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All 265 Oxnard Restaurants

The Italian Job Cafe

2810 Harbor Blvd. Channel Islands Harbor Oxnard, CA 93035, Oxnard, CA
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Ranked #28 of 265 Restaurants in Oxnard
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Sacramento, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We arrived at the restaurant shortly before 7:00pm. There was no one waiting ahead of us. No one greeted us once we arrived. A few minutes after we arrived, a group of 20 arrived. The servers (all 3 of them) starting setting up for the group of 20. But before they could, they asked the table of 6 who were... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I had the salmon, it was good but my wife's white fish was better. The night we went there was hardly anyone there but the place next door was very loud so what should have been a quiet dinner was more like sitting at a noisy bar. They had a large wine selection, I only had water so I can't... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This restaurant was the 'real deal'! The food was excellent and the waiting staff were very helpful and attentive. We were there on a Tuesday night out of season so it was nice and quiet. Would strongly recommend to anyone who wants good 'home cooked' Italian food.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

At the end of a struggling strip mall snuggled close to the Channel Islands Harbor, this quaint eatery is the ticket if you're in the mood for some authentic Italian food. Tables for two are close together inside. Opt to sit outside for a bit more privacy where your every word won't be shared with your neighbor. Umbrella tables provide... More 

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Valley Center, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Usually when we visit Mandalay Beach in Oxnard, we stick to seafood. Coincidentally, we had a yen for some Italian food, and lo and behold, virtually stumbled on this little gem. The house salad was tasty greens with a scrumptious house dressing. My wife had ravioli with a pumpkin mixture within, and I had "strangled priests" pasta with sausage. We... More 

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Oxnard, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Italian Job Cafe is a great local restaurant tucked away at the Oxnard harbor. They are one of the best Italian restaurants in the area and our meals have always been delicious, no matter what we order. I think they have one of the best home made dressings for their salad I have ever tasted. If you order a... More 

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Humble, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had a delicious Italian angel hair spaghetti meal here today. It was a good experience and I would recommend this restaurant.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant's food was surprisingly better than I expected considering the outside of the restaurant and the decor. Our waitress brought our son's meal very quickly which was much appreciated. My salad was okay and my husband thought his lentil soup was a little bland (and he will eat anything). The pasta dishes were all very good, but were a... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The menu and wine list offer a great variety for a strip mall restaurant. The bread is baked fresh and absolutely delicious. Try the gnocchi - cooked to perfection and sauce not too rich. Service was a bit slow (don't go there too hungry) but food was made with care.

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67 reviews 67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

The Oxnard area is all fast food. The Italian Job is a nice sit down restaurant with great service and good food. The Channel Islands harbor needs more good restaurants it such a great place. I had the there pizza for an appetizer and was impressed on there thin crust. Our meals were all good and loved the atmosphere. It... More 

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Additional Information about The Italian Job Cafe

Address: 2810 Harbor Blvd. Channel Islands Harbor Oxnard, CA 93035, Oxnard, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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