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Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

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328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
+1 805-646-0207
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07:00 - 14:30
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Thu - Tue 07:00 - 14:30
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Albany, New York
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280 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fifties-style bustling place for lunch. It’s a big place for breakfast, and the lunch menu has many interesting choices. My wife had the steak sandwich which was a delicious and tender steak cut not shaved steak. I had a turkey-bacon club. Both served with excellent sides; a tasty potato salad and a cole slaw. There’s always a line waiting, and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went her with my 9 year old and had a Groupon. They offer booths tables and a counter to sit and eat. This place is awesome. Walking in the staff greets you with a smile and you seat yourself. Place is small and is packed no matter what time it is. They aren't open all day so check their hours... More 

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Thank Danielle C
Quito, Ecuador
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They feed you well, they treat you even better. Stopped in for a quick Montecristo and Fruit and it was fantastic.

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Thank LikeBear
Redwood City, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very homey and friendly, crowded, uninspired breakfast offering and reasonable price In the center of town and convenient to walk to

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Santa Ana, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and service in a throwback to the 1950s. Quick service, but often a short wait for a table in this popular place. Standard American breakfast items.

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Thank drrsfrank
Ojai, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We go to Bonnie Lu's for breakfast almost every week. The staff is always very friendly. Our kids like to seat at the counter and watch cartoons on tv while my wife and I can relax and have a nice conversation. Jeanne, the owner is always there to take care of everybody. It is a perfect family restaurant.

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Thank Ross F
Los Angeles, CA
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

After years of our daughter raving about this place, but us being too lazy to leave our hotel in time to get breakfast, we finally tried it. It is indeed worth the half hour wait for a table. Excellent eggs and pancakes, the friendliest owners and service ever, and a good old fashioned Mayberry vibe.

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Thank GeorgicaPond
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

full of local charm. waitresses lots of fun and food and ambience was terrific. We would go back the next time we are in town.

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Thank Ellen D
Ventura, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We have walked past this establishment so many times but this time we decided to give it a try. We kick ourselves now for not walking thru those doors sooner. Great place. You will not be disappointed at all.

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Thank mverduzco57
Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I'd love to give Bonnie Lu's a 5 rating. I really would. It's a charming, old-school diner that serves up tasty, old-school breakfast food. But when the waitress brings you the wrong side of sausage (links instead of patties), takes the plate back and returns without ANY sausage but promises it will come out soon, then forgets about it until... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
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?