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“Great Food & Music” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ranch and Reata Road House - CLOSED

Ranch and Reata Road House
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Edison Street
Transit: Bus stop 50 feet away.
Moss Landing, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Food & Music”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

We were there to hear Tom Russell, since it was our first visit I hoped the food would be at least tolerable and not too costly. What a GREAT surprise. The road house was clean open and very comfortable. Our table was within ten feet of the stage and the concert was as good as I'd expected. The surprise was the food and service. Creative cocktails; bloody mary with a shrimp and bacon strip. The fresh mussel appetizer was delicious. The pork ribs & elk burger also wonderful with in-house made crispy onions as a side. In addition to a large local wine list they had six micro brews on tap.
The waiter was under a lot of pressure to have everyone fed before the concert started and he did that with grace, attention to detail, and marvelous efficiency. The cost for the food and drinks for the two of us was change over $100.00. I would recommend the place to anyone looking for, a place populated by locals, and great reasonable priced food and drink.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Tom S
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Level Contributor
99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Perfect Atmosphere and GREAT Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

Ate here on Saturday, April 6th with some friends. They had a live band (The Molly Ringwald Project) which was AWSOME. Tried the BBQ chicken and was NOT disappointed. The sides that came with the meal complimented it perfectly. This restaurant is in wine country so they had a great selection of wines. I chose their house beer, however. It was a nut brown ale and it was a perfect choice with the barbecue chicken. the server was sweet, friendly, and very easy on the eyes. All in all, a great night.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank TravelinMan94
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Solvang, California
Level Contributor
90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good Family Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

Four generations went to the restaurant, and we all had a wonderful experience. Roadhouse staff was very accommodating, splitting orders and making our visit comfortable - we had twins (5 months old and my 85 year old mother). We had elk burgers, mac and cheese, pulled pork and all were good. It is a good place for families, although a bit on the pricey side for a larger group. Nevertheless, the food was good and portions substantial. It is a good alternative in the Valley. Mac and cheese for sure on our next visit. They also make a very good Rye Manhattan!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Stephen U
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santa barbara
1 review
“WILL NOT RETURN”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2013

tha road house food sucked , we sat near tha door and froze for 45 minutes , our waitress acted as if she didnt want to work that nite , tha atmisphere was lame ... never again , go down tha street 2 tha local cantina 4 awesome food and drinks ..

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank charlie d
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Southern California
Level Contributor
69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Delicious shrimp app and more”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

very good service and the Silver Spur cocktail was delicious. The maitre d recommended the Grilled Shrimp cocktail with tomatillo salsa - Excellent!!! The steak was good and the Mac and cheese side outstanding!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mattkc1
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