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Best bars in Ventura County

Seafood Restaurant
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“If you love sushi and are looking for some fancy meals with great views, this is the place for you! Situated on the PCH in Malibu, this restaurant is delicious Japanese food wiht gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces right on the ocean.”
176 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“fun place, check their event calendar for music or comedy nights. Outdoor wine tasting, park like setting close .”
49 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Take a drive up the coast, stop off at Point Dume for a hike, Zuma Beach, Leo Carrillo for the tide pools, and eat cracked crab at this casual spot while watching paragliders.”
55 locals recommend
Cafe
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“The Malibu Cafe at Calamigos Ranch is a premier destination for weddings and celebrations of all types.But arrive early to enjoy the gorgeous park that the restaurant is in. As the sun goes down all the chandeliers and twinkle lights hanging from the ancient oaks and dotting the rows of grapevines and olive trees come on and transform the landscape into a fantasy land. Many famous television shows were filmed on location there including the Biggest Loser and episodes of the Bachelorette. Great food, great location!”
44 locals recommend
Bar
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“When I first came to Ojai I really wanted to go to the Deer Lodge. It’s an old 1930s roadhouse. Inside is dark with overstuffed arm chairs, very lodge like. Weekends, there are tons of bikers there, not the gang type, more the middle aged execs from LA riding their Harleys. If you stick to appetisers or burgers you should be ok, otherwise the food is a disaster. However, it is an Ojai legend, should visit.”
42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Best kept secret. Unusual fare. Cozy dining. High quality. Reasonable price.”
36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great views of the Marina from the Patio and Bar. One of the best Happy Hours in Ventura.”
21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Duke's Malibu restaurant and Barefoot Bar sits perched on the water's edge just four miles north of Sunset Boulevard. Dressed up or down, you'll feel welcome at this ocean front restaurant. With over 300 feet of picture windows out to the Pacific, Duke's boasts one of the longest oceanfront sites on the west coast. You'll experience the spirit of Aloha here from the crashing waves, Hawaiian influenced cuisine and the genuine friendly service that is Duke's signature. You are invited to relax and take in the endless ocean views while enjoying the freshest seafood and premium steaks, each uniquely prepared and thoughtfully served.”
61 locals recommend
Bar
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“Situated in the heart of Mid-Town Ventura, this charming restaurant is situated in a 1920's Spanish style bungalow. It has an award winning wine list, but is also has great Country Fried Steak! Parking is limited, but there is public parking across the street from the restaurant.”
23 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Stunning location to have a glass of wine with plenty of outdoor seating near the vineyard”
24 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Azu used to be a favorite but it is struggling with its identity. Used to be fine continental dining but then it became a brewery. Still worth a visit.”
27 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Happy Hour during the week from 2pm to close. It's on the water and they have something for everyone. Great locals place and great for families.”
21 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Right on Westward Beach, this locals only bar has the BEST happy hour anywhere! From 3 to 9 every day drinks are $5 and $6, food is $4 to $8 for generous and delicious menu items such as fish tacos, tuna tartar, roasted brussell sprouts, mac n cheese, sweet potato fries and calamari friti, to name just a few. Beach attire welcome. Come and catch a spectacular sunset. There's one every day!”
53 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Ranch House can be magical in the right weather, garden setting with small meandering stream. Food is good, not great but tends to the expensive side. However if you want romantic and unique, this is it!”
25 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the only night club in town. Mixed, fun crowd. In the Westlake Inn complex.”
13 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Great Cuban/Mexican fusion... so good! We love this place!! Sit on the patio after the beach... or at sunset.”
50 locals recommend