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True Food Kitchen

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180 El Camino Real, Suite 1140, Palo Alto, CA 94304
+1 650-272-5157
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 El Camino Real, Suite 1140, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in here for lunch at 11:50 as we were hoping for a patio spot. Good thing we did because 10 minutes later the place was packed. Enjoyed the chicken sausage pizza - could have had a bit more chicken & a bit less fennel....More

Thank Altius10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place with outdoor seating and a fun, busy atmosphere. Bar area was nice but so crowded, getting a drink will take patience. Hour + long wait. Had dinner here with a couple biz associates, they recommended as this is in the trendy Stanford...More

Thank SleptThereAteThat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good restaurant that would accommodate my whole food plant based diet during s recent visit to Palo Alto. We found True Food Kitchen and decided to give it a try. Wow! There were so many interesting options on the menu...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I adore this place but it does get loud, even at lunch! The menu is vast and varied. My favorite is the roasted cauliflower with tahini and dates and you can have em add some protein!! When I go for a quick bite alone, I...More

Thank dimarti60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really nice, i shared several dishes with friends and i would recommend to do that. I think its a little bit expensive but it was worth it, had a really good experience and the service is also really good. I would recommend...More

Thank Antonia L
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch with our two daughters at True Foods Kitchen. All the food was of excellent quality (we are very picky and expectations were high), probably among the best we had in California so far. The place was busy at 130pm on a Saturday...More

Thank Mastapieces
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Went for outdoor dining & was disappointed with the lack of interest & bored attitude shown by the waitress & the waiters. Being windy, the stock from the shelf kept flying out in the open. We had to go chasing & finding the waitress for...More

Thank Rani A
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

It was very busy when we went and were hungry so we sat at the bar instead of waiting for a table. I rather liked sitting there and watching all the activity. The bartenders and servers are non stop. I also liked if dining solo...More

Thank waterviews2014
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This is 3rd location we've been to. Food is always good. The med salad is amazing. The poke bowl is great and the chicken med sandwich is tangy and filling. Love this place!

Thank peroxidequeen
Reviewed July 11, 2018

My husband and I were waiting on five members of our group and the staff allowed us to sit inside to wait. Very kind of them since it turned out to be quite a wait. The waiter did not hound us to buy drinks or...More

Thank nanapapa312
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 El Camino Real, Suite 1140, Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-272-5157
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