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928 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, CA 93023
805-646-1750
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch place

I stopped here for lunch with a friend. If he hadn't been here before I'm not sure I would even have noticed it - it's a bit tucked out of the way, but very quaint. I got a seitan burger with white bean soup. The burger was really good, although I felt it was a bit salty. The soup was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2015
Michelle K
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Calabasas, California, United States
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Calabasas, California, United States
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I stopped here for lunch with a friend. If he hadn't been here before I'm not sure I would even have noticed it - it's a bit tucked out of the way, but very quaint. I got a seitan burger with white bean soup. The burger was really good, although I felt it was a bit salty. The soup was... More 

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Thank Michelle K
Ojai, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

If you would like good vegan food this is the place. Inside and outside dinning. Very "Ojai". We love this restaurant. Very relaxed atmosphere with very helpful staff.

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Thank Bonnie S
Ojai, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Really Good food! Very pleasant atmosphere with a lovely little patio as well as a second tree shaded area for outdoor dining. Delicious chai. I am not vegan and this is still one of my favorite lunch spots in Ojai. I eat here at least once or twice a week. The food is always fresh and the portions generous. I... More 

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Thank Mary R
Ojai, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Hello this place truly has amazing food. If you want something healthy and tasty then come here. I like to split the large salads with a friend. The put a whole avocado on them :) Everything is delicious and good vibes here.

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Thank Ryan E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Healthy options, great place for vegetarians. Don't miss the Indian Sambar or the Chana Masala, better than any Indian restaurant I have been to.

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Thank Dev G
Napa
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Good healthy food well prepared. We each had thai-like wraps. Really tasty. Excellent service. Fun place. Lots of activity.

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Thank traveler987Napa
Nipomo, California
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I made the two hour drive to check out the quaint little town of Ojai, CA. We've been trying to eat healthier so when I searched for a restaurant for lunch I found Hip Vegan Cafe. The restaurant could be easily driven past without knowing it was there. There is a parking lot in the back but... More 

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Thank tinman273
Ojai, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice healthy eats. Small, tucked in the back place. Order yourself and then sit down. Occasionally they have live music. Raw and cooked options. A bit on the pricey side, but it is organic healthy food in Ojai... Check the hours before going.

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Thank Pam R
Delray Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A small Vegan restaurant. The sign may be easy to miss, but locals know it. Warning: may cause gas if not used to 100% Vegan food).

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Thank SusanaPa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Don't let its low key location fool you...Hip is one of Ojai's best kept secret restaurants. I attempt to try something different every time I go because I've yet to have anything that wasn't delicious as well as super fresh and healthy. I especially love Barbara's Salad. My only criticism is service out of the kitchen is very slow, which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 928 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, CA 93023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 805-646-1750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?