Ventura County is up and coming, making a name for itself and gettin with the times! No longer is it a place of only fast food options and divey mexican joints but its stepped up its game by offering everything from high end fresh seafood paired with fine wines to fresh baked savory treats and hipster coffee. It’s safe to say that you will never run out of options here. Because of our obvious obsession with food, we put together a list of the best restaurants that are a must try in Ventura County.
One of the hot spots here in Downtown Ventura, Rumfish y vino is known for their unique craft cocktails. This hip Gastro-Bar serves you home made bitters and creative recipes that are rotated year around. The Dragonfruit Caipiroska is our fav!
- Rice by Mama
A relaxed environment to have lunch on the patio with your friends on the weekend. It's all plain delicious - you get the best bang for your buck. One meal is big enough for lunch and dinner!
The view doesn't get any better than this. Enjoy your fish tacos and beer while kicking back and watching the waves. "With a local brew in one hand and taco in the other it feels as if the summer never ends here at Beach House Tacos."
Dine in or take out. A perfect place to mingle with friends and family. This Japanese restaurant is centrally located in Downtown Ventura in a compact space with a long sushi bar. Did we mention they serve gluten free tempura? Genius!
A friendly cafe known for their delicious pastries and beautiful view of the Ventura Harbor. “Quaint place for French & Californian fare offering a waterfront patio, espresso bar & baked goods.” The perfect place to go on a date with your significant other and shop around.
Our next door neighbor! Your perfect coffee and chill location that also serves delicious açaí bowls. Convenient for grabbing a refreshment and shopping with us!
Your Italian cravings have been answered. Located on Downtown Main Street, Jimmy's Slice serves some of the best gluten free pizza you can get your hands on! Go ahead - Indulge!
The perfect place to go for a night in the town and dressing up with beau. The intimate environment and fresh food will have you feeling like royalty. “Locally sourced seafood, wine & beer in a semi-upscale space with an oyster bar & nautical theme.”
Fresh, sustainable, and environmentally conscious sources. Your go-to healthy, light breakfast. "Harvest Cafe promises to be a true farm-to-table restaurant, serving only the freshest produce, arriving daily from farms in the Ventura area. All of our ingredients will be organic, and grown as close to our location as possible."
Your fun, festive, casual neighborhood Mexican restaurant. Offers an amazing Happy Hour every Monday thru Friday from 4pm to 7pm. Known for their “Sizzling fajitas, taquitos, tostadas, burritos, party platters, cocktails & more in a festive space.”
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