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Urban Plates

12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
+1 858-509-1800
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ono” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“salmon” (19 reviews)
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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

Three of us visited here for lunch and each of us selected a different salad from the Urban Greens . The grilled albacore nicoise was a salad of romaine, green, beans, potatoes, hard boiled egg, capers, olives and grilled albacore. It was very good as...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Urban Plate in San Diego one of the best places to eat in La Jolla. Freshly prepared right before your eyes. I had the grilled free range chicken with roasted rosemary potatoes carrots and beets. It’s to die for. I cannot stop thinking...More

Thank 507arlenet
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Self service with a good choice of. freshly cooked food. Also serves drinks, alcoholic and healthy squashes

Thank ireneleed2015
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner. There is indoor and out door seating. Outdoor seating has heaters if necessary. I wasn’t sure what I. Wanted to eat so seeing the prepared food helped. I ordered the braised meat, mushrooms and carrots with mashed potatoes. My husband had...More

Thank Computernana
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed great salads; I selected the grilled salmon over greens, my husband had the cobb. Both were delish!! Great variety in salads, entrees, sides, and desserts... yumm!

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I was surprised at the setup of the restaurant as a cafeteria style experience, but it worked well for the kids that we had with our group. The vegetables were a bit undercooked in general, but the quality of the food was quite good. I...More

Thank Cincy45209
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Taken here by a local I thought my hot lunch was excellent. A great selection of foods including huge sandwiches, salads and hot plates. My buddy had the roasted chicken and ate the whole thing, practically inhaled it. I went for the ribs, they were...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 23 September 2017 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 14 September 2017

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 8 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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