Best Healthy Restaurants in Oxnard

September 10, 2020

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Craving Vegan, Organic, Keto Diet, and Gluten-Free Options? These are the Best Healthy Restaurants in Oxnard 

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Hungry for something new? Searching for a healthy meal to eat? If you’ve been at home for far too long and you’re ready to sample tasty delicious cuisine, Oxnard has plenty of restaurants with healthy meal options. While we love a good home-cooked meal, sometimes it’s nice to take a break and indulge. We’ve done the digging for you and listed the top spots for a healthy meal so you can feel good about what you eat and treat yourself when you’re in town. 

Here’s your guide to vegan, organic, keto diet, and gluten-free meals in Oxnard. 

Breakfast Bites in Oxnard 

Squidly’s Coffee, Sandwiches & Acai Bowls – Serving up delicious acai & yogurt bowls, Squidly’s in Hollywood Beach creates tasty treats to help you start your day. Load up on antioxidants with an organic acai bowl topped with organic granola, strawberries, banana, coconut, chia seeds & organic honey. Order at the counter, and take your order to-go. Round the corner to Hollywood Beach, and enjoy your breakfast on the sand.

Tip: Substitute for gluten-free granola. 

2929 Ocean Drive, Oxnard, CA 93035, US

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Honey Cup – Start your morning with an organic coffee or tea before a day of water activities at Channel Islands Harbor. From smoothies, acai bowls to breakfast sandwiches, Honey Cup has gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options on their menu that you can order to-go and take to the beach. Want a mid-morning snack? Try their avocado toast with your cappuccino. 

3500 Harbor Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93035, United States

The Blend Superfood Bar – Pop in and grab an acai bowl, smoothie, or juice made with thoughtfully sourced organic ingredients while you’re at The Collection. The Blend Superfood Bar boasts a healthy menu free from dairy, sorbet, artificial sweeteners, or preservatives. Try the orange, pineapple, lemon, ginger, and apple juice for an immunity boost. 

550 Collection Blvd #145, Oxnard CA, 93036

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The Blend Superfood Bar; Photo by Modish Digital

Feel Good Lunch Options 

Ciao Italian Grill – Tucked away inside Seabridge Marina, this Italian restaurant features pasta dishes any way you like it. Try the Vegan Sausage, or Grilled Pesto Tofu tossed in fresh pesto made with organic basil as your main on a plate, pasta bowl, salad, or sandwich. Need a pasta alternative? Try the gluten-free Corn and Rice Pasta or Spaghetti Squash as a veggie alternative. The marinara sauce is made with locally grown tomatoes, organic fresh basil, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, and crushed red pepper.

1111 S. Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035

Urbane Cafe 

If you’re in the mood for some light fare, this restaurant chain in North Oxnard serves up yummy salads, sandwiches, and an Asian Fusion bowl served with organic brown rice, cucumber, soy lime corn, sesame seeds, and pickled cabbage. Keep it as is for a vegetarian option, or add salmon or ahi to make it a protein-packed meal. The Farmers Market Salad is a colorful blend of greens, strawberries, blueberries, and goat cheese that won’t weigh you down. 

1750 East Gonzales Road, Oxnard, CA 93030

Luna Grill – While you have options on where to eat at The Collection, Luna Grill is a favorite spot for locals. This Mediterranean Kitchen features the must-try Coastal Med Bowl, a plant-based meal with fresh ingredients that are sure to satisfy your appetite. If you’re ordering online, use their My Menu Personalized Nutrition, Allergen, and Dietary Lifestyle Filtering Tool to search for Vegetarian and Gluten-free meal options.  

691 Collection Blvd, Suite 1100, Oxnard, CA 93036

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The Masala Twist 

Spice things up for lunch or dinner. The Masala Twist blends taste and emotion into their meals. The menu at this Indian Food Restaurant is stacked with Vegetarian and Vegan Specials including:  

  • Bhindi Bhaji – a vegan meal made with fresh okra cooked in herbs and spices with onions, ginger, and garlic.  
  • Saag Alu – A popular potato and spinach vegan dish.
  • Channa Masala – Feast on a vegan meal made with chickpeas, brown onions, garlic, ginger, and spices. 
  • Vegetable Zalfrazi – Craving fresh vegetables? Say no more. Try this vegan dish seasoned with garlic, onions, tomato, and lemon juice.

2810 S Harbor Boulevard, B1, Oxnard, CA 93035

Blaze Pizza – While most of us love eating pizza from time to time, we can definitely agree it’s not the first thing you think about when searching for healthy food. For pizza lovers who want to satisfy cravings, Blaze Pizza offers a house-made gluten-free dough, cauliflower gluten-free and keto crusts, and vegan cheese. Build your own pie and top it off with artichokes or vegan chorizo. So good! 

301 Esplanade Drive, Oxnard, CA 93036

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Bring Fresh Ingredients Home 

Don’t miss the Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. Sample Oxnard’s world-famous strawberries and local produce while you listen to live music and soak in the harbor views. 

3600 S. Harbor Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93035 

Related: Things to do Channel Islands Harbor 

Visit the Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market on Thursdays from 9 am to 1:30 pm to take your pick of Oxnard’s delicious local fruit and veggies. Meet local farmers and vendors while you shop for locally grown produce, flowers, eggs, nuts, and honey. 

471 South B Street, Oxnard, CA 93030

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Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market; Photo by Dopes on the Road

Conclusion 

Whether you’re stepping out to eat breakfast, lunch, or dinner, feel good about the choices you make. It’s all about balance. Enjoy local fresh ingredients without breaking your budget with these healthy restaurant options that actually taste good. 

What’s your favorite healthy restaurant in Oxnard? Tag us with your foodie pictures on Instagram @visitoxnardca

 Alejandra Cerball is an award-winning journalist, writer, and travel + lifestyle blogger at alexcerball.com. On her blog, Alex shares inspiration for your bucket list, packing tips, and destination guides for solo and adventure trips. 

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