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Lure Fish House

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60 S. California St, Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-567-4400
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Restaurant Hours: SUN-THUR 11:30am-9:30pm FRI-SAT 11:30am-10:30pm We...
Restaurant Hours: SUN-THUR 11:30am-9:30pm FRI-SAT 11:30am-10:30pm We have a Private Dining Room and offer Patio seating overlooking beautiful downtown Ventura! Lure Fish House was created with the goal of providing you with a Top Tier Seafood Experience featuring fresh and sustainable seafood from trusted sources. Our restaurant strives to provide locally caught seafood, organically grown local produce, and wines from local vineyards whenever possible. We also feature a full bar with specialty cocktails, and an oyster bar serving a variety of fresh items that can vary daily. Lure specializes in Mesquite charbroiled seafood while also providing uniquely prepared selections by our chef. We print our menus daily to reflect availability and guarantee freshness. Our primary goal is to provide you, our guest, a fun and exciting seafood experience. So just remember, "if you are looking for a healthy and delicious dish...Eat more fish!"
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The red chowder is my lunch of choice at least once a week. A great seafood restaurant. Always up to expectations.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Ventura, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The red chowder is my lunch of choice at least once a week. A great seafood restaurant. Always up to expectations.

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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

go for HAPPY hour and you'll be happy. It is 4-6, the ceviche is what you MUST have...oh, and a martini.

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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place has excellent fish platters and great sides. Also try all the different types of preparations for Oysters. This place is very high quality. One complaint I have is that they never have crab. I would love to have soft-she'll crab or dungeoness crab when it was in season. You can never go wrong with a blackened style fish... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you are waiting for a movie or to take a walk on Ventura's Promenade, stop by for a spirited and delicious Happy Hour with excellent appetizers/tapas. The mood in the restaurant is lively and spirited, just like the drinks. The prices are reasonable and the ambiance fun. If the outdoor seating open, the people watching can be a fun... More 

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ventura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

stoped in for a beer very friendly staff Thier key lime pie was the best After enjoying thier sand dabs highly recommend

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San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We went with family to Lure Fish House for dinner on a Saturday evening. It was very busy and a line had formed by 5:30pm. We were seated in about 30-40 minutes. The interior is nicely decorated and the service was good. Our party of four had the lobster, halibut with sides, crab cakes and scallops. Proportions were generous and... More 

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Pioneertown, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We went there last year and twice this month. The food, service and friendliness of the staff cannot be improved upon. What a terrific place. I again ordered muscles which they prepared to my specifications. The first week I had the trout which was outstanding, not a bone in sight. My husband had Ono and the second time the Caesar... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Energetic ambiance. Diverse menu $$ and adequate service. Worth a stop. Free parking on some side streets. Eat then walk it off by touring the downtown area.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped for lunch. Excellent food, pretty good service and a nice environment. We'd like to go back for dinner.

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Wailea, Hawaii
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This place reeks of success beautiful decor.Waitlists and a menu for all looking for some great seafood. Good inexpensive happy hour and wonderful fish menu. If I lived here it would definitely be a once a week! Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 S. California St, Ventura, CA 93001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-567-4400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Restaurant Hours: SUN-THUR 11:30am-9:30pm FRI-SAT 11:30am-10:30pm We have a Private Dining Room and offer Patio seating overlooking beautiful downtown Ventura! Lure Fish House was created with the goal of providing you with a Top Tier Seafood Experience featuring fresh and sustainable seafood from trusted sources. Our restaurant strives to provide locally caught seafood, organically grown local produce, and wines from local vineyards whenever possible. We also feature a full bar with specialty cocktails, and an oyster bar serving a variety of fresh items that can vary daily. Lure specializes in Mesquite charbroiled seafood while also providing uniquely prepared selections by our chef. We print our menus daily to reflect availability and guarantee freshness. Our primary goal is to provide you, our guest, a fun and exciting seafood experience. So just remember, "if you are looking for a healthy and delicious dish...Eat more fish!"
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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