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“New Local Favorite”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Social Tap

Social Tap
Ranked #12 of 425 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Focusing on fresh, house made food along with specialty craft cocktails and beer. Casual atmosphere with friendly staff. Family friendly.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“New Local Favorite”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

A decent new entry to the Ventura scene "The Tap" is fast becoming a local favorite. The "near the beach" vibe is cool, the building and patio well done and the staff seems well trained and professional. The food is average and drinks are decently priced at Happy Hour but get a little pricey after that. Located less than a 1/4 mile from the ocean the location is hard to beat. It's not cheap, the food could use some creativity but the service is always attentive and professional.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Ventura, California
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Parking nightmare”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

This place has potential, parking is horrible though and food is just ok. After 20 minutes of looking for a parking spot, we entered into this fancy place, service was ok, we tried the street Tacos and they were good but expensive, Ceviche was disappointing though and plate was small

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank George M
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Ventura, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good food good atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

Great place for drinks and a bite to eat. Just a block up from the beach with outdoor seating, this place has good food, reasonably priced. We can't wait to go back again.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Lisa P
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Oxnard
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Social Tap - Ventura, CA”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

We have been to this restaurant 3 times and enjoyed it every time. They are known for their wide selection of beers. The atmosphere is upbeat and fun. The menu has some very unusual choices. We have tried something different every time and we were never disappointed. They have a great outdoor patio. The service is excellent and very helpful with the menu choices. We cannot wait to go back.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Sharon W
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Oceano, California
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fancy Place near the beach.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

We stopped by to check it out, very fancy. Doormen, and valet parking. The open setting area is awesome, you can smell the beach air. Their Moscow Mules were perfect! The food tasting and service was very good when we were there. I've heard sometime service not so good, but it is a newer place, can improve. Beautiful place, bathrooms are fancy too. I'll for sure return.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Symplymore
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