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Papa Lennon's

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515 West El Roblar, Ojai, CA
(805) 640-7388
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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

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 23
    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
Excellent Pizza!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Kathy G
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Ventura, California
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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

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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142 reviews 142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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282 reviews 282 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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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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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A lovely little local place, with fantastic food and a beautiful staff ... nice people. Chicken panini was excellent, and the fettuccine alfredo w/chicken was sublime.

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Papa Lennon's is a absolute gem! It's a perfect neighborhood restaurant, casual, quirky and with a very nice staff of locals. But the food is truly exceptional, I have sent many, MANY guests to Papa Lennon's and everyone has absolutely adored it. The tomatoes and salads are fresh and flavorful, nothing corporate here! All fresh and savory. My favorite is... More 

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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?