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Ojai, an idyllic and stylish little town just
up the mountain from Ventura, offers natural beauty along with an array of amazing restaurants. From farm-to-table, family-owned to upscale dining.

A Little Upscale Ojai Eateries

Ojai Valley Inn

905 Country Club Road Ojai
We love The Oak for Breakfast or lunch.  It is a go-to for brunch with Mimosas or Lunch with a cold beer. Jimmys Pub is a go-to for an early dinner or appetizer with the family by a fire pit! It is great for a casual early dinner or appetizers. The kids love the menu, have plenty of room to roam, and the views are incredible.


Rory’s Place Ojai

139 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
If you are looking for a menu with variety, this is a great spot. Inventive menu options and an intimate atmosphere. Live fire cooking, charcuterie, natural wines, raw bar located in the heart of downtown Ojai.



314 El Paseo Rd, Ojai, CA
A great date night dinner location located near downtown Ojai. Home-made pasta, seafood, and traditional Italian dishes with specialty cocktails.


The Dutchess

457 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023
Freshly baked bread, pastries, treats, and pre-made sandwiches, with breakfast and lunch dishes from the kitchen from 8 am-2 pm. Nighttime shifts into an energetic restaurant featuring Burmese fare, farmers’ market-driven cocktails, craft beer, and wines.


Tres Hermanas

334 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023
Quality food and delicious cocktails inspired by the state of New Mexico, Located in Downtown Ojai.


Something in-between Dining in Ojai

Ojai Noodle House

100 E El Roblar Drive, Ojai
Where do I start? A Vietnamese-inspired mix of Pho, Noodle dishes, rice, burgers, and a perfect mix for the whole family. Date night, family dinner, good for it all. Ojai Noodle House, just like any good spot, will have a long wait, so an early dinner is great!


Izakaya Full Moon

928 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
Japanese Izakaya (tapas) in a sweet little family-owned restaurant. Authentic plates vary from fresh sushi, daily ramen, and my favorite, the chicken and shrimp wontons! A must try: the Corn Kaki-age (Corn Tempura)!



Casual Ojai Dining

Bonnie Lu’s

328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
Great homestyle breakfast spot right in Downtown Ojai. Whether you grab a table with friends or a stool at the counter, you are in for a healthy dose of home-cooked deliciousness. Classic breakfasts, such as fluffy pancakes, or Eggs Benedict, and their famous biscuits and sausage gravy. Breakfast is available all day every day, and it will get crowded on the weekend!


Farmer and the Cook

339 W El Roblar Dr, Ojai
A nice stop for a healthy smoothie or vegetarian lunch! They also have a small market with fresh fruits and vegetables.


Ojai Tortilla House

104 N Signal St, Downtown Ojai
Ojai’s best-kept secret! Open from 11 am until they sell out. Homemade tortillas that will make this a regular spot!



3277 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
A go-to family spot with great outdoor seating! Italian food that uses ingredients from a local farm for pizza, pasta, and salad. Save room for Strawberry shortcake during the Strawberry season!

Agave Marias

106 S Montgomery St, Ojai
Agave Marias has an extensive menu of traditional Mexican dishes. They are known for their Ojai Pixie Margaritas and spacious patio to enjoy.


Zaidee’s Bar And Grill

1033 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
Dining with a view at Soule Park Golf Course. It’s one of the best breakfast or lunch spots in town, and did I say full bar? Indoor and Outdoor seating available.


The Nest

401 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
Focal-pointing local produce and organic and sustainable ingredients, The Nest pushes the boundaries of classic comfort food with innovative menu items and weekly specials. Great lunch spot, early dinner or Sunday Brunch.


Ojai Rotie

469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai
Rotisserie chicken, Freshly baked homemade sourdough, plus wine and beer! All patio seating.


Ojai Pizza Company

(805) 646-7878
Ojai Pizza has locations in Ojai and Oakview. We always love Pizza delivered, but it is fun to do the dine-in option as well.


Sea Fresh Ojai

533 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with an extensive menu. Indoor and outdoor dining that can accommodate larger groups.


Hip Vegan

201 N Montgomery St, Ojai
Vegan sandwiches, salads, and bowls served with smoothies in a minimalist counter-serve cafe.


Deer Lodge

2261 Maricopa Hwy, Ojai
Deer Lodge is the oldest restaurant and tavern in Ojai! Farm-to-table dining in a lodge setting with a fireplace and outdoor seating. Great fried chicken and Bloody Marys! They even have an offering of vegan and vegetarian dishes if that’s your thing!


Papa Lennon’s

515 W El Roblar Dr, Ojai
Casual pizzeria and Italian spot located in Mieners Oaks. Great for the whole family with indoor and outdoor seating.

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