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Cafe Nouveau

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1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's beautiful but parking is challenging but worth it! Whether you are with friends or family, it's a treat. But, if you are visiting as a couple, try to get a seat in the garden near the hedges. It's so romantic!

Thank Brenda A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We felt very lucky to have found such a delicious and relaxing restaurants thank you Trip Advisor and all of us contributors! This place is off the main area of town but provides a beautiful patio with fountain and trees. The food is surprisingly off the hook! Recommend Poblanos Del Mar stuffed...and I mean stuffed with seafood. The sweet chili... More 

Thank PrincessWildhair
Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They do breakfast right at this place. Different and unique specials, Everything I tried over the last three years, when we stop by once or twice a year, has been fantastic. They use seasonal ingredients and the serves can direct you to the freshest selctions. The french toast is fantastic.

Thank JBakersfield
Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place inside and out. We sat outside on patio which had lots of plants and shade. They had space heaters and lights for evening. Food had some basics but also California fresh items. I had delicious salmon tacos. Salads looked good too, as did brunch items.

Thank SCVerMF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started off with maple bacon beignet that was amazing. Lunch was a Chile Relleno omelette to was very good. Service is fast and friendly.

Thank Michael G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was a line for this place on a Thursday morning but we ended up waiting only 5 minutes or so. We ordered the eggs nouveau and a special, which I think was called eggs creole, which was eggs Benedict with crab cakes. Both dishes were really good; flavorful, light yet filling. We also ordered the maple bacon beignets. I... More 

Thank Claudia R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wow, ate a green chile omelet, it was great. Their blueberry muffins are also awesome. Just a very nice place for breakfast. Get there early, there was a line of 20-30 just 1 hour after opening.

Azusa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great outdoor patio, with ample seating. Looks small from the outside but there plenty of seating. The menu is full of enticing selections: went with the basics the nouveau brioche French toast...and definitely thought it was a great choice. Quick service and pleasant staff make for a good recommendation.

Thank martinaY3158FR
Nutley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Food: 9 Drink: 8 Service: 8.5 Atmos: 8 Value: 8 Cute mission style home turned cafe. Can get crowded for a reason. New Orleans touch mixed with Cali fresh cuisine. Maple bacon beignets are a must! Chile verde was just ok, although the stewed pork was tasty. Syrup and coffee are really good, OJ fresh squeezed. (Syrup fell into the... More 

Thank RobChills
Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Best kept secret in Ventura county! Beautiful atmpher and amazing food. It doesn't get better than this. We are local and eat here regularly and it's our fivorite spot to take out of town guest. You won't be disappointed !

Thank Lynn60769

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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
American, Cafe, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805-648-1422

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