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Social Tap

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1105 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3848
+1 805-667-8485
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Tracy, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The food was good. Nice atmosphere. Great service. Had a 10% discount card, so that helped a little.

Thank Elizabeth N
Ventura County Coast, California
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We've been here multiple times over the past 18 months and it's been a bit uneven. At one point December 2015 we waited 45 minutes for food that never came and ended up leaving without eating. BUT our most recent visit for a burger and chilaquiles on a Sunday morning did not disappoint. Typical brew pub with many TV screens... More 

Florence, Oregon
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233 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were only here for drinks. Several interesting local craft beer choices were on tap. Very trendy brewpub hangout. Very clean and nice looking place. Attracts both locals and tourists. Nice for people who like less crowded places. Service excellent.

Thank 651Eddie
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Really good Very nice dog friendly patio Good menu, fresh great food and good value. I don't do mimosas or Bloody Mary but seamed popular Super location starting or ending the beach walk Highly recommend!

Thank Linda C
Visalia, California
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've been to this place for drinks, dinner and breakfast and I've been impressed with the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff each time. I would gladly return and likely will when I'm next in Ventura.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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103 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We accompanied friends (who are locals) to Social Tap for an informal meal together. We were happy to find out that it was still happy hour when we arrived. We enjoyed the good food, good beer selection and the overall vibe of the place. Our friends said it was their "go-to" local place (within walking distance of their home), and... More 

Thank 590jvoss1
Ventura, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food is always good here. The staff is knowledgeable about the different beer selections. It would be nice if they had some more healthier food choices. Personally, I love the burgers and the filet mignon tacos! This is a very casual restaurant, but not super kid friendly. I have brought my kids here, but I usually prefer to go... More 

Thank HolleeKW
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Food is great, bar is quick, yet the kitchen is very, very, very slow. We had to wait over an hour for our food and then it was not right. The service is the best they can be knowing the slow kitchen truth. Everyone is kind, helpful and its a great place to hang out, drink and watch the game... More 

Thank HealingHabit
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

First time at Social Tap. Was absolutely impressed with the attentive service great food and relaxing atmosphere. Food was amazing and it was in a convenient location from the beach. Check it out if you are close to the beach in Ventura!

Thank Tracie W
Rancho Mirage, California, United States
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65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is the place to drink and eat at the beach. Very clean with a fun menu. Daily specials are good deals. We had Thursday's wings special. Large wings/legs with just right Buffalo sauce. Other sauces are available if you don't want heat. Good bartenders and beer selection. Drafts are reasonably priced. The crowd is mixed and everyone behaves. Short... More 

Thank Andrew T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 S Seaward Ave, Ventura, CA 93001-3848
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-667-8485
Focusing on fresh, house made food along with specialty craft cocktails and beer. Casual atmosphere with friendly staff. Family friendly.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?