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Spencer Makenzie's Fish

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806 E Thompson Blvd, Corner of Ash & Thompson, Ventura, CA 93001-2918
+1 805-643-8226
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ventura, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lunch tacos Mon = good deal Fresh fish tacos - great Some items not cheap Across the street from a good Mexican to go

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Thank Will C
Port Hueneme, California
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

True, no fluke but plenty of other good fish. Fresh stuff, cooked well, and good service. Not a fancy place but well worth a visit. Didn't try the burritos but saw plenty, huge, tacos as well. Did fish and chips, a B+ .

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Thank Robert B
California
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very plain & simple, but the Burritos & Tacos are the best I have ever tasted - healthy & filling at realistic prices for fish which is relatively expensive. The rest of the menu is inviting and the food looks very good. The food is so good that I did not use any of its free special... More 

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Thank ConcernedCalifornia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food tour clam chowder and fish were great. They have some gluten free options. Atmosphere and people where very nice.

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Thank Rory J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not big on fish tacos, burritos, ec....but these rocked! If I lived here I would eat there every day. Very fresh fish, shrimp, calamari cooked to perfection with fresh veggies on top and the most addictive sauces. I think the Spencer sauce is the best Aoli I have ever had. There are lots of beer selections. Very kid friendly.... More 

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Thank mandydhr
Newport Beach, California
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176 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across this place on a road trip - and were really glad we did. Don't be put off by the burger joint look - this is a fish place. My husband had the shrimp and fish burrito "Brooklyn style" and I had the Ahicado, which is a healthy helping of fresh ahi poke, infused with lemon oil, served... More 

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We split a wonderful fish taco and bowl of homemade clam chowder between two of us. The fish taco had fresh everything on it. They also have some interesting spicy salsa to put on it if you so desire. I would highly recommend it.

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Thank Douglas R
Moore, Oklahoma
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered take out at the outdoor window on a Friday night. The cashier was friendly and my food was ready quickly. I thought the clam chowder was decent but not great. The tempura fish taco was very good. I loved the parmasean shrimp taco in the crunchy shell. I actually wish I would have had two of them. The... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

So I'm told by someone that I trust that Spencer Makenzie's Fish is awesome. That person was sitting RIGHT NEXT TO ME at Spencer Makenzie's Fish, gushing about it, telling me that it's SUCH AN AWESOME traditional California fish shack and we were so lucky to be there. I looked around and, I have to admit, I liked the peek-a-boo... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was right next to our accommodation and we needed just a small dinner so we ended up here. Good thing we did, since the food was really tasty. Simple and so so tasty! And it was nice to sit outside and enjoy our tacos and fried whatever and watch the sunset. I would definitely visit this place many times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
Voted best fish taco in the county.

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