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Oct 18, 2011 06:13 PM

Pre-Theatre dinner in Ventura?

We're seeing a show on a Wednesday at 7 PM in Ventura next week, and so we're looking for a high quality place to eat that opens at 5 PM--anything else would be too much of a rush, I think. I don't know the restaurant scene there too well, as I usually just drive on to Santa Barbara to eat after a show. Any recommendations in Ventura itself? Could be anything from high end New American to seafood to ethnic--as long as it's good. Thanks!


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  1. Cafe Zack is very good. Check out their web site

    Cafe Zack
    1095 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001

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    1. re: Bruce in SLO

      Thanks, Bruce. I saw that one, and it looks great, but the problem is they don't open until 5:30, which makes it a little tight for a 7:00 PM show.

    2. My favorite restaurant in Ventura is Brooks. Their website states they open at 5pm.