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“Great breakfast spot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe
328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
805-646-0207
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Ranked #4 of 84 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Long Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great breakfast spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Food was just what you wanted from a greasy spoon, though the service was a little hectic. They didn't seem ready for the Sunday brunch rush, though it seems to be an established local favorite.

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
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English first
San Rafael, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Microwave”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Quiche was microwaved, but waitress did remove from the bill...otherwise, service was inconsistent...three servers came by within a minute of seating us and then disappeared for 10 minutes

Visited November 2012
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Contadora Island, Panama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great breakfast and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

The food was delicious and the service outstanding. Both of the servers were happy and most helpful regardless of the place being packed with a line of waiting guests.

Visited November 2012
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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Clean and comfortable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The atmosphere was very nice. It has a 50 's diner environment and comfortable seating.

The selection of breakfast items was large and varied. I had biscuits and gravy and my wife had poached eggs with ham. Mine was above average while hers was excellent.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ojai, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly service, central location--Bonnie Lu's has it all!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We live in Ojai and think Bonnie Lu's is great! The breakfasts are particularly good, with excellent coffee, ripe fruit, and a wide range of options for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. Be sure to try the multigrain toast (ask for a full order). Jenny, the owner, is the quintessential friendly, down-home cafe owner. You'll meet her bustling about, making sure coffee cups and beverage glasses are filled and that everyone is greeted and wished a fabulous day. The rest of the staff are equally friendly and service-oriented. These folks really seem to care! We've tried all the breakfast options in Ojai, and we've decided Bonnie Lu's gets the prize for "best breakfast in Ojai." Oh, and get there early on Sunday, because every other Sunday at 10, they have a great bluegrass band to entertain you while you eat. If there are small fry in your party, they'll love the special kids' cups for their drinks. A small detail, but one that demonstrates the truly friendly, caring attitude in this terrific little restaurant!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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