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Cafe Fiore Restaurant

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66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802 (Santa Clara)
+1 805-653-1266
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Santa Barbara, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for a light dinner before our show at the Ventura Majestic Theater. It was great, a bit pricey but worth it.

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Thank mlwtaw9493
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was good and service was friendly. We had a great caprese salad, a delicious minestrone soup and meat lasagna ( a little salty but eatable). Also had a fiore sangria which wasn't good tasty but very strong so I did drink it all :).

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Thank MissyMM21
Laguna Beach, California
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246 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

5 minute walk from Crown Plaza, next to one of the other best in town. Name fools you but it's an old Italian resturaunt that serves great fish and meat. We started with tasty, crispy grilled octopus. Not calamari. Way better, haven't had it prepared this way before, and plentiful. My wife had a succulent, grilled sea bass with grilled... More 

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Thank OC-RaiderFan
Rapid City, South Dakota
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and beverage were outstanding. Arrived early and seated with no problem. Staff was friendly and attentive. Two couples enjoyed a delightful evening and a memory was made for the "Birthday Girl"!

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Thank Michael B
Ventura, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious. The Lamb Shank is my favorite. They also have some very unique and tasty appetizers. Sit at the kitchen bar - the two seats on the right are the best - and watch the chefs work. Wait until you've seen a few dished prepared before you commit to your order, otherwise you'll keep seeing something that makes you say... More 

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Thank Rich B
Fallbrook, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our food was good, not the best Italian I have had, but nice & fresh , just not extraordinary. The wine selection was good. Ambiance fine. Everything was clean. Our server was polite, friendly, & attentive. I believe I would return for lunch. I do not believe the prices reflect the quality of the food, too high for a non... More 

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Thank heidihomac
Los Angeles
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301 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romantic-Good Food and Good Service I should have checked the website- up until 6pm they have some great special Happy Hour Pricing! There are some nice bistro tables along a wall that is all wood and filled with wine bottles which is kind of private and romantic- vs some tables that are more European where you are sitting right next... More 

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Thank BackRoadsUSA
Central California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked up on a 3-day weekend Sunday night and even though they were busy, got a table quickly. Above average but not spectacular Italian food, excellent service. Would definitely go back, and recommend the place to friends and family.

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Thank sbdude_11
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and her family brought me to Cafe Fiore for dinner. The food was excellent. I had the sesame seed crusted Ahi tuna over asparagus and salad. This was as good or better than any Ahi dish I've had in Hawaii. The rest of my family had gnocchi, eggplant parmigiana, and the kids had pizza. I had the house... More 

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Thank Robert K
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The food was good (not stellar), somewhat overpriced (but hey- we knew that!) and the salads were very good. Hostess was very nice and gave us the table in the window. It was good. I think I prefer it for lunch because I do t like too much noise.

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
    (Santa Clara)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-653-1266

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?