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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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10:00 AM - 11:00 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for something not only healthy but also tasty- this is the place!!! Loads of vegetarian and gluten free options. Quinoa burger was just perfect!

Thank Vytautas O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

popped in to grab some lunch to go, it was pretty busy but the service was quick and friendly. Really nice atmosphere as well, had a glance at what other people were eating and it all looked really good. Was pretty expensive but after a...More

Thank bunnylake123
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch with some friends. Food for both vegans and carnivores. The food was fresh and tasted amazing. The waiter was nice and accommodating. Truly a wholesome positiv visit.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast at this restaurant the food was fresh and healthy as well as tasty .The service was fantastic and the coffee good . Great vibe in this quirky space . Highly recommend a visit to this restaurant!

Thank trickytrac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two delicious meals here. We liked it so much the first night, we came back again before leaving for home! Friendly waitstaff, hip atmosphere & delicious food! GF/Vegan options were amazing! I had the GF Pan Roasted Chicken dish & it was wonderful!...More

Thank NatalieEllen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

And yummy food! My daughter who lives near by told us about this place and its awesome!!!!! Its close to downtown you cant miss it. very clean!

Thank Misonix
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A great outdoor space and a wide selection of fresh and innovative salads. Service very good, abroad selection of wine by the glass and but a few local drafts. Well worth the visit.

Thank Riskm
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

True food has a great California vibe. We had a starter of watermelon and tomatoes. It was creative, but boring. The Lasagna was outstanding. The steak tacos were forgettable. The service was average at best. Our server struggled to open our wine.

Thank scottandmaryg
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice food. Lovely lovely service. Look at the menu before you go. We wish we did. Chocolate cake was lovely

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Three food is a place to take anyone . The menu is seasonal . One thing I like about this place is it has options for vegans , carnivores , gluten intolerant and even the fussiest eater can be satisfied. Plus, they have cocktails.

Thank Buckynjumbo
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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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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