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2753 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003
805 643-2700
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Ranked #99 of 385 Restaurants in Ventura
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I have lived in Ohio, Colorado, California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon, and I have traveled to 45 of our beautiful states, often entertaining customers; often just seeking great restaurants wherever I went. My restaurant reviews are based upon those living and travel experiences, and I am going to stick with my very outrageous Title for this review, and say again,... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

traveling to Santa Barbara Ca. we decided to stop in Ventura (btw) nice little town, we want to go back and walk the main street, and grab lunch along there next trip north. I found Yolanda's on yelp sounded okay so we stopped. Large building, many people dining for a Friday afternoon. Food was okay, typical Mexican food, very filling... More 

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Palmdale, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were visiting Ventura for a wedding and my daughter wanted Mexican food. She looked up restaurants in the area and found the Yolanda's was close and had good reviews. This restaurant has good food. The service was excellent. I would definitely eat there again the next time I am in Ventura.

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Southern California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Another great meal at you Yolanda's. We went to Yolanda's to celebrate our 40th anniversary with our family. We had reservations and our table was ready when we arrived. The drinks were quickly served and were as excellent as usual. While there were only eight of us, the server had some difficulty in keeping our orders straight. Everyone commented on... More 

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Ventura, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Yolanda's is a great place for everything. Date night, family dinner with the kids, huge parties and even a Wedding rehearsal dinner like I had. Service is good and food is always great. We can also count on never waiting long, unless you go on Cinco de Mayo.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We absolutely loved the food, service, and atmosphere. This is a place that we will come back again and again.. The potions are big and the flavor was amazing. Margaritas were awesome!

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Southern California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We try to eat at Yolanda's whenever we are in the area. Their Chili relleno and tamales are some of the best I have had in the past 30 years. My wife loves their salads and we both love the margaritas. This past visit was the first time I tried the lunch buffet and it was wonderful. There was a... More 

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Santa Paula, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Very large and quiet restaurant, nice ambiance, with solicitous service. Our food was ordered and arrived quickly around noon. My wife liked her chili verde, but it was "very mild nothing special." I had a combo plate w/taco and tamale. Both were fine, as were the nondescript rice and beans. In my judgment there was nothing to distinguish this food.... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My family has been going to Yolandas for around 16 years, and for the past two to three years, I have become increasingly disappointed at the quality of the food that is being served at exorbitant prices. The proverbial straw for me was last week, when I tried the special - Margarita Chicken. This was a "chicken breast" topped with... More 

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Missoula, Montana, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great bar, good margaritas, lots of food for the money...it always covers the plate. I grew up in Southern California and have visited Mexico many times. This is not classic Mexican, but is classic gringo Mexican, which I guess you have to do if you want to please all. I've never been sorry I went to Yolanda's in Ventura or... More 

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Additional Information about Yolanda's

Address: 2753 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003
Phone Number: 805 643-2700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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