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Ferraro's Italian Resturant

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2788 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-2804
+1 805-648-7270
Today
16:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 08:30
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 09:30
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Ventura, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been enjoying Ferraro's since I was small, nothing compares to the quality of food you will get. We support small family owned restaurants and the chain Italians spots just don't even compare! You may have to wait to be seated, but believe me it is worth it and you can enjoy a glass of wine, beer or non-alchoal... More 

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Oxnard, California
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240 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Family run since the 70's, this is a restaurant many locals go to for wonderful Italian food. Pizza, Pasta, Sandwiches...a whole assortment of culinary delights. You can't go wrong here. Small, intimate, not fancy at all. Go!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Took family & friend there, great food and experience. Everyone enjoyed their meal and visit. We had their chicken dishes & pastas.

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Ventura, California
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Let's see, my family has enjoyed eating there for over 26 years. Is that good enough? Wish they still were open for lunch. Make sure to let them know if you want thin or regular crust for the pizza. Our family enjoys having the Sam's Special Salad vs. regular garden/dinner salad. Like macaroni & cheese? Try their version. Kids love... More 

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Sacramento, California
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Ferraro's Italian Restaurant, family owned, is one of the best restaurants in Ventura California. Serving Italian cuisine and Italian hospitality for over 50 years. This restaurant started by Sam & Betty Ferraro and now their daughter Sarah has taken over the helm. Their Chicken Franchise and Broccoli & Rigoletti Pasta has been our family favorites for about 50 years. Try... More 

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Thank Ed J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The atmosphere is like a typical Italian restaurant. The service is good and the waitresses are very friendly. The food is good and it is cooked well but like many Italian restaurants today the sauce is sweet.

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Ventura, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This restaurant in mid town Ventura has no ambience, is surprising popular, loud when full, and the food quite average for a speciality restaurant. On tis evening we had spaghetti and meatballs, (disappointing meatball....a bit of mystery meat tasting) and a fettucini alfredo shrimo and scallops....chewy scallops/shrimp. The garlic bread was good, the salads were good, and the service good.... More 

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Thomasville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Rigoletti w/ broccoli was perfect. I don't eat pasta often, (almost never) but this was fantastic. Dining area is extremely small, but we arrived early and were seated right away. Staff was attentive and helpful.

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Port Hueneme, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

We are so happy to have Ferraro's open for lunch---had their "small" antipasto salad and a medium pizza this noon, both wonderful. I hadn't been there in a long time due to a move out of the area, very glad to find it's even better than before. Can't wait to try the other offerings. My husband hadn't eaten there before,... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

With the passing of the sweet and dedicated owner, her daughter is striving to continue the legacy of her parents restaurant ,and has added some much needed cosmetic repair to the interior, updated the menu, and has added weekly specials. Nothing about these changes has taken away from warmth and charm of this local Italian Staple. I always order the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 08:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 20:30
Thursday
16:30 - 20:30
Friday
16:30 - 09:30
Saturday
16:30 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2788 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-2804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-648-7270

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?