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Barrel 33

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Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA
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Dining options: Dinner
Description: Owned by same owner as Barrel 33 in Ojai.

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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
Ventura Wine & Small Plate...Great Little Hole In the Wall

Great Little Hole In the Wall. Had a GroupOn for wine and cheese plate, and made a wonderful discovery in this little gem. Delicious wine selection. I have had much better cheese plates, but the pasta was very delicious, as was the pizza! We have moved out of the area, but if we go back for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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176 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great Little Hole In the Wall. Had a GroupOn for wine and cheese plate, and made a wonderful discovery in this little gem. Delicious wine selection. I have had much better cheese plates, but the pasta was very delicious, as was the pizza! We have moved out of the area, but if we go back for a visit we would... More 

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Long Beach
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155 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We heard great things about this place so hunted it down while here for one evening. We walked from the Marriott, the place was empty at 6pm on a Saturday night, I was a bit concerned, but we sat out in their patio and enjoyed some good wine paired with some of the best personal pizzas I've ever had. The... More 

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Ventura
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The beers are fun and the sidewalk atmosphere is super social. The food however, is greasy and heavily breaded. Not my kind of food.

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Denver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is purely awesome - it's small, charming, and really cozy. The indoor seating is great, but go for the outdoor patio if the weather is good - it's tucked away from the road next door and it feels like you're somewhere in France or Italy. The deck is really well maintained and clean and the greenery around adds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

With a euro owner- Can't help but feel like your in a wine bar down a cobblestone street nestled in Italy or France N'est pas? Norbert ,33's charismatic owner, Is full of charm and devilish humor Highly knowledged in the art of good wine, you couldn't ask for a better host. The bar is small and cozy And a perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The wine and food are incredible. Small plates, perfect for a date or night out. Staff make sure your night is well taken care of. Don't pass it up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went here for dinner with friends. The service was great, the atmosphere cozy, and the food was delicious and reasonably priced. Great wine selection.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Picture sitting outside in an enclosed court yard sipping wine under the stars. Noshing on some nice light pizza's all the while laughing with friends. This place is great.! Hidden in plain view in downtown Ventura it is an oasis of cool. There is a small inside bar with deep alcoves than you can disappear into as well as a... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I've visited Barrel 33 on several occasions. I appreciate the service, the nice choices of wine, by the glass or bottle, and the food menu. It's a nice place for a romantic, or quiet few hrs. The indoor area is smaller and intimate. I recommend it for these reasons.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We go here on a weekly basis for date night and it is always a great experience. Super great service, great food and wines! Had my birthday party here and they did an exceptional job- we rented out the patio and had a wine tasting party! The owner and staff are awesome and the atmosphere is great! We have referred... More 

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Address: Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

Owned by same owner as Barrel 33 in Ojai.

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