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Ventura's

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Mexican, Southwestern
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7742 W Bancroft St, Toledo, OH 43617-1606
+1 419-841-7523
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
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Toledo
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116 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The past two times I was here I didn't think I was going back. This time however was huge improvement! We actually had a table in the bar area. On top of that they have waitress service in the bar. Finally! (At least that I've experienced.) Some of my friends already had a table and the waitress came over right... More 

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Thank kathybruceToledo
Management response:

Thank you Kathy for not only giving Ventura's another try, but also for your lovely review! More 

Toledo, Ohio
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Arrived at Ventura's early for a business meeting that lasted into the night. The Raz Eye Margaritas are great and the beers are cold. Our waitress was very nice and accommodating. All the food and appetizers we order were delicious. We will be back again.

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Thank Gradwohl28
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Thank you Gradwohl! More 

Toledo, Ohio
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Foursome for a pre-holiday dinner. We were a but disappointed in the amount of lettuce/salad that accompanied the super all beef burritos. The amount on each plate was barely enough to fit on a teaspoon. Not sure if the kitchen was running low on lettuce and tomatoes but it would have been better to forego any vegetables.

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1 Thank Paul T
Hollywood, Florida
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196 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great margaritas, wonderful place to enjoy friends, drinks and snacks. Food is traditional Mexican, OK. But go for the fun, the drinks & camaraderie! It's a fun atmosphere! Enjoy you friends.... you won't care about the food.

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1 Thank Carolyn M
Toledo, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This place has the best Mexican food! The decor is O.K. The cleanliness needs a little work. I have been going here for years. The summertime they leave the back screen door open and I cannot imagine how many flies get into the kitchen.

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Thank Q4792JRdenisem
Ottawa Hills, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The last several months the service has been deplorable. I have been coming here for years (30 or more) and now I won't return anytime soon. The food is the same, but by the time you receive it, it is cold. I go up to the bar to get my own drinks, as the waitress never brings it. Many of... More 

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3 Thank Jeannelle H
Sylvania, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

There were six of us, and we were celebrating a birthday dinner for my brother. Everyone was excited to have a meal as we had been there so many times before. The server had a bit of an attitude when the gals wanted a stirring straw for their half n half margarita. Jessica said they only give one straw per... More 

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2 Thank Debra S
Sylvania, Ohio
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My favorite mexican restaurant. The food is awesome. Been going to this restaurant since the beginning of time.

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Thank granmamicham
Monclova, Ohio
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was my only second trip this year to Ventura's (previously once per week or so) due to poor service. This month it was by far the worst service I ever had anywhere. It was so bad that one of my friends left after getting the first drink. The rest of us made through. The margarita mix was changed -... More 

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1 Thank Helena B
Perrysburg, Ohio
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433 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Knowone cares..... you need to ask for chips /salsa more drinks and ordering food . Slow sevice bartenders are so so they simply don't want to be there, sad ! Chicken fagitas too spicy yikes ! Average / Tired it's small the potion is sooo small compaired to El Vequera

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1 Thank ShuGirl6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7742 W Bancroft St, Toledo, OH 43617-1606
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: +1 419-841-7523

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?