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4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003
805-642-9449
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Wine Bar

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  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Cave - consistently delightful wines and dinner

We have visited this site a few times; we enjoy the setting and the choices of wine. (You can purchase bottles in the adjacent store). They have a limited dinner selection, and it works fine for us. It does get very busy at times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
palmercottage
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Torrance, California
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Torrance, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have visited this site a few times; we enjoy the setting and the choices of wine. (You can purchase bottles in the adjacent store). They have a limited dinner selection, and it works fine for us. It does get very busy at times.

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Santa Barbara CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Here you are or become your own wine expert with beautifully plated and cheerfully served small servings of creative foods to go along with. Ate my first marigold in a spectacular banana bread pudding. They know what they're doing. An extensive selection of wines and beers cleverly dispensed. Easy ample parking. A quiet area. The night we were there there... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Yes there is a room cave like stuco walls dark ect.. cheesy but thats ok. But what lurks in the cave are snobby rude staff wich is not ok. This places could be a unique fun place to bring you friends, but I think the staff thinks by being rude they are making the place seem more classy. It reminds... More 

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Goleta, California
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Came here after a long seminar this evening. It's located in a rather strange area that looks like light industrial businesses. Entrance is through the wine store which has an excellent selection. You get a card which you load with money and then you can choose tastings of various sizes from a good selection of wines. Food is ordered and... More 

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Camarillo, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent food, and wide variety of wine's at a reasonable price. Loved the ambience awesome experience.

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

This place is a wine store that has a tasting room and a kitchen. It is the best place around for expert advise on wine and Good Food to pair it with. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. Don't buy wine anywhere else before you check this place out.

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Moorpark, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805-642-9449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Wine Bar
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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