Dont bother going here. Rude yucky and unpleasant. Ojai has many other places to go other than this one.
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We enjoyed our meal, they were very accommodating of a large party and children. I don't recommend the gluten-free pasta, it was gritty and falling apart. If you are gluten-free stick to the salads or other offerings. The sauces are delicious!
We stopped off in Ojai and had lunch at Il Giardino Ristorante. The food was pleasant and tasty but not exceptional. Seafood salad with avocado was tasty and my partner had a wrap which was pronounced ok but a bit plain. Pleasant atmosphere and staff...More
We stopped by for lunch and I ordered the salmon lunch special. It was a delightful meal in a nice atmosphere. The food was freshly prepared properly spiced and well presented. The price was quite modest considering it was a dinner like portion. We had...More
I was craving Italian food and the restaurant recommended to me was closed for the holiday so I stopped in here. It's a small place and I actually had to ask someone inside if it was even open. It was and I was seated and...More
Il Giardino has a varied Italian menu and most of what I have had there has been consistently delicious (with the exception of the pizza). Service always is excellent, whether for couples or for large groups of 20 or more. Outdoor seating is lovely year-round...More
On the weekends you can enjoy your meal on the outdoor patio while listening to a variety of music. They provide heaters in case the weather gets cool but rarely do you need that in Ojai after April. The bread is amazing and the food...More
The outside does not overwhelm, but the food is outstanding! The staff was great, and super friendly, with good suggestions off the menu with many selections. The seafood surprise was loaded with assorted seafood, lots of shrimp, scallops, mussels and chunks of fish over pasta...More