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Lure Fish House

60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
+1 805-567-4400
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand dabs” (90 reviews)
“oysters” (178 reviews)
“ahi ceviche” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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60 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2802
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This visit to Luer Fishhouse in Ventura was a lunch/dinner eating time. We were on our way home from Monterey and we decided to stay at the Luer Fishhouse in Ventura as we find that their service and food is great and delicious. We also...More

Thank dbjx33
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were traveling to Santa Barbara and figured we would just eat at one of the regular spots, daughter did not want to wait the extra 30 minute and boy am I happy about that! We had the most amazing entrees! fresh, FLAVORFUL AND DIFFERENT...More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food. Normally quite crowded and noise. Good service despite being so busy. One of the main go-to places in Ventura for a nice dinner out.

Thank Alana M
Reviewed 2 days ago

It started with the sound system (yeah, I know, kind of strange). The music was at just the right volume - didn't intrude on conversation at all. And we kept looking around to see if the singer/guitarist was "live". Nope. Just a great system. The...More

Thank david s
Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome place to take someone out to eat ! Service was A-1, waiter was very professional and courteous. The menu was loaded with great appetizers and menu had excellent choices. The food was out of this world !!

Thank a6toecat
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I live in Ventura and love Lure Fish House. I love fish and everything here is fresh and delicious. Their Ahi Tuna Ceviche is enough to feed two people and their Lure Martinis made with fresh squeezed grapefruit is sooo yummy

Thank MomNnana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience had a slightly rocky start, we hoped to order from the happy hour menu and couldn’t secure a table in the designated area. However our waitress was great and the food was very good. We had crab cakes and ahi ceviche. The bread...More

Thank Brittanydee1231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my son there for dinner and we had an amazing dinner. I even tried his grilled Mahi Mahi and I dont eat fish, at all, and it was AMAZING!

Thank MonicaF F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love to come here, especially during the happy hour time. Excellent food , good people making this place a must to visit.

Thank Helmut P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a seafood restaurant with an Italian flair. The menu is quite varied, all food is exceptional quality. Some of some of the staff are great, others seem not interested in service. I waited for a while at the door, it was clear the...More

Thank DenverDsigner
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Aime G
8 July 2017|
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Response from Chrissie_P_H | Reviewed this property |
They do, but the restaurant is more suited to adults. It's quite sophisticated and we've never seen children there. Not sure how children woukd be tolerated.
20 February 2017|
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Response from FA J | Reviewed this property |
Excellent appetizers priced reasonable, most under $10 USD, wide selection of beers, wine & well drinks. Good atmosphere, well suited for a business lunch. Minus one (1) point ---No reservations for small parties, groups of... More
Lois B
26 August 2016|
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Response from Barry B | Reviewed this property |
Best to call the restaurant-- they're always changing up things!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
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
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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!"
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