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4180 N First St, San Jose, CA
+1 408-526-0200
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Vadodara, India
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant is known for variety of fresh salad,soup an breads.It has a buffet system,unlimited servings.vegetarian,vegan n gluten free.Enjoyed fusion of different cuisines.Must visit this salad n soup bar.

Thank vedarora
Cincinnati, Ohio
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217 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday night and the place was packed. This particular location is not as big as other locations that I've seen however they seem to have just as much selection with all of the salads, soups, desserts, and breads. The line moved the the salad bar pretty smoothly and we were able to find a table for... More 

Thank cacheng88
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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499 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you fancy a healthy meal then visit this place. A huge salad bar (seriously big) where you can help yourself to unlimited salad, and while you are at it unlimited everything else (baked potatoes, soup, dessert etc). All well made with natural ingredients - thoroughly enjoyable and great value.

Thank Cloud_Matt
Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Eat all you can with Fresh Vege. I love the Clam Chowder soup. Never miss it every trip to San Jose. Yummy...

Thank Nancy6402015
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have now been to three of these in different states and I am never disappointed. I love the fresh take software all their foods and the service I great for a all you can eat too.

Thank Mark L
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I enjoy dining at Sweet Tomatoes, whether in Colorado or California. But this particular Sweet Tomatoes has more to offer than all the others I've visited. First, the inside is airier, more spacious and brighter. There is room to move about, and there is an abundance of big windows. The soups and the baked goods offered here are different, and,... More 

Thank Raginggranny
San Jose, California
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I have been here few times now. But have been steadily loosing interest as the food here does not change that often. Food is good though, but they could be more creative. (I guess the menu is decided by Chain and not by individual location (may be)). One of my complain is they don't have good choice of butter. One... More 

Thank iGoer
Sunnyvale, CA
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415 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We have been dining here several times a year and see that as this one gets more popular, they have a harder time keeping the quality and cleanliness high. Salads are usually pretty good, but the premixed ones at the start are hit or miss. Soups can be pretty salty sometimes. Info like their chilli.

Thank ECL
San Jose, California
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207 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

A wide array of salads that are very fresh and limited to your first serving. A very simple spread of pizza, breads & soups and a routine dessert station. A very good option if one has to eat light.

Thank Sandy D
Eau Claire, WI
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243 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Perfect end to a busy day. We stopped into Sweet Tomatoes which was right across the street from our condo rental. Perfect location and lots of choices for our group of 6. I really enjoyed the lettuce salad choices and the soups. Baked Potatoes and Sweet potatoes with toppings, tons of bread and muffin choices and some macaroni salads and... More 

Thank OnlyMeDSW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 4180 N First St, San Jose, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-526-0200

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?