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Food and restaurants in Ventura

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Great views of the Marina from the Patio and Bar. One of the best Happy Hours in Ventura.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A restaurant with an Oyster Bar, great fish and Happy Hour. Usually one of the busier restaurants and they don't take reservations. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“Situated in the heart of Mid-Town Ventura, this charming restaurant is situated in a 1920's Spanish style bungalow. It has an award winning wine list, but is also has great Country Fried Steak! Parking is limited, but there is public parking across the street from the restaurant.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Within walking distance. Sports bar, good food, good drinks, friendly staff.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“So much to discover at Discovery!! Live music + bowling + full bar + great food... all in one place!!! Fun, stylish, playful atmosphere. And close to the bungalow. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“One of our favorite places for a burger and a beer - there's 101 different brews on tap to choose from!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Night Club
“Tsunami Tuesday offers half price appetizers and specialty cocktails ALL DAY! Mai Thai are the original Trader Vicks style! They have an amazing Sushi chef and traditional Polynesian fare, A local Fav!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A SoCal staple! If you're not from the land of In -N-Out, you need to try it. Walk away with a couple meals for around $10 and be totally delighted. Look up the secret menu lingo before going, too. :)”
  • 5 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“GREAT COFFEE, TREATS & GIFTS of all kinds... A local favorite and an americano to die for. Unique drinks, lavender lemonade and a great place to pick up a souvineer to remember your stay in Ventura. I love to go her on Saturdays before the farmers market! It is also my go to place for cards and gifts.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Local coffee shop that makes their own baked goodies. lovely little spot to start your day.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Good for Families with children, Kids ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“As you can tell, I am a foodie...anyways Nature's Grill has choices for vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores! I've been going there for years and you just can't beat their veg burger and other food that I can enjoy with ease but still be out with friends that eat meat”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is a favorite hangout for the local cycling crowd - but we can't think of anyone who wouldn't love their fresh-daily baking and coffee bar!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If you’re vegan or gluten free and eating with someone who needs their eggs, this place is for you. Located outside an artists’ space, they are a must try for Ventura. They also have kombucha on tap and some other pre-made items for sale. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“This is located near the mall, but the food is amazing and the pastries are works of art. They have a counter where you can sit and watch them make the bread. It’s a true Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood experience. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Excellent food and date location. On the expensive side. Tiny space, so make a reservation if possible or call ahead. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“This is a favorite hangout for the local cycling crowd - but we can't think of anyone who wouldn't love their fresh-daily baking and coffee bar!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“This is located near the mall, but the food is amazing and the pastries are works of art. They have a counter where you can sit and watch them make the bread. It’s a true Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood experience. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is a large and well appointed Market with a large selection. There is a CVS Store, 24 hour Fitness Center and several restaurants to enjoy. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Yegads. They have the BEST ever sticky buns- only available every on Sunday, so check their website. Otherwise, they have wonderful small batch goodies, both vegan, gluten free and regular awesomeness.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bistro
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“One of my top 5 lunch spots Fresh, affordable, delicious Can't leave without a cow cookie”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends