True Food Kitchen - Hackensack
True Food Kitchen is a restaurant and lifestyle brand inspired by the philosophy that food should make you feel better, and that great tasting food and thoughtfully crafted beverages can serve as the foundation for a life well lived. From nutrient-dense staples and carefully sourced proteins to little-known superfoods, True Food Kitchen is committed to sourcing the most responsible, creative, in-season ingredients.
- 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
Fresh, delicious food, nice ambience, and great service. Will definitely go back. Also the squash pie for dessert was stellar!
Met my granddaughter at her request and was pleasantly surprised. The food was very delicious and service was good…. I will go back!
Ok food which came quickly. Without plates, napkins or utensils! Service poor! Plenty of servers who had to be asked several times for place settings and ordered drinks. Some servers were not wearing masks over noses. Disgusting!
Hello, I am truly apologize about your dining experience with us. Could you please call and speak to manager to further discuss where we had a miss. I would love to make it right and give you a 5 star experience. Thank you, Mitch
We were a bit disappointed because my husband and I were there before and the food was excellent. This time I ordered the sea bass and it was so overcooked that you
could not tell what type of fish it was. For a $30 entree
it should have been cooked perfectly
Will go back but maybe just for lunch. The restaurant is
nice and roomy and the drinks are delicious
I was wondering why the place was so empty on a Saturday night maybe because the food is not what it was
Hello Maria, I am so sorry to hear about your experience with us. Could you please call and speak to manager to further discuss where we had a miss. I would love to make it right and give you a 5 star experience. Thank you, Mitch
Food is amazing. They are very accommodating and customer friendly. However, app is very frustrating and technology does not work at the tables. When reaching out to company to try for help. Not responsive. Disappointing, as the food is amazing.
Not sure I will go back now
Hello, I am so sorry to hear about your experience with the app. If you contact our location or the even next time you dine in, we would be happy to assist you. Thank you and we look forward to serving you again soon! Mitch
Our server was not attentive when we needed him - to pay the bill, to bring drinks. The food was under-seasoned and meats were overcooked. We love the TFK brand and have visited several locations, but we’ve had a lackluster experience at this location 2x.
Hello, I am so sorry to hear about your take out experience with us. Could you please call and speak to manager to further discuss where we had a miss. I would love to make it right and give you a 5 star experience. Thank you, Mitch
Drinks were great. Food was tasty and cooked well. The seasonal menu for the Fall was a welcome change and the kitchen did a good job of getting food out quick and with quality.
Thank you for your review Tony! I am so happy to hear that you a great experience with us. We look forward to serving you again soon. Mitch
The food is healthy and delicious. The staff is very friendly. Service is awesome. I will go back highly recommended
Thank you for the 5 STARS Annie! We look forward to serving you soon!
Lunch with friends. Great service, clean, spacious and overall a very good experience.
Thank you for the 5 STARS Ebbie!
So good! Great service & food! Free bday dessert during bday month too!!
Thank you for the 5 STARS Jacqueline! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. I hope to see you back soon, Alyssa Amberlea Sierra
Food was excellent. Service was basically non-existent. Literally took 30 min to get four glasses of club soda and that set the stage for the whole meal’s service. We were sitting outside on the patio, a few other tables were seated as well and it wasn’t that crowded inside either. Need to step up their service game!
Felt a bit rushed as we were seated after 9.
There were issues with the app so I couldn’t pay on the app. The 10 dollar coupon was not loaded in my account.
I am so sorry to hear about you experience and would love to make it right. Please contact me at the restaurant directly to speak about your experience. Thank you, Alyssa Amberlea Sierra
Amazing healthy food options and friendly knowledgeable staff! It’s become our “home” kitchen away from home 💫
Excellent food. Love the Turkey burgers, also enjoyed the Strawberry cocktail.
Sandra, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the turkey burger and strawberry smash! We look forward to serving you again soon! Many thanks, Alyssa Amberlea Sierra
Server was nice. Food was either so spicy that I needed to drink water with every bite or so bland and no taste at all. Love the edamame dumplings but had 2 orders of it, one for my husband and one for me, one order had 5 dumplings and the other had 4.
Janet, I thank you for sharing your feedback but i also am truly very sorry for you experience with us. I would love to make this right and give you the 5 Star experience that you deserve. Please call me at restaurant. I hope to hear from you soon. Thank you, Alyssa Amberlea Sierra
Delicious bowls and salads, all healthy and organic. Scene is casual, outside seating is nice. very California vibe
Thank you so much for the review Karen! We hope to see you back soon! Many thanks, Alyssa Amberlea Sierra
Consistently good food , great to sit outside and did not feel rushed.
Thank you so much for your feedback! I am very happy to hear that our food has been consistent during your visits.We hope to see you back soon! Thank you, Alyssa Amberlea Sierra
Disappointed with salad. Actually salad was good. Added grilled chicken to it. Chicken was dry and no flavor. Had hummus appetizer it was good. With 3 other people they liked their meals.
Shari, I am so sorry to hear that we missed the mark with the chicken in your salad. I would love to personally invite you back into the restaurant and give you a great culinary experience from start to finish. I genuinely appreciate your feedback and will use this as a coaching moment to my team. Thank you so much, Christina Ampudia
Service was great. Very accommodating and customer service was outstanding
Thank you for the 5 STARS! Christina Ampudia
Very good, very unique. Good quality food, great cocktails
Thank you for the 5 STARS! Christina Ampudia
Yesterday was my first time dining with a friend in this restaurant. The service and food were exceptional, delicious and healthier fair. Our server Inja was knowledgeable, attentive , professional and superior in every way.
A wonderful dining experience was had by all. I will definitely be returning often to this gem of a restaurant.
I highly recommend this restaurant.. Don’t miss out!
Karen, I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience in our location and that Inja gave you 5 STAR service. Thank you so much for your feedback. We look forward to having you back soon. Christina Ampudia
So many tasty, healthy food options that we dine 3-4x per week! The staff is lovely and super knowledgeable about their food offerings. It's a must try! Enjoy 💫
We truly appreciate you as a loyal guest here in Hackensack. Thank you for the 5 STARS! Christina Ampudia
Love this place! My new go-to and only 3 minutes from my office!
Good, healthy foot. Good service. Pleasant casual atmosphere
Wonderful experience! Good decor, very clean, high quality food!
Thank you Yvette for the 5 STARS!! So happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. Looking forward to serving you again soon! Christina
Refreshing drinks. Great, flavorful food. Attentive enough server except no water was ever served in our table. We had to ask for one glass of water after we paid. Otherwise, would come back!
Thank you for the review. Happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. I am sorry abut the water. We serve it upon request. Please let me know the next time you are in as I would love to ensure you have a 5 STAR experience. Looking forward to serving you again soon! Thank you again, Christina
This was the first time we are at True Food. The food and service was very good. The tables were well spaced apart. We definitely will return to eat here again.
Thank you Evalee for the kind words and the 5 STARS! So happy to hear you will be returning. Looking forward to serving you again soon! Christina
Loved the spacious setting. Food was delicious and we loved the healthy preparation and use of different spices; presentation made our mouths water. You can make a meal of just starters (the hummus and lettuce cups were outstanding) or mix things up. We shared 2 appetizers, a salad and a main course and it was perfect. Unfortunately, there are only a few dessert choices and they are nothing to get excited about. The summer drink options, with and without alcohol, were refreshing. Marcelo our waiter was very attentive and helped us to navigate the menu. He even told us if something was particularly spicy and he brought an assortment of raw vegetables ( not on the menu) upon request. And he brought iced tea refills without us having to ask. Christina the GM, is very personable and stopped at each table, making sure that expectations were being met. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for the food and it's preparation made us excited to try just about anything on the menu. Overall a perfect dining experience and definitely worth a return visit. And they do takeout.
I am so pleased to hear that you had a 5 STAR experience with us. I appreciate you taking the time to leave such a detailed review and will ensure Marcelo gets the praise for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Christina Ampudia
Great menu for every food preference. Not a bad item on the menu. Awesome wine list also.
Thank you so much for your feedback Joe. We hope to see you again soon! Christina Ampudia
The food was healthy but extremely tasty. The service was fantastic and the entire staff was friendly and helpful. It was a terrific experience.
Thank you Lee for the 5 STARS! So happy to hear you loved everything, Looking forward to serving you again soon! Christina
The umbrellas r sitting there unopened. My dining guest and I got scorched and were unable to get to dessert because we were both so uncomfortable. LT's next door had their's open. I am sure they have the same regulations as you. Come on guys/gals... If the umbrellas are an issue get a TENT. Bergen County ... I am sure u can swing the cost.
The food was nothing to run back to but fine for lunch. We both expected way more options.
The decor inside is very pretty. Should have brought some of the florals outside and jazzed up the patio instead of having to look at parking lot and the cars driving by.
I truly apologize for your patio experience with us. We had a strong wind storm that unfortunately dismantled the the umbrellas and due to safety concern, until they're repaired, we had to keep them closed. I do appreciate you taking the time to write this review. I would like to personally invite you back into our location in hope that you would give us another chance to WOW you. Thank you, Christina Ampudia
Really good tasting clean, healthy food. I love this place
Thank you Husam for the 5 STARS! So happy to hear you had a wonderful experience and you love this place. Looking forward to serving you again soon! Christina
Very good food, great if you are vegan but something for everyone. Cocktails very fresh and delicious.
Thank you for the review! So happy to hear you loved the cocktails and the food. Please let me know when you are in next. Would love to ensure you have a 5 Star experience. Christina
Edamame dumplings are a must! Have tried pizzas, sandwiches, and one of the noodle bowls in the times I have been there - have yet to be disappointed. Dragonfruit Margarita is yummy. Service has always been great - enthusiastic and attentive but not intrusive. True Food Kitchen is becoming one of my favorite places.
Thank you Judy for the 5 STARS! Looking forward to serving you again soon!
Food was adequate but not as good as normally. The service was unbearably slow- the server really struggled to greet us within reason, or handle the table in a way that wasn't painful. The food was fine but very disappointing from a place my wife and I had grown to love.
Hello David, Thank you for the review. First off, I want to apologize about your experience. I am so sorry the food was not up to par and the service was slow. I would love to speak with you further and invite you back. Please call the restaurant at 551-295-7401 and ask for me, Christina. Thank you again and I am looking forward to hearing from you. Christina
Such an awesome place to dine & have healthy food.
Thank you Sunshine for the 5 STARS! Looking forward to serving you again soon!
The service was terrible - the waitstaff couldn’t remember orders and kept bringing wrong orders to wrong tables. In the process, the wait for food was too long and the food too cold.
The food also didn’t taste as good. Except the Edamame dumplings, everything else was below average.
But it was really the inefficiency of the waitstaff that put me off this restaurant and I will not be a repeat customer here.
Hello Nandini, First off, I want to apologize about your experience. Service should not be slow and especially on a Saturday night. We pride ourselves on being perfect and I am so sorry we missed the mark. I know you mentioned you will not be returning, but I would love to speak with you and invite you back. Please call the restaurant at 551-295-7401 and ask for me, Christina. Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you. Christina
Overall great place to have lunch. But a little cafeteria look to have a special occasion.
Thank you Nick for the 5 STARS! Looking forward to serving you again soon! Christina
This was my first time coming to TFK. It took forever to get a drink at the bar while I was waiting for my friends to join me for dinner. The table service was extremely slow, again it took forever to get drinks, refills and my chicken parm was chewy and tough. The plate was extremely but not my food. On a good note, we enjoyed the cauliflower and edamame appetizers and my friend said her turkey burger was excellent.
Hello Karen, Thank you for the review and I want to start by apologizing about your experience. I am happy to hear you enjoyed some of your food, but you should always enjoy all of your food. I also want to apologize about missing the mark on service. I really hope you try us again and if you do, please ask for me, Christina. Would love to make it right. Thank you again, Christina
Bar service was extremely slow. They probably need additional bar help on busy nights
You can order delivery directly from True Food Kitchen - Hackensack using the Order Online button. True Food Kitchen - Hackensack also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (551) 295-7401.
True Food Kitchen - Hackensack is rated 4.5 stars by 193 OpenTable diners.
True Food Kitchen - Hackensack does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://truefoodkitchen.cashstar.com/store/recipient?locale=en-us.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.