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Paradise Pantry

222 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2623
+1 805-641-9440
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish soup” (6 reviews)
“pate” (4 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
222 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2623
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Cute little restaurant on Main Street in Ventura. We went for a fun lunch and the place was packed. We had the Sangria which was made with red wine. It wasn't too sweet which I prefer so I was happy! We had a sampler plate...More

Thank DawnSunshine805
Reviewed January 24, 2017

I always have a hard time making up my mind here. The winter salad with beets, yams, fennel, and blue cheese is excellent. Great wines. Wonderful vegan pate of mushrooms and figs...I've had their sandwiches, their mac and cheese, and love it all. I recommend...More

Thank molli s
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Everything here was excellent: beer, wine, hors d'oeuvres, meals, desserts, atmosphere and service. They don't take reservations, so be prepared to wait on weekends -- especially with a group. Tables are small and packed close together, so it's not the best choice for a private,...More

Thank Jeff Z
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick lunch an we're very pleased. The mac n cheese was very tasty. The service was friendly and efficient. We plan on going again.

Thank georgemaxson
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the wait for this gourmet spot (30 min for take out on NYD). You can eat in or take out. The market side has tons of cheeses, & wines for those who want. My companions wanted a picnic to pair with their wine...More

Thank Maggie4fitness
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about PP. The service, location, food & drinks are perfect. When we visit we make it to PP several times. I wish there was a PP in Texas!

Thank deltaDallas
Reviewed November 4, 2016

great service. good food. wine was very good and normally priced. Thursday was not crowded and walked downtown. fun place to antique or thrift store shop.

Thank janette w
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Located in old downtown Ventura, the Paradise Pantry has a very interesting menu of sandwiches and soups. There is always something interesting to try since the menu changes with the seasons.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed October 18, 2016

If you are a macaroni and cheese lover, this is your place. This fish soup is french provincial, the sandwiches big and delicious, all the ingredients are highest quality, all the wines are specially selected. They have a wine and cheese section as part of...More

Thank John W
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Organic chicken breast on sour dough with lettuce, pickled onions,melted cheese and aioli sauce was definitely worth a return visit as was the fish soup. It was by far the best chicken sandwich I have ever eaten. It was so large I could not finish...More

Thank Dasherr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-641-9440
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