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Anacapa Brewing Company

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American, Brew Pub, Grill
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472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
(805) 643-BEER
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Good food, good service and fun people watching. Great to watch sports..Beer is decent. Bloody Marys very good:) Bring a sweater..it was cold in there:)

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Kailua, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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sandpoint, id
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

wonderful information and service from Victoria who was tending bar and waiting on us. she was very knowledgeable about the interesting beers brewed here. she was patient with one of our party who was a craft beer neophyte and in fact converted her to a craft beer fan.the food was very good and we had a great time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Sampled many beers here and my absolute favorite was the monkeyfist IPA. If you love a strong, bitter beer, this beer is for you! Also, dont follow the ibu on beers, i personally think it is an inaccurate scale, try it for yourself!

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Kailua, Hawaii
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97 reviews 97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Good food, good service and fun people watching. Great to watch sports..Beer is decent. Bloody Marys very good:) Bring a sweater..it was cold in there:)

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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118 reviews 118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The pizza is really good. They have great brewed beer. They have several kinds available each week based on what is ready. The service was fantastic and the atmosphere was nice.

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CA
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38 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stopped at Anacapa Brewing while wondering around downtown Ventura. Well worth the stop. Friendly staff. Great burgers and Mac n cheese. And don't let the strange sounding Szechwan Vinaigrette put you off. I wanted to try it but my wife was apprehensive so the waitress brought us some on the side and I had to fight my wife for it.... More 

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Quartz Hill, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Started out the day in Camarillo, made it out to Ventura. Perfect beach weather so we stopped into Anacapa Brewing for some lunch and some suds. The house brews were all excellent and I had a pesto chicken sandwich which was awesome! Everyone else in my group had excellent food!

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california
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went here for a late lunch with two friends. The waitress was at our table within two minutes. I requested a taste of two brews - no problem. Chose one of the IPA's - the red was a bit heavy for me - for lunch anyway. Between the three of us, we ordered a vegie sandwich, BLT and ahi flautas.... More 

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Ventura, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love this place for a relaxing meal. The outside tables are great for people watching. I always love their salad selections and wine while my partner always enjoys their excellent beers and Happy Hour.

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Halifax, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Ideal for casual relaxing meal and beer tasting. The staff was very friendly and helpful with beer samples and their knowledge of the brew. Food was good and it has a very comfortable atmosphere. We will return.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Every time I go to ABC, I try to order something else, but I always get the turkey, Brie and cranberry relish sandwich. It's that good. This restaurant is in a good location on Main Street in downtown Ventura and they have covered outdoor dining out front. They also have onsite brewed and local beers.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: (805) 643-BEER

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Brew Pub, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?