Remembering Oxnard's business legends
that have left their "footprints" in our memories.


This page started with just a handful of locally owned & operated businesses that lasted more than a generation (20 years).
The list has now grown to include some businesses that made a lasting impression in a shorter amount of time.
Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.

101 Ranch House
A & P Grocery
A.J Dingman Ford
Alpha Beta
Arcade Flowerland
Army / Navy Cafe
Avila Shoe Repair
Bailey Chrysler/Plymouth
Bane's Photography
Basement, The
Berry Motors
Billinger's Appliances
Blue Onion
Bud & Ken's Lumber
Bush Metcalf Auto Service
C Street Market
Cabral Donuts
Cadillac Mama's Seabreeze Club
Cadillac Mama's Shangri La
California Shop
Carnes Shoe Repair
Carousel Restaurant
Carr Brothers Feed & Seed
Carriage Square Cinema
Casa Sirena Resort Hotel
Casa Tropical
Castle Bar
Challis's
Chase Bros. Dairy
Cheney's Malt Shop
Chicken Delight
Colonial House
Cotler's Men's Wear
Crow's Nest
Dapper Dan's
Diener's
Ditchfield's Grocery
Dolly Brighams Ladies Wear
Dunes Bar & Lounge
El Nopalito Mexican Restaurant
El Ranchito Restaurant
El Taco Loco
El Toro Mexican Restaurant
Ellis Market
Ellis Men's Wear
Flaminco
Flora Robb Dance Studio
Food Giant
Fox Theatre
Frank's Italian Restaurant
Gilbert's 5-10-25 Cent Store
G.N.G. Army and Navy Store
Golden State Dairy
Graham’s Men's Wear
Grant's Restaurant
Gravel Pit
Hackett's Toy Store
Hal Watkins Chevrolet
Handyman
Helms Bakery
Hideaway Bar
Hughes Market
Ideal Cafe
J.C. Penney's
Jack Barnes Pontiac
Jenkins M&M Barbecue
Johnson's TV
Kane's Men's Wear
Ken's Market
Kennedy’s Candy Store
Herbie's Hot Dogs
Ketts Koin Kastle
Kincaid Masonry
King Arthur's
Kitt's Palomino Room
Knights of Columbus
La Perla Market
Las Vegas Room
Latin American Club
Laubacher's Pharmacy
Laughtzenheiser’s Market
Lautzenheiser's Stationery
Laycocks
Lehman Brothers Department Store
Linnett's Shoes
Lobster Trap
Loop's Restaurant / Cafeteria
Loveland Photo Studio
Mama Soo Hoo's Restaurant
Maulhardt Buick
Maulhardt Equipment Sales
Mayfair Market
McDaniels Supermarket
McMahon Furniture
Mel's Coffee Shop
Mel's Market
Met's Nursery
Meyers Bakery
Mira Loma Flight Academy
The Missile
Mud Hen
Munch Box
Old Timer
Ole's
Ollie's Burgers
Omo Motel
Original Peacock's Record Bar
Owl Cafe
Oxnard Billiard Room
Oxnard City Florist
Oxnard Hardware
Oxnard Hotel
Oxnard Model & Hobby Shop
Oxnard Music Store
Oxnard Roller Rink
Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory
Oxnard Theatre
Oyster Bay Restaurant
Palace Billiard Parlor
Palm Market
Paramount Bootery
Penny Arcade
Peoples Lumber
Pete & Pat's Casbah
Phil Schuss Lincoln Mercury
Pioneer Chicken
Plaza Cigar Store
Plaza Hardware
Plaza Hotel
Poggi's Pharmacy
Portugese Hall
Poschelle Ford
Press Courier
Prindles Shoes
Putt-Putt Miniature Golf
Quarterdeck
Red Baron
Red Garter
Rexall Drug Store
Right Spot Cafe
Rodaway's Men's Wear
Rolly's Restaurant
Rosie's Pizza
Rutledge Hat Shop
Safeway Grocery
Sally's Dress Shop
Salzer's
Sal's Mexican Inn
San Miguel Market
Sandy's Steak & Seafood
Santa Clara Market
Santa Cruz Market
Schreiner Brothers Farm Equipment
See's Candy Store
Shadows Bar & Restaurant
Skyline Florist
Skyview Drive-In
Somoan Hut
Sportsmen's Exchange
Squires Chevrolet
Stage Door
Stallion Club
Steven's Bakery
Strand Theatre
Straw Hat Pizza Palace
Sylvia's Swimming School
Taco Mio
Tasty Burger
TC A Go Go
Ted Hughes' Tiki Club
TG & Y
Thompson Lumber
Tom Coward Ford
Tom Tom Club
Tops 5-for-a-dollar Hamburgers
Tournament Bowl
Town House
The Tower Room
Trade Winds
Uncle Herb's Restaurant
Union Ice Company
Venox Discount Department Store
Village Hardware
Village Market
Village Record & Gift Shop
Vogue Theatre
Wagon Wheel Restaurant
Welch's Market
White Bib Restaurant
Wimpy's Hamburgers
Woolworth's
W.T. Grant

SOME CONTINUING LEGENDS:
Asahi Market
Cielito Lindo
Dominick's
Esplanade
Fosters Freeze
Golden Chicken Inn
Gordon's Western Wear
La Central Bakery
Mrs. Olsens
Otani's Fish Market
Pat Holden's Liquor
Paulann's Florist
Rudder Room
Whale's Tail
Win's Drive-In

Your comments will be appreciated.
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