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Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
+1 805-620-4500
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (27 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue, Bar
$$ - $$$
3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The food is delicious, the atmosphere is awesome and the staff was great. I highly recommend you visit

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Traveling by motorcycles to California with my son. We were looking forward to lunch at Wood Ranch because of previous visits. We were not disappointed. We both had tri-tip. I had a garden salad and baked beans. Everything was delicious! Our server was very friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Steven N
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I used to eat there fairly regularly, but - over time - the quality of the meat (usually beef) seemed to decline. But I did like the barbeque sauce enough to purchase a bottle to take home.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Kathyheiberg
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Decided to eat here because I have enjoyed meals at other Wood Ranch locations. Unfortunately, this site did not live up to the others I have visited. We were seated in the bar and while our server was attentive in taking our order, it was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank brianbV616VD
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Always a winner. I could live off the buttery garlic rolls they bring you before your meal! My favorites here are the Nicole salad and the Buckeye burger which is a gigantic barbecue bacon cheeseburger & I don’t even allow myself to feed guilty about...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank karenalyssa
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Consistently good food. fair prices. Only problem is the fact that this restaurant is generally crowded so best if one can find a seat at the bar

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jack R
Reviewed April 29, 2018

A good sit down restaurant that has a menu that will rock is Wood Ranch in Ventura. Their seasoned meat is incredibly good and at a good price. Several writers and myself want a great meal , Wood Ranch BBQ was the place and the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited Wood Ranch with friends on a Saturday night-little bit of a wait (they don't take reservations), but excellent dinner as well as the service. Ribs or burgers-delicious!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank walkero2016
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The family stopped in at the end of our family vacation after driving for many hours. We were tired and hungry. We picked the place entirely at random without doing any research. The inside was clean, cool, and smelled great. We order from a wonderful...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JohnFromSantaClara
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Some of the best bbq I've tasted in awhile. Meat was tender, moist and just the right amount of fire and sauce. We had a combo with babyback ribs, fire roasted chicken, pulled pork and tri tip. The salad was an excellent blend of veggies...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank nnorbur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3449 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5011
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-620-4500
VENTURA RESTAURANT: DINING, CATERING, TAKE-OUT AND GIFT CARDS Choose Wood Ranch for Superb Dining at Moderate Prices. Among Ventura restaurants, Wood Ranch stands out as a great American restaurant, serving savory steaks , our nationally renowned Tri-Tip, as well as our highly praised chicken and fresh fish. We are also nationally recognized for our Kids' Menu, salads, appetizers, desserts, as well as our full-service bar.
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