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Hip

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

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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
different -- healthy

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Napa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

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

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Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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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Ojai, California
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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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Delray Beach, Florida
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I ate there for first time today on a visit to Ojai. I kept passing the "Vegan" sign and finally looked at the website and the many great reviews. This is a casual little "hole in wall", with very nice outdoor seating and very simple indoor seating. It appeared clean and the restroom was clean. Good sign. I had the... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place is good. Not just for a vegan restaurant, it is good. We had Indian dal over rice and some spring rolls. I looked for a browning piece of lettuce but it did not exist. Everything was fresh and beautiful. It was like eating a crunchy rainbow with a side of dal. Honestly good food!

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Fresh and healthy food that tastes great. Amazing creativity. Amazing flavour. I was staying with my friend in Ojai for almost a week and we ate here or got take-out from them 3 times. I started with salads (Barbara's and the Black Bean Bowl) and on the last day I got the Reuben (?!*&%#@?!!!!!). I wanted to extend my stay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We specifically drove via Ojai on our way back to LA to visit Hip Vegan which always sets one up for possible disappointment, but thankfully Hip Vegan was excellent. It's a tiny cafe with a cosy sun-filled courtyard (bring shades and a hat). I had the reubens sandwich (seitan) and it was bursting with flavour and proper hand-licking messiness. Thumbs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is a must stop even if you aren't a vegetarian. The food is fresh, the selections and plentiful and dining outdoors is a bonus. My husband who is on a no fat diet found it accommodating as so often vegetables are grilled or stir fried in oil. There were items meeting his diet requirements. We spent lunch chatting with... 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
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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