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469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA
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English first
Newbury Park, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 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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Central Cali
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Go for the bakery goods. Sticky buns were amazing, warm and nicely done. Coffee was just brewed, nothing special. If you want coffee, go somewhere else!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great food and friendly service. The ambiance wasn't great when we went...maybe because we were there for an early lunch? The outdoor seating area could be cozy but needed some attention.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Not a traditional breakfast place. They offered only sandwiches and some baked goods. Everything was fresh and delicious, but a bit expensive at $9 for a small bun with a fried egg, cheese and spinach. The place is by the road, so it was also a bit noisy. I didn't love it, but I'd go back!

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Chino Hills, California
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207 reviews 207 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The people who work here are incredibly friendly and helpful. The menu and offerings are simple and delicious. Bring a book and relax.

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Bonita, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Everything is super fresh and you can tell all is made with fine, high quality ingredients and baked with love and care. Everything we tried was delicious. Awesome scones. Try the unique cornmeal blueberry muffin. Never had anything quite like it but it will be a selection for sure on my next trip to Ojai. We had breakfast at Knead... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you are downtown Ojai, stop by this cute little place!! So yummy. Had the quiche with an arugula, manchego cheese and marinated artichoke salad. The pastries are divine too.

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Orlando FL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Can't find anything bad to say about this darling bakery in its darling historic building with its darling flowers in pots and its darling products. Not just baked treats there are also salads, etc. In a word- Great

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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We stopped for breakfast on our way back to the Santa Barbara airport. My husband had two (small) croissants with scrambled eggs on the side, I had a breakfast sandwich (egg, cheese, arugula) on the "house" roll. Both were delicious. We arrived at opening (8 AM) and they were not busy. The menu and selection are limited, but the staff... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Ojai is a funny town for food - and this traveler has eaten in almost every establishment over the last dozen years or so. Without question, if anyone asks, Knead is the only bakery/restaurant that can earn my excellent rating without any hedging AND this rating is given with confidence that the standards will remain high over time and everything... More 

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

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