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Exotic Thai Restaurant

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849 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2902
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Thai Chop-Hot and Good

The real deal. Huge options-all good. Not fancy. Xlnt bargain. Real Thai-run restaurant with no frills-kitchen is the star

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Ojai, California
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Hermosa Beach, California
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Outstanding flavors and ample portions at this casual restaurant. Both inside and outside seating is available. They serve wine and beer. You can go on a spicy, tasty vacation just seating and eating. Try the spicy ground chicken for unforgettable flavors.

Thank Michael L
Ojai, California
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The real deal. Huge options-all good. Not fancy. Xlnt bargain. Real Thai-run restaurant with no frills-kitchen is the star

Thank phred2505
Fresno, California
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I LOVE this thai restaurant, even after coming to Thailand, this food is still delicious. I highly recommend their fried rice, pad thai, and panang curry.

Thank Alexander Y
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Great Thia food! Best pad kee Mao I've had in a long time. Very fast and courteous service. The spring rolls were also out of this world. Would definitely recommend!

Thank bf1089
Ojai, California
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

Thank Joanne C
Ojai, California
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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!!

2 Thank datagram314
Los Angeles, CA
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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 

2 Thank Seniortourist
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

2 Thank angelamayojai
Huntington Beach, California
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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.

1 Thank iheartnuevo
Ridgewood, NJ
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508 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 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 

1 Thank NJTravellingfool

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 849 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 805-646-6618

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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