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Harbor Cove Cafe

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1867 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA 93001-4353
+1 805-658-1639
07:30 - 14:30
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Moore, Oklahoma
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast with my young son. Food was fresh and made quickly. Can't beat the views. My son loved picking our seats, the barstools by the raised counter. Will definitely return.

Thank flyingradish
Meridian, Idaho
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Portions were large but flavor was better. Never had a chile relleno omlete and it was fantastic. My wife and mother in-law both enjoyed their breakfast as well. Location was cool as it is right off the docks and across the road from the ocean. Service was not fast but the staff was friendly.

Thank gwebb672
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Well run and friendly place. Fish and chips lightly battered and very good. Onion rings and coleslaw, yum! Relaxing spot to enjoy sun and harbor.

Thank Hallecat
San Diego, California
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124 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Little cafe by the Channel Islands National Park visitor center. Very good beach-side food with a surprisingly large menu. The portions were good size. I had the fish-and-chips. The fish was excellent. The chips were so-so (somewhat dry and lacked flavor). As a beach cafe, though, it's a good place. Dining on the patio, it's great to just watch the... More 

Thank Ben S
Santa Clarita, California
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I stopped in this little café near the Channel Islands Museum. We were in a hurry and ordered a hamburger. We were very surprised by the quality of the burger. The onions, tomatoes and pickles were very fresh and the coleslaw was really good. The buns were exceptionally fresh and had a very good flavor. We will... More 

Thank cwalter2014
Shanghai, China
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178 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This a very good restaurant with an amazing view over the harbor. The burger was really good and service good as well.

Thank tingman1
ventura, ca
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Want a nice relaxing breakfast go to this little Harbor Cafe. I can bring my pets and the food is very good and plentiful. I love the relaxing atmosphere.

Thank martinatunafish
Palm Desert, California
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way down from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles for some lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by the lovely outdoor seating, picnic tables. The view of the water and boats is delightful. Our dog loved the grass. Now we were not expecting the food to be spectacular, but it was! Best burgers and fries for miles. Pleasant... More 

Thank desertminky
Palm Desert,CA
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211 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Sat at one of the many picnic tables with our dog watching the boats the hamburger we all ordered was great. Nice lunch break on our drive home.

Thank Offthebeatenpath011
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Fun environment - food is mediocre - take it or leave it. Dock side eating is fun and the live music is fun! The location is weird you have to pass through a gate and be let in- almost like you're in the wrong place lol

Thank Katy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1867 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA 93001-4353
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-658-1639

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