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2753 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003
805 643-2700
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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Always get a great meal here. Service is great and seafood entrees are done well. We always come here when in Ventura. Love the shrimp tacos and hubby loves the fact that they can do any burrito Chimi style

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sheila C
Bellingham, United States
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  • Families with children
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Tucson Az, United States
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken here for dinner by my niece. We each had the combination plates with one taco and one enchilada which included a regular salad. Everything was fresh and very good, but not too spicy.

Thank Charles F
Bellingham, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always get a great meal here. Service is great and seafood entrees are done well. We always come here when in Ventura. Love the shrimp tacos and hubby loves the fact that they can do any burrito Chimi style

Thank Sheila C
Los Angeles, California
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137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This place is an old local favorite for basic traditional Mexican food. It's a good place for a birthday celebration.

Thank OneOrchidLover
Ventura County West, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

I have lived in Ventura most of my life & Yolanda's has always been an institution of Mexican food here in town. It is a place that we eat at fairly regularly. Recently my husband & I made some new friends that live next door to the Yolanda's in Oxnard, so we had been there for a few meals. One... More 

Thank 805TravelWife
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Yolanda's is a fixture in Ventura! The Ventura location is by far my most favorite. Chicken fajitas are the bomb. Many of the servers have been there for decades so they are knowledgable on the menu. Great brunch buffet. It's a must visit.

Thank J S
Santa Barbara, CA
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

For years, I like to eat at Yolanda's mainly because of the buffet lunch - it was good and very reasonable. I heard there were new owners awhile back and unfortunately the food quality has gone downhill in the last year. The buffet doesn't have a good variety, including the salad bar part, which is now just iceberg lettuce. The... More 

Thank ohana
Ventura, California
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115 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Yolanda's has been here as long as I have, and that's quite awhile. There's a good reason for it's longevity; they serve excellent Mexican food at very reasonable prices. And their Margaritas are great! The dining area is colorful and attractive, the servers are friendly and attentive, and the bar is lively in the evening. Don't miss their Albondigas soup,... More 

Thank DonaldYokum
Huntington Beach, California
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355 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The food was excellent. I would give it a first place award. The portions are huge. The arroz con pollo was excellent. It was made with shredded white meat chicken. The carnitas veracruz was excellent with tender pork. The dinners come with a large salad. The prices were very reasonable. The chicken was $13.45 and the pork $14.45. The service... More 

Thank charles6346
Fresno, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Needed some street tacos after some drinking and couldn't find anything so we stopped here, not the place for us, food was bland, expensive, salsa was store bought

Thank jjsaldanas
Ventura, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Yolanda's in Ventura is our go-to Mexican restaurant. We have enjoyed everything we've ordered on the menu, but my favorites are the flautas and the margaritas. Every time we go in we are welcomed by the staff and our favorite server, Ashley. Would recommend to anyone!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2753 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805 643-2700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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