Review: Mary’s Secret Garden

100 South Fir Street
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 641-3663

Mary’s has a delectable menu of vegan meals made from natural and organic ingredients. Fresh Thai Spring Rolls and the Syrian Falafel Wrap are just a few of their tantalizing dishes.

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It’s easiest to drive to Ventura. Mary’s is located downtown, within easy walking distance from most Ventura hotels.

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A twenty-something Colorado native, Alison Kjeldgaard is an aspiring editor, avid reader, and obsessed tango dancer. She lived in Los Angeles for four years where she enjoyed running and lounging on the beach. She graduated in 2009 from Occidental College with two journalism internships under her belt, an English Literature degree, and a national economic crisis. Despite this, Alison has paid the bills working odd jobs and taking every chance she can to travel. So far, she has been to Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic, Austria, Costa Rica, and Argentina. Alison recently moved to San Francisco from Denver, and is a freelance writer with a love of hiking, biking, caving and gold panning. Check out her magazine at