We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
503 Cloverdale Rd, Montgomery, AL 36106
+1 334-356-3814
Website
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #1 of 379 Restaurants in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Healthy
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cloverdale Road and Graham Street
Write a Review

75 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    53
    14
    4
    4
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Clovis, New Mexico, United States
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I joined my husband and his colleagues for dinner at True. Very trendy, beautiful atmosphere, loved the classy and elegant decor.... and the staff were very personable without being intrusive. Loved our head server, he described the dishes well and always observed who needed something before we ever asked. More water- check, more coffee- check, fresh bread- check, it was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for happy hour and then stayed for dinner. The atmosphere was stunning but we found our food subpar. The pimento cheese appetizer was our favorite. I order a cheeseburger that could have used some extra flavor. My mom got the pork schnitzel. The schnitzel needed some gravy or potatoes. The meat was only accompanied by some house greens... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The ambience and service are nice, but True is very overpriced and overrated given the experience we had. We were greeted and promptly shown to a nice two-top next to the front window. Our server shows up very quickly and gets a glass of wine to us almost immediately. A good start. They have an extensive wine list (much larger... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The menus and flare of the former owner, James Beard Award Nominee Weslely True, have sadly gone. It seemed to happen overnight. True is fine for ttose who have a taste for Kudzu pasta or deep fried fish. At least the beer is still interesting. But The days of delicate tomato-mint Parmesan and bass glazes bass, glazed in miso, mushrooms... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I doubt if I would ever go back and I definitely wouldn't recommend it to anyone. Was there with a group, service was kind of slow. It did appear to be pretty clean though. Not a good place for children though. Like I said I think I would ever go there again even if the meal was free. My first... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Huntsville
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I were in Montgomery for the Camellia Bowl! The next morning we decided to find a place for Sunday brunch. We found "True" on Trip Advisor and decided to try it as it was rated #1 in Montgomery. We were not disappointed. Our server, Sam, made some excellent suggestions. My husband loved the mussels and we both... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Read the reviews so decided to go. The drive to the restaurant was not reassuring but once we arrived it was great. I ordered the mussel. my wife and I ordered the shrimp and grits. I usually don't order that plate but since it had tomatoes I decided to give a try. It was excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

TRUE-ly Delightful! My wife and I had dinner at True in September - we arrived a little early and had an enjoyable half hour at the bar before being seated at a semi-booth table - lots of activity on a Friday nite with a range of dress from jeans and shorts to tuxs and formal gowns - interesting mix of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Alabama
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Five of us decided to try True. Staff was very nice. Our waiter took our drink order immediately but after that the time between ordering, getting our orders and finally needing to ask for the check was way too long for my liking. The food was delicious. It was suggested to try the crawfish beignets and they lived up to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We started at an outside table and it started to sprinkle. The wait staff grabbed all our stuff and moved it inside for us. They gave us a great window table. I ordered the BBQ pulled pork tacos and fries. Very good. I was only drinking water, but my ice never had a chance to get dry. I'd recommend the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed True also viewed

 

Been to True? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about True

Address: 503 Cloverdale Rd, Montgomery, AL 36106
Phone Number: +1 334-356-3814
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Healthy

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from True staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?