True Food Kitchen - Bethesda

4.6
1826 reviews
$30 and under
American
True Food Kitchen in Bethesda is open for indoor dining, patio dining, no-contact pickup & delivery. All reservations will be seated at indoor tables. Patio tables will be available only on a first come first serve basis. 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.

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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser 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
  • Staff temperature check required
What 1826 People Are Saying
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Ambience
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vipstanleyp
Tokyo
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

Always have to return food for some reason - temperature, etc

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Responded a day ago

stanleyp, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're sorry to hear that food has not been up to our standards during all of your visits. Can you please reach out to me at your earliest convenience so we may discuss further. Matt Largent (240)200-1257

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Dafna
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We go to this True Foods for all our special occasions or even just date night. For anyone that has dietary "restrictions", I highly recommend. No gluten, no dairy? No problem. This restaurant cooks food like you would at home, you can taste and see the ingredients and know there is nothing weird added.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded 2 days ago

Dafna, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you choose True Food in Bethesda for all of your occasions and that you love the food and menu options. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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BMoore
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

nice clean decor, service was pretty well, had one slip up but it was quickly corrected. Avo toast bread was less than desirable. but everyone was loved their food , vegan double burger, grains bowl, and 2 egg breakfast

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded 3 days ago

BMoore, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you and your party had a great experience in Bethesda. Anytime you aren't enjoying you selection 100% please let your server know so we may try and fix or offer you something else. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent service; good food; small portions, which makes it overpriced!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food during you visit to Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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SpartacoC
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great place and always good food

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded 3 days ago

SpartacoC, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you had another great experience while visiting in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon and hopefully have the complete 5 star experience we strive to deliver.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service. Our host was and is always amazing. This is a weekend spot I often visit. It is always a pleasure.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you had another great experience here in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon!!

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petprojects
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Interesting menu of healthy dishes. There were a lot of enticing options for lunch.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded 7 days ago

petprojects, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you loved the menu options and enjoyed your meal here in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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Tammy
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Healthy food, friendly yet professional service.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 24, 2021

Tammy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal here in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon and have a 5 star experience that we strive to deliver.

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Brendan
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Food was good. Service satisfactory. Medium value.

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Responded on November 23, 2021

Brendan, Thank you for the review. We look forward to you dining with us again!

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uesperson
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5Food4Service3Ambience4

Yummy. Nice healthy options.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 20, 2021

uesperson, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you loved the food and enjoyed your visit to Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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NadiaP
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

You literally CANNOT go wrong with this restaurant. The food is one of the most scrupulous, mouth-watering, flavorful I've ever eaten. Everything from the menu is a HIT. Even the food you think might not taste good, will most likely exceed your expectations. This is my new favorite restaurant. What makes the experience even better is everything on the menu is healthy and full of great nutrients.

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Responded on November 17, 2021

NadiaP, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and that we're your new favorite restaurant!! We look forward to having you dine with us again soon and try more great choices on the menu.

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YaredT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We decided to go to TrueFood Kitchen two hours before the time of dining. We were a family of eight adults and two toddlers. First of all, I was surprised to find a spot. When we arrived, the service, the food, and the general atmosphere were impeccable. Above all the food was healthy and delicious, as you all know these two usually don't go together. I am sure that most of us will return pretty soon.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

YaredT, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that we were able to accommodate your party and that everybody enjoyed the food and service. We look forward to having you all dine with us again soon.

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ChiragP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

great food, great service. would highly recommend!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

ChiragP, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you had a great experience and enjoyed the food and service. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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Lisa
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience2

From upon entering the establishment there were 3 young people that didn't acknowledge myself and my guest. The place was empty and I had made a reservation, but they could not figure out where to seat us.

The food was ok, nothing spectacular, but all the sides were cold, which should not have been, like the sweet potato hash. It was very over priced for what it was too.

Our server was good and so were the margaritas we got.

I would not recommend this restaurant nor plan on returning.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 3rd review of your visit. We always take feedback as an opportunity to coach our staff and to get better. I'm happy to hear that the service and drinks were good but it sounds like we fell short on the food. Please always let your server or a manager know when the food is not right so we may try and fix it while you're still dining with us. We look forward to having you try dining with us again soon.

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Mala
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Reliable place for organic and deliciously prepared dishes, grass fed meat offerings, refreshing beverages, okay pricing and very nice ambiance and service that also knows how to handle food allergies in nice manner. Can't beat that kind of service anywhere else in the city

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

Mala, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, drinks and service while dining here in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great setting, great food!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere while visiting Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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BetsyB
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We made our reservation after we saw their fall menu with several great vegan offerings. We thoroughly enjoyed our totally vegan dinner and the evening there. Excellent food, so well prepared. At our request the waiter brought us a couple of serving spoons so each of the three of us could try each of the dishes we had selected.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

BetsyB, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our vegan options on our new seasonal menu and that your server was able to make your experience all that much better. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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Zazzy
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This restaurant never ceases to deliver on health, quality and *taste*. Such a fantastic brunch - banana pancakes, garden scramble with chicken sausage, Chai tea and cappuccino. Our server was attentive and friendly, the place clean, bright and inviting, the hostesses welcoming and efficient. It was such a pleasurable experience and culinary treat!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

Zazzy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and drinks from our Brunch menu and that our staff made your visit all that much better. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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Willow
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food and the wait staff was very accommodating to special requests. Also, it was a very comfortable atmosphere to stay and linger after we’d finished eating.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

Willow, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service while visiting Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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ElonaN
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazingly delicious food. Quick friendly service and incredibly accommodating of my dietary needs.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

ElonaN, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and your server was able to make sure that your dietary restrictions were met. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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AinMcLean
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place for reunion of friends

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 7, 2021

AinMclean, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're grateful that you chose True Food Kitchen in Bethesda to meet up with your friends and had a wonderful experience. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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GailL
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Great place to have a healthy meal with friends. The space is light filled and the side terrace provides a good spot for those preferring to dine outdoors. Loved my Penang curry dish with chicken.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 8, 2021

GailL, Thank you for the 4 star review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We agree, the curry dish in one of our staff's favorites

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome as always!!! The butternut squash soup is to die for!!! ❤️

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 17, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you had another great experience here in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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vipKarenK
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wait staff was excellent, Friendly but not intrusive. And the food was outstanding I’d love to seasonal variety

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 4, 2021

KarenK, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and service here in Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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terig
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server Mia was the best . We frequent this establishment and with my allergies there is always a mistake made BUT this time Mia made sure it was all correct. Mia is a server to keep. Thank you Mia. We always say why do we keep going back and Mia will be the reason.

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Responded on November 2, 2021

Terig, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and that Mia was able to help you get your allergy modifications correct. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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vipMaryJ
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service were really good.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 2, 2021

MaryJ, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and had great service during your visit to Bethesda. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food as always. Outside dining is a plus.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great d the service was better. Thanks Paul for making it a great experience.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 2, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and that Paul made your experience that much better. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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vipJimO
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous food, wonderful service, great upbeat atmosphere!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 2, 2021

Bobo, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're so happy to hear that you had a great experience here in Bethesda and we look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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sunstanzareviewsfood12345
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The cauliflower appetizer was savory. Kale salad had the right balance, not too vinegary. Burger topped with parmesan was excellent. Service is fantastic.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on November 2, 2021

Sunstanzareviews, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and had great service. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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PreetiP
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food, great staff! All healthy choices in the menu!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 25, 2021

PreetiP, Thank you so much for the 4 star review! We're glad that you enjoyed our healthy options on the menu. We look forward to having you dine with us again!

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vipAlejandraR
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, the service and food were delicious. By far, my favorite restaurant in Bethesda.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 27, 2021

Alejandra, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're thrilled to hear how much enjoyed the service and food during your last visit and we're your favorite restaurant in Bethesda. We can't wait to have you dine with us again soon.

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Bella
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

I did not like the pan seared sea bass because it was a tail. The fish was kind of fishy. The risotto was not good, taste like it made for couple days. Too much of Brussels sprouts no other vegetables as described on the menu.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 24, 2021

Bella, Thank you for the review. We are sorry you didn't enjoy your meal while dining with us. Please let a manager know next time you don't like what you were served and we will be happy to remake your dish to your liking. Thanks!

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VinR
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

The menu is varied and tasty - much better then when I came 3 years ago. I would return.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 24, 2021

VinR, Thank you so much for the 4 stars! We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to having you dine with us again

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vipJenW
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

There was a little bit of a wait until our server arrived (after seated), but no big deal.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 24, 2021

JenW, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! We appreciate the patience if you had to wait a bit. We look forward to seeing you again soon

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MeshaylahE
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very Beautiful Aesthetic! And Beautiful Birthday dinner !

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 21, 2021

Meshaylah, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit to Bethesda. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meal and had a great experience for your Birthday. Thank you for choosing us as your restaurant of choice for your special occasion and we look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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KariA
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Perfect outdoor dining on a cool night! Love the patio heaters!!

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 21, 2021

KariA, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal on our patio. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon so we can try and give you the 5 star experience I know we can,

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OpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food with options for vegans, vegetarians, and anyone else.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 19, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you had a great experience and enjoyed the food. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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SUEC
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a delight to discover True Food Kitchen
The food was absolutely delicious from appetizers to desserts
Service was friendly & efficient & the manager came over to help us put in the App so we could pay
Highly recommended & we will return

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 15, 2021

Sue, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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MarthaAnnS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Inspired me to eat better myself.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda
Responded on October 19, 2021

MarthaAnnS, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and it has inspired you to eat better. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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You can order delivery directly from True Food Kitchen - Bethesda using the Order Online button. True Food Kitchen - Bethesda also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (240) 200-1257.

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda is rated 4.6 stars by 1826 OpenTable diners.

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.