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The Tavern

) #103 of 344 Restaurants in Ventura $$ - $$$ Bar, American, Pub
211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001-2717
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Nov 2016
“House party meets beautiful bar”
22 Sep 2016
“Highlight of our Trip!”
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Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001-2717
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Just wow! Grab a cocktail and explore all the rooms and backyard to this gorgeous bar. You don't want to miss this beautiful house filled with delicious cocktails. I recommend the skinny Brazilian! Enjoy!

Thank sarahbhen
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went to the Tavern because of some of the other reviews. What a great place! We loved the ambience. Popular with the locals. We really enjoyed our food and drink. Our waitress was so great. She even gave me a complimentary drink. We will...More

Thank Karen U
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Never been to a place like this. Its a must see and experience. I guarantee you have never been to a bar like this.

Thank B S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This old ghost house, that is falling apart, is funky to be in. They use it as a Bar, with Pool tables! It's got some old spirits floating around there, for sure!

Thank maryfoxauthor
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Really good laid back atmosphere and plenty of choice of draft beers on tap. That they brew on site!!

Thank John117x
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Yes they have beer, just in bottles... Food was decent and (at Happyhour) very well priced. The Vibe was pleasant, but service was very very slow. Did I mention there was no draft beer?

Thank Tiswos
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We stopped in on a friday night for happy hour and were quite inpressed with the fare and prices. We got 4 appetizers and 8 drinks and our total was in the $50 range. What a great deal, AND the appetizers were super good. We...More

Thank Crystal K
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

A great Sunday Funday. Started with a vodka cran and pastrimi. Ended with a Pisco. Ah, memories of floating down the Amazon. All that is missing are the piranhas.

Thank jcvelis
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

Went to the Tavern for happy hour on a Friday evening around 6pm. The front bar is a delightful room with big open windows that let in the sea breeze in this pretty surf town up the coast from LA. All menu items were half...More

Thank Jmackwheels
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Definitley best place in Ventura, especially the downtown for a late night drink. Very good selection, live music, great atmosphere, what more could you ask for. They took an old house and turned the whole thing into a bar. Pretty great idea!

Thank Jeff K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Bar, American, Pub
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001-2717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura