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The Kitchen

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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529 S a St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7108
+1 805-385-8980
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This great restaurant has been closed for awhile now. It's sad! It was featured on Food Network. It served the community well.

1 Thank Kellysocal
Oxnard, California
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258 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Okay, I really hate to rate something poor if it's clean, the service is decent, yada yada. I went with five girlfriends and the only ones happy ordered hamburgers which to me were greasy looking. I will admit that the french fries were good though. My salad was wilted and I didn't like the dressing. Most of the place seems... More 

Thank jtdanza
Fairhope, Alabama
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Located in Oxnard, this restaurant was put on the map a few years ago by Guy Fieri when featured on the food network. The atmosphere is quaint and the food was delicious! I had the Cuban and the garlic fries as recommended by the server.

Thank Jen G
Port Hueneme, CA
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We decided to try the Kitchen after hearing about it through the Oxnard Dine and Discover week. The restaurant is in downtown Oxnard and was mostly empty during the lunch hour. It's mostly a bar and we're guessing that it's hopping in the evenings and on the weekend. We tried the burger special - a sirloin burger topped with guacamole,... More 

Thank potatopotato
Oxnard, California
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

They may have been on Guy Fieri's show but I am not impressed. He definitely missed the mark on this place. Like the last person said bad food and bad service. No flavor.

Thank danilaura
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I never write poor reviews, but I felt compelled to do so, so others do not have to go through what we did. We tried this place with friends from work on a Friday. The place was relatively slow although the service was as if it was jamb packed. We asked for water for all and did not get it... More 

Thank Toby706
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244 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I was intrigued with the menu so decided to try this place. I had a sangria and the mussels. Both were quite good. Service friendly and good. Place a little dark.

Thank aloha2055
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The atmosphere was average as we sat right alongside the bar. I feel this restaurant should use the very large room at the front and set up tables, but for some reason since they opened they've chosen to leave that space vacant. They could have much more business if that was used and with linen tablecloths rather than white butcher... More 

Thank Linda C
Sundre, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Excellent food an service. In historic area of Oxnard. Good menu and selection of beer. Busy at lunch time, so go early or after the lunch crowd.

Thank fordofcanada
Oxnard, California
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130 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Not a place that I would take children. Well, at least not my children. Not impressed by location, cleanliness, nor the food. Maybe just not my style.

Thank john r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 S a St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-385-8980

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?