The 15 places where you should be eating and drinking in Ojai.
December 6, 2022
June 12, 2020 - a running list of Ventura County restaurants that have reopened their dining rooms and patios for dine-in service.
June 12, 2020
Pinyon is a sourdough bakery, wine shop, and pizza emporium in Ojai.
December 5, 2022
Jimmy's Pub is an all-day spot that works best for a scenic lunch at Ojai Valley Inn.
Topa Topa Brewing Company is a taproom and restaurant right on the main drag in Ojai.
Air Pizza is an excellent slice shop just 10 minutes outside of Ojai’s downtown strip.
The Dutchess is a Burmese-leaning all-day restaurant and bakery in Ojai.
September 26, 2022
Rory's Place is part-grocer, part-restaurant that you should keep in mind for a lively dinner in Ojai.
March 2, 2022
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Osteria Monte Grappa is an Italian place in Ojai with great homemade pastas.
June 25, 2019
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.
Ojai Beverage Company might look like a normal liquor store, but in the back they serve great craft beer and a simple bar menu.
June 1, 2018
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.