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Bombay Bar and Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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143 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2803
+1 805-643-4404
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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California
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Good location in downtown Ventura with immense nearby free parking. A must when bar-hopping. Beer, beer, beer, but also renowned for great burgers. Stay for the music.

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Thank seamusb
Ventura, United States
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Went here for a beer, stayed for a fantastic burger and really good entertainment. Not sure if this was a weekly thing, but there was a band there on this particular Sunday afternoon called "Mid Life Crisis". Cool name and they played quite a lot of my favorite classic rock songs and had the crowd up on their feet dancing.... More 

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Thank Stephen M
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

If you are going to eat a burger, Bombay's is the absolute best. I rarely indulge in s burger. When I do, it is usually disappointing because I famous for my cowboy burgers at home. I simply cannot outdo the burgers from Bombays. Go! You will love it!

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Thank Brenda A
Seattle, WA
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135 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2015

On a Wednesday night, a very good jazz band played, and the drinks were good and reasonably priced. Did not try the food,mal though it looked good.

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Thank minimuffinlover
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I ate here with a large group of people and it was a super fun and delicious night. The burgers were unbelievable...I had the Bombay burger with fries. The fries were good, non-greasy and perfectly seasoned. Everyone loved their choice. I really wish I lived nearby cause I would go often. Seriously a good burger!

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Thank Johnclarke27
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Just had a great night at the Bombay Bar and Grill. They cater to all ages with different bands coming in at different times of the night. We were there to catch Shaky Feelin'. The music was good for dancing and dance we did. We got a stamp at the door and wandered up to Main Street to check out... More 

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Liverpool, England
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359 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We were on our way back from dinner so didn't eat here but as we passed on a Saturday night the music sounded so good and the doorstaff were so welcoming we called in for a drink and what a great bar. The music played by the DJ kept us there longer than we intended to be, great choice of... More 

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isle of man
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We had an over night stay in Ventura and by pure chance we called in. The atmosphere was vibrant as it was a blues night. We ordered the Buffalo wings at 50 cents and onion rings at their regular price,they were absolutely delicious and massive portions. The waitress was really great she gave us local directions to the local mall... More 

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Santa Monica, CA
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234 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

For evening entertainment (especially their blues nights) are fun. The food and drink selections are very good, but the service is not always good. Sometimes it takes a while for their servers to clear the tables. Prices are OK.

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Thank ferdferd
Ventura, California
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258 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We ate here on a Saturday for lunch, its only open during the evenings on weekdays so if you want lunch here you must come over a weekend. The burgers are very good, ginormous in fact! I loved the BBQ burger with onion rings and lots of toppings. Also had the fried pickles which were very good, if unusual! Frankly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 S California St, Ventura, CA 93001-2803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-4404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?