From the outside, it is not impressive. However, on the inside it was very nice. We made reservations for dinner. However, they did not seem to be very busy at that time. We sat outside by some water with bamboo trees in the background.
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Just a stroll down from The Ojai Retreat is The Ranch House sophisticated and simple in the same time the idel setting to propose.
My wife and I always go to the Ranch House for our anniversary for the wonderful food and atmosphere. We had the 5 course prix fixe dinner and my wife and I both had the duck in marionberry sauce, which was fabulous. I had told...More
The staff very warm and welcoming! The atmosphere lovely. My wife is a gourmet cook and recipe contest winner. She read about the restaurant in a cookbook about fifty years ago. We were delighted to learn it was still in existence and an Ojai icon....More
Had dinner with my husband at the Ranch House in Ojai last night. We had the 5 course Prix Fixe Dinner. I had the Sea Bass and my husband had the Lobster in pastry shell. We were not disappointed! Everything from the appetizer (scallop in...More
Invited to a private dinner by customers. Group of 25. Sat outside in a beautiful garden. Enjoyed exploring the gardens before dinner. So cool to see the bamboo growing throughout the property. Delicious dinner in a magical setting.
Because everything, EVERYTHING... atmosphere, food, service, management was wonderful. It was raining and yet we got to sit outside in the beautiful, magical, spiritual gardens. Price was $45 per person for three-course meal and worth every cent. First class cuisine.
Seated in a secluded cabana, surrounded by a towering bamboo forest, you might think yours was the only party in the restaurant. Food was inventive, contemporary and fancifully presented. Great wine list, especially if you're looking for local vintages. Very cool stylish bar. We wanted...More
Along with the accompanying ambiance and hint of an evocative history (even though its original ownership and glory have long since past) are what keep this landmark going. The food is OK... not amazing in any way... and the service is perfunctory. The "famous" scallop...More
This is right down the street from the Ojai Retreat where we stayed and it was a find since it is on the outskirts of town away from the other restaurants, etc. The food was excellent and the waitstaff was friendly and attentive. You will...More