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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 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 172, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3471
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I have food allergies and they went out of their way to help. Food was delicious and even my teenagers asked to go back! We had lunch there one day and dinner another. Yummy!

Thank Hope R
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Delicious food and cocktail. My daughter had a Margherita pizza. I enjoyed the cashew pad thai with salmon. MMMMMMMMMM so good. The Thai Grapefruit Martini was very refreshing. Had two, wanted three :)

Thank 4MoMo
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Make sure you book to get into this busy restaurant, food is amazing, great wine list and staff were all so friendly and interested in helping you decide what to eat. Thanks for the t-shirt, we will be back.

Thank outlinedesign14
Reviewed 16 April 2018

IN a city full of fried chicken, mexican, burgers and pizza, True Food Cafe was a welcome respite and great place to try some exciting dishes. It is a relaxed vibe but a very large restaurant fitting for a city like Santa Monica. The food...More

Thank timajacksoin
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The food Is tasty but the service is bed. In the start we were looking for a waiter in order to make a order , and we waited a long time until someone came. We ordered a soup and after a long time of waiting...More

Thank Shaked B
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Drove into Santa Monica and picked this restaurant given it appeared to accommodate the Non-vegans / Non-vegetarians, Vegetarians and Vegans in our party! (Which is no mean achievement!). The restaurant was spotlessly clean and had a fresh, clean and fun ambiance! (the restrooms were spotlessly...More

Thank BRCelt
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

If you like super healthy food. You will love this place. If you have kids. Probably not the best spot to go however they err very accommodating ! We went for breakfast. Very nice. I just had a banana date smoothie which was great. Kids...More

1  Thank Karini72
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I ate here every day for the four days I was in Santa Monica. Their Moroccan chicken dish, teriyaki quinoa with salmon and the chicken salad are divine. Service was lovely and they do take out.

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

A great place to have a healthy and tasty meal. I had breakfast in the Santa Monica location and the service and quality was fantastic. It is very well situated if your visiting the promenade, beach or Santa Monica Pier.

Thank Gian P
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We went as a group of four to True Food. Ordered a bunch of things and shared them all. Everything was great, reasonably priced and generally healthy. In particular, the cauliflower was amazing. Salads were delicious. Note: Google maps notes True Food is on the...More

1  Thank mbrstuff
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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.
2 September 2016|
Response from KimTherese | Reviewed this property |
Sorry apart from Jasmine,?i don't know the other ingredients, but it is really delicious!
26 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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