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The Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American,
211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001-2717
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Nov 2017
“a different take on a bar”
22 Sep 2017
“Just the best bar in Ventura”
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Bar, American, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001-2717
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

came in for a drink.... Its a very old historic Victorian house. many different rooms,patio,couches,photo booth,pool tables, etc I heard the food was good but will have to try next time. we will be back when in town

Thank hugh b
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This place is the best bar experience in Ventura. They took a huge old Victorian (?) mansion and turned it into a fun bar. Pool tables, big outdoor patio, giant jenga, mounted animal heads (not for all tastes), old piano in parlor, friendly service, and...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Large outdoor patio that is very comfortable. Great atmosphere. They have a great happy hour with good prices on bar food and drinks. Service was a little slow but food was good. Friendly staff. The house that The Tavern became is over 100 years old...More

Thank Christy D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

But really more than "just a pub". Impressive big bar area - beer, wine & cocktails. Service was friendly and made us old folks feel right at home, when most of clientele is a lot closer to the "just legal" age! They do some bar...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Just wow! Grab a cocktail and explore all the rooms and backyard to this gorgeous bar. You don't want to miss this beautiful house filled with delicious cocktails. I recommend the skinny Brazilian! Enjoy!

Thank sarahbhen
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We went to the Tavern because of some of the other reviews. What a great place! We loved the ambience. Popular with the locals. We really enjoyed our food and drink. Our waitress was so great. She even gave me a complimentary drink. We will...More

Thank Karen U
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Never been to a place like this. Its a must see and experience. I guarantee you have never been to a bar like this.

Thank B S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This old ghost house, that is falling apart, is funky to be in. They use it as a Bar, with Pool tables! It's got some old spirits floating around there, for sure!

Thank maryfoxauthor
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Really good laid back atmosphere and plenty of choice of draft beers on tap. That they brew on site!!

Thank John117x
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Yes they have beer, just in bottles... Food was decent and (at Happyhour) very well priced. The Vibe was pleasant, but service was very very slow. Did I mention there was no draft beer?

Thank Tiswos
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001-2717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
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