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Bodee's

3304 Maricopa Hwy, Ojai, CA 93023-9506
805-646-5300
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Ranked #38 of 80 restaurants in Ojai
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Californian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Meiners Oaks, Ojai California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is a great place, a little up the road and I can get a great meal of something beef. In winter there is a fire and it is sort of like the old fashioned places my dad used to take me. Homey. Good food too.

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Ojai, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Don't be put off by the tavern-sounding name. This is a good restaurant with fabulous atmosphere. It is tucked into the side of a mountain, and its beautiful patio is under old oak trees next to a stream. Go just after sunset on a hot day -- relaxing and lovely. During the winter, when outside is not an option, sit... More

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Ojai
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I have been to this restaurant, as a local in all seasons. I have had only one good meal out of many. The bad ones are not edible. Menu changes often, which would be good if it was comparable, but quality and integrity changes too! On my last visit, I was was so angry by the food ( or lack... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We had our rehearsal dinner at Bodee's and I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant and it's staff! The owner was very helpful with our menu and the restaurant looked wonderful! I would strongly suggest eating here or holding an event here!

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Ojai, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Poor service, small portions, surly waiter, overpriced, nice atmosphere. For a steak house, only 1 type of steak, a 6oz, filet touted as 8oz's, and barely warm, sent it back to be nuked to med- rare as ordered. No porterhouse, no ribeye, no NY. If I wanted tri-tip I could have gone to the Oakview BBQ and not spent 200... More

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OJAI
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Food is Excellent and service is too. this place is the best in Ojai at this time. Most of our visits are for friends and family but some times we just need to go and unwind.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012 via mobile

OMG the filet mignon was delicious and the most tender I've ever eaten. My husband's Wild Alaskan halibut was delightful. A soothing stream under the oaks combine for a wonderful place to celebrate a 60th birthday. Chef Cixto is a new addition and a master of cuisine. When in Ojai you must stop by.

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Huntington Beach, California
Top Contributor
255 reviews 255 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

We had heard various stories about this storied family run institution. Although they had been in business since 1947, one thing we heard was that the food can be marginal. On the other hand we were told, you can't beat the location with its outdoor patio next to a water feature overlooking the orange groves. So perhaps we were put... More

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Santa Ana, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

They were friendly, but I ordered prime rib, and the waitress gave me rib eye. Don't get me wrong, I do like rib eye, but I ordered prime rib. When I asked her if this was prime rib, she replied, "you ordered rib eye". I said, "that's fine, I 'm enjoying it". I left unsatisfied because I didn't get what... More

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Camarillo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Hey you looking for a great steak while sitting next to a Waterfall in beautiful Ojai? Look no further grab your significant other and be prepared for a great afternoon or evening adventure. Off the beaten track this place could only exist in Ojai. Grab a outdoor seat by the waterfall and relax the food is good and a local... More

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