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Recommendations for dinner, sightseeing in the harbor?

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Recommendations for dinner, sightseeing in the harbor?

We'll be staying in Camarillo on business next week and would like to drive to Ventura Harbor for sightseeing, shopping, and mainly dinner on Friday evening. Where would you recommend for the best seafood and steaks? Nice place on the water with a view would be great since this is also our anniversary, but great food in a comfortable place is a must -

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance for your help!

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1. Re: Recommendations for dinner, sightseeing in the harbor?

See my post on your other thread. Not sure how many of the view places are "comfortable." Whale's Tail is comfortable and last time we were there, food was excellent, but view of water not assured. It's definitely American steakhouse style food though - with some attention to sauces and fresh caught seafood on the menu daily.

For good food, Erik Erikson's on the pier on Ventura is your best bet. Their fresh seafood is especially good, and the views are there. It is not a loungey style restaurant, you sit at tables in regular dining chairs, but it is lovely to see the ocean as you dine.

Brophy's at the Ventura Harbor has excellent views - and the food is definitely good (not extraordinary), but the dining with the best views is outdoor café style - although you still have pretty good views from inside (and it's more comfortable).

Edited: 3:01 pm, August 02, 2011
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2. Re: Recommendations for dinner, sightseeing in the harbor?

Thanks for both replies, very helpful indeed!

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