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“good chowder”

Spencer Makenzie's Fish
Ranked #2 of 441 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Description: Voted best fish taco in the county.
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Description: Voted best fish taco in the county.
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Always eat here when staying a Vagabond Inn(short walk).
There clam chowder is good.
The fish taco's ok.
The service good and they have outside seating.

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Thank pwalesky
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is an incredibly delicious restaurant, know for its fish tacos, sauces, and Cerviche. I don't eat fish of any kind and I LOVE SM's shredded chicken, which I replace in all the salads, tacos, burritos, and anything else they make. Its to die for, don't miss what I call the "secret Spencer Makenzie's menu"! This place is pretty casual, you can eat at the counter, outside on any of several decks, and in the sit-down part of the restaurant as well but get there early as there is always a large crown. Before 12 PM is good, so is right before dinner, its less busy at these times although there are always people there.

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Thank Amelia H
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place has the best fish tacos I've had except for the ones prepped by our dive guide on the beach in Cozumel. This is an ooooold Ventura fish 'joint' with very little indoor seating and some on their front patio which is right on the street. Place your order at the 'Order' window (oddly enough) and they'll call your name for pickup. Ceviche is also fantastic and the lemonade is great. you're one short block to the bluff overlooking Ventura Pier. I like good food and I like local and Makenzie's ticks all the boxes.

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Thank June L
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Spencer's is a casual fish restaurant in Ventura for lunch or dinner. Try the Ahi Pockets (amazing). The last time I was there I had the blackened salmon salad which was absolutely delicious, combining all the right flavors. Spencer's is known for their popular, fresh, and healthy fish creations but also has classic menu items, such as fish and chips. If visiting Ventura or just passing through, Spencer Makenzie's will not disappoint.

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Thank Christi L
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Reviewed May 21, 2014

This place is fantastic!

Just go ... you will not be disappointed. It's the most quality-for-the-value place I've been to. Their seafood selections are off the hook ... almost literally.

ENJOY!

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Thank Candie S
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