The Dutchess is a Burmese-leaning restaurant and bakery where you'll find some of the best pastries in Ojai.
Written byNikko Duren
Rory's Place is part-grocer, part-restaurant that you should keep in mind for a lively dinner in Ojai.
Written byHillary Reinsberg
A running list of Ventura County restaurants reopening their dining rooms and patios.
Written byKat Hong & James Montgomery
Osteria Monte Grappa is an Italian place in Ojai with great homemade pastas.
Written byBrett Keating
Ojai Deer Lodge is a legitimate lodge with great drinks and a giant barbeque on the weekend.
Papa Lennon’s is a pizza place in Ojai with good pies, and great chicken parm sandwiches, but strangely, no Beatles theme.
Ojai Rotie’s patio and excellent chicken platters make it the perfect downtown Lebanese spot.
Azu has a wide-ranging Mediterranean menu, and is a solid place for dinner in Ojai.
Written byJess Basser Sanders
Ojai Beverage Company might look like a normal liquor store, but in the back they serve great craft beer and a simple bar menu.
Boccali’s is a red sauce Italian spot in Ojai with fine pizzas and pasta, good strawberry shortcake, and a fantastic outdoor seating area out back.
Ojai’s Tipple and Ramble is a wine bar with a relaxed patio, ideal for pre-dinner drinks and a charcuterie board.
A bakery run out of a house in Ojai, Kate’s Bread is only open a few days a week and you should probably pre-order your pastries, but it’s worth it.
Ojai Tortilla House has great Mexican in Ojai, with a small menu of tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.
Farmer and the Cook is a health food store and cafe in Ojai with great vegetarian Mexican food.
The Nest is a great spot for a sort-of healthy lunch in Ojai, with its casual set-up and big patio.
For a big, diner-style breakfast in Ojai, Bonnie Lu's is the place to go.
Beacon has the best coffee in Ojai, plus an interesting menu that's better than most coffee shop food.
A little bakery on the main drag of Ojai, Knead has great pastries, bread, and breakfast sandwiches.