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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
Today
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
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    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
Most recent review
Fun Place

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
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kailua, Hawaii
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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

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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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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Ventura, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you want some solid food, try this place. Their steaks are great and so are their sandwiches. The service is excellent and the seats are soft.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

A really nice place with good food and a friendly, knowledgeable bartender. Although they have a few tables outside, inside is the place to be. It's an old building with great character and the huge serving vats behind the bar add to the setting. The wings were delicious and they have some very good beers. As with most breweries, the... More 

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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?