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Cafe Nouveau

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1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
+1 805-648-1422
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“beignets” (35 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and I went here on a Monday morning for breakfast. The food, service and ambiance were outstanding. I ordered the Eggs Benevilla and was very pleased. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on vacation and loved it so much we came back again and again. The food is excellent, very fresh and wait staff is great. Be sure to try the sweet potato biscuits with syrup. The atmosphere is good too! We may even...More

Thank Brittanydee1231
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter took my mom and me here today for an after Mother's Day breakfast. We knew it would be too crowded on Mother's Day. We got there about 9:45 and were seated immediately. As it was a beautiful day we asked to be seated...More

Thank Pooh52
Reviewed April 27, 2018

If you're trying to eat heart healthy you have slim pickings at this place. It is darling, most people rave about their food, but it's covered in whipped cream, melted cheese and fattening stuff. Don't mean to lecture but 50% of Americans will get heart...More

1  Thank Kac Y
Reviewed March 26, 2018

We Love Cafe Nouveau.....best breakfast/lunch around, & they encourage your pups on the beautiful outdoor patio. My sisters & I try to go at least once a week❤️My favorite is the sweet potato biscuits with homemade vanilla syrup. My sisters dog, Konas favorite is the...More

Thank sadelblue
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Had breakfast with a friend recently and found this restaurant very nice and cozy. The staff was very friendly and food was good. The only problem is that they only have street parking. They do have a very nice patio to enjoy the great out...More

Thank Ed J
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

This is really nice place to enjoy a meal. The food was so delicious the service was great my friends and I were really happy with everything.

Thank Victor D
Reviewed February 7, 2018

I've been there twice recently for breakfast. They have been above average. They have the usual fare, eggs, pancakes, etc. They menu has some interesting dishes but from the looks of it, I could make most of it at home. Their sourdough toast didn't have...More

Thank as4beatles
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. We were seated on the patio, it was a nice warm day. I had heard so many good things about this restaurant. The most difficulty I had with this restaurant was they have an extensive menu. It was difficult to decide what to...More

Thank Cgrl3700
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Had a fish risotto that was quite good. Other meals were just ok. Service is wildly inconsistent. Key lime pie was good.

Thank RalphVentura
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Brittney W
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Tamera K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure in occupancy 9pm
Lena L
October 14, 2016|
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Response from jogrow7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Unfortunately they don't take breakfast reservations. The wait can be up to 30 minutes, depending on what time you get to the restaurant. They have a patio that allows dogs.
September 5, 2016|
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Response from pamkat127 | Reviewed this property |
There are so many options you can go back over and over for something different every time. Items from pancakes/waffles-French toast with their own vanilla caramel syrup or maple syrup, to omelettes, oatmeal, and various... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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