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Santa Monica Restaurants for Keto Diets

Posted June 21, 2019

From its world-famous fitness trends and active outdoor lifestyle, to its fresh, farm-to-table cuisine; health-conscious visitors will find themselves spoiled with choices in Santa Monica. On a ketogenic diet? No problem. Low carb, moderate protein and high fat dishes are easy to find across the city’s forward-thinking restaurants. The only problem is narrowing down your options! Try one of these picks to start…

BOA Steakhouse

Blow the budget on the awesome dinner menu at BOA Steakhouse — one of the best places to eat steak in Santa Monica. With top-notch service and an excellent range of sides, this stylish venue is well worth the splurge.

Del Frisco’s

Like many steakhouses, Del Frisco’s Grille offers several menu items that are keto-friendly. Try the Steakhouse Salad, with steak, deviled eggs, avocado, bacon and two types of high fat cheese. Yum!

The Lobster

Boasting panoramic views of Santa Monica Pier and Beach, a historic interior, and a menu full of mouth-watering seafood, The Lobster has all the right ingredients for a memorable keto meal.


Build your own poke bowl at Sweetfin, where endless add-ons of low carb, moderate protein and high fat may see you back for more. Try the spicy tuna on kale; California/Hawaiian perfection!

Tender Greens

Keep lunch lean at Tender Greens, where create-your-own salads and main dishes let you pick and choose according to your diet. Serve yourself at this bright, cafeteria-style eatery, then dine outside.

True Food Kitchen

No diet is too fussy at True Food Kitchen, where vegan, gluten-free and keto-friendly dishes come as a standard. Feast on naked burgers and other nutritious, guilt-free eats in an easygoing atmosphere.

Urth Caffe

From breakfast eggs to signature salads, Urth Caffe serves up more than exquisite teas and organic coffees. Enjoy a keto-friendly meal on its outdoor wrap-around patio for top people-watching.



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