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Spencer Makenzie's Fish

806 E Thompson Blvd, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001-2918
+1 805-643-8226
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (131 reviews)
“clam chowder” (30 reviews)
“ahi” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
806 E Thompson Blvd, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001-2918
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the fish taco $6 and raw tuna pocket $4. My companion - seafood burrito , $9. The grilled fish is fresh and tasty. Not a lot of seasoning so blend but you can taste the fish which is what i prefer. I like...More

Thank evafrancis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow what a great place. Good food seating inside or out doors. I love the fish tacos and the fish plate. If you are in Ventura stop and have a great meal.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there with 6 family members 30 minutes before closing and the food was awesome. The wait staff was superb. Great fish tacos! Can't wait to go back.

Thank chisel007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When ever I return to Ventura for a visit, this is the place for me to go and get a few 'World Famous Fish Taco'. Amazing taste, ambiance and the best Fish Taco. Additionally the Burrito is also great, a must place for lunch or...More

1  Thank Dharmadji5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where I tell people to go! Literally. I probably refer at least 6 people every two weeks. I often meet new homeowners and will ask them what types of food/restaurants they prefer. Spencer's is one of my top choices to share

Thank DuckyDrake
Reviewed 1 week ago

I keep coming here with simple expectations. Some visits I get excellent fish tacos with great service. Other visits I get fish tacos with over-cooked rubbery fish smothered in special sauce that took forever because the waitress is over-whelmed. Sometimes I leave loving the place....More

Thank LaQuinta
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was packed, but people gladly waited and it was worth it. We ate on the patio even though it was getting a bit chilly because the wait for indoor seating would have been longer! The fish tacos is what we came for and...More

Thank Sylvia O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long day and we didn't feel like cooking. Fresh, tasty, local, healthy and affordable. Spencers!! No line to get dinner at 8pm. Our food was brought fairly quickly, considering that it is all made to order. The Ahi Pockets were covered with chunks of seared...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place....insanely good fish tacos and other seafood items will not disappoint. Lines can be long but this stop is so worth the wait!

Thank moenkopi23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch and dinner spot after beach or any time. Fresh, affordable, wide selection of food and drink-something for everyone. We eat here every time we're in Ventura.

Thank Elizabeth G
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24 July 2015|
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Response from Doozer2015 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do. Give them a call, they are always more then helpfull!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 E Thompson Blvd, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001-2918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-8226
  • E-mail
Voted best fish taco in the county.
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