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Cafe Fiore

66 S. California St. (E. Santa Clara St.) Send to Phone
805-653-1266 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Ventura locals like this bustling Italian bar and restaurant as much as the tourists who pack the place nightly.
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Lunch & Dinner daily

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Cafe Fiore Restaurant Review

: It’s generally a fun night at Fiore. Cocktails and a lively atmosphere draw a crowd, particularly on weekends. Unfortunately, the ambience tends to outshine the food at this downtown hotspot. Pizza is your safest best, with toppings like grilled eggplant, garlic rapini, artichokes, prosciutto and fresh buffalo mozzarella. Antipasti options include mussels, fried calamari, carpaccio and bruschetta. Pastas run the gamut from butternut squash-filled ravioli in a sage cream sauce to spaghetti with tiny napoleon meatballs. Sit in the cozy lounge area; at the tall, dark wood bar; or at one of the outdoor tables on the side patio. But make no mistake: a martini menu, a nice wine list and a convivial vibe are the establishment’s best assets.

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