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Tender Greens

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$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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201 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1203
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Vienna, Austria
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139 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fast bite with some very good tomato soup, i had the falafel with a great rucola salad. Soups come with garlic bread. Overall tasty and considering the price of 6 $ for soup and 11 for main dish it is a excellent ratio.

Thank zdaati
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told about this place from a Santa Monica city "ambassador ". They are in the streets around 3rd ave. we went there twice and each time delicious. Lots of freshly cooked dishes. Hardly any wait time.

Thank royaljp
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been to Santa Monica and needed a quick meal, went in with a friend, she had soup and I had a salad. Delicious and fresh. Personally it had much to much dressing but was full of great vegetables, good portion and delicious

Thank Sharonfv
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit, loved it, and would go back for sure, had the steak with mashed potato and the salad, tastes great

Thank kazem g
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a tremendous, open air environment filled with wonderful food and quick service. You watch the proteins cooked right in front of you and huge salads created simultaneously. Love it.

Thank Mark W
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Tender Greens for a late lunch. The location is very convenient to both the 3rd Street Promenade and the beach in Santa Monica. They have an extensive menu and everything appears fresh. The food is prepared in front of you as you travel through the line. There was ample seating. The salad was a good size and... More 

Thank RWM-JR
Tinley Park, Illinois
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284 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The harvest salad varies as veggies are available. Always a very busy place and has indoor and outdoor dining. Order in one place and follow down the lane and pay at the end after your order is complete.

Thank Colleen B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Finally veggies and salad not covered in cheeses and sauces. Great place to eat. Tastes like a home cooked meal. Over 12 days in California ate dinner 3 times at Tender Greens. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Lee K
Hilton head island SC
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went with family for dinner. No ambience - cafeteria style. Delicious grilled veggies. I ordered a tuna Niçoise salad. Lots of greens and lots of tuna. But I would have appreciated more than 3 of each string beans and potato slices. I think they make a reasonably good dinner platter - 2 veggies and choice of protein. But the thing... More 

Thank Caroline M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Clean eating, good portions, great service and well priced. Local to Santa Monica. What more could you ask for?

Thank Miray M

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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
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-587-2777
Opened Sept 2011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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