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Le Petit Cafe Bakery

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$$ - $$$
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1591 Spinnaker Dr Ste 112, Ventura, CA 93001-5300
+1 805-642-1191
11:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was craving meat so I ordered the steak. Had to send it back because it was well done and I ordered Medium. The Béarnaise sauce looked like a science project. Really??? Buy a bloody packet at the grocery store if you can't figure it out. The rest of my party had sandwiches and they looked good.

Thank Angela A
Sumter, South Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Must visit cafe along Ventura Harbor. Had crepes, fresh fruit, coffee and croissant for Sunday mid-morning meal. Nice place to eat and visit with friends indoors or outdoors in the open air cafe (memories of Southern France). Will visit on next trip.

Thank Dave W
Brentwood, California
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182 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We dropped by for breakfast and were looking forward to a tasty pastry filled breakfast but were disappointed. The pastry is not very good and is a somewhat pricey. The Coffee was average. The service was just ok.

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
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200 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and great food. Had a late lunch here and so enjoyed it. A great bottle of wine and a cheese plate with the best bread...so good. Sitting in the courtyard on a beautiful afternoon, was just perfect. Excellent service and fun atmosphere. This restaurant has been around for a long time and never fails to deliver....glad to be... More 

Thank Altagold
Ventura, California
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of the few places where it is possible to sit outside, overlooking the boats. Owner and chef is French. His bread is excellent. Great pastries. However, staff needs training. Menu good, but service a bit erratic. Given what is available here, this is a gem.

Thank Barbara K
Ventura, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Whenever my wife and I want to treat ourselves -- we come here for pastries, latte and tea. We have tried 8 or 10 pastries so far and all have been delicious. We have not eaten at the restaurant yet but it always seems busy.

Thank Daniel B
San Juan Capistrano, California
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260 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Came here for hot cocoa (which is made with milk, not the hot water variety) and some pastries. The hot cocoa was good and was the right temperature but it was a bit too sweet for my liking. The real winner here is there double toasted almond croissant. Holy cow was that good. It was still flaky with the right... More 

Thank qhunnyb
Ventura, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Food is fresh and delicious! The restaurant sits right on the edge of the harbor. Nice place to have breakfast, then walk around. Cute shops right near by.

Thank gnd446
hollywood, california
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204 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We've enjoyed this little slice of France for decades now. Never disappointed in the quality of the food and the service. Great seafood dishes featuring fresh local fish and so many wonderful dishes...the chef is a genius! There's freshly baked bread at your table to gnaw on while you peruse the fabulous menu...there are so many choices and they're all... More 

Thank Jack C
Oxnard, California
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137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

It's modeled after French cuisine. The croissant french toast is unbelievable. Their omelets are varied but not many and fantastic. The bread is outstanding. The view of the marina makes the whole experience delightful.

Thank Alan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1591 Spinnaker Dr Ste 112, Ventura, CA 93001-5300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-642-1191

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