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3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
805-646-6116
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Iconic Ojai restaurant.

A solid choice that defines the Ojai experience. Good basic Italian food. The lasagna is my favorite. Oven baked with a nice layer of cheese. Great place to sit on a warm evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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ojai
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  • Families with children
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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ojai
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A solid choice that defines the Ojai experience. Good basic Italian food. The lasagna is my favorite. Oven baked with a nice layer of cheese. Great place to sit on a warm evening.

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Mission Viejo
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Located in The Arche in downtown Ojai across from the park. . Small venue, very noisy - food was good -informal. Service was excellent and friendly.

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Ventura, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Boccali's is awesome. Not only do you get a great view and service, but the food is unbelievable. We eat at this restaurant every couple of months and are rewarded time and time again. The lemonade is as fresh as you will ever get - the lemons come right behind the restaurant. The salad is made with fresh tomatoes, that,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I enjoyed the very friendly waiter and my lasagna. Also good wine made by them. Bread also very good, this was my second visit. .

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California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I am shocked at the previous review! Boccali's is a long time favorite Italian restaurant in the Ojai Valley. I have been eating there for over 20 years and NEVER had anything but a great experience. I have attended parties, class reunions, family dinners and just a good Sunday afternoon for Pizza. Everything is homemade and most of the vegi's... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Italian dinner was great! My wife's eggplant parmesan was the best that she has ever had-and she's Italian!! Excellent experience and superb service. We will revisit this restaurant with every Ojai visit.

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Kenmore, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Ate here twice on a recent visit to Ojai, (restaurant is located a little out of town in a very nice country setting). Both times for dinner, excellent meals both times. Once outside on the picnic tables, and once inside in the dining room. I prefer the outside seating as it was a little loud inside. Solid salads, great eggplant... More 

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San Diego, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Homemade comfort Italian food and lots of it. You will not leave hungry! We had the lasagna and eggplant lasagna-both good with a slightly burnt cheesy edge. The strawberry shortcake is awesome!!

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Goleta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We've been going to Boccali's for years. Excellent pizza, pasta, salads, and other great Italian dishes. In September you must try their homegrown tomatoe salad, and their strawberry shortcake is to die for!! Two locations... We love the one at the far end of Ojai when the citrus orchards are in bloom.

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Wichita, Kansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We have been coming to Ojai for about 15 years, and Boccalis is one of my top five favorite restaurants in the Ojai. Lots of outside seating, and I love the small homey feel at the indoor area as well. Of course they have great pizza, I love their lasagna, nice fresh salads and some vegetarian options, but last night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 805-646-6116

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?