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321 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2624
+1 805-643-3070
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will find not only great coffee/tea, but very unique gifts and greeting cards in the back. They have the best curl up with your coffee lounge seating and outdoor bistro tables as well. Dogs are usually seated by the bistro tables and they, like their human companions, seem to enjoy catching up with their neighborhood friends in town.... More 

Thank AJD50
Los Angeles
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325 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Coffee choices- nice selection of teas and sweets! My only complaint is more tables in and out to enjoy chatting and the ambiance- Such a great coffee spot- I try to stop each time I come to Ventura but often all the tables are full and I end up walking around... or taking my drinks to go.. Organic chai- good-... More 

Thank BackRoadsUSA
Ventura, CA
Level Contributor
33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Recently I wanted to try out Palermo for pizza. I've driven by it many times but never had the chance to drop in. My wife and I wanted a veggie pizza for take out so I decided to give Palermo a try. Incredible! Ordered Veggie Pizza with Artichokes and Garlic added. Wonderful crust. Also tried the meatballs on the side.... More 

Thank Dennis H
Thousand Oaks
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My favourite coffee stop whenever I'm in Ventura. Great espresso (courtesy of local roasters Beacon Coffee - in fact I've been known to pick up a bag or two of beans) and even better pastries. Grabbing somewhere to sit is always the challenge, but frankly a coffee, cake and people watching from a sidewalk cafe is one of life's underrated... More 

Thank BritinSoCal
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite little town and I always stop here first and once again before I start my drive back home. They have a huge selection of merchandise, although I find them to be on the pricier side. This little town feels like I'm stepping back in time and if I could live here, I would!

Thank agapilexi
Rancho Mirage, California, United States
Level Contributor
68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly, smiling staff serves up quality coffee drinks and a killer chai latte. I asked for a soy substitute . . . "no problem", with a big grin and fast service. But the best part: out of this world lemon tart. Creamy smooth, flavorful and fresh. Gelato was good too. Quaint old school coffee shop feel with gifts and cards... More 

Thank Andrew T
Granada Hills
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

really good coffee and gelato, plenty of places to sit, both inside and outside. Can browse around shop of books, candles, greeting cards and more. Worth going to a local business of a chain franchise.

Thank Jamie M
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

As soon as we walked up to the Gelato we were greeted and helped. The gentleman was super nice and offered us samples . Gelato was super delicious. Great place to visit.

Thank Sal3030
Level Contributor
138 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Totally hip, delicious, funky. I loved this place and if I lived in Ventura I would hang at this shop. Coffee was totally amazing...seriously smooth..beautifully made. No bitter coffee here! Excellent pastry and more including donuts for your gluten free folks. There is also Gelato for the hot days and lots of fun gifts for your buddies. Give the locals... More 

Thank PrincessWildhair
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I stumbled into this coffee shop by accident while walking around Ventura. I went in intending to order a tea but the gelato looked so creamy and the tasters were so delicious that I walked out with that instead. I ordered two scoops in a cup. One was creme brûlée and the other was pistachio. Both were very flavorful and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-3070

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