We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Barbecue,
3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
+1 805-620-4500
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (27 reviews)
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Barbecue, Bar, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (152)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is delicious, the atmosphere is awesome and the staff was great. I highly recommend you visit

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Traveling by motorcycles to California with my son. We were looking forward to lunch at Wood Ranch because of previous visits. We were not disappointed. We both had tri-tip. I had a garden salad and baked beans. Everything was delicious! Our server was very friendly...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I used to eat there fairly regularly, but - over time - the quality of the meat (usually beef) seemed to decline. But I did like the barbeque sauce enough to purchase a bottle to take home.

Thank Kathyheiberg
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Decided to eat here because I have enjoyed meals at other Wood Ranch locations. Unfortunately, this site did not live up to the others I have visited. We were seated in the bar and while our server was attentive in taking our order, it was...More

Thank brianbV616VD
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Always a winner. I could live off the buttery garlic rolls they bring you before your meal! My favorites here are the Nicole salad and the Buckeye burger which is a gigantic barbecue bacon cheeseburger & I don’t even allow myself to feed guilty about...More

Thank karenalyssa
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Consistently good food. fair prices. Only problem is the fact that this restaurant is generally crowded so best if one can find a seat at the bar

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A good sit down restaurant that has a menu that will rock is Wood Ranch in Ventura. Their seasoned meat is incredibly good and at a good price. Several writers and myself want a great meal , Wood Ranch BBQ was the place and the...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Wood Ranch with friends on a Saturday night-little bit of a wait (they don't take reservations), but excellent dinner as well as the service. Ribs or burgers-delicious!

Thank walkero2016
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The family stopped in at the end of our family vacation after driving for many hours. We were tired and hungry. We picked the place entirely at random without doing any research. The inside was clean, cool, and smelled great. We order from a wonderful...More

Thank JohnFromSantaClara
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Some of the best bbq I've tasted in awhile. Meat was tender, moist and just the right amount of fire and sauce. We had a combo with babyback ribs, fire roasted chicken, pulled pork and tri tip. The salad was an excellent blend of veggies...More

Thank nnorbur
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 hotels in Ventura
Rex Motel
55 reviews
1.83 km away
Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor
513 reviews
2.32 km away
Motel 6 Ventura Beach
216 reviews
2.36 km away
Shores Inn & Suites
61 reviews
2.39 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Toppers Pizza Place
47 reviews
.69 km away
Cafe Ficelle
29 reviews
.35 km away
California Pizza Kitchen
48 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park
146 reviews
2.67 km away
Four Brix Winery
56 reviews
2.19 km away
Olivas Adobe
40 reviews
2.52 km away
Surf Brewery
30 reviews
1.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-620-4500
VENTURA RESTAURANT: DINING, CATERING, TAKE-OUT AND GIFT CARDS Choose Wood Ranch for Superb Dining at Moderate Prices. Among Ventura restaurants, Wood Ranch stands out as a great American restaurant, serving savory steaks , our nationally renowned Tri-Tip, as well as our highly praised chicken and fresh fish. We are also nationally recognized for our Kids' Menu, salads, appetizers, desserts, as well as our full-service bar.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing