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CJ's Barbecue

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480 S Victoria Ave Ste B, Oxnard, CA 93030-8652
+1 805-815-3024
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Oxnard, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good down home cookin! Large frosted beer mugs. Home of one of the biggest burgers I've ever seen! Close to sel service without being self service.

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Thank SamSamalya
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The BBQ ribs, tri-trip and hot links were AMAZING. Great hole in the wall place. Prices reasonable, seating could be better.

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Thank Staci B
Ventura, California, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

You wouldn't expect such good and authentic Southern barbeque along a busy street in coastal Ventura, but you won't want to pass this up. All the meats are delicious, from the tender baby backs to the tri tip, but what makes the meal are the sides. There are so many to choose from. So far, my faves are the collard... More 

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Thank Ann M
Helsinki, Finland
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135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Not the type of place you stumble upon by any means. Would not have found it if a local hadn't provided me with the info. There's great stuff to be had here people and the Tri-Tip is especially tasty. Simple, affordable and friendly staff. I'd go back any day of the week.

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Thank AndyLA76
Ventura, California
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69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This review is for the new CJ's BBQ locate in the Montalvo Square on Victoria Ave in Ventura. Being just openned there was a 45 minute wait, but being around true midwest and southern bbq this place is failing . The meat was bland and had alot of tough fatty pieces & seems they use liquid smoke instead of smoke... More 

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Thank Brad M
Roseville, California
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

Must go!!!! What do you get... a table, a seat, a roll of napkins, sauce choices and some of the best BBQ I have had. Been there on business and took the family on this vacation. Everyone came away loving the food. Everything is good and fresh - notice the BBQ pit in the parking lot. Then go to BJ... More 

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1 Thank THEMKP
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Tucked away in a small shopping center, this inconspicuous little gem is a must dine for great BBQ. Don't over dress by wearing your Sunday's best or you'll make everyone uncomfortable and end up redecorating your duds with BBQ polka-dots! This is a very casual place that has very friendly and helpful employees. Since this was my first time, I... More 

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1 Thank RktDogg
Bellevue, Washington, USA
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186 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

We parked in the lot out back and as soon as we hit the aroma from the two smokers out there we knew were in for a good dinner. Must be CJ himself at the counter helping us sort through the menu and bringing out the food. Very good ribs, could eat a lot of them. Crowded tables, beer posters... More 

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1 Thank Jeanne J
Caserta, Italy
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Simply the best BBq place I have ever been in my entire life (wood ranch is second). This food is just like eating Gods' food.

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Thank IvanDC938
Oxnard, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

I called the restaurant at 5PM Monday night and asked for "baby back ribs". A baby back rib is a full rib portion that weights between 1.75 to 2.5 pounds. They gave me 3-4 pound ribs which were not tender and when I called to get the right ribs they claimed that everyone liked their version of baby backed ribs.... More 

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Thank Ric R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 S Victoria Ave Ste B, Oxnard, CA 93030-8652
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oxnard
  • Phone Number: +1 805-815-3024

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?