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True Food Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Menu

REFRESHERS & TEAS
$5.0
Original Ginger "O.G."**
lime, honey, bubbly water
$5.0
Sparkling Antioxidant Tea
organic iced green tea, pomegranate, lemon
$4.0
Honey Lemonade
$5.0
Pomegranate Chia Limeade
$5.0
Hangover Rx
pineapple, orange, honey, coconut water
$6.5
Matcha Horchata**
oat milk, cinnamon, matcha, vanilla
$5.0
Adaptogenic Tulsi Tea
ginger honey, lemon
$6.0
Medicine Man
heavy brewed green tea, black cherry, pomegranate, honey, sea buckthorn
$7.0
Kale Aid
kale, ginger, apple, celery, cucumber, lemon
$7.5
Health-Ade Kombucha
STARTERS
$7.0
Daily Market Soup
$10.0
Roasted Brussels Sprouts**
asian mushroom, miso sesame vinaigrette, chili thread
$10.0
Charred Cauliflower
harissa tahini, medjool date, dill, mint, pistachio
$14.0
Farmers Market Crudités
chilled raw vegetables, tzatziki & black olive dip
$11.0
Fig & Onion Tart
caramelized onion, gorgonzola, garlic, fig, herbs
$11.0
Kale Guacamole
grapefruit, cilantro, roasted poblano, sunflower seed & pita chips
$10.5
Herb Hummus
cucumber, tomato, onion, olive, feta, lemon oregano vinaigrette & grilled pita
$11.0
Edamame Dumplings
dashi, white truffle oil, asian herbs
SALADS
tofu (adds 280 cal) +$4 / chicken (adds 180 cal) +$5 / shrimp* (adds 270 cal) +$7 / grass-fed steak* (adds 350 cal) +$7 / salmon* (adds 260 cal) +$10
$10.5
Organic Tuscan Kale
lemon, garlic, grana padano, breadcrumb
$14.5
Seasonal Ingredient**
brussels sprout, quinoa, roasted butternut squash, goat cheese, pomegranate, toasted mulberry, horseradish vinaigrette
$13.0
Mediterranean Quinoa
persian cucumber, olive, peppadew, cherry tomato, pole bean, feta, almond, oregano vinaigrette
$13.0
Chopped Salad
medjool date, dried cranberry, jicama, apple, manchego, farro, marcona almond, champagne vinaigrette
PIZZAS
$16.0
Butternut Squash**
caramelized onion, roasted garlic, organic kale, vegan almond ricotta, dried cranberry, sage
$14.0
Fennel Chicken Sausage
crushed organic DiNapoli tomato, roasted fennel, scamorza
$12.5
Tomato & Arugula
crushed organic DiNapoli tomato, olive oil, lemon
$12.5
Margherita
crushed organic DiNapoli tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil
BOWLS
tofu (adds 250-280 cal) +$4 / chicken (adds 240-270 cal) +$5 / shrimp* (adds 240-270 cal) +$7 / grass-fed steak* (adds 320-350 cal) +$7 / salmon* (adds 260 cal) +$10
$15.0
Dashi Ramen
sweet potato glass noodle, bok choy, grilled portobello, charred onion, radish, edamame, black bean, sesame chili oil
$15.0
Ancient Grains
miso sesame glazed sweet potato, turmeric, charred onion, snow pea, grilled portobello, avocado, hemp seed
$15.0
Cashew Pad Thai
kombu, rice noodle, zucchini, mushroom, gai lan, bean sprout, thai basil, tamarind chili shrimp sauce
$15.0
Teriyaki Quinoa
broccoli, heirloom carrot, bok choy, mushroom, brown rice, avocado, toasted sesame
$15.0
Spicy Panang Curry
sweet potato, pole bean, bok choy, carrot, thai basil, coconut shrimp broth
SANDWICHES
served with choice of kale salad (adds 120 cal) or sweet potato hash (adds 200 cal)
$14.0
Inside Out Quinoa Burger
hummus, tzatziki, tomato, butter lettuce, cucumber, red onion, avocado, feta
$15.0
Mediterranean Chicken Pita
grilled flatbread, romaine, arugula, pomegranate, house pickle, red onion, feta, harissa tahini
$13.0
T.L.T.
smoked tempeh, butter lettuce, tomato, avocado, vegan mayonnaise, seeded grain bread
$15.0
Turkey Burger
smashed avocado, tomato, butter lettuce, smoked gouda, jalapeño remoulade, flax seed bun
$17.0
Grass-fed Burger*
umami, mushroom, caramelized onion, arugula, parmesan, mayonnaise, flax seed bun
ENTRÉES
$26.0
Mauritius Island Redfish* **
kale tabbouleh, fonio, salsa verde, roasted organic potato
$22.0
Poke Bowl*
wild caught albacore, avocado, quinoa rice, mushroom, snow pea, cucumber, cashew, ginger, turmeric ponzu
$24.0
Grilled Salmon* **
caramelized onion farro, quinoa, arugula, roasted beet, cilantro pumpkin seed pesto
$21.0
Pan-seared Chicken Breast**
crushed organic DiNapoli tomato, olive, caper, broccolini, edamame, spinach
$14.0
Spaghetti Squash Casserole
crushed organic DiNapoli tomato, caramelized onion, zucchini, fresh mozzarella
$20.0
Grilled Fish Tacos*
Mauritius Island redfish, tomatillo avocado salsa, pickled jicama, dried sweet corn, coconut lime yogurt, anasazi bean
$18.0
Grass-fed Steak Tacos*
tomatillo avocado salsa, pickled jicama, dried sweet corn, coconut lime yogurt, anasazi bean
$16.0
Lasagna Bolognese
fennel chicken sausage, mushroom, spinach, lemon ricotta, herbs
COCKTAILS
$12.0
Citrus Colada**
lime-infused rum, orange, pineapple, coconut, lemongrass
$12.0
Forbidden Root**
lemon-infused vodka, apple, red beet, rosemary
$12.0
Juniper Rose**
rose-infused gin, grapefruit, lime, thyme
$13.0
Yuzu Martini
organic vodka, yuzu sake, lemon, chili thread
$12.0
Apple Jack**
apple cinnamon tea-infused bourbon, lemon
$12.0
Spiked Apple Cider**
mulled spiced brandy, cinnamon, lemon, cayenne
$12.0
Citrus Skinny Margarita
organic blanco tequila, muddled citrus, cucumber, mint
$13.0
Pomegranate Margarita
organic reposado tequila, lime, ginger, jalapeño
WINE
Glass (150 cal) / Carafe (220 cal) / Bottle (620 cal)
SANGRIA
6oz. $11.0
Farmers Market Sangria
organic red wine, spiced brandy, lime, orange
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are always two sides of a coin, and same for food. Normally yummy food might not be healthy. It is not true at True Food Kitchen. The food is delicious and healthy. The food tastes great and its ingredients are carefully selected to present...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank floraz224
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were on holidays in Santa Monica and we discover this jewel 💎. Love Ancient grains Bowl , super anti-inflammatory , great taste , love the Tumeric (I love spicy!) Best macrobiotic place in the area. My daughter and husband also loved their grass-fed burger...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maria S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This kitchen is amazing for GF and DF options. Loved the taste of the stunning array of options and staff were friendly and really knowledgeable. Would recommend to anyone!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paula R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nothing outstanding, only good side is that it is organic. Had the pad Thai, no taste and too thick noodles. The edamame dumplings were okish, the assortment of vegetables is good. Hummus is good. Good atmosphere , nice design. Worth going but have low expectations.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tarikfa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, some of the best food we’ve eaten whilst visiting from the UK. Nothing is too much trouble at True Food Kitchen. 😍 The wines are great too. Don’t miss out on this amazing place. We will be back for sure.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank richandgary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visitors the True Food Kitchen and has the most enjoyable experience! The food was delicious , the ambiance great, and the seating was comfortable. The menu appealed to the various palate choices of our group!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank karmynj2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today was the second time we have visited this restaurant - each on two quick visits to Santa Monica. Both times the food and service was excellent. Three of us went for lunch today - the guacamole starter was very tasty. Each of had a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Colin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food. Pizza and hummus are must haves here!! The service is wonderful! Its a short walk to the beach.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ashley T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guilt-free dining at this restaurant with a great interior feel and delicious food. Everything is sourced responsibly and healthy. And it tastes even better than most conventional restaurants. You can even have a flourless chocolate cake with dairy-free coconut whip. Loved the location in Santa...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mtanya2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the Moroccon chicken and it was very flavorable and the chicken was cooked to perfection. Dashi Ramen and the inside out quinoa burger were also great. Great atmosphere and drink menu. You could taste all the flavors in each dish and drink. Although...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Anne S
April 8, 2017|
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Response from melissabarronton | Reviewed this property |
I would call and ask them to be sure. They know how well they can segregate the kitchen and if you might be at risk for contamination.
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shiram171
September 1, 2016|
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Response from KimTherese | Reviewed this property |
Sorry apart from Jasmine,?i don't know the other ingredients, but it is really delicious!
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zoey558
August 25, 2016|
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Response from dirkj0t | Reviewed this property |
Don't underestimate the power of Google! "true food kitchen santa monica" will get you there. (We cannot post links here so I can not be more specific)
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