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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

22352 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5801
+1 949-888-1100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tri tip” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (25 reviews)
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22352 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5801
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Casual dining with delicious food and excellent service. We've tried almost everything on the menu and you can't go wrong. Filet, tri-tip, pulled pork, and salmon are all great. The sides are delicious, especially the smashed sweet potatoes, grilled asparagus, and corn off the cob....More

Thank CaliforniaGirl888
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Atmosphere is California Casual. You can wear shorts and not be out of place dressed up. The food is great and they have a full bar with big cold beers. You can sit at the bar and order anything on the menu. They have great...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We went to celebrate my husband's birthday and the anniversary of his open heart surgery. We had saved up our once a month beef allotment and WRB&G came through with perfect portion sizes and very delicious food, PLUS a shareable birthday sundae that didn't spike...More

Thank JKDY1956
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a great go to restaurant food always consistent. There is something for everyone salads, chicken and all barbeque with the best margaritas in town

Thank travelingfam2000
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We have been patrons here for a long time. The food is always fresh,hot and delicious. Their salads are good, especially the BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad. Our favorite dinner item is the Tri-Tip. We always get it cooked medium and butterflied (We just like it...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love the BBQ sauce and they leave a bottle on the table. Great appetizers. Tuesday night wine is half off. Cheers to that. The food is cooked to perfection. You will love it.

Thank kathleenmonroe
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The air outside always makes you hungry - the smoking of meat leads to this door. The food is always consistent - excellent. The staff is very well trained too.

Thank X1797GAcherylc
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It all started with a craving for a salad. The salad choices were the intrigue, the rest of the menu made it hard to choose. The blackened trout was nice and spicy, the ribs were ginormous, the salads fresh and tasty, the steak tender, the...More

Thank AlohaQ
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

After a long day of moving in to our new home in California, we found this BBQ joint. We all devoured our meals and really enjoyed them. The price was a little steep and they were out of tri tip, but it was a good...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I come to this area on a regular basis for work, and always make it a point to come to the Wood Grill. It has a great variety of drinks, appetizers, and their BBQ tri-tip is awesome. They also have a few TV's if you...More

Thank Shawn M
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Gloria G
26 March 2016|
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Response from DennisG11 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about dogs in the patio, sorry. Never there early enough for happy hour, sorry. But I can tell you that Tuesday is "half price wine" night!
robert n
26 December 2014|
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Response from Jon_The_Handyman | Reviewed this property |
Any hour you are there will make you happy! But to answer your question, they have Happy Hour M-F 4:30 - 6:00. Not sure what it consists of but hopefully that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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