Five Quick and Healthy Restaurants in Santa Monica

As many students adjust to classes whilst balancing jobs, internships, and other tasks this semester, eating healthy can seem daunting when there are only so many hours in the day. Luckily for Santa Monica College students, there are many options within the city to grab lunch that will fuel your body with enough energy to thrive during your busiest days.

Here’s five quick and healthy places to eat in Santa Monica.

1.CAVA - Visit this trendy, Mediterranean-style food chain with locations popping up throughout Southern California. With grain bowls, salads, and pita wraps to build on, you can customize any sort of health-focused food in the modern, but casual, setting.

1318 2nd St. Ste A Santa Monica, CA 90401

2. Everytable - This shop offers a wide selection of ready-to-go salads, bowls, and hot plates, ideal for any college student on the go. Behind the counter you can find a deli-style menu of treats to order.

1315 3rd St. Ste 201 Santa Monica, CA 90401

3. Quicksand - The premise of this lunchtime spot located just outside the bounds of Santa Monica is in the name. Grab a quick sandwich or a salad in this little restaurant tucked away in a complex off of Santa Monica Boulevard.

12201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025

4. Kye’s - Kye’s is your new go-to stop for clean eating. Offering “thoughtful” wraps, health is the focus of this newly-fashioned eatery. Try one of their “Kyeritos,” which, as described on their website, is “the new sandwich, without the bread,” making it the perfect on-the-go pick up.

1518 Montana Ave Santa Monica, CA 90403

5. UnUrban Coffee House - Just east on Pico Boulevard, this coffee house does much more than serve your essential caffeine fix. The menu contains options like salads, sandwiches, and fresh-squeezed orange juice. A visit to this quirky and welcoming environment will leave you feeling nourished and refreshed.

3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405