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CJ's Barbecue

1708 S Victoria Ave Ste B, Ventura, CA 93003-6595
+1 805-676-1905
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  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
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“beef ribs” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“cjs” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1708 S Victoria Ave Ste B, Ventura, CA 93003-6595
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The barbecue in this restaurant is superb! So it usually the ribs but this time it was the rib tips. Oh my they were all over me delicious. But my friend ordered the grilled catfish. Catfish in California??? She gave me a taste, it was...More

Thank rehtiag
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Meaty beef ribs, mild or spicy sauce is good. Good selection of sides especially the corn bread! I have a CJs closer to me in Oxnard, but mysteriously they don’t have beef ribs in inventory??

Thank raymondj990
Reviewed 29 October 2017

What a find! We are not local to this area and a friend suggested we try CJ’s BBQ. We were not disappointed. My wife and I both had the two-meat combo of three Baby Back Ribs and one Beef Rib along with two sides. The...More

Thank Magician-on-the-go
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Passable barbecue, nothing great, did not throw it away. I had the pulled pork sandwich with a side of barbecue beans. The beans were very good. Unfortunately they were in one of the smallest side cups I have ever seen. Perhaps twice the size of...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Maybe it's because I've lived TN and northern MS, but this BBQ place should be avoided by anyone looking for real southern BBQ. It's not very good and the prices are insane for what you get. The pit master needs to take an extensive work...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Okay, we love BBQs and CJ's makes great ribs. We have eaten here several times and are always very pleased. I love the sauce, somewhat sweet, but also tangy. My husband has ordered the combo platter and he has been happy too. They serve beer...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place justs feels like you are in some small outback joint in the deep south. Their smoker occupies two whole parking spaces out in front of it and the delta blues hums from the interior sound system. But the proof of their bonafides comes...More

Thank Bradkam1
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I love the beef ribs from CJs. Really meaty and tender ribs. Comes with 2 sides and the beans are a good choice and the mac and cheese.

Thank Jones K
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ordered the try tip and pulled pork with a side order of mac & cheese. The food was delicious! It was still nice and hot when we got home :) We would definitely go again!

Thank jkgrooms
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have been going to the CJ's on Victoria for years, this place is a nice addition. Always great, no matter what you choose. Great BBQ sauces, meats are always lean and tender. Philly cheesesteak is my favorite - not cheap, but worth every penny....More

Thank Anna B
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  • Address: 1708 S Victoria Ave Ste B, Ventura, CA 93003-6595
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-676-1905
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