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True Food

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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3rd, Santa Monica, CA
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large hip restaurant in Santa Monica close to Ocean Avenue. Great salads and good juice drinks. Restaurant can be really loud but it's quiet on the outdoor patio.

Thank Travel4bourne
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

its what it says on the wrapper. Healthy nutritious food and drink. Would lunch there every day if I worked nearby

Thank ChrisRadford-J
Bloomington, Indiana
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My son and I dined here and enjoyed our fish tacos and salads. The atmosphere was low key and relaxed. We comfortably sat at the bar since we had not made reservations in advance and the bartender was very nice and attentive to us. This is a go-to location after shopping in Santa Monica.

Thank Movinup
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stopped in for dinner on a rainy night in Santa Monica. The food is so well crafted and the vegetarian options are incredible: quinoa burgers, ancient grain bowls, edamame dumplings and the iced tea... everything was great. Oh, and the apple crisp with gogi berries: a real treat. This is what modern California cuisine is all about: delicious, affordable, locally... More 

Thank Coonhounder
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This place have something for everyone!!! And the combination of healthy and delicious is right on point. Excelent type of fresh enviroment. This is the future my friends.

Thank Lulycastillo
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place has the best food and best service of anywhere I have been. And the price is also very reasonable for the area. So gutted we found this place on our last day in the city!

Thank Megan B
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

If I could give this 10 stars I would! I went there for lunch and it was so good I went back with the rest of the family for tea. Absolutely beautiful, clean healthy food that tastes amazing. It tastes like it has been prepped from start to finish rather then horrible plastic food that comes out of a tin.... More 

Thank kozmohiggins
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A very large restaurant which was recommended to us by friends. Interesting menu with lots of healthy and unusual dishes. Choice of healthy drinks quite amazing! Was quite busy at lunchtime and service was a little slow. Reasonable prices.

Thank Jeremy5858
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Healthy and delicious food. Nice place! I wish I could eat there every day. Vegan and vegetarian options, good desserts.

Thank Tatiroccomeloni
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I had a wonderful lunch there with my friends after a long walk in nice Santa Monica beach . A lot of people were waiting in a long line , but fortunately we had a reservation . Service was great , and we enjoyed its natural drinks in hot weather .watermelon juice with coconut , carrot juice mix and .... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd, Santa Monica, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-593-8300
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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?

Staying in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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