Best Local Restaurants with a Water View

There’s nothing quite like dining while enjoying a view of the water. If this is something you are looking for, then look no further. We are highlighting some of the best local restaurants that offer a water view in Oxnard. Whether it’s a romantic date night, or a family dinner with loved ones, enjoy these options for an amazing view of the water while you eat!

Oxnard, Ventura County, California, Usa, America

First up there is Waterside Restaurant & Wine Bar. This place offers new American cuisine with seasonal tastes. They use only the freshest and finest ingredients available locally in Ventura County. The menu at Waterside offers brunch and dinner options, and a happy hour menu so you can visit any time throughout the day. Their brunch menu features items such as crepes, eggs benedict, omelets, and French toast. They also offer fresh salads, sandwiches, fish and chips, and a crab cake burger! Happy Hour is every Tuesday through Friday, from 3pm to 6pm and features delicious appetizer options such as jalapeno wontons, diablo shrimp, mushroom bruschetta, blooming onion, chicken wings and more. The dinner menu is full of decadent and delicious offerings including short ribs, grilled salmon, steak, seafood, and lasagna. Reservations are available to book online so be sure to check it out.

Next, there is Sea Fresh Channel Islands. Seafood lovers will rejoice as they serve the freshest catch from the Pacific Coast and around the world. The owner of this restaurant, Bill Sutton, fishes daily (weather permitting), and supplies the restaurant with the highest quality seafood. Enjoy the fruits of Bill’s labor and enjoy locally caught seafood on one of two outdoor patios at Sea Fresh.

Another option is The Lookout Bar & Grill. This restaurant has a great atmosphere, beautiful views of course, and every meal and drink is served with care. There is something for everyone to enjoy here. Located right in the harbor, you won’t want to miss enjoying a meal with amazing views!

If you are looking for a fine dining option, check out Ox & Ocean. With so many amazing options of breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, you can visit anytime and enjoy a delicious meal with stunning views. For breakfast and brunch options, they have omelets, pancakes, steak and eggs, eggs benedict, and fresh salads. During lunch, you can enjoy salads, burgers, sandwiches, fish tacos and more. For dinner, you can choose from amazing options such as halibut, scallops, mussels, chicken, pork chops, and steak. This is the perfect spot to enjoy a lovely date night.

Last but certainly not least is the Hollywood Beach Café. This restaurant is a more casual option, with their breakfast and lunch options, but still a great choice for those looking for an early or midday meal by the water. They also offer a full bar! Here you will find your classic and traditional breakfast options, as well as an amazing selection of burgers, sandwiches, bowls, and salads for lunch.

Channel Island harbor with boats on the water

Of course there are so many more options to dine with a water view in Oxnard, these are just a few of the places we wanted to highlight for guests to check out on their next visit. Book your stay at Channel Island Shores today and enjoy a meal by the water on your next outing!

Important Resort Construction InformationLearn More

Need Help?


Live chat available Mon - Sat
8am - 5pm PST

Live Chat