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Papa Lennon's

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515 West El Roblar, Ojai, CA
(805) 640-7388
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Today
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 29
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love the salads, pizza, and gelato

This is a great place to come for a casual meal, or a take home dinner. Outdoor seating or in, with many great food options. This is one of my go to places for a reliable meal that doesn't break the bank.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Brian B
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a great place to come for a casual meal, or a take home dinner. Outdoor seating or in, with many great food options. This is one of my go to places for a reliable meal that doesn't break the bank.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

was good for lunch. not too touristy. very pleasant to sit on patio and have lunch - silly that i have to write 100 characters

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Ventura, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A friend recommended we come here and I am so glad we did! Excellent pizza, friendly staff. Very good garlic fries! Ate on the patio, beautiful atmosphere. Affordable yummy dinner with live music. We will definitely be going back!

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Orlando, Florida
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147 reviews 147 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I have found myself at this little hole in the wall more frequently as the weather has warmed up. Great little outdoor patio to grab a bite with friends or dining solo. The food is good especially the salads. The Chinese Chicken Salad is Fab...and the pasta pretty good too. I love pizza and sadly for me this is not... More 

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ojai, california
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place has been a top Ojai experience for many years: traditional Italian menu is simple, but predictably good, with pizzas, salads, appetizers, pasta dishes, now serving gluten-free pasta (yum!) nothing super-gourmet but all served in a friendly family style. Indoors and outdoors seating. Some self-service. Always clean and pleasant atmosphere, wines, beers, gelatos... Prices are reasonable, and long wooden... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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193 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Truth be told, we were headed to another establishment only to find out they are closed on Mondays. A quick search on Trip Advisor led us to Papa Lennon's. You can dine indoors at rustic wooden tables or outdoors on a mostly shady patio. We chose a nice seat by the window indoors. You order at a counter and the... More 

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Santa Barbara, Carpinteria
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I would say and go out of my comfort zone, this is one of the best pizza places ( and I have been to Italy). The first time we went there my husband ordered pizza, and I ordered the caprese. The caprese was really good, but we ordered Papa Lennons fries and it overwhelm the caprese. I regretted not ordering... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This sweet place has everything one wants in going out to a restaurant. The food was fantastic, especially the beatnik salad. The music was classical, some local art on the walls and just pleasant with local people coming and going. There is an outside patio and you order and pay at the counter. This works well because you never are... More 

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Pasadena, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We found this place by accident. We go there for lunch almost every time we are in Ojai for the weekend. Their pizza is great and the salads are good too. The patio has a fountain and the atmosphere is peaceful. I think you will have a good lunch if you go to Papa Lennon's.

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Surprise, Arizona
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Stopped for lunch and was pleasantly surprised....got name off Google Maps and it's charming. Food was yummy although marinara sauce very spicy.....reminscent of mountain towns in CO.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 West El Roblar, Ojai, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: (805) 640-7388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?