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Dining Guide

a Downtown Dining and Entertainment Guide. Or Click here to have one mailed to you.

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.

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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
July 3rd at Plaza Park

Downtown Oxnard's First Thursdays Gourmet Food Trucks, the 805's first and best recurring food truck festival returns on July 3rd. This month's event is paired with Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast. There will be live entertainment from Sangoya and DJ Mistic. 

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. Plaza Park is pet-friendly. Limited seating provided. Feel free to bring a folding chair. Follow us on Twitter or Instagram: @oxnardfoodtruks@downtownoxnard and Facebook for the latest information.

Belly Bombz
Chicken Wings and Sliders with flair! Choices include Spicy Garlic Parmesan, Srirache Lime, Bomb Dust, Soy Caramel and Firecracker.
Confusion Catering
Sushi Roll Tacos. Menu includes candied-bacon creme brulee, fries covered in smoked Gouda and a fried egg, and, sushi rolls with choice of bulgogi cheese steak, walnut shrimp, fried jalapeño and other toppings.
Palazzolo's Gelato Truck
Over 600 delicious, intense flavors of Artisan Gelato & Sorbetto.
Gen's Baked Goods
Jen specializes in old school recipes baking cookies, bars, cakes and pies.
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 your favorite.
It's in the sauce BBQ
Featuring recipes that are based on their parent's old Texas recipes with a California twist! It's In The Sauce BBQ is known for their Tri-Tip Sandwich, but offers many tasty items including everything from BBQ hamburgers and Pulled Pork Sandwiches to Breakfast Burritos and Cheesy Potatoes.
Rice Balls
Japanese, Korean and Hawaiian fusion at its best! Sushi wraps, balls, tacos, sliders and sides. Try a Kimchi Fried Rice Special and a Boba.
Slammin' Sliders
Serving gourmet sliders featuring Imperial Valley Kobe beef, Contessa Shrimp, Petaluma Farm's chicken and Niman Ranch pork.
Steamy Bun
Asian style cuisine is meant to be enjoyed! The menu includes Chicken Katsu, Lumpia, Pancake Beef Curry and Asian Noodles. The very best of Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipino to Tawianese and everything in-between.
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.
Tornado Potato
A one of a kind, spiral-cut potato that could be imitated, but never duplicated. Try a zucchini, sweet potato, sausages, gourmet chili and melted cheese, yum!!
Specializes in mouth-watering gourmet burgers, savory tacos and sandwiches and fresh, garden salads. Add Spinach, Bacon, Avocado, Beer-Caramelized onions, deep-fried pickles and seasoned fries.