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Savor Some Sugar in the Morning at Ventura's Cafe Nouveau Near Avalon Camarillo

Sugar-dusted beignets make for the perfect light treat to enjoy on Cafe Nouveau's patio, a shady space that welcomes your four-legged friends. They evoke the French Quarter of New Orleans (they're actually named for the neighborhood), but the menu touches on virtually every region of the U.S.—and beyond.

Customers highly recommend the country-fried steak and eggs or eggs Florentine if you come to Cafe Nouveau for breakfast. Most people do flock to the eatery for breakfast or brunch, but you can also enjoy dinner here. Later in the day, you should probably try the blue lump crab cakes, the ahi avocado rolls, the ancho chile pork, or the Mediterranean chicken ciabatta. However, don't fill up on the savory fare. The house-made vanilla caramel syrup cascades across ice cream, making a sweet treat for dessert. Make the quick trip from Avalon Camarillo to Cafe Nouveau for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Cafe Nouveau
1497 E. Thompson Boulevard
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 648-1422

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Contemporary Japanese Crafting Materials Await at Superbuzzy Near Avalon Camarillo in Camrillo

Every item on the shelves at Superbuzzy comes via special order. That's because it has to be imported from Japan. Superbuzzy's inventory consists of mostly contemporary Japanese fabrics, which Ventura crafters seem to make great use of in their projects. So don't be deterred by its nondescript exterior—Superbuzzy's interior actually boasts an impressive number of racks and shelves, all stocked with Japanese crafting materials.

You can even grab a Japanese crafting book here if you're lacking inspiration. Collect the necessary materials for your new project, whether they include fabric or ribbons and buttons. Superbuzzy has them all, and it even hosts classes to teach you how to use them. From needle felting to quilting, the sessions unleash the inner creativity of every student. Make the quick drive from Avalon Camarillo to Superbuzzy for a look at its unusual and expansive collection.

1794 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 643-4143

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Paint Opponents All the Colors of the Rainbow at Oxnard's Paintball USA Near Avalon Camarillo

Oxnard's Paintball USA gets kids moving and out in the fresh air without a fight. Youngsters are usually excited about hitting the playing field—or, perhaps more accurately, the battle field—at Paintball USA thanks to its collection of challenging obstacles. In order to decorate their opponents with paint, marksmen will first have to maneuver around piles of giant tires, tall walls, and even trees and underbrush if you play in the Jungle Field.

Paintball USA isn't just for teens and kids, though. The paintball field also hosts hours when only adults are welcome, so parents can get in on the fun, too. Since Paintball USA is just a short drive away from Avalon Camarillo on West Gonzales Road, it's a convenient spot to instill a love of outdoor recreation and healthy competition in children.

Paintball USA
5011 W. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 585-2227

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Redbrick Pizza Cafe Near Avalon Camarillo Serves Specialty and Gluten-Free Pies

When it comes to pies, Redbrick Pizza Cafe offers something for everyone. With 18 specialty pizzas and gluten-free options, this Ventura eatery can satisfy everyone's taste buds. So whether it's pizza night at Avalon Camarillo or you need a quick bite to eat for lunch, stop by Redbrick Pizza Cafe.

All of the pizzas are baked in a brick oven and take just three minutes to bake. Quality pizza and quick service is a priority here. You could always create your own pizza, but you'd be missing out if you didn't try one of the specialty pies. Opt for the Pizza Bianca with fire-roasted chicken or sausage, mushrooms, mozzarella, ricotta cheese, extra virgin olive oil, garlic sauce, and roasted pine nuts, or the Thai chicken with red onions, carrots, cilantro, cashews, mozzarella, and Thai sauce. For an extra cheesy pie, order the four-cheese pizza with mozzarella, parmesan, white cheddar, provolone, basil, red sauce, and a parmesan garlic crust. Redbrick Pizza Cafe also serves sandwiches, salads, and gelato.

Redbrick Pizza Cafe
4990 Telephone Road
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 658-2828

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Pick Your Pour from a Wine Vending Machine at The Cave Near Avalon Camarillo

The wine vending machine. It's not your typical junk-food dispenser. However, it does allow you to choose from a wide array of wines and pour sizes at The Cave.

If you've never visited this unique wine bar before, you should get a bit acquainted with the wine vending machine first. It contains 32 different varieties of wine, and you can select any of them in a one-, three-, or five-ounce pour. That way you can taste just a nip to determine if you like a wine, and then indulge in a bit more once you find your perfect type. You use a prepaid card to operate the machine, and wines are priced from cheap to expensive—making The Cave a good bet for wine lovers of all preferences.

The Cave also serves some small plates and desserts if you'd like something to offset the booze. Try the mac and cheese, the charred salmon cake, or the popular cheese plate. They're all available within a short drive of Avalon Camarillo.

The Cave
4435 McGrath Street
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 642-9449

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