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4901 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-2465
+1 505-888-6131
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Their cream of mushroom soup is to die for. They have so many choices on their salad bar it will make your head swim. Love the broccoli salad.

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Thank Frankie1429
Portland, OR
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

BUT, there is MORE. If you are of a mind, you can load up on soup that is loaded with protein if you hunt for the chicken in the chicken noodle soup, eat the pasole and look for the pork, etc. The salads have plenty of ingredients and it is cheap. Too bad the parent company is having financial problems.... More 

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Thank shrink2u
Gallup, New Mexico
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This restaurant has good food but a bad concept. I do not plan on returning. I came for the Salad buffet but it really is not a salad buffet, its more like a one trip salad bar. As you enter the building you are already in line for the salad bar and do not really have an opportunity to enter... More 

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Thank Orin7
South Carolina
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122 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My hubby and I were on the road for 6 weeks and were hungry for veggies. We knew we could get our fill at Sweet Tomatoes...healthy food, great taste, and reasonable prices for all you can eat fresh food. We love the soup choices and salad ingredients; hot foot bar and desserts are just extras after we've had our fill.... More 

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Thank IrishGenie
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Looking for someplace to eat that had a nice salad bar. A very nice variety of salad choices, soup choices and yummy ice cream. The service was good and the restaurant was very clean. Would definitely recommend this to others.

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Thank 3620
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This place has raised their prices four times this year. For two senior we started out paying $17 without beverages and now it is $22. They get the kids who sell you the food that their vegetable prices keep going up.

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Thank Norman S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I tried Sweet Tomatoes for the first time today. We were very pleased by the quality of the food, cleanliness of the restaurant, and the friendly of the staff. The young man at the checkout counter gave us a discount because it was our first time there. The food was very good, and my wife in particular,... More 

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Thank Ash L
Peoria, Illinois
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We ate lunch there and it wasn't very busy. It surprised me because it was very good. The salad bar was plentiful on selection. There were 4 separate soups. Potato bar/nacho bar was offered; I didn't partake. I did have dessert however! Ice cream bar and cookies were okay. The best of the buffet is the salad by far. Its... More 

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Thank JoBeth G
Aztec, NM
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had a late lunch at Sweet Tomatoes. It is similar to a Souper Salad. They have a large salad bar as well as soups, pastas, deserts. A wide selection. Pricing wasn't too bad for what you get. The staff were friendly and professional.

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Thank NHolmes01
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

You always know what you're getting. If you can use a coupon, it's still almost double what you pay at SouperSalad but it's light years better. Soups are always great. Salad options always look fresh. And the wait staff at this location are always friendly and on top of things. Please tip the wait staff. Nobody ever does.

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Thank Rene M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Cuisine
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4901 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109-2465
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-888-6131
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?