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The Cave

4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003
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Ranked #27 of 379 restaurants in Ventura
Cuisines: American
Description: Wine Bar
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Description: Wine Bar
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24 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
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Moorpark, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Excellent meal and wine to go with it. Pricing is very reasonable, the staff was attentive and genuinely caring of your service. If your looking for something different and delicious- you need to go The Cave. This was my second visit to the Cave and for the life of me I can't believe I haven't gone back sooner. They have... More

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LaGrange, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

I wish we had a place like this near us. When you go in they give you a wine glass and you use a card that you put money on to purchase tastings of different wines. They had very interesting wines to choose from. I loved being able to try one ounce of several different wines, then get a glass... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We went to the Cave as they were hosting their annual wine party...over 100 wines were featured, but while that was great, the Cave's chef had so many wonderful appetizers that they became almost a focus to the event...way too many to elaborate here, but stuffed pizza, 4 cheese macaroni, chicken skewers,...again, lost count...and all available at their restaurant during... More

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Ojai, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We happened to be in this commercial area getting our car fixed across the street & the place was recommended by the mechanic. Looks like a cave indoors....dimly lit, music playing, a very unique ambience in a commercial area. We had an excellent char-grilled hamburger on brioche roll, we also tried the chicken salad sandwich (lots of herbs...yummy). Everything is... More

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Ok, now that I got the idiots out of way listen up travelers! This is one of my most frequented local places for 2 reasons. They have incredible food and bargain basement pricing in their wine store. While you dine on food that is very fresh and hand crafted, you self serve yourself all the wine you want out of... More

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Santa Paula, CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Like an actual underground classy tasting space-small bites-killer meals Dad loves their burgers, he's a big eater I loved their small plates & had bruschetta one eve. Ouch! the wall is stucco! Oenophile alert-here is list of what we enjoyed: Meiomi Pinot noir A+ Stark Raving Red B-. Only because I had the speedy M wine first. Servers will help... More

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ventura, california
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Charming small quaint place... Trying the different wine's is a great way to increase your knowledge of wine...

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Santa Monica, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Great atmosphere, food is always good, lots of choices. We've gone to dinner there with just the two of us and then we've gone with a party of 12. Fun and delicious every time. The secret is the wine store next door. Great selections and a great guy to help you make smart choices. Highly recommend.

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So Cal
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Super inexpensive for incredible chef cuisine, and the menu changes slightly each month to keep things fresh. Along with little pizzas, their menu is comprised of their 'small plates'. These are high end cuisine items. Hub's fav is the beef filet with mashed potatoes and green beans with an incredible demi glaze, sometimes better than other times (last night it... More

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Sedona, Arizona
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242 reviews 242 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Food was good and is an important aspect to include in your time at this wine tasting, otherwise you would just guzzle a 1, 3 , or 5 ounce of wine and not as much fun.

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