With an atmosphere that channels the four elements, Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach immerses guests in the enchanting pleasures of the natural world. Dine surrounded by the rhythmic serenade of waves crashing on the beach below. The stylish dining room sits perched on a coastal bluff, treating guests to an endless view of azure blue and rich red sunsets.
Someone in this kitchen knows how to cook!
Service was fantastic and the food was delicious and the atmosphere was fantastic
Everything was great. I ordered the salmon special was kinda cold and bland but over all the whole experience was great.
Fabulous view. The service was very slow but it was a busy night. Servers were polite and knowledgeable. This was our second visit and the quality of the food this time compared to our last visit - over a year ago - was disappointing. The shrimp and scallops portions were small and not very flavorful. The mole had heat but not much flavor. Maybe it was an off night but we were disappointed.
Salmon was way over done. Inedible. Very disappointing
Awesome service, great view!
Waitress did not take our order until 45" after we had been served our water and advised, after we had our bills, that Ventana no longer offers a discount to locals (which we mentioned up front). Other staff were accommodating and food delicious as usual.
Fabulous in every way for a lovely lunch with friends. We didn’t feel rushed!
Great place to eat and enjoy the view of the sea and coast line. Service was on point and atmosphere real nice. People friendly place and clean restaurant. Food was very good and dessert was really good ! Only thing that I can say was the stuffed bell pepper could have had more of the sea food in that they what is was going to have in it. I will go back again for sure.
Ventana Grill never disappoints us !
Sunday Brunch, lunches with friends and best of all romantic dinners with my husband ! The meal is wonderful and the service is so accommodating!
We enjoyed a lovely meal in the Sunset Room. It was the perfect spot to watch the sunset over San Luis Bay.
The cocktails were very good. The ribeye was excellent.
The prices were very reasonable for good food in a prime seaside location.
Good food, prompt friendly food and bar service, nice atmosphere underscored by ocean views from all around the restaurant.
We had a wonderful dinner at Ventana Grill! The food was terrific, the waiter was very personable and efficient and the table and ambiance were superb! I love this place!
A favorite place to celebrate a birthday! Great food, service, and ambiance! The food is always fresh and delicious..... be sure to save room for the Mud Pie dessert!
It was our last night in Pismo and wanted a great place to eat. One of the locals told us about this place so we went! Our server Jeremy was great. His demeanor fit ours very well. We came to Pismo for our honeymoon so he made it special for us. The whole dining experience was awesome. It was the most reasonable of any of the establishments we visited on our trip and the food was excellent. Try this place!
As always Ventana Grill exceeds my expectations. My husband and I love this restaurant. The food is amazing and the staff is always super attentive.
The food area was cramped. There was no food/menu information at the table to see what was available. Some food looked as if it had been sat a while. Generally a poor selection and variety. The worst all you can eat brunch I’ve been to.
Lunch overlooking the ocean
Love everything and everyone
They never disappoint, we come here for the shrimp cocktail appetizer every time. It is the BEST. The view is spectacular, the staff is always friendly and the food is fantastic.
Loved the location, views and ambience. The food was very good and we would definitely go back. Highly recommend this restaurant to tourists and locals.
I came in for my moms birthday and the server was amazing! His name was christian and he was so sweet and helpful and so kind. We got a beautiful booth table with a view of the ocean and it was so amazing watching the thunder and lightning while celebrating my moms birthday:) it was an amazing experience. All I could say was that my flat iron steak was very salty. But I loved my experience.
We all had an excellent time there and I will return someday to have those halibut fish tacos! 😋
Birthday, was fabulous as usual, have never had a bad meal, even when they are very busy, the service is superb.
Food and service were wonderful. Unfortunately, there was a large group of ladies at the table next to us and they were screaming loud the entire dinner. It took away from the gorgeous ambience but I would definitely go back. The house made tortillas were to die for.
It was great! Zach was an awesome server and all of his recommendations were awesome!
We had the most amazing dining experience! From the time we arrived for our reservation we were treated warmly. The server, April, even helped my husband navigate the menu to find the best options for his dietary needs. The food and service were impeccable! We will definitely return.
The salmon was dry. The sides need some seasoning. The filet was good but should of been great. A dash of salt would been nice. The best thing was the appetizer ahi nachos and coconut margarita.
Very flavorfull meal & great view. Highly recommend a drink in the bar with the gorgeous antique" rainn forest oak wood bat top"
Our server was very nice and outgoing. Everything went well ❤️ Nasa’s Wife
Great Sunday Brunch. Strongly recommended.
Food was amazing, service was superb, overall best place I've ate at in Pismo!! Cannot wait to come again
Our waiter, Zachary, made our dining experience one to remember! He was courteous, helpful, timely and friendly. I would highly recommend Ventana Grill-the food, ambiance and service are at the top of my dining list!
Food and service was excellent! We would definitely return and recommend.
Food and service were outstanding however I was very disappointed. I had requested a dessert with a candle in the special request area of Open Table and it was totally ignored. This was a special birthday dinner which was not recognized by the restaurant as I requested.
Fabulous view, great food and excellent friendly service. What more could one ask for?
Loved our waitress - she had descriptions and opinions about each dish. Food was great and interesting! Our table and view was perfection. Only wish we had an earlier reservation to stare at the view longer. It is the best view I've ever seen. Thank you!
We were two couples celebrating two birthdays. I always get fish and chips here and it’s always excellent. With the restaurant being right on the ocean the view is great. The noise level is manageable so we were actually able to carry on a conversation.
Ventana is a go to for special occasions for us. Sheri has been are favorite server, and we got to enjoy her
again last night!