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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
+1 805-620-4500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“tri tip” (26 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to eat here because I have enjoyed meals at other Wood Ranch locations. Unfortunately, this site did not live up to the others I have visited. We were seated in the bar and while our server was attentive in taking our order, it was...More

Thank brianbV616VD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a winner. I could live off the buttery garlic rolls they bring you before your meal! My favorites here are the Nicole salad and the Buckeye burger which is a gigantic barbecue bacon cheeseburger & I don’t even allow myself to feed guilty about...More

Thank karenalyssa
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Consistently good food. fair prices. Only problem is the fact that this restaurant is generally crowded so best if one can find a seat at the bar

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A good sit down restaurant that has a menu that will rock is Wood Ranch in Ventura. Their seasoned meat is incredibly good and at a good price. Several writers and myself want a great meal , Wood Ranch BBQ was the place and the...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Wood Ranch with friends on a Saturday night-little bit of a wait (they don't take reservations), but excellent dinner as well as the service. Ribs or burgers-delicious!

Thank walkero2016
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The family stopped in at the end of our family vacation after driving for many hours. We were tired and hungry. We picked the place entirely at random without doing any research. The inside was clean, cool, and smelled great. We order from a wonderful...More

Thank JohnFromSantaClara
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Some of the best bbq I've tasted in awhile. Meat was tender, moist and just the right amount of fire and sauce. We had a combo with babyback ribs, fire roasted chicken, pulled pork and tri tip. The salad was an excellent blend of veggies...More

Thank nnorbur
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very nice low light wood décor with friendly staff. dining areas had plenty of space-no rubbing elbows here! I had the bbq half chicken and it was nice and juicy-not dry at all, the sauce however was sweet and sort of bland. Everyone just loved...More

Thank terry k
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Everything here was perfect, the service, the ambiance and the food!! We were seated by a lovely young girl with a big smile. Ryan was our waiter and he was fantastic!!! He was knowledgeable about the menu and was attentive without being intrusive while we...More

Thank Zekesgirl
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visit Ventura every year, and this is the second time we have eaten at this restaurant, food is always better than average large portions at a fair price, staff is attentive to your needs

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-620-4500
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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