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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 January 4, 2018 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 January 4, 2018

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 January 3, 2018 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 January 3, 2018

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 January 3, 2018

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 January 2, 2018

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
Reviewed January 1, 2018

I can always count on True Food Kitchen for a great meal - whether i'm in SM, OC or Chicago. They have a nice patio in Santa Monica and the restaurant is near the mall, so parking is fairly easy (or you can walk into...More

Thank BeckyWinchester
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Reserved thru Opentable and were seated promptly. Portion was a bit small but overall quite delicious. Service was okay as well.

Thank faigrace
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Recommended by a relative and we really enjoyed the vegetarian cuisine. We had a nice hummus as a starter and I had the Kale Limeade. The Limeade was very strong at first but after a few sips it was very refreshing. I had the Curry...More

Thank fogerdaddy
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here after site seeing on Santa Monica pier. The food is excellent lots of variety and the prices are fair they also have a great selection of smoothies. The staff are very polite and attentive. Will definitely return before heading home.

Thank Joeyanna1234
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Anne S
April 8, 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.
September 1, 2016|
Response from KimTherese | Reviewed this property |
Sorry apart from Jasmine,?i don't know the other ingredients, but it is really delicious!
August 25, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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. - 11:00 p.m.
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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