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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

) #24 of 352 Restaurants in Ventura $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
+1 805-620-4500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (26 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our Canadian visitor to the beach in Ventura. On our way home we stopped here for a mid-day meal. Being a holiday weekend it was busy but the wit was very short. Our friendly server Sara showed right up and took drink orders. We...More

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...More

Thank dmc50
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...More

Thank Jedimasterkush
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...More

Thank jb12323
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.

Thank allen q
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...More

Thank datagram314
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...More

Thank Robin S
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.

Thank RockNCreekGirl
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...More

Thank OneOrchidLover
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...More

Thank Roy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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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