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Vagabond Coffee Shop

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760 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2916
805-643-1390
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good, reasonably priced coffee shop food

I go to Vagabond all the time. They have great breakfasts, but good food for all of their meals. And, if you like the daily specials, it's a wonderful deal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

for breakfast the waitress was kind of grumpy, I felt like I was a bother. My bacon tasted like it was cooked on a dirty grill. We got an order to go for dinner my ham and cheese sandwich was pretty good, but the spaghetti sauce not so good. Price is too high for the quality

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Droitwich
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were recommended to eat breakfast here whilst staying in Ventura. It was not good. Limp salad, tasteless grilled cheese sandwich, venue living off past glories. I'm sure the regulars like it but it's not for out of towners wanting some quality on their vacation. Go to Ruby's diner instead on East Main a couple blocks away with free parking... More 

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VANCOUVER
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We love this place, classic American Diner. Best part is the staff...most have been here for years. Great food. Go right now.

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Palmdale, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Breakfast is the bomb! Best omelettes, great portions, good prices. Service is great. The pepper sauce is wonderful! You can buy it there to take home.

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Carlsbad
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I go to Vagabond all the time. They have great breakfasts, but good food for all of their meals. And, if you like the daily specials, it's a wonderful deal.

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Ventura, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I can only think people come here because they meet friends or it feels familiar. The coffee to the dessert was too salty/sweet/tasteless or had gravy to cover it up. Nothing was fresh. My salad looked like it came from a bag. This place is in an area with the freshest vegetables in America, year round, yet everything was processed.

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California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Once a premier neighborhood coffee shop with fine breakfast, lunch, dinner. A destination although a coffee shop. Now just average. Slow service. Eggs not as requested. Specialty potatoes filled with massive amounts of near raw onion. Sure not what it used to be.

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Valley View, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Used to go here when I was growing up. Hasn't changed a bit except they now offer beer and wine. Staff is great

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Glendale, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Good home cooking style food. Reasonable prices, not fancy but who cares. Serve a very good breakfast and if you want fried chicken, it isn't cooked until you order it; no steam table.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

First-rate throwback to the 50's. Returned after 30 year absence and found nothing had changed. Plain decor, excellent food and friendly (if elderly) waitresses. The flawless old time coffee shop. Enjoy the fried chicken and hot pork sandwich and leave your pretentious attitude behind. You and your tummy will be the better for it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 760 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2916
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805-643-1390

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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