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Osteria Monte Grappa

242 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2737
+1 805-640-6767
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (63 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“clams” (9 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
242 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2737
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Annually, we travel over the California Coast Range on 33 on our trek from the central valley to Santa Barbara for the Thanksgiving holidays and hook up with a friend in Ojai for lunch. Based on Tripadvisor’s ratings, we opted for Osteria this year. It’s...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Spaghetti Squash dish was fantastic - it made me happy to be gluten-free because otherwise I would not have ordered the dish. We were offered the opportunity to eat outside but since it was 90+, we opted for inside. Having seen pictures of their deck,...More

Thank karenskelton7
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This restaurant has fabulous food. Loved our meal here. If the weather is nice we recommend sitting on the patio. Can't go wrong with any of the dishes.

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We came here after the Sunday farmers market. We had dinner reservations setup for our trip already but we're referred to his place by our receptionist as her favorite restaurant in town so we decided to make it a go for lunch. Northern Italy (Venetian...More

Thank MikeWolfRealtor
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Typical Italian American bistro in style and setting. Good food, big portions, a bit pricey but this is Ojai. Service was slow.

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Three of us had gluten-free spaghetti squash meals. Two with Seabass. Excellent. I had fettuccine with pork sausage. The flavors explode. We were very happy with the service and the food. I recommend it highly.

Thank Hank G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Order the bruschetta appetizer....it was wonderful. Fresh pasta dishes are also great. Walked in without a reservation and seated right away. Good service, good food.

Thank Swimandgolf
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I came at 3.10pm and very rude woman rejected to serve me. According TripAdvisor they should close at 4pm.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a dog friendly restaurant. We sat outside in a relaxing atmosphere where we were able to dine with our golden retriever by our side. There were a few other dogs dining with their owners as well. The service was good even though all...More

Thank boohuber
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Food is not great in Ojai however this is one of the best authentic Italian. Good pasta and salads. Would go back.

Thank DebraGreen909
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112 reviews
.13 km away
Agave Maria's
254 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ojai Certified Farmers' Market
55 reviews
.14 km away
Ojai Valley Museum of History and Art
61 reviews
.26 km away
The Ojai Vineyard
48 reviews
.16 km away
Human Arts Gallery
12 reviews
.04 km away
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from mikecrocker | Reviewed this property |
I am It aware what corkage fees are
30 October 2016|
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Response from Okbobby | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a week night. They do have a patio.
12 September 2016|
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Response from Harris T | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling the restaurant. We just walked in on a Friday night and got a table in the back patio with no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2737
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-640-6767
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