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Dining Guide

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Foodie Finds!

Discover a world of great dining at every level - quick-serve, casual, and elegant. Taquerias, cafes, and full-service restaurants. Bring your appetite for great food, fun, and friendly service.


Coming Events

Gourmet Food Trucks
1st Thursday monthly
Plaza Park, 500 South C St.
(805) 385-2705

Cruisin’ A Car Show
2nd Saturday monthly
A Street, 4th to 6th
(805) 385-2705

Monday Night Foreign Film Series
1st and 3rd Monday monthly
Plaza Cinemas, 255 W 5th St.
(805) 798-0830

Heritage Square Docent Tours
Saturdays and Sundays ongoing
Heritage Square, 715 S. A St.
(805) 483-7960

Certified Farmers Market
Every Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Plaza Park, 500 S. C St.,

First Thursdays Gourmet Food Trucks
April 3rd at Plaza Park

Downtown Oxnard's First Thursdays Gourmet Food Trucks, the 805's first, best and only recurring food truck festival returns on April 3rd. This month's edition will also feature the Microsoft Xbox One Test Drive - a custom-built Chevy Suburban SUV with an outrageous video and sound system to showcase the amazing Xbox One gaming console with some of the most popular game titles for guests to test drive.

The event will run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Plaza Park, 500 South C Street, in Oxnard, CA. Plenty of free parking on street and in public lots. Follow us on Twitter or Instagram: @oxnardfoodtruks@downtownoxnard and Facebook for the latest information.

Rolling Rib bbq
Holla at your brisket sandwiches, pulled chicken, hotlinks and slow smoked baby back ribs in a dry rub. Try a triple combo with all the fixin’s.
Rolling Rib BBQ

Chili Philosopher
The Chili Philosopher takes the humble bowl of chili to the next level, serving triple beef chili with freshly baked cornbread using state-of-the-art methods and farm-to-truck suppliers.

Chili Philosopher

A Ventura County dining experience that blends your favorite made from Scratch comfort foods with the best local and seasonal ingredients.  The taste and quality of our menu items speak for what we believe in.

The wholesome goodness of Taiwanese and Vietnamese cooking. Featuring Fried Rice Wraps, Chinese Chicken Salads, Papaya Salads with Shrimp, Garlic Noodles with Filet Mignon and much more.

Trailer Park Truck
Look what’s cookin’; Mackin’ Cheeseburger, Blue Ribbon Frito Pie, Kickin’ Grilled Chicken Salad and Freedom Fries! Favorite specialty “Trailer Park Burger” is made with specially seasoned 100 % Angus beef, American cheese, fried onion strings, baby arugula and house made Secret Sauce.


Trailer Park Truck

Tokyo Style Dogs
Original Yakiniku Bowl includes Beef flat-grilled with sautéed onions and special Japanese bbq sauce on a bed of rice. Garnished with Cilantro, Seasame seeds, a hint of Teriyaki Sauce and Kimuchi. All beef Hot Dogs, with grilled pineapples, wasabi mayo, homemade curry chili and even yuzu citrus coleslaw.


Tokyo Dogs

Cousins Maine Lobster
Bringing the tradition and quality of Maine’s inconic lobster industry to California. Serving fresh, sustainably harvested lobster from Maine’s icy cold waters to our West Coast. Enjoy sweet savory Maine lobster rolls, Maine lobster cakes, Clam Chowder and Blueberry pie…



The Grilled Cheese Truck

Choose your Melt on French or Wheat Bread and any savory addition. From Roast Beef, Applewood Bacon, sliced tomatoes to sliced apples, with Double Cream Brie, Gruyere, Habanero Jack or American cheese and numerous other choices: you can enjoy you favorite.

Grilled Cheese

Sweet Arleen's
A 3 time champion of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, this local favorite uses only the finest seasonal fruits, chocolates and harvest seasons. With traditional selections of Red Velvet, Sweet Chocolate, Carrot Walnut, Lemon Lace and Classic Vanilla and exciting specialties, everyone can enjoy these delights.

Sweet Arleen's

Oooh La La Crepes

Life is short, eat your dessert first! Featuring Savory Philly Cheese Steak crepes, French dip w/au jus, Dessert Crepes with Nutella & Strawberry, Dulce de Leche and Smores.

Oooh La La

Cookie Scoop

The Very best made-to-order ice cream sandwiches. Featuring a variety of cookies and McConnell’s ice creams: It’s your choice!
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Cookie Scoop

In the traditional style of Central American cooking, made from scratch favorites Pupusas, potato taquitos, chicken pastelito and Plantains. Gluten-free and vegan choices.


Farmers Belly

Serving organic, heirloom and local fusion cuisine. Hearty and Healthy choices for earth loving foodies.

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Farmers Belly

Xbox One Test Drive

Feed your need for ultimate gaming! The Xbox One Test Drive is a custom-built SUV with an outrageous video and sound system to showcase the amazing Xbox One gaming console with some of the most popular game titles.

Xbox One