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4910 Verdugo Wy, Camarillo, CA 93012
805-383-3388
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  • 17
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Friendly and accommodating service, a bit above average Italian food but pricey for quality.

The food was pretty good but not for the price. The service was slow but very friendly and accomodating. My checca was over-cooked and not as described but they were nice enough to take it back and try again. The salad was over dressed and soggy. I would like to give it another try but the kitchen... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The food was pretty good but not for the price. The service was slow but very friendly and accomodating. My checca was over-cooked and not as described but they were nice enough to take it back and try again. The salad was over dressed and soggy. I would like to give it another try but the kitchen really needs to... More 

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Camarillo, California
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519 reviews 519 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I upgraded the rating after returning a couple of times. The food is still solid, if not getting better. They have a nice little bar in the back room I never noticed before. I think they treat repeat customers well. I still like the gnocchi and always get that when I am here, but I will try something else next... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The owner was delightful and the food was delicious! Lobster ravioli for me and chicken picatta for my husband. We will definitely be back next time we're in Camarillo.

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Fontana, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had an evening meal here which was delicious. I chose off the pasta menu and you could choose the pasta you wanted with the accompanying sauce/meat. I chose the Novello (chicken, basil, mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes) over penne pasta. Mmmmm!!! This came with soup or salad and I chose the lentil soup. The soup was nice but not great... More 

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Oxnard California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Yes, this restaurant is in a strip mall and is not very big, but the food is outstanding. My husband and I have come here a few times in the past year and have not been disappointed. We have been able to eat outside each time we have visited, as their patio dining is located ideally from too much sun... More 

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Camarillo, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I love this restaurant. I have been there with friends for no reason in particular, and I have been there for family celebrations! It is always a wonderful treat. The food is wonderful, and it feels as though there is a pull to get me in the door!

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Camarillo, California
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our experience was frightening. I was assaulted by the owner for asking for picatta sauce on the salmon risotto dish. Instead the meal was served with nothing on it at all. When I insisted that it needed sauce, the owner took a knife and threw it down on my plate and food splatter all over me. It scared me and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Always delicious. Small and friendly place in, yes, a stripmall. Great garlicky homemade bread to start. Fish entrees are fresh and flavorful, and prepared just right. Risotto dishes are rich and so good. Never had a not-perfect meal.

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66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Ventura County isn't known as a gastronomic destination, but with more restaurants like Bistro 13 it certainly could be. Though located at the eastern edge of Camarillo beneath the Conejo Grade in a shopping center the interior ambiance is cozy. Owner Giovanni Tromba - acting as host & bartender - is charming and accommodating. The food was delightful. We arranged... More 

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ventura, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I can't think of a restaurant in the whole county that has a better menu, better tasting food or better service. It is a consistantly perfect place to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4910 Verdugo Wy, Camarillo, CA 93012
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Camarillo
  • Phone Number: 805-383-3388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian

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