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469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
Wed - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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los angeles
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Knead makes delicious breads -- so good, it's easy to order more than you can actually eat. We come here for their signature breakfast sandwich: an egg (you can order scrambled or fried) with white cheddar on one of their four yummy breads (my teenagers love the brioche; I'm addicted to the rustic country roll) and from there you can... More 

Thank dulcinha63
Greenwich, CT
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

The only reason not to give this place 5 stars is the line. It can take a while sometimes but very much worth the wait. The food is fantastic

Thank CSB99
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Outstanding coffee; marvelous breads and pastries. Top quality homemade goods. I love Knead, and will return as often as I'm able to afford their prices. Yes, They are expensive.

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Ojai, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Overpriced and not well organized (lines may be long to buy a loaf of bread if others are ordering meals). Nevertheless, has the best bread in Ojai and pleasant informal patio seating. Be aware they don't take credit cards.

Thank SoCalGal2014
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Had quiche, eggs with cheese/greens and coffee. Great staff, high quality food. Took a couple of baked goods with us for the road!

Thank MoxieBoston
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Came here for breakfast. It was great! The Nutella croissant was yummy but too small to share. They also have great cold brew coffee. The roasted tomatoes are amazing on a bagel. Enjoy!

Thank DM W
Amarillo, Texas
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite spot in Ojai! I have treated myself to lunch/breakfast here 4x this week. The breakfast sandwich, which is served all day long, is my favorite. I added arugula and roasted tomatoes to mine, and it is mouth-watering. It one of the best breakfast sandwiches that I have ever had. Bread is homemade. Fried egg is just... More 

Thank Erica C
Ventura, California
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334 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

We stood in line with the locals on a Sunday which is Farmers' Market Day in Ojai, and ordered at the front. You get your own tea or coffee and can have a mug for dining on the patio. My friend had the quiche, but there are quite a few bakery items available. The courtyard is located under a lovely... More 

Thank dkayrenick
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Knead is excellent. The ingredients and sandwiches are very fresh and delicious. The roll that the sandwich was on was soft and freshly baked. Highly recommend eating at Knead. Keep in mind cash only no credit cards.

Thank 477bradp
Newbury Park, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

Very friendly bakers with a great story. The cupcakes were delicious and the service was perfect. We highly recommend stopping in for some great bread or a delectable dessert!

Thank Sara M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
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?