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Lure Fish House

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60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-567-4400
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Crazy popular, great food & drinks, fun atmosphere! Went there several times during the month of September, enjoyed it all.

Thank Real8or
Albany, NY
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we arrived in Ventura we stopped at the Visitor Center and asked about a restaurant and the gentleman recommended Lure. They don't take reservations so we went a little early. There is a parking garage right next door where you can park for free for 4 hours on certain floors and then a very short walk to the restaurant.... More 

Thank Debbie M
Layton, Utah
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there about 04:30 PM, happy hour. That made it noisy, but not unbearable. Public parking structure right behind the store with a short walk down an alley to a back door or a slightly further to a front door. Greeted when we walked in, and given a back area booth when we said quieter area than the happy... More 

Thank 1Ray
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best meals i've had when i've travelled the states. Often I find with a lot of restaurants here the food can be very dense and heavy, but found this to be the opposite. Me and a friend of mine shared three courses as we were eating light, a delicious lobster dip to start, then the seafood platter... More 

Thank Kate H
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here with a craving for seafood we looked up Lure and read their reviews before showing up. One thing we loved was the quick service, the friendly waiter who made us laugh with simple jokes. The food was cooked to perfection and had lots of variety for seafood options. The ambiance was really clean and beautiful. This is... More 

Thank mztravelgirl
Foster City, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was terrific, prices were fair and the server was helpful and accurate. Everything worked for a very nice dinner, note we had a table outdoors which seemed to be much quieter than inside seating.

Thank 650bruces562
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The scallop dish was delicious with a subtle and scrumptious salad of baby greens and fresh corn beneath it. My husband had a starter of fresh!! Crab cakes which was more than enough for an entre. The room is lovely and the staff is friendly and happy. My kind of place!

Thank Oceana1946
Rancho Mirage, California, United States
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65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A top notch seafood restaurant that drew us in 3 times in 4 days. Great selection of fish dishes and a very nice oyster bar. Professional staff that knows good service. The sand dabs were the best we've had since Boston and the oysters were cold, fresh and delicious. Extensive dessert menu is a highlight. We shared the mintini sundae... More 

Thank Andrew T
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many happy hour choices, and the sizes are the same as for non-happy hour. The 2 of us ordered 4, and it was too many! The oysters were too creamy (though I told the waitress I didn't want them if they were that way - you know, not an "r" month). The calamari was good, the ahi tuna sushimi was... More 

Thank whencanwego
Peachtree City, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great! Slight mixup in food that was rectified quickly. Kambria has nice personality with honest recommendations and seemed to enjoy her job.

Thank Stacie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-567-4400
Restaurant Hours: Happy Hour Sunday 11:30 am - 6:00 pm and Monday - Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. We have a Private Dining Room and offer Patio seating overlooking beautiful downtown Ventura! Lure Fish House was created with the goal of providing you with a Top Tier Seafood Experience featuring fresh and sustainable seafood from trusted sources. Our restaurant strives to provide locally caught seafood, organically grown local produce, and wines from local vineyards whenever possible. We also feature a full bar with specialty cocktails, and an oyster bar serving a variety of fresh items that can vary daily. Lure specializes in Mesquite charbroiled seafood while also providing uniquely prepared selections by our chef. We print our menus daily to reflect availability and guarantee freshness. Our primary goal is to provide you, our guest, a fun and exciting seafood experience. So just remember, "if you are looking for a healthy and delicious dish...Eat more fish!"

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