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Tender Greens

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$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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201 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1203
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Fresh and light cuisine. Are there after the Sony Studio tour. Had the plate special with grilled cod and it was delicious.

Thank Janet K
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Great food prepared in a healthy way at an excellent value. I find Tender Greens a bit frustrating because it leaves you nothing to complain about. I had the chicken and steak here - cooked just perfectly. The sides are tasty and fresh - and the side salads have fresh crisp lettuce. I tried the chicken soup this time -... More 

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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Tender Greens is always o. My college daughters must visit list when she comes home from college. Although they have many other good dishes and daily specials, we usually order the ahi plate with mashed potatoes and kale and are never disappointed. Lines are often long and tables hard to find. Avoid peak hours.

Thank Sherry S
Morro Bay, California, United States
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Don't be dismayed at the line out the door; it moves fast. We tried the peppered chicken and kale, tomato soup, and seafood soup (the latter wasn't a regular menu item). All were good food, generously portioned, at an okay price. Not a steal (because you're paying for the hipster element here), but what a relief to know of a... More 

Thank TravellinFamilyof5
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2015

OMG. How happy I was to look up and see this spot. Fresh and Yummy! Thank you for my amazing vegan falafel meal and that Housemade BBQ chips. Talk about addiction! I was a bit confused on where to start in terms of ordering as there was not a clear sign like most places that you walk into in a... More 

Thank NuNuWako
2 reviews
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This place serves made to order fresh vegetable focussed meals cafeteria style. It has a nice atmosphere and the food was pretty good. It has both meat and vegetarian options.

Thank Apocalyptus
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

fresh healthy food. good services and good unprocessed food. if you like eating healthy and at reasonable prices this is best place

Thank sekarmanickam
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2015

If you enjoy a fresh unprocessed organic tasty meal at very reasonable rates .... This is a great place to eat. Niçoise salad with tuna and chicken Cobb salad were our choice

Thank Debbie K
Santa Monica, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2015

Very busy place because your meal is prepared to order. Good-sized portions. Wide selection. Slightly pricey for lunch -- same menu for dinner.

Thank JJSantaMonica
Ampthill, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We found this through Tripadvisor and the reviews were right. A long queue but it moves quickly. But how to choose which salad? They all looked wonderful and we were very pleased with our Harvest and Salad in the Raw salads. Drinks were great too. We had our food to go and that worked well too. Very excited to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-587-2777
Opened Sept 2011

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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