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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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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12857 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130-2001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafeteria style ordering, with a sort of restaurant prepared to order flair. Good food. Not amazing, but for a quick in and out where cost is not a consideration, it's great.

Thank SkiBumNNica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe I hit this place on an off day... I had the Chicken Cobb Salad delivered via Door Dash. In the picture for the salad it shows pieces of sliced chicken breast. I received a few slim slices of chicken breast and a few hunks...More

Thank FoodieInSD
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Lots of options, tasty mains and sides, great cakes. Quick, easy and fun way to feed the family! We all took th chance to try something different which was fun too.

Thank ajfeather
Reviewed 24 June 2018 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 18 June 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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