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451 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6936
949-644-2400
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Ranked #24 of 405 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
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
Cuisines: Californian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Irvine CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
14 helpful votes 14 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

5 stars, not even close to 4. Wonderful atmosphere and service. Fireplaces outside nice touch. Freshest ingredients you will find anywhere. Caramelized fig tart wonderful. Quinona burger a foodies delight. Fresh salads yummy and stuffed spagetti squash to die for. The flour less chocolate cake melts in your mouth. Prices very reasonable. A find!!!!

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Corona, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My friend and I met for lunch here. Patio dining is fine, you have heaters and also drapes that block the wind, even on a chilly day quite nice. We had the kale/avocado dip to start. Fabulous. I had the autumnal ingredient and added salmon along with spinach. Didn't really care for the dressing (since I get on side, wise... More 

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Orange County, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have tried many dishes on their menu and always come back to my favorite. Many of the staff agree that the Bison Burger with both sides; Chopped Kale Salad and Sweet Potato Hash, rates as one of the top dishes on the menu.

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

True Food was a true find! Sustainable, organic, yummy. I had the Quinoa burger. It's called that because the bun is made of quinoa! It was very tasty if a bit dry. The portion was small for the price, and I guess that was the healthier way to eat. There are meat options, so food to fit most preferences. The... More 

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Abington, Massachusetts
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120 reviews 120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Okay, this has to be one of my favorite restaurants. Great, healthy, delicious food at reasonable prices! Took my daughter for lunch, and we went back the next night for dinner! Love the hummus with gluten free, hot pita! Enjoyed sitting outside both times. In the evening they have a fire and heaters. With all the choices in Newport and... More 

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Huntington Beach, CA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great looking restaurant, opted to sit outside, even though it was quite hot still. Went with some friends for a bday lunch. Ordered a couple of the salads to try. No real depth of flavor, ordering with grilled chicken was better flavor. Had some cocktails which were very yummy. I would go back for the drinks and snacks.

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Lewes, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Loved everything - healthy dining that doesn't feel like it. Try the edame stuffed dumplings - incredible.

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Additional Information about True Food Kitchen

Address: 451 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6936
Phone Number: 949-644-2400
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
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
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: Californian

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