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Moqueca Brazilian Cuisine

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3550 S. Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93035
+1 805-204-0970
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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new jersey
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588 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I had lunch there and it was one of the best meals I ever had. The server was great . The portions were huge . The menu is huge and they have a great wine list. I will definitely go back. The view is so pretty make sure you get a window table.

Thank Bridgetpianos
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267 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We went to dinner here on a Friday night. The food was okay. Service was good. My husband ordered a side dish that was forgotten. If this is the #1 in Oxnard then the city has a poor eating scene.

Thank Travelchicks
Oxnard, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

First time we went there, my husband ordered a dish that was so spicy, he almost choked. He asked the waitress why she didn't tell him it was so spicy and she said she thought he knew. Food was marginal. Second time we went, we went with a group of people and the food again was marginal.

Thank kchspud
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

In Oxnard for the night, so we decided to check out Moqueca based on Tripadvisor reviews. We shared a fish -shrimp moqueca. Yum! I'm not sure why it's so expensive though. There wasn't a whole lot of fish or shrimp to jack up the price. The fried plantains were really sweet, some of the best I've eaten. Suddenly the music... More 

Thank Kelley O
Scottsdale, Arizona
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an outstanding dinner last weekend at Moqueca! The food was incredible and so nice to try the authentic Brazilian dishes. The service was very pleasant, helpful and watched out for each other. Asked for and received a great suggestion for which wine to accompany our meal. Then we were treated to Samba dancers performing throughout... More 

Thank Bob D
Destin, Florida
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124 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Reviews had this resturant in the number one position for Oxnard? Competition in Oxnard is not really the stiffest but I would give them a pretty good at best. We ordered beers for a start and two people who ordered the same Brazilian beer got something different than ordered. I guess the customer is not always right since the waiter... More 

Thank bryjenwms
Oxnard, California
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159 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This restaurant is virtually across the street from our house - so we eat here often - especially with guests, as it is a unique and delicious experience. This restaurant's specialty is the moqueca - which is a dish from northern Brazil. It is almost a seafood stew with a tomato, yucca based sauce. It is heavenly and they prepare... More 

Thank oxnarddragonlady
Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Delicious, unusual, authentic Brazilian Cuisine. Lots of seafood, Beautiful view of sailboats in harbor.

Thank chksing
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

After reading about this place in the LA Times, we decided to try it. The seafood, served in delicious sauce in cute earthenware pots.....made it a little bit different than anything we had tried before. Worth a visit!!

Thank Jacqueline P
Simi Valley, CA
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

To say that the food was great would be the understatement of the year! The food was so flavorful. I loved the seafood curry stew, one of the clay pot dishes. The passion fruit mousse was one of the best desserts ever. Everything we ate was excellent, so was the service. We will be coming back anytime we are in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?