Harbor Businesses Win Top Honors in Best of Ventura County 2022 Contest

Seven Channel Islands Harbor businesses, a nearby beach dive bar, and a local legendary musician scored top honors in the VC Reporter’s 37th Annual Best of Ventura County.

The VC Reporter asked readers to take a poll and rate their top choices in more than 150 categories, which included located businesses, professional services, places to visit, and more.

Here are the winning Channel Islands Harbor businesses and the category they ranked in:

Channel Islands Maritime Museum – Museum (Reader Recommended)

Channel Islands Yacht Club – Yacht Club (First Place)

Island Packers – Fun for Kids & Adults (Reader Recommended)

The Masala Twist – Indian Food (Reader Recommended)

Mrs. Olson’s Coffee Hut – Oxnard Restaurant (1st Place)

Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club – Yacht Club (Reader Recommended)

Toppers Pizza – Kid Friendly, Best Pizza (1st Place)

While this business isn’t located in the Harbor, Rudder Room at Hollywood Beach placed first in the dive bar category. In addition, local musician Teresa Russell also earned a readers recommendation for her talents. Russell is well-known around Ventura County and frequently plays gigs at the Channel Islands Harbor.

Congratulations to all businesses who received the accolades.

To view all the winners from the 37th Annual Best of Ventura County, please visit www.vcreporter.com

Editor’s Note: this story was published on October 5, 2022.