It’s Fall and you know what that means, right?! Pumpkins, pumpkin spice, apple picking and pies, corn mazes and every Fall treat I can get my hands on. Take a Fall treats and eats tour through Camarillo with me! I’m dishing out on a ton of Autumn seasonal treats and eats to be found in Camarillo.
With Fall comes all things cozy and pumpkin spice. From the changing of leaves into a beautiful burst of yellow, orange and red to pumpkin patches and apple picking and yummy Autumn inspired foods and treats, Fall has so much to offer.
When it comes to Fall here in Camarillo there are plenty of Fall treats and eats to be found around town. From all things pumpkin spice to Fall decorating cookie kits and creamy bowls of Autumn squash soup, you’ll love this foodie’s tour through Camarillo in the Fall!
So many Autumn inspired drinks to be had!
Cafe Ficelle Fall specials also include a Cafe Miel, Maple Latte and a Spiced Caramel Apple Cider. While at Cafe Ficelle be sure to pick up one of their adorable Fall cookies, a Pumpkin Macaroon and don’t forget to order your Fall decorating cookie kit off of their Thanksgiving menu.
For the donut lover, Dunkin Donuts is a must for an Apple Cider or Pumpkin donut and yes, Pumpkin flavored coffees like their Pumpkin Spice Signature Latte, Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, and even frozen coffee. But the drinks don’t stop at pumpkin spice, try their Apple Cranberry Dunkin’ Refresher or Apple Cranberry Dunkin’ Coconut Refresher too.
For some adult beverages head on over to SLATE Bistro and Craft Bar for five specialty Fall cocktails that were inspired by the City of Camarillo itself. Take a break from all the pumpkin spice and check out these unique cocktails created in a special collaboration with Visit Camarillo. With savory fall flavors, such as cinnamon, coffee, or chili these are no ordinary cocktails. Plus get the recipes to make them at home!
Get your fill of pumpkin pancakes and pastries around town
Head on over to the Bread Basket Cake Company for delicious Fall loaves like their Pumpkin Spice and Apple Brioche Loaves. Or how about a Maple Pecan Danish, Pumpkin Cranberry Muffin, Apple Pumpkin Cranberry or a Pecan Pie?!
At Fine Sconehenge Baking Company you’ll find amazing pastries like their Gingerbread and Maple Pecan Scones and Gingerbread Cookies.
As if all these delicious treat aren’t enough you’ll find tons of yummy Fall pastries at Panera Bread, like Pecan Braids, Pumpkin Muffies, Caramel Apple Scones, Pumpkin Muffins, Pecan Rolls, and Pumpkin Pie Bagels.
And don’t forget to place a Thanksgiving order with Cafe Ficelle for French Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Dinner Rolls and your Fall decorating cookie kit!
Candy and Sweets to indulge in
At Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory you’ll find amazing Fall candy like Caramel and Candied Apples, Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles, Pumpkin Spice Espresso Beans, and Chocolate Pecan Fudge!
There’s no doubt that Camarillo Cupcake has the best cupcakes in town! And when it comes to Fall flavors there are so many options! Stop by to see what’s in the shop or get these flavors like Apple Cinnamon, Apple Pie, Butter Pecan, Pumpkin, among many other amazing flavors, made to order. They also make the cutest Oreos for Halloween and Christmas, but I have it on good word that they can be special ordered for Fall as well!
For a creamy treat check out Rori’s Artisinal Creamery, located in The Mark, for a scoop or two of ice cream in their cinnamon butter waffle cones. Try their seasonal flavors Vegan Caramel Apple, Dirt and Worms (rich chocolate ice cream, gummy worms, brownie crumbles) and Campfire S’Mores.
Savory dishes and meals
Start at SLATE Bistro & Craft Bar for fall inspired savory dishes created by Chef Rafael Tavira. These savory dishes like Butternut Squash soup, Winter Risotto, New York Steak with peppercorn sauce, and Pecan Crusted Brie will give you all the Fall feels.
Dine out at Lure Fish House for amazing dishes like their Butternut Squash and Quinoa Harvest Salad, fresh seasonal fish dishes, farm to table sides like organic sautéed veggies, almond pesto cauliflower, and crispy brussel sprouts and finish with their Seasonal Pumpkin Cheesecake (available through the holiday season).
Fill up on Butternut Squash Raviolis at Ottavios or Manhattan. Indulge in fall favorites like the Fuji Apple Salad with Chicken and Autumn Squash Soup at Panera Bread. Check out Old New York Deli & Bakery Co for a delicious Organic Harvest Bisque (Butternut Squash ) soup, back for the Fall season!
Going out to eat on Thanksgiving? Check out Manhattan for an amazing Thanksgiving Day menu with savory items like their Butternut squash Soup (with candied sunflower seeds, bee pollen, creme fresh, truffle oil & baby carnation flower) or Roasted Squash Ravioli aux herbes, feast on a Traditional Turkey or Ham Dinner and top it all off with a slice of pumpkin cheesecake.
From sweet treats to savory eats and lots of pumpkin spice you’ll find plenty of Autumn inspired goodies to fill up on. Thanks for joining me on this foodie’s tour through Camarillo in the Fall!
Guest blogger, Naomi, is a long time Camarillo local. She and her husband Nick enjoy the charm of the city and being a part of this vibrant community. You can find her on Instagram: @naomikirons and at happilydwell.com where she writes lifestyle, travel, and inspirational posts.