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Suzanne's Cuisine

502 W Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2446
805-640-1961
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Ranked #2 of 81 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $28
Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bristol
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English first
California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We tried Suzanne's based on the recommendation from our B&B, and it was terrific. From the first moment we had a feeling of warmth and relaxation. The room with its garden view is beautiful. The wait staff was very attentive and professional, and all the dishes were excellent. Save room for dessert. For a dinner of this quality, the price... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wifey and I came here on the recommendation from the concierge at the Ojai Valley Inn. We loved it. Shrimp dumplings & duck patte for apps were awesome! I had the rib eye and she had the scallops. Everything was so delicious. The concierge nailed it. We will be back next time in Ojai.

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I book at least two business dinners a year at this restaurant and the service is first class. The porch is the place to be and the food is excellent. Sandra has a great staff and they treat everyone like royalty.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My LD and I had lunch on their back patio overlooking the garden and fountain. The food was outstanding. I had their Crab Salad which was light and delicious. My LD had the Meatball Sandwich which she said was so good. We shared the Chocolate Mousse dessert which we both enjoyed. Just wish it was closer to home.

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Ojai, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been going here since she opened and never once been disappointed about anything. The reason is the owner Suzanne it was never about making money. She does Suzanne's as an act of love. Knowing that let's me order anything any time and its great.

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Bethesda, Maryland
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The back garden was very nice. The drinks were great as was the service. The escargot were sublime- leave yourself some bread because the butter and garlic begs to be dipped in. The local Filet was cooked perfectly, and could not have been more tender- I know purists will disagree, because it was amazing on its own, but add the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Had a delicious anniversary dinner at Suzanne's on the back patio. Good service, great pasta and shrimp dish. I recommend the cheese stuffed zucchini flowers for the appetizer. Their martinis are also very good.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

I've been to Suzanne several times. Never sat inside before. The food is great and I was enjoy the atmosphere. However, the last time I was there by myself I sat inside the house. This may seem strange but the floor creaks. I mean loudly. With staff always passing by the creaking is distracting to the point where I had... More

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billotto
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ate on the back patio overlooking the garden, our table was beautiful. The menu was inventive, the service was perfect, the wine list was great. Everything was fresh and fun.

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Portland, Oregom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Suzanne's Cuisine serves honest, deftly prepared and ample portions of good food with a touch of originality in a lovely venue convenient to Ojai's central district. We especially appreciated how friendly the menu is for diners with an intolerance for gluten. Try to sit out back in an are overlooking the garden.

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