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Barrelhouse 101

$$ - $$$American, ,
545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-643-0906
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
“truffle fries” (4 reviews)
“chicharrones” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on way from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica. The name of the restaurant says it all. 101 beers on tap and paddles for sampling available. Waitress was very knowledgeable about selections. Nice menu and everything we tried we liked. A lot of...More

Thank Crosby66
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went in and sat at the bar, blown away by the 101 choices of beers. Stuck with a selection of beer brewed locally (CA) and after a pint, I went with a 'make your own' flight. Every selection was tasty! Ordered the tacos and got...More

Thank Virtiualj2
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Make no mistake about it - Barrelhouse 101 is all about beer. And a LOT of beer: 101 beers on tap, to be exact. Stopped in for a few during Monday Night Football - they have a massive television that's perfect for sports. Good food,...More

Thank rdooz
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Stopped in on our walk to a restaurant on a Tuesday and discovered they had a special every Tuesday where they pick two kegs and beers are only $2 until they're empty. I had a flight of 3 different reds/ambers and my wife got a...More

Thank DaveL62
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great primarily local place but all welcome. Service and food is fantastic. Yes they have that many beers and ALL varieties. Don't miss this if in town

Thank surfbax
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One of Ventura's favorite pubs/"drinking establishments". If you can't find a couple of different brews here you can get into...you might as well give up drinking beer. They have more choices in beers than anywhere else in town. They serve great meals and have big...More

Thank Mushu5
Joby Y, Owner at Barrelhouse 101, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Wow, thank you for your wonderful review Mushu. We really appreciate it, and hope that we will see you back at BH101 again soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

They keep 101 beers on tap. Shouldn't be hard to find some you like. Also the food is good, above average for this sort of establishment. A cool place to go with other beer drinkers. Prices are average as is the service.

Thank rayandgabby
Reviewed 9 July 2017

There are so many choices & types of beer at this place it is unreal! Servers are very friendly & helpful in choosing a draft. I tried a sampler of 4 dark beers & all were good. My husband likes IPA's & the 3 he...More

Thank oswegolinda
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Staying in Camarillo and drove to Ventura to hit the beach. Saw some good reviews for Barrelhouse and it was just across the street from the pier. Tons of beer options ( all most too many) and tried a flight but then I stuck with...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great place with lots of atmosphere,good menu and really on the ball staff.The chick n wings were historic..need the recipe.

Thank GGCag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-0906
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Calling all beer connoisseurs! Are you on the hunt for a craft beer or micro brew that you just can't seem to find in SoCal? Do you need an outstanding meal to pair with your beer of choice? Then head to Barrelhouse 101 in Ventura! We have over one hundred craft beers and micro brews on our tap wall, an exceptional menu of high quality American cuisine, and some of the friendliest staff in town that are eager to find the perfect beer for your palette. Want to learn more about one of the beers we have on tap? Feel free to ask our bartenders for more information, or head to our website and check out our 'Beer List' tab. We've partnered with TapHunter to provide our guests with the most detailed descriptions of all the beers we offer. Just click on the name of the beer you're interested in to find out more! Barrelhouse 101 is proud of our impressive menu, featuring a wide selection of high quality burgers, wings, sandwiches, and more that are made fresh daily using top notch ingredients. Planning a party and need a place the whole family can enjoy? Book your event at Barrelhouse 101! We have a beautiful banquet room that can comfortably seat up to 40 people -- perfect for any graduation celebration, wedding rehearsal dinner, or birthday party. Whether you're in the mood for some great food, an eclectic craft beer, or a perfect combination of the two, Barrelhouse 101 is the place to be. We're looking forward to serving you!
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