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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
“Hidden Gem! New Orleans style Bistro, try their Beignets and lattes for breakfast. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for burgers & beverages! Try Trivia Night on Tuesday or Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3-6pm. Or try your hand at darts or a game of pool. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cinema
“Small town movie theater that offers reasonable matinee prices and a Tuesday Date Night special. For $16 you get 2 tickets, 2 popcorns, and 2 fountain drinks after 6pm.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“A great little museum with a small collection of local art. Free on the first Sunday of the month. Also the Cole Creativity Center (part of the art museum) has lots of art classes and other activities for kids, families and adults. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Enjoy live theatre in an intimate setting. This is also Ventura County Historical Landmark #76. Please note: This building does not have air conditioning and can be quite warm during the summer, if sensitive to heat. For tickets: www.santapaulatheatercenter.org ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“A Wine Spectator award-winning restaurant in a commercial complex? Huh!? Don't worry, it will all make sense after your first perfectly crafted Manhattan, and one taste of the au gratin potatoes and prime rib. A true GEM and our favorite restaurant. Open Wednesday through Saturday. If you can't get a reservation, show up and see if you can sit at the bar. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Did you know Unocal 76 started right here in Santa Paula? Check out the famous Oil museum and you will know more than you ever wanted to about oil and the history of how 76 started right here.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Only eaten here once and it was fresh and tasty. We enjoyed a couple of special rolls with some hot sake.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Open daily 6am - midnight. Redbox movie rentals located onsite. Reserve the latest movies with a credit card!”
  • 1 local recommends
Car Rental
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Authentic, homemade Italian cuisine nestled in a historic landmark. I recommend the Cavolini Fritti (fried brussel sprouts) and the Pollo Alla Piccata (lemon chicken).”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Our little airport is world famous -- Steve McQueen learned to fly here!--- and it's still the "wild west" of aviation. Eat any meal at this traditional diner overlooking the runway and enjoy the exceptional proximity to small planes landing and taking off. If you're lucky, you may even see stunt planes practicing in the aerobatics box. It will take your breath away! There's most always a wait at the restaurant because the portions are large, the food is hot, and the service is great. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Local Government Office
Department Store
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  • 1 local recommends