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Boccali's

3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
805-646-6116
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Ranked #14 of 79 restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $23
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Ojai, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Not a gourmet place but very popular for pizza and italian dishes served in a casual country setting. It has a European feel because of being on the road and out of town. Noted for their home grown strawberry shortcake in season.

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We eat there every chance we get; I'd always wanted to try their pizza. It was OK, no great shakes. We did get two of the eggplant parmesan to take home & cook another time - yes, it's that good! And of course, the strawberry shortcake is always luscious!

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Ventura, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The pasta dishes are fair to middling. The pizzas are pretty good. The restaurant seems to cater to family dining and the American concept of Italian food. It's really not bad but I couldn't say its a good Italian restaurant. It's just a good family restaurant and there's nothing wrong with that. Plus, the service is generally excellent and they... More

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Ojai, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Great food! Pizza is great, actually everything is! Awesome beer, they have Island Brewery blonde on tap. It's make in Carpinteria and is great! During strawberry season they make a killer strawberry shortcake. I don't do desserts but this is worth it! A must if your in Ojai!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I found this to be one of the best restaurants in Ojai. They serve delicious vegetarian pizza with their homemade sauce and dough. And the price was very reasonable. They are located at the end of the road where I was staying which was just outside of the town. Tables are set up outside so one sits with all around... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

as a person who travels with very little cash on hand and no checks since i cant stand writing checks i was dissapointed to learn they dont accept credit/debit cards. i had heard alot of great things about the place, they do have wine tasting on the lawn next to the restaurant which was very cute with lights strung through... More

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spanish2teacher
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stopped there to have dinner after a a long day in Ojai. The food was ok, the 3 of us had pasta and there was nothing special about it; the portions were very big and if you can just share a plate. I loved the patio, it seems like a great venue for a wedding or a family gathering.... More

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This great little spot is perfect for the entire family. We took 6 kids on a Saturday night, had great pizza, the kids loved playing in the corn fields, and as it gets dark there are great lights that are in t the trees making the setting magical. The service was laid back, but the kids were happy and so... More

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Any time we are near Ojai, we make it a point to stop at Boccali's to eat. VERY casual, checks or cash only and the husband says they have the best eggplant parmesan ever made! I'm a fan of the ravioli with meat sauce, and don't forget to leave room for the fresh home made strawberry shortcake when in season!

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Never had strawberry shortcake quite like this one at this restaurant. I shared it with two of my sisters.......THAT WILL NOT HAPPEN AGAIN! At first, we were not even going to order desert. I'm glad we did. Crumbled, warm shortcake under beautifully red and delicious, fresh strawberries with whipped cream on top, yum! Every bite was like heaven.The cheese pizza... More

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