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301 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2624
+1 805-643-7701
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Ojai, California
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A friend and I dropped in for a late lunch this afternoon. I really enjoy New Orleans style food, but believe me, this is not that. I had blackened chicken and she had blackened redfish. Both meats were mediocre at best and tiny, less than 1/3" in thickness and about the size of my palm. We both liked the cornbread.... More 

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Ventura, California
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Very quaint and sweet little gem. We went for lunch and they accommodated 6 of us easily. Food was generous portions. New Orleans flair to menu. Service was very swift and good. Food was very tasty. Gumbo was spicy.

Thank janette w
Ventura, California
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at the Cajun Kitchen numerous times, and at all of their various locations, and it is always great. Cajun focused menu, just breakfast and lunch. Only suggestion is that they should stay open for dinner on Fat Tuesday.

Thank VenturaCoTraveler
Ventura, California
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I had the Shrimp po boy and it was to die for. The chipotle aioli was great, the french fries hot. My wife had the biscuits and gravy and they were excellent. We also had beignets and they were small and very fresh and hot - awesome. Our server was Maricela M and she was terrific. Chairs were uncomfortable -... More 

Thank dtwsjw
Culver City, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

While on a little trip to Ventura, we found this place while out for an evening walk and decided to give it a try after the first cafe we tried was disappointing. Cajun Kitchen is so good, excellent friendly service, delicious food...what more could you ask for. It's the best breakfast place we've been to in a long time. If... More 

Thank CarolineMAF
Arroyo Grande, California
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had an early lunch at this corner restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch throughout the day. You have access to the entire menu which is nice if you arrive for an early lunch. This is a noisy,bustling, vibrant restaurant with a creative menu. We were lucky to be seated in the back room which is a... More 

Thank mariposa67
Ventura, California
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Great for breakfast and always packed! We visited on a Sunday morning at 9. Only waited 10 minutes for a table. Very nice and polite wait staff. Menu is large. I had the California Benedict. Two English muffins each topped with avocado, tomato, poached egg and Hollandaise sauce. Very good and the Cajun spiced home fried potatoes were yummy! Bottom... More 

Thank GoSeeDoTravelDuo
Oxnard, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We got there shortly before the kitchen closed the staff said we could order quickly and everything arrived promptly and tasty. The staff were attentive and didn't make us feel rushed at all. I will definitely go back and keeping in mind that the restaurant closes at 2:30 pm!

Thank John F
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Ventura Marriott and ask the front desk for breakfast recommendation. Could not have been happier! Cute little hometown place with yummy food! Highly recommend :-)

Thank Wendi C
Woodbury, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We can in for eggs, and we ended up with Jambalaya! They custom made an egg dish for us too. Steaming hot food. Casual cafe environment.

Thank MaryAhma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-7701
Ventura Location: PH: 805-643-7701 - you only have their other locations currently listed.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?