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Urban Plates

12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
+1 858-509-1800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salads” (55 reviews)
“ono” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We tried to find some place with good food and we manage it! Portions are very big and food is very tasty. The best thing is huge range of food for vegans, vegetarians, dairy and gluten free people. I had portobello sandwich, which was absolutely...More

Thank Denisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't go to Urban Plates any longer. It used to be a good concept with good quality food and fair prices. Subsequently, they replaced Ono with tuna and instead of including a side dish with the sandwiches, they now charge $3 for a side....More

Thank bberkov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprised that this eatery is not listed in the top ten places for lunch. Many choices, sandwiches made from scratch, lots of salads and reasonable prices

Thank jackstras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat regularly at Urban Plates --- their food is healthy,staff are helpful, and variety is good. It is often crowded, so it is wise to go early in the evening. The check out process can back-up and can be slow when it is crowded....More

Thank lindalD3988JV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is made from scratch with healthy eating in mind. The prices are reasonable. It is smorgasboard style so very fast to get your meal. Lots of healthy choices.

Thank vm0654
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Its a good thing I don't have one of these near me... I'd eat there way too often for my dining out budget! Very good, fresh, well-prepared food. Wide selection- vegetarian or carnivore. So why not 5-star? Well, the menu was a bit confusing, some...More

Thank PurchaseOptimizer
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I've been going to Urban Plates in San Diego's Carmel Valley since it opened, and this first location has spawned several more now. For good reason, as the place is fun, fresh, and offers a broad range of options. Whether you select a salad, a...More

Thank JamesHJr
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in this area and are looking for a good healthy meal, you will love this place. The menu options are spectacular and there are quite a lot of options to choose from. The salads are so incredibly good, soups are amazing, they've got...More

Thank Shy P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Amazingly fresh dinners & salads custom made right in front of you! If you are looking for a quick lunch or dinner to eat in or to take out this is our new favorite in San Diego! Go to the counter & order from a...More

Thank Tricia N
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Within the Forum shopping area, Urban Plates offers a lunch counter setting, where the diners chose among medium to light fare. Fresh, organic ingredients are the norm. Each type of food (e.g. salads) has a set of 8 -12 choices. The most expensive plates (main...More

Thank Bruce M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-509-1800
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