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True Food Kitchen

395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 172, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3471
+1 310-593-8300
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 172, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3471
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A foodie Italian friend was flying thru L.A. & had a few hours to meet us, so I did some research & this place looked different & fun. Boy were we surprised! The Edamame dumplings (potstickers) were fabulous!!! Tender, savory, with a fresh, new take...More

Thank Dream C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cocktails were excellent. Tried the Thai grapefruit martini and the Cucumber martini. Refreshing. The family enjoyed the pizza and salads. Would’ve given 5 stars if the the air conditioning was fixed.

Thank Peroni16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat here frequently. They have incredible food and service. I highly recommend it. Everything is delicious and worth the expense. It’s super healthy.

Thank Sirahvettese
Reviewed 1 week ago

So happy I stopped into True Food Kitchen. I only had a few appetizers and my daughter had pizza but they were all delicious. The edamame potstickers were fantastic.

Thank Adrian_JMA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here (Terriaki quinoa bowl - highly recommend) it’s a health food type restaurant, really delicious. Not a great kids menu, had our 2 year old with us and struggled to find her something she’d eat other than flatbread. The service was good as...More

Thank lauz012001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in for a quick bite after a day at the beach. Place was packed. Hostesses and wait staff are friendly and helpful. If you are in to kale and the other trendy ingredients, this might be your place. We were hot and tired and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only seasonal based foods - but this restaurant knows how to impress with food and tastes. Very good portions, freshly squeezed juice and excellent service. This is a definate to visit - sooooo happy we found this place.

Thank Liezelp1997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Sat at the bar - staff was friendly & knowledgeable. Everything I has was excellent. My only complaint is I wished they had deserts with no refined sugar.

Thank HawaiianStyle808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the True Food Kitchen. We has the kale guacamole with our Lemongrass margarita and the Basil Cucumber Collins. For our main course, we chose the Spaghetti Squash casserole - delicious! We shared the Flourless Chocolate Cake for dessert. Everything we ate and drank...More

Thank lvgirl09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Appeals to those who are into trendy, healthy food options. I wasn't very impressed with the food although everyone else was. I got a burger which was overcooked although tasted good. Decent option but I expected better given the hype.

Thank Carter O
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Anne S
8 April 2017|
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Response from Melissa B | Reviewed this property |
I would call and ask them to be sure. They know how well they can segregate the kitchen and if you might be at risk for contamination.
2 September 2016|
Response from KimTherese | Reviewed this property |
Sorry apart from Jasmine,?i don't know the other ingredients, but it is really delicious!
26 August 2016|
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Response from dirkj0t | Reviewed this property |
Don't underestimate the power of Google! "true food kitchen santa monica" will get you there. (We cannot post links here so I can not be more specific)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 172, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3471
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-593-8300
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