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“Fresh, delicious and good for you!”
Review of True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen
Ranked #3 of 719 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

True Food Kitchen is a culinary oasis on the 3rd Avenue Promenade in Santa Monica. Although the restaurant is bustling, the space is pleasing and comfey in a sophisticated overblown wood, windows, open kitchen and lots veggies sort of way. This is a happy spot to refuel with real food amid the chains of over processed fat food.
Try one of the non alcoholic coolers, they are all delicious and refreshing and there is also a nice selection of beers and wine. Do NOT miss the edamame wontons, they are amazing, the hummus is a nice version and the crudete is enough veggies to feed 10 people. We had the turkey lasagna, chopped Mediterranean salad and a beef sauté, it was all tasty and fresh. I doubt there is a poor choice on the menu, this is a restaurant that prides itself on fresh, seasonal and local food and does it well in a pretty, fun space. True Food Kitchen is a good choice that's good for you!

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Reviewed August 13, 2013

Great place to eat when visiting the Santa Monica boardwalk. Food is very fresh, light yet filling.

Good: edamame dumplings, panang cury, turkey lasagna, drink the hangover rx!

Bad: Bring your conversation, preparing good food takes some time.

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Lunch twice and dinner over a long weekend- I can't get enuff of true food. So many options to try. You can order half salads & half some entrees to get in more. Kale salad, Thai shrimp, seafood bouillabaisse outstanding! Turkey lasagna one of these days. And outstanding egg dishes on the brunch menu. Not to be missed if you like delicious healthy fare.

Thank C O
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

It's just ok. it's good yes but not spectacular, and for the price it could have been better. Healthy yes but their food lacks a zing. The ambience of the restaurant is really nice. Great lighting, great bar. Nice place to get together with friends, or a place to go to after an hour of yoga or a jog. The servers are friendly and attentive. This place its an average place for a healthy meal.

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Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

We had a lunch here today and really enjoyed it. There was a 10 minute wait for the table and the service is not snappy however the food was great. Bison burger very tasty (despite being over cooked for my liking) and the turkey sandwich was excellent. We also had the lemon tart for desert which was really lifted by the coconut cream. Atmosphere is light and the juice drinks are a must try.

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Thank Wonkey2013
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