True Food Kitchen - Fairfax
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
Great healthy, unique food, great staff. I bit pricey.
The food is amazing and you would never guess that things like the ice cream is vegan. It is a bit expensive - $75 not including tip for two modest entrees, one soup, a glass of wine and dessert, so for us it's a special occasion type of place.
The food was delicious, better than what we expected!!! And the service was amazing.
Definitely a go to place for meals!
Hi AnneK, Thank you so much for the 5-star review! I'm glad we beat your expectations on your wonderful dining experience. Our ingredients are healthy, fresh and organic.. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thanks again
Food was very good; Great to get out in the new year and eat good healthy food. Specialty cocktails were delicious.
Hi Novafoodie, Thank you so much for your feedback! Glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and our craft cocktails. Our menus change with the season, so there is always something new, healthy and delicious to try! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Food was very good. Would definitely return.
Hi KarenB, Thank you for your 5-star review! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your food! Look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks
Had lunch here this week. Not crowded so easy to socially distance, and food was fresh. Very satisfied with my first experience at TFC. Would recommend.
Hey Laura, Thank you for your 5-star review! I'm glad you had a wonderful experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again
Chose the restaurant because it had outdoor dining. The “outdoor” section was completely sealed in plastic, no ventilation of any kind.
And to top it off, most of the staff was masked… except our waiter.
Hello Paul, Thanks for your feedback. Please give me a call at your earliest convenience, I would love to hear about your experience. We are more then happy to move the plastic shades up and down so that you feel comfortable. The shades are open on each end to allow ventilation. 571-326-1616. Thanks again
We had a great time. Thank you!
Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review! Glad to hear you had a wonderful dining experience. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again
Food quality has unfortunately gone steadily downhill. It’s a good spot if you want to just sit on the patio for a drink
Hello, Thanks for your feedback. I'm sorry that you've had a few bad experiences recently regarding our food quality. I will have a talk with our chef team. I would love to invite you back and offer you a gift card to allow us to change that experience. Please give me a call at your earliest convenience. Thanks 571-326-1616
We had the most delicious food and our server Beck was incredibly attentive. We had trouble choosing between two starters and he surprised us by bringing us both and one was on the house! Highly recommend!
Hello MaryH, Thank you very much for your 5-star review. I love reviews like this. I'm so glad you enjoyed your dining experience, and that Bek could make it extra special. I will share this with Bek!! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Everything was good though with COVID I thought the seating was too close. The food was good and so was the service.
Hi Jason, Thanks for your 5-star review! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and the service. Next time you dine here, please ask for a manager, we will be more then happy to accommodate your seating requests. Thanks again
The double billed me for my dinner. When contacted about this, they claim they have no record of the second bill, even though I showed them my credit card statement.
Was fine. But using the code for the menu was not easy and in fact we simply couldn’t in the end. This meant that I was not given my 20% discount on the bill. Unfortunate. There are much smarter systems for ordering and paying online. The one TF was using was not useful.
Hello, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry you did not find our Onedine system to be useful. Next time as for a manager, we are more then happy to help you. We can also do text to pay, so that you can earn/use points. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Always enjoy fresh seasonal options at True Food Kitchen
Hello, Thanks for your wonderful feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
I love this restaurant. Food always delicious, service always on point. Full house on friday night when i went. Our server was super nice and helpful!
Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review! I'm glad to hear that you had a awesome dining experience, and that you always choose TrueFood Kitchen. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Hello, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
We had 8 people and the waitress was efficient and friendly. The food was very good, especially the humus and guacamole. My fish entre was tasty but it was warm, not hot when served. All of us enjoyed our meals.
Hello David, Thank you very much for your feedback. So glad to hear that your waitress was efficient and friendly. The hummus and guacamole are a staple through out True Food Kitchen. I'm glad you enjoyed them. I'm sorry to hear about your fish coming out warm and not hot. I would love to offer you a gift card and invite you back. Please give me a call at your earliest convenience. 571-326-1616
Ava was fantastic. Great service, offered suggestions, attentive. Food was outstanding! Will definitely eat here again!
Hello, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! Glad to hear that Ava gave exceptional service , offered suggestions and was attentive. These are the emails that I love! I will share this review with Ava. Look forward to seeing you next time. Thanks again.
Great place if you are trying to eat healthy in an unhealthy restaurant world. Choices for anyone whether vegetarian or looking for a burger. Fresh ingredients.
Hello Joan, Thank you for your 5-star review! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience and our menu options. Our menu changes seasonally, so there are always new, healthy dishes available. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Food has gotten a bit better, but dessert was disappointing. Inconsistent since this dessert has been on the menu for a very long time. Service was great with Frankie. Love the decor and outside seating was comfortable and loved the sunset.
Hello Leslieava, Thank you very much for your feedback. I'm so glad that Frankie gave you exceptional service. Frankie with be very excited to see this review. I'm sorry you haven't enjoyed the desserts as of late. They change seasonally. Next time your in ask for me and we can put something together special for you. Thanks
We had a great experience and will definitely come back.
Hello Andrew S, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! I'm glad to hear your enjoyed your entire dining experience. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Food was very disappointing Soup was luke warm and vegetables were cold. I get it if the restaurant was slammed but they were not. So bummed.
Hello Lovelabs, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry your food was not up to your standard. I would love to offer you a gift card and invite you back for a wonderful experience. Please call me at 571-314-4544. Thanks
Great food, great service! My friend and I both very much enjoyed our meals.
Hello CynthiaW, Thank you so much for your 5-star review! I'm glad you enjoyed the food and received excellent service. These are the reviews I love to respond too. We look forward to seeing you both on your next visit. Thanks again
We were a group of 4 people - everything about our experience was great. Patio seating with just the right amount of heating to be comfortable, very quiet - we could talk in normal voice and hear each other. Food was excellent!
Hello, Thanks for your 5-star review! I'm glad to hear you had a wonderful dining experience on our patio. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
It was my mother's first time eating at TFK and she loved everything! The TFK team were awesome. The whole experience made her want to come back, so now I have to make another reservation...lol
Thanks again TFK
Hi Sho21, Thanks for your 5-star review! I'm glad you and your mom had a excellent dining experience. We look forward to seeing you next time. Thanks again
The food, service and ambiance was excellent. I will definitely go there again soon.
Hi Ruth, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! I'm glad to hear that the food, service and ambiance were excellent. Look forward to seeing you next time. Thanks again!
We weren’t aware that each table had a specific QR code so our bill was incorrect and getting it sorted out was a struggle. The server was overwhelmed and forgot about our table on multiple occasions. This visit is the only time I have had any issues. I let the hostess know that the one QR code per table was confusing and asked that she pass along our experience to leadership. The food was outstanding.
The waiter was little bit too attentive..we felt rushed
Hi DottieP, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry you felt rushed. We train our servers to read our guests and serve them appropriately. In the future , we also offer con tactless service by using the QR codes, so you can dine at your own pace. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
We enjoyed our dining experience at True Food Kitchen. The service was excellent and the various dishes were delicious. Thanks!
Hi Jeanne, Thank you very much for your 5-star review. I'm glad to hear you had a excellent dining experience! I look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Party of 3, an omnivore, a vegetarian, and a vegan, and we all were well fed. Service was outstanding: our server was upbeat, knowledgeable, fast, thorough, and fun. Food was delicious and our drinks were creative. I look forward to going again!
Hello Tom, Thanks for your 5-star review. I'm so glad you choose True Food Kitchen for your dining experience. I'm thrilled to hear you received great service and the food was outstanding! Our menus change with the seasons, so there is always fresh, delicious new items to choose from. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again
They originally seated our party of 6 at a round table that seated four comfortably, five with a tight fit. Said they wouldn't seat us elsewhere but did when we started to leave.
The kale salad had way, way too much vinaigrette on it. Became massively bitter and inedible.
Service was slow.
Drinks sat at the bar for at least 15 minutes.
In spite of all this, would still eat there again - we've eaten there before and liked it. The place was extremely busy and they might have been short staffed.
Hi Jamesa, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear about your seating situation. I wish someone would have grabbed a manager so we could rectify the issue before you planned on leaving. I'm very sorry It came to that point. I will speak to the staff and the kitchen staff to ensure all dishes are coming out to TFK standard. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me at 571-314-4544-Todd Thanks again
The space was big, open, and attractive. Portions were small but it wasn't majorly overpriced. The server was very friendly but might have been new. There was some confusion about our checks and service was slow refilling coffee and waters, etc.
Hello Iheartbrunch, Thank you so much for your feedback. I'm glad to hear you loved the ambiance. We have hired a couple new employees, still no excuse for the slow service. I will make this a focus moving forward. I would love to invite you back and offer you a gift card. Please give me a call back at your earliest convenience. 571-326-1616
Great service and food! Staff is very courteous and respectful. I appreciate the seasonal menu.
Hello Diva, Thank you very much for your 5-star review. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed the service and food. We hire great people, train them the right way and hold everyone accountable. Very fun place to work. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks
Like mocktails. Wish had more breakfast- like choices.
Hello, Thanks for your feedback. Our fresh mocktails change seasonally. If we have the breakfast ingredients, we are more then happy to make you anything you would like. Please feel free to call me with any questions. Thanks 571-326-1616
Bring back menus.
Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review! Menus are still available upon guest request. Just ask your server or hostess. Look forward to seeing you again shortly.
Great food and nice atmosphere.
Hi Almazif, Thank you for the nice feedback! Glad you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Our server, Mariann (spelling?) was FANTASTIC! We loved her hospitality, helpfulness, and attention to detail.
We often have dined for lunch at True Food Kitchen and enjoyed the experience. The food is never great, but always reasonably satisfying and offers a pleasant atmosphere. However, yesterday we were stunned that none of the staff even made a pretense of masking up - not the hosts, servers or kitchen staff. It clearly looked like the restaurant policy, not accidental inattentiveness by staff. I checked the Fairfax County Heath Department guidance and it appears that this True Food Kitchen location is way out of compliance. I often have recommended Tue Food Kitchen to friends - but sadly no longer.
Hi Swatt, Thank you for your feedback. I'm glad yo hear you enjoy our atmosphere and food. Please give me a call at your earliest convenience, I would love to go over our mask policy with you. Thanks 571-326-1616
Hello, Thank you for the 5-star review!! Look forward to seeing you again soon.
I love all of the vegetarian options but it was so overpriced for how much food you get. Two pancakes with nothing else is $11. And $6 for one cup of tea? Kinda crazy.
I like the decorations and style but because there aren’t any dividers or anything in such a huge space that it is very loud. It was too loud to have conversation at a normal volume.
The food options were great, tasted great, and service was good considering how busy it was.
Hi Kara, Thank you for your feedback! I'm glad to hear you love all our vegetarian options, the food and your service. I'm sorry you feel some of brunch items/ drinks are a little pricey, we use fresh, healthy, organic ingredients in all of our dishes. I will send this feedback to our corporate office,. Hope to see you again soon.
You can order delivery directly from True Food Kitchen - Fairfax using the Order Online button. True Food Kitchen - Fairfax also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (571) 326-1616.
True Food Kitchen - Fairfax is rated 4.5 stars by 2425 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.