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.
A good meal in an exceptional setting.
We have been spoiled by having the very tall gentleman as a waiter. He is excellent! The waiter we had was no where near the caliber of his co-worker.
The salad was delicious. Our entree (Salmon) was fresh and perfectly prepared. The server was very attentive. We will definitely return for another meal.
The service staff and food was very good. My wife definitely had a great birthday dinner
Fabulous food and sunset!
Best restaurant in that area. Our server Johnny made the experience absolutely amazing. 10/10 recommend to anyone in the area
I have eaten several times at the Ventana Grill with family and friends. Unfortunately I was celebrating my 60 birthday with friends that had never been to the Ventana, and I had to apologize for the service. I didn't even get a chance to tell the server that it was my birthday celebration. He did not seem like he had the time for us. Usually, we have several servers attending us, but Sunday it seemed like he was alone and the other servers never even addressed us even though they saw us looking around for our server! I will try again, because I have had great experiences at the Ventana.
Fantastic views of the ocean! A wonderful restaurant for a special celebration dinner. Food and drinks were delicious as well. Service was excellent.
Waiter kind and helpful! Food delicious!
Great place for dinner. Awesome views and the service was superb.
We like this restaurant. Menu is limited, but encompasses a number of choices. My wife and I have eaten different things on both visits, and have enjoyed everything. A table by a window will reward you with a great view of the shore and ocean. There is plenty of parking on site. Restaurant is open floorplan, so not an intimate place to eat. They have a large bar and it carries some noise throughout. One nice touch is hand-made tortillas served warm with a variety of salsas instead of the usual bread and butter. We will go back during each visit to the Pismo area.
In had the fish and chips, which was very fishy tasting
Great dinner. Loved the view.
Great food , great service and amazing view!
Always enjoy having our monthly book club meeting here as the restaurant is so accommodating and the food is great.
Food was tasty and didnt have to wait long. Was good value for money. Only thing that let it down was service, wasnt brilliant, kinda forgotten about and server always felt like he was rushing to get through it, he even forgot to offer dessert and the bill was thrown at us. Have been before and it was amazing so hopefully just a one off
We made reservations and requested a table with an ocean view, we were not disappointed! We ordered the mussels & chorizo appetizer, it was delicious. We Shared an entrée and had leftovers! We were celebrating my wife's birthday and received a delicious complementary desert. This was our servers third day on the job and she was wonderful. All in all a great birthday dinner.
Super Service, sehr leckeres Essen und ein Wahnsinns-Sonnenuntergang
The food was excellent, the view outstanding, however we missed the live music.
Great food, friendly waiter, pleasant welcome at door! One of my favorite places to eat on the central coast.
Wonderful food in a lively and casual environment.
Our server Dan was honestly the best server I have ever had by far. He was happy, energetic, and asked me about our plans and even remembered what I said and told us I hope your daughter kicks butt at her soccer game. That energy I can definitely be around, that guy needs to manage the place.
We are locals that eat here 5 or 6 times per year. This restaurant is a beautiful place to visit for sure. If your table isn't ready/available, sitting outside on the deck with a cocktail and a little something to eat, is one of the best kept secrets on the Central Coast. But, even with a reservation and a note about us celebrating our anniversary, we weren't given an ocean view table at 6:00pm. The food this visit was top notch. I had the special halibut with veggies cooked in coconut milk and fried plantains. AMAZING! My husband had his usual ceviche witch was as always, fantastic. My only reason for 4 stars for service is that our server never asked me if I wanted another cocktail. We had to flag her down, to ask for it.
Good food and a lovely place. April is very nice and attentive!
A delightful meal
With just that hint of sass. So
Much food and all wonderfully delicious. Spicy if you want, hot and saucy and all served with a side of friendliness. A place to return to time after time.
Great food. Reasonable price. Service was a bit forgetful at times.
Accommodated us replacing our beer free of charge. Burger was amazing, chilli hot with great cheese. Could improve the ambience with some music. Our table server was great.
Total package. Great food, wonderful atmosphere, and they provided a dessert on the house for my wife's birthday. We're definitely going again.
Stunning sunset over the Pacific followed by the lingering glow along the coastal cliffs covered by roosting Pelicans. Creative culinary creations that provided us with a sensational dining experience. Can’t wait to come back for more!
We went for my daughter's birthday and enjoyed the whole experience. We will definitely be back!
Wonderful evening. The food was good, the service great and all hazed in gold with the flight of tequila. the great thing is the balcony around the front to watch the sunset.
We enjoyed a delicious lunch at Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach before heading north to Paso Robles. The food was perfect, service friendly and quick, but best of all, the view is spectacular! Highly recommend!
Amazing view amazing service and very delicious food and presentation. Highly recommend if you are in the Pismo beach area.
Was good little slow service but overall great time
Fantastic table with a view. Great lighting. Just what we were looking for. Amazing ceviche appetizer. Everything was delicious. Attentive service, too
Awesome lunch menu and you certainly cannot beat the view !
Continues to be one of our favorite places. Does not disappoint. They treat so well. A broiled/baked fish dish added to the menu might be nice.
Always like the Ventana, sea bass was moist, nachos and clams apps were good
I took my mother to Ventana Grill for her 93rd birthday. It was perfect from making the reservation to the fabulous meal and service. I had asked for a window table and it was waiting for us. My mom was greeted with a Happy Birthday from the person who seated us as well as our delightfully friendly and helpful waiter. Our meal was fabulous. My mom is still talking about her special day. Thank you Ventana Grill and employees for making her day so special.