Posted: Monday, Nov 18th, 2019

By Visit Ventura

Ventura Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is around the corner, which means two things:

1. We will all take a quiet moment to reflect on all the things we’re grateful for.

2. Someone is sweating over Thanksgiving dinner.

The tradition of a Thanksgiving feast originally meant friends and family gathering together to prepare the meal together, though the number of helping hands dwindled until, basically, it was just your mom.

If you’re not a mom, this evolution might not strike you as unfair. It’s possible it might not have struck you at all. But if you are a mom, you might be looking for a respite.

And if you’re wondering where you can go out to eat on Thanksgiving Day, you’re in luck. Happily, Ventura offers a bountiful feast of Thanksgiving opportunities for those of us who don’t want to spend the day cooking in the kitchen.

But, with all due respect, Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be traditional.

Cuban anyone?
Check out a list of Ventura restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day this year. Please call for details …

Downtown Ventura

Cafe Fiore

Moofish Cafe Open: noon to 5 pm

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving dinner. Reservations Required
Located in Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel, 450 East Harbor Boulevard
(805) 648-2100

Busy Bee Cafe Open: 8 am to 4 pm

Enjoy a complete Thanksgiving dinner for dine-in or take home. First come, first serve
478 East Main Street
(805) 643-4864

Casa Bella Open: 2 pm to 8 pm

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or regular menu options. Reservations Required
391 East Main Street
(805) 340-1118

Ventura Harbor Village

andria's clam chowder
Courtesy of Ventura Harbor Village

Waters Edge Restaurant Open: 10 am to 8 pm

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving Buffet. Reservations required.
1510 Anchors Way
(805) 642-1200

The Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood Open: 11 pm to 5 pm

Enjoy their regular menu offerings.
1583 Spinnaker Drive #101
(805) 650-5350

Midtown, South Seaward and East-side

Courtesy of Albert Munoz

Prime Steakhouse Open: 2 pm to 7 pm

Special menu. Reservation Required.
2009 East Thompson Boulevard
(805) 652-1055

Main Street Restaurant and Steak House Open: 7 am to 3pm

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving meal and regular menu options.
3159 E Main St
(805) 676-1312

Duke’s Griddle ‘n Grill Open: 8:30 am to 2 pm

Enjoy the regular menu offerings plus breakfast until noon.
1124 S Seaward Ave
(805) 667-8411

And a kind offering for those who might need a little help…

On Tuesday, November 22 at 9 am, Community Presbyterian Church is offering free bags of Thanksgiving food.

1555 Poli Street (805) 648-2737

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