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Ottavio's Italian Restaurant

1620 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo, CA 93010-7850
805-482-3810
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Ranked #20 of 170 restaurants in Camarillo
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Thousand Oaks, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

When I think about Italian restaurant Olive Garden come to my mind with in flash. So my rating is based on that. Ambience is below than Olive garden. Not enough lights during evening. The price I paid I could have got better value in Olive Garden. Test is not bad but again Olive Garden takes the advantage. Portions are ..k.... More

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San Bernardino, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Our family has been to this restaurant several times in the last two years since my son enrolled at Channel Islands University. My favorite dish is pasta Emiliano which has asparagus hearts, sausage, tomatoes,etc. Their fresh baked bread is to die for, especially the Parmesan garlic rolls. Service is always very good.

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Camarillo, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food, fair prices (especially early bird Sun to Thursday ). The owners and staff want you to enjoy yourself . The soups are great, the sauce is slightly sweet and delightful . A great place to eat!

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Camarillo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Went there again after a decade and same result, horrible service with mediocre food. I really don't know how they can stay in business. I guess there's always a new crop of blue hairs to prey on. I guess if you don't want to change, you don't have to.

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Camarillo, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

We've been going there for lunch buffet which is undeniably good. We tried their early bird special which worth for the money. Food are really served steaming hot,freshly prepared. Their bread is really, really good. But every time you look around to ask for seconds, nobody is around. You have to wait for sometime before they come around again or... More

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Valencia, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My family moved to Camarillo in 1969, Ottavio's opened that same year. We have been enjoying them in their original location, as well as their "new" one on the Avenue. Talk about history! This was my husband's first time... and he enjoyed every bite! Raquel provided excellent service and filled us in on some of the changes the family has... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This place has The Best Italian Food that you will ever eat, especially in this area, for many miles around. Been there 2 times and the food was Exceptionally GREAT Tasting. However, say you want an Extra Napkin or an Extra Empty Glass or you want to get the Waiter's attention, you can forget that. They are borderline almost RUDE... More

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant off and on for years. It's always good. The lunch buffet is super delicious and gives you a taste of some of their menus items. The wait staff is always very friendly and attentive. They offer real italian food unlike some of the chain restaurants. We love it.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I always find it interesting to read the negative reviews. I really don't understand why someone would complain about Ottavio's. I suppose you could get a grumpy waiter or even a bad meal, but I'm pretty sure that would be the exception here. We spent about $20 per person, including tax and tip, for dinner without appetizers, drinks or dessert.... More

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Camarillo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant is great for family, couples and business, The menu selection is excellent and is a great value.

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