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469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
delicious breakfast in ojai

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
dulcinha63
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los angeles
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los angeles
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank dulcinha63
Greenwich, CT
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 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

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Thank CSB99
California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 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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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 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.

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Thank SoCalGal2014
Boston
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 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!

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Thank MoxieBoston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 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!

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Thank DM W
Amarillo, Texas
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 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 

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Thank Erica C
Ventura, California
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310 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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 

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Thank dkayrenick
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 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.

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

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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