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The Cave

) #31 of 349 Restaurants in Ventura $$ - $$$ American,
4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003-7736
+1 805-642-9449
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (4 reviews)
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“filet mignon” (3 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003-7736
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

From table top wine dispensers so you pay as you go, to some of the best and most creative food in town you can't go wrong here! I know when I'm back in town I will be eating here again! Everything we had was amazing....More

Thank thelunchlady
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The Cave is a classy, delicious night spot best suited for a romantic evening out with your significant other or with a group of adult friends. Enjoy delicious small offerings, and pair them with the numerous wines on tap. Last night we enjoyed braised ice...More

Thank CAWildbill
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Loved this place. It is attached to Ventura Wine. The atmosphere is cozy and classy. You get a card which can be loaded with any amount of $ you choose. They have several podiums which have several wine selections. You can purchase 1, 3 or...More

1  Thank Rollingst1
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The young chef creates unique & tasty small bites which we devoured. I did not know we could make reservations for parties of 6 or more. The website stated no reservations. The restaurant was crowded so we were seated in the area off the kitchen....More

Thank Traveler-Sachi
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A group of us went to the cave on Saturday night and were thoroughly impressed not only by the wine selection but the food was fabulous. This is a quaint spot in the back of a wine store that offers a superb selection of wines...More

1  Thank jdhur65
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My friend recommended that we meet here for dinner. What a great experience. The unassuming entry of the wine shop hides the gem of a restaurant in back. I love the self serve wine tasting and the food is delicious. Their latest special of a...More

Thank beachloversx2
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went here with friends and found the whole thing a bit confusing. You have to buy a "wine card" in order to swipe the card for your chosen wine....in my opinion it was all very expensive. Small plates for large prices.....

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Went on Saturday night. The place was packed..as usual. We had to wait 20 minutes for our table (after 9) but it was all worth the wait. The place is inside a wine store, looks like a cave with great energy. You can choose your...More

Thank Elie C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I was going to retire this summer and had to be near home to make certain my paperwork was in order. Usually my husband and I go away to celebrate our birthdays and anniversary. He did not want to do a staycation. So we traveled...More

Thank 300carenr
Reviewed 22 May 2016

It may not look like much on the outside, but inside, you feel like you're in a cave. They have these cool fountains for wine, kinda like a soda fountain. Their small plates were delicious. Get the scallops dish.

Thank Tina N
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003-7736
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-642-9449
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