Directions
(We are located in downtown Ventura, 2 blocks from Ventura Beach/Pier.)

From Los Angeles: (we are located 68 miles from Downtown Los Angeles)
Take north-bound 101 freeway, use
California St. Exit, make a right onto East Thompson Blvd, cross South Chestnut St., make a left onto South Fir St., the restaurant will be on the right at the intersection of Santa Clara and Fir streets.  (For custom directions, please click on the red push-pin in the Google Map below.) 

From Santa Barbara: (we are located 28 miles from Downtown
Santa Barbara)
Take south-bound 101 freeway, use South Ventura Ave. Exit, turn right onto East Thompson Blvd., after driving 1/4 mile
, make a left onto South Fir St., the restaurant will be on the right at the intersection of Santa Clara and Fir streets.  (For custom directions, please click on the red push-pin in the Google Map below.)

From Ojai: (we are located 15 miles from Downtown Ojai)
Take the 33
freeway, use Main Street exit merging onto Olive street, turn left onto Main Street and continue driving on Main Street for 3/4 miles where you will make a right onto South Fir street, continue for one block until reaching intersection of Santa Clara and Fir streets., the restaurant will be on the South-East corner of the intersection of Santa Clara and Fir streets.  (For custom directions, please click on the red push-pin in the Google Map below.)

From Santa Paula: (we are located 16 miles from Downtown Santa Paula)
Take the 126 freeway, merge onto the 101 freeway, then use California St. Exit, make a right onto East Thompson Blvd, cross South Chestnut St., make a left onto South Fir St., the restaurant will be on the right at the intersection of Santa Clara and Fir streets.  (For custom directions, please click on the red push-pin in the Google Map below.)



Downtown Ventura points of interest




Downtown Ventura points of interest:
(Click on underlined hyperlinks below for more information)

1 Ventura Pier (1/2 mile by car) Venture 1,958 feet out over the Pacific ocean, and fill your lungs with cool clean Pacific Ocean air.  Gaze back towards shore for a spectacular panorama of beautiful Ventura, silhouetted by our gorgeous mountainous backdrop.

2 Grant Park (1 mile by car) Gaze over our beautiful Ventura landscape from 367 feet above sea-level!) Amazing views of the channel islands!!

3 Ventura Visitors & Convention Center (2 blocks away) 101 South California Street Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 648-2075  

4
Surfer's Point  Mary's Secret Garden is located just a few blocks away from one of the best surfing spots in Southern California!  Surfing conditions are favorable all year-round.  (Click here for current conditions via Surfline.com or click here for Live! web-cam.)

5 Plaza Park (directly in front of Mary's Secret Garden) This grassy park covers an entire city block, and is home to 136 year-old Moreton Bay Fig Tree.  It is an experience standing in its 139 foot-wide cast shadow!  The tree is protected under federal landmark status.  The park is very kid friendly, with its playground and sand pit for the kiddies!

The 'Main Strip' (1 block away) Five blocks of shops, movie theaters, museums, missions, and entertainment, line Main street between Fir and Figueroa streets.


Lodging:

6 Vagabond Inn - 756 East Thompson Boulevard Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 648-5371
vagabondinn-ventura-hotel.com

7 Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura - 708 East Thompson Boulevard Ventura, CA 93001-2916 (805) 648-3101 bestwestern.com

8 Country Inn and Suites by Carlson Ventura - 298 South Chestnut Street Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 653-1434 countryinns.com

9 Bella Maggiore Inn - 67 South California Street Ventura, CA 93001-2801 (805) 652-0277

10 Crowne Plaza Hotel Ventura Beach - 450 E Harbor Blvd Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 648-2100
crowneplaza.com

11 Pacific Inn Motel - 350 East Thompson Boulevard Ventura, CA 93001-2727 (805) 653-0877
pacificinnventura.com

12 Clocktower Inn - 181 East Santa Clara Street Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 652-0141
clocktowerinn.com


Farmer's Markets:

13 Ventura Farmer's Market (Downtown, Palm & Santa Clara, Saturday mornings)
http://www.vccfarmersmarkets.com/Ventura_(Downtown).html

Ventura Farmer's Market (Pacific View Mall parking lot, 3301 E. Main St. Ventura, CA 93003 Wednesday mornings, Note: not shown in map)
http://www.vccfarmersmarkets.com/Ventura_(Midtown).html