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Tender Greens

#143 of 3,794 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2400 Historic Decatur Rd Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92106
+1 619-226-6254
11:00 - 21:00
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Morgan City, Louisiana
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Being from South Louisiana, I've never been to a place like this. Luckily I was with some locals which made ordering easy. The food is fantastic. So fresh and tasty. I would love to have one of these close to my home for sure.

Thank sweetpeasue
San Diego
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

dog and people friendly. always consistently good, healthy menu items. this has become my go to local joint. I enjoy the flexibility to have a salad or traditional main course. favs? fish!

Thank IslandGuySanDiego
San Diego
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. I tried a couple different dishes then got turned on to the albacore steak (cooked, not rare) with mashed potatoes and OMG, this is an amazingly great dish! Great service but note, this is a self serve line to order and service happens once seated. Their drinks are so good too, with free refills. Try this... More 

1 Thank LovinSanDiego
San Diego, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here often and it is consistently good. The food portion is just right. It is always freshly prepared, well cooked and well seasoned. I would recommend the big plate with the ahi tuna, but everything is pretty good. It is a bit expensive for a casual dining experience, but good enough that I continue to go back.

Thank SanDiegoR1
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The cobb salad that I had for dinner was the best ever! The next day I went back for lunch and it was great too. The oatmeal raisin cookie that I had was delicious as well. Very nice and courteous staff.

Thank catpru2
Griswold, Connecticut
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137 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I understand it is a franchise, but there are none near me, so coming here is a treat. You can get food quickly, but it's real food. You have choices of sides and greens, entrees, I can't imagine anyone not being pleased with the choices. I was in the mood for soup. There were two choices. I was allowed to... More 

Thank cjyap
Huntington Woods, Michigan
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stroll through the line and make your choices to a friendly cashier. You get to the end there's your food. Fast and delicious. I had the ahi tuna with a butter lettuce salad and some of the best mashed potatoes I've had. Forget something? Want more water? A friendly helper will get it for you. I'd eat here every day!

Thank Judy G
La Jolla, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

When you know you're supposed to eat a salad but you want a steak and mashed potatoes.....THIS IS YOUR PLACE! Everything is cooked in a healthy manner and you can get all that you are looking for.

Thank Lisa B
Naperville, Illinois
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114 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

After visiting Point Loma and the Cabrillo National Monument, we stopped for a quick lunch here. They had many salad dishes which were fresh, but a little expensive. You order your food, get a number and they deliver it to your table. We sat outside to enjoy the weather, however the proximity to the airport made for planes flying overhead... More 

Thank kmjlhs
Fortaleza, CE
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167 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

First time visitor which was pleasantly surprised by this place. Ate here during a recent stay in the San Diego area. It was a rainy night so could not sit outside but there was enough space inside. Tender Greens has a nice vibe and focusses on healthy and locally sourced options. I opted for tomato soup (great quality and taste)... More 

Thank AvdV80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Historic Decatur Rd Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-226-6254

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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?