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Cafe Fiore Restaurant

66 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
805-653-1266
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Ranked #15 of 380 restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I have taken several customers to eat here over the last 4 years. Food is always fresh, tasty and interesting. Drinks are strong and inventive. Definitely a bit more pricey than your other joints but worth the wait. Outdoor seating is charming and really shows off the California lifestyle

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Ate lunch here whilst exploring Ventura on 19/July/2014 and everything was going well in as much as the staff were very good, they bought some lovely warm bread with an Italian herb / tomato dip (See Photo) and the Cobb Salad with Chicken that I ordered looked great when it arrived (See photo)... However when I ate it the Chicken... More

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Reno, Nevada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was excellent, service a bit slow. We had reservations for 6:45 and still had to wait 30 minutes for a table for 6. However, we have been here before several years ago, and I will go when in the area again!! Just make the reservations for early and know you will have to probably wait for excellent food.

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Cafe Fiore is a very good restaurant in Ventura, CA. If you are driving on the 101 and want to know a good place to stop for dinner, this is it. We have been many times; we like to go there in advance of attending the Rubicon Theatre, which is very close by. We have never been disappointed here. I... More

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Dana Point, Ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were served in the patio which was heated. The appetizers, main dishes were out of this world. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Was there Sunday, May 25th. Ate with several runners that completed the Mountain 2 Beach marathon. Our party had 15 folks and we were seated quickly and given a private room. The bread and dipping sauce was served which was outstanding. Ordered the meatball sandwich and enjoyed it! Hope to return soon. Service was excellent.

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Ventura, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went on Sunday before Memorial day and the restaurant was full of loyal followers. Everything we saw and tasted was delicious. We had a warm chocolate flour-less cake that oozed chocolate sauce an had a real (not candy) candied orange on it with our coffee and complimentary warm cheesy delicious focaccia bread. The ambiance was old world Italian charm... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I never wanted to leave. Delicious yet cheap happy hour food and wine on a cozy patio. A delectable bread pudding after. Lovely staff and atmosphere, and dog-friendly.

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LA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great Service and Great Food! Celebrated my boyfriends birthday. Called ahead of time to get his favorite dessert. Everyone was very accommodating.

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Boulder, Colorado
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124 reviews 124 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

We come here every time we are in Ventura. We don't go back to a restaurant if it's not on the top of our list. The food has always been very good and the staff has always been friendly. They have a good happy and the prices are reasonable. The restaurant offers both inside and outside seating. The restaurant is... More

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