Tender Greens

9523 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
310-842-8300

Details

  • Sun-Thu 11:30am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-10pm
  • $$
  • Business Dining, Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Garage Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Accepted
A line outside a restaurant in downtown Culver City is nothing new these days. You could probably put a “Sunday Brunch” sign outside a shoe store on Culver Boulevard and see a queue begin to curl down the block. But the line outside Tender Greens, the salad cafe opened by veterans of Shutters and Casa del Mar, is unusual in its velocity, the utter speed with which you find yourself facing down a counterperson who wants to know whether you want to trick out your big, stainless-steel bowl of organic Scarborough Farms greens as an ahi-tuna nicoise, a grilled-chicken Caesar, a mesquite-grilled flat iron steak salad or a Mediterranean-style grilled Oxnard vegetable salad. Tender Greens is the Cold Stone Creamery of the Alice Waters revolution, but with a pleasant, umbrella-shaded patio, organic lemonade with mint and a decent microbrew selection. Tender Greens may be the very first place in Los Angeles where it is possible to get a delicious meal made with locally grown, sustainable, Earth-friendly ingredients with less hassle (and not much more expense) than it would take to pick up a double scoop with Heath Bar bits. Don’t miss the chocolate cupcake sprinkled with toffee.

Related Stories (2)

  • Treats Are Going To The Dogs
    5 years ago by Andrew Simmons

    In honor of his late dog Rabbit, WeHo Tender Greens chef Eric Hulme is making dog treats now--bone-shaped, preservative-free slugs of rolled oats, peanut butter, canola oil, flour and eggs. They're available at all three restaurants...

  • Cold Stone Greenery
    9 years ago by Jonathan Gold

    A line outside a restaurant in downtown Culver City is nothing new these days. You could probably put a “Sunday Brunch” sign outside a shoe store on Culver Boulevard and see a queue begin to curl down the block. But the ...

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