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True Food

3rd, Santa Monica, CA
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“salad” (14 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3rd, Santa Monica, CA
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I have always had a great experience so far at every True Food Resturant that we have dined at ! Awesome food! Great service! Stylish & comfy decor! We are big fans!

Thank mookie1729
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a casual restaurant in a shopping mall on the Santa Monica Promenade. The food is very healthy, with vegan and vegetarian options - but flavorful. Our East Coast family members joked a bit about all of the healthy options, but ended up enjoying...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Love love love True Food. The staff are so welcoming and friendly and make you feel right at home. The food is fabulous, super fresh and tasty. We loved the taco combination and decadent dessert menu...ok! so we had 3 desserts between two of us!...More

Thank Dr Vivienne F
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch and had a great meal. The ancient grain bowl was delicious, staff were friendly and attentive without being overbearing. The miso glazed sweet potatoes were amazing. The whole place has a very comfortable atmosphere. Would definitely visit again.

Thank roscoepcoltrane
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We in Santa Monica for business and this restaurant was recommended to me. I tried it and was pleasantly pleased with the service and food. The menu is broad so there will be something on it for everyone, even children. Great tea selection.

Thank Eaglespro
Reviewed 9 May 2017

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
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 RadfordJones
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...More

Thank Movinup
Reviewed 21 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:...More

Thank Coonhounder
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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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