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True Food Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 172, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3471
+1 310-593-8300
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Calgary, Canada
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for a family that requires some vegan options, really delicious steak tacos, and lots of nice drinks!

Thank dksjjksjdoeakjdslw12
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was on vacation with my mom in Santa Monica last week and we ate here twice because it was so good. Once for lunch on our first day and once for dinner on our last. She got the grilled chicken salad for lunch and then the asparagus flatbread pizza for dinner. We shared the crudite bowl for lunch and I... More 

Thank camellia10
Santa Monica, California
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is for you if you want to try healthy California cuisine. Great place to try delicious vegan or vegetarian food, but you can find delicious things like burgers or pizza for those who are not into that. This is a big restaurant, but it gets super busy and crowded especially during weekends at peak lunch/dinner time. In those... More 

Thank Dean P
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service. Great portion sizes and healthy options that tasted great. Walking distance from the Santa Monica Pier.

Thank William P
London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb menu with very friendly service. All the food is organic and portion size are perfect. We had kale guacamole, a penang bowl and an ancient grain bowl with rhubarb tart for dessert. The space was quite large but were seated quickly even at the lunch time rush.

Thank flipper202
Sigtuna, Sweden
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inspired by the Californian way of living, the health trend continues on this restaurant. The concept is easy; fresh food for all. We all enjoyed our lunch for sure. I can strongly recommend this. Great service all around.

Thank thella
Mexico City, Mexico
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828 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with good options. All dishes are generous portions and you can include a protein in most of them. Try the lemonades, they are great.

Thank MTorre
Wayzata, Minnesota
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place, excellent vegetarian organic menu. Loved the pizza and the sides of cauliflower. Nice wine and great service. I suggest ordering different options and sharing. I'll go back for sure.

Thank tessalovestravel
Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food. Staff were friendly and had an excellent system to get a table as a walk up. We went twice and didn't have to wait more than 20-30 minutes even though it seemed busy.

Thank Simonf9720
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a mixed family of vegetarian and carnivore, we only wished we had found this restaurant sooner! Great meal and excellent service.

Thank johnmR4269VA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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