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Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine

3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
+1 805-204-0970
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“moqueca” (123 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Too much food! Clay pot style - I love Brazilian food. Quiet. I think the upstairs location is affecting their traffic? Should be busier. Of course it was a Thursday. Anyway, try it!

Thank J P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there several times over the last couple of months, has never let me down. This is an excellent spot for lunch with friends or coworkers. The food is consistently great at a reasonable price. I always ask for suggestions from the wait staff...More

Thank fishinggeek78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for lunch with friends or coworkers. I've gone several times, each time has been great. Very consistent food. I always get the recommendations or the special of the day and desserts are very good as well!

Thank Fishinggeek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us dined on a Sunday night. It was almost empty, but this allowed us to easily engage in conversation. Wine list is adequate and priced fairly. Corkage fee is $20. We had the fried cod balls, very good. The Choxchina or chicken fried...More

Thank RalphVentura
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We Went here to try a different cuisine and were not disappointed. The food was excellent tasty and plenty. The view over the harbor is a good backdrop. And in the live Brazilian music on this Friday and you have the ingredients for a perfect...More

Thank Finn K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We came to Oxnard to visit my sister and brother in law, they took us here for dinner. Great atmosphere, delicious food, right in the harbor. If you're in the area, Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine is a must try!

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The food was unusual for me but very flavorful and tasty. The waiters and waitresses were very attentive and more than willing to help you make a choice the Moqueca was excellant and is enough feed 2 or 3 people. My spouse and I loved...More

Thank 35gloriat
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We wanted to eat off property and some place that was within walking distance. Well, it was within walking distance and it was a lovely walk on the beach. That is the end of the positives. Food was mediocre and service was mundane while cost...More

Thank BabaBooey4EVER
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Met friends from out of the area for a birthday dinner. Very nice atmosphere, excellent service and yummy, unique food. Will be back next time in the mood for this style of food.

1  Thank elliss307
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after shopping the farmers market and were pleasantly surprised by the delicious food . We had the plantains and steak appetizers.

Thank kd1314
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Questions & Answers
17 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Connie K | Reviewed this property |
No - It's specializes in seafood cooked in a moqueca clay pot and it's wonderful. They have a wide variety of dishes that are all delicious, even beef stroganoff if you must have beef.
27 May 2015|
Response from RMJorda1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a wine list. I don't know about the corkage fee. We didn't bring a bottle of wine but I wish we had thought of it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-204-0970
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