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Sweet Tomatoes

4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
+1 941-922-4908
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (148 reviews)
“pasta” (81 reviews)
“baked potato” (31 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike other Sweet Tomatoes, this location offered no protein with the salad. No chicken, ham, cheese or other additions normally available. While the salad and dressings were tasty and the soups very good, I would have appreciated some type or meat, chicken or cheese to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long story short, girlfriend got sick, had to be food poisoning tonight. Only thing she ate today was Sweet Tomatoes salad and toppings, no hot food. This was on University Parkway. Less than one hour later she tossed it all - well you get it....More

Thank 733francish
Reviewed 9 March 2018

There seems to be a trend in food conversion from traditional preparation to healthier preparation, in that the food loses the flavor associated with it. It is not just Sweet Tomatoes but industry wide. Dressings, prepared salads, such us Tuna Tarragon, the hot pastas such...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I'm not a big fan of vegetarian venues. I go because my mate likes it. The salad bar has a nice selection of items to choose from.

Thank Cemeterror
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Love the food all fresh !!!! Went here for lunch and it was so filling and the friendly service was great. The salad bar has so much on it ,and many different kinds of lettuce. Price was worth it ,they open at 11.

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great fix your own salad with lots of choices is just the beginning. The variety of muffins and soups are excellent. The main course items are limited, but tasty. Super deal in the afternoon, especially for Seniors!

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit, but certainly not our last. The presentation, freshness, taste and quality of everything was just great. The price-value relationship hits the perfect spot. Every employee we had contact with showed great friendliness and pride. Don't change a thing.

Thank jimmccomas
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Four of us stopped here for lunch and were impressed by the selection of salad items, soups, breads and desserts. It is arguably the most compete salad bar I have visited. There were 8 soups to choose from; among us, we tried four of them,...More

Thank mjrunderwater
Reviewed 12 January 2018

If you are in a hurry, this is fast and easy! Free parking, and lots of space inside. You pick up a plate and fill it as you pass each salad choice. Easy labels for those who need to know what is in each salad...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 11 January 2018

All you can eat buffet with decent food selections, but this particular location is looking pretty worn. Needs to good refresh inside and it wouldn't hurt to update the menu.

Thank D L
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3 April 2017|
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Response from DONNA L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure...
6 March 2017|
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Response from Himal B | Reviewed this property |
Also, on weekdays they have special times for big senior discounts.
5 October 2016|
Response from Himal B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some franchises are closing, in fact, many are closing, but Sweet Tomatoes is not yet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:39 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-4908
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