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Cafe Fiore Restaurant

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66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802 (Santa Clara)
805-653-1266
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not Just Pasta

After spending a nice afternoon in Ventura on Main St walking around we decided to try something different. We walk past Cafe Fiore often but never stopped in. Most Italian restaurants serve mainly pasta and that's just not what we wanted. We looked at their menu and to our surprise they had many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Teri G
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Lake Hughes, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Abruzzo
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We booked a table based on reviews! For 8pm! We were kept waiting for the table! We ordered & then sat for nearly an hour for the food to arrive! Yes, we were given some bread as an amuse! But nearly drunk a whole bottle of wine waiting for the food! (This is what we were told was a quiet... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

We were in town for a concert at the nearby Ventura Theater and my husband made an Open Table reservation for an early dinner. When we arrived we realized we had eaten at the bar during a prior visit at happy hour. We were quickly seated at a comfy booth in the back near the kitchen. Warm bread with tapenade... More 

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Ventura County West, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Excellent the best place in Ventura Great for lunch, happy hours ( absolutely unique and a good run for your money ) the martinis are unique my favorite Detox martini and dinner is excellent too. The service is excellent everything in Cafe Fiore is to the maximum detail I am a permanent client of the restaurant, all my business and... More 

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Lake Hughes, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After spending a nice afternoon in Ventura on Main St walking around we decided to try something different. We walk past Cafe Fiore often but never stopped in. Most Italian restaurants serve mainly pasta and that's just not what we wanted. We looked at their menu and to our surprise they had many other kinds of dishes so we got... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice restaurant, really good food. What makes it stand out was the incredible service we received from our waiter. Cannot say enough about how enjoyable our dinner was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great ambience and a central location. Easy parking make this place a no brainer! Went for dinner, food was amazing and the service was spot on! Couldn't be more pleased.

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Monrovia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I was in Ventura for a seminar and one of the girls suggested this restaurant according the reviews. Great location in the main town. Big spacious, beautiful decor The bread was awesome and the salad I had with beets was so tasty. The accommodated 9 of us and when we told them we were in a time bind The food... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Happy hour $3 beers with great selection of wine, Appys very good. Great place to go for great food , great prices. I will go back when I return to Ventura again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Service and food is great. Lamb is particularly good and the martinis are strong, I experimented with an avacado martini and wouldn't recommend it.

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Ventura, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere and service are very good. Food and prices are just average at best. On the weekends they have GREAT music on the patio!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
    (Santa Clara)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805-653-1266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Good for: Romantic
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

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