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Spencer Makenzie's Fish

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806 East Thompson Boulevard, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001
805 643 8226
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Voted best fish taco in the county.

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  • 37
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  • 9
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Fish and Chips

This is a great place to get a quick bite to eat. They offer outdoor and indoor seating. Outside you can place you order at the window or inside you can order from and be served by a waitress. The food is good. Fish and chips are hot, crisp, and tasty. Good beer selection and good service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to get a quick bite to eat. They offer outdoor and indoor seating. Outside you can place you order at the window or inside you can order from and be served by a waitress. The food is good. Fish and chips are hot, crisp, and tasty. Good beer selection and good service. They also have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Good fish, good clam chowder, great salads, good beer, good price what else? I had a fish and shrimps burrito, spicy and tasty. Can eat on patio or at the bar or at the table inside. For european people it's good also because the air conditioning it's moderate.

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Orange, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

All things fish done quick. They have an array of very fresh Mexican seafood treats such as tacos and burritos. They also do an ahi burger and clam chowder. Very popular place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went here becuase we wanted to taste the world famous fish tacos. I've had better, but they were still great and I would go back for me. Definitely worth the visit!

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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Every fish item on the menu that I've eaten at Spencer Makenzie's has been fresh and delicious. Fish & Chips; and love those fish tacos! S Mak's choice of salsa for the tacos is the best. It's often hard to decide what salsa I want to try. Sometimes I ask to try one of each.—Bob Gregorchuk, Ventura, CA

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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fantastic tacos, relaxed atmosphere. Sit outside in the great weather. There are lines but it is well worth the wait.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great food with good draft beers. Blackened Salmon salad is ridiculous. The tacos are huge and the beer is cold. A short walk from the beach and the price is right. Outside seating is perfect for people watching or just enjoying the beach weather. I will definitely go back.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Spencer Makenzie's Fish the go to place in Ventura for Fish Tacos. Always packed with people so you know it's good. Parking is the only tricky part about eating here! Great food, great staff, good prices...give it try... Recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Without a doubt, the best fish tacos around! Well worth the drive and wait, this very laid back and "cool" diner style restaurant serves up their "world famous" variety of fish tacos and other items with the casual air of doling out burgers, but there is nothing unceremonious about what you'll get here!! Simply YUMMY tacos, a great variety of... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My husband and I were fortunate to try out this restaurant finally. Our friends have all said how good it is, and now I can confirm their reviews. We had an ahi and avocado on chips appetizer ($10) which works especially nice with their special Spencer MacKenzie's sweet chili sauce. Then we split a seafood burrito which they say was... More 

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Additional Information about Spencer Makenzie's Fish

Address: 806 East Thompson Boulevard, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805 643 8226
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 806 East Thompson Boulevard, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805 643 8226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Voted best fish taco in the county.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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