We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Lure Fish House

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-567-4400
11:30 - 21:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,057 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 1,020: English reviews
Simi Valley, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first try at this seafood restaurant in Ventura, CA. The selection was beyond what you can imagine. I had the Clam Chowder Vera Cruz that was out of this world! The fish tacos were wonderful. As a side and comparison between chowders, I had a cup of the New England clam chowder. A bit pasty but good... More 

Thank Joe G
Long Island, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fresh entrees Delicious and great service, and special of swordfish and/or halibut really tasty!

Thank Andrew R
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant with very friendly staff. Make sure you check out their happy hour specials, but food and drinks are good there anytime.

Thank Mark C
Ventura, California
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Oyster bar is fantastic with a variety of Oysters to choose from. I did have fish here a while ago, and to be honest it was nothing special. I believe they just serve the fish that is on the menu with just the basic of seasonings. There is no Macadamia nut crusted Ono for example. They also have a... More 

Thank David B
Otter Rock, Oregon
Level Contributor
52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love their happy hour and great bartenders. Very crowded but worth the wait. They have a good menu with great seafood.

Thank hart13
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for happy hour. Packed place as it seems popular with locals and tourists. Happy hour M-F 4-6pm. We ordered just about everything- oysters, fried shrimp, Vera Cruz clam chowder and fish tacos. Everything was excellent!

Thank ls0713
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there on Valentines day . I wanted to suprise my wife with a nice place. I was the one surprised with high price,s small amounts of food and it was just average in taste.

Thank George111582
North Canton, Ohio
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is great. Service is wonderful. Martinis were tasty and the atmosphere is awesome. We loved it here.

Thank kmjski
Redwood City, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant!!! Excellent food drinks and service! Great happy hour prices, I had Crab cakes, clam chowder and a glass of white wine and was very happy!!! The Lemon drop cocktail is really awesome too!🍸

Thank Jan H
ventura, ca
Level Contributor
25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a fun place! Happy Hour is a great time to taste their delicious food and chat with locals at the bar. I don't drink alcohol but love happy hour because it's so much fun and the happy hour food is so yummy. I love love love their homemade sourdough bread. I dare you to go here and... More 

Thank martinatunafish

Been to Lure Fish House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-567-4400
Restaurant Hours: Happy Hour Sunday 11:30 am - 6:00 pm and Monday - Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. We have a Private Dining Room and offer Patio seating overlooking beautiful downtown Ventura! Lure Fish House was created with the goal of providing you with a Top Tier Seafood Experience featuring fresh and sustainable seafood from trusted sources. Our restaurant strives to provide locally caught seafood, organically grown local produce, and wines from local vineyards whenever possible. We also feature a full bar with specialty cocktails, and an oyster bar serving a variety of fresh items that can vary daily. Lure specializes in Mesquite charbroiled seafood while also providing uniquely prepared selections by our chef. We print our menus daily to reflect availability and guarantee freshness. Our primary goal is to provide you, our guest, a fun and exciting seafood experience. So just remember, "if you are looking for a healthy and delicious dish...Eat more fish!"

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Lure Fish House and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
Santa Barbara, California
2 months ago
San Diego, California
Camarillo, California
over a year ago
over a year ago
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Lure Fish House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?