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71 Palm Restaurant

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71 N Palm St, Ventura, CA 93001-2634
805-653-7222
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delightful location and good food

We were with a work group of 8. We did outside dining on the porch. Loved that the place is dog friendly. The food was very good. Enjoyed Chef Didier coming to the table after our meal to check on us. Cozy place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2015
Lisa P
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Silverdale, Washington
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Silverdale, Washington
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We were with a work group of 8. We did outside dining on the porch. Loved that the place is dog friendly. The food was very good. Enjoyed Chef Didier coming to the table after our meal to check on us. Cozy place.

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Thank Lisa P
Ventura, California
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Many celebrations have taken place at 71 Palms; many business and romantic lunches have taken place at 71 Palms. Countless plates of exquisite country French food have been served. 71 Palms you will be missed.

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Thank Emily S
Ventura, CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Our family had a delightful farewell dinner at 71 Palm last evening. Chef Didier is moving and so there are only a few days left to enjoy the country French fare that put Ventura dining on the map 19 years ago. We shared some perfect pomme frites to start, along with the always tasty bread and butter. I enjoyed the... More 

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Thank PrimoWoody
Michigan
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had lunch twice while in Ventura and both times were served by Didier outside. Food is excellent and the service perfect. We had salads and crepes for dessert both times. Take your pets, they have a pet menu!

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Thank Greenlandgirl
Long Beach, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

My son and I had a fantastic dinner. The server was wonderful and meal was great. The Prawns and Rice were amazing as was the Ceasar Salad.

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Thank kathy b
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163 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

I had a heirloom tomato salad that was great but too much for a salad. Bouilibase was average. Apple tart just so so. With a glass of wine it cost me $72 plus tip. Overpriced. The restaurant is a craftsman home and it is pretty.

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Thank elizabeth r
Mount Dora, Florida
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

During a week when the chef offered a special dinner menu celebrating the birthday of Julia Child, we stopped in for a casual lunch. Had we not been in something of a rush, we would surely not have been disappointed by the fixed-price honorary meal. Our quick lunch was very good. Both food and service were fine. The old homestead... More 

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Thank chemist-cook
Sherman Oaks, CA
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This was our first visit to 71 Palm, which was highly recommended by a family friend. We were not disappointed. We enjoyed an exceptional meal and very accommodating and attentive service. Moreover, the ambiance is great: we were able to enjoy a long rambling and leisurely dinner conversation without the loud and disturbing background noise that is increasingly common in... More 

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Thank Casey G
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We're in town from NYC area and had been to this restaurant 10 years ago when last in Ventura. So happy to.find it.again thanks.to.trip advisor since.we had.forgotten its name. It's.off.the.main street.in Ventura where all the other restaurants and shops are and worth seeking out.just around the.corner. We enjoyed the French onion soup and escargot the.pizzette and an excellent seafood with... More 

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1 Thank Ginaann75
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Let me begin with a praise of the highest kind. This restaurant is truly one of a kind classic French restaurant hidden by not being on Main street. What wonderful food we had and enjoyed. I highly recommend 71 Palm for anyone who really enjoys excellent food and wants something more for their culinary adventures.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 N Palm St, Ventura, CA 93001-2634
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805-653-7222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?