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Barrelhouse 101

$$ - $$$American, ,
545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2826
+1 805-643-0906
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2826
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great palce for Meet Ups, or meeting your friends, or even a date. It's a cozy place, friendly staff with good food at reasonable prices. Yep I said that, yep in Ventura! I love the way it's decorated and it looks like an old french...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here with my 20 something son to do some beer tasting as an activity we would all enjoy. They have over 100 beers with a lot of variety and the opportunity to design your own flight, which we did. Great tastes! Atmosphere on...More

Thank GlendaleJJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went to dinner here with friends and while I had been wanting to go here for a while, I was sadly disappointed. The food was average bar food and a little on the greasy side. However, my friend did enjoy the Mac and...More

Thank outdoornutVentura_CA
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We went here to watch the second NFL playoff game on a Sunday afternoon. With multiple TVs scattered around the room it was, as you might expect, quite crowded. So we felt fortunate when we quickly found two stools at the bar. The vast array...More

Thank KenVicLee
Joby Y, Owner at Barrelhouse 101, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review Ken - we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your BH101 experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I first tried this place for lunch on a Saturday afternoon, a few months ago. The food was good. The menu was interesting and the place had a fun vibe, serving beer. Unfortunately, after we were seated, we waited and waited for...More

1  Thank Laurabelle927
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on way from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica. The name of the restaurant says it all. 101 beers on tap and paddles for sampling available. Waitress was very knowledgeable about selections. Nice menu and everything we tried we liked. A lot of...More

1  Thank Crosby66
Joby Y, Owner at Barrelhouse 101, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, we really appreciate it! we look forward to welcoming you back to BH101 again soon.

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went in and sat at the bar, blown away by the 101 choices of beers. Stuck with a selection of beer brewed locally (CA) and after a pint, I went with a 'make your own' flight. Every selection was tasty! Ordered the tacos and got...More

Thank Virtiualj2
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Make no mistake about it - Barrelhouse 101 is all about beer. And a LOT of beer: 101 beers on tap, to be exact. Stopped in for a few during Monday Night Football - they have a massive television that's perfect for sports. Good food,...More

Thank rdooz
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Stopped in on our walk to a restaurant on a Tuesday and discovered they had a special every Tuesday where they pick two kegs and beers are only $2 until they're empty. I had a flight of 3 different reds/ambers and my wife got a...More

Thank DaveL62
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great primarily local place but all welcome. Service and food is fantastic. Yes they have that many beers and ALL varieties. Don't miss this if in town

Thank surfbax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001-2826
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-0906
  • E-mail
Calling all beer connoisseurs! Are you on the hunt for a craft beer or micro brew that you just can't seem to find in SoCal? Do you need an outstanding meal to pair with your beer of choice? Then head to Barrelhouse 101 in Ventura! We have over one hundred craft beers and micro brews on our tap wall, an exceptional menu of high quality American cuisine, and some of the friendliest staff in town that are eager to find the perfect beer for your palette. Want to learn more about one of the beers we have on tap? Feel free to ask our bartenders for more information, or head to our website and check out our 'Beer List' tab. We've partnered with TapHunter to provide our guests with the most detailed descriptions of all the beers we offer. Just click on the name of the beer you're interested in to find out more! Barrelhouse 101 is proud of our impressive menu, featuring a wide selection of high quality burgers, wings, sandwiches, and more that are made fresh daily using top notch ingredients. Planning a party and need a place the whole family can enjoy? Book your event at Barrelhouse 101! We have a beautiful banquet room that can comfortably seat up to 40 people -- perfect for any graduation celebration, wedding rehearsal dinner, or birthday party. Whether you're in the mood for some great food, an eclectic craft beer, or a perfect combination of the two, Barrelhouse 101 is the place to be. We're looking forward to serving you!
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