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Il Giardino Ristorante - CLOSED

401 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
+1 805-640-1301
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good57%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
3 Mar 2015
13 Sep 2014
“Fun atmosphere, fresh ingredients”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

Dont bother going here. Rude yucky and unpleasant. Ojai has many other places to go other than this one.

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Reviewed 13 September 2014

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!

Thank Buffalogirl41
Reviewed 2 April 2014

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

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 29 March 2014

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

Thank 4oystercatcher
Reviewed 26 December 2013

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

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

This is a very cute and quiet little family owned restaurant in the heart of Ojai. Great tasting food! You will not be disappointed. Great for first time meetings or dates.

Thank Macky G
Reviewed 11 July 2013 via mobile

Cute local place. Food better than other Italian nearby. Value superb. Excellent service. Get coupon in Ojai coupon booklet for 20% off food or a free dessert. Makes it a spectacular deal.

Thank Val D
Reviewed 26 June 2013

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

Thank Ojainel
Reviewed 8 April 2013

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

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 13 March 2013

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

Thank RexLakewood_Ca_
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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-640-1301
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