Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

★★★★☆
Gracious service and family atmosphere are the main draws at this local barbecue restaurant.
  • 189 The Grove Dr Y-80

    Los Angeles, CA 90036

    Cross street: Fairfax Avenue

    Map & Directions
  • 323-937-6800

About Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill

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Sun-Thu 11:30am-10pm Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm

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THE GROVE next to shopping stores. (Fairfax avenue off of).
Cinchy! Cinchy! I was there a year ago and I could SEE the food, the servings were huge.
A year later I go (which is today) and I actually went back to the restaurant and

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★★★★★

THE GROVE next to shopping stores. (Fairfax avenue off of).
Cinchy! Cinchy! I was there a year ago and I could SEE the food, the servings were huge.
A year later I go (which is today) and I actually went back to the restaurant and

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The food is really good. A bit pricey for what you get ($20 for baby back ribs and coleslaw), but tasty and a nice atmosphere. \r
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Plus, the service was excellent. Our server was Vanessa and she was uniquely good at her job,

3
★★★★★

The food is really good. A bit pricey for what you get ($20 for baby back ribs and coleslaw), but tasty and a nice atmosphere. \r
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Plus, the service was excellent. Our server was Vanessa and she was uniquely good at her job,

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I'm never sure why anyone insists they know what "authentic" BBQ is, but let me do that right now anyway! I just went to this place for the first time and have to say that I have not had better pulled pork since I lived in Winston-Salem,

3
★★★★★

I'm never sure why anyone insists they know what "authentic" BBQ is, but let me do that right now anyway! I just went to this place for the first time and have to say that I have not had better pulled pork since I lived in Winston-Salem,

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Eh, it was okay. I wasnt that impressed. I wouldn't mind going here again, but i wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

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★★☆☆☆

Eh, it was okay. I wasnt that impressed. I wouldn't mind going here again, but i wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

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If Cheesecake factory opened a BBQ joint, this is pretty much what you?d expect it to be like. Wood Ranch is the chain restaurant?s answer to BBQ, and it?s definitely not the type of BBQ spot that you?d see on the show ?Dinners, Drive-Ins, and Dives?. Knowing what to expect and not comparing it to truly authentic Southern BBQ, you?ll find that Wood Ranch can be quite enjoyable. They have all sorts of BBQ like Tri Tip, Baby Back Ribs, and Chicken. They even have salads, burgers and sandwiches all featuring their BBQ as well.

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★★★☆☆

If Cheesecake factory opened a BBQ joint, this is pretty much what you?d expect it to be like. Wood Ranch is the chain restaurant?s answer to BBQ, and it?s definitely not the type of BBQ spot that you?d see on the show ?Dinners, Drive-Ins, and Dives?. Knowing what to expect and not comparing it to truly authentic Southern BBQ, you?ll find that Wood Ranch can be quite enjoyable. They have all sorts of BBQ like Tri Tip, Baby Back Ribs, and Chicken. They even have salads, burgers and sandwiches all featuring their BBQ as well.

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my boyfriend and I always get the same dish, BBQ chicken with a side of broc an something else, house salad with balsamic, perfect for 2. sooo good and the staff is awesome

2
★★★★★

my boyfriend and I always get the same dish, BBQ chicken with a side of broc an something else, house salad with balsamic, perfect for 2. sooo good and the staff is awesome

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Big portions a little pricey. Not my down south BBQ but it doesnt taste bad at all. I would go back again.

4
★★★★☆

Big portions a little pricey. Not my down south BBQ but it doesnt taste bad at all. I would go back again.

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I love eating here at Wood Ranch... The garlic bread is the best...

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★★★★★

I love eating here at Wood Ranch... The garlic bread is the best...

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I found the service was exceptional on my first visit; the food I'd consistenlty a cut above.

2
★★★★★

I found the service was exceptional on my first visit; the food I'd consistenlty a cut above.

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i am not easy to please when it comes to food i like quality and i like lots of it service is a must before the glass is empty i like my glass filled i like a good personality at my table someone whom is happy to serve i like my food hot and in a timely manor i like my questions answered i like management whom really cares about the customars i like to be appreciated as a good customar so on that note thats why i give woodranch my hard earned money they get my money and i tip well and eat well woodranch stevensonranch rocks

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★★★★★

i am not easy to please when it comes to food i like quality and i like lots of it service is a must before the glass is empty i like my glass filled i like a good personality at my table someone whom is happy to serve i like my food hot and in a timely manor i like my questions answered i like management whom really cares about the customars i like to be appreciated as a good customar so on that note thats why i give woodranch my hard earned money they get my money and i tip well and eat well woodranch stevensonranch rocks

Pros: best sevice and food

Cons: you pay for what you get great food great sevice its all g

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I miss all the salads! When I visit, it 's the first place I want to eat..

2
★★★★★

I miss all the salads! When I visit, it 's the first place I want to eat..

Pros: salads

Cons: I moved :(

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Went to Wood Ranch in Northridge for the hot bread and end the night with happy juicy steak. Steak salad looks good and confirmed by my finicky daugther.

2
★★★★☆

Went to Wood Ranch in Northridge for the hot bread and end the night with happy juicy steak. Steak salad looks good and confirmed by my finicky daugther.

Pros: Steak is juicy and tasty

Cons: No more porterhouse cut.

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When i ask my family of five where to go for dinner Wood Ranch is always their first choice.

2
★★★★★

When i ask my family of five where to go for dinner Wood Ranch is always their first choice.

Pros: Consistantly good food at a reasonable price

Cons: Always busy

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I had the Tri Tip! I was so good. I ordered a baked potato and broccoli on the side. Being a broccoli lover, I was not impressed with how hard and tastless it was. I won't be ordering that again. The garlic rolls were ok, but I will try this place again to try different dishes from the menu. It wasn't bad at all. Just get what suits your tastes!

2
★★★★☆

I had the Tri Tip! I was so good. I ordered a baked potato and broccoli on the side. Being a broccoli lover, I was not impressed with how hard and tastless it was. I won't be ordering that again. The garlic rolls were ok, but I will try this place again to try different dishes from the menu. It wasn't bad at all. Just get what suits your tastes!

Pros: Great Sauce, Service, Food

Cons: The Broccoli

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Last evening, my wife and I stopped for dinner at the Wood Ranch in Agoura on the way home from Ventura. It is now 4p the following day and I'm still thinking about the tri tip I had last night. I'm 48 years old, I've traveled the country (including road trips across Texas) and this was easily the best piece of BBQ beef I have ever eaten. I ordered the meat medium as the server suggested. The generous portion was lean, flavorful, juicy and tender. I would easily take this Tri Tip over many of the fillets I have enjoyed over the last several years. The staff was friendly and the service excellent. If the food is inconsistent as other reviewers have suggested, then we caught a very lucky break.

2
★★★★★

Last evening, my wife and I stopped for dinner at the Wood Ranch in Agoura on the way home from Ventura. It is now 4p the following day and I'm still thinking about the tri tip I had last night. I'm 48 years old, I've traveled the country (including road trips across Texas) and this was easily the best piece of BBQ beef I have ever eaten. I ordered the meat medium as the server suggested. The generous portion was lean, flavorful, juicy and tender. I would easily take this Tri Tip over many of the fillets I have enjoyed over the last several years. The staff was friendly and the service excellent. If the food is inconsistent as other reviewers have suggested, then we caught a very lucky break.

Pros: Great Food and Service

Cons: None

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So, went last night and there's now a Thursday dinner special for a so-called "giant short rib." This would give Fred Flintstone rib envy. Freakin' huge and amazingly flavorful and tender. Yeah, it's fatty, but so is any rib. More than one person can ever eat. Unvbelievably good.

2
★★★★★

So, went last night and there's now a Thursday dinner special for a so-called "giant short rib." This would give Fred Flintstone rib envy. Freakin' huge and amazingly flavorful and tender. Yeah, it's fatty, but so is any rib. More than one person can ever eat. Unvbelievably good.

Pros: Natalie's and Grilled Veggie Salad

Cons: Too far from my office

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They had gone a little downhill but they are good again so I wanted to change my review. Great place to go for a hearty meal and casual dining.

2
★★★★☆

They had gone a little downhill but they are good again so I wanted to change my review. Great place to go for a hearty meal and casual dining.

Pros: one of the best salads in los angeles

Cons: sometimes everything starts tasting the same

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Not only is the BBQ great, but I have never had a better coleslaw, wow! A little pricey, but portions are generous. Every visit to Wood Ranch has been great, whether we dine-in or do take-out.

4
★★★★☆

Not only is the BBQ great, but I have never had a better coleslaw, wow! A little pricey, but portions are generous. Every visit to Wood Ranch has been great, whether we dine-in or do take-out.

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This place is pretty amazing. I started with a VERY cold beer (go for the larger one... upon recomendation of the server... good choice). And had an amazing BBQ Beef sandwich. Portions are very generous. I have been to the one in Agoura (the original) and this one is just as great. Easier to get a seat though.

Very good BBQ, consistent results.

2
★★★★★

This place is pretty amazing. I started with a VERY cold beer (go for the larger one... upon recomendation of the server... good choice). And had an amazing BBQ Beef sandwich. Portions are very generous. I have been to the one in Agoura (the original) and this one is just as great. Easier to get a seat though.

Very good BBQ, consistent results.

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From a friendly warm welcome from Francesca and the other ladies to the excellent service from
Jessie and the over all courtesy from the other servers with even just a hello made the dining experience memorable.
Why can't other restaurants inthis stressful time we are living in do the same?
Thank you Wood Ranch BBQ
sunshine1000

2
★★★★★

From a friendly warm welcome from Francesca and the other ladies to the excellent service from
Jessie and the over all courtesy from the other servers with even just a hello made the dining experience memorable.
Why can't other restaurants inthis stressful time we are living in do the same?
Thank you Wood Ranch BBQ
sunshine1000

Pros: great

Cons: none

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This place is hitt or miss. Recently I had was craving a good steak, and I came to Wood Ranch and ordered the rib eye; it was extremely delicious, tender, juicy and perfectly seasoned. I also highly recommend their scrumptious fresh-baked rolls, are covered in a thin film of olive oil and garlic. I've had other meals from their lunch menu that did not impress me as much; once I got the tri-tip and it was cold in the middle. Perhaps the issue is that their "cheap" lunch menu isn't as good as their full-price dinner menu? Also, they don't validate parking which stinks considering that they are located in the Grove.

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★★★★☆

This place is hitt or miss. Recently I had was craving a good steak, and I came to Wood Ranch and ordered the rib eye; it was extremely delicious, tender, juicy and perfectly seasoned. I also highly recommend their scrumptious fresh-baked rolls, are covered in a thin film of olive oil and garlic. I've had other meals from their lunch menu that did not impress me as much; once I got the tri-tip and it was cold in the middle. Perhaps the issue is that their "cheap" lunch menu isn't as good as their full-price dinner menu? Also, they don't validate parking which stinks considering that they are located in the Grove.

Pros: Ribeye steak, garlicky fresh-baked rolls

Cons: they don't validate parking, lunch menu is so-so

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I had alot of fun here!
It seemed every person that was in the restaurant was having a good time.
The server and hostess were both very friendly, the food was perfect, the drinks were strong!
I definitely recommend eating here! I know I will be back!

2
★★★★★

I had alot of fun here!
It seemed every person that was in the restaurant was having a good time.
The server and hostess were both very friendly, the food was perfect, the drinks were strong!
I definitely recommend eating here! I know I will be back!

Pros: Fun! Good atmosphere! You get what you pay for! Food was awesome

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The ambiance, great. But when you order the 'signature dish' (in this case, their tri-tip) one expects it to be more meat than fat. Both my husband and I were disappointed to find that more than the usual fat was attached to ours. So while it was very tasty, it wasn't really a lot for what you were paying for.

I guess a good way to get around this is to order the tri-tip sandwich and skip the dinner portion. Far less coin, and most likely just as much in the meat department.

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★★★☆☆

The ambiance, great. But when you order the 'signature dish' (in this case, their tri-tip) one expects it to be more meat than fat. Both my husband and I were disappointed to find that more than the usual fat was attached to ours. So while it was very tasty, it wasn't really a lot for what you were paying for.

I guess a good way to get around this is to order the tri-tip sandwich and skip the dinner portion. Far less coin, and most likely just as much in the meat department.

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I love this restaurant. The service is always great and the food is wonderful. I took my family and we all had a fabulous meal and the waitstaff was so incredibly helpful.

5
★★★★★

I love this restaurant. The service is always great and the food is wonderful. I took my family and we all had a fabulous meal and the waitstaff was so incredibly helpful.

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All my experiences at the Wood Ranch Grill have been great. The steak is tender and delicious and the burgers are thick juicy. Not to mention one of my favorites, the sweet mashed potatoes Mmm Mmm Good.

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All my experiences at the Wood Ranch Grill have been great. The steak is tender and delicious and the burgers are thick juicy. Not to mention one of my favorites, the sweet mashed potatoes Mmm Mmm Good.

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This place is my family's favorite eating out spot. The kids always pick this restaurant for their birthdays! The amount of food they give you is huge and the buffalo wings....YUM the staff always go out of their way to make sure you are satisfied....But sometimes the wait can be long due to the fact that this place rocks!!!! you know when the wait is more than an hour that mean something.

5
★★★★★

This place is my family's favorite eating out spot. The kids always pick this restaurant for their birthdays! The amount of food they give you is huge and the buffalo wings....YUM the staff always go out of their way to make sure you are satisfied....But sometimes the wait can be long due to the fact that this place rocks!!!! you know when the wait is more than an hour that mean something.

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The steak salad here is amazing! It combines healthy veggies and greens with lean steak. I'm not sure which dressing it comes with, but I always ask for vinagrette on the side. The prices are reasonable- about $15 total, so it's an expensive lunch, but good priced dinner. Plus it's at the Grove!

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★★★★☆

The steak salad here is amazing! It combines healthy veggies and greens with lean steak. I'm not sure which dressing it comes with, but I always ask for vinagrette on the side. The prices are reasonable- about $15 total, so it's an expensive lunch, but good priced dinner. Plus it's at the Grove!

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Wood Ranch restaurants are really good. The food seems healthier because of the way it's cooked. The salads are amazing and you always have left over. I even love their bread and butter.

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Wood Ranch restaurants are really good. The food seems healthier because of the way it's cooked. The salads are amazing and you always have left over. I even love their bread and butter.

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I like Wood Ranch's BBQ sauce. And I like some other restaurants' sauces too. So if you are too picky about your darn sauce, you might not like Wood Ranch. But if you like all kinds of different sauches, give it a try. Wood Ranch's meats are excellent and so are their sides and breads. The portions are are quite big and it's not exactly cheap, so I recommending splitting everything. For the non-red meat eaters, the "Santa Fe Chicken Sandwich" is very good (barbecued chicken breast topped with mozzarella, lettuce, tomato, cilantro and Ranch dressing on a country brioche bun). Also the "America?s Best BBQ Tri Tip Sandwich" is excellent (thinly sliced trip tip simmered in BBQ sauce on a French baguette). The tri tip is very moist and they give you a lot. It's so good you need to take some off the sandwich and eat individual bites with a fork-- and you can do this a lot and still have a lot left on your sandwhich! The bread rolls you get with your dishes are delicious. Regarding side dishes, the cole slaw is very tasty. It has peanuts in it which give it a nice crunch. As we all know, BBQ is messy and Wood Ranch has the best wet naps I've ever seen!

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★★★★☆

I like Wood Ranch's BBQ sauce. And I like some other restaurants' sauces too. So if you are too picky about your darn sauce, you might not like Wood Ranch. But if you like all kinds of different sauches, give it a try. Wood Ranch's meats are excellent and so are their sides and breads. The portions are are quite big and it's not exactly cheap, so I recommending splitting everything. For the non-red meat eaters, the "Santa Fe Chicken Sandwich" is very good (barbecued chicken breast topped with mozzarella, lettuce, tomato, cilantro and Ranch dressing on a country brioche bun). Also the "America?s Best BBQ Tri Tip Sandwich" is excellent (thinly sliced trip tip simmered in BBQ sauce on a French baguette). The tri tip is very moist and they give you a lot. It's so good you need to take some off the sandwich and eat individual bites with a fork-- and you can do this a lot and still have a lot left on your sandwhich! The bread rolls you get with your dishes are delicious. Regarding side dishes, the cole slaw is very tasty. It has peanuts in it which give it a nice crunch. As we all know, BBQ is messy and Wood Ranch has the best wet naps I've ever seen!

Pros: Good BBQ sauce, tender meats, good sides and breads

Cons: A little pricey

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very modern spot with VERY tasty food. The tri-tip was excellent. The Natalie salad was also very good. Overall the experience was perfect right from the start. Very prompt service and very busy on the weekends. May be a good idea to get reservations. Food portions are huge so may be a good idea to share.

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★★★★★

very modern spot with VERY tasty food. The tri-tip was excellent. The Natalie salad was also very good. Overall the experience was perfect right from the start. Very prompt service and very busy on the weekends. May be a good idea to get reservations. Food portions are huge so may be a good idea to share.

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As BBQ goes, I know what I'm talking about. The tri tip was excellent, but the trout was outstanding. Great service too. Way to go Wood Ranch!

2
★★★★★

As BBQ goes, I know what I'm talking about. The tri tip was excellent, but the trout was outstanding. Great service too. Way to go Wood Ranch!

Pros: superb atmosphere. great food, great service.

Cons: i got too full for dessert!

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I am not a huge red meat eater so I ordered the Chinese Chicken Salad and was quite impressed with it. I went here with a group and we got a nice booth to sit at. The service was prompt and the food portions were huge! My husband who is a red meat eater really enjoyed this place. It is a good value for what you get.

2
★★★★☆

I am not a huge red meat eater so I ordered the Chinese Chicken Salad and was quite impressed with it. I went here with a group and we got a nice booth to sit at. The service was prompt and the food portions were huge! My husband who is a red meat eater really enjoyed this place. It is a good value for what you get.

Pros: Huge food portions

Cons: food is a bit heavy

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Sorry, I prefer my barbecue a little more down home (i.e. Phillip's or Woody's). The sauce is too sweet and light on smokiness for me. However, as a typical Americana restaraunt the place is not so bad. They serve great cocktails as well. But in terms of BBQ I was underwhelmed.

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★★★☆☆

Sorry, I prefer my barbecue a little more down home (i.e. Phillip's or Woody's). The sauce is too sweet and light on smokiness for me. However, as a typical Americana restaraunt the place is not so bad. They serve great cocktails as well. But in terms of BBQ I was underwhelmed.

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This ain't no bbq shack! My ribeye was as good as the steaks I've had for double the price around town. Great value, fun atmosphere without the 'tude! Dejuan was entertaining and knowledgeable about Trojan football even though he admitted he's a Bruin. Bottom line: great steaks and ribs, sides are amazing, and service is attentive and friendly. Wood Ranch gets my two thumbs up!

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★★★★★

This ain't no bbq shack! My ribeye was as good as the steaks I've had for double the price around town. Great value, fun atmosphere without the 'tude! Dejuan was entertaining and knowledgeable about Trojan football even though he admitted he's a Bruin. Bottom line: great steaks and ribs, sides are amazing, and service is attentive and friendly. Wood Ranch gets my two thumbs up!

Pros: food, service, atmosphere

Cons: long wait during peak periods

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When you go to the Grove, you know you're going to have to wait if you want to eat. Enter Wood Ranch!!! They're very quick with their seating. The staff was very friendly; from the person who took our name, to the person who sat us, to our server. They have the most AMAZING rolls with butter and garlic!!! There's also a great selection of salads and sides for vegetarians to pick from and well, of course, what they're known for: their steaks. Portions are huge, so you'll have some to eat the next day when you take it home.

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★★★★★

When you go to the Grove, you know you're going to have to wait if you want to eat. Enter Wood Ranch!!! They're very quick with their seating. The staff was very friendly; from the person who took our name, to the person who sat us, to our server. They have the most AMAZING rolls with butter and garlic!!! There's also a great selection of salads and sides for vegetarians to pick from and well, of course, what they're known for: their steaks. Portions are huge, so you'll have some to eat the next day when you take it home.

Pros: Great selection, Quick Seating, Large Portions

Cons: Noisy

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I was wary of this place. I was impressed though when I walked in and saw that it looked like anything but a chain. The decor is very upscale. I ordered the strip steak and my friend had the grilled salmon in a sort of bourbon-brown sugar glaze. Both were exceptional and we paid a lot less than we would have elsewhere. The salads were very fresh and we split a cheesecake for dessert that was too much for us and not overly sweet like many other places offer. Overall, this is a surprising and welcome addition to my list of places to go back and try other dishes. Pretty good wine list too. Great Orogeny Pinot Noir. Service was friendly and efficient, even though the place was jammed and there was a wait.

2
★★★★☆

I was wary of this place. I was impressed though when I walked in and saw that it looked like anything but a chain. The decor is very upscale. I ordered the strip steak and my friend had the grilled salmon in a sort of bourbon-brown sugar glaze. Both were exceptional and we paid a lot less than we would have elsewhere. The salads were very fresh and we split a cheesecake for dessert that was too much for us and not overly sweet like many other places offer. Overall, this is a surprising and welcome addition to my list of places to go back and try other dishes. Pretty good wine list too. Great Orogeny Pinot Noir. Service was friendly and efficient, even though the place was jammed and there was a wait.

Pros: service, price, quality

Cons: parking, crowded, too much food

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I know many enjoyed this palce, for me it was very average. First the serive was awful, i decdided to sit in near bar, the hostess told me to help our myselfs. When no waiter came to us and we had no menus for ten minutes. I went to the hostess stand and grabbed them myself, waited for another ten minutes no server came by. I want back to the host, who told me that it was'nt the bar and walked me any my party to a new table where we waited another ten minutes for a un-friendly server to come by. The salad was warm and the fork was chilled. But, ordered a burger my friend orderd bbq chicken. He said it was decent, mine was decent. we spent 25 each. So my opnion over priced, bad service, and okay food. I don't think i will ever be returning.

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★☆☆☆☆

I know many enjoyed this palce, for me it was very average. First the serive was awful, i decdided to sit in near bar, the hostess told me to help our myselfs. When no waiter came to us and we had no menus for ten minutes. I went to the hostess stand and grabbed them myself, waited for another ten minutes no server came by. I want back to the host, who told me that it was'nt the bar and walked me any my party to a new table where we waited another ten minutes for a un-friendly server to come by. The salad was warm and the fork was chilled. But, ordered a burger my friend orderd bbq chicken. He said it was decent, mine was decent. we spent 25 each. So my opnion over priced, bad service, and okay food. I don't think i will ever be returning.

Pros: nothing

Cons: service, food

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Go elsewhere for good food and quality. This place lacks care and/or concern and food is subpar.

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★☆☆☆☆

Go elsewhere for good food and quality. This place lacks care and/or concern and food is subpar.

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I went with 6 people to celebrate a birthday. We were seated promptly and service was very good. Overall the food was average- ribs and burgers were a bit bland, tri-tip steak was pretty good. BBQ sauce definitely too sweet and watery (as other reviewers have said). Overall a good value and good atmosphere, conveniently located next to shopping, but don't make a special trip for the food.

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★★★☆☆

I went with 6 people to celebrate a birthday. We were seated promptly and service was very good. Overall the food was average- ribs and burgers were a bit bland, tri-tip steak was pretty good. BBQ sauce definitely too sweet and watery (as other reviewers have said). Overall a good value and good atmosphere, conveniently located next to shopping, but don't make a special trip for the food.

Pros: Value, Service, Location

Cons: Average Food

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I went for my mom's birthday and even thought we didnt ask for it, the brought her some ice cream with candles in it. It was a nice finishing touch to a great dinner. I recommend the BBQ chicken dishes. The ribs are okay, stick with the pork ribs and stay away from the rotisserie. It's kind of bland. The side dishes are wonderful especially the baked beans. Go hungry and you will be more thank satisfied. I love this place but it tends to get really crowded so prepare for a long wait and do some browsing around the Grove mall while you wait. It's worth it.

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★★★★★

I went for my mom's birthday and even thought we didnt ask for it, the brought her some ice cream with candles in it. It was a nice finishing touch to a great dinner. I recommend the BBQ chicken dishes. The ribs are okay, stick with the pork ribs and stay away from the rotisserie. It's kind of bland. The side dishes are wonderful especially the baked beans. Go hungry and you will be more thank satisfied. I love this place but it tends to get really crowded so prepare for a long wait and do some browsing around the Grove mall while you wait. It's worth it.

Pros: service, bbq, big portions

Cons: long waits

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Great restaurant but long wait for a table. Recommend the onion rings, baby back pork ribs with a side of mashed potatoes and peanut coleslaw. Delicious!

2
★★★★☆

Great restaurant but long wait for a table. Recommend the onion rings, baby back pork ribs with a side of mashed potatoes and peanut coleslaw. Delicious!

Pros: , Great ribs!

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Went to the Grove and had some pretty good bbq at Woodranch BBQ. The tri-tip was tender, not over cooked. The ribs were very good. We've been to several of the chains places & am alway satisfied.

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★★★☆☆

Went to the Grove and had some pretty good bbq at Woodranch BBQ. The tri-tip was tender, not over cooked. The ribs were very good. We've been to several of the chains places & am alway satisfied.

Pros: tender meat, friendly service

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The best barbeque in the San Fernando Valley. Tender meats, great service and a pleasant atmosphere. Worth the travel from Burbank, North Hollywood, anywhere. Try it out.

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★★★★★

The best barbeque in the San Fernando Valley. Tender meats, great service and a pleasant atmosphere. Worth the travel from Burbank, North Hollywood, anywhere. Try it out.

Pros: tender meat, service, atmosphere

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Best BBQ in the San Fernando Valley. Ribs were tender & the tri-tip was like butter. We left here over-whelmed in BBQ heaven. Thanks.

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★★★★★

Best BBQ in the San Fernando Valley. Ribs were tender & the tri-tip was like butter. We left here over-whelmed in BBQ heaven. Thanks.

Pros: tri-tip, sides, baby back ribs

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I didn't expect much when I went there for dinner. But boy!... i'm glad i did. We went there on a tuesday night and they have "all you can eat" ribs. It was worth a trip. Eventhough i only ask for a small rack more. The portion was huge! You'll pretty much spend $20 for dinner but it can serve 2.

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★★★★★

I didn't expect much when I went there for dinner. But boy!... i'm glad i did. We went there on a tuesday night and they have "all you can eat" ribs. It was worth a trip. Eventhough i only ask for a small rack more. The portion was huge! You'll pretty much spend $20 for dinner but it can serve 2.

Pros: big portions, fun atmosphere, outside seating

Cons: , busy street

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The portabelo mushroom sandwich is excellent, as are the french fries. Unfortunately the "famous" barbeque sauce leaves a lot to be desired. It's too sweet and just not as tasty as it should be. Go there for the service and the atmosphere, but not for the barbeque sauce.

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★★★☆☆

The portabelo mushroom sandwich is excellent, as are the french fries. Unfortunately the "famous" barbeque sauce leaves a lot to be desired. It's too sweet and just not as tasty as it should be. Go there for the service and the atmosphere, but not for the barbeque sauce.

Pros: friendly service, fun atmosphere, great fries

Cons: barbeque sauce

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I've now been to three locations of Wood Ranch. This is the newest and it's very clean and friendly. It borders The Grove shopping area and it's nice to get away from the hustle and bustle.

I ordered the BBQ tri-tip salad and it was outstanding! The meat was cooked to perfection and there was a LOT of it.

Wood Ranch offers a lunch menu which means they knock off a couple of bucks from the regular menu. Portion sizes aren't affected; I barely made it through half of my salad! I was in a pretty large group and we got good service and everyone seemed pleased with their meal.

There's a nice patio for warm season outdoor dining too.

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★★★★☆

I've now been to three locations of Wood Ranch. This is the newest and it's very clean and friendly. It borders The Grove shopping area and it's nice to get away from the hustle and bustle.

I ordered the BBQ tri-tip salad and it was outstanding! The meat was cooked to perfection and there was a LOT of it.

Wood Ranch offers a lunch menu which means they knock off a couple of bucks from the regular menu. Portion sizes aren't affected; I barely made it through half of my salad! I was in a pretty large group and we got good service and everyone seemed pleased with their meal.

There's a nice patio for warm season outdoor dining too.

Pros: Good Food, Good Service, Good Menu Variety

Cons: Didn't Get Any Rolls!

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On Saturday Evening 11/01/03 my wife and i went to the Wood Ranch at "The Grove" in Los Angeles to have dinner for our 1 year wedding anniversary and our server "Greg" was just awsome!!!! we mentioned that it was our anniversary and throughout our dinner he was always assuring that we had what we needed and our drinks were never empty. and at the end he surprised us with an ice cream sunday and congratulated us. i think that shows he is paying attention to what guests are requesting and, we would definitley return to have dinner.

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★★★★★

On Saturday Evening 11/01/03 my wife and i went to the Wood Ranch at "The Grove" in Los Angeles to have dinner for our 1 year wedding anniversary and our server "Greg" was just awsome!!!! we mentioned that it was our anniversary and throughout our dinner he was always assuring that we had what we needed and our drinks were never empty. and at the end he surprised us with an ice cream sunday and congratulated us. i think that shows he is paying attention to what guests are requesting and, we would definitley return to have dinner.

Pros: Great Service, Great Tasting Food, Nice Environment

Cons: None, None, None

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Will do in a pinch, but certainly not nearly as good as the bar-be-que in the South. I still can't understand why they serve tri-tip instead of brisquet. There is no comparison. Sauce is way too sweet for my taste.

2
★★★★☆

Will do in a pinch, but certainly not nearly as good as the bar-be-que in the South. I still can't understand why they serve tri-tip instead of brisquet. There is no comparison. Sauce is way too sweet for my taste.

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Having grown up in the South, I have to find it laughable that Wood Ranch made it onto the "Best BBQ" listing here in L.A. And by the way, where is Memphis in this survey? Anyone who knows BBQ knows that it was born there. The Rendezvous, Corky's, John Will's... Countless numbers of fabulous BBQ joints.

If you want something grilled with sauce slapped on it, try Wood Ranch. If you want real BBQ, try somewhere else. I would recommend St. Francis BBQ in Camarillo, CA for L.A. area.

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★★★☆☆

Having grown up in the South, I have to find it laughable that Wood Ranch made it onto the "Best BBQ" listing here in L.A. And by the way, where is Memphis in this survey? Anyone who knows BBQ knows that it was born there. The Rendezvous, Corky's, John Will's... Countless numbers of fabulous BBQ joints.

If you want something grilled with sauce slapped on it, try Wood Ranch. If you want real BBQ, try somewhere else. I would recommend St. Francis BBQ in Camarillo, CA for L.A. area.

Pros: Nice service

Cons: Mediocre food, So-so sauces, Not slow cooked

 

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