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Anacapa Brewing Company

472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
(805) 643-BEER
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Ranked #25 of 384 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Grill, Brew Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ventura, CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and I were out shopping in downtown Ventura the other day and she wanted to take me here for lunch. She has been here several times with our daughter and friends but it was my first time. I liked the design, sort of like an old time tavern, with a long bar on one side and tables on... More

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Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had never been to the Ventura area before so checked out reviews here on ta and made the stop. Great tasting burger as well as Cuban Sandwich. Loved the spice on the fries. Beer was just as good as was the service.

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Ventura, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The fish tacos at Happy Hour are one of the best buys in tow, Couple that with a handcrafter beer and you have an excellent early dinner at a fantastic price.

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Orange County,California,United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Although it has been awhile since my previous visit. Although the food was good, the beer and the service were suspect. Once one of the front runners of the craft beer movement, they have been passed by better breweries.

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Ventura, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Some may disagree but I think Anacapa serves the best burger at a Ventura sit-down restaurant (I'm still debating if it's better than The Habit). Also has good pizzas and sandwiches, though, I'd stay away from the steak. Cute, smaller spot with exposed brick walls and a selection of about 8-10 local microbrews. Very small wine selection. Great Main Street... More

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our server, Chantal, was awesome. She made great recommendations, was very attentive, but not intrusive, polite, friendly, accurate, and delivered the check at the end of the meal without a wait. The food was pretty good for a pub. I had the Cobb salad and my friend had the Filet Medallions. Both were very good. The atmosphere was predictably loud,... More

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Murrieta, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I came in for dinner last Saturday night. Main Street was less crowded than we'd expected for a Saturday night in July but the place we wanted had a huge wait, so we ended up here. Great find! My husband loved the beer selection, and we both really enjoyed our dinner (I had pulled pork, which was... More

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No. VA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family had an early dinner here last weekend. We tried the beer flights and enjoyed tasting several of the house brewed beers. (Did not care for the sour beer!) Our table had three burgers and one salad. All of the food was very good, just fairly predictable. My salad was called a Louisiana Chicken Salad. I enjoyed it very... More

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Miami, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A local cop recommended this place. It's a small brewery and cafe. The beer was excellent. They'll describe all the selections in detail for you. The food was also great and the prices were really good. Very friendly atmosphere.

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illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stopped by for lunch knowing that our husbands would love the beer (and they did)! My sister and I both had the salmon teriyaki salad and our husbands had the pulled pork. Both were very good, but the salad was a bit salty. The portion of salmon was really large and cooked perfectly. The pulled pork was good, especially... More

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