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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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Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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 yesterday via mobile

We had diner with family after a nice evening in Santa Monica. We enjoyed Edamame dumplings and herb hummus as starters, then turkey burger, Mediterranean grilled chicken. Everything in the menu looks healthy, fresh and tasty. Recommended.

Thank Önder Ç
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the restaurant not having any expectation or decor in mind. Someone just suggested and go and we landed up there. The decor was very family oriented and very relaxed. The menu was different but interesting The staff were very good. Tried Kale Guacamole which...More

Thank Manoj Kumar P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great wholesome food. Beautiful variety of food to suit everyone. The staff knew the menu exceptionally well and all were into the beauty of the food... great relaxed atmosphere, open kitchen prep areas to help bring that wholesome, home cooking feel to you... fantastic.

Thank C4382TPpaulh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at True Food Kitchen. It was a pleasant experience. Nice setting and decor. fast and friendly service. Food was original and good. Pizzas are small. Prices are quite reasonable. Overall very good.

Thank 367PierreA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many advertise the fresh and just cooked meals but this was something else. It is like you made it in your home kitchen with the best ingredients. Friendly personnel, nice and simple environment, great food. The best choice to eat at Santa Monica. The beverages...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our dinner with friends at this resto. Fresh ingredients. Relatively quick service with a smile. Big interior space that still feels cozy. Plenty of meal options for most people. Great flavours. Reasonably priced. Dinner for 8 with wine and some desserts came out to...More

Thank enjoyLIFE40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the friendly and professional valet parking to the incredible staff, True Food is true to it's name. Greeted with a smile, seated immediately, and served perfectly. Food was excellent and our group cannot wait to return.

Thank CobaltConnection
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So impressed with the quality of the food here - I had the spicy red noodles. Served up by a lovely guy with a 'Farmy' T-shirt. He loved his job and loved his restaurant. Nice to see. He should be proud. We'll be back every...More

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is so delicious here!! There are so many healthy and vegetarian options, but meat eaters will be happy to. The location is incredibly busy, being a part of the mall and right by 3rd street promenade it can be flooded with tourists at...More

Thank Steff A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered take away and the waitress serving me was just looking up and down like I killed her dog last night... Not very pleasing experience.

Thank Klaudia M
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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.
1 September 2016|
Response from KimTherese | Reviewed this property |
Sorry apart from Jasmine,?i don't know the other ingredients, but it is really delicious!
25 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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