Latest Cafe Zack News

May 24, 2020 – We have phone-in curbside pickup & delivery available for dinner 5:00-8:00PM. Pre-order by calling: 805-643-9445.

Inside dining at Cafe Zack is still temporarily closed. We don’t want to rush this important decision, and we want to be sure our customers, employees and family feel safe and are safe in our cozy dining room, so we are not yet open for inside or patio dining. In the mean time we’d love to cater your romantic dinner or large family gathering with our To-Go meals, desserts and discounted local wines.

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Cafe Zack: 805-643-9445

Dinner Take Out Menu

Curbside take out and limited delivery (No inside dining at this time)

Please call 805-643-9445.

Dinner Menu 5pm-8pm

Please inquire about wine discounts (by the bottle or even by the case) We have discounted locally produced wines 40% from our regular wine list prices. We are proud to serve locally-made wines from our friends at Ojai Alisal Vineyard, Clos Des Amis, and Adam Tolmach’s Ojai Vineyard.

soup du jour [ 7 ]

Zack’s salade maison [ 9 | 7 half ]
baby greens, feta cheese, and toasted pine nuts with the house vinaigrette

classic caesar salade [ 10 | 8 half ]
fresh romaine, croutons, parmesan cheese with caesar dressing

Tuscany salade [ 10 | 8 half ]
baby greens, fresh pears, gorgonzola cheese and toasted caramelized pecans with raspberry vinaigrette

champignon de Provence [ 16 ]
sautéed portobello and shittake mushrooms with black truffle oil, garlic butter, herbs de provence, bread crumbs

baked brie cheese [ 16 ]
60% double-creme brie wrapped in a flaky puff- pastry with fresh apples
and caramelized toasted pecans

lobster and sweet corn [ 18 ]
sauteed lobster and sweet corn with black truffle oil mandarin oranges
and chive butter with a light curry creme sauce served over corn husks

pasta el jardin
spinach, onion, broccoli, mushrooms, olive oil and fresh garlic on penne pasta [ shrimp 22 | chicken 20 ]

prosciutto penne [ 22 ]
sautéed parma prosciutto, mushrooms, fresh basil, sun dried tomato with a light vodka créme sauce on penne

aglio + olio
choice of flat – iron steak, tiger shrimp or chicken atop spaghetti, sautéed with fresh garlic + extra virgin olive oil, red chili flakes and parsley
[ flat iron steak 26 | black tiger shrimp 22 | chicken 20 ]

fettuccine seafood curry [ 28 ]
sautéed giant scallops, black tiger shrimp, fresh tomatoes, green onions, mushrooms and yellow curry sauce atop fettuccine

8 oz. choice beef filet mignon [ 34 ]
(porcini mushrooms or tellicherry peppercorn encrusted)

12 oz. rib eye steak [ 34 ]
porcini mushrooms or tellicherry peppercorn encrusted

roasted rack of lamb [ 33 ]
prepared with a rosemary and garlic marinade

medallions of pork tenderloin [ 26 ]
sautéed tenderloins, sliced apples and olive oil with a brandy créme reduction sauce

chicken pizziola [ 22 ]
sautéed cicken breast, fresh tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives and red chili flakes with extra virgin olive oil

catch of the day [ 25 ]
please inquire for today’s fresh fish preparation

please inquire for daily-made dessert creations

We Are Here For You.

Our loyal Ventura friends are most important in uncertain times. If you need food, wine, or a roll of toilet paper, we have all three! Call your friends at Cafe Zack to order for pickup curbside. We are doing our signature single desserts or order a whole Zack’s Pie to take home. If it’s safer for you to stay home, let us know and our family can deliver your order to your door.

In order to support our local businesses we have discounted locally produced wines 40% from our regular wine list prices. We are proud to serve locally-made wines from our friends at Ojai Alisal Vineyard, Clos Des Amis Winery, and Adam Tolmach’s Ojai Vineyard.

We have partnered with World Central Kitchen to deliver ready-to-eat meals to front-line medical workers at Community Memorial Hospital and to seniors at local care facilities. If you would like to learn about or support the fantastic humanitarian work that World Central Kitchen does locally and around the world to address threats to food supplies, see the WCK website here: .

Check out our  Instagram and Facebook pages to see photos of the Cafe Zack team preparing meals for Venturans in need.

Follow Cafe Zack on our  Instagram and Facebook pages. The best way to reach us with questions or just to say Hi, is to phone 805-643-9445 anytime.

Lunch Take Out Menu

Lunch (see announcement below)

Please call for lunch schedule.


May 2020 Announcement: Cafe Zack is supporting the community by partnering with World Central Kitchen to feed Community Memorial Hospital front-line workers and seniors at care facilities in Ventura. Daily lunch service may be postponed as we prepare 160 to 240 ready-to-eat meals for our community through this amazing non-profit charity. We may be able to accommodate catering requests, please inquire.

Lunch Menu:

soup du jour [ 7 ]

roasted vegetable quinoa salad
mixed baby greens, seasonal vegetables, honey mustard roasted garlic dressing
[ grilled salmon 16 | grilled shrimp 15 | grilled chicken 14 | grilled vegetables 12 ]

Zack’s tostada salade
black beans, tomato, avocado, jack+cheddar cheese blend, salsa, sour cream,
mixed greens surrounded by a baked flour tortilla shell, cilantro lime dressing
[ grilled shrimp 15 | grilled chicken 14 | grilled vegetables 12 ]

tuna club salade [ 15 ]
white albacore tuna on a bed of baby greens, fresh tomatoes, bacon,
avocado, artichoke hearts, swiss cheese with the house vinaigrette

roasted butternut squash raviloli [ 15 ]
prepared with sage brown butter

pasta diablo
sautéed chicken or tiger shrimp, onions, green onions, fresh tomatoes,
red chili flakes, olive oil and garlic butter on penne
[ shrimp 16 | chicken 15 ]

vodka créme penne pasta [ 15 ]
sautéed chicken, mushrooms, fresh basil, sun dried tomato with a light vodka créme sauce

executive burger [ 13 ]
kobe beef burger with bacon, grilled onions, tomato, lettuce, sun dried tomato aioli and
choice of cheese: blue, swiss or jack + cheddar blend

grilled chicken pesto baguette [ 12 ]
with sun dried tomato, artichoke hearts and mozarella cheese

slow roasted turkey breast sandwich [ 11 ]
avocado, bacon, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on a baguette

the “meistro sandwich” [ 12 ]
chicken breast with sautéed onions, mushrooms, crispy bacon, mozarella cheese, cajun spices served on a baguette

catch of the day [ 16 ]
please inquire for today’s fresh fish preparation

Please inquire for daily made desserts creations