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Cafe Nouveau

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1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
+1 805-648-1422
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very innovative menu is provided in a fab setting. The service was big city professional and the food in my opinion was top. The prices are not cheap but you get what you pay for and therefore was good value. Highly recommended. And this is from a big city dweller.

Thank Les M
Ventura, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome lil place... menu is superb. .. so much and so yummy. You cant go wrong with everything in the menu.. great waitstaff.. thenplace has a great cozy feel to it

Thank adrian p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the squash soup. Nice atmosphere. Everything was delicious. We would definitely Eat here again!

Thank gemllm
Ventura, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service!! I love to take family and friends when they are in the area visiting. I love it!

Thank Keri D
Thousand Oaks, California
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for breakfast here after the fish market. We had not heard of it before but were glad we did. Breakfast wes very good, the staff is friendly and attentive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food in a serene atmosphere. Love the eggs Benedict and hash brown potatoes while sitting on the sunny outdoor patio

Thank brookerfam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

While in Ventura during the week, we 'Googled' for a different restaurant for breakfast that we haven't tried. Cafe Nouveau came up first for 'Best Breakfast'. We have eaten there for dinner (delish!) and did not know they served breakfast. We started with healthy sized mimosas and the hollandaise was nice and lemony on the Eggs Benedict. I also had... More 

Thank AbbySnacks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This has been our go to place for Sunday breakfast and for everyday and special occasion lunch and dinners. Great food selection and it has always been well prepared as well as great food service. It is off the beaten path and a great find.

Thank MJ C
Ventura, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

There's great outdoor garden tables at Cafe Nouveau to breakfast/lunch/dine alfresco, particularly on a sunny morning in Ventura California. I finally made it there---and must report that I like their breakfasts. But make sure to get there early or be prepared to wait--but the wait is worthwhile. The food is served by bouncy sunshiny help--and the portions are plentiful. I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Cafe Nouveau serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We were there for breakfast and delighted to see the variety of delicious food -- eggs, fresh fruit, waffles and pancakes, and granola. There are gluten-free alternatives. You can sit outside in the tropical garden under a red umbrella, or sit inside several of small dining rooms beautifully decorated with posters and paintings.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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: +1 805-648-1422

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