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Cafe Fiore Restaurant

66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-653-1266
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (33 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Located in downtown Ventura, and within easy walking distance to the beach, Cafe Fiore is probably the best Italian restaurant in Ventura! The atmosphere is warm and charming. The food is delicious, and priced quite reasonably! A remarkable menu of clasic Italian food with lots...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Fiore does not disappoint when it comes to a nice selection of salads and pasta. They have an extensive martini offering to pare with any meal. I love the assortment of bread they bring to start your experience.

Thank rebecca_shank
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Fiore is a really nice place! I felt welcomed by the friendly wait staff immediately. This was the first place I took my Mom and we loved it! Great wine by the glass, also big glasses so you can smell the wine when drinking,...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. "Classy casual" means no matter how you dress you'll fit right in and feel great. The food, especially the pasta dishes are delish, and plenty to warrant a take home box. It's a great place for couples, friends or a whole...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I were in town on vacation and visited on a Wednesday night. Caesar salad and lobster ravioli were delicious! The mojito was spot on ! Service was great. My only complaint was the music from duo playing after 9 pm was a...More

Thank andreagladu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bar is the first thing you see in this restaurant, AND it is generally a pretty crowded bar. Over recent years, this place was a hang-out for divorcees in the nighttime, now it's evolved a bit and has a broader population. The food is...More

Thank FridayLu
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great food, nice ambiance, patio for happy hour -- feels like Italy! Food is good Italian fare, daily soups are fantastic, best risotto I've ever had. We had a family group of 12 at Christmastime, and they gave us their back private room. Lovely place,...More

1  Thank Carolat67
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We have been here a few times and I'm always reminded that I really don't like this place. It is overpriced, dark and gloomy and too "hip" for me. I have friends that swear this place is the real deal but I would rather go...More

1  Thank Donna L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

An italian restaurant with delicious pizzas and friendly staff. I would definitly recomment this restaurant.

1  Thank Marco J
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Very pleasant dining experience.....great food and atmosphere. Location is perfect...grab a bite to eat and stroll around downtown Ventura

1  Thank Maria B
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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, 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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