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1967 E. Main St.
Ventura, Ca 93001

About Us


Mai, her husband Tu and their staff are professionals providing fast service, flavorful Vietnamese meals, and will go out of their way to make any dining experience the best. Also available upon request is on-site catering with courteous bartenders and wait staff.

Vietnamese mealsAuthentic Healthy Hawaiian & Vietnamese Meals

"Old Country" homespun recipes made by Mai’s mother and grandmother of Asian, Hawaiian and Vietnamese descent. All the recipes are made with the same fresh ingredients and family love that inspired our beginnings.

Voted #1 in Ventura County

Mai's Café has been voted the best Vietnamese and Hawaiian restaurant by the Ventura County Reporter. Well-loved by locals for specialties ranging from Spam Musubi, Pho and Vermicelli Glass Noodles to Beef and Chicken Teriyaki and Kahlua Pork. Also popular are - Many Vegetarian Dishes, Vietnamese Sandwiches, Salads and Rice/Noodle Bowls.

Some fun facts about some of Mai's favorite dishes


Pho means a type of Vietnamese soup, typically made from beef stock and spices to which noodles and thinly sliced beef or chicken are added or have it vegi style.

Crispy Egg Roll

Make sure you wrap the lettuce, herbs and sauce around your Crispy Egg Roll before taking your first bite.


Panko is breadcrumbs with a light, flaky texture, typically used as a coating for fried or baked food.

Mai's Sandwiches

Our Vietnamese sandwich, sometimes called a "bánh mì sandwich", is a product of French colonialism in Indochina, combining ingredients from fresh French baguettes, and ingredients that include native Vietnamese ingredients, such as cilantro, cucumber, and pickled carrots and daikon.