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The Italian Job Cafe

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2810 Harbor Blvd. Channel Islands Harbor Oxnard, CA 93035, Oxnard, CA
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Italian Delight

We have eaten here a few times alone, with family and friends. Good food, good service and nice location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Clearwater, Florida
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Oxnard, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to the Italian Job as often as possible.mthe food is excellent, the service is great, and the prices are reasonable.mthey have a few boat tie offs so I can go by water, too.

Thank Kelly E
Williamsburg, Virginia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is nice, the wait staff friendly and efficient. The wine pours are generous, but the food is just OK. We would go there again upon a return visit to the area, but only because it is a reliable,comfortable place, not because of the food.

Thank msjudystew
Clearwater, Florida
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We have eaten here a few times alone, with family and friends. Good food, good service and nice location.

Thank Fscalfaro
Oxnard, California
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

For those of you who have been here before and have seen the hardships it's gone through, you might want to give it another try. The food now is very good, the service prompt and staff attentive. I love the soups. They serve gluten free pasta and it is good. And if you haven't been here before, go. They have... More 

Thank jtdanza
Oxnard, California
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

A nice Italian restaurant in the Channel Island Harbor. The food has always been very good. The wait service is excellent. Everyone is very friendly and accommodating. What more can you ask for?

Thank Elizabeth A
Ventura, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We just had dinner here - our 4th or 5th visit in recent months. Great pasta dishes. Charming atmosphere and service. A nice wine list. And fair prices (I don't get the review that complained about price/value; I totally disagree). Try the Strozzapressi pasta dish. And the pistachio gelato.

Thank Mary S
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Dining group that support local restaurants. 12 ladies tried a Tuesday night out and support of the new owner. Prices too high for food value. Establishment nice and clean people friendly and nice. But for the value of the meal I would not return.

Thank CalRetirees
Redondo Beach, California
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This little Italian place on the Channel Islands Harbor offers authentic Italian food and a good wine list, especially for such a small place. Ryan Dill, the manager, is passionate about what they do and seeking to improve the already good food in the future.

Thank UltimateWines
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We ate here twice during our five-day stay in Oxnard. The food was great value and very tasty, and the service was friendly without being overbearing. The pizzas were particularly good. The restaurant was clearly popular but it did not feel crowded; the atmosphere was very relaxed. A great find!

Thank Joanna T
Oxnard, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Amazing little Italian Cafe in the Channel Islands harbor with authentic Italian food and great service. My all time favorite is a stuffed pork chop off the specials menu on Friday night, call ahead to see if it is available and if not there is plenty of other delicious options to choose from. Oh and do not forget about dessert.

Thank Lorenzo G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2810 Harbor Blvd. Channel Islands Harbor Oxnard, CA 93035, Oxnard, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?