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Anacapa Brewing Company

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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Grill
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472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
(805) 643-BEER
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Derby, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, we came back after a 2 year break but we do live in the UK so it wasn't anticipated that we'd come back earlier. Once again we found top service, great beer & wine, nice food and excellent service. Wonder if it'll be another 2 years until we're back again. Who knows? Would like to think so!

Thank MandY1943
Vineland, Canada
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139 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

There was a big, pub-style menu but there were lots of healthy choices and the salads were fantastic. A nice selection of beers and enough screens if you popped in to watch the game. The staff was attentive and friendly.

Thank ScubagirlToronto
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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102 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had the pleasure of returning to Ventura recently (had been here several years prior) and enjoyed a beautiful day exploring the downtown area. When in one of the shops, we asked the employees for a recommendation, and they said Anacapa, without any hesitation. We took their recommendation and were certainly glad we did. We enjoyed sitting outside and thoroughly... More 

Thank 590jvoss1
Ventura, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a great place for good beer in Ventura. The food is also really good, Ahi egg roles and fried calamari being my favorite. The staff is very helpful and nice.

Thank Amos N
Marina del Rey, California
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great place to relax and get a bite. Easy, friendly patrons at the bar and at the tables, and the staff was relaxed but attentive to everyone. We liked the freshness of both our salads and the fish. Overall and nice place to duck in and out of, even if you don't get a beer.

Thank D S
Clemmons, North Carolina
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Stopped here for an early dinner one evening while on a business trip and had a fantastic dinner. Not only were the servers very knowledgeable about their menu they were very interested in helping as well. I chose the Hamburger with fig preserves, bacon, blue cheese...it was amazing! Maybe one of the top 3 burgers that I have eaten in... More 

Thank Vance T
Helsinki, Finland
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Anacapa serves very good craft beer, also really nice happy hour fish tacos and tamales. Outdoor seating. Smells a bit bad inside! I wonder why? Worth visiting!

Thank Jo1965
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've been here with my husband and daughters a few times and we've always had a good experience. Seating is a little tight but we always have great service, my husband is always happy with his beer recommendations and we are always happy with our food choices, our service and overall experience. I have always had the Teriyaki Salmon Salad... More 

Thank Lisa P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to dinner there on Saturday around 5:30pm. An hour later they were packed. Server was friendly and knowlegable of food and brews. I had the special which was a Tritip. It was great. My friend had the Atlantic Salmon and said it was also great. Both came with fresh vegetables and mashed potatoes prepared just right. Had creme... More 

Thank Joseph K
Camarillo, California
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Good food, good service and a fabulous magician. What a surprise, just after we ordered a magician came to our table to entertain us. Still can't figure out how he did it. We recommend the house brewed rootbeer.

Thank ladyjanestyles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: (805) 643-BEER

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