...listed here are among the finest in Ventura County!
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Allison's Country Cafe, 3429 Telegraph Road, Ventura * (805)644-9072
This cozy and friendly restaurant serves a country breakfast you will never forget! We live up to the phrase "Comfort Food" and were recently awarded 1st place for Ventura County's best breakfast! We are open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We are known for our gigantic homemade biscuits and gravy, and our homemade raspberry jam which is made on-site and sold by the jar. Our complete menu includes hearty size omelettes, hotcakes, waffles, breakfast burritos, five varieties of sausage and mouth watering fresh fruit. We have a large selection of hot and cold sandwiches, wraps and salads including veggie selections. Salad bar and homemade soups. For those with special diets we have alternatives for you such as egg whites or beaters, cottage cheese and sliced tomatoes, and much more. Weekend specials include eggs benedict, chorizo and eggs, huevos rancheros, fresh strawberry topped hot cakes-French toast-Belgian waffles, homemade raisin cinnamon French toast, Chili Verde omelette, spinach omelette. Serving Santa Barbara Roasting Coffee roasted fresh and delivered to our door. Top quality service where they know you by name! Daily breakfast and lunch specials! Gift cards available. Ask about our "Weekday Breakfast Club". Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards accepted. Extra parking in back of restaurant. Click here to visit our web page.
Anacapa Brewing Co., 472 E. Main Street, Ventura * (805)643-2337
The Anacapa Brewing Company is Ventura's only restaurant and brewery. We serve fresh, hand-crafted ales and lagers produced in our 12-tank stainless steel brewery by our Head Brewer Jason Coudray. Just some of the menu items we serve are the Half-Pound Angus Brewhouse Burger, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches, USDA Angus Steaks, Ahi Tuna Rolls, Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles, Filet Medallion, Pretzel Fried Chicken, and Asiago Cheese Dip. In addition, we prepare huge garden fresh salads, classic Italian pastas, gourmet pizzas, unique appetizers, and homemade desserts. We welcome families and have a nice kid's menu. With a wide variety of fresh, cutting edge menu items, there's something for everyone. Almost all of our food is prepared from scratch from our own special recipes. Check our website for more specials like Thirsty Thursdays with discounted pitchers, and discounted pints on Monday night from 3pm to close. Late night menu Thursday - Saturday. Happy Hour Monday thru Friday from 3pm to 6pm, $1. off house pints and a happy hour menu including Pulled Pork Sliders, Caesars Chicken Wrap and Pizzas. Come in and enjoy a delicious meal in a 140-year old building or sit on our patio right off the sidewalk and take in the scene on Main Street. We're located just steps from the beach at California and Main Streets in the heart of historic Downtown Ventura. We are open Monday through Thursday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight. To send e-mail, click here. And to visit our web page, click here.
Andria's Seafood Restaurant and Fish Market, 1449 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura Harbor Village * (805)654-0546
When you ask people where is "THE" Best Seafood in townÉ There's only one answer, "ANDRIA'S SEAFOOD!" Voted best seafood restaurant in the county, year after year, for over 30 years. Famous for our delicious fish & chips, and homemade clam chowder made from scratch daily, simply irresistible! Andria's, located in the beautiful Ventura Harbor Village, has been bringing you the freshest seafood available since 1982. Serving the freshest seafood available makes any visit to Andria's an unforgettable experience. People expect tasty food when dining out, and Andria's irresistible flavor in seafood delivers just that. Deep fried, charbroiled, baked, or broiled - lobster, clams, shrimp, scallops, and a variety of fresh fish daily, like seabass, ahi, halibut, and more. It's no wonder "Everybody loves Andria's!" Open from 11am daily for lunch and dinner. Or visit our "Fresh Fish Market" and take some home today! Andria's, located in the beautiful Ventura Harbor Village just off Harbor Blvd. Major credit cards accepted, gift certificates available. Click here to visit our web site & be sure to visit us on Facebook!
Art's Corner Cafe, 1907 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura * (805)653-5011
Serving breakfast and lunch every day until 2:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday from 6:30 a.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. Our good reputation began in the 50s with Don's original Hamburger Drive-In featuring the home-style burger which we still proudly serve today. Art will use only fresh ground beef and the finest and freshest ingredients in all his products including the same recipe for chili that Don used for his chili-sizes and chili-burgers. Art has also added a few more original items to his menu. You will be delighted! Pleasing you pleases us! Sketches of some of our customers by local artist Chris Martinez are featured on our walls. Come and see if you recognize a friend, and perhaps yours can be placed also.
Barrelhouse 101, 545 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura * (805)643-0906
Serving lunch and dinner daily from 11:30 a.m. Serving chicken, steak, shrimp, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and salads. 101 beers on tap and a full cocktail bar. Outside patio and family friendly. Happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. Most major credit cards accepted. We're located next to the Chevron station on Thompson Blvd. & California Street. To view our "Beer of the Week" and other specials, click here to visit our web page.
Bear Bites Breakfast & Burger Joint, 1001 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura * (805)643-3400
"Breakfast & burgers and more". Quality food, great taste and great customer service is just the beginnng. Delicious hamburgers, breakfast burritos, hot dogs, salads. Outdoor dining or take out. Most major credit and debit cards accepted. Open every day! - Sunday thru Thursday from 7:00am to 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday from 7:30am to 9:30pm. We're located at the corner of Ventura Avenue at Warner Street. Click here to visit our web page.
Breakfast Cafe, 317 Carmen Drive, Camarillo * (805)384-8089
A local favorite. Hands-on owners Nick and Marika Sklavenitis enjoy a 5 year excellent reputation and welcome order-at-the-counter customers, serving breakfast and lunch from 7:00am to 3:00pm every day. Breakfast is the headliner and served all day, but lunch is also sensibly priced and very well prepared to order with only fresh ingredients. We offer traditional breakfasts, and lunch such as sandwiches, soups, salads, daily specials, special dietary items and several Greek food specials as well. Pet friendly and children are welcome. Outdoor patio and take-out service available. Most major credit cards accepted. We're located just off the 101 Freeway, at Carmen & Daily Drive, in the Trader Joe's center. Also visit us in Oak Park at 686 Lindero Canyon Road, (North of the 101 Freeway, next to Cleo's Hair Salon), where we also serve dinner 5 days a week. This location open Tuesday thru Saturday from 7:00am to 8:00pm for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and Sunday and Monday for breakfast and lunch from 7:00am to 4:00pm. (818)865-8807.
Busy Bee Cafe, 478 E. Main Street, Ventura * (805)643-4864
"Coolest spot in Ventura" since 1984. 50s theme, quality 50s style food. Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, featuring burgers, fries, meatloaf, chicken pot pies, large selection of hot or cold sandwiches, soups & salads, pies, soda fountain favorites and daily specials. Also offering beer and wine. Select your favorite jukebox tunes from your booth. We're open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Fri. & Sat. until 11 p.m. Gift certificates available. Located on Main Street in historic downtown Ventura near California Street. Click here to visit our web page.
Cabo Seafood Grill and Cantina, 1041 S. Oxnard Blvd., Oxnard * (805)487-6933
Specializing in Mexican seafood. A visit to Cabo should be all about good times, good food, and time spent with friends over a frosty margarita talking about the one that got away, even if it wasn't a fish! Open daily for lunch and dinner. Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday including Menudo. Monday thru Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Gift cards available. Located at Five Points, Oxnard. Major credit cards accepted. We offer catering services. We serve most everything with fresh hot handmade tortillas. If you would like to take some home, they are available to-go by the dozen. Please ask your server. Click here to send an e-mail note or click here to visit our web page.
Cafe India, 1775 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo * (805)987-8537
Featuring authentic food from India, cooked in Tandoors (clay ovens) and exotic Indian curries giving our food a seductive flavor and tantalizing aroma. Serving Tandoori specialties, chicken, lamb, seafood and vegetarian entrees. Open daily: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (now offering a buffet lunch also), and dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Enjoy wine or beer with your meal. Food can be prepared "to go". Ask about our catering services. Gift certificates available and we honor most major credit cards. Located in the Camarillo Plaza between Arneill and Carmen Drive. Click here to visit our web page.
The Chop Shop Bar and Grill, 4351 Valley Fair, Simi Valley * (805)581-6021
Simi's new favorite roadhouse bar & grill, serving lunch and dinner daily. Fun and safe night life with entertainment and dancing nightly. Beer pong, darts and major UFC fights on TV. Open Monday thru Saturday from 11:00am to 2:00am and Sundays from 9:00am to 2:00am. Monday: Open mic night from 7pm to 10om; Tuesday: 8pm - John Marx & the Blues Patrol, followed by Blues Jam; Wednesday: Country night with live country music and dancing; Thursday: The Chop Shop jam from 8pm to 11pm; Live music on Friday, live entertainment every Saturday, Karaoke on Sunday (from 6:30pm). Most major credit cards accepted. Located on Valley Fair just off Tapo Street. Click here to visit our website.
Corrigan's Steak House, 556 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. * (805)495-5234
Now serving breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. We are known for our great steaks, seafood, burgers and chili since 1982. Full cocktail bar. Ask about our barbecue catering services and banquet room. Major credit cards accepted. We're open Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. "Taco Tuesday" specials. Come in and visit us soon!
Danny's Deli & Grill, 3263 Telegraph Road, Ventura * (805)289-9200
The only "real" deli in Ventura, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., (Sundays until 8:00 p.m.) New York style deli and grill featuring tasty corned beef, pastrami and smoked fish. Great breakfasts and omelettes with super meal salads, grilled entrees and pastas. Our desserts, breads and soups are made "home-style" from scratch on premises. Dine in or take out. Voted "Best Deli" for the past 14 years by VC Star and voted "Best Service", "Best Sandwich" and "Best Catering" for 3 years by VC Reporter. Full service catering and bakery. Order your party platters now. Most major credit cards accepted. Located on Telegraph Road across from Pacific View Mall. Click here to visit our web site.
Evita's Mexican Cafe, 3868 E. Main Street, Ventura * (805)656-4571
South of the border, the familiar taco stand attracts hungry customers at almost any hour. Hot tortillas filled with succulent meats and fresh zesty salsas bring back the locals who savor their favorite soft tacos with cool refreshing drinks or even colder cervezas.
At Evita's you'll find the same freshness and flavors of Mexico perfected in all of our meals, from our soft tacos to traditional Mexican platters. Our popular fresh salsa bar invites you to accent your meal any way you like. Choose from four fresh salsas, zesty chiles, onions, cilantro and limes.
Like our Mexican cousins, Evita's made-to-order freshness comes with quick friendly service and reasonable prices.
Join us on this side of the border, at Evita's, where we've perfected the family taco stand.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served every day from 7:00 a.m. Monday thru Saturday until 10:00 p.m. - Sundays until 9:00 p.m. Beer & wine. Located on Main Street between Mills Road and Callens Road. Major credit cards accepted. Dine inside, or on our outdoor patio, or we can prepare your selections to go. Click here to visit our web page and menu.
First Street Family Restaurant, 2025 First Street, Simi Valley * (805)581-0447
New owner, same great food! One of Simi Valley's favorite restaurants since 1995. Serving breakfast and lunch every day, and dinner every evening (except Tuesday). Home style American food including omelettes, pancakes, waffles, eggs, bacon, sausage, eggs Benedict, top sirloin, T-bone, New York steak, hamburgers, soups and a variety of sandwiches and much more. Ask about our specials. Banquet facilities for up to 50 people. Catering services also available. Business hours: Monday thru Saturday from 6:00 a.m., Sunday from 6:30 a.m., (Tuesday serving breakfast and lunch only from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) Most major credit and debit cards accepted. Located on First Street just north of Los Angeles Avenue. Come in and visit us soon!
Holdren's Steaks & Seafood, 1714-A Newbury Road, Newbury Park * (805)498-1314
"Casually elegant." Our customers come for our fine steaks & fresh seafood, prepared the way you like it. Full cocktail bar and extensive wine list. Private room for business meetings and events. Most major credit cards accepted. We're open for lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and dinner daily from 5:00 p.m. Located on the frontage road next to the 101 freeway between Borchard and Ventu Park Road, (near Roadrunner Sports and Courtyard by Marriott). Also visit us in Santa Barbara at 512 State Street, (805)965-3363, and in Goleta - Holdren's Grill / Pastavino, 6920 Marketplace Drive, (805)685-8900. Click here to visit our web page.
La Dolce Vita, 740 South "B" Street, at Heritage Square, Oxnard * (805)486-6878
Authentic Italian and Mediterranean fusion cuisine for lunch and dinner. Family owned and operated. Our staff is dedicated to providing you with a combination of exquisite food and impeccable service to create the perfect dining experience. Lunch sandwiches include portabello, Italian grinder, tri-tip, chicken breast and salmon. Dinner entrees include porkloin, salmon, ahi, filet mignon, gnocchi con Pollo, lasagna and more. Special steak and seafood dishes. Open for lunch & dinner Tuesday thru Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m; Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 noon for lunch, and dinner until 9:00 p.m. Full cocktail bar. Most major credit cards accepted. Ask about our catering services. "Full service catering, your place or ours!" Thursday and Saturday evenings: karaoke; Happy hour in the ldv lounge Wednesday thru Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesdays happy hour on the patio or dining room. We also offer monthly cooking classes. Click here for more information and schedules. Come and visit us at Heritage Square, downtown Oxnard, at 740 South "B" Street. Click here to visit our web site.
Le Petit Cafe Bakery, 1591 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura * (805)642-1191
Country French / California Cuisine with a quaint harbor atmosphere! Indoor and outdoor waterfront harbor view dining! We use only the best and freshest ingredients, with everything made from scratch by chef Jean-Luc. Incredible European pastries! Espresso, and cocktail bar! Open Tuesday thru Sunday for lunch from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and dinner from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday breakfast from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Private parties and catering services available. Most major credit cards accepted. Click here to visit our web page.
Milano's Italian Restaurant, 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura * (805)658-0388
Family dining on the water's edge. Waterside patio seating available. Join us for lunch or dinner, 7 days a week. East coast pizza & calzones, homestyle Italian cooking, specialty dinners, cocktails, beer & wine! Open daily from 11:00 am. until 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday until 11:00 p.m. August and September Wednesdays - special dinner (dine-in only): half pound lobster tail dinner for $16.50! Catering services available. Semi-private banquet room (and special banquet menu) for group meetings, parties or special occasions. Major credit cards accepted. A local favorite since 1984! Click here to visit our web page. Call us at (805) 815-9234 for your party rental needs, or click here for further information.
Also visit us at our 2nd location: Ventura Spaghetti Company, 2686 Loma Vista Road (near Community Memorial Hospital) - (805)643-7444. This location is open every day from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Customer appreciation Sundays with spaghetti, salad & bread for $3.75 served all day. Most major credit and debit cards accepted. Ask about our delivery service and catering.
O-Sabi Japanese Restaurant, 5795 Walker Street, Ventura * (805)642-6200
One of Ventura's finest restaurants is now open, serving chicken, beef and seafood dishes, sushi, sashimi, udon, salads, and featuring a large fresh sushi bar. For lunch or dinner, our chef prepares your selection as you watch, seated beside one of our 15 grills, teppan style. (Reservations recommended for teppan dining). Ask about our early bird specials. Outdoor dining available. Special arrangements for large groups, birthdays and other special occasions. Most major credit cards accepted. We're open weekdays for lunch, Monday thru Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and dinner daily from 5:00 p.m. (Sundays from 4:30 p.m.) Located near the corner of Victoria Avenue and the 101 Freeway, (former Elephant Bar location). Click here to visit our web page and come visit us soon!
Patio Restaurant, 6580 Auto Center Drive, Ventura * (805)643-1392
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Cocktails until 1:30 a.m.) Serving BBQ sandwiches, ribs, fresh fish, pasta, pizza, Vietnamese menu and specialty desserts. Ask about our daily specials. Full cocktail bar with 12 TVs plus a huge 120" big screen TV in our cocktail lounge. Sunday football - we have the NFL ticket! Heated outdoor patio. Most major credit cards accepted. Trivia night every Thursday from 8:30 p.m. To visit our web page, click here.
Pete's Breakfast House, 2055 E. Main Street, Ventura * (805)648-1130
Homestyle breakfast & lunch, daily specials and homemade jam, salsa and syrup. Omelettes, buttermilk pancakes, waffles, cereals, sandwiches, hamburgers and salads. The most incredible biscuits and gravy in town! Only fresh ingredients used. A Ventura favorite for many years. Voted #1 in Ventura County again recently. Open daily from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Click here for our web page.
Rhumb Line Restaurant, 1510 Anchors Way Drive, Ventura * (805)642-1200
Our restaurant overlooks Ventura Harbor and serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week, from 11:00am, (Sunday brunch from 10:00am to 2:00pm). Dog friendly outdoor patio and full cocktail bar with weekday happy hour from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Entertainment on weekends. Stunning marina views and best sunset views. Directions: By land, from Harbor Blvd., turn on Schooner Drive, (near Four Points Sheraton Hotel), then right on Anchors Way Drive, (former Scotch & Sirloin location). If by sea: Lat. N34º15'2", Long. W119º15'52". Most major credit cards accepted. Click here to visit our web page.
Sportsman Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, 53 S. California Street, Ventura * (805)643-2851
A long-time tradition for 60 years in downtown Ventura, The Sportsman is known for excellent service and the best steaks and seafood specialties in town. We serve lunch from 11:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, we also serve breakfast from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Comfortable and cozy cocktail lounge and a banquet room for large groups and parties. Major credit cards accepted. Downtown Ventura.
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Vagabond Restaurant, 760 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura * (805)643-1390
Best breakfast in town served all day 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. Special luncheon & dinner menus daily. Best hotcakes in the area! Also serving our well-known chicken fried steak every day! Weekend specials include the best eggs Benedict, two varieties of chicken noodle soup, roast pork & fresh roasted turkey breast dinners. Quick lunch service for busy business people. Major credit cards accepted. Beer & wine. Click here to visit our web page.
Winchester's Grill & Saloon, 632 E. Main Street, Ventura * (805)653-7446
Great steaks featuring Certified Angus Beef, chicken, fish-of-the-day, burgers and a variety of exotic meats including buffalo burgers, elk and venison! We have 40 beers on tap and a full cocktail bar with two happy hours 7 days a week from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. AND from 10:00 p.m. to closing. Outdoor patio dining and a kids menu. Open for dinner & cocktails Monday thru Thursday from 4:00 p.m., Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 11:30 a.m. with lunch specials and our dinner menu is available all day. Our kitchen is open until 11:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Check out our nightly specials! SPECIAL FRIDAY PROMOTIONS from 9:00 pm, with drink specials and giveaways. Come in and join us for lots of fun! Click here to visit our web page.
Yolie's Mex Grill, 133 W. Main Street, Ventura * (805)652-0338
Serving lunch and dinner every day. Our specialties include: fish tacos, fresh guacamole, fresh tamales and more. We have a full cocktail bar, a banquet room, and outdoor patio. Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 11am to 9pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am to 10pm and Sundays from 10am to 8pm. Happy hour Monday thru Friday from 4pm to 7pm. Visa and Mastercard accepted. Entertainment on Friday evenings. Ask about our catering services, (805)921-5832. Located across Main Street from VONS. Also visit us in Fillmore at Baja Marlin, 751 W. Ventura Street #A, corner of highway 126 and 23 Freeway, in the Super A Shopping Center. (805)524-5950. (Weekend Karaoke coming soon).
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