It's buffet style with an abundance of fresh veggies to make a salad. Then you move on to the soup station with 8-10 different soups plus spaghetti and mac & cheese, rolls and a large...More

1  Thank TCWatson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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: 4501 Hopyard Rd, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-463-9285
  • E-mail
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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