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True Food Kitchen

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451 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6936
949-644-2400
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 101
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
Time to renew the menu.

It has been a really good restaurant. Surprised last Sunday when we've been there, that for the 3rd season they have just the same meals to offer. The have not updated a single new plate or dessert. The attendants were so uninterested and it did not look clean. Disappointed.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
manny013
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California
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It has been a really good restaurant. Surprised last Sunday when we've been there, that for the 3rd season they have just the same meals to offer. The have not updated a single new plate or dessert. The attendants were so uninterested and it did not look clean. Disappointed.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There's not much to say here, folks. This restaurant is the best ever. Organic delishishness. Whenever I am in any city where a True Food is, I eat there, 2-3 times. Best items on the menu? Edamame Dumplings, Squash Cassarole, Fish Tacos, Pomagranet Limeade, Hangover RX.... Just go. Do your body good. Oh and those muffins they make for breakfast,... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is one of my wife's and I favorite places to eat. Everything on their menu is locally grown and is all organic. The menu changes with the season which keeps things new and fresh. They do have a few item on the menu that stay all year round. My favorite is the Bison Burger. So good and full of... More 

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Tustin, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

True Foods is wonderful and it won't ruin your diet. I have been there numerous times for lunch and dinner and have never had a disappointing meal. Delicious, healthy food + Newport Beach + friends = fantastic!

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Cochranville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Our LifeLine Bootcamp CLP's celebrated dinner at The True Food Kitchen with nutritious and anti-inflammatory food. I had an excellent grass feed Bison Burger and Pomegranate Sorbet.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Everything we ate here was really fresh and had a very good taste.We ate here 4 times and was never dissapointed.I had 4 different meals and all of them were fresh and good.Very friendly staff also.Newport can be very happy that they have a restaurant like that.A relief in the region where everything is mostly 30 to 50 % overpriced.... More 

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Benicia,CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We wanted a light dinner but so many great choices. We had the house salad umami dressing, wonderful. I ordered the Black Cod, it was perfectly cooked and wonderful. Simple and great. My companion had the curry. Hot, tasty, vegetable bowl of so good. We ate in the patio, very nice. This restaurant is always packed so come early. No... More 

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Irvine CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

True Food Kitchen on a Sunday evening was fully occupied. Nevertheless the service was prompt and courteous. Unfortunately the food was not exceptional, actually rather unexceptional and bland. The TFK seasonal soda was a real disappointment; the edamame dumplings were ok but I expected more edamame; and the turkey lasagna was also disappointing. Only the chicken chopped salad was very... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

While this is certainly not fine dining, the food at True Food is fresh and wholesome. I was challenged by trying to find something on the menu that did NOT contain garlic. Eventually, they made a modification of a dish. The entree I had wanted to order sounded better... But I was there for the company and really did not... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Enjoyed the True Food Kitchen twice on a recent trip to Newport Beach. Service was great both times, well made meals. Would give the food a 4/5 based on taste.

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