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Brendan's

$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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495 N Ventu Park Rd, Newbury Park, CA 91320-2707
8054985050
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Ventura, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Had an awesome burger and pint at this Brendan's. I also highly suggest getting the spicy chicken avocado as a wrap, as the sourdough can be a bit much.

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Thank redhedraz
2 reviews
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Many of my family members drank and ate here during a wedding weekend. They had nothing but good things to say about the atmosphere and the food. At least 4 different groups ate there, and all reported excellent tasting food and a fun spot.

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Thank Tracy F
Newbury Park, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This place is great for Happy Hour! The food is great especially the sliders! The staff is friendly and the drinks are what they should be

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Thank Christine B
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Food was exceedingly mediocre but the decorations and atmosphere was quite fun. This is a great place to just have a beer, a snack, and listen to music but go for dinner some place else.

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Thank David D
Brisbane
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125 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We ate here after a big day of sight seeing (we were staying at the hotel attached - Palm Garden hotel). The bar staff were attentive, and able to offer assistance with drink types or meal requests. Though the times we visited (usually 5pm to 6pm), there seemed to be more staff than customers! The food itself is fairly authentic,... More 

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Thank Daniel S
Palm Springs, California
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91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner and drinks there on Friday 9/16/16. There were 7 family members that came and went at different times, but our server was extremely attentive, friendly and professional. I had the Lamb Stew, and it was excellent. My wife and others had the Fish & Chips and Onion Rings which were likewise excellent. I had a Black &... More 

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Thank Bill H
Whitbourne
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a typical Irish themed restaurant. I had nachos with the chilli removed (not eating meat, there was not a whole lot of choice). Waiter was friendly and the food good for what it is (standard Irish-American pub fare). Gets very busy and has a good ambience.

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Thank Raj S
Los Angeles, CA
1 review
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Don't miss this great food, service and love that Smithwicks! This place is a beehive of young, old and in between sets. At the same time, it has a unique family atmosmphere, that spreads out the welcome mat for one and all. Try the lamb shank, it will be the feast you have been looking for. For dessert, start with... More 

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Thank DeaconBilly
Newbury Park, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016

When this location first opened, my husband and I thought we would give it a try. We have had nothing but bad experience's pretty much every time. From the completely inattentive bar staf, to the constant rotation of staff in general, to the mediocre food and bad pours of any sort of drinks. There was a time when there were... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016

the venue gets very busy after about 10pm , we were there on a Saturday night and finished our meal around this time when many local young people attended for a night out.

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Thank Susan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 N Ventu Park Rd, Newbury Park, CA 91320-2707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Newbury Park
  • Phone Number: 8054985050

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