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The Cave

) #28 of 345 Restaurants in Ventura €€ - €€€ Wine Bar, American
4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003-7736
+1 805-642-9449
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (4 reviews)
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“filet mignon” (3 reviews)
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Wine Bar, American
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4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003-7736
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wine sampling during your meal is a nice feature and can be very fun. But the meals are over priced and the portions are small. We had full caeser salads with salmon and was still hungry! So small!!! Lettuce is cheap! Give a full...More

Thank M9900DHlaurav
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We first came here a couple of years ago and enjoyed the experience. Great selection in the liquor store, unique tasting bar and a happy hour offering. Good selection on the menu. They also have a wine club by the looks of it, well worth...More

Thank Philip A
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great recommendation from a local friend. It has wine and tapas. There is a wine store attached to the restaurant. Inside the restaurant which is called the Cave really live up to its name. Nicely decorated. Staffs are friendly. They are using...More

Thank Chin Y
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place started as a wine shop (still a great wine shop) then added the cave, enomatic wine tasting machines and dine-in food. They have become overrun on weekends and don't really have the processes to accommodate. They use the same wacky system that some...More

Thank PrimoWoody
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We went with our family group of 8 people, two couples, three pre-teen/ teenagers and a grandma. The wine sampling is fantastic for those of us trying to decide what kind of wine we like. BEFORE going to the table purchase a wine card so...More

Thank Kelli C
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I've been wanting to try this place and finally went the other night. The staff was friendly and the service was great! They have the machines where you put your card into get a taste or glass. There are many different selections to choose from...More

Thank DawnSunshine805
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The atmosphere is great for a group of 4-6, or more, or for a first date! It's cozy, but not too dark, and a very friendly staff. The seating is comfortable and well spaced. The food is delicious and modest proportions, but I had the...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

There's something eclectic and wonderful about The Cave. It's a great little hideout located in the back of a wine shop in a nondescript industrial park that just happens to have great food, charm, and an interesting selection of wines -- perfect ingredients for an...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Wow! In a world of chain restaurants, suddenly we come upon The Cave. Hidden in an industrial complex, this gem offers excellent, gourmet food accompanied by many great wine choices. Choose 1oz, 3ozs, or 5ozs per pour. Great way to try new wines without too...More

Thank Tara P
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

From table top wine dispensers so you pay as you go, to some of the best and most creative food in town you can't go wrong here! I know when I'm back in town I will be eating here again! Everything we had was amazing....More

Thank thelunchlady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4435 McGrath St, Ste. 301, Ventura, CA 93003-7736
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-642-9449
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