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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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Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm 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 3 days ago

This restaurant is a block from the Santa Monica pier and essentially inside a mall, but don’t hold that against it. Dress is casual and it was packed full of large group tables so it was also quite loud. The food is fresh and the...More

Thank Ichecked
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is very good and consistently good. The ancient grains bowl is my favorite. I like to treat this menu a bit like a taps menu and order food family style so we can more items. Even though I think the food is...More

Thank AtRisk-Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, great service. I have been there a couple of times and the experience has been wonderful. Food is delicious abd staff is really friendly. Don't miss it when in Santa Mónica.

Thank camiloamaya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good place, large menu of creative and healthy options, you can’t go wrong. A short stroll from the pier and lots of good shopping around it. It’s towed the side of the shopping centre but just ask the information centre if a bit...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The big simple design of this restaurant first put me off as it was located in a mall and looks a bit like a stylish canteen. But the service was impeccable, the dishes creative, healthy and full of flavour. I really enjoyed my food and...More

Thank sinderella3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I visited true foods , I try something else. I really like the bowls with the Miso glazed eggplant as appetizer.The food is pure energy for the body and tastes amazing. My Japanese friends and I always loved to go by after visiting...More

Thank mitschs2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never heard of True Food Kitchen until a friend invited us to meet him at their Santa Monica location. This particular friend was a contestant along with my husband for American Ninja Warrior and we all like healthy options when we dine out....More

Thank Geri C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids are normally picky, but they loved the terriaki chicken with rice and brokoli. Everything very fresh and in season vegetables. Great cocktails too.

Thank robbster2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent place for get together with friends and family with friendly and courteous staff. Food was excellent.

Thank Jaimin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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.
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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