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Bistro 13

4910 Verdugo Wy, Camarillo, CA 93012
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Ranked #20 of 171 Restaurants in Camarillo
Cuisines: Italian, Vegetarian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Camarillo, California, United States
2 reviews
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
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Pune, India
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10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Best Italian place in town. Good food and verity of choices. Service is OK. Not expensive. Staff always helpful and prompt.

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were going to the independent movie house in Camarillo and decided to try Bistro 13 for the first time. While it's in a strip mall, the place is nicely decorated, the food very good, and the staff extremely helpful. I had the special fish, halibut, and it was quite good and served very hot. My husband had a chicken... More

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Camarillo, California
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22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

I go here about 4 Times a year and I love their calamari. Their seafood pasta is always good too. The servers are great. .. can't say anything bad about this restaurant except parking is a problem on weekdays so go there early

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

From the pink chowder to the lobster ravioli and the seafood cioppino, Bistro 13 serves up great food in a great atmosphere. Family friendly with half portion pastas available for the kids. Also great for couples and friends wanting to go out and have a great meal. The owner and staff are very warm and welcoming.

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San Diego, California
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13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

My husband and I were staying at the Courtyard Hotel in Camarillo. I had given an all day seminar and my husband wanted to take me out to dinner as a special treat. This restaurant is just a short walk from the hotel. When we walked in, we found it to be cozy and friendly. My husband had a seafood... More

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