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Yolanda's

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2753 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003
805 643-2700
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
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

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
Michele M
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Palmdale, CA
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8 reviews
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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.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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32 reviews
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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 

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Ventura, California
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87 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

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Huntington Beach, California
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 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 

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Fresno, California
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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

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Ventura, California
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3 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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Downey, California
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was driving around looking for a place to eat and came upon Yolanda's. I was your average Mexican place. The for was okay and the service was okay too. I had the carne asada w/ chili rellenos. The chili rellenos was pretty good.Nothing to write home about

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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79 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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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
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?