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Bonano's - CLOSED

100 N. Ashwood, Ventura, CA 93003
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English first
Santa Barbara, CA
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We found this restaurant on Yelp on our way home to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles. It's in an unlikely location (a little strip mall) but the food was delicious and the service very good. I plan to return on a future trip.

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Ventura, California
Top Contributor
212 reviews 212 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

I should have followed the advice in previous reviews and ordered the mussels but I ordered the ceviche which was too lemony for my taste. The crispy corn served with it was quite tasty. Dinner came with a flat bread served warm with flavorful dipping sauces. We ate similar food in Peru so knew what to expect, but there was... More 

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Ventura, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

this was our first time eating at Bonano's and we really enjoyed the food we started with the calamari that was tasty that we each had one of the seafood rice dishes mine with the cilantro and my husband a yellow rice. we will be back to try out some of there other dishes.

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Ventura, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We tried out this place two nights ago and were pleasantly surprised that Peruvian food was good! We had no idea that it was more Mediterranean than Latin and more interesting that most offerings in Ventura. This is the type of place that surprises you if you live here. One doesn't expect this here in Ventura. Friends suggested that we... More 

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Ventura, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012 via mobile

In a random shopping center, however my favorite restaurant in Ventura. The staff is amazing, however does not hold a candle to the food!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Summary: Bonanos is located in a nondescript small strip mall near Ventura College. That shouldn't detract you from trying something different and enjoying the authentic Peruvian cuisine. Service is good, prices are reasonable, and the menu offers some uniquely different selections. Wanting to broaden their horizons, I ate there with my teenage son and his friend. We were served by... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

I know this is Trip Advisor, but whether you're a visitor to Ventura or live here, this place is well worth it. It's not downtown or at the beach , but in an unassuming strip mall in the middle of town (CVS Pharmacy is the anchor). I don't know how they do their rotisserie chicken but it is heavenly and... More 

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Additional Information about Bonano's

Address: 100 N. Ashwood, Ventura, CA 93003
Phone Number: 805-339-9860
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Peruvian

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