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Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine

€€ - €€€, Seafood, South American
3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
+1 805-204-0970
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“moqueca” (123 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have dined here 3 times but will not return. The first time was on a New Year's Eve and the atmosphere was very celebratory with Brazilian dancers and music. The food was average but the service was friendly and prompt. We returned for a...More

Thank Oscan2014
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and I went for a different restaurant experience. I had the specialty of the house Moqueca with sea bass and shrimp a special of the night. The reviews said the pot it is served in holds the heat. I can say that it...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I had the best service ever here last week! Bonnie was my server and she was great! I recommend her to everybody that comes here, she was very informative and we loved all of her recommendations and would love to come back here to see...More

Thank Turquesa T
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We to dinner with friends just to avoid the usual places. Nice surprise. Food is served in mosqueca clay pots which keeps the food hot and makes a nice presentation. My wife and I shared family size seafood combination filled with cod, octopus, shrimp, calamari...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Full flavor, colorful ingredients, and inviting presentation! You can't go wrong with any menu choice.

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stayed at nearby Hampton Inn (about 1.5 miles away walking distance) found this place on yelp, struggled immensely to find at night waling the bizarre paths and bridges/streets etc, anyways finally found it on the 2nd floor tucked away in a lifeless harbor section with...More

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant overlooks the Channel Islands harbor providing a beautiful, romantic view. The food was excellent, very tasty with unusual flavors. Large quantities with excellent service in a relaxed atmosphere made the dinner special.

Thank Earl S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We recently celebrated a birthday by having dinner at the Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine restaurant. I had the fish moqueca, which was served in a stone or pottery bowl. I'd never had moqueca before, but this was delicious. My serving included rice, which I used as...More

Thank Stu W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Moqueca is an awesome place to go for Lunch. The location which right at the marina makes for a great view. My favorite is the shrimp salad but I have ordered the shrimp moqueca and it is amazing. You can't leave without having their plantains...More

Thank duenasali
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This was new to me because i have never had Brazilian food before, and i was very surprised at how much i enjoyed the food and the atmosphere over the harbor was beautiful. Must try

Thank Michelle R
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Questions & Answers
16 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Connie K | Reviewed this property |
No - It's specializes in seafood cooked in a moqueca clay pot and it's wonderful. They have a wide variety of dishes that are all delicious, even beef stroganoff if you must have beef.
27 May 2015|
Response from RMJorda1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a wine list. I don't know about the corkage fee. We didn't bring a bottle of wine but I wish we had thought of it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-204-0970
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