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Spasso Cucina italiana

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1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877 (Zephyr Ct.)
+1 805-643-2777
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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264 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has great reviews, and we've only been once. Service was good. Bread was good. Cabernet was cheap and sweet. Bolognese was good. Bruschetta was awful. Someone just chopped up cold stale bread and put a spoonful of stuff and called it bruschetta. Bread should be fresh and grilled, rubbed with garlic, and topped with any variety of tasty... More 

Thank jpatter1
Tustin, California
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143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, this is a great place and we will return next time we are in the area. Like the place and the food. Most of the items we ordered were very good. Do not order the Antipasto. The item is overpriced for the amount and variety of food on the plate. The personnel needs to slow down....LOL.... I do not... More 

1 Thank Nicelio
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old jazz plays in the background, photos of Italy hang on the wall and the napkins are orange. The rice balls are huge! Biggest we've ever seen with rice, bolognese and cheese. Bruschetta is sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and some pesto which is just amazing and a great little add on to it! The agnolotti with pesto is very good... More 

Thank michael r
Palo Alto, California
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Five star service reminiscent of cruise-ship style, attentive and generous. Fresh made pasta and bread to-die-for. Osso Buco on the sweeter side and smaller in portion to other places... so if you are hungry , stick to the pasta. Wow, the pasta, red sauce is out-a-this-world, white sauce needs more oooophm. Highly impressed with service!... Upscale interior, strange looking exterior... More 

1 Thank suraimcfly
Ventura, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

While staying on Inn at the Beach I stopped into the bar for dinner. The dinner salad was excellent as was the bucatini pasta. Not too expensive either. I would definitely go back

Thank Squidman21
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Authentic recipes. Delicious pasta and pizza sauces. Patio seating (we brought our small dog). Owner Francesco is very accommodating and staff is always friendly.

Thank lmt124
Huntington Beach, California
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Although the location and building exterior aren't the greatest, the food and service make up for it. We had pasta, lemon chicken, and chicken Marsala. Everyone enjoyed the meals.

Thank hbcoleen
LaGrange, Georgia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Had osso bucco for dinner. Others had various pasta dishes, charcuterie as an appetizer and great desserts. The service was excellent and the coctails were good. I would highly recommend this restaurant as a great casual place to eat. More than just pizza here. July 2016

Thank CapeSanBlas06
Camarillo, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We were seated quickly and service was great. Everyone enjoyed the food and all agreed we'd be back.

Thank Kenneth M
San Juan Capistrano, California
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149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had Fridate with the hubby here. I love the location so close to the beach but with that comes really hard parking. We were lucky that we only have to circle back once. There is a small parking lot on the side for beach goers and they have a private lot that accommodates maybe 6-8 cars. We made a reservation... More 

Thank qhunnyb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $23
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
    (Zephyr Ct.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-2777
Spasso Cucina Italiana is a delightful Italian/Roman cuisine located just steps from the Pacific Ocean. A great setting and great cuisine makes this a must visit for all destination diners. A great menu offers several of your favorites as well as some of ours. Outdoor seating is available and we welcome you to join us for your next dining encounter.

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