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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Anaheim Hlls
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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8022 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-1108
+1 714-974-6660
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A really nice place with great food. Typical american but also International. If you are in the area this is one of the best

Thank 337berg
Washougal, Washington
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Their cherry chipotle BBQ sauce is wonderful. I have been here at least five times in the last two years and the food and drinks are always top notch. On Friday nights it is pretty crowded, so arrive early. We usually sit in the bar area. The Tri tip is good. Others in my group have enjoyed the salmon, ribs... More 

Thank Penny H
Orange, California
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156 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The baby back ribs are the VERY BEST! The mashed potatoes are amazing and the fiery green beans so fresh with a slight bite... the best BBQ in the area for sure! The parking is bad and you usually have to walk from the movie theater lot but that's probably a good thing after a BBQ meal. They have take... More 

Thank Gwen C
Yorba Linda, California, United States
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We can't pass up half price Wine Tuesdays, where we can get a bottle of Opolo Mountain Zin for less than Vons 😀 Try the brisket and tri tip. Try not to eat too much of the delicious garlic butter rolls...

Thank Jeepie59
Los Angeles
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered tri tip sandwich with Mac n cheese. The sandwich was great but my Mac n cheese was served cool. It was stuck together so not very appetizing. So was my friends. She ordered a loaded baked potato and received regular then was brought back another potato with unmelted cheese and toppings. More attention needs to be given to food... More 

Thank cr8nheat
Corona, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Have not been here in a long while, and was pleasantly surprised to find that the service and food have greatly improved. The ribs and tri tip were both tasty BBQ and not dried out leather. Bread was equally good eating. The dessert was really enjoyable as well. Nice to find out that they can do a good job with... More 

Thank Bob W
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I love this restaurant, I normally have mushroom soup and tri-tip. The service is outstanding, the staff is accommodating, and I look forward to it every time I come to California. I don't care what so-called barbecue experts say, this is the best place I have ever found have tri-tip.

Thank Pubert A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great welcome and good service in very pleasant surroundings. We really enjoyed the light textured garlic rolls. My wife had the pecan wood smoked beef ribs which were tender and very tasty. My baby back ribs were fall off the bone tender. I thought that the sauce was okay but nowhere as tasty as that used on the beef ribs.... More 

Thank Saint100
Orange, California
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156 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

If you're craving great BBQ but want to eat while watching a movie or sporting event at home...Wood Ranch offers take out service that can be ready for pick up in approximately 30 minutes. The baby back ribs are the best in town...any town. The BBQ sauce is tangy and not too sweet. The garlic rolls are addictive and come... More 

Thank Gwen C
Yorba Linda, California
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Between Dickie's, Lucille's and Wood Ranch, we have three very different styles of BBQ dining presented. I love them all under the right circumstances. I think that Wood Ranch as the best ribs in town. I love their peanut slaw and they have a great bar. Their sauce is a delicious but a little too sticky which all bbq sauces... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8022 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92808-1108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim>  > Anaheim Hlls
  • Neighbourhood: Anaheim Hlls
  • Phone Number: +1 714-974-6660
ANAHEIM HILLS RESTAURANT: DINING, CATERING, TAKE-OUT, ORDER BBQ ONLINE Best of Orange County Restaurants and Caterers! Wood Ranch's Award-Winning Anaheim Hills Restaurant features a menu of high-quality, highly praised, savory signature dishes a broad selection of innovative, healthy salads, appetizers, and homemade desserts. For quick service we recommend using our Tailgate Service: no lines, no waiting!

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