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Shoals Restaurant at The Cliff House Inn

) #19 of 345 Restaurants in Ventura ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American, Seafood
6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001-9704
+1 805-684-0025
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Seafood
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6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001-9704
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food at Shoals melted in your mouth. So full of flavor. They may have a slightly limited menu if you aren't into seafood.

Thank AlexisTai
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made an outdoor reservation and couldn't have been happier with our view and the service. Located on a quiet spot on Hwy 1. We ate the Filet Mignon and the Stuffed Chicken. Both dishes were good. To enter the restaurant, take the outdoor stairwell...More

Thank Carol E
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The tourist, me, was taken here for Saturday lunch...hotel and restaurant has been here for many years. The patio overlooks the ocean....i mean, you are sitting 10 feet away..amazing view every direction. Food is not fussy. Very fresh and quite nice. We had mussels and...More

Thank SammyHam
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place is a hidden gem that was recommended by a local neighbor! WOW! Excellently prepared food, excellent service and the view of the ocean could not have been better! Lots of options and I chose their special Sea Bass. Fabulous dinner on the ocean...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Shoals Restaurant has a delicious menu at a remarkable landscape overlooking the Pacific Ocean, surfers and sea life. The view is spectacular. While the menu isn't wildly creative the yellowfin with capers was surprisingly refreshing. A worthwhile dinner at one of the most lovely spots...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stayed at the hotel and already ate dinner so I got dessert to take to my room. Oh so yummy!! A caramel banana with ice cream yummy goodness.

1  Thank JenJen1865
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Excellent cooking in a romantic ambiance is a good start to a great dining experience. we started with a few mixed drinks , soup of the day and CHARBROILED FILET MIGNON ,PESTO FETTUCINE Comes with house-smoked Chicken Breast Substitute Tiger Shrimp. and we topped it...More

Thank loveoffun
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very good meal we sat outside to make the most of view , very good table service and very good food only draw back is when restaurant closes you can not get a drink

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We love the food here. I had seafood both nights, the special once and the Ciopianna or something like that which is soooo gooood.

Thank joedvet
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Good service with a nice lunch menu, and a better dinner menu.. inside or outside seating, $15 corkage (not a great wine list), super romantic. Food is delicious (especially the fish dishes) and if you get there at sundown, it is pretty amazing.

Thank markj4golf
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Hello! Are you open on Thanksgiving? We are looking for a nice relaxed place to eat for a midday meal. Thank you!
2 November 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6602 Old Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001-9704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-0025
  • E-mail