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Anacapa Brewing Company

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Grill
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472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
(805) 643-BEER
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a dinner date with friends and loved this little jem. We sat on the patio and sipped fabulous beer and all shared plates. We had the jalapeño poppers. the mac n cheese pizza, the fried chicken and waffles, and the fish tacos. We loved everything. We will be back for sure. This is a lively place to meet... More 

Thank Californiamamma
San Diego
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90 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried all the beers on tap. Sat at the bar area, didn't try any food. Nothing jumped out at us. Service was super pleasant, and friendly but really didn't have a good working knowledge of the beers.

Thank SDPadres
Southport, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the quinoa and veg soup- a little spicy and very tasty. Lovely friendly and knowledgable staff. Great music and tasty beer especially the Frenchys Cove Saison similar to blue moon but with strength!

Thank Karen M
Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been on holiday in the USA for 5 weeks and this was the best meal my wife and I had. The steak meals were perfection. Cooked how we asked and the beer was the perfect compliment to the food. Highly reccomend if you are in this area!!

Thank Nickj1622
Derby, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Yes, we came back after a 2 year break but we do live in the UK so it wasn't anticipated that we'd come back earlier. Once again we found top service, great beer & wine, nice food and excellent service. Wonder if it'll be another 2 years until we're back again. Who knows? Would like to think so!

Thank MandY1943
Vineland, Canada
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144 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

There was a big, pub-style menu but there were lots of healthy choices and the salads were fantastic. A nice selection of beers and enough screens if you popped in to watch the game. The staff was attentive and friendly.

Thank ScubagirlToronto
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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103 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had the pleasure of returning to Ventura recently (had been here several years prior) and enjoyed a beautiful day exploring the downtown area. When in one of the shops, we asked the employees for a recommendation, and they said Anacapa, without any hesitation. We took their recommendation and were certainly glad we did. We enjoyed sitting outside and thoroughly... More 

Thank 590jvoss1
Ventura, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a great place for good beer in Ventura. The food is also really good, Ahi egg roles and fried calamari being my favorite. The staff is very helpful and nice.

Thank Amos N
Marina del Rey, California
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great place to relax and get a bite. Easy, friendly patrons at the bar and at the tables, and the staff was relaxed but attentive to everyone. We liked the freshness of both our salads and the fish. Overall and nice place to duck in and out of, even if you don't get a beer.

Thank D S
Clemmons, North Carolina
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Stopped here for an early dinner one evening while on a business trip and had a fantastic dinner. Not only were the servers very knowledgeable about their menu they were very interested in helping as well. I chose the Hamburger with fig preserves, bacon, blue cheese...it was amazing! Maybe one of the top 3 burgers that I have eaten in... More 

Thank Vance T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 472 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: (805) 643-BEER

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