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Cafe Fiore Restaurant

66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-653-1266
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place with great service! Classic meals and wonderful specials every night. If you hit it just right you will be entertained by rotating bands that is a perfect blend of dinner music that can entice you to stick around for a while.

Thank bgdaawg95076
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Eight of us went here for happy hour. The $7 margarita is excellent. We had a few pizzas and a few sliders. All were really really good. Nice place for an easy delicious dinner. Service was awesome.

Thank Jolsongoude
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

TripAdvisor said this was the place for an intimate dinner. They were correct. We got there early because we knew it was a popular place. We were seated at a booth almost immediately. The service here is exemplary. Greeted immediately, water poured, bread delivered, server...More

Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Obviously a local favorite diner type family restaurant with a bar-lounge area-however the bar is VERY limited. Food is fresh and well prepared. Nothing really fancy, but excellent breakfasts with pleasant servers.

Thank Cassio169
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The sauce of the spaghetti tasted like it came out of a jar and we had to ask to reheat the our food. we went there for lunch. not loud, the service was good.

Thank grisel23
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I met a few friends at Cafe Fiore during happy hour. The food and drink were very good. The martinis were outstanding. I'll definitely return.

Thank mikekennedyauthor
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This place has a great vibe in downtown Ventura. Great bar with live music and nice outdoor seating available. The food was very good but not great. Ate there 2 nights and nothing was over the top awesome. The Osso Buco was okay, the sauce/gravy...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here many times over several years. It's a favorite every time we visit Ventura. The food is always very good & so is the service. The desserts are great too, unfortunately. We always return.

Thank ppvp
Reviewed 2 October 2017

While I have my favorite Italian restaurants, this is not one of them. The food is overpriced along with the drinks. While they give you good size portions it doesn't taste like homemade Italian food. Having just spent time in Italy and eaten at many...More

Thank Cgrl3700
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Ok so I went off reviews and I'm very happy I did! We reserved a table and I'm so happy we did. Now we were a bit on the boring side with pizza, salad, and soup but it was very tasty! The waiter was somewhat...More

Thank Melissa B
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22 September 2015|
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Response from oxnarddragonlady | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an outdoor area for eating. It has a clear glass portion on top of a wall to help block the wind off of the water. There are also heaters and a fire pit for those colder evenings. One thing to keep in mind is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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