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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

) #23 of 352 Restaurants in Ventura ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Barbecue
3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
+1 805-620-4500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (26 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
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Reviews (135)
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Looking for a evening meal we note this location on Tripadvisor. Extensive menu - most entrees with one or two sides. Drinks & bread whilst waiting to order - roast chicken great BBQ flavor and moist - two sides - "I'll have sweet corn and...More

1  Thank Mike W
Jason2835, Owner at Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Dear Ketton Park, I'm sorry that your experience at Wood Ranch in Ventura was not to your liking. I'd like to find out exactly what went wrong. It appears that you wanted to make some substitutions, but that we could not accommodate them. I'm not...More

Reviewed 8 March 2016

Went to this place after friends reviews were so good. Went on a sunday late around 4pm. They sat us next to a family with a screaming baby. Then the people in the bar were so loud over a football game, I jumped out of...More

1  Thank Marcie Y
Jason2835, Owner at Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Dear Marcie Y., I greatly appreciate your letting us know about your experience at Wood Ranch in Ventura. I will speak with the managers at the restaurant and try to investigate what happened if you'd be able to tell me which Sunday you visited. I...More

Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I went there with my kids to celebrate my birthday. The service was really good, the food was delicious, and we had a wonderful evening. We started with the spinch artichoke dip, and they graciously brought more chips for it. The bread was really good...More

Thank DRR28
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Of coarse, they have BBQ but also seafood dishes, vegetables, soups and salads. Everything we tried was excellent. Service is great.

Thank davis40vacation
Reviewed 13 February 2016

A buddy and I were in town for the week and many people said this was the place to go for steak and BBQ. Maybe our hopes were set too high, but we were extremely disappointed. I had a plate of Tri-tip, baby back ribs,...More

1  Thank califyrman
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

A sales person took us to lunch to show new products. The friendly waitress gave us a table that was practical for what we were doing. The food came very fast, it was prepared perfectly. Overall great.

Thank Oldfux
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

My first time here, flew out from New York for a wedding, and 14 of us decided to go here for dinner. Great decision, we had ribs, tri tip, bbq chicken, cole slaw, mashed potatoes, everything was fresh, moist, and tasty. The wait staff was...More

Thank penny o
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Large price increase on cole slaw, less peanuts, didn't seem quite as flavorful. To go order server didn't know when prices had increased had only been there 4 months. Didn't know about previous menu prices.

Thank Cindyvt2016
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Tasty food and good service. A local favorite which we visit maybe a couple times a year both in Ventura and in Arcadia

Thank Fscalfaro
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I ordered the BBQ chicken meal. The menu states that the wait for this meal is 15 to 20 minutes but my meal was served in less time. The chicken was cooked just this side of dry and very tasty. The cole slaw had no...More

Thank Robert B
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3449 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-620-4500
  • E-mail
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.
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