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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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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 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
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Back after many years

I was introduced to this restaurant many years ago by local business people. Since then I took every opportunity to visit there when in the area. Hadn't been there for maybe 15 years and wanted to try it again. After reading some of the reviews I was quite hesitant, but went anyway. Found it to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
azroadster
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Green Valley, Arizona
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Green Valley, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was introduced to this restaurant many years ago by local business people. Since then I took every opportunity to visit there when in the area. Hadn't been there for maybe 15 years and wanted to try it again. After reading some of the reviews I was quite hesitant, but went anyway. Found it to be the same old restaurant... More 

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Camarillo California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We have tried this restaurant on many occasions and it has just been average. They give you alot to eat, but the quality is fair.

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Ventura
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177 reviews 177 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I know Ottavio's has been around what seems like forever but until yesterday I had never walked through their doors. We were seated and then didn't see our waiter for about 10 minutes. The walls has some pictures of Venice and gondolas but nothing special. Bernardo, our waiter seemed very sure of himself but kept missing the chance to really... More 

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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Been enjoying this restaurant for many years. Consistently delicious ....... Love the scampi and other seafood dishes. So good!

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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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