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Tender Greens

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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201 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1203
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Tender Greens for a late lunch. The location is very convenient to both the 3rd Street Promenade and the beach in Santa Monica. They have an extensive menu and everything appears fresh. The food is prepared in front of you as you travel through the line. There was ample seating. The salad was a good size and... More 

Thank RWM-JR
Tinley Park, Illinois
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284 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The harvest salad varies as veggies are available. Always a very busy place and has indoor and outdoor dining. Order in one place and follow down the lane and pay at the end after your order is complete.

Thank Colleen B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Finally veggies and salad not covered in cheeses and sauces. Great place to eat. Tastes like a home cooked meal. Over 12 days in California ate dinner 3 times at Tender Greens. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Lee K
Hilton head island SC
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went with family for dinner. No ambience - cafeteria style. Delicious grilled veggies. I ordered a tuna Niçoise salad. Lots of greens and lots of tuna. But I would have appreciated more than 3 of each string beans and potato slices. I think they make a reasonably good dinner platter - 2 veggies and choice of protein. But the thing... More 

Thank Caroline M
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Clean eating, good portions, great service and well priced. Local to Santa Monica. What more could you ask for?

Thank Miray M
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I love Tender Greens. Their steak and chicken, with baby spinach and mixed veggies is out of this world. Delicious for less than $12!

Thank coolit82
Santa Monica, California
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95 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place always has a line since the food is very good. They use fresh ingredients and get the food out very fast. My only complaint is that the food portions for the pricing could be a bit bigger. Service is great and quick.

Thank Justravelin86
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Just eat here - amazing fresh food to order. Always a line but never a long wait. Friendly, fresh, local, deliciousness.

Thank WinecountryMartha
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was in the mood for a salad so my brother took me to Tender Greens for the 1st time when I was visiting in Santa Monica. I was able to pick out EVERYTHING that I like in a salad with a protein that was cooke with TLC. ALL of the employees in this restaurant take pride in their work.... More 

Thank scottyh77
ventura, ca
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Tender Greens is a nice secret eatery with a very wonderful and surprisingly ethical business standard. I will leave that up to you to find out about once you log onto their many sites which will explain their position. Meanwhile, if you want a very healthy fulfilling lunch or dinner that will make you feel full and clean when you... More 

Thank martinatunafish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-587-2777
Opened Sept 2011

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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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