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Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
+1 805-646-0207
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07:00 - 14:30
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Thu - Tue 07:00 - 14:30
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Carlsbad, California
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562 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a Thursday lunch here in downtown Ojai. We were greeted and seated promptly at a nice table. Bonnie Lu's has both booths and tables with pink tops and blue leather upholstery. They also have a luncheon counter. It's a 50s type of place. Our water arrived promptly and the server took our order. My wife ordered the Monte... More 

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Thank Gordon C
Santa Barbara, California
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143 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch and were lucky to get a table. Down to earth food and prices located on the Main Street. Breakfast all day if wanted. The Monte Christo sandwich was cooked a little different than I'm use to(not dipped in batter)but still good. Happy staff and great service. Definitely great for breakfast with hungry children I'm sure.

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Thank HEH352
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have one of the best Rueben sandwiches ever and this is a place where locals actually eat. Great breakfast and in the Arcade, so you can wander and shop after you eat!

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Thank MichelleTang408
Arkansas
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

really nice spot for breakfast. small so be prepared to wait in line. fried potatoes close to my mothers, and thats high praise

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Thank TTZArkansas
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very popular local place. Came in for breakfast and had to wait 20 minutes, but they provide complimentary coffee as you wait. Place is your typical diner/cafe; no frills. Came in due to recommendations. Had the country fried steak with eggs, country potatoes, and biscuit. My friend had the Eggs Benedict. Also had mimosas which were great at $4 a... More 

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Thank B L
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The wait was long, but worth it! Food was delish and loved the atmosphere - great music and lively staff.

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Thank gmlugo
Indio, California
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were there for breakfast and the food is excellent, the server was wonderful! It is a well done old fashioned cafe style. We loved it!

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Thank Cheryl M
Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food is good - not extraordinary, but good and served promptly. The atmosphere is quirky fun. The staff is what truly sets the place apart. Their attention to customers is stellar and they seem to be having fun - busy as they are. If it's possible to be more quirky than others in Ojai, they pulled it off the... More 

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Thank AJD50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This small country style café never ceases to impress. I brought three friends with me recently and we each got a different Sunday brunch dish. All for dishes, we agreed, with the best we've ever eaten and any breakfast joint. We will be back again and again and again.

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Thank Nani L
Ojai, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Typical small town America convenience eatery. Reliably steady quality level in both fare and service at an indisputably fair price level. Very popular on Sundays when the LA motor cycle enthusiasts take their break before tackling the twisters on CA 33 HWY N.

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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, Delicatessen, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-0207

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