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About Rhumb Line

**We are currently not taking Easter Sunday Reservations over OpenTable. Please call our restaurant at 805-642-1200 to book a table for Easter Sunday**

Newly remodeled water front restaurant with incredible views of Ventura Harbor and the most stunning sunsets anywhere in Southern California. Fresh seafood from the fishing boats to our kitchens and moderately priced for our customers.

1510 Anchors Way Dr
Ventura, CA 93001
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch/Lunch
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:30 pm

Cross Street:
Schooner Drive

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(805) 642-1200

Website:
http://www.rhumblineventura.com/

Entertainment:
Piano Bar and live music. Please call for schedule.

Parking Details:
Free Parking in large well-lit private lot adjacent to restaurant. Self park.

Executive Chef:
Richardo Torres

Private Party Facilities:
Amazing dishes, tasty cocktails, and an incredible happy hour in one of the most picturesque locations in the Ventura Harbor. We proudly introduce Rhumb Line, the Sunset Restaurant.

Private Party Contact:
Orestis Simos: (805) 642-1200

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Rhumb Line Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (16)
Scenic View (13)
Romantic (11)
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Good for Anniversaries (10)
Special Occasion (9)
Good for a Date (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Business Meals (3)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Authentic (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Cozy (2)
Casual (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Recommend the asian spare rib appetizer. Nice waterside side location with varied menu, however, quite noisy in the dining room making conversation difficult. The staff is very friendly which is a plus. Next time for lunch on the patio when the weather warms up and we can talk to each other.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined 6 days ago

The service was impeccable. This was our first time here and we will certainly return. Impressive staff and the food was awesome. Great job!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentine's Day

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I celebrated Valentines Day a day early.
Service was excellent as was the food.
I especially liked the Mango Fuego cocktail.
We will definitely be coming back.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 13, 2018

After calling to adjust the number of people in our party, there was no reservation.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We celebrated my husband's 63rd birthday with a table for six. They put a helium birthday balloon on the table and he got a delicious dessert gratis. The food and drinks were great. We had a table by the window with a view of a spectacular sunset. The only downside was a noisy table for 20 next to us. But we probably would have been that noisy table if they hadn't been there!

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We chose this restaurant because it was pet friendly. We appreciated the patio seating with a nice view. However, not a lot of variety on the menu. We ordered the clams to start and they were a bit fishy and we didn't like the chorizo sausage in it. We left after that. Also quite expensive for two drinks and clams: 50.00 without tip.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We hadn't been here for dinner for a while and it was a pleasant surprise from our last few experiences with sit down dinner dining....have just been stopping for happy hour occasionally. The owner was very friendly and helpful.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 20, 2018

great food, very good service, great views. highly recommended.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Excellent birthday dinner! We put in a comment that it was a birthday dinner and the hostess led us to a table waiting with a balloon! Beautiful nighttime view of the harbor. The seafood risotto under the halibut was amazing, my son had the lamb, daughter the salmon. Coco was our server and was very pleasant and attentive. Both kids loved their dinners and we will be back!!

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The beautiful atmosphere was amazing we were there for sunset which can’t be missed! The food was perfection on a plate! Would definitely go again! Our service was top notch and our knowledgeable and absolutely adorable server was polite and personable!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 13, 2018

There were 6 of us for a birthday and we were seated at a table where you almost couldn't talk to the person at the other end. The appetizers were quite good but two of our entrees were almost not edible, one was totally undercooked and the other overcooked and over salted. WE sent one of them back. They took it off the bill but I will not make the trip there again.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Everything was great with the exception of our waitress. I'll return but deffinitly won't except that waitress.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 12, 2018

I was extremely satisfied with the service and food! Our Server Coco was GREAT!!! The sunset view was beautiful, my wife and I had a great time celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary. I was very glad that I found this hidden gem to celebrate our special day.

Tags: Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Our group of 4 were delighted by our first dining experience at Rhumb Line. We will definitely go back soon to partake of it's abundant happy-hour menu.

Tags: Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Hard to find, but worth the effort. We had the Poke Tuna (delicious), Lobster Mac n Cheese (so yummy), and Sand Dab Filet (the best lemon sauce). The bar overlooks the dining room which increases the noise level. Nice harbor view. A hidden gem.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We were here for the Thanksgiving set menu, but they had 2 choices for appetizers and 3 choices for dinner and 2 choices for dessert. They handled the crowd very well and our server, Heather, was exceptional. We had brought our own bottle of champagne and she showed up at the table with flutes and an ice bucket before she even said “hello”. Everything was handled better than any other restaurant that we have attended for a holiday dinner and the food was delicious and hot.

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Business Meals
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 23, 2017

This place might be good on an average day, but I don’t recommend it for thanksgiving dinner. They were totally overwhelmed. An hour and a half past our reservation time and we still didn’t have the first course. Food ended up being pretty good, but way overpriced for what you get. Servers and hostess were doing their best with a frantic manager. Not a good experience and we paid through the nose. Maybe on a date without kids on a non-holiday I would have a different story to tell.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Overall the food was good however one person in our party ordered a hamburger medium and it was raw the person didn't want to say anything I felt bad because it was the Limited Thanksgiving Day menu and I wanted everybody to have a pleasant experience, very scenic somewhat pricey $260 for 7 people and a $30 bottle of wine

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Everything was great. There could have been a few more choices on the menu though. Plus forced valet was annoying.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My go-to for dining experience and VIEW. Staff superior from the moment I open the door. Managers always quietly observant. Food is everything I want in a fine dining experience and I hosted two groups last week. No one was disappointed. I see young people enjoying the beautiful bar area and the outside (there’s shade) dining options. I’ve been frequenting this building throughout the last 50 years and about the same number of operators. This is the very best and I think a wonderful combination of professional/continental management style and SoCal ambience. And the chef/menu...omg.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Scenic View, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Food was excellent
Service was fine

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We went there for lunch a couple of weeks ago and loved it. So Friday night we took my brother and his wife there for dinner. Dinner was great! Everyone loved their meal and we all had a great time!

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2017

A little noisy at first but they moved us to a table away from the bar and that was much better. The service and the view were very nice. The food was cooked properly with respect for the ingredients and was well-presented. I felt it could have been seasoned more thoughtfully to bring out the underlying flavors. Quite expensive but good for special occasions.

Tags: Good for a Date, Waterfront, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 3, 2017

This place has a fabulous setting right on the harbor and a menu that gives plenty of choices. The service was excellent and the chef’s appetizers of bruschetta a nice touch. I would call the food above average, but not top notch...however, very good value as the prices were not at the top either. We will return here for before theatre dining again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 29, 2017

My friends and I came for brunch after staying in Santa Barbara for a weekend wine tour. Our server, who was also the bartender that day was very nice. My buddy and I had the crab cake benedict which was delicious and the perfect amount of food. His wife had the breakfast burrito and it was quite large and filling. Overall, we were really happy with the experience and would gladly go to Rhumb Line again.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Couple dishes lacking

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 (Tucson)·Dined on October 21, 2017

They gave us a balloon for the birthday we were celebrating which was a nice touch. Beautiful view and nice location. Can get a bit loud once it becomes busy

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The food was good, but it’s way too loud. The waiter charged us for a bottle of wine we did not consume. Watch your bill.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Service wasdreadfully slow but the food was good. Wine list very limited. Great crab cakes and salad.

Tags: Good for Groups, Waterfront, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 8, 2017

While the view of the Harbor is nice and the restaurant is beautiful, the food was awful for brunch. Omelette with tons of raw onion in large 1 inch chunks. The crab cakes eggs benidict was stale and overly fried served with cold bland potatoes. Service was also disappointing.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 8, 2017

2 of us dined for Sunday brunch. Competition with families of 4, 6. 8. 10.
Did get seated in a corner with reduced noise, but then had bar patrons...
Service OK knowing about other large parties.
Food was well done and hot when served.

Still recommend this restaurant and will return.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We had a good evening. Only drawback high noise made it really hard to talk.

Tags: Waterfront, Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Happy Hour
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 6, 2017

This was just a perfect place to take someone for a celebration lunch with a beautiful view of Ventura Harbor. Our waitress was absolutely wonderful and numerous times checked on us asked us if we needed anything and wished my friend a happy birthday many times. I will definately come back here and try it for dinner.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Had a working dinner here, arrived about 5 30pm on Wednesday and after being seated waterfront, were thrilled to find out it was Wine Wednesday. This meant a wonderful special for 2 that includes a bottle of wine. We choose a bottle of Cabernet and then had a lovely dinner. I will definatley be going back.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Enjoyed dinner, view and had a fab waitress, but a bit pricey. When we first arrived we weren't sure we would stay because the noise level was off the chart! A little acoustic tile or noise absorption would be highly recommended!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Fantastic restaurant with a great menu to choose from.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We've been long time fans of this restaurant. Tony, along with his team, always provide a great experience. Delicious menu, great libations, makes for a fun time!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I would go back in a minute if I were in the area. Menu interesting in an area where this is not alqaus the case. The views at sunset are wonderful. The management couldn't be better. Give this place a try. You'll be happy.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Took my wife here for our 30th anniversary. I had called and made reservations and let them know we were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary. When we arrived there was a Happy Anniversary balloon at our table and we sat next to the window overlooking the bay. It was a beautiful evening and the windows were open. As the night progressed the staff made sure to close the windows without us asking. Dinner was fantastic and we meant to take photos but the food was so scrumptious when it arrived we dug in. Then we looked at one another and said we forget to take a photo! Our waitress was very knowledgeable and friendly. she surprised us with a complementary dessert that was to die for! The cheesecake was light/fluffy and delicious. We are 2 1/2 hours away from this restaurant but we will come back again and spend the night ust to eat at Rhumb Line.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Cozy, Casual
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