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469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
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08:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is terrible, poorly organized unlike other similar spots serving coffee and baked goods. Not very friendly...bad attitude. The bagels are amazing and they do serve a great fried egg sandwich but the bad experience makes me give going there a second thought.

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Thank 888contact
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The breakfast sandwich was a great way to start the day, particularly due to the fresh baked whole-grain English muffin. (It also included an egg, ham, and cheese. The woman who worked the counter was very friendly, and the wait for food wasn’t long. The cup of coffee was huge, which is good as refills are not free. There is... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Not the place to go if you want desserts made with natural sweetness or which are vegan friendly but really good for standard bakery items made extra special like homemade. Friendly and casual atmosphere. Fairly pricy but it goes towards the small batch process and great ingredients. Nice courtyard out front.

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Thank ErinJE
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

OK, so we didn't really have that many meals in town but this was absolutely delicious! My friend and I split a salad and flatbread pizza. The salad was fresh and perfectly dressed. The pizza was also amazing! I wish I had been hungry enough to sample more of their food. . . .

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Thank Audrey K
Nutley, New Jersey
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fresh, Local, GF/Vegan choices, and Organic. Food: 8.5 Drink: 8 Service: 9 Atmos: 8 Value: 5 The place is pricey, but worth it. We both had breakfast sandwiches, one on a bagel, one one on Brioche and were very happy (add the roasted tomato to really make your sandwich better). Coffee and fresh OJ were top notch. We also took... More 

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Thank RobChills
Ojai, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Knead is great for breakfast and lunch. Run by mother, two daughters and a son, things are well-done. Yummy pastries, salads, sandwiches, desserts. Located right in town.

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Thank plyn2016
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We came here for some food away from the hustle and bustle of Ojai and this looked great from the outside. We were hugely disappointed by the extremely rude and petulant staff behind the till. It put us off so much we walked right out without even ordering anything. Sort it out folks, ain't nobody got time for that.

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Thank Sarah N
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

2nd time eating at Knead. Excellent, fresh sandwiches and salads. Very pleasant. Recommended for lunch.

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Thank 477bradp
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

I only go there once in a while if a friend wants. The prices are absurd. I paid $13, the cheapest on the menu, for a breakfast sandwich on a small piece of bread with an egg and piece cheese and they wanted to charge a few dollars more for arugula! You gotta be kidding me. Even the coffee is... More 

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Thank truthrules
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

The food was amazing, and not very expensive. But why cash only? It's 2016! But I am glad we crossed the street to go to the ATM, because the food was worth it.

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Thank Robyn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?