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True Food Kitchen

168 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1925
+1 626-639-6818
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“quinoa burger” (5 reviews)
“poke bowl” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
168 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1925
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

TFK is perfect for healthy eats when going out with friends who'd want different cuisine. The menu here offers Vegan and Vegetarian as well as meat and fish. I personally love the inside out Quinoa burger (with sweet potatoes). My only objection would be that...More

Thank Per N
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Creative fresh food in a beautiful courtyard setting with indoor or outdoor seating. Staff is friendly, but very professional and knowledgeable about the menu. We will be back for this treat!

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My wife and I had only three days in Pasadena and after discovering True Food Kitchen on our second day, we ate there twice! It is located in Old Town Pasadena and is very popular. However, we were seated quickly - without reservations - as...More

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Just because it's healthy doesn't mean it doesn't taste good...because it does! I ordered the teriyaki quinoa bowl which consisted of broccoli, heirloom carrot, bok choy, mushroom, brown rice, avocado, toasted sesame was delicious and filling. The Fennel Chicken Sausage pizza was also to die...More

Thank Jeane141
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Right from the start, the service was amazing. Hoping his name was Alex was our main server. Started with the delious califlower app, kale salad and tatake (tuna) app. They let us get 2 halves of pizza and both were wonderful flavours. We had the...More

Thank wayne dewho
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

True Food is very comforting / natural food you know what food you're eating. I tried the chicken dumpling soup / poke Bowl I could taste the quinoa in the Pokeball along with the fish and the lettuce was very delicious

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Three of us ate here for lunch - very good food and service. Restaurant is clean and the food, as most have mentioned, is healthy and fresh. We had an ancient grain bowl, a teriyaki quinoa bowl and Poke bowl. Simple but very tasty ingredients...More

Thank InTheBunk
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had lunch there at 1pm on a Sunday and the wait was just 10 minutes for two people. I had their Spaghetti Squash Casserole with organic tomato, caramelized onion, zucchini, fresh mozzarella and my hija got the Grass-fed burger with yams and onions. Both...More

Thank willtravelmor
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I was looking for a healthy meal option and decided to try True Food Kitchen. I was very happy with my choice. The inside out quinoa burger was outstanding. One of the best veggie burgers I've ever had. Service was friendly and waited no time...More

Thank saint974
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Service started very well, but dropped off during the meal. The food was very good - especially to be 'healthy'. Perfect for a holiday stop, but not someplace I'd go often if I lived there...

Thank huggio
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1925
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-639-6818
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