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Willow Ranch Restaurant

27770 Lagoon Dr, Buttonwillow, CA 93206-9781
+1 661-764-6605
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (8 reviews)
“potato salad” (7 reviews)
“tri tip salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
27770 Lagoon Dr, Buttonwillow, CA 93206-9781
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We went here just because we do not like going to the fast food places that are all over the interstate. Walked in after observing there were NO cars or Suv's in the parking lot almost all small trucks. Definitely a local place. The food...More

Thank elridder
Mandy B, Manager at Willow Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm thrilled you enjoyed your sandwiches! It's a shame you didn't get to try the dessert this time, so I hope you can visit again soon. Thanks for coming in! Best, Mandy B, Manager

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Mom and Pop diner that does a fine job of preparing good food efficiently and at a reasonable price. Breakfast is served any time. The shredded BBQ chicken salad was fresh and tasty. Booths and tables for larger groups. A very short distance off I-5.More

Thank KarenK518
Mandy B, Manager at Willow Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad you made it our way and tried our BBQ chicken salad! Your review means a lot to us, but it looks like we still have two stars to earn. I hope you'll visit again soon so we can really impress you! Thank you,...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is a good barbecue restaurant. The brisket, french fries and coleslaw were excellent. The servers were very friendly & attentive.

Thank Cynhoff
Mandy B, Manager at Willow Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the support, and for letting us know we're hitting the mark! I'll be sure to pass your praise to the team. Hope you can visit us again soon! Best wishes, Mandy B., Manager

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Willow ranch restaurant couple of days ago cause we were staying at an inn in the area. The place has good grilled food, we had bbq sliders and three combo platter. The pulled meat, either chicken, beef or pork were all really tasty,...More

Thank 998suvin
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and everything we had was delicious! Plow boy sandwich was really good and Ice tea was tasty too.

Thank Mindy S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Have dined here before, but as usual the service was as good as the food. Will be returning again when in the area.

Thank 23Dorsett
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had the turkey melt sandwich with fries. Awesome!! Also had the homemade peach cobbler and boysenberry cobbler awesome!! Fast and friendly service. Great place to stop for a bite to eat. Would definitely stop by again!!

Thank bzbeemom
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Halfway through our 6 hour road trip back home we needed lunch. We did a quick search and we quickly found this place to be highly rated. It was well worth the extra miles it added to our trip. I had the pulled pork sandwich,...More

1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Good pulled pork in homey spot and a nice alternative to fast food. Attentive and pleasant wait staff, made this a relaxing stop in our slog up the 5.

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We have to stay for one night in a motel near the Restaurant, so we gonna check it out. The stuff was friendly and tool care for somebody. We had ordered one boneless chicken breast and a chicken salad, both was tasty. So thumps up

Thank Seba S
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There was no wifi available when I was at the Willow Ranch Restaurant last year (2016).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27770 Lagoon Dr, Buttonwillow, CA 93206-9781
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Buttonwillow
  • Phone Number: +1 661-764-6605
  • E-mail
Serving delicious homemade food is our specialty. Using only the freshest ingredients, we prepare meals that are flavorful and packed with a lot of love like our famous burgers, BBQ, sandwiches, and breakfast dishes. Whether you want to take the family out for dinner or catch up with a friend over a couple of beers, you can expect to enjoy some good ol’ American cooking when you visit Willow Ranch.
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