Oxnard's got great food, and Chowhounds know where to find it all. Get advice on the best places to eat and drink.


Helados Mexty Paleteria #1 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After check out and a quick lunch in Port Hueneme on my July 2019 road trip, I continued on to Helados Mexty #1 down the road. This is the original store of the small chain, located in a long strip...

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria #2 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In July 2019, I wound down my second night in Oxnard with a post-dinner visit to La Michoacana Azteca #2. My tastes of the mamey, chongos and mint chip ice cream flavors were most intense and rich...

La Garrafa Neveria in La Gloria Market | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After a morning at the farmers market, afternoon at the beach, and three ice cream shops before this one, I had neither the energy nor will to wait in line to taste at La Garrafa Neveria in July 20...

La MIchoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My visit in July 2019 to La Michoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop was in the first week of operation. The grand opening special was $2 paletas and $2 ice cream scoops. I enjoyed the owner's energy and ho...

La Michoacana Gudino Paleteria y Neveria | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Next stop on the July 2019 tour of Oxnard's paleta shops was La Michoacana gudino Paleteria y Neveria. This is the original of two locations in town. The counter guy informed me that this is th...

Rico Tejuino Los Reyes #4 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After shopping at the Sunday morning Channel Islands farmers market in July 2019, I stopped by Rico Tejuino Los Reyes #4. This is a small local chain offering fermented tejuino, handmade Mexican-st...

Michoacanita Ice Cream Company | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last year after judging barbecue in Harmony (outside Cambria) the 4th of July weekend, I continued south to Oxnard to complete the holiday get-away. Why Oxnard? Well, there are a couple restaurants...

Good Fish Tacos in Ventura/Oxnard CA area?

by ljohaines 7 years ago

Hello all you wonderful chowhounds who tell us newcomers where to eat well. We went to a place called Spencers Fish Tacos in Ventura and let me tell you the "Giant Fish Taco" was a real bust! It wa...

Oxnard - Family Friendly

by attran99 7 years ago

Spending the weekend in Oxnard and Santa Barbara with our 3 boys (11, 9, and 8). We're fans of all cuisines, and are looking to stay away from chains. Our hotel offers breakfast daily, so no need...

California Strawberry Festival, Oxnard- May 17 & 18, 2014 - Has anyone been in the past?

by hhc 7 years ago

I read a passing mention on the CA Strawberry Festival in Oxnard. Has anyone been in the past? They charge for admission and fees for food is extra it looks like. Free shuttle available to avoid...

Oxnard pizza restaurant

by Talksalot 8 years ago

DH and I visited Settebello in The Collection mall in Oxnard. They opened in October 2013. They serve authentic Napolitan pizza using high-quality imported and carefully-sourced domestic ingredie...

Ventura/Oxnard help?

by perk 9 years ago

I'm renting a beach house in Oxnard in March. What are the best restaurants around there for lunch and dinner? Want places with good food....and wine. Thanks! Can be high end or casual.

Vegetable stands in and around Oxnard?

by sheckylovejoy 11 years ago

I am new to Oxnard (Channel Islands Harbor area) and although the Sunday Farmer's Market here is great, it's pricey and only on Sundays. I see a lot of roadside vegetable stands driving around town...

Montezuma - Oxnard

by elbee3890 9 years ago

In years past, one of my favorite places to quench my chile relleno jones was Montezuma on Stroube St in El Rio (Oxnard), especially after the downfall of Celito Lindo. Since I was wrapping up a se...

Oxnard/Ventura area restaurant gift card

by farmertomato 10 years ago

I'm looking for a restaurant in the Oxnard/Ventura area for which I can buy a gift card on line. Any Suggestion?

Asian markets in Oxnard/Ventura

by Nick 16 years ago

I'm kind of afraid to ask (because knowing Ventura County, I'll probably be disappointed), but does anyone know about any decent Asian markets in the Ventura/Oxnard area? I'm sick of doing all my s...

Oxnard Food Truck Event

by SIMIHOUND 10 years ago

Last night they held the Downtown Gourmet Food Trucks event in Oxnard at Heritage Square. Apparently it was a great success with an estimated 1800 people. The next event is scheduled for Oct 6th a...

Help! Looking for "Ranch Style" steakhouse anywhere from Oxnard to Modesto for Birthday...

by JKCDN 10 years ago

I am dying to celebrate my birthday at a steakhouse with outdoor seating in a rural setting. A place where cold beer is more popular than cabernet sauvignon. Anything with a view of the countryside...

Best Local Type Chains in Burbank/Santa Monica/Oxnard/Ventura Areas?

by wintersummer 10 years ago

We're flying into Burbank airport, using Southern California as starting point for driving up the PCH. Our flight is scheduled to arrive around 1 p.m., and we'd love to have a nice lunch. We're a...

Gems in Oxnard and/or Ventura

by PolarBear 13 years ago

Have researched on the board as best I could. Have two houndly friends spending 4-5 days in the area starting this weekend. Basically looking for seafood, Mexican, Italian, or any other cuisine exc...