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Maravilla

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, 905 Country Club Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
805-640-2100
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Ranked #3 of 81 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $35 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Country Club Drive
Description: Our style of food is inspired by the abundant natural diversity and rich ingredients of our valley and local California region. We are fortunate to have our own two acre chef's garden. In addition to the bounty that surrounds us, we are also within miles of the finest wineries in Central California. Our Mediterranean climate allows for a year round growing season.
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Ojai
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We recently dined here with a party of six and had a most delightful meal. To begin with, the restaurant is beautiful and illustrative of Early California ambience. We were greeted warmly by the staff and were made to feel welcome. The service was impeccable. Our server Fabiola was knowledgeable and attentive. The food was excellent, well prepared, and fresh.... More

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Telluride, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Kate was our waitress and she was enthusiastic and engaged. I was impressed by her knowledge of the menu and her authentic style. I had the scallops and the citrus salad. The presentation of the scallop dish was exceptional.

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Peaslake, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

The locations is superb, the service well trained and the wine list (and Steve the sommelier) awesome. I felt the food was not off the scale spectacular though it was top end prices. An early booking on the terrace gets you a terrific view of the sunset and the all round experience is extremely pleasant.

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LA, Ca
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Local wines for $8 and discounted apps - truffle fries and syrah, please. Sit inside for a cozy bar scene or outside and enjoy the Topah Topah Mountains

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La Quinta, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Sit outside on the upstairs terrace, order a Martini and wait for the famed Ojai 'Pink Moment'. Pass on the Ribeye, dry and salty. Filet very good. Staff is the best!

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Portland, Oregom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The view? Lovely, The service? Very good. The food? Ordinary at best and especially disappointing given the reviews, the setting and the prices. Perhaps if the Maravilla offered more local cuisine or even a more expansive menu the chef might be better able to rise to the level of the surroundings — a sumptuous resort and spa. But perhaps that's... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful view of mountains and sunset. Excellent but pricey wine list. Food not as expected, just okay. Scallops were done perfectly, crab cakes done well, but food lacked zing. Service very attentive. This was our anniversary and the congratulations became over the top. Sit on the terrace, enjoy the sunset, don't go for a gourmet meal and be prepared for... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

One of the better meals I've had in the last 6 months and that includes fine dining restaurants all over the world. Setting and ambience were wonderful, service was gracious and deft, and the quality and presentation of the food dishes was inspired and amazingly tasty. If you stay at the spa, you owe it to your self to have... More

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Ojai, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Best way to enjoy Mother's Day. We faced out to the stunning views over looking the golf course and back part of the Ojai Valley Inn and Resort. The dinner and the service were excellent - the lobster basques was incredible and our steaks and the bernaise sauce were perfect!

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Camarillo, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Food was amazing. The servers were very knowledgeable.. It was our first time there, and they treated us with a glass of champagne.. Look forward to dining there soon...

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