Spencer Makenzie's Fish Company

Seafood Restaurant
806 E Thompson Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 806 E Thompson Blvd., Ventura Directions
All Hours
+18056438226
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94% of 828 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Seafood, Catering, Healthy, Mexican, Cafe
  • Price
    <$15
  • Hours
    Sun-Thu
    11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Fri-Sat
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Seafood, Catering, Healthy, Mexican, Cafe
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  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    No
  • Reservations
    No
  • Catering
    Yes
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Report | 11 months ago
Great food great spot!
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Report | a year ago
Happy Hour Fish Taco Special with cold Draft Beer = :-D
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Report | a year ago
Great fish tacos
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Report | a year ago
Great food, service and atmosphere
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Report | a year ago
Great place and good food. Go there if you like fish.
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Report | a year ago
The food is fabulous! What a great place for a quick lunch or a relaxing dinner.
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Report | a year ago
Great Food!
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Report | a year ago
Will definitely use another Groupon for Spencer Makenzie's!! Thank You
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Report | a year ago
Great fish taco
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Report | a year ago
Casual environment
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From Our Editors

Creating Spencer Makenzie's Fish Company was a labor of love for John and Jennifer Karayan, who spent 20 years perfecting their eclectic Californian recipes before sharing them with the public. Named after the couple's 5-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, the business began as a concession trailer at festivals and fairgrounds, presenting healthful alternatives to traditional fast-food options without sacrificing speedy service. The concept took off, and the trailer eventually blossomed into a permanent location a couple of blocks from the shore.

Although the chefs use only sashimi-grade fish and make everything from clam chowder to sauces and salsas in-house, they don't stray far from the restaurant's unpretentious fairground roots. The Ventura County Reporter recognized the company's dual commitment to quality and convenience in 2011, honoring the eatery with awards for Best Fish Taco and Best Cheap Eats.

The same thoughtfulness with which John and Jennifer designed the healthful and flavorful menu led them to embrace a variety of environmentally friendly practices. In addition to donating their used trans-fat-free cooking oil to biodiesel refineries, they exclusively stock the restaurant with biodegradable plates, utensils, and employees.

Chalkboards of handwritten specials, an acoustic soundtrack by artists such as Jack Johnson and Bob Marley, and 36-inch flat-screen televisions playing skateboarding, surfing, and sporting events add to Spencer Makenzie's Fish Company's casual, laid-back ambiance. At the same time, photographs of local beaches line the walls and serve as a gentle reminder of the inspiration behind the ocean-fresh menu.

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This is one of the most popular merchants on Groupon and is highly recommended by customers
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Sun-Thu
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri-Sat
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Many people described the Fish Tacos as Great.
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Many people described the Burrito as Love.
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Many people described the Tacos as Delicious.
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Many people described the Fish as Great. Others thought:
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Many people described the Meal as Tasty.
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Many people described the Menu as Healthy.
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Many people described the Price as Good.
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Many people described the Staff as Great.
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Many people described the Service as Great.
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