True Food Kitchen - Columbus
True Food’s seasonal menu emphasizes wholesome, seasonal ingredients with thoughtful preparations to highlight the natural health benefits and flavors of each ingredient.
From thoughtfully crafted cocktails, such as the Citrus Skinny Margarita, made with fresh-pressed citrus and organic tequila, to nutrient-dense dishes like the Edamame Dumplings, Ancient Grains with miso-glazed sweet potatoes and an antioxidant rich Flourless Chocolate Cake, True Food Kitchen’s menu celebrates variety and caters to every food preference with an assortment of delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Avocado, cilantro pesto, pumpkin seed, aleppo chili & house-made pita chips. Vegan.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Mushroom, miso sesame vinaigrette and chili thread. Vegan. Gluten friendly.
Organic Tuscan Kale Salad
Lemon, garlic, parmesan, and breadcrumb. Vegetarian.
Service was great and ambiance of outdoor patio was relaxing. Value for quality and quantity of food good. Will go again.
Always love time spent at True Food
Great food. Went there for a business lunch and we were able to carry out our discussions with privacy. Looking forward to eating here again.
So happy we were able to accommodate your business lunch! We look forward to having you back in!
Great tasting, healthy food! Would definitely go back.
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review!
Great lunch, Unique offerings & great vibe
Thank you for this review! We appreciate you!
Always enjoy whatever I get. Among the best food I've had.
Thank you for this amazing review Gregory!!
We had a lovely breakfast on the patio. The butternut soup was perfection. My sunrise bowl a feast fir the eyes and stomach and kept me satisfied til early evening. Very hearty! My only complaint is the the coffee cups drip after every sip.
Thank you so much for this review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed brunch on our beautiful patio! Come back soon!
Service was a little slow
Thank you for the five stars! We are sorry to hear that service was slow and will use this to better our serving staff everyday.
I think kitchen mistimed put food Bc one plate was hot and one was cold. They were super quick to fix it but didn’t offer anything (discount the plate at least) for the 30 minute wait, then an additional 10-15 minute wait to get it fixed.
Overall, it was good. Just wish it would’ve been compensated :)
We are so sorry to hear this! We will use this as a coaching tool with our team!
The only difficulty was checking out with their online system. The food and service was fantastic.
Any of the staff will be able to help walk you through the online system next time you are in! Thank you for the review!
Choose this place to meet up with a vegetarian friend. I was skeptical but the food was delicious! I had the chicken panini with a kale side salad and would eat it again. My friend had the butternut squash pizza and loved it. Portions were perfectly sized, not too much or too little.
Ambience was good, noise level was low enough to have conversation without straining to hear each other.
Prices were reasonable. Passion fruit margarita was 🔥
Thank you so much Tiffany! We really appreciate this review! Bring all your friends in and try more delicious fall items !
I had a great curry lunch there a week ago, But dinner was problematic on Monday night - they didn't get their seafood/fish shipment, and they didn't tell the waitperson that until after she took our order. Not their fault that their shipment didn't arrive, but why didn't they tell the waitperson earlier?
Thank you so much for your feedback. We will for sure use this as a coaching tool and make sure that our Staff has the knowledge and tools to do there jobs at all times.
We sat in the patio and were inundated with gnats and a persistent fly. It was my wife's 50th birthday. The food was overpriced. Our server, despite trying his best (and I can tell he is trying) messed up. By the time the latte came, 1/5 of the latte for my brother and wife were on the serving plate.
I was not impressed. Food quality and service was a lot better when we were here a year or so ago.
Jason, we are so sorry to hear that your experience fell short of our standards. We would love to talk to you personally so we can invite you back in and make sure you get the dining experience you deserve. We look forward to hearing from you.
Our food was cold after a long wait on the entrees.
Laura I am so sorry to hear this! Please reach out to our management team so we can collect a few more details and make this right!
This is a fabulous restaurant in every way. There’s ample outside seating, a big inside area what good social distancing, wonderful healthful food, and terrific service. I’m so glad to have True Food Kitchen in Columbus!
Beverley, thank you so so much!! Please come back soon!
One hour wait for food to be delivered, then it was overcooked and dry. If staffing issues are a problem, limit the number of guests who are allowed into the restaurant.
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are working hard to create solutions in these unprecedented times.
Very nice place, great decoration and view. Very good & healthy food
:D wow thank you so much!!! We are so proud to serve delicious healthy food to you everyday!
Terrible. Food was cold. That means cold eggs and cold broccolini and cold sweet potatoes. Yuck. One person received a bowl of romaine with very little toppings as described in the menu. Had to ask them to bring small cups of toppings to her. Another one ordered shrimp on salad that was boiled but not grilled. Cauliflower wasn’t roasted enough. And we were charged for a birthday dessert - which no restaurant ever does. I really wish they could get themselves together. I’ve gone to other TFK locations and it’s fabulous. Why not Columbus?
Extremely sorry to hear about your experience yesterday as it is in no way up to our standards and values. I would love to talk to you over the phone to personally apologize and invite you back in to give you the experience you deserve.
Ordered the avocado chicken wrap and it didn’t have any avocado. Chicken parm was just a grilled chicken breast with melted cheese.
So sorry about your experience with the two food items this is not up to our standards. We will be using this as a coaching tool with our kitchen staff and thank you for this feedback!
Great service, responsive and kind staff, delicious meal! Thank you!
No thank you Allison for coming in and for this awesome review!
Will return soon…fabulous. There were six of us, drinks, food, outside seating, staff was superb.
This means the world to us! Thank you for the kind words!!
We lunched at True Food Kitchen midweek on a rainy, chilly day, but sat outside and enjoyed a wonderful meal. The food is unique and healthful, and the service outstanding as our server displayed good cheer, command of the menu, and general professionalism. The restaurant makes a good effort to follow best practices in providing a safe environment, too.
Matt, this is the kind of review that we strive to earn everyday. We are thrilled to hear you had a great lunch and cannot wait to serve you again soon!
The patio was a great location, covered and dry on a rainy evening. The drinks were delicious, as was the food. The small plates were very eclectic and I he entrees all prepared well, down to the vegetables and grains! Even the desserts we tried were yummy! We’ve been very happy with Trie Food the past couple of visits, and the vegetarian options (some vegan!) are an added plus for our friends and family!
We are so glad you came out and enjoyed an evening on the patio! We look forward to serving you plus your family and friends in the near future!
Our first time there- we were very impressed!
Thank you Kate! Please come back soon!
The food was very mediocre. Overly seasoned, small portion entree
Thank you for the feed back we will share this with our chef team.
We initially had a reservation for The Ocean Club, but since we have been there before and we are primarily vegetarian, we decided to give True Food Kitchen a try. Your restaurant has more variety for vegetarians. The cauliflower was amazing and the sea bass was delicious. We will be coming here again.
Thank you so much for your review! We cannot wait to have you back!
Love this restaurant-open fresh clean! Menu is great the seasonal salad is so good
We to love the seasonal salad! Thanks for coming in!
Excellent menu for vegetarians. Fresh food, creative combinations, relaxed atmosphere.
Thank you so much for this review! We could not agree more!
Food and service were incredible! We dined with another couple who are newly vegan and everyone was excited to see so many choices for their taste. We will be back!
They were out of Brussels sprouts and steak. Very disappointed.
Donna, we are sorry to hear that we were out of a few items you wanted to enjoy. We are working with our resources to provide the best quality food that aligns with our standards. Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate it!
We have been to True Food a few times before and it is always great! The food is amazing, atmosphere is great and service is wonderful!
We love receiving reviews like this!! Thank you so so much!
The food was nothing to write home about. It wasn't worthy of the price. However, the server was very knowledgable and the menu was very allergy friendly. The drink options were fantastic, I just wish the food lived up to the same quality.
Rich, our new fall menu is out TODAY, and we would love to invite you back in to try it!
Everything was great, except undercooked sweet potato hash. Will try again!
Thank you Tess for the five stars!
Fantastic service! The mgr and server were so great with me being a vegan. All three dinners were great and all of us (2non-vegans) got the vegan key lime pie and loved it.
Thank you so much for leaving this review! We love that everyone can find something to love!
Fabulous, fresh, creative food. Loved the seasonal menu. Staff very knowledgeable and enjoyed her recommendations. We started with edamame dumplings, which were delicious although portion seemed small. Husband had sea bass and enjoyed. Patio overlooks park like courtyard with porch swings, however indoor decor less inviting. We will definitely be back and have already forwarded menu and endorsement to vegan/vegetarian friends.
Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so thrilled to read about your experience and thank you so much for sharing it with your friends. We look forward to serving you again soon. :D
The gluten free crust was awful. Definitely one of the worst I’ve had. I’d consider dropping from menu kind of bad. Service and ambience were good.
Thank you for the feedback and the review of our service!
I have a garlic allergy and they were super good about knowing which menu items had garlic. This is great as most restaurants don’t track garlic as an allergen. Unfortunately though, every single menu item had garlic except for three salads. Not many options at all and nothing made fresh/to order.
Thank you so much for the awesome review, we're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to TFK and look forward to having you join us again soon!
Menu looks outstanding and we were very excited to try several items. The tuna lettuce appetizer had great texture but the fish tasted too fishy as in “not so fresh” Sweet potatoe hash also looked and tasted as if prepared the day ahead. May visit again and try different items, may just be the lack of proper help or training issues.
Mandy, we are so sorry to hear that we did not deliver on our standards during your visit. Please let a manager know the next time you are coming in, so we can ensure that you get the experience you deserve!
The food was over cooked and the taste was poor, very disappointing! The pizza flat bread appetizer has so much garlic you couldn’t taste anything else. The manager told me all their dishes have garlic. Garlic is used in frozen foods to enhance the bland taste of frozen food. Apparently this place is trying to disguise the poor taste of their food.
Tracy, We are so sorry to hear this. I would love to personally apologize for dropping the ball on your visit. If you could please reach out to our management team we we love to make this right and invite you back in for the experience you deserve. Thank you so much for this feedback
Our steak chopped salads were delish and the birthday guy’s margarita pizza was scrumptious! Plus, a dessert on the house! Perfect meal!
Yay! Thank you so much for choosing us to help celebrate a birthday! We are so happy to hear you all had a good time!
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True Food Kitchen - Columbus is rated 4.5 stars by 395 OpenTable diners.
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