Treat Yourself At Harbor Cove Café

A hidden treasure at the end of Spinnaker, the locally-owned and operated Harbor Cove Café is a local favorite. This charming eatery in Ventura Harbor offers beautiful views of the harbor, the Topatopa Mountains, and the city’s famous two trees. It also offers a full espresso bar, is pet friendly, and features an excellent breakfast and lunch menu.

Harbor Cove Café is best known for its famous cod and chips, however, the restaurant offers plenty more, including homemade jams, applesauce made from scratch, coleslaw, burgers, clam chowder, and breakfast burritos. Its coffee is a product of the Santa Barbara Roasting Company.

If you would like more information on Harbor Cove Café, feel free to browse its website or you can reach them by phone at (805) 658-1639. The café is located at 1867 Spinnaker Dr., in Ventura Harbor.


Harbor Cove Café’s breakfast menu consists of a slew of delicious items, ranging from its famous breakfast burrito, to a boatswain sandwich, and Tom’s keto special. Additional menu items include:

  • Hawaiian Burrito – egg, rice, cheddar cheese, pineapple, ham or spam, and spicy Huli Huli sauce.
  • Seafood Burrito – wild caught shrimp, real crab meat, chunks of lobster, egg, potatoes, cheddar cheese, chipotle tartar sauce, and avocado.
  • Huik’ui Sandwich – croissant with scrambled egg, cheese, bacon, sausage patties, smoked ham, and a side.
  • Ono Breakfast – two scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage patties, smoked ham, chorizo, toast, and a side.
  • Sunrise Quesadilla – scrambled eggs, bacon, cheddar cheese, salsa, and a fresh tomato in a flour tortilla.
  • Hawaiian Oatmeal – topped with pineapple ring, butter, brown sugar, and toast.

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Lunch consists of a range of mouth-watering baskets, burgers, sandwiches, clam chowder, Lau’ai, and much more. Several tasty lunch items on the menu include:

  • The beer battered basket includes French fries, Cole slaw and several seafood and meat choices, such as cod, mahi-mahi, calamari, shrimp, and chicken.
  • A wide range of burger options include the Godzilla, Hawaiian, Californian, Venturan, and more.
  • Sandwiches include melts, grilled cheese, the Harbor Club, Veg Head Wrap, Tongol Tuna, and the Blat.
  • Entrees include grilled chipotle tacos, grilled mahi-mahi fillet, shrimp, and chicken.
  • The homemade clam chowder features tender clams, fresh vegetables, and bacon. You can order the chowder in a bread bowl, a cup, or with sourdough toast.
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What are the trims available for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport?

Offering immense space for passengers and cargo, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport has made its arrival with a starting MSRP of $32.050. Join us at Ventura Volkswagen as we find out what are the trims available for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport now available in Ventura, CA. Continue reading for more information.

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The Best Tips and Tricks for Detailing Your Car

Ever wondered how car detailing services make your car look and smell brand-new? Us too! So, we did a little digging. Here are a few tips for perfecting your car’s exterior and a few tricks of the trade for interior detailing.

Tips for a Shiny Paint Job

Use a clean sponge and rinse it regularly to avoid creating swirl marks on your car’s paint job. As you clean the car, dirt particles that aren’t rinsed out can cause damage to your paint. So, have a separate bucket ready for rinsing out your sponge.

Using a soft microfiber cloth can also help you avoid scratching or damaging your cars paint job with build-up or debris that can become lodged in sponges.

Don’t use wax to buff out swirl marks. If you do happen to create a few swirl marks during the cleaning process use a quality car polish to remove them.

Wax on with a power buffer. Wax off with a soft cloth. A power buffer is a great tool for applying wax or polish. But, using a power buffer to remove the product will likely produce an uneven finish. Instead, use a soft cloth to remove polish and wax.

Tips for Sparkling Glass

Roll down the windows to make sure you clean the very top of the glass. This also keeps the cleaning product from building up in the window jamb and dripping down your clean windows later.

Drying glass surface in two directions can save you time and frustration later. Inevitably, you’re going to get a few streak marks. You don’t want to spend too much time figuring out if the streaks are on the inside or the outside. So, dry the exterior surface vertically and the interior surface horizontally or vice versa. This way, you’ll be able to tell at a glance.

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Interior Detailing Tips

Grab some compressed air to remove debris from cracks and crevices your vacuum can’t get to. Compressed air works great for cupholders, console, and vents.

Get stains out of the carpet with diluted degreasers. Products like Purple Power, Goof Off, or Greased Lightning are great for removing stains but can be extremely strong. So, in a spray bottle, create a five-to-one diluted mixture to use as a spot remover on carpets and fabric upholstery.

Use a deodorizing spray to neutralize odors and give your vehicle that new car smell.

Don’t want to spray in the new car smell? At Ventura Volkswagen, we have one of the largest inventories of new model Volkswagens in Southern California. Call or visit our dealership to find the best car for your needs.

2022 Atlas

Check Out The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas


The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is a midsize 3-row SUV that is powerful, spacious, and loaded with technology. The Atlas offers the latest safety features and available convenience options, including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto.

New Features for 2022 

Volkswagen has announced some changes to the 2022 Atlas lineup. The SE is now the entry-level trim, and the S trim is no longer available. The Technology package-equipped SEs now come with USB-C ports in the third row, and a trailer hitch is available on each SEL trim. All SEs come standard with all-wheel drive and 20-inch wheels, while only the SELs come with the R-Line aesthetic.

Interior Specs of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas 

The Atlas offers a practical option for families and drivers who need a lot of room. The interior design is uncomplicated and functional but provides plenty of comfort and convenience. Drivers and their passengers love the ample headroom, seat padding, and storage space, including plenty of hidden nooks with areas to stash small items. The Atlas can store 38 carry-on suitcases behind the first row and four behind the third row.

Infotainment Options on the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas 

There is a lot of connectivity on the Atlas and it will satisfy virtually any driver. In addition to being easy to use, the touchscreen interface is also remarkably responsive. The Atlas SE models offer a 6.5-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto capability, six speakers, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and two USB ports. When you opt for the Technology Package, the touchscreen display increases to 8 inches. Volkswagen’s innovative Digital Cockpit displays high-definition driving information with state-of-the-art navigation features. VW Digital Cockpit Pro is available on select trims. It offers many customizable features to make the user experience easy and intuitive.

Safety and Driver-Assistance Features on the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas 

The Atlas has been tested and rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with a five-star overall safety rating. Standard safety features in the Atlas include:

  •  A forward-collision warning system is standard as well as automatic emergency braking
  •  The blind-spot monitor and cross-traffic alert are standard features
  •  Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality

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Get the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas at Ventura Volkswagen

Ventura Volkswagen has a wide range of new Volkswagen models that are sure to fit your specific needs. Schedule a test drive of the new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas today!

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Tidy Up With These Winter Cleaning Tips

It’s important to clean out your air filters every three months, especially during seasons when you are using your heating and cooling system more, such as summer or winter. While you’re changing out the filters, make sure you clean around the vents to ensure a clean and steady airflow!


All kinds of kitchen gunk is shoved behind the refrigerator throughout the year. It’s a good idea to move it out from the wall and mop up any sticky spots from the floors, sweep up old M&M’s and maybe even find some hidden treasure back there!


Weed through your clothes and get rid of any that no longer fit. Throw out that old picture frame that you told yourself you were going to fix. Organization is key to keeping a clean house. Get rid of the items in your house that no longer serve you.

Dryer Vents

You wouldn’t believe the amount of lint that holds up inside your dryer vents. This is not only limiting your dryer’s capabilities, but it is also a major fire hazard to your home! While it is super important to empty the lint filter every time you use your dryer, you should also clean the venting system annually.

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When In Doubt, Hire A Pro

While some people may look forward to winter cleaning, others simply do not have the time. If your home desperately needs a good cleaning, but you don’t have the time to do it yourself, worry not! You can hire a local maid service or house cleaner to get the job done efficiently for you.

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Keep Your Cool With These Last-Minute DIY Gifts

You make a list. You check it twice. Somehow, the week of the holiday party still arrives with a whirlwind of forgotten names dancing through your mind. Worse, you could still be forgetting someone! Don’t panic. Instead, whip up a few — or a lot — of these DIY gifts to keep on hand for anyone who slipped your mind.

Gemstone Soaps

This is a pretty gift for anyone who may like a cute addition to their bathroom décor. Instead of elbowing through the aisles of a packed shopping mall just make a quick run to your favorite craft store and block off an hour or two to make these adorably unique gemstone soaps.

Personalized Gift Jars

This is perfect for a last-minute gift that actually seems personalized and well thought-out. Prepare a few large mason jars ahead of time with festive – but blank – name tags. Grab miniatures of soaps, lotions, candies, energy bars or anything else your friends and family might appreciate that can fit in a mason jar. Whenever you come across someone you’ve left off your list. Just toss together a personalized mason jar full of items they’ll love and pencil in their name.

Bag – or Tin – Full of Yummy

If you have a few foodies in your circle and a talent for baking put together a few food gifts to hand out. You can fill a bag full of decadent dessert items like chocolate fudge, homemade candies, sugar plums, or holiday cookies. You could also fill a tin or gift box with homemade pastries, cakes, breads, or chocolates.  If you’d like to try this option, be sure to grab a big roll of parchment paper for to keep things from getting messy in transit.

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Sharpie Stenciled Mugs

This one requires some creative thinking, but if you know your audience these DIY, custom mugs are sure to delight any coffee or tea drinker in your group.  Just grab a few plain mugs, some oil-based sharpies, and a graphite pencil. The remaining supplies you’re likely to have lying around your home.

Spend a few minutes thinking up some clever, inspirational, or funny quotes and then get started.  Your friends will love them.

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What’s New in the 2022 Volkswagen Passat’s Different Trim Levels 

Mighty engines, packed within well-crafted car structures, power the chassis to set the wheels in motion. This basic functioning of an automobile has upgraded over the years, and Volkswagen offers the best of all the latest features. Fans of this German brand from Ventura can now get their hands on the sleek steering of all the new releases at Ventura Volkswagen, CA. Those looking to purchase a sedan in 2022 need not search any further. Passat is the one that would serve all your driving desires. It carries over the features of the previous model by tweaking those aspects that required an upgrade. Let us check out what’s new in the 2022 Volkswagen Passat’s different trim levels.  

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