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True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston Quarter, Arlington, VA

True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston Quarter

4.4
4.4
775 Reviews
$30 and under
American
True Food Kitchen is a chef-driven restaurant and scratch bar that was founded by Dr. Andrew Weil, the pioneer of integrative medicine, to provide food that tastes great and is good for you. Our menu features food and drinks crafted with nutrient-dense ingredients and carefully sourced proteins from the world’s most responsible and sustainable growers, farmers and producers. Expand your palate with our Edamame Dumplings, grab a bite of comfort food with our Grass-fed Burger or Lasagna Bolognese, or enjoy lighter fare with our O.G. Tuscan Kale Salad with Grilled Sustainable Salmon. Regardless of the occasion, we know our Arlington guests leave feeling energized, satisfied and most importantly, feeling great. Located in Arlington at Ballston Quarter off of Wilson Boulevard and North Glebe Road, next to Macy's. New flavors, new combinations, new obsessions. Come see us for something completely new and delicious.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 24 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Farm-to-table, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–9:30 pm Sat 10:30 am–9:30 pm Sun 10:30 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (703) 527-0930
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Jason Routzahn
  • Private party facilities
    Whether you're hosting a celebration or corporate event, we welcome you to explore True Food Kitchen’s private dining and catering options, perfect for any occasion.
  • Neighborhood
    Arlington
  • Cross street
    Wilson and Stuart
  • Parking details
    Ballston Public Parking Garage: 627 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203 - $1 for every 3 hours. Street meter parking is also available.
  • Public transit
    Ballston Metro
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 775 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Virginia - DC Suburbs

    Healthy

775 Reviews
  1. GwennP

    Washington DC

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Our food portions were generous, and the taste was great!
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded 5 days ago
    Thank you for the wonderful feedback about our generous portions and great taste! We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit.

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  2. Denver2007

    Washington DC

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Smoked old fashioned! Our service was amazing and the gluten free options were excellent!!
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 20, 2024
    We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the service and our gluten-free options, especially the smoked old-fashioned! Thank you for sharing your positive experience.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Coastal Georgia

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    From the incredibly rude staff to the overpriced, poorly cooked food, an overall awful and regrettable experience. I have to exclude one hostess and our waitress from this review, but I can confidently say I will never eat there again. I truly cannot say enough bad things about the experience and meal I had at this true food this past Sunday.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 14, 2024
    We're truly sorry to hear about your experience; it's not the standard we strive for. We appreciate your feedback and would like to hear more about your experince so that we can improve. Please give us a call at 703.527.0930 and ask for Kevin or Michelle

    1 person found this helpful

  4. Jewels

    Washington DC

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    West for 30 minutes then had to ask for a server. Once she came the food came quickly and everything was find. I prefer the old menu and the prices have really increased.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 12, 2024
    We apologize for the wait you experienced and appreciate your feedback on our menu and pricing. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. If there is anything we can do to give you a five star experience please let us know!

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  5. Yellie

    Washington DC

    29 reviews

    1.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    I really like True Food Kitchen, so was excited to go after a movie in the Ballston theater. It was 6:30 on a Tuesday and not too busy. They tried to sit us next to the kitchen where I've sat before, but it's not a great spot since the window to the kitchen is right there. We asked to be moved to a more comfortable spot in a booth. We tried being patient by waiting an extra long time since perhaps we had inconvenienced the staff by requesting to be moved. But after about 20 minutes, no one had come to the table. We needed to be back for the babysitter to leave, so we just got up and left. We went to the Ballston food court and had an average dinner but faster service.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great time yesterday! Service could be a little better, but overall would come back again.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 7, 2024
    Thank you for your feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and will work on improving our service for an even better experience next time.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was very good! Had extensive gluten free options on their menu.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 4, 2024
    Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our food and gluten-free options!

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  8. MerryK

    Baltimore

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    I really liked the atmosphere, food was so tasty. When we check in our reservation, they confirmed our name and we sat at the patio. While waiting our server, I got emailed that my reservation was cancelled. My husband went to host desk and asked about this situation, they were not able to explain about it. It’s so sad because I’m also working in this industry. Service was also slow. We will give another chance because the food was excellent.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 4, 2024
    We apologize for the confusion with your reservation and any inconvenience it caused, as well as the slow service you experienced. We're grateful for your willingness to give us another chance and are delighted to hear you enjoyed our food and atmosphere. next time you stop in ask to speak with the Manager on duty, Kevin, Michelle, or Calbert and we would love to ensure you have a stellar next visit!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 28, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was very slow and it took us a very long time to even be acknowledged let alone get water (half an hour). Even after that, it was hit or miss. Food was okay, the size of some of the dishes were quite small for the price and some didn’t taste great.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on May 1, 2024
    We're genuinely sorry to hear that your experience was not up to our usual standards, especially with slow service and the food portions. Thank you for sharing your feedback so we can make improvements. We would love to continue the conversation in hopes of winning you back as a guest, please give us a call at 703.527.0930 and ask for Kevin or Michelle.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The salad was soggy - too much dressing- and the wait staff were not attentive with water refills.
    True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston QuarterResponded on April 26, 2024
    We apologize for the soggy salad and the lack of attentiveness from our staff. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, and we hope to offer you a better experience next time. Please give us a call at 703.527.0930 and ask for Kevin or Michelle

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston Quarter using the Order Online button. True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston Quarter also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 527-0930.

True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston Quarter is rated 4.4 stars by 775 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 24 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for True Food Kitchen - Arlington, Ballston Quarter

4238 Wilson Blvd, Suite 1110, Arlington, VA 22203

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Wilson and Stuart
  • Neighborhood
    Arlington
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–9:30 pm Sat 10:30 am–9:30 pm Sun 10:30 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Farm-to-table, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Ballston Public Parking Garage: 627 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203 - $1 for every 3 hours. Street meter parking is also available.
  • Public transit
    Ballston Metro
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Jason Routzahn
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (703) 527-0930
  • Private party facilities
    Whether you're hosting a celebration or corporate event, we welcome you to explore True Food Kitchen’s private dining and catering options, perfect for any occasion.
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