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Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
+1 805-646-0207
07:00 - 14:30
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Thu - Tue 07:00 - 14:30
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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!

Thank MichelleTang408
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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 NEW

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

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 2 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 

Thank B L
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank Cheryl M
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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 

Thank AJD50
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Nani L
Ojai, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

Thank ingo425
Moorpark, California
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145 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Bonnie Lu's is only open till 2:30, so enjoy breakfast (served all day) or choose from their array of lunch options - not much in the way of salads, but plenty of sandwiches and such, in the $10-12 dollar range. The decor is '60s diner - it doesn't look like it existed in the '60s, only that they've chosen a... More 

Thank DebbiesOnTheRoad
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We really enjoyed the quality of the food as well as the very generous portion size. Tried the chorizo scrambled eggs. Very nice. Everyone around us seemed to be enjoying theirs too. Staff is very good, friendly and efficient. They have fresh-squeezed juices available.

Thank Jay P

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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, Delicatessen, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
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?