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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

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22352 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5801
+1 949-888-1100
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16:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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BC
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good service - tasty meals - good portions - children's menu is appreciated - enjoyed bbq beef sandwiches and bbq chopped salad - the garlic bun appetizer was delicious

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Thank MissionBC
Liphook, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here at 2125 after a late arrival at LAX. Just made it in time for some marvellous pulled pork. Fab food good staff and generous portions. Would recommend.

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Thank Paleflier
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best foods that I had there were beef ribs, sweet mashed potatoes, oriental chicken salad, and their burgers! Good service and they seem to get people in and out quickly.

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Coto de Caza, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Always a good place for Baby Back Ribs in house or take out. Prices are very reasonable and the service is good.

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Thank glkessler
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73 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I am a BBQ fan from Texas and I was expecting a beautiful bark and smoke ring on my brisket. I was disappointed. The brisket was moist from liquid, not fat, cut in chunks, no smoke ring or bark. It was very disappointing. The baby back ribs were pretty good. The meat didn't fall off the bone; it shouldn't but... More 

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Thank Cypressman
Lake Forest, California
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have dined at this particular restaurant on numerous occasions and within the last several months, we have been disappointed due to its management. Most recently, after being seated, we waited a long time, and only I flagged down a server did we get service. I found out that we were seated in an unassigned booth (but... More 

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Thank Arne L
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

With Wood Ranch you know what you are going to get. I live in RSM so my wife and I visit Wood Ranch once every couple of months. Service has always been excellent and food is consistently good.

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Thank davidhr2016
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I know many people who like this place, I'm not one of them. Maybe others like it because of what they order, tri-tip and ribs seem to be popular and I don't like either of those things. The fish, chicken and burgers have all been bad.

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Thank tigger949
Jason2835, Owner at Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Dear Tigger949, I'm sorry you were disappointed with your experience at Wood Ranch. Please give me more details as to what the problems were with the items you ordered. I would like to investigate and see if we can't make it right. Sincerely yours, Alex B. More 

Coto de Caza, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wood Ranch is our "go to" restaurant when we are entertaining out of town guests or family. Lot's of choices on the menu - everyone can always find something they like. Plus the chef/crew will do pretty much anything (reasonable) you want to customize your entree.

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Thank friardomer
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Their mac and cheese is truly the best I have ever had. I have ordered their rib eye steak on several occasions and highly recommend.

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Thank Lori D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22352 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-5801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Phone Number: +1 949-888-1100
Description
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA RESTAURANT: DINING, CATERING, TAKEOUT AND GIFT CARDS Superb Dining at Moderate Prices! Wood Ranch in Rancho Santa Margarita is ideally suited for your large party gatherings. Our heated and enclosed side patio can comfortably accommodate a party of 60. We take a limited number of reservations for any size party, so please, call the store to check availability. If you're interested in doing a lunch party we will open for your party of 30 or more! Call the store and speak to a manager for more details.

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