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Barrelhouse 101

) #21 of 349 Restaurants in Ventura €€ - €€€ American, ,
545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
+1 805-643-0906
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (39 reviews)
“garlic fries” (6 reviews)
“wings” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many choices & types of beer at this place it is unreal! Servers are very friendly & helpful in choosing a draft. I tried a sampler of 4 dark beers & all were good. My husband likes IPA's & the 3 he...More

Thank lindadilts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying in Camarillo and drove to Ventura to hit the beach. Saw some good reviews for Barrelhouse and it was just across the street from the pier. Tons of beer options ( all most too many) and tried a flight but then I stuck with...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place with lots of atmosphere,good menu and really on the ball staff.The chick n wings were historic..need the recipe.

Thank GGCag
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My Husband and I were on a road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles. We found a hotel in Ventura and in the evening we walked over to the Barrelhouse 101. Not really knowing what to expect. Really pleased we found this place and...More

Thank Tengis19
Joby Y, Owner at Barrelhouse 101, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Wow, thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and will pass on your compliments to the relevant staff members. Hopefully, you both will visit Ventura again, and we will have the pleasure of serving you...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

After an energetic morning, checked in here for a refuel. Huge selection of beers - but full bar also if beer is not your thing. Ordered Argentina steak sandwich (at least an 11 out of ten!!) and fish tacos getting a very positive review also....More

Thank Paul C
Management response:Responded 30 May 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review Paul. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

great draft and craft beer selection. The food is just okay, sandwiches and burgers are really greasy, messy, and hard to eat because so. Parking is limited as well.

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We love good beer, and this place has plenty of it! Great service and food, too. This has a nice, casual atmosphere. We were very glad to discover it. The flights were very reasonably priced, too.

Thank SGJ1013
Management response:Responded 26 May 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had their garlic and truffle fries. You could smell the garlic as they were brought to the table. If you think that there's never enough garlic on fries, these will satisfy that craving. Fries were done perfectly and just the perfect amount of garlic.

Thank Cora W
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Was in town on business and wanted quick dinner. Place looks attractive and seemed to have lots of local traffic. Inside was quick service, lots of happy locals, and large array of brews on tap. They had Gulden Drak! Had the stuffed burger and side...More

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A young crowd and very loud. We went for dinner and not a great atmosphere for an older couple. The food was average

Thank hart13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-643-0906
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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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