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True Food Kitchen

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French, Californian
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451 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6936
949-644-2400
Website
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Healthy food in a fancy dining experience

Its a pretty restaurant, great decoration and very healthy food in a fancy environment . I like the lettuce cups, black kod , the harvest salad

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
OrielaMedellli
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Its a pretty restaurant, great decoration and very healthy food in a fancy environment . I like the lettuce cups, black kod , the harvest salad

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Newport Beach
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The staff was amazingly helpful. The food was so healthy and vibrant. I felt that I went to a health spa after dining there. It was filling and satisfying. The drinks were amazing.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Had an absolutely wonderful lunch-the options are perfect if you are eating healthy or a vegetarian. Really liked the beverage options-happy to have something else offered other than a soda. Outdoor dining at it's finest!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Traveling for business, and stopped in. Amazing place! Very open dining room, great view of the kitchen and chefs! Our NA beverages were totally awesome! Almost every table in the place had one--the juice bar was super cool too! Food was tremendous, and the chia seed pudding dessert---YES! The AGM came up and chatted for a bit too--great guy, very... More 

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Irvine, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have to disagree with most of the reviews here. Maybe this is an enjoyable lunch spot but for dinner it was Truly Disappointing maybe particularly since I'd heard how great it was. I give it one star or less for ambiance unless you like super loud restaurants with terrible acoustics where you can't hear anyone. My friend said it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

LOVE THE CARTS OF HERBS AT THE DOORWAY...SPEAKS TO THE FRESH GARDEN EXPERIENCE WE WERE ABOUT TO ENJOY! We arrived, three girl friends, for a weekday lunch without a reservation (but EARLY, BEFORE NOON) And were immediately seated. There are so many seating areas...we decided on the garden area. So summery and it was a brilliant day. Lets start with... More 

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Laguna Woods, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Upon arrival we were told there would be a half hour wait (no reservation had been made). In about ten minutes we were seated outside near a heating lamp. The noise level was much better than inside. Our waitress came to the table soon. We placed our order for salad, a main dish of Morrocan chicken and a bison burger... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Gluten-free options (in California that is a must!), vegetarian options, and something for the meat-eater too. Everyone can find something on the menu. They have valet parking. Check out the sink for washing up. Indoor seating is somewhat louder so mostly my friends and I sit outside, with heaters. Shitake & OrganicTofu Lettuce Cups - yummy with butter lettuce instead... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Loved this place for lunch. They have many great and innovative options! Loved the quinoa patty- Inside out burger with sweet potato has on the side. And the cucumber lemonade was great too. I wish we had one in Seattle!

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Salzburg, Austria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

lovely terrace, interesting drinks ( we started off with ginger margaritas), and a menu full of lovely choices leaving us well nourished and energized. Attentive, caring service, staff who appears proud to be working in this environment.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 451 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6936
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949-644-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, Californian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?