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Cafe Fiore Restaurant

66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
805-653-1266
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Ranked #20 of 383 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: Santa Clara
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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simi valley
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A trip to Ventura would not be complete without visiting Cafe Fiore. Food is to die for! My last visit was for lunch and had the lobster bisque. Can't go wrong with a martini either. Unusual combinations including prickly pear, lavender, avocado. Try them all. Cheers.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great dinner with really nice wine in a really pretty restaurant. Friendly staff. Great risotto with gorgonzola sauce and lampchops.

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Inyokern,CA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were able to once again visit Cafe Fiore in downtown Ventura. We have stopped several times for both lunch and dinner. Like many restaurants in Ventura, Cafe Fiore is dog friendly and allows pets on the patio. Parking is never a problem with plenty of FREE (4 hrs) parking in a multi story garage right next door. The service... More

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Westport, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

On our recent trip to Ventura, CA, I had the opportunity to catch up with an old time friend. We grew up and went to school together in Switzerland, many ,many years ago. [as a matter of fact, we'll be going back next spring for our 60th High school reunion.] For convenience reason, we met at the Cafe Fiore Restaurant... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I should have Cafe Fiore was not the best place for lunch when I walked in with two friends and only one other table was occupied. Mind you, the other restaurants in the vicinity were bustling with activity. Service was s-l-o-w and not so friendly. I had the Penne Arrabiata, which was just OK. Did I say the service was... More

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Ventura, CA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Right in downtown Ventura, Cafe Fiore has been around a little while and gone through ups and slight downs. The food is decent. They used to have a spa menu that was excellent if you were watching your calories but it seems it is now incorporated into the full menu. The calamari and zucchini is a good starter, crispy calamri... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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213 reviews 213 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

On a recent trip to Ventura, my wife, adult son, and I dined at Café Fiore; now, while we enjoy bistro bustle, this restaurant was over the top...uber-loud patrons and a loud (though good) jazz combo. Regarding the food, our collective issue involved the dressings/sauces. My wife's plain old meatballs and spaghetti was marred by an acidic tomato gravy (my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Very good meal at a fair price. Frutes del Mar & Asa bucco very good. My spelling after 2 IPA's not so good. Tall salt & pepper waiter very good. Hispanic waiter , just like my spelling, not do good.

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Inyokern,CA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

In the real center of Ventura, Cafe Fiore offers just about the best lunch and dinner you can find. An extra bonus, your 4-legged buddy can eat along with you in the wonderful outdoor seating area. Service is 6 Star. Food is even better. You can not go wrong here. Lovely seating inside and within walking distance to Ventura Pier.... More

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NJ
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116 reviews 116 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Following the recommendation of our hotel concierge we lunched with 3 others on appetizers and pizza. This is a pretty classy full service restaurant that does a good job with the humble pizza. Us East Coast pizza veterans found the California version perfectly acceptable and enjoyed the building's cool interior, which beckoned many passers by from the hot street outside.... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Fiore Restaurant

Address: 66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
Phone Number: 805-653-1266
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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