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Spasso Cucina italiana

1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
+1 805-643-2777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (20 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“puttanesca” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An intimate group of friends came to Spasso recently for some fine Italian dining. We were not disappointed. This is a cozy little spot, steps from the beach. However, it doesn't have that 'beach bum' vibe; it's classy. The menu is well put together with...More

Thank Tyskyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, reasonable prices, cozy and casual. We discovered this restaurant by accident while traveling along 101 and feel lucky to have found it!

Thank cleanjack
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We found this place while staying at the local Marriott and it was well worth the short walk. It's a cozy setting with a real Italian feel and the food does not disappoint. The Caprese salad was excellent as was the soup and the lasagne...More

Thank Si405
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Late Saturday night family dinner. The waitress was great and allowed my daughter to order a meal which was not on the menu, great personal touch. The food tasted great and you could tell the meal was "homemade". Small dining room gave you a family...More

Thank 25R0bertD
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spasso is a very cute and casual Italian restaurant located where Seaward ends at the beach. The service is exceptional! They were very attentive and friendly. We had the lemon and caper chicken (very good!) and the pork chops (would probably not order again). The...More

Thank CaliforniaFruithi
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I really enjoyed our dinner here. Very good Italian food, mainly pizza and pasta type things, but well done. The wait staff is extremely friendly which adds to the pleasant ambiance. Small place right near the beach. Parking is limited to a small shared lot...More

Thank MVFlyer
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This pleasant casual but nicely appointed room near the Ventura beach at the end of Seaward has a great array of pastas and other Italian classics. We were wondering which to choose when our waitress arrived and told us that the special pasta that night...More

Thank robin082
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The best tables are around the perimeter, we had to sit out in the middle of the room which is not desireable. The food was no value. We had pasta that was supposed to be meat sauce...could hardly find the meat.

Thank lj0haines
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our hotel concierge told us to try this place and it was really good service and food. Salmon was cooked to perfection. A nice bottle of Italian red wine complemented the meal very well. Service was professional and efficient. The table we had was at...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place is fantastic! Great location, just steps from the beach, and a wonderful atmosphere. The place manages to feel high-end without the price tag and pomposity that you usually find in fancier restaurants. Excellent service and delicious food. Definitely plan to return the next...More

Thank Suzannah T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3877
    (Zephyr Ct.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-2777
  • E-mail
Spasso Cucina Italiana is a delightful Italian/Roman cuisine located just steps from the Pacific Ocean. A great setting and great cuisine makes this a must visit for all destination diners. A great menu offers several of your favorites as well as some of ours. Outdoor seating is available and we welcome you to join us for your next dining encounter.
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