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Cafe Nouveau

1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
+1 805-648-1422
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“beignets” (38 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
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Reviewed today

Great surroundings-outdoors or in a former Victorian house. Very good service & good food. My preference is the appetizers.

Thank brucea754
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cafe Nouveau is by far my favorite restaurant in Ventura. The staff is energetic and enthusiastic, and the patio is a great place to while away a few hours with friends, or the Los Angeles Times. The burgers are so good that I've never ordered...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to the Cafe Nouveau in Ventura, Ca for breakfast and had a nice experience. The beautiful Cafe Nouveau restaurant is situated a 1920's Spanish Bungalow. The restaurant is nicely decorated inside and out and has a wonderful outside seating area, that looks like...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is so good. We had the Beignets, Bananas Foster French toast, and the Italian sausage frittata. We thoroughly enjoyed them all. The maple bacon beignet was exceptionally good. The patio seating on a warm summer morning is the only place to be....More

Thank RandyRobertson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family and friends and enjoyed it. It was very busy and we were a bit crammed in on a corner outside table that was just too small. Food was good and reasonably priced. Overall a positive experience.

Thank Dex H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my last motorcycle trip to California I stopped here for breakfast. A very quaint old house with beautiful foliage surrounding it. I had an omelette that was outstanding. We had an appetizer of maple bacon and traditional New Orleans beignets, yum! Good coffee. Very...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good service and a beautiful outdoor patio. Excellent complimentary mini-cupcakes served after every meal. Ventura’s best!

Thank Brownstones2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I've eaten at Cafe Nouveau the food has been really good and the service friendly and efficient.

Thank Wes H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafe Nouveau serves delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner! I've dined for all three and so glad I did. Food is oh so delicious. Breakfast - try an omelet or the breakfast sandwich. For lunch, the salads are large enough for two and so fresh. Dinner...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Cafe Nouveau is wonderful for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They have a really creative menu that has many dish to satisfy sweettooths and burgers (like the brunch burger) that will inspire you to ask for it at breakfast ;) they staff is great too. Expect...More

Thank 861dinac
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Brittney W
1 March 2017|
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Response from Tamera K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure in occupancy 9pm
Lena L
15 October 2016|
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Response from jogrow7 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Unfortunately they don't take breakfast reservations. The wait can be up to 30 minutes, depending on what time you get to the restaurant. They have a patio that allows dogs.
5 September 2016|
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Response from pamkat127 | Reviewed this property |
There are so many options you can go back over and over for something different every time. Items from pancakes/waffles-French toast with their own vanilla caramel syrup or maple syrup, to omelettes, oatmeal, and various... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1497 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-3242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-648-1422
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