Must-Try Restaurants in Ventura County Coast

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Choose from fresh seafood, tasty tacos, classic pizza and more!

After all the shopping, sightseeing, and outdoor activities in Ventura County, you’re bound to get hungry! Ventura County Coast is filled with fresh, local bites that are bursting with flavor. Here are some spots you should definitely check out to satisfy your cravings.

1. Tierra Sur

Tierra Sur is a pure foods dining experience designed to elevate your palate and excite your senses. Their team of chefs create bold and dynamic menus using seasonal ingredients sourced exclusively from local growers. They invite you to explore the colors, flavors, and balance of natural dining. 

Tierra Sur in Oxnard, CA.

2. Beach House Tacos

Serving Ventura County Coast since 2010, Beach House Tacos provides a unique twist to seafood by the sea serving quality food with fresh local ingredients. 

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3. Lure Fish House

Lure Fish House is the place to go for a top-tier seafood experience featuring fresh and sustainable seafood from trusted sources. 

Photo Credit: @lurefishhouse

4. Carnitas El Rey

Carnitas El Rey is known for the best carnitas in town. Come try them out for yourself! 

Photo Credit: @carnitaselrey2


5. Toppers Pizza Place

Frequent winner of Best Pizza for both East and West Ventura County, Toppers Pizza Place is a favorite for all ages! They can also make your pizza in a heart shape! Do we need to say more? 

6. Pete’s Breakfast House

As this popular restaurant says, “Give Pete’s a chance” and enjoy the BEST BREAKFAST in town! 

Photo Credit: @petesbreakfast


7. Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine

Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine is known for its unique way of cooking and serving seafood and vegetables in a clay pot with no addition of water, using a combination of ingredients from the both “sarcinelli” and “Reis” families. Try the most famous dish of Espirito Santo’s State, the moqueca Capixaba! 

Photo Credit: @moquecarestaurant


8. BLVD BRGR Company

If you’re feeling hungry for a good burger, BLVD BRGR Company is the place to go! 

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9. Pho Saigon

Pho Saigon serves delicious Vietnamese food every single time! This is the spot to eat at if you like pho.

Photo Credit: @phosaigonoxnard

pho Saigon in Port Hueneme

10. Barrelhouse 101

Barrelhouse 101 is a great place to eat and enjoy a flight of beer. Although the burgers are great, we also recommend the tacos! 



11. Fishermen’s Catch

If you’re craving fish and chips, Fishermen’s Catch is our recommendation! You can’t go wrong with a nice view as well. 

Photo Credit: @fishermenscatch

12. Sushi Hanada

With no Americanized rolls, Sushi Hanada stays true to the traditional Japanese style. We highly recommend this spot if you want a great, authentic Tokyo experience. 

Photo Credit: @beerbottlesandburritos

13. The Taj Cafe

Spice things up at The Taj Cafe with traditional yet bold village-style cooking using natural spices and ingredients. 

Photo Credit: @thetajcafe

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So where are you starting first? Take a trip to Ventura County Coast to stir up an unforgettable and delicious cocktail adventure.

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Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park


Ventura County Coast

Ventura County Coast is a string of four communities that radiate warmth from welcoming people and California sunshine. The region embodies the casual and active spirit of classic, where the seafood is fresh, the beer is handcrafted and the weather is the kind you dream about. Spend the day exploring miles of beaches, incredible harbors or lush green golf courses. Hop on a boat for a day trip to the Channel Islands National Park, where you can see breathtaking views of the Southern California coastline. With a bustling culture, high end and vintage shopping, a lively culinary spirit and beautiful outdoor experiences, Ventura County Coast calls on every visitor to find their vibe. From hiking and biking to sailing and snorkeling, from shopping and dining to just plain relaxing, Ventura County Coast will fill your days with a lifetime of memories.



An hour north of Los Angeles, Camarillo is nestled at the base of the Conejo foothills surrounded by verdant green fields and cool ocean breezes. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, enjoy Camarillo alfresco. From outdoor shopping and concerts, to delicious dining and fun events, Camarillo has it all. With small town charm and a rich history, it is the place for romantic weddings and corporate venues. Visit the historical sites and museums during the day, and walk along Old Town for dinner and drinks at night. A great getaway for everyone, Camarillo is the ideal place to Come for the Sun, Stay for the Fun.

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Rally your tribe and head for the Central Coast. California cool, panorama-perfect, culturally authentic and vibrant beyond measure. Oxnard is home to miles of pristine white sand beaches, electric nightlife, some of the best taquerias in the state, historic Victorian era architecture, the California Strawberry Festival, and an expansively picturesque harbor that serves as the closest access point to the Channel Islands National Park. Just sixty miles northwest of LAX and in close proximity to Santa Barbara and other major destinations, Oxnard is one of California’s best kept secrets.

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A place that embodies a casual soul and unexpected allure, Ventura is a vibrant town that checks stress and pretense at the door.  Its artistic culture, enduring history and privileged locale is crazy-inviting, very much alive, and refreshingly human.

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Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme

Just sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles, in the heart of the Central Coast, you’ll find Port Hueneme, the friendly city by the sea. Port Hueneme is the place for travelers looking to dig their toes in the sand, take a long walk, drop a fishing line off the pier or just kick back and relax. With walking and biking trails winding throughout the city and a perfect climate almost year round, you can revive your soul in Hueneme.

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Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park is an American national park that consists of five of the eight Channel Islands off the coast of the U.S. state of California, in the Pacific Ocean.

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