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Rice by Mama

419 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-5650
+1 805-641-0238
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (23 reviews)
“thai food” (20 reviews)
“curry” (13 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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419 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-5650
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Waited 10 minutes to be seated. The soup was incredible. Very large portions. It was heavenly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank zencowgirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ventura has a few great Thai places but Rice by Mama is hands down the best! Downtown location and parking a little challenging but worth it.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mpando4
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice place great food always always always consistence that is why they are the best you cannot go wrong Come here and eat I love it and you will too long live the Uniates states

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Worldloverr
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Mama has been busy, this is her flagship restaurant and it is excellent. My wife and daughter would give it an "Excellent" rating. The food is prepared well and modifications of a dish are not a hassle. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly...what more needs be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Local friends took us. The restaurant was loud, lively and fun, and the food was absolutely fantastic, as was the service. I absolutely recommend.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Excellent food and service, good prices for lunch, a bit pricey for dinner. Why are there 2 on the same street, a block apart?

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank P8452ZKjohnj
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

They have the best Thai food I have ever eaten. Huge portions and great service! I highly recommend eating here.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kokonatsu
Reviewed 28 June 2018

My HH and I had lunch upon the recommendation of a local shop. Even after 1pm it was very busy. We had a Fried Rice plate with chicken and Pineapple curry with shrimp. Both were delicious. Can’t wait to come back and tried some other...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GFFoodWineLover
Reviewed 13 May 2018

My daughter loves this place. She is a vegan and can get food here she can eat and enjoy. Curry is fantastic. I enjoy all the meals I have eaten and will be back.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jones K
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I put my name down on the waiting list with about 3 parties ahead of us, and crossed the street get my family. There was some miscommunication so I thought my family wanted another restaurant, so to be nice because I've worked customer service before,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank spain298
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Bev T
21 September 2015|
Response from Dyacky | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the exact number of their seating since it's not really a big place but I think it will fit more than 50 people. Yes, they are open on the weekends starting at 11am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-5650
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-641-0238
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