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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 15
    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
Bocalli's Italian Restaurant, Ojai, Calilfornia

Located on the eastern edge of Ojai (northeast of Ventura, California), Bocalli's Italian Restaurant is a family owned place that's been around more than 40 years. The family grows much of their veggies on the property so the tomatoes, etc. are always fresh and delicious. The dishes are standard... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Lynn B
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Bakersfield, California
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  • Families with children
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Bakersfield, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Located on the eastern edge of Ojai (northeast of Ventura, California), Bocalli's Italian Restaurant is a family owned place that's been around more than 40 years. The family grows much of their veggies on the property so the tomatoes, etc. are always fresh and delicious. The dishes are standard Italian restaurant fare and potions tend to be on the large... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went here expecting simple "red sauce" Italian, and we're not disappointed. Service was very pleasant and prompt, food was plentiful. Ravioli appeared to be freshly made as was the sauce. Wine was ok, reasonably priced. Best thing on the menu was the strawberry shortcake, easily big enough to share.

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Tampa, Florida
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124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stopped in before heading to the Ojai Wine Festival. The restaurant opens at 11:45. Several tables outside which was very nice. Also can eat inside. Popular place. We noticed many people started to arrive about 11:30 and seated themselves outside. We could see why as by 11:45 they were all full. The servers started taking the orders right at 11:45... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I ate here when visiting Ojai. This place was less than a mile from my friend's house, out of town, charming location. It was too cold to sit outside, but in summer, it must be very nice to sit there for a sunset meal, nice views. We went early so only a couple other tables. As soon as we walked... More 

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Ojai, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The place is too noisey - staff is friendly, but bus people continually slam down dirty dishes in a pan. Good for families with kids. If you don't mind noise, go there. Beer and wine available, outdoor tables also. The food is good tasting, mostly Italian. Visitors love their strawberry cake.

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ojai
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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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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Boccali's

Address: 3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
Phone Number: 805-646-6116
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
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
Average Prices: USD $23
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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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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