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Lure Fish House

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60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-567-4400
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Otter Rock, Oregon
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love their happy hour and great bartenders. Very crowded but worth the wait. They have a good menu with great seafood.

Thank hart13
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for happy hour. Packed place as it seems popular with locals and tourists. Happy hour M-F 4-6pm. We ordered just about everything- oysters, fried shrimp, Vera Cruz clam chowder and fish tacos. Everything was excellent!

Thank ls0713
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate there on Valentines day . I wanted to suprise my wife with a nice place. I was the one surprised with high price,s small amounts of food and it was just average in taste.

Thank George111582
North Canton, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is great. Service is wonderful. Martinis were tasty and the atmosphere is awesome. We loved it here.

Thank kmjski
Redwood City, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this restaurant!!! Excellent food drinks and service! Great happy hour prices, I had Crab cakes, clam chowder and a glass of white wine and was very happy!!! The Lemon drop cocktail is really awesome too!🍸

Thank Jan H
ventura, ca
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is such a fun place! Happy Hour is a great time to taste their delicious food and chat with locals at the bar. I don't drink alcohol but love happy hour because it's so much fun and the happy hour food is so yummy. I love love love their homemade sourdough bread. I dare you to go here and... More 

Thank martinatunafish
Irvine, California
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant. We have a meal here anytime we are in Ventura. My wife says the Cioppino is the best she has ever had. We share a shrimp cocktail and oysters for starters. The blue point oysters are sweet. I like the grilled shrimp. Best side is the Brussel sprouts. Last, have the key lime pie. No... More 

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Pasadena, California
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a dinner at the Lure Fish house. She ordered the crab cake salad and I had the rock fish. Both were very tasty. We would gladly go back and enjoy another meal there. the prpices were very reasonable.

Thank Steve B
Lompoc, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for happy hour was great! Had drinks and fish tacos. Both were awesome. We sat here outside and it was warm and sunny.

Thank karenmE5952RU
Ventura, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to enjoy charbroiled oysters and a nice glass of wine. The atmosphere is awesome and the staff are very nice.

Thank AriJoe2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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?