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1651 S Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035-2177 (Victoria and Leeward)
+1 805-985-4700
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11:00 - 21:30
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Oxnard, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Fresco II serves great food, well prepared and seasoned. We have visited a number of times and enjoyed a variety of dishes. For appetizers recommend calamari, mussels marinara, and the Greek grape leaves. For dinner, the 20 oz ribeye steak is highly recommended. In addition, there are two great salmon dishes that are very tasty. Prices are a tad high,... More 

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Thank David D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good atmosphere. Average food at high prices with very slow service. Good place to go if you are not in a hurry and want a nice table setting where you can have a leisurely conversation or a business meeting.

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Thank Roy G
Camarillo, California
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Had 3 or 4 visits usually afternoons. Always been good touted as Mediterranean. So ok Gyros and a few other items but in general a well rounded menu with salads etc. good good good! Nice ambience nice interior

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Ojai, California
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191 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had the lamb gyros. The lamb was exceptionally good and the fries were crispy. However, I was disappointed that the other additions that are traditionally served with gyros were missing. Like the fresh Tomato, Red Onion, Our Signature Tzatziki Sauce - the sauce didn't make it to the gyro and the sliver of one tomato was sad. I could... More 

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Thank Lydia G
Oxnard, California
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The food was wonderful,Ciopinno had lots of seafood to include a whole lobster tail. I really enjoyed lobster ravioli served in a nice creamy sauce. The service was very good. Our friends had made reservation for around sunset. The sun through the window at sunset was very uncomfortable and the air conditioning was on. the ocean breeze and view were... More 

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Thank Gloria T
Arizona
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We should have left when they brought the dry crumbly bread and nasty dipping sauce. Instead we stayed for our entrees which were under seasoned, tasting exclusively of fat and garlic. The server was slow to respond but eventually brought salt, pepper and cheese. I still couldn't choke mine down and I'm now going to have to stop somewhere else... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My husband read great reviews for this place so we tried it. The ambiance was interesting. It didn't feel romantic or comfy. More like a place that would be hopping with singles at the bar all night long. Anyway, I ordered the lasagna and my husband ordered the ribeye with mashed potatoes and grilled veggies. Oh SO good!!! The lasagna... More 

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Thank HoneyLovesTim
Oxnard, California
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117 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Looking for something different we happened on to a small restaurant in a strip mall adjacent to Mandalay Bay Harbor that turned out very nice. The food, the service and even the jazz guitarist turned out to make an exquisite atmosphere. We ate dinner in the bar area and took advantage of the Happy Hour Specials. The souvlaki and the... More 

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Thank Ron J
Venture, CA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I've been to this restaurant 3 times now and each time we have had to wait about an hour before our food is delivered even though the restaurant was not full, even by half. The pizza's are over baked and burnt on top. The calamari was over cooked and dry/tough. We will probably not be back for a 4th time.

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Thank KarenVenture_CA
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Enjoyed Greek appetizer plate (olives, feta cheese, spanikopitas) and artichoke/shrimp pizza. Pleasant place in a newer strip mall area, nice to look out the windows at the boats moored in the harbor. I don't recommend going at sunset; they had the shades pulled because the sun shines right in your eyes, and it was a bit warm and stuffy. I'd... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1651 S Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035-2177
    (Victoria and Leeward)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-985-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?