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Spasso Cucina italiana

1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
+1 805-643-2777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (20 reviews)
“zabaione” (3 reviews)
“bucatini” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Have been wanting to try this place for awhile and glad we finally did. Wonderful pasta done with just a few simple ingredients but all adding up to a delicious dinner. I had the bucatini alla Gricia which has only a few ingredients but tasted...More

Thank jerjon
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a local eatery and stumbled upon Spasso's. What a great find! Best lasagna I have had in years! We all really enjoyed the food and friendly atmosphere. They even gave us a complimentary desert to share. Outstanding!!!! I will be back...More

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Looking at all the other reviews I wish I had ordered the lasagna. Everything we ordered was amazing. And the atmosphere was cozy.

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We tried the pizza, pesto pasta and a marinara pasta. The pizza was great because they gave us four different toppings with two slices of each kind. The pesto pasta was strong, but good and we all loved the marinara and bread. Order their sangiovese...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Not close to the hype we've been hearing about. The good: the service was good, not great but good, the bread was very good! The atmosphere was nice, not too loud but not too quiet. The clams are of very high quality, the sauce was...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Well as the title states, order the lasagna. Everyone who didn't was not happy with their choice. The ravioli was on the tough side and the pesto was pretty bland. Back to the lasagna! Light , if you can imagine lasagna and the word light...More

Thank Franniep55
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem in Ventura a block from the beach. Really authentic recipes from Francesco's mother who is from village outside Rome. Huge portions. Very good service. The FOOD is the thing here. We had melanzane parmigiana and meat lasagna which were both excellent. Had the...More

Thank elfinforesttony
Reviewed 14 June 2017

An intimate group of friends came to Spasso recently for some fine Italian dining. We were not disappointed. This is a cozy little spot, steps from the beach. However, it doesn't have that 'beach bum' vibe; it's classy. The menu is well put together with...More

Thank Tyskyr
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, reasonable prices, cozy and casual. We discovered this restaurant by accident while traveling along 101 and feel lucky to have found it!

Thank cleanjack
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We found this place while staying at the local Marriott and it was well worth the short walk. It's a cozy setting with a real Italian feel and the food does not disappoint. The Caprese salad was excellent as was the soup and the lasagne...More

Thank Si405
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
    (Zephyr Ct.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-2777
  • E-mail
Spasso Cucina Italiana is a delightful Italian/Roman cuisine located just steps from the Pacific Ocean. A great setting and great cuisine makes this a must visit for all destination diners. A great menu offers several of your favorites as well as some of ours. Outdoor seating is available and we welcome you to join us for your next dining encounter.
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