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True Food Kitchen

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451 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6936
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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
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Beverly Hills, California
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had lunch here today. I ordered the Medicine Man drink (ice tea with pomegranate and other extracts/juices added) and a pizza (half brussels sprouts and half chicken sausage). The pizza was very good, full of flavor, on a flatbread/thin crust and the good portion for lunch. The drink was good but a bit too sweet for my taste. The... More 

Thank hoonieskang
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love True Food. A dear friend introduced me to it a couple of years ago. Being a vegetarian, organic food lover and generally a health-conscious eater, I consider this place heaven. Food is great, service is fantastic, parking is great. I have now been here for lunch, brunch, and dinner. Food is reasonably priced, too. My favorites are the... More 

Thank Sue D
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love Love True Food Kitchen. Such variety and everything is absolutely delicious. Ingredients are always fresh and the restaurant is quite large with an open airy feel. One of my favorite casual spots in Newport.

Thank pammygre
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a pleasure to be able to get the kind of food I would make for myself at home, here at True Food Kitchen. My server, Brittany, makes the experience there, even better as she understands that each person has their own individual needs.

Thank Hank F
Orange County, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always love coming to True Food. Although parking is sometimes hard to find in this busy mall area, the food and staff never disappoint. The edamame dumplings are my go-to and it is hard to find better shirataki noodle dishes everywhere. They kindly substituted noodles for the rice in the thai curry. The spaghetti squash is dynamite as well.

Thank madisonkentley
New York City
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner with a toddler can sometimes be a harrowing experience but not at True Food Kitchen. The covered patio space and the friendly service, not to mention a wonderful pizza made it easy to be with little one. The food in general is healthy without being too preachy and one can have also indulgences with good drinks and interesting dishes.... More 

Thank Manuela G
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was out running errands by myself and wanted a lunch that would feel like a treat yet keep me on track nutrition wise. This fit the bill perfectly. AND the staff was super friendly -- from the hostess that learned my name to the waiter that kept refilling my water glass. I would have liked to see one or... More 

Thank LoveTheRoadTrip
Charleston, SC
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is so good for those that like Vegan options and healthy, delicious, fresh food. The menu offers a wide variety of Salads, Bowls and Plates. I had the Ancient Grains Bowl and it was awesome, quinoa, grilled onions, chicken, avocado with teriyaki and miso. It was fabulous and very filling. My husband had the Red Curry Bowl with... More 

Thank Charleston_SCSukey
Orange County, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is delicious and flavorful AND healthy. This is my go-to restaurant when I want to eat out but still want to be healthy. The bright green and yellow interior is also very cheerful. I recommend coming here to brunch or lunch.

Thank knightsbridgelvr
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had to make a quick decision to take some family friend to dinner with two of us being vegetarians on a Friday. Got a nice table outside with great service. As a starter we had kale guacamole, humus , and Edamame Dumplings with nice breads. Very original and nicely presented. Very light and Nothing was loaded in calories. After... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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

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Palm Desert, California
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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?