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Dargans Irish Pub & Restaurant

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593 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2628
805-648-3001
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch

Great lunch time with the family. Good menu choices even for the grandkids. Corned beef was very tender. Service was great. Love the decor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
archietek52
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Great lunch time with the family. Good menu choices even for the grandkids. Corned beef was very tender. Service was great. Love the decor.

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Camino
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I had the Reuben Sandwich & it was the best Reuben I've ever had. My husband had the Pot Roast and says it was absolutely delicious. We shared the bread pudding for dessert and it was different than most bread pudding, but good. The service was exceptional. We never waited a second for drink or coffee refills. Our server, Nikki,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This place has the best Fish Sandwich and It came with rice pilaf & salad ! Series I get their mac@cheese instead of rice or potatoes. The atmosphere is always super clean and I can go solo and watch their many TV shows while eating.

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Ventura, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Dargan's in downtown Ventura is one of our favorite places to eat. The fish and chips are outstanding. The harp batter around the Alaskan Cod is light and crunchy. The fish is tasty and mild. The "chips" were excellent - perfectly cooked and lightly salted. I do wish I had gotten the Harp better onion rings as the server said... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I got the reuben and it was one of the best reubens i have had. I also tried the steak sandwich with leek and potato soup and it was just as good!

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Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I am totally bias on this one...I know these guys, I know them well, I also know that I love their bangers and mash, Their Irish Breakfast, and most of all their Irish Whiskey!!! There are two of these places, the first one, well the first one in the States, that is, is in Santa Barbara, CA and then this... More 

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Los Angeles
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went in to this place with my daughter to order some steak dinners. The "chef" botched the order not once, but twice. The first time, after he burned the meat almost beyond recognition, he made the excuse that he had "misunderstood" how the steak was to be cooked. The second time, he stated that he had in fact cooked... More 

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Quartz Hill, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Came in with my group for after dinner drinks... My mom ordered a Killian's Red and my dad and I ordered a Murphy's. Our server looked at us like we were speaking Greek. She had never heard of those two beers and said they did not carry them. I pointed out the tin signs of each beer posted on the... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I'm a big fan of Dargan's in Santa Barbara, and to be perfectly honest, I like the Santa Barbara Dargan's a bit better than this one. But the Ventura Dargan's is great, it's comfortable, good menu, properly poured Guiness, and a good location. On a weekend night it can get rowdy (young ladies dancing on table tops, spraying beer on... More 

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Moorpark, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My daughter turned me on to this place as a source of draft cider and good food. The filet is outstanding, the salads are very fresh, but the fries are so-so. Much better food than I was expecting. It was disappointing to learn on last night's visit that they no longer have draft Magners. Ambience is family-friendly and relaxed, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 593 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 805-648-3001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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