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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

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22352 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5801
+1 949-888-1100
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16:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with family members while on a visit to California. Good barbecue menu with abundant choices. It was a busy Sunday evening but we were seated quickly. Service vacillated between overly attentive and having to ask three times to get some wet wipes to clean up. Food was tasty but not spectacular - I think this is a... More 

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Thank Gingy Q
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I just love wood ranch. Their food is tasty and always have great service. They also have a great bar.

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Heath, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for down home real Texas BBQ, don't go here. Food was OK but would not go back. Service was good. Price OK.

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Thank Luby41
Mission Viejo, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Pretty darn good BBQ for South Orange County. A little pricey, but it's not somewhere I'd go to every week. Their BBQ beef ribs are absolutely killer, but way too much to eat in one setting unless you are looking for a bellyache.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017

No matter what you order at the Wood Ranch, it is always superb. It is one of my desired places to dine in RSM. MK

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Thank ette2017
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Consistently good food, service, nice atmosphere. Definitely a go to place. The tri tip and ribs are the best. Sweet potato mash is a winner along with the Asian coleslaw.

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Thank blaneb2016
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The barbecue was great the service is fine and wine is half-price on Tuesday. What more can one ask for. But I enjoyed the ribs, beef ribs probably two or three times a month. My wife likes The shrimp. Nice value for the money.

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Thank Dan W
Savannah, Missouri
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129 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I usually do not wait to be seated at a restaurant but I am glad I did for Wood Ranch. We dined with friends on a busy, Friday evening and since reservations were not accepted for after 5:00PM, we had about a 30 minute wait for our group of six. Aleigha was our server. She was professional, friendly and seemed... More 

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Thank Harold J
Coto de Caza, California
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Really good BBQ and gluten free!! We've been here several times with the family and we love it. Their BBQ sauce is gluten free and they have a good gluten free menu with lots of choices. Once of the best GF menus ! No reservations unless a large group so get there early or expect to wait. Their baby back... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Every time we go there, it has always been a pleasure with great steaks and trout. The Porter house is huge and so tender, highly recommend it. My better half loves the trout and can not say enough good about it. Restaurant can be a little loud, so great for friends and family to dine, but if your looking for... More 

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Jason2835, Owner at Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Jer7Bear, Glad you enjoyed your visit. See you soon. All the best, More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22352 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Phone Number: +1 949-888-1100
Description
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA RESTAURANT: DINING, CATERING, TAKEOUT AND GIFT CARDS Superb Dining at Moderate Prices! Wood Ranch in Rancho Santa Margarita is ideally suited for your large party gatherings. Our heated and enclosed side patio can comfortably accommodate a party of 60. We take a limited number of reservations for any size party, so please, call the store to check availability. If you're interested in doing a lunch party we will open for your party of 30 or more! Call the store and speak to a manager for more details.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?