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“Cozy” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Cave

The Cave
Ranked #23 of 423 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Wine Bar, American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Wine Bar
Ventura, California
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Cozy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

A fun place to go after a movie. Great wine selection

Visited March 2012
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English first
Oxnard, California, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Burgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

I know this place is known for it's wine, and should be, but there's a hidden winner here in the food. Virtually everything is great, but the burgers are among the best in Ventura and reasonably priced.

Visited June 2012
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Thank KE007
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Ventura
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282 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Remember your failure at the cave....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

Said master Yoda to Luke a long time ago... This cave is a completely different kind of experience. My advice is to buy a bottle in store and bring it over before the corkage fees begin and dine on some very good small plates. If you never been, the place has been constructed to look like the inside of a cave and they have two wine dispensary machines one white and the other red that you can make 1 of 3 choices of wine pours. This is done with a card you get loaded with cash at the front desk. Nice as a novelty but bigger savings by getting a bottle in the connected store ( Ventura wine co.). If you are not a wine expert ( not that many of us are) the samples can defintely get you pointed in the right direction for what style might suit your palate. The menu changes from time to time and worth going back just for the food sampling.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Plainfield, Illinois
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Unique”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

Love the enomatic wine machine, the ability to taste different wines by varying sizes is a great idea! The food is very good as well. Love the atmosphere, perfect for date night!

Visited March 2012
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Cool concept!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

The cave has got a great concept going on for them! You preload a card with money and then you go around and swipe your card on the wine dispensing machine which allows you to taste multiple wines. It can get a little expensive because the pours can range from $1-$7 depending, but it's really cool! The food quality is ok (not the greatest taste) but it's fairly cheap anyways. Really cool place to hang out, taste wine and have some small bites!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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