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Emporium Coffee Parlor

108 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-6967
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Ranked #17 of 81 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Came here with my family on Labor Day and man the food was great! I had the California croissant with hash browns and a cup of house coffee. My cousins and sister had the Belgium waffles and that was very good as well! My sis had the Pom mimosa and she thought it was delicious! The quiche was perfectly done... More

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York, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The place prepares everything on site so the parties etc are always fresh. We went 3 mornings for breakfast. We ate both in the coffee parlour and on the terrace. Very good service, great fresh food, big portions and fair prices. Lots of locals eating there so a good indication of consistent quality. Will return.

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Emporium is always a hit, great for families or just the two of you. So many options, your biggest issue will be what to choose. Scones and homemade granola are delicious. Central downtown location with indoor and covered-patio seating. The staff is always warm and friendly. I've been coming here for years and it never disappoints.

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Palm Desert, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast on the patio of this restaurant. It serves breakfast and lunch only and is located one block off Ojai Ave, the main street in town. It also offers indoor seating. Ample off street parking lot is available. My Eggs Benedict and my wife's omelet were exceptional. Service was very good.

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Portions are ample and the menu features lots of variety and opportunity to build your own egg scramble, wrap, omelet with many veggie choices. The pancake, waffle and French toast choices looked good, too. Many specialty dishes. Nice service, large indoor and outdoor seating. Good for small or large groups.

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Chula Vista, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went when they just opened because we had an early tee time at the golf course and I asked waitress if she could serve us quickly. She couldn't have been more accommodating and the breakfast was excellent. Best scones I've ever had.

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Austin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What a great little place for breakfast/lunch! He had breakfast, I had lunch. I built my own burger with mushrooms, bleu cheese, and grilled onions. It came out massive and steaming, along with a huge pile of tasty fries. Fair prices. Great atmosphere - better than your average diner -- and outdoor patio, surrounded by plants. Lots of decent parking.... More

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Southern California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Wonderful breakfast with great food, attentive waiter, beautiful patio. Would suggest you not order a scone as it was very dry, but my husband's cinnamon roll was the best ever!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Old lady that works there is rude and looks miserable , I had to ask if anyone was going to help us with ordering food and yes we waited for about 15 minutes to , ugh will not go back , terrible service don't go here. Other better places like sea fresh

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Ojai, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is an iconic Ojai restaurant where locals gather to relax, meet, and enjoy good cafe food. Plenty of visitors for this place on a side street, too, and it seems like everybody just starts chatting and the locals help the out-of-towners find their way around. Service is good and the food is terrific. Very clean and comfortable.

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