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True Food Kitchen - Newport, Newport Beach, CA

True Food Kitchen - Newport

4.6
4.6
2539 Reviews
$30 and under
American

True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach is currently open with dine-in and carry-out service. As always, we will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our guests by following the guidance of the CDC and local health officials. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate this new normal together.

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Booked 98 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Farm-to-table, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 11:00 am–9:00 pm Sat 10:00 am–10:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (949) 644-2400

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Tony Vera

  • Catering

    Catering packages available!

  • 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.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator : (949) 415-6440

  • Neighborhood

    Newport Beach

  • Parking details

    Valet and self parking available.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

View menu on restaurant's website

What 2,539 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Orange County

    Healthy

  • Orange County

    Most Booked

  • South Orange County

    Healthy

  • South Orange County

    Most Booked

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  1. DL

    DenaL

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    We made a reservation earlier in the week for a table for 4 on the patio. We were seated outside in front of the curtained patio in the hot sun and told the rest of the patio was reserved for larger parties. We were able to get moved into the shaded patio area. One of the reasons I have loved True Food is the variety of menu items and the allergy friendly selections. However, I wasn't impressed the the menu variety, and some of the items I've always looked forward to now have added dairy ingredients. The service was ok, but the food came out at different times, always awkward when you're in a group and one person has to wait much longer for their food. Also the food was just ok. Not bad, but not great. I doubt we'll be back anytime soon.

  2. LT

    LindaT

    Fayetteville

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a great waitress. I cannot remember her name, but she was great! Our whole experience was great! Everyone at this restaurant is very friendly. It was such a breath if fresh air. We sat outside. It was a bit cold and windy but the put windbreakers down and had many outdoor heaters to make if very comfortable. We will be back to enjoy this exceptional dining experience we received.

  3. V

    Veritas1134

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food4service5ambience5

    Great restaurant -especially for healthy eating-bathroom needed attention and could not get who I found out was the manager to get supplies and clean up-remind waiter if your in rewards as they do not ask and I end up missing out in points-great outdoor area-stay on top of them for reservations as had one and they kept letting others be seated -really great place to eat and would recommend

  4. MP

    MarkP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always enjoy the dining experience here. Food is great and the service is outstanding

  5. SB

    SusanB

    Orange County

    63 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    63 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always plenty of delicious and healthy selections. The mushroom pizza was particularly yummy!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We’re always happy to hear that our food could help put a smile on everyone’s faces. We hope to see you again soon

  6. P

    Pippao

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall2food2service1ambience4

    They have changed their menu and I’m not crazy about it. The service wasn’t very good at all and neither was the food. I won’t be returning. It’s a shame because it is a great space with a nice patio.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 2 days ago

    We’re sorry to hear that the new menu rollout wasn’t up to your liking. We’d love to hear back from you to get a little more information to try to better ourselves for future visits.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food3service3ambience3

    Eaten at Trie Foods several times. We were seated next to the kitchen and it was obnoxiously loud. Would have requested ti be moved but it was a quick lunch between appointments. Our server was pleasant but not attentive. Ordered the Lemon, Ricotta Flatbread. Didn’t realize it was a COLD salad with red onions, baby tomatoes and spring mix thrown on top. I would have preferred the salad to be lightly wilted. Wont order that again and

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the feedback as we're always looking to better ourselves. If there's anything else we could help with, please let us know

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Waitress - Ariana best yet and we have been there 20-30 times. Food was good, great day to eat outside.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star rating and the support of True Food Kitchen. We're happy to hear that Ariana was able to create such an amazing experience for you

  9. g

    gailo

    Los Angeles

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    There were 5 of us dining at the last moment Sunday at 12:30. We had a lovely table on the patio with Frank our server taking care of us. He was an absolute delight. He made several recommendations to our group and he was spot on. Food, ambiance and service were outstanding.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star rating and the support of True Food Kitchen. We're touched to hear that Frank was able to tour guide you so well through the menu. We cannot wait to have you back again

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great server!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star rating and the support of True Food Kitchen.

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    True Foods is one of my Favorites, food is so healthy & Flavorful! This was a belated Mother’s Day Outing since I was traveling on Mother’s Day. Ancient Grains bowl & Chicken Wrap with half Kale Salad & half Sweet potatoes are my families favorites.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star rating and the support of True Food Kitchen. We're always thrilled to hear our chef driven cuisine was well received.

  12. J

    Jalynnjo

    Los Angeles

    46 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Thank you Brian! We will sit in your section again next time, you do a great job!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star rating and the support of True Food Kitchen. It's nice to her that Bryan was able to create an amazing experience for you

  13. MH

    MaryH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent meal, a bit noisy, but a very pleasant dining experience overall! I didn’t expect a grass fed burger at a vegetarian restaurant, but it was juicy and very tasty. My mother loved the spaghetti squash casserole!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for the 5 star rating and the support of True Food Kitchen. We're always thrilled to hear our chef driven cuisine was well received.

  14. CH

    ChristyH

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Good was so good. So fresh. We sat on the patio with our puppy.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen.

  15. j

    jessep

    Los Angeles

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Super great experience! We had Jenny last night as a server. She was fantastic. Night before we had Cameron. He was great as well.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We love the back to back days with us and the team taking care of you on both occasions.

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    True Food is my and my family's favorite restaurant. The food is healthy and delicious and is always presented beautifully. We have been eating at True Food for about 13 years... We have eaten at True Food in Scottsdale Arizona, Newport Beach, San Diego, and Chicago. We are never disappointed I also own their Cookbook and make meals out of it regularly.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We love that you’ve toured the land and visited all of the different locations. We hope to see you here again soon

  17. LM

    LynnM

    Central Coast

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Love this restaurant, great selection, delicious blends of flavors & ingredients. Reasonable prices, great cocktails & you can usually get a reservation since it’s a large restaurant. Service is always great!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen.

  18. KP

    KarenP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    We went here on Mother's Day for a early evening dinner just two of us. The wine and food were excellent. The server seemed to be rushing us just a bit. We do understand that special days can be difficult to manage. We will most certainly eat here again and the servers slight pushing is forgivable considering the day. There lasagna is delicious and we highly recommend it!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    It saddens us to hear that we couldn’t create the best experience for you as we never want anyone to feel rushed when visiting us. If there’s anything else we could help with please let us know.

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Mother’s Day

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen.

  20. P

    Pamela

    Palm Springs

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was excellent as always. Service is the best in OC. Great Mother's Day meal.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We’re happy we could make the holiday special for you

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    All great except por chopped salad (that I order every time) was missing the dates and the manchego cheese so it tasted weird and the chicken on the side was very dry.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the feedback. We’re always looking for ways to better ourselves and we’ll do our best to remedy the chop salad for your next visit

  22. GF

    GregF

    Orange County

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My wife and I celebrated the memories of both of our mothers on Mother’s Day this past Sunday at True Food Kitchen. It was the perfect setting to reminisce. Atmosphere was perfect. Food, delicious, fresh and inventive. Strawberry Mimosas, outstanding. Our server, Claire, perfection.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. And thank you for choosing us to help make the day special

  23. KM

    KenM

    Orange County

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We are repeat customers but had "brunch" for the first time at 10:30 am on Sunday, Mothers Day. Our reservation was on line and we were accommodated with a choice of tables. The server was knowledgeable, efficient, and friendly. The food was creative and tasty. We will now add brunch as a possibility in addition to the creative lunch and dinner options. Keep up the good work.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We glad we’re able to continually take care of you on your visits.

  24. S

    Silvie

    Orange County

    75 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My hubby took me to brunch here for Mother’s Day. It was great, I love the ambiance on the porch. Our waiter Frank was fantastic, he was very personable and attentive! My husband and I had the two egg special and split an order of lemon strawberry pancakes. Everything was delicious and we’ll definitely be returning. Love this place.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. It’s always a pleasure to hear our team is making a memorable experience.

  25. LW

    LynnW

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5

    Excellent food, service was OK but not outstanding. Ambience was great.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    It’s unfortunate that we couldn’t be outstanding for your visit. If there’s anything else we could help with please let us know

  26. NN

    NN27

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience3

    There was a hair in the grass fed burger I ordered. Definitely wasn’t mine. And it was deep inside the patty. Very unsettling and made me lose my appetite.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 13, 2022

    We’re so sorry to hear about your experience. Hopefully one of the management team was able to talk to you, however we’d love to chat if you have time.

  27. BR

    BRIANC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was excellent food with atmosphere that is top notch

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 9, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. See you again soon

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall1food1service5ambience1

    horrible food

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded 4 days ago

    We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your meal with us. We'd love to hear more about your experience to try to better ourselves for the future

  29. GF

    GraemeF

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3

    Food was not very good at all, very blah. I could have cooked this at home.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 9, 2022

    Thank you for the feedback. We’re sorry we were not able to meet your expectation of our cuisine. We do appreciate the feedback and we’ll do our best to make your next experience better.

  30. ST

    STagg

    Orange County

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a wonderful dinner here recently. The chicken panini was delicious, and the service was excellent from the moment we walked in the restaurant. The hostesses are always so friendly and accommodating and our server greeted us in a timely manner and had great energy. We always love coming here and will definitely be back.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 9, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We’re glad that not only is our team wonderful, but that you enjoyed the chef driven cuisine as well.

  31. ES

    ElieS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best place to have a clean and healthy meal and yet very tasty. My favorite Restaurant! Frequent customer, E. S.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 10, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen.

  32. RF

    RockvilleFoodie

    Washington DC

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The sea bass with vegetables was delicious and the service was speedy!

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 6, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 Star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We cannot wait to have you back

  33. KS

    KatS

    Orange County

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Cameron, our server, was spectacular - fun, kind, knowledgeable about the menu. The food was phenomenal, as always. A wonderful dining experience. Always highly recommend.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 6, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 Star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We're happy to hear that we were about to create such a great memory and experience. We'll see you again soon

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great lunch fir our birthday celebration.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 5, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We’re happy to hear we were able to make the celebration wonderful.

  35. MD

    MichaelD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Food/cost trade off is fine. Waiters/waitresses are always pleasent. Unfortunately, hosts are typically on the rude side.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 5, 2022

    Thank you for the feedback and we’re sorry to hear that our host team isn’t taking care of you better.

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    12 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3

    Our food came our very late. They were cold. We ordered sweet potato hash and they were all undercooked. We were not pleased with our meals

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 5, 2022

    Thank you for the feedback. We wish we were able to take better care of you while you were in the location. We’d love to have more feedback and talk about your experience if you’d like to reach out to us.

  37. B

    Brounie14

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everyone in my group loves spinach and mushroom pizza the best. Kale salad’s chicken pea was very unique flavor. But Korean bbq meat was too chewy to cut. Not quite enjoyed.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 2, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We're happy that we getting most of our chef driven cuisine done right and also appreciate the feedback about the steak. We'll look into correcting the opportunity

  38. l

    luv2bagma

    Orange County

    20 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    The food is unusual, so be prepared for a dining adventure! Unfortunately, they allow patrons to bring their dogs and sometimes that can be annoying if you are sitting too close.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 2, 2022

    Thank you for the support of True food kitchen and the feedback as well. It saddens us that we were not able to reach the 5 star mark, but we’ll do our best in the future.

  39. T

    Tinka

    Orange County

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a great time. Food and service was terrific.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on May 2, 2022

    Thank you for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen.

  40. D

    Debbie

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As always food was delicious, service was superb, drinks were yummy. Sat outside which I live as an option.

    True Food Kitchen - NewportResponded on April 27, 2022

    Thank you Debbie for the 5 star review and the support of True Food Kitchen. We’re happy to have the wonderful patio to use a backdrop to your experience.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

True Food Kitchen - Newport offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 644-2400.

True Food Kitchen - Newport is rated 4.6 stars by 2539 OpenTable diners.

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

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Booked 98 times today
Google Map for True Food Kitchen - Newport

451 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Newport Beach

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 11:00 am–9:00 pm Sat 10:00 am–10:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Farm-to-table, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Valet and self parking available.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Tony Vera

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (949) 644-2400

  • Catering

    Catering packages available!

  • 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.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator : (949) 415-6440

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