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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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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank OneOrchidLover
Ventura, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel across the street called police and video taped all night. Manager forced to tell band to turn down music

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Thank bree m
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice romantic restaurant for couples and adult friends. Great food and full service bar with live music. Definitely worth a visit to this locals spot.

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Thank MJ C
Port Hueneme, California
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232 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somehow the place doesn't quite make it in all categories. The ambiance is nice but the booth seating is uncomfortable, the noise level a little high, and the food-while fresh and abundant-is unremarkable as well as overprices. The wine list is good, the service is very good, but none of these lift your experience into the "gotta go back" category.

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Thank Robert B
Ventura
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Ventura desperately needs more good restaurants. This one is I'd give 3.5 out of 5. We prefer their desserts to their main courses and of course the bread is really good. The main courses just seem to lack a "wow" factor and IMO are over priced for what you get. I recently had a chicken parm salad. Some of the... More 

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Thank RalphVentura
Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a wonderful happy hour that includes a fabulous special menu and a great sangria option. The manager Ruthie is the best and always stops by to see how you are. The fried goat cheese balls are delicious! Great ambiance too so its good to meet a friend or a date.

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Thank LouiseNebraska
Cambria, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Once a year the family gathers for a holiday celebration. We booked a table at Cafe Fiore and were treated like special guests. It was a chilly night in early December but the heaters were on and comfortable when we arrived to eat on the patio. The waitress was prompt, energetic and gracious. 8 adults and two kids under ten... More 

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Thank Kac Y
Ventura, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I really love this place! Wonderful ambiance & delicious food. Lots of craft cocktails & unique martinis. Try the avocado martini, you'll be surprised how good it is. Yum!

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Thank Kristy L
Camarillo, California
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Today, my friend and I walked into Cafe Fiori for happy hour which ends at 5pm on Saturdays. I rushed to get there to make it to their happy hour and I was extremely disappointed when we had to wait 17 minutes just for a waitress to take our order (we wanted to get our order in before 5pm happy... More 

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Thank Geralyn C

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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?