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Sandbox Coffee House

204 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2725
+1 805-641-1025
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
21 Jan 2018
“Good coffee and bagels ”
1 week ago
“Cute place but about above average coffee.”
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Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly
204 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2725
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

My son and I had a good time on Thursday during the open mic night. It was our first time there so we were not sure if the very small crowd was due to the rain or it was the norm. The variety of musicians...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank jasonsA1531TV
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

On my way to Santa Barbara, it was raining pretty heavily so I stopped off at a Ventura exit and stumbled upon this charming surfer casual coffee house. Laden with plenty of beachy atmosphere, the row of surfboards lining the front yard entrance caught my...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Came in from the rain with a pizza we had ordered from across the street to get a coffee and wait for our Uber. The man working there said you can't bring in or eat outside food here. I told him we're waiting for a...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank kristi g
Reviewed 11 September 2016

hole in the wall sandwich place trying to serve up healthy style meals and smoothies. I got a club sandwich and that came with a bunch of raw carrots on the paper plate, it was kinda funnyy. The Jamba Juice like smoothie was ok but...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank vegas-vetran
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Have a coffee. Listen to music. Sit outside. Nice place to unwind. Good quality/price. Good location, not far from Promenade and Surfers ' Point.

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent coffee, Chai tea, hot chocolate and kombucha. We visited several times over a weekend while staying nearby.

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank Josie S
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

As we walked in there were 4 of us waiting, sooo one lady that was in front of us walked behind the door and stood in front of the register. She stated that she worked there and just happened to stop by. She took our...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank shubie710
Reviewed 25 April 2016

good coffee at a fair price close to the beach nice place for a meeting or a get together with friends

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank nostam
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an Americano with soy milk. Friendly guy behind the counter recommended pumpkin pie that hit the spot. This place is clearly superior to any Peet's.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank M4N_0N_TH3_RUN
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Couple of times to visit the beach at Ventura, by train, the coffeeshop is between the train/beach and motel, so in the morning you get coffee or lunch, and evening music. I had a sandwich and in my adult life I've never been served a...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank wwanderX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2725
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-641-1025
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We offer hot, cold, and blended espresso drinks and smoothies, sandwiches and salads, Acai bowls, rotating art exhibits, a weekly Open Mic Night, and scheduled live music Saturday and Sunday.
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