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The Channel Kitchen + Bar

3.5
3.5
47 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood

At The Channel Kitchen + Bar, you get the best of both worlds. On one side, you will find a modern lounge with ample open seating and natural light. On the other, a contemporary, but warm dining experience.
During the day we offer Starbucks and an exquisite breakfast buffet, equipped with an impressive omelet bar. By night we offer our spectacular full service bar, where we focus on local wine, spirits, and beer.
Executive Chef Rick Rossignol has brought his best to the table, we offer an impressive menu featuring California style fare with an emphasis on local seafood. At The Channel Kitchen + Bar, we pride ourselves on service excellence and delicious cuisine. Everyone is welcome, join us soon!

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Menu

For the Table

  • House Smoked Fish$11.00

    (ask your server for today's selection) – capers, lemon, smoked tartar, toasted baguette

    • California Baked Artichoke$10.00

      garlic, parmesan, panko crusted, anchovy cream sauce

      • Panko Crusted Shrimp Cakes$15.00

        charred corn & poblano relish, smoked red pepper, cilantro oil

        • Steamed PEI Mussels$15.00

          white wine, garlic, scallions, butter

          • Calamari Fritti$13.00

            smoked tartar, grilled lemon

            Soup & Greens

            • Clam Chowder

              New England style, clams, bacon, fresh herbs

              • Cup$5.00
              • Bowl$9.00
            • Channel Cobb$14.00

              romaine, grilled Mary's chicken, tomato, bacon, egg, Applewood smoked blue cheese, red onion, avocado, buttermilk dressing

              • Hearts of Romaine$12.00

                thyme croutons, shaved parmesan, garlic dressing

                Handhelds

                served with house made chips or fries - sub market salad $2

                • Strauss Family Grass Fed Burger$14.00

                  Applewood bacon, white cheddar, tomato, red onion, sesame bun

                  • Crispy fried chicken sandwich$14.00

                    pickled jalapeno slaw, sriracha aioli

                    • Impossible Burger$13.00

                      plant-based vegan patty, arugula, tomato, pickles, red onion

                      • Grilled Creole Seasoned Swordfish Sandwich$15.00

                        blackened on grilled sourdough, lettuce, tomato, smoked tartar remoulade

                        • Albacore Tuna Melt$12.00

                          lemon dill aioli, white cheddar, baby arugula, tomato, grilled whole grain bread

                          Stone Fired Pizzas

                          house made dough

                          • Margherita$14.00

                            mozzarella, sliced tomato, fresh basil

                            • Pepperoni$15.00

                              classic pepperoni, topped with parmesan, oregano

                              From the Land

                              • Tomahawk Pork Chop$22.00

                                black pepper crusted, red skinned mash, garlic green beans

                                • Mary's Free Range Chicken Breast "Schnitzel,$19.00

                                  house made pork belly sauerkraut, marble potatoes, sautéed spinach

                                  • Short Rib Osso Buco$23.00

                                    Summerland Syrah, demi, red skinned mash, grilled broccolini

                                    From the Sea

                                    • Channel Style Fish & Chips$16.00

                                      ale battered, smoked tartar sauce, garlic fries, pickled jalapeno slaw

                                      • Grilled Swordfish$24.00

                                        marble potatoes, garlic green beans, chimichurri

                                        • Atlantic Salmon$23.00

                                          red skinned mash, grilled broccolini, lemon cream sauce

                                          Sides

                                          $6

                                          • House Made Chips

                                            • Broccolini

                                              • Garlic Green Beans

                                                • French Fries

                                                  • Red Skinned Mash

                                                    • Marble Potatoes

                                                      Sweets

                                                      • "I Scream" Chocolate Sundae$6.00

                                                        • Passion Fruit Cheesecake$8.00

                                                          white chocolate lace, caramel syrup

                                                          • Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake$8.00

                                                            Last updated: May 15, 2019

                                                            What 47 people are saying

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                                                            3.5
                                                            3.5 based on all time ratings
                                                            • 3.5Food
                                                            • 3.7Service
                                                            • 3.4Ambience
                                                            • 3.8Value

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                                                              AubreeD

                                                              Atlanta

                                                              19 reviews

                                                              1.0

                                                              19 reviews

                                                              Dined on February 16, 2020

                                                              overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                              Would not return, one of the worst hotel breakfasts I have ever had. The buffet was awful for the cost. Food looked like it had been sitting out forever and I must have waited 10 minutes before someone came to take my order.

                                                            2. IC

                                                              ICeman

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              211 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              211 reviews

                                                              Dined on September 3, 2017

                                                              overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                              The 4 cheese pizza is one of the best items on the menu. We come here just for that when in the area. Great place to snack, drink, and relax.

                                                            3. HF

                                                              HonestFoodLover

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              3 reviews

                                                              2.0

                                                              3 reviews

                                                              Dined on September 2, 2017

                                                              overall2food3service3ambience1

                                                              We don't understand why they decorate this place like casino, colorful loud carpet, Hostess had another menu which they didn't give us, drinks are not good, lights are super bright LED, waitress was nice, there was so much seating & they decided to seat loud family with kids next to couples. So we decided to just order one appetizer & go somewhere else for real dinner.

                                                            4. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Miami

                                                              1 review

                                                              1.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on July 7, 2016

                                                              overall1food1service3ambience1

                                                              Ordered a filet mignon medium. It came out burned and well done. I sent it back and then the new one came out burned on the outside and raw on the inside. We left.

                                                            5. RH

                                                              RickH

                                                              San Diego

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              3.0

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              Dined on March 12, 2016

                                                              overall3food3service4ambience2

                                                              Our server was very nice and attentive. Beyond her, mediocre is as good as it got. Ambiance was no much better that of a hotel coffee shop... And it wasn't a good value either.

                                                            6. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Las Vegas

                                                              2 reviews

                                                              5.0

                                                              2 reviews

                                                              Dined on February 13, 2016

                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                              The staff was very attentive and the food was excellent. Because it was inside of a Marriott, it also gave us an opportunity to see what a lovely hotel this was and we are thinking of staying here in the future and also coming back to enjoy another meal. Thank you for a very pleasant dining experience.

                                                            7. FL

                                                              FLOTESFRANJOS2016

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              1 review

                                                              4.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on January 1, 2016

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                              We arrived early, but we went to the receiving table anyway. We accept it was not our time to be seated, but the host was on the phone with his back to us. I mean I think that it would have been proper if he faces front so he could see the guests and at least acknowledge their arrival. The restaurant scene is very pleasant conducive to the festive event; there were not a lot of people, so we were seated in a location that we preferred. Since we have the Buffet, we have a great selection of food. The waitress (Heather) provided great service and catered to our needs of the beverages and condiments. The lady making the omelette was so cheerful and friendly which add to the pleasantness of the meal. My family loved the mansion-looking stairway and it was a great background for picture taking. We would actually recommend the restaurant for business meetings or any important events for groups or even just family reunions.

                                                            8. EB

                                                              EastBayGuy

                                                              San Francisco

                                                              18 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              18 reviews

                                                              Dined on November 26, 2015

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                              Chef decent - especially for a chain hotel. Rolls best around!

                                                            9. M

                                                              Minca

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              1 review

                                                              4.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on November 28, 2013

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                              We went here for Thanksgiving. The service was excellent and the food was great. The pumpkin soup was so good I Gould gave just eaten that. Real mashed potatoes and turkey. Would have like more gravy though.

                                                            10. s

                                                              scottc7

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              2 reviews

                                                              5.0

                                                              2 reviews

                                                              Dined on November 28, 2013

                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                              We decided to try this venue after seeing the special Thanksgiving menu prepared by Chef Rick Rossignol. We were not disappointed. One had the choice of one of three starters, 4 entree options (including a vegetarian dish) and three dessert choices. I opted for the pork tenderloin which was delicious and my spouse opted for the traditional turkey entree. The portions were plentiful, so much so that I had enough leftovers for 2 more servings. All around a great dining experience.

                                                            11. P

                                                              Paulie

                                                              Central Coast

                                                              222 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              5.0

                                                              222 reviews

                                                              Dined on September 24, 2013

                                                              overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                              My apology for forgetting the server's name....but she was EXCEPTIONAL in dealing w/ my food allergies!!! Kudos to the chef as well who made SURE there was no question....and swayed me away from a potential hazard!!!

                                                            12. T

                                                              Thanks

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              22 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              22 reviews

                                                              Dined on August 31, 2013

                                                              overall3food3service5ambience4

                                                              Pleasant staff and decent food. Probably better for sandwiches and desserts. My husband's turkey burger was good.

                                                            13. TN

                                                              TopNotch10

                                                              New England

                                                              247 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              247 reviews

                                                              Dined on July 20, 2013

                                                              overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                              For a hotel cafe/dining room, this one is not bad. A bit uninspired on the decor but still bright and user friendy. The waitstaff were very good but seem distracted by the large number of tables in their care. Food better that expected with lots of variety for every palate. If you dpn't want to stray far from the hotel, this is a better than average option.

                                                            14. MH

                                                              MichaelH

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              11 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              1.0

                                                              11 reviews

                                                              Dined on July 6, 2013

                                                              overall1food1service2ambience1

                                                              One step above a coffee shop. Would not go back.

                                                            15. L

                                                              Laura

                                                              Central Coast

                                                              63 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              63 reviews

                                                              Dined on April 30, 2013

                                                              overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                              We came for lunch. The service was slow. The food was priced right. The food was good, not awesome.. There was only 3 tables of people, the service should have been better.

                                                            16. t

                                                              tomcatter

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              72 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              72 reviews

                                                              Dined on March 17, 2013

                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                              Driving through Ventura, CA and had the occasion to have dinner at Pacifico. Nice quiet evening dinner, with salads and an appetizer. Few people and ambient noise minimal. Had a great time, food was delicious. Recommend as a neighborhood gem.

                                                            17. GO

                                                              GoddessOfDarkChocolate

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              39 reviews

                                                              4.0

                                                              39 reviews

                                                              Dined on November 9, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                              We were here for lunch and had the entire place to ourselves... The food was good, and the service excellent... I do hope they get more business...

                                                            18. J

                                                              Joseph

                                                              Philadelphia

                                                              45 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              45 reviews

                                                              Dined on October 31, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                              We found the restaurants food to be very good for lunch and the service was excellent.

                                                            19. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              1 review

                                                              2.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on October 7, 2012

                                                              overall2food2service3ambience2

                                                              I choose this resturant thinking it would be a nice place for my mom's 82nd birthday. I was very disappointed. The food was nothing special not even classy. I asked for flowers to be at the table and there were none and they did nothing special for her ie free dessert. I was embarrassed because I thought this was a special place.

                                                            20. FD

                                                              FoodieDi

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              47 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              5.0

                                                              47 reviews

                                                              Dined on August 23, 2012

                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                              I had the fish tacos and my husband had the beef tacos We loved them both. The art work in the hotel is fantastic.

                                                            21. IC

                                                              ICeman

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              211 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              211 reviews

                                                              Dined on July 21, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                              The hand made pizza is still the best deal. The humus was a little dry this time, so they had to redo it, but still wasn't as good as last time - must be the variation in the chefs. Still this is a great spot and their private dining room is also a great place for a large family or gathering with friends.

                                                            22. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              San Francisco

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              3.0

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              Dined on July 14, 2012

                                                              overall3food3service5ambience2

                                                              Bottomless Mimosas, are you kidding me? Bring it on!

                                                            23. JU

                                                              JamesU

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              Dined on May 13, 2012

                                                              overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                              The setup for the buffet line was awkward since the staff had to "cut through" the customers in order to enter and exit the kitchen. The "omelet station" should have been located in a separate place so as not to slow the progress of the "main buffet line." The roast beef was very good, but several of the other "warm" foods in the buffet were not very warm. We thought it a bit peculiar that small boxes of cereal, individual containers of yogurt and "do it yourself toasters" were offered at a buffet costing $25. per person.

                                                            24. M

                                                              Magie

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              61 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              61 reviews

                                                              Dined on April 10, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                              Very good service by the bartender, (wore many hats), served drinks, took customer orders, served food, which was very good. Dining room needs more help, and not have one person do all of the work.

                                                            25. CM

                                                              CholiM1

                                                              Houston

                                                              42 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              2.0

                                                              42 reviews

                                                              Dined on February 23, 2012

                                                              overall2food2service2ambience4

                                                              The restaurant itself is well lit, colorful, and in a very pleasant space. I found the food, however, lackluster, and the wait staff were slow and unresponsive. Maybe it was an off day for the staff, but, it left me not wanting to ever return.

                                                            26. JD

                                                              JohnD

                                                              San Diego

                                                              7 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              7 reviews

                                                              Dined on February 20, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                              Stayed at the hotel and tried Pacifico while meeting with colleagues. It was really dead on the weeknight, but the food and service were good. A couple of us had the fish special and it was very well done. Desserts are worth saving room for!

                                                            27. JU

                                                              JamesU

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              5 reviews

                                                              Dined on February 14, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service3ambience3

                                                              Neither the best in town and far from the worst. It seemed like it hadn't been discovered on Valentines Day as there seemed to be rather few patrons besides us. We'll be back.

                                                            28. IC

                                                              ICeman

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              211 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              211 reviews

                                                              Dined on January 29, 2012

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                              A great place to unwind after strolling Ventura Harbor. The pizza was a pleasant surprise and a great find. It is superb! Better than any California Pizza Kitchen pizza anyday. The kids and I want to go back just for that. Our waitress was especially accomodating and friendly.

                                                            29. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              1 review

                                                              5.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on December 25, 2011

                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                              The Cafe Pacifico inside the Marriott was an absolute pleasure. The food was of the finest ingredients and the wait staff is remarkable for their high level of friendly, courteous service. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone living in or visiting the city of Ventura.

                                                            30. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              1 review

                                                              4.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on November 24, 2011

                                                              overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                              For hotel dining this is a unique spot. We often go for the only "real" hollandaise sauce on eggs benedict in Ventura. This year we decided to eat Thanksgiving there. Amazing how delicious the turkey was and a perfect asparagus was steamed and served w mash potatoes, gravy and stuffing. Wonderful service, delicious food, good wine and spectacular dessert.

                                                            31. BG

                                                              BrothersGrimms

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              11 reviews

                                                              3.0

                                                              11 reviews

                                                              Dined on August 31, 2011

                                                              overall3food4service3ambience3

                                                              at 3pm on a Wednesday we were the only party in the place.

                                                            32. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              540 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              540 reviews

                                                              Dined on June 4, 2011

                                                              overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                              The food was pretty good at this attractive hotel restaurant, but the service was only fair. My wife said that the two waitresses were busy setting up the empty tables for tomorrow's breakfast. The place was not busy--only 4 to 5 tables were taken so the service should have been better. Overall, for dinner, you could do much better by going to Downtown Ventura and eating at one of fine restaurants there.

                                                            33. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              2 reviews

                                                              4.0

                                                              2 reviews

                                                              Dined on May 11, 2011

                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                              Had a business lunch with co-workers. We shared several appetizers that were excellent. Relaxed atmosphere, non rushed but prompt service. Will definitely visit again.

                                                            34. m

                                                              mudge1234567

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              36 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              4.0

                                                              36 reviews

                                                              Dined on May 8, 2011

                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                              Reallyy good experieince. I continue to like this place... Great locaiton, really convenient if staying at the Ventura Marriott and really great service.

                                                            35. MP

                                                              MichaelP

                                                              Orlando

                                                              23 reviews

                                                              3.0

                                                              23 reviews

                                                              Dined on February 24, 2011

                                                              overall3food2service3ambience2

                                                              So so food. Wish I'd gone someplace else

                                                            36. S

                                                              Sofia

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              180 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              180 reviews

                                                              Dined on September 5, 2010

                                                              overall3food4service2ambience4

                                                              Very decent hotel restaurant at the Ventura Marriott. Fodd was very good. Service was not, the entrees took a very long time to arrive even though there were not many people in the restaurants. Took us very long to pay the bill too.

                                                            37. TS

                                                              TeaSnob

                                                              Tucson

                                                              38 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              2.0

                                                              38 reviews

                                                              Dined on April 30, 2010

                                                              overall2food3service3ambience2

                                                              Lovely fresh grilled asparagus as the vegetable of the day. Dining room is unfortunately very dark and chilly - it would be great if they offered service in the adjacent, airy and sunny atrium.

                                                            38. OT

                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                              Las Vegas

                                                              12 reviews

                                                              3.0

                                                              12 reviews

                                                              Dined on April 17, 2010

                                                              overall3food3service5ambience4

                                                              Relaxing and convenient dining in this Marriott location. The staff delivers exemplary service and is friendly. The food is what one would expect from a hotel restaurant: safe, average. However, do not order the crab cakes! Other than that, the experience and environment were very nice. Staff is great!

                                                            39. S

                                                              Steve

                                                              Phoenix

                                                              162 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              2.0

                                                              162 reviews

                                                              Dined on March 14, 2010

                                                              overall2food3service2ambience2

                                                              ok breakfast...probably not going to return.

                                                            40. S

                                                              Sheryl

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              280 reviews

                                                              vip
                                                              3.0

                                                              280 reviews

                                                              Dined on September 23, 2009

                                                              overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                              Our party was at this Cafe for a late weekday business lunch and were the only ones there either indoors or outdoors. We sat ourdoors in a lovely setting. Unfortunately, the "music" was blaring constantly. Several of us repeatedly asked to have it turned down over the next 2 hours but were told they couldn't do that. Thought the food and ambiance were very good none of us will ever return.

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                                                            The Channel Kitchen + Bar is rated 3.5 stars by 47 OpenTable diners

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