We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sweet Tomatoes

4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
+1 941-922-4908
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (150 reviews)
“pasta” (82 reviews)
“baked potato” (31 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4994 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4354
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (371)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

41 - 50 of 353 reviews

Reviewed March 4, 2017

Went for lunch and had large salads and bread. The buffet has everything you can think of for salad choices, and everything was fresh. There is no wait service- you serve yourself and can go back multiple times. This place is great for vegetarians and...More

Thank DJ7933
Reviewed March 3, 2017

we have been there several times and everything is good .plenty of things to pick from soup to nuts .

Thank JohnGross
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I love finding this chain restaurant. They have a specific menu every month of custom made salads. They have an entire salad fixin bar of everything you could want on salad sans meat. The food is fresh and delicious. They also have pasta, fresh bread,...More

Thank Treisha G
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for a salad based meal Sweet Tomatoes is ideal. It is kept clean, the presentation is appetizing. You can make a few different types of salad, different types of greens, many add ins ( no meat). You pay one...More

Reviewed February 21, 2017

I'm always a fan of Sweet Tomatoes. Salad bar is fresh and always stocked. Hot bar offers pasta items. Soup bar. Bread bar with yummy muffins, chocolate lava cake, pizza, corn bread... And complete a meal with soft service ice cream.

Thank EM62808
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This place was suggested to us by snowbirds. We absolutely loved it! All soup, salad, bread, and various desserts you can eat for one price. So many to pick from, and all delicious. A nice break from all the fast food restaurants, or large portion...More

Thank looproad
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Our group of five dropped in to Sweet Tomatoes for a Sunday brunch. The restaurant was crowded and we lined up for about ten minutes before being processed by the cashier. There was an extraordinary range of choices in the salad bar, all clearly fresh...More

Thank Ottawans
Reviewed February 12, 2017

This place offers unlimited quantities of salad/fixings and a lot of carbs. Not too much protein on the menu. Excellent value for salad eaters.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed February 9, 2017

have been to sweet tomatoes many times,,mostly to the one on university pkwy...we were in south sarasota and stopped in....mistake!!! although the salad bar was good the hot foods namely the "lasagna" was picked over as was the red velvet cake...very unappetizing!!! the worst part...More

Thank pete0628
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Everyone knows Sweet Tomatoes. It is a salad buffet,where you help yourself to the various dishes. There is no meat or fish,just vegetables and soups.They have an assortment of salads and of side dishes, and pastas as well as pizza,muffins and don't forget the soft...More

Thank rmthom
Nearby HotelsSee all 53 hotels in Sarasota
Best Western Plus Siesta Key Gateway
1,455 reviews
2.62 km away
Hibiscus Suites - Sarasota / Siesta Key
531 reviews
2.63 km away
Siesta Key Palms Hotel
324 reviews
2.65 km away
The Sea Spray Resort
634 reviews
2.92 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Isan Thai Restaurant
292 reviews
1.30 km away
The Table Creekside
491 reviews
.78 km away
Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant & Oyster Bar
1,442 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
Giuliano Hazan Italian Cooking Class
12 reviews
1.44 km away
Sarasota Gondola
24 reviews
.67 km away
The OM Shoppe & Spa
19 reviews
.33 km away
Yoga From the Heart
8 reviews
.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
April 3, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DONNA L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure...
March 6, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Himal B | Reviewed this property |
Also, on weekdays they have special times for big senior discounts.
October 5, 2016|
Response from Himal B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, some franchises are closing, in fact, many are closing, but Sweet Tomatoes is not yet.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing