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) #35 of 352 Restaurants in Ventura $$ - $$$ Cafe
321 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2624
+1 805-643-3070
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (23 reviews)
“chai” (5 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
321 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2624
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very good coffee, tea and other unique and quirky drink combinations with a kitch type shop in the back. Lots of Friendly locals on laptops and they will join in conversation if you are willing. A few outside tables and they do have some pastries.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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,...More

Thank AJD50
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...More

Thank BackRoadsUSA
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...More

Thank Dennis H
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...More

Thank BritinSoCal
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...More

Thank agapilexi
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...More

Thank Andrew T
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
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
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...More

Thank PrincessWildhair
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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