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576 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
+1 805-628-3267
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Cooks & foodies delight!

Unusual spices all available to sniff. If some don't agree with your nose, they have free tea... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Brenda B
Ogden, Utah
great spice variety !!!

large selection of spices and other items, friendly people, very helpful on recommendations for... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
gilbert m
Ventura, California
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We sell organic and fair trade spices and teas by the ounce. We also carry over 20 of Venturas favorite local artisan food products. We have local pottery and photography year round!
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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576 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2629
+1 805-628-3267
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Unusual spices all available to sniff. If some don't agree with your nose, they have free tea samples to cleanse the palate. I tried the walnut butters and had to buy one. The local macaroons were delicious. I also bought Merlot infused salt and catnip....More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed March 17, 2017

large selection of spices and other items, friendly people, very helpful on recommendations for special dishes !!!!

Thank gilbert m
Reviewed January 18, 2017

If you remember this place from years ago, you may have a fond recollection of a bar in the back, where people sat for long periods of time, sipping inexpensive tea and chatting with staff. Those days of unprofitable quasi-business are over; the bar is...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Any spice or tea you need is here! The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. There are a lot of local ideas and great gift ideas.

1  Thank juliebergman
Reviewed January 2, 2017

I came here with my daughter and was blown away by the incredible variety. The service was exceptional and the ability to taste everything put me in the poorhouse after I staggered to the checkout counter with my overfull basket. I will definitely be back....More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed December 16, 2016

I find this little shop on the quaint Old Town stretch of Main Street to be a necessary stop when I am looking for specific but hard to find herbs and spices, or just to "spice things up a bit." The staff knows its spices...More

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Great selection of unquie items most of them made locally. Perfect gifting ideas or place to take anyone who loves to cook.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is locally owned. owner and all staff are very friendly and helpful. I love this place for all my loose teas and spices. Lots of cool products for cooking too check this place out when your in downtown Ventura, you won't regret it.

Thank BrandiReneeT
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Owner and staff are quite helpful in finding interesting spices. Someday I want to take the cooking classes

Thank KappysLife
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Terrific selection and very helpful staff make this an awesome go-to for anything spice related. Convenient location just downtown as well

Thank Marty G
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