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Wool Growers Restaurant

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609 H St., Los Banos, CA 93635
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
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Los Banos, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great family restaurant. The style is VERY casual. They have long picnic tables and some smaller tables also for eating. Its like a picnic but indoors, they bring out huge bowls and plates of food and you help yourself. Be sure to bring you appetite!!

Thank Dawn S
Los Banos, California
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, traditional basque style. Fun and delicious for a family dinner out! The soup and salad is the best in town. Very nice and attentive wait staff also.

Thank Blanca D
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259 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

New owners have made some changes...they finally accept credit cards, but the website still stinks. Generally, the food was the same as before...4 or 5 basic choices of entree, accompanied by bread, salad, soup, beans, potato salad, and lamb stew and a cup of ice cream for dessert. This is a large amount of food! The lamb stew recipe has... More 

Los Banos, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very good place to go if you have a big appetite and you don't mind sitting near other people that are not in your dinner party. Set up almost like a school cafeteria with long tables, and food is served in courses. Starting off with salad, bread, along with many other dishes, and ending with the your choice of meat.... More 

Thank lizvargas2015
Los Angeles ,California
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to spend night in Santa Nella enroute from Los Angeles to Mendocino county. Having tasted Andersons Pea soup once, we decided to look for another adventure. Thank God for Internet.! We found the Woolgrower's Restaurant in Los Banos. The owner worked at the Badque hotel in San Francisco and started this 43 years ago. Los Banos is about 10... More 

Thank calgalLosAngeles
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Good food for the money. You get all you can eat soup salad and a good hot meal not much taste but for about $20 . Will recommend for someone hungry...

Thank Abe A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The menu is always the same the food is always the same the staff is always very polite very delicious menu absolutely love this place..

1 Thank Lana M
Oakdale, California
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We don't go as often as we like to Wool Growers but it's always a joy when we get there love the place love the people that are in this restaurant from the staff to patrons you always just feel like you're among family. I live over an hour away but if somebody said you want to go to Wool... More 

1 Thank lic0rice
San Jose, California
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278 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had just visited with family and friends our go-to Basque restaurant in Bakersfield called Noriega's so I was a bit dissapointed as to the quality of food provided by Woolgrowers- Los Banos. We were provided beans which we added to the cabbage soup, but was surprised there was no homemade salsa. The potato salad was tasty but the dressing... More 

Thank EdUrias
San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Love the food, its a great value. The service was good too. Thank you Wool Growers for the great food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 H St., Los Banos, CA 93635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Banos
  • Phone Number: 12098264593
Traditional French Basque cuisine, and full bar. This restaurant was established since 1890 and continues serving great food in a family style atmosphere

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