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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

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3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
+1 805-620-4500
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Brookings, Oregon
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379 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

wow. that's all i can say. the food was very good and the service was excellent. i had the grilled shrimp, no bed of brown rice with slaw as the side. was bummed that the rice was considered an 'ingredient' and not a 'side' that could be substituted. my son told me the slaw usually is sweeter and has more... More 

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Ventura
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222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I just realized all the times Ive have been here and have yet to write a review. The latest was just two weeks ago. We had some business partners come into town and after our meeting we stopped here for lunch. Our business friends were not from around Ventura and had never been to Wood Ranch. The first thing you... More 

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Downey
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice clean atmosphere, great selection of food, the BBQ ribs, pull pork and the chicken breast are delicious, however I know that if they would it smoke the brisket instead of cooking it they way they do it, would it be much more better. As far as the service, the hostess, our waiter Ryan, the food runner (I didn't get... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Must start with the onion rings as an appetizer. Great menu choices. The tri tip can be cut with a butter knife. The cheesecake for desert is excellent.

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Thank allen q
Ojai, California
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here is amazing, especially the tri-tip steak, one of my favorites. The problem with this place is the take out. I have ordered take out 4 times, and they always manage to screw it up. I have large orders, for 6 people, and we are either missing side dishes, or a tri-tip, it got annoying so I do... More 

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Ventura, California
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

WE don't go that often because it is not cheaop, But the food is amazing. Go for lunch rather than dinner to get great food at better prices. Fun place, always a line at weekends so go early, bring a book! LOL Can't fault it otherwise, Ventura is happy to have this restaurant. Perfect place to celebrate big moments...

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Fullerton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Would Ranch has some great lunch options here. They also serve those yummy garlic rolls which are to die for. Lunch was quick and service was great and another fantastic meal at Wood Ranch.

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Thank RockNCreekGirl
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered tri-tip which was waaaaay over cooked (dry and leathery), backed potato had a greasy over-salted exterior, roasted veggies were so-so, and rice was dry and hard. This was not a good value at any price. We sat near the kitchen and there was a putrid smell mixed with restroom deodorizer which I never want to smell again. The only... More 

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Thank OneOrchidLover
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is good and their homemade BBQ sauce at each table is fabulous. The service is great -- always attentive to your needs. Eating there a few times, the lunch menu has nice choices along with a fresh salad that is very interesting with bits of corn off the cob and sliced cherry tomatoes, and varied sides to accompany... More 

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Thank Roy G
Santa Barbara, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is our neighborhood place, we love it. Good food, good service, beautiful environment and decor. We love Kimi at the bar! Meaning, eat at the bar.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-620-4500
Description
VENTURA RESTAURANT: DINING, CATERING, TAKE-OUT AND GIFT CARDS Choose Wood Ranch for Superb Dining at Moderate Prices. Among Ventura restaurants, Wood Ranch stands out as a great American restaurant, serving savory steaks , our nationally renowned Tri-Tip, as well as our highly praised chicken and fresh fish. We are also nationally recognized for our Kids' Menu, salads, appetizers, desserts, as well as our full-service bar.

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