We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Ventana Grill

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2575 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2111
+1 805-773-0000
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,354 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 1,252: English reviews
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and it did not disappoint. We had really good cocktails and our meal was delicious. I had the El Hefe jalapeno margarita and my husband had the Manhattan. They had an entire wall of tequilas and you could get flights of different tequilas. I loved my margarita! We shared the Arrachera Steak &... More 

Thank merbonanni
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm sorry to say it was the worst fish taco I've ever had. I took the 2nd one home to doctor it up. The Halibut was moist & tender but flat with NO flavor. Salsa didn't help. The portions are generous. The fresh made flour shell was delicious, it definitely out flavored the other ingredients. Some sauce was underneath the... More 

Thank Candlsnanna
Osage Beach, Missouri
Level Contributor
67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group decided to pack a picnic lunch yesterday and head down the coast from Cambria, CA and pick out a spot to eat and whale watch. Well, we found many nice spots, but the air was crisp and the wind was blowing at 20+ mph, so we had to come up with plan B. Plan B was decided once... More 

Thank GunnerMO
Santa Barbara, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just stopped in for a drink and some food at the bar. The view was great and the food was good. When the Dinner menu time comes expect a significant increase in prices. Overall the place was nice but sometimes when you sit at the bar, there is too much information from the servers that is overheard. It wasn't a... More 

Thank Blake H
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a fabulous early dinner at the Ventana Grill on a cold and rainy evening in February. The busy friendly staff is quick to anticipate our needs without being overbearing. After a delicious Manhattan for the lady and a NA beer for myself, we thankfully split a fresh green salad and a bowl of house made chowder. The plates... More 

Thank John L
Calabasas, California
Level Contributor
33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Excellent service. And Fantastic Sunset views!! Be sure to make an advance reservation if you want to see the sunset over the ocean. We had the Mahi Mahi and Sea Bass dinners...both were wonderful. This restaurant has a Mexican-Sea food flare which includes homemade tortillas with choice of salsas. Delicious !!

Thank Jane B
Medford, Oregon
Level Contributor
38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Pismo Beach on Valentine's Day and had forgotten to make dinner reservations. We walked into Ventana Grill and even though they were busy they were able to seat us at a table with a view. Valentine's Day dinner at the Ventana Grill was excellent. The vegetable enchiladas were filled with many different vegetables and the sauce delicious.... More 

Thank Cyndi0413
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went for an early lunch here. We had a big booth overlooking the ocean with a pelican putting on a flying display. I had a coconut mojito. Yum! I was surprised by the many Mexican dishes in the menu. I chose the pork sopes. Absolutely delicious with 3 salsas and guacamole. I will be craving them... More 

Thank Retiredtraveller27
Arroyo Grande, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for anniversary dinner with my wife. The food was delicious, the view was amazing, but the dessert was the best part. Try the mud pie. It's hands down the best I've ever had.

Thank Simon L
Level Contributor
101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice restaurant, amazing views and adequate menu. Best to make a reservation to avoid a long wait. Service in the restaurant is always great, but hostesses and bartender can be a little less accommodating. I recommend the Wedge Salad and Pasta or Soup, also the seafood is generally pretty good. It is really all about the view here, best at... More 

Thank klmattocks

Travelers who viewed Ventana Grill also viewed

Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County
Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo County

Been to Ventana Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
Mexican, American, Latin, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2575 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-0000
Discover the cool, coastal world of Ventana Grill and experience our unique coastal fusion cuisine, unlike any other. With an atmosphere that channels the four elements, Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach immerses guests in the enchanting pleasures of the natural world.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ventana Grill and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Laguna Hills, California
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Ventana Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?