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“Horrible place to eat!”
Review of Ventana Grill

Ventana Grill
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Ranked #3 of 104 Restaurants in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American, Latin, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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.
BUELLTON
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Horrible place to eat!”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

The food quality was horrible, the waiter was very rude and did not care to make things right! He said you are the 1st customers who have ever complained! Really? I doubt that, even if it were true, that is NOT how you speak to your customers! We asked to speak to a Manager to address both the food quality and the attitude of our waiter, one meal was discounted from our bill but the other wasn't due to the fact that my friend ate one complete scallop! We will never return and will inform all of our friends to stay away from this place!

Visited February 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Dine here for a good times and the great view”
Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Located right near the cliff. Outstanding view especially on the sunset. Service was very good, showed that they really concerned for our well beings as we have quite a big group. Food tastes okay, not so great but not too bad either. Had a very good times with friends overthere anyways.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Hand-made DESSERTS!”
Reviewed March 21, 2014

My wife and I had a very nice get-away weekend last weekend in Pismo Beach. We decided to try Ventana Bar and Grill for dessert since it was next to our hotel. Not only did the restaurant have an awesome ocean view, but we were amazed the quality of the hand-made desserts. My wife ordered the chocolate fondu and was given hand-made churros to dip in an amazing chocolate sauce. I ordered the cheesecake wrap and was in awe at how deliciously warm it was which went extremely well with the vanilla bean ice cream with which to dip. The manager asked was very nice and gave us a coupon for our next visit and I cannot wait to reutrn for dessert soon!

  • Visited March 2014
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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice Spot, Amazing Views”
Reviewed March 20, 2014

People obviously go here to watch the sunset. The place was packed with a long wait when we arrived just before sunset on a Thursday evening, but after the sun went down and the views disappeared, it cleared out quickly. The service was great and the food very good.

Visited February 2014
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Very nice restaurant”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Loved the Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach! The food was great, and our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and wine selection. The decor and ambiance was very nice, but not stuffy. I dressed up a little, but my husband and son wore jeans, which was just fine. We will definitely be back!

Visited March 2014
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