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Ventura Harbor Village

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Address: 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805-477-0470
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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We love our Harbor! Our Facebook page is a place for our local community,...

We love our Harbor! Our Facebook page is a place for our local community, as well as welcome tourists stopping through, to enjoy our views, to post and share what's happening at our Harbor: from a day on the beach, a beautiful sunset, whale spotting, bird and seal pictures, to restaurant, nightlife or new water excursions taking place at Ventura Harbor Village! Ventura Harbor Village is California’s seaside playground brimming with fresh seafood and a wide variety of cuisines to tantalize your palette, boutique shops and art galleries around every corner, SUP, kayak, pedal and electric boat rentals to get on the water and see the seals, family fun at the arcade, kite flying, or playing in the sand at one of the safest beaches in the County “Mother’s Beach” (Harbor Cove Beach), daily boat trips, as well as sailing and dive charters to explore the Channel Islands National Park, coastal fashion and décor, a beautiful walking promenade with daily Happy Hours overlooking the boats, and a comedy club boasting top celebrity names to put a smile on your face. Now you can see why we Love our Harbor!

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Fun Place To Visit for Couples or With Kids

We used to go with our two small children at least once a year, and now that they're grown we still visit to watch the families, eat an ice cream cone, have a drink, a meal, rent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ray B
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Los Angeles, California
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Fallbrook, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good tourista shoppi g and some pretty good dining. Enjoynan evening wald after dinner. Shop. pleasant place.

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kingman arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. wish we woukd have known about this before the last day of our visit. neat shops and right across from the beach

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Thank phoneman1963
Birmingham UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon wondering around while we were staying in Ventura. Really enjoyed a stroll along the path looking at the boats & people watching in the Harbor village.

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many great vendors in this district. There are also great activities like whale watching and paddle boating. The restaurants are great, the ice cream is delicious, the walk and scenery can't be beat, and the carousel is a must for small children.

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1 Thank Reese923
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant location in ventura provides one with a buffet of shops and restaurants for one to spend time while in the area. We love to come here for a little getaway time, whether it's an afternoon stroll along the harbor, lunch or dinner the diversity and scenic atmosphere of this quaint location is a godsend

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Thank joeytd
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to go with our two small children at least once a year, and now that they're grown we still visit to watch the families, eat an ice cream cone, have a drink, a meal, rent a boat, or just walk around the pier. There's lots of little shops to buy stuff and lots of free parking. A nice... More 

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Thank Ray B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here yesterday on the way to the Channel Islands Visitor Center because we were hungry. Had lunch at the Boatyard Cafe. Decent food. Great clam chowder. Cool hat shop. Eclectic pottery shop. A few other stores, too! If you are in Ventura and want to kill an hour or so, stop in.

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Thank hondo59
Ventura, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Ventura Harbor holds a place in my heart as this is where I was married 20 years ago. It is nice, relaxing and peaceful place. There is something to do for everyone. My favorite time is when there is live music playing during the day in the grassy areas or there is an outdoor event. It brings some good... More 

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Highgate Center, Vermont
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I now live in Vermont and out of all the places I would like to go back to in California is Ventura Harbor Village. As a former resident of California, we vacationed here not once, but twice. Our favorite things to do as our son was a toddler was to stroll to Ventura Harbor Village. The shops are quaint, and... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This was a fun place to visit. There are some nice shops. I particularly liked the ones offering items made by local artists. The beach across the road was very nice and there are restaurants. We tried Andria's and the Boatyard Café. Both were ok.

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