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Lure Fish House

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60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-567-4400
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Exellent seafood and the servers were very knowledgeable. Had a small problem with prep of one dish; Wait staff handled 100 per cent correctly, management followed several times after. Seeing a business turn the less than positive to plus is refreshing. Suggest you make reservations packed on a Wednesday night.

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Thank SWCSCC
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An outstanding meal from beginning to end. This is a bustling restaurant with an active bar. Our dining area was away from the bar where we had a very enjoyable dinner. Excellent waiter. Delicious food. Great place to eat. Reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Wendell K
Ventura, California
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Started with a cup of clam chowder, nothing to brag about (C+), very pasty! Had the Kale salad which is an A+,, do not miss it. Then split the Chippino (spelling) which was very good, served with crusty bread. Wine list is on the weak side, but drinkable. Service was very good.

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Thank USCGCaptainBob
Ventura, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food-excellent, service-excellent, noise level-too high. If you sit near bar it's very noisy and difficult to carry on a conversation with the people you are with.

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1 Thank juliejeff2014
Ventura, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location to Downtown Ventura, Food is Fresh and well prepared. Always busy, with Fun Atmosphere!

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1 Thank jennisue365
Ventura, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will love the experience. The prices are on the top end of mid range for seafood but it is worth every penny.

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1 Thank Captain_Rick1
Ventura, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always had a great meal at Lures in Ventura. The Salmon is the best, very well cooked and tasty. Last time I was there we had a large group (6 adults and 3 children under the age of 3. We were seated right away, and you know how busy this place is at night. The staff was on... More 

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Thank Cinthelou
Ventura, CA
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Service is generally quite good, the cocktails tasty and the food excellent. Have had many different things, last two times the pan seared scallops. Wow. Very good. We've also had the Sand Dabs, Arctic Char, Spicy Shrimp Pasta and others. Try it you'll like it.

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1 Thank Plc2Stay
Huntington Beach, California
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mister and I made a mistake: we ordered beef at a fish house. The meat was ordered medium-rare. It came well done. It was like a puck. The Parmesan potato wedge was overcooked, as well. The creamed corn was a cup of cream with about ten kernels of corn. We were with a group so I didn't make a... More 

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Thank tom m
Ventura, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the salmon here. Everything else is good. Veracruz chowder is a great appetizer. Can't go wrong with any of the grilled fish entrees. Oysters excellent as well

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-567-4400
Description
Restaurant Hours: Happy Hour Sunday 11:30 am - 6:00 pm and Monday - Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. We have a Private Dining Room and offer Patio seating overlooking beautiful downtown Ventura! Lure Fish House was created with the goal of providing you with a Top Tier Seafood Experience featuring fresh and sustainable seafood from trusted sources. Our restaurant strives to provide locally caught seafood, organically grown local produce, and wines from local vineyards whenever possible. We also feature a full bar with specialty cocktails, and an oyster bar serving a variety of fresh items that can vary daily. Lure specializes in Mesquite charbroiled seafood while also providing uniquely prepared selections by our chef. We print our menus daily to reflect availability and guarantee freshness. Our primary goal is to provide you, our guest, a fun and exciting seafood experience. So just remember, "if you are looking for a healthy and delicious dish...Eat more fish!"

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