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Aloha Steakhouse - Ventura

395 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
Aloha Steakhouse is Ventura's only beach front restaurant. Voted Best Steakhouse, Best Happy Hour and/or Most Romantic dining for ten years running. This is one of Ventura's ultimate dining experiences! Hand cut quality steaks and fresh seafood are served in a warm, inviting atmosphere, with every table offering ocean and Channel Island views. An expansive menu features an array of contemporary lunch and dinner favorites, plus island specialties and decadent desserts.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Steak, Seafood, Prime Rib
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Nightly: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Hour Daily 3pm-6pm
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Phone number
(805) 652-1799
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jose Sandoval
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Private party facilities
Enclosed ocean front patio. Seating capacity up to 50 people.
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Private party contact
Charnell Smith: (805) 652-1799
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Contact Charnell for any catering inquiries.
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Cross street
Harbor Blvd.
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Parking details
Validated parking by Aloha Steakhouse in public parking areas including parking garage structure where Aloha Steakhouse is located.
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Public transit
Amtrak stop is at Fairgrounds, approximately 1/2 mi north of Aloha Steakhouse.
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Happy Hour: Daily: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
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Special events & promotions
NORTHBOUND - Exit San Jon Rd, turn LEFT, then RIGHT onto Harbor Bl.
Make LEFT into the State Beach parking lot and into parking structure.

SOUTHBOUND - Exit Ventura Av, make RIGHT on Thompson, RIGHT
on San Jon, RIGHT on Harbor Bl, LEFT into State Beach parking lot
and into parking structure.

IMPORTANT: Parking validation will be by our guests' dining receipts.
Please save them.

Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View
What 395 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipPilot (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined 17 hours ago

My girl friend had a Birthday. We had a nice dinner the service was great I will go back again

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

It was very easy to make reservations on line. Our table was waiting for us when we got there. Our server, Justin was fabulous! Very engaging, he paid attention to everyone at our table, especially our little 3 year old grandson. Food came soon after drinks, which was great, we were all very hungry. The food was perfectly prepared and delicious. A very nice birthday sweet treat came in the end that was shared by all of us. A perfect evening!

PJputtypants (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

We were trying to find some place different to go this year to celebrate Valentines Day and my husbands bday with sister and husband. I came up with Aloha Steakhouse and they all loved it. We will definitely be back. We got a seat by the window as requested and watched the people on the boardwalk and the ocean as the sun set. Service was great and food was wonderful. A good time had by all!

2.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Sat us outside and when asking to sit inside after not being asked for our order after 40 minutes of waiting, their reply was "we can offer you a blanket" (due to cold weather, while inside was 2/3's empty). Then overheard hostess mentioning our complaints to coworker's jokingly

5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Awesome night!! Good food, excellent service, great drinks.

1.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Delicious food from appetizers to dinner to dessert. We had great service too! The view of the sun setting adds to the experience if you can get a table by the window.

2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

the waitstaff must have been extremely over tasked because it took over an hour to get our food. we waited long periods of time between interactions with the wait staff. we placed our drink orders with one guy who took a long time just to bring waters, iced tea, and two glasses of wine, and then we never saw him again. the food was also glaringly mediocre. the burger bun was dry and fell apart and the burger had no flavor. the view is about the only thing this place has going for it.

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Excellent service from the moment we walked into the doors. The hostess was amazing! Our table server was great! Food was phenomenal! Perfect all around!
Thank you for a great first time experience!

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Great dinner & service with friends

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We arrived on time for our reservation and were seated promptly. The service was great and we thoroughly enjoyed our Valentines Day dinner. We look forward to our next visit. This restaurant was awarded Ventura Chamber of Commerce Mid-Sized business of the year and it was easy to see why.

CharleneM (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Our server, Peter, really made our visit to Aloha Steakhouse a special one. Yes, the food was good (the crab and lobster were a bit meh, but the coconut shrimp, fish & chips, and prime rib were fantastic) and the drinks excellent, but the extra attention to detail and personalized service he offered really went above and beyond! There were several LARGE groups in house this evening, and yet, we were always well-taken-care-of. I would highly recommend, and look forward to revisiting myself the next time I'm in Ventura for a special occasion.

5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Very nice dining experience. Beautiful restaurant with a fantastic sunset ocean view. Excellent service by Jason. Enjoyed my grilled sea bass, hubby had the ribeye and liked it as well. They gave a complimentary slice of macadamia nut ice cream pie for my b-day.
They also have a very nice happy hour. Highly recommend Aloha!

GreatExpectations (New England)
1.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Outstanding Oceanview, Super Service, Fair Food, Extremely Expensive, Horrendous Hostess

Aloha is located between a 3 story parking garage and 12 story hotel right on the ‘boardwalk’ at Ventura Beach. Its main attraction is the ocean. Our server was excellent and attentive to our needs. My wife and I shared an appetizer of Thai Mussels (the coconut sauce was so salty we could not eat it) and each had Spicy Ahi Tuna (spicy it was not; tasteless it was, so, again, we ate but half). Over $50 per person (tip and tax included, but no drinks, no dessert). We would not return because of the incredibly unprofessional hostess (so as not to impugn anyone else who works at Aloha in that capacity, this was Saturday evening, February 3).

Gary (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

We live in LA and our son lives in Ventura. He has a busy work schedule so trying to visit for lunch or dinner can be a challenge at times. We have come to really love the Aloha Steak House due to it's convenience for our son, wonderful seaside setting (you get out of your car and the ocean smell that we love is immediate), great food, excellent service and not too costly.

Plus we also know to get there a little early to walk along the seaside promenade that is adjacent to the restaurant. Parking is validated. All in all makes for a great experience and worth the drive. Have been there for both lunch and dinner and the quality never wavers. Will definitely return.

LagunaLocalCH (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Wonderful dinner. Salmon was delicious. Service was wonderful and on top that the wonderful sunset view we had over the water was gorgeous.

vipTravisW (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Very good steak and lobster. Great martinis. Service was very friendly but slow. Had to request things multiple times.

OpenTable Diner (Shreveport)
2.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Everything was great except for a table of 8 that completely blew out the decibel level. Their table was in the center of the room and every other table in there couldn’t have a decent conversation. Pitiful for an upscale restaurant

Jimn (Miami)
4.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Great quality on food. The service from the staff was really good too. The steaks are hard to beat. Probably best steak house in Ventura area.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

It was my daughters 27th bday, we had a great meal, and service was great. Perfect night out.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

We had reserved our table online the day before and got there 30 minutes early and our table was available to us still. We got attended to right away and staff was very friendly and knowledgeable of the menu.

LarryG (San Joaquin)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

A great time to go early on Sunday, off season, you'll get seating at the boardwalk windows. We had a very good time and enjoyed some equally good food. Wait time was minimal and service was excellent. I can recommend the macadamia crusted white roughy, moist and delicious. Enjoy!

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 10, 2018

We had a wonderful 50th celebration for my wife! The service was great and the food delicious. They really went above and beyond to make it a special birthday experience for her! Thank you!

OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Great waiter, Name was Logan, Awesome customer service!

Twinkle (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

This was our first time dining at Aloha Steakhouse. We have friends who have recommended the restaurant and decided to give it a try. We enjoyed the food and the service. Our server gave us just the right amount of attentiveness. Our steaks were cooked perfectly and the wine list was very robust. We will definitely return.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

It was amazing!

vipAVisitor (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 18, 2017

Birthday dessert was complimentary.

vippasadenasb (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

We'd never been to the restaurant, but decided to try it out for my birthday. It was a great choice. Our server was outstanding, the food was so good, and the ambiance was just right (busy but not crazy, perfect noise level). I'd recommend the wedge salad and the lobster tail!

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
2.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was mediocre but tolerable however, the waiter we had clearly exhibited poor customer service. He was very argumentative, almost in a threatening way. We ended up asking to speak w/ the shift manager. We told Ryan the manager, we were there to eat and enjoy our weekend and not for Calvin to argue and scold us!

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on October 5, 2017

The food and service were impeccable. A bit pricey but worth it for special occasions.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on October 1, 2017

As always Aloha Steakhouse was superb, this visit however even exceeded my expectations. Peter the waiter is outstanding he has excellent knowledge of the menu, very knowledgeable of the various Waze our dishes could be prepared, and an outstanding knowledge of the wine list and recommendations hats off the Aloha Steakhouse once again.