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Aug 18, 2006 08:34 PM

Satisfaction from Santa Clarita to Ventura-Oxnard?

A mid day trek to Vnetura will find me with no lunch ideas this Saturday. Anything of note on the road between Santa Clarita and Ventura-Oxnard? Thank you in advance !

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  1. Not sure if there is a route off the 126 to get to Somis, but I LOVE the Somis Cafe. Incredible Mexican food.

    1. Three of us just discovered and loved the Mupu Grill in Santa Paula for lunch today. Everyone was very happy with their lunch. We had the Grilled Rueben Sandwich which was piled high with delicious corned beef, a huge Turkey Club Sandwich, made with honest to goodness fresh roasted turkey and a delicious Shrimp Louie Stuffed Avocado Salad. Most menu items are in the $7.95 to $8.95 range, a great value for the quality of food. Lunch is served from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, they are also open for dinner. The Mupu Grill is located right off Hwy 126 at
      930 E. Main St., Santa Paula.
      Phone 805 525-9779

      1. By no means fancy, we like the family meal at Pollo Brava in Santa Paula (just north of the 126 at the Palm exit). Its like Pollo Loco but homemade and better. When out that way, we pick it up to enjoy when we get home (in the SFV).

        1. Depending on where your travelling from, you can exit the 118 at New Los Angeles and take the back road up to Ventura. There's many fruit/vege stands to buy from (thru Somis). Grab some cheese and crackers, snack on farm fresh fruits then get to Andria's in Ventura Harbor for great fish and chips! If you decide to continue to Downtown Ventura, check out the Habit at California exit for burgers or the Busy Bee on Main St. for your coffee shop style goodness.

          P.S. If you go thru Simi, my family and I love Red's BBQ at Sycamore and Cocran. Went there tonight! 2 can share 1 combo meal with onion strings! YUMMY YEH! 2892 COCHRAN ST SIMI VALLEY (805)581-9076.


          1. In Oxnard, downtown on Oxnard Blvd next to the train station - Supermercado La Gloria has a food court that might as well be Mexico. In the same area, within walking distance, are a zillion tiny taquerias. I have not tried them yet, but it might make a fun walking tour.