Best Ventura Restaurants
Here's Our Favorite Eateries in Ventura
Cafe Fiore Restaurant and Martini Bar
Our favorite restaurant in Ventura! Café Fiore is located in the heart
of downtown Ventura across the
street from the Bella Maggiore Inn. The menu features many
mouth-watering dishes. My personal favorite is Agnolotti di Pollo e
Spinaci al Marsal (homemade ravioli stuffed with savory roasted
Good micro-brew, yes, but don't be fooled, the tasty original menu here
is just as good a reason why we love to come here, plus a fun, lively
472 E. Main Street
71 Palm Restaurant
At 71 Palm Restaurant, Chef Didier prepares local farm to
table French-American brasserie style fare. Located in the historic
seaside town of Ventura, guests enjoy casual elegant dining in this
family owned and operated historic 1910 landmark cottage, adjacent to
Mission San Buenaventura... Read more
While the Paradise Pantry is a fabulous wine bar with incredibly
delicious cheeses, cured meats, pickles, fruits and hand-made
chocolates, it's also an eatery with the
most delicious gourmet sandwiches in town, or anywhere!
222 E. Main St.
The atmosphere in this
converted little house is cozy, charming, elegant yet unassuming. But
the insanely delicious food is what makes Cafe Zack one
of the best gourmet restaurants in town . Reservations highly
1095 E. Thompson Blvd
The Taj Cafe
The tasty dishes here will make your mouth sing! If you're new to
Indian cuisine, let the staff help you through the menu for a match to
your tastes. Cozy atmoshpere, the front window cubbies are very
574 E. Main Street
Capriccio Italian Restaurant
A local favorite. Consistanty good Italian fare with nice presentation,
moderately priced, good service, nice environment. Reservations
reccomended on weekends.
298 E. Main Street
The only upscale Mexican restaurant in Ventura and features the best Mole' dishes in town. The place
is small, cozy and decorated with wall art as colorful as the dishes
they serve. Depending on how spicy you like your food, you can choose
from a few different moles...
The Busy Bee Café
One of Ventura’s oldies but goodies, this diner has been a fixture on
Main Street since 1963. Already a favorite meeting place for downtown
merchants, the owners created mass appeal once they decided to embrace
a time when a good meal meant a burger, fries and a shake. They tossed
a juke box in...
One of our favorite lunch spots. Everything on the menu at Nature's
Grill is delicious, healthy and easy on the wallet, and the atmosphere
is casual and lively.
566 E. Main Street
of our favorite weekend breakfast spots, epecially outside in the
garden patio on a beautiful day. The food is very tasty, and
is welcome too.
1497 E. Thompson Blvd
Spencer Makenzie’s Fish Company
Not far from downtown’s Main Street you’ll find a small seafood
restaurant in a boat-shaped building. Lucky for us, owner John Karayan
had a dream of opening a budget friendly quality seafood restaurant and
has dedicated the last 20 years perfecting unique... Read
Andria’s Seafood Restaurant and Market
This local favorite isn’t fancy, but the tasty food is well worth the
line out the door (that’s me at the end of line, not minding the wait).
For twenty years Andria’s has been serving healthy portions of fresh,
quality seafood caught by local fisherman. Everything on the menu is
scrumptious. Personally, I can never resist a cup of clam chowder....
The Greek at the Harbor
the only Ventura restaurant where you can experience authentic Greek
food while professional belly-dancers entertain you. The restaurant is
located along the waterfront so outside dining is pleasurable and fun!
are highly recommended, especially on weekend evenings.
1583 Spinnaker Drive, Suite 101
steps away from the beach and features tasty genuine Italian
dishes at reasonable prices. The ambiance is cozy, very casual and
friendly. We like to enjoy the evening
ocean breeze and enjoy a glass a wine with our dinner in the heated
1141 South Seaward Ave
Spasso Cucina Italiana
The original and tasty dishes here feature freshly made pasta, and the
service is excellent. Another reason Seaward Village is becoming a
dining destination in Ventura.
1140 S. Seaward Ave.
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Mimi's Cafe on Thompson Blvd in the Pacific View Mall lot has good prices and an interesting menu. In addition you can sign up online and get a free entree …
Our mission at Harvest Cafe is to serve the healthiest possible cuisine from ... serving only the freshest produce, arriving …
This is a Mexican food restaurant in old Ventura. The burrito is huge and delicious, as well as the sopes. They have carne al pastor which is a bit hard …
This restaurant is in an old cottage house off of thompson blvd. it has many rooms to dine in and a very beautiful outdoor patio area with a fountain. …
Great beer selection, delicious burgers and tacos!! Perfect place to watch sporting events without being an overbearing sports bar. Love the location …
Top Hat Burger Palace
Top Hat Burger Palace which for 50 years was located on the corner of Oak Street and Main has moved to the corner of Catalina and Main, across from Ventura …
Lure Fish House on California
Outstanding in every way; terrific appetizers, oyster bar, entrees, fun and upbeat ambiance, friendly efficient service. Very popular and beautiful bar! …
Wow, what can I say? One of our favorite restaurants in town. My wife and I have been coming here for over ten years and are never disappointed. Great …
Been there many times. Casual steak and burger bar with huge draft beer selection. Much of the usual stuff, plus some exotic items like buffalo, elk …
Lalo's Fast Food (Mexican Food)
Lalo's Fast Food is located on Ventura Ave just before you get to Stanley Blvd heading North on Ventura Ave. They have been in business for over 10years …
This fantastic Thai restaurant has been in Ventura at the same location for over 30 years. Although recently there have been a plethora of Thai restaurants …
I went their last night and I left with the biggest smile i cant wait to go back the short ribs were amazing …
When I am in the mood for fried fish this is where I go. The fish and chips is a great value and always …
Mary's Secret Garden
Gourmet Vegan - Mary is an extraordinary Chef and the food is indescribably delicious, fresh and even meat eaters marvel at her various veggie burgers, …
The Mole' dishes (3 kinds - spicy, mild and sweet) are sooo good, I don't even know how any of the other dishes taste. I can't seem to bring myself to …
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