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The Waterside Restaurant and Wine Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
3500 Harbor Blvd, Ste 1-111, Oxnard, CA 93035-4179
+1 805-985-4677
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“shrimp scampi” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3500 Harbor Blvd, Ste 1-111, Oxnard, CA 93035-4179
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a shrimp scampi special that we all enjoyed. Also good clam chowder. Service was good no complaints and overall a thumbs up from our group.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank O7366PXalanb
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Decided to take our dinghy to the Waterside for dinner. The place was not packed and we got a great table outside next to the band. Our waiter was very pleasant and took our drink order. My wine was delivered in a fair amount of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Greg U
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We spent a long weekend in Oxnard and just happened upon Waterside. First off, everyone was friendly, happy. Great start. We sat outside and both nights there was really great music. First night a duo and then the next night 'Uncle Bob', who played 3...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank runswim54
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Ventura for a couple of days and apart from one ice cream the food ranged from average to terrible. This place had a decent setting and drinks list and service was friendly but really slow. The food menu didn’t cater well at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 482jemmag
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I am always looking for new places to try and Oxnard harbor has a few waterfront restaurants . This past Sunday we were out for a drive and decided to check this place out. Please note brunch is served til 4 on Sunday. So we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joeytd
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We frequent this place quite often due to the fact we have a second home in Oxnard. We were surprised to learn that it had a new owner. Nevertheless, we decided to give it a try. The service was atrocious! The hostess had no clue...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank maverickwalter
Reviewed July 30, 2018

My husband and I stayed in Oxnard overnight while in CA last week. We found a little restaurant on the harbor with live music on the patio. It was a Saturday night and the place was busy (a good thing). We made a reservation earlier...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank evanscaribbean
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

I took my Seattle based family who is visiting to our neighborhood eatery We were impressed with the great service, food and beverage selections. The small bites on the happy hour menu show a great variety of food

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TheChiefFromCali
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Not wine-ing-disappointed with lunch. Got the special BLT on a croissant thinking it wouldn't be featured unless it was good. Bad reasoning. Croissant was not fresh, it was almost soggy. It looked like it had been smashed flat with a frying pan-there were two at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Maddie was our waitress and she was awesome. Very friendly and attentive to her guests needs. We stopped in for the first time and what a pleasant surprise. They had a sizeable Happy Hour menu and the food was served quickly and the flavors were...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Diana D
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Lauren W
July 18, 2018|
Response from joeytd | Reviewed this property |
Not sure we walked in on a Sunday afternoon and were promptly seated.
Lauren W
July 18, 2018|
Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Harbor Blvd, Ste 1-111, Oxnard, CA 93035-4179
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-985-4677
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Welcome to the Waterside Restaurant and Wine Bar. We are committed to offering our customers classically inspired dishes, prepared using only the finest and freshest quality ingredients available locally, from the bounty of the Oxnard Plain and its coastal waters. We take the utmost pride, in our extensive selection of wines, and our farm-to-table dining experience.
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