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Exotic Thai Restaurant

849 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2902
805-646-6618
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Ranked #41 of 81 Restaurants in Ojai
Cuisines: Thai
Most recent review
- Sep 10, 2014
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Ojai, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I eat here on an average of twice a month with and without additional family members in tow. We have our favorites which are the spicy eggplant (no meat), stir fry mix veggies, and any of the curry dishes. Brown rice is always an available option, as are meatless options. The Thai Ice Coffee is quite a... More

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Ojai, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had food poisoning here by eating the crab rangoons, should have known with an empty restaurant. Usually they take forever getting your drinks, sometimes they forget all together. BBQ chicken was dry and unedible. However, the stir fry's and orange chicken are great!!

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Los Angeles, CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Living in Los Angeles, we have access to many Thai restaurants and have a repertoire of favorite ones plus favorite dishes. We tried this restaurant while on a visit to Ojai and found all three of our dishes to be nothing more than mediocre. It was as if they had been prepared by a formula rather than by a chef.... More

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Ojai
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This Thai restaurant is my favorite and their food is consistently good. I get take out from here a lot. There dining room was recently upgraded and very nice. They have outdoor seating as well.

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Huntington Beach, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Had dinner on the patio at Exotic Thai. Everything was good. I particularly enjoyed the spicy eggplant and the pad kee mao (pan fried wide noodles). The beef salad and green curry was just ok. Crab cheese (wontons) were delicious.

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Ridgewood, NJ
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261 reviews 261 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We have been to Exotic Thai a few years back and it was okay. So we tried it again on this visit. The waitstaff are professional and efficient but not very enthusastic. We perused the menu which had the usual suspects of Americanized thai cusine. We had the Spicy Eggplant, the Scallop & Shrimp Curry and Prik Khing. All were... More

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San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We enjoyed dining on the patio. Extensive menu and lovely town! We enjoyed Pad Thai w/ shrimp & chicken, as well as WonTon soup w/ BBQ Pork...delicious!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Really tasty food! PaNang was bursting with flavor! I even used my spoon to slurp the curry up. The larb was zesty, deliciously citrusy & wonderful as was the Tom Yum Soup. We tried the curry puffs (I believe they were called) and those were really good. A curry empanada if you will. We've always visited Ojai during the week,... More

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San Jose, California, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Inside deco is nice but our curry with coconut milk was quite salty and not sweet enough. I guess you cannot expect the same food quality as Thai restaurants in bigger cities OC/LA or SF/SJ

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

They have a great lunch special menu very affordable and very satisfying. My favorite, Spicy Noodle Soup, Hubby never will chose anything but the Chicken Basil. The fact that you can order specials before 3 pm help us, non-organize non-scheduled lunchers. We also really like the green curry, the spicy noodles and the mushroom coconut soup. Pai Tai is good... More

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