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Ottavio's Italian Restaurant

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1620 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7850
805-482-3810
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Camarillo treasure!

We have been going to Ottavio's for over 30 years and enjoyed its changes over time. Good Italian food, but the best fish entrees in the county! Their sausage and pepper plate is also outstanding. Service can be rushed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Katherine S
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Camarillo, California
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Camarillo, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been going to Ottavio's for over 30 years and enjoyed its changes over time. Good Italian food, but the best fish entrees in the county! Their sausage and pepper plate is also outstanding. Service can be rushed.

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Camarillo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Big, traditionally Italian meals. We order many different dinners and are always pleased. My three favorites here are Grilled Shrimp Pomodoro, lasagna with meatballs, and spaghetti with meatballs. Great soups, perfect salads. Excellent, caring wait-staff...each and every time.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

First of all, we have NEVER been disappointed with our food at Ottavios!! We love there Calamari for starters. Every time we have a taste for Italian we go to Ottavios. I have never read so many unbelievable comments for a restaurant. SOME "reviewers" ARE just mean & miserable. If I were to bet, I would bet the unhappy posts... More 

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Camarillo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The best thing I had was the Raspberry Italian soda. My subject title sums it up for me. Average at best, but I suspect Alka Seltzer may be in order later tonight.

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Camarillo, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Been coming here for years, the food and the service have always been great! Seems to always have a wait but never that long. Their Eggplant Parmesan is the BOMB! As for those less than positive reviews, perhaps they are on a medication that dulls the taste buds?! If not, stick with your DiGiorno pizzas!

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Ventura, California
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Camarillo has some great restaurants but this is not one of them. It's the sort of place a tour bus stops on the way to the outlet stores or they advertise they will give you a free meal for listening to how to save for retirement. Food is average to below. Over-cooked, limp pasta, with indifferent sauces.

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Recently returned to the restaurant for their "early bird" special (4:00-6:00). Soup or salad, beverage, and dessert included. Really enjoyed the half and half (half ravioli, half spaghetti). The cappuccino ice cream was wonderful! We always try to stop here when we are in the area.

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Camarillo, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A long, long, time ago, in a far away town called Camarillo, Ottavio's restaurant used to be "authentic" Italian. The pasta was homemade, the sauce was paintstakingly made and bubbled on the huge gas stove, and the rolls and bread were made fresh daily. Today, there's a dumpster out back full of generic canned tomato sauce, three-day old Costco bread... More 

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Camarillo, California
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It's been a while since we've gone here, but it was clean and had decent food, though we haven't been on that side of town to revisit.

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Camarillo, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place has been around FOREVER and has cemented itself as a Ventura County gem. My husband loves their pizza and I love the spaghetti and meatballs with extra meat sauce.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1620 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7850
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Camarillo
  • Phone Number: 805-482-3810

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?