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All 81 Ojai Restaurants

Boccali's

3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
805-646-6116
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Ranked #6 of 81 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $23
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This little Italian is a short drive east from Ojai. There is nothing pretentious about the restaurant, so do not go expecting a grand restaurant. However, the menu choices we made led us to believe this is definitely a favourite in the area. My husband's pizza was huge, and generous toppings - the Italian sausage had fennel in it, which... More

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Ojai, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Boccali's is at the far east end of Ojai. It's right at the bottom of the "Dennison Grade" A short ride up this hill will bring you (in about a mile) to a look out point that is actually a "look out" over the entire Ojai Valley. It's pretty impressive and bucolic in the truest sense of the word. Don't... More

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Ojai, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the best Italian food anywhere that we have eaten. The décor is simple and homespun. it has a very nice outdoor patio to dine on if you wish. In the colder weather they do have patio heaters. During the strawberry season they have a strawberry shortcake to die for. they grow their own strawberries. The restaurant is family... More

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AZ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We never stop in Ojai without a trip to Boccali's. Another great experience! The frest from the garden tomato is something we wait for all year. How they get them that red and flavorful is amazing. I have never splurged for the strawberry shortcake so on this trip we asked for one dessert and three spoons. The cake was moist,... More

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Fillmore, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went with a group of about 20 people. I was amazed at how good the service was. The waiters got everyone's order correct, the service was quick and they were very attentive. My husband loved the pizza. I had Raviolis. They were average. Very clean and fun place to eat!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We had fond memories from having eaten here eight or 10 years ago. Unfortunately the most recent experience didn't match the first time. The service was slow, the salad was extremely overdressed, the pizza was okay but not amazing, The shortcake on the strawberry shortcake dessert was way too salty.

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California
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1,239 reviews 1,239 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This homey and frankly homely little restaurant serves the best pizza in Ventura County. And in the summer, sit outside and enjoy the "pink moment," when the setting sun turns the Sespes a beautiful pink.

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Palmdale, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Gave Boccali's a try during our most recent visit. Everyone was very friendly and food was good. Nice large outdoor patio.

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Escondido, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My family went here for dinner & it was delicious! We ordered the caprese salad. They use tomatoes that they grow behind the restaurant. It was so good! Then we ordered a pepperoni & meatball pizza. So good! We ordered meatballs in sauce for my son who is a little picky. He loved them! The meatballs are homemade and the... More

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Oxnard, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great atmosphere! Great pizza! Great wine! Great strawberry shortcake! We always have a wonderful time at Boccali's.

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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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 23
Cuisine: Italian

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