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Brophy Bros. Seafood Restaurant & Clam Bar

1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001-5301
+1 805-639-0865
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (114 reviews)
“seafood” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001-5301
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was good, very large portions. There’s a covered eating area that overlooks the marina that made for an especially enjoyable lunch.

Thank Devin H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of friends and I were visiting Ventura and decided to go to Brophy's for drinks and snacks. The food was good, the service was good and the view was beautiful of the lights in the marina

Thank GMAVicki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very busy place, so expect a wait. It wasn’t too long and pretty close to what the hostess told us it would be. Lots of variety of seafood choices. Not all is fried, but most was. We had some fried and some...More

Thank 84NancyP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was crowded on the weekend that we were giving a beeper which allowed us to enjoy a stroll around the harbor area. When we returned we were fortunate to have an excellent table with a good view over the harbor. My wife had a...More

Thank ZimboSD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here since our favorite is the Brophy Bros in Santa Barbara. This is almost as good. Perhaps equal but love the SB original. My favorite is the clam chowder and salad. However, the cioppino is awesome. The calamari is my wife’s favorite and...More

Thank sailjm
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Nice, modern airy space which was really buzzing the night we went. Great fresh seafood, but the portions are HUGE ! A crowd of young servers did a great job.

Thank LaMaisonRiviere
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

After being bounced around on a zodiac boat for several hours, we came into the harbor, wearing several layers and looking frazzled. We docked and headed to Brophy Brothers. We sat inside but it was kind of an outside enclosed glass patio, at the counter...More

Thank amyfX939MA
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch. Great location in harbor with a view from second floor. Food was good and service was great.

Thank Jr W
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch as looked to have nice view of marina. Patio was crowded with locals. I had mahi mahi with mango salsa. Served with huge portions of cole slaw and rice pilaf. Nice loaf of sour dough and strangely a dinner salad. Fish...More

Thank travelernottourist
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We love this place we go every time we're in town.Food is excellent! And wait staff are always very good and friendly.And the view is beautiful.

Thank Denise M
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July 18, 2017|
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Response from Lynluke | Reviewed this property |
Only if you were on the corner of the patio closest to the ocean. The sun sets over the ocean so if you have an ocean view from the patio, you will see it.
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Maggie B | Reviewed this property |
Although many places are dog-friendly, the dogs must be on an outdoor patio area and not transit the restaurant to get there. Brophys is on the second floor, so even the outdoor patio area mush be accessed through the... More
June 17, 2017|
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Response from GwendolynAP | Reviewed this property |
A place to go with dogs is Cafe Nouveau on Chrisman at Thompson. Dogs are welcome there on the outdoor patio.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1559 Spinnaker Dr, Suite 200, Ventura, CA 93001-5301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-639-0865
  • E-mail
We are a casual seafood house that is located right on the dock in the Ventura & Santa Barbara Harbor. You'll find a bustling scene of fisherman, young professionals and sand-sprinkled beach-goers nearly every night of the week at these true-blue waterfront institution. Dungeness crab cocktail, oysters on the half-shell and fried shrimp round out the "small" menu offerings. Fresh fish specials, such as grilled white sea bass from local waters, mahi mahi dusted in Cajun spices and pan-blackened local yellowtail, are highlights on the "long" menu. No matter what, libations are always in order at this locals' favorite gathering place. Everyone is welcome at Brophy's, hope to see you soon.
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