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Barrelhouse 101

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American, Bar
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545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Ventura, California
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I want to love this restaurant, but leave disappointed every time. Today, waited 45 minutes for the food, when it arrived saw the kitchen had made a mistake, and the server said she'd noticed the mistake but was hoping.... It would be OK. The lettuce on my salad was wilty and old. Not worth the price or frustration levels.

Thank Lizzy L
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For beer only it's still outstanding, unfortunately my fifth and final time going here for food not so much. Yes it was very crowded so we gave them a pass on the service but cmon if you make us wait 45 minutes for the food it should be good. Hmmmm the pretzel was good but that's about it. They tried... More 

Thank Ron S
Management response:

Ron, I'm so disappointed our menu hasn't been a hit with you, and I appreciate you bringing it to our attention. We're always happy to get anything corrected on the spot, but it sounds like we could've been a little more on the ball with our service as well. I can understand your resistance to join us again, but if... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect celebration dining spot after Cool Breeze Double Metric Century 125 mile bike ride). Our group was seated at a long table in the room on the street side and had the best time. Great service and Food! Lots of beverage choices and if you like IPAs, then you should be very "hoppy" LOL. We had the Smog City IPA... More 

Thank LI433
Management response:

We're so honored you chose to celebrate conquering a 125 mile bike ride at our spot! That must have been quite a journey, and we're so glad you could refuel with some good food a good brew. It's great to hear we can look forward to welcoming you back soon, and we truly appreciate you taking some time to spread... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Liked this place enough to eat here twice during our stay. Despite the fact that our appetizer didn't arrive the first time we dined, we came back for appetizers the next day...there was a Pokestop near by, so the Pokemon were hoppin!

Thank Laura R
Management response:

Laura, we're glad those Pokemon were hoppin' -- thanks for coming by while you were in town! We appreciate your patience with that appetizer the first night, and we're so thrilled you came back for more. We truly appreciate you taking some time to spread the word about what we have going on here, and we hope we'll be seeing... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fair is in town so all restaurants are busy right now. we were sat in a corner and our server visited our table about 3 times I was served a dirty glass of wine and our food took while, but the food was good! It will be a sometime before I return.

Thank Lynnette R
Management response:

Lynnette, I apologize we weren't more on the ball with your service. It sounds like it was a pretty busy night, but that's no excuse. If there's any chance we can make this right with you, we'd love to have you back for a better time! Thank you for letting us know what happened. Warmly, Joby Yobe More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Solid spot for food. Beer selection is amazing. The service we received was great. Came on a Monday night, no wait, seated immediately. Recommend for anyone in the area.

Thank Claudia R
Management response:

Claudia, it's a true honor to have earned your recommendation! I'm so glad the beer, service, and food alike can impress, and I hope it won't be long before we get the chance to welcome you back in. 'Til then, Joby Yobe More 

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57 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good juicy burgers. staff was very accommodating (turned on heater for us as temperatures dropped in the evening). dog-friendly.

Thank Baopham316
Management response:

Great burgers and service are what we're all about, so I'm glad that's the impression we left you with! Thanks for the kind words -- I'd love to see you back next time you're in the area! Take care, Joby Yobe More 

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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere! 101 beers on tap, need I say more. Had a very tasty chicken parmesan sandwich with fries. Generous potions and great service. Lots of locals here.

Thank mjamman
Management response:

So great to hear the beer, sandwich, and service were all just right for you! This means a lot to me, and I hope you'll make it back to see us next time you're in the area! Take care, Joby Yobe More 

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64 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beer list was well organized and had a great selection in style, strength and price. Bar tender really knew his stuff, shame he didn't tell us he was leaving. Great burgers too

Thank UKSarahAtlanta
Management response:

I'm really glad the burgers and beer can always hit the spot, Sarah! Thanks so much for the vote of confidence, and don't be a stranger next time you find yourself in Ventura! Take care, Joby Yobe More 

Santa Clarita, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone out of our way on many occasions to travel 45 miles from Santa Clarita to eat and sample the fine selection of beers at Barrelhouse 101. It is a great go to after a day at the beach or shopping in the local area. Highly recommend!

Thank Gordonwk01
Management response:

We're so honored you make the journey for us, and we truly appreciate the support! I'm thrilled you're a fan of what we have going on over here, and we're looking forward to the next time we can welcome you back. Until then -- take care! All the best, Joby Yobe More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 18056430906
Calling all beer connoisseurs! Are you on the hunt for a craft beer or micro brew that you just can't seem to find in SoCal? Do you need an outstanding meal to pair with your beer of choice? Then head to Barrelhouse 101 in Ventura! We have over one hundred craft beers and micro brews on our tap wall, an exceptional menu of high quality American cuisine, and some of the friendliest staff in town that are eager to find the perfect beer for your palette. Want to learn more about one of the beers we have on tap? Feel free to ask our bartenders for more information, or head to our website and check out our 'Beer List' tab. We've partnered with TapHunter to provide our guests with the most detailed descriptions of all the beers we offer. Just click on the name of the beer you're interested in to find out more! Barrelhouse 101 is proud of our impressive menu, featuring a wide selection of high quality burgers, wings, sandwiches, and more that are made fresh daily using top notch ingredients. Planning a party and need a place the whole family can enjoy? Book your event at Barrelhouse 101! We have a beautiful banquet room that can comfortably seat up to 40 people -- perfect for any graduation celebration, wedding rehearsal dinner, or birthday party. Whether you're in the mood for some great food, an eclectic craft beer, or a perfect combination of the two, Barrelhouse 101 is the place to be. We're looking forward to serving you!

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