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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

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3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003
805.620.4500
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Watch what you order

Took the family out for Sunday dinner. Four adults and three children. The service was good and the adult main dishes were plentiful and tasty. You need to watch out when you order the children's cheese burgers. They are basically sliders from the main menu, which is fine, but we good two very rare... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
archietek52
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food is truly wonderful! From the barbecue meats to the side dishes, everything is spot-on! We always come to Wood Ranch when we're in town, sometimes twice because it may be awhile till we get back. Service is great, food is plentiful and delicious!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We showed up at prime busy time, there was a crowd, we had a short wait. Waitress very nice, lots of bus persons, kinda like wait Ninjas, very efficient, family friendly. Portions large, lots of folks taking a bag home. Delicious, fun date night

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Downey, California
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I sat at the bar, which also serves a full menu. I couldn't ask for better bartenders. They both were great and complimented each other. They made me feel like a friend or a regular. The food was great and served right on time. I plan on returning very soon.

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had never been to one of these before, did not know it was a chain. We try to go to local restaurants when we travel, so this was a chance we took based on other reviews. We were seated right away, restaurant was about 80% full. Appetizer choices were limited so we skipped that. That being said, the food came... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Took the family out for Sunday dinner. Four adults and three children. The service was good and the adult main dishes were plentiful and tasty. You need to watch out when you order the children's cheese burgers. They are basically sliders from the main menu, which is fine, but we good two very rare burgers. You would think that a... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was so good we changed our plans and went again a second time. The ribs were delightful, the burgers were yummy, and the chicken was fabulous. We are already looking forward to traveling there again if only to eat there.

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Oxnard, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The place was nice and service was good. However, the wait can be very, very, very long. Their policy is no reservations for parties of less than seven guest on Fridays and Saturdays. The first time we went we waited and decided that we would stay since it was late. When we decided to leave after 55 minutes they finally... More 

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Missoula, Montana, United States
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

After a half dozen visits, I'm a fair judge of this great restaurant. You usually have to wait, but not longer than a half glass of good red at the long bar...and they've got the vibrators so put them in your pocket and you'll jump up as if snakebit when summoned for your table. :-) The steaks, ribs, etc. are... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

OK, so it's a chain restaurant - but so what? The interior I love - booths which are always great, wooden beams, a separate bar area - I love the ambience and visiting with friends or a casual "date night". The food really is a great - a fabulous selection with massive, American sized portions. I've had the pulled pork... More 

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Nuevo, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

This was my first visit to a Wood Ranch BBQ. The atmosphere is low lit and subdued so it would be a nice place for a romantic dinner. The menu selection was good, and they have a fairly robust gluten free section upon request. The food portions were very good size and all in my party had difficulty finishing everything.... More 

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Additional Information about Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

Address: 3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003
Phone Number: 805.620.4500
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805.620.4500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?