The Nest is our favorite spot for a sort-of healthy lunch in Ojai. It’s an order-at-the-counter setup on the main strip, with lots of outdoor seating and a menu that ranges from fish and chips and Chinese bao to Brussels sprout tacos. Those tacos are particularly good, but you’re really here to settle in on the patio and figure out how many years of work it’s going to take until you can afford to buy a house in Ojai.

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Where To Eat & Drink In Ojai

The 14 places where you should be eating and drinking in Ojai.

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Farmer & The Cook

Farmer and the Cook is a health food store and cafe in Ojai with great vegetarian Mexican food.

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Ojai Tortilla House

Ojai Tortilla House has great Mexican in Ojai, with a small menu of tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.

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Kate’s Bread

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.

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Ojai Rotie

Ojai Rotie’s patio and excellent chicken platters make it the perfect downtown Lebanese spot.