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469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

The breakfast sandwich was a great way to start the day, particularly due to the fresh baked whole-grain English muffin. (It also included an egg, ham, and cheese. The woman who worked the counter was very friendly, and the wait for food wasn’t long. The cup of coffee was huge, which is good as refills are not free. There is... More 

Thank Wander18539
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Not the place to go if you want desserts made with natural sweetness or which are vegan friendly but really good for standard bakery items made extra special like homemade. Friendly and casual atmosphere. Fairly pricy but it goes towards the small batch process and great ingredients. Nice courtyard out front.

Thank ErinJE
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

OK, so we didn't really have that many meals in town but this was absolutely delicious! My friend and I split a salad and flatbread pizza. The salad was fresh and perfectly dressed. The pizza was also amazing! I wish I had been hungry enough to sample more of their food. . . .

Thank Audrey K
Nutley, New Jersey
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Fresh, Local, GF/Vegan choices, and Organic. Food: 8.5 Drink: 8 Service: 9 Atmos: 8 Value: 5 The place is pricey, but worth it. We both had breakfast sandwiches, one on a bagel, one one on Brioche and were very happy (add the roasted tomato to really make your sandwich better). Coffee and fresh OJ were top notch. We also took... More 

Thank RobChills
Ojai, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Knead is great for breakfast and lunch. Run by mother, two daughters and a son, things are well-done. Yummy pastries, salads, sandwiches, desserts. Located right in town.

Thank plyn2016
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We came here for some food away from the hustle and bustle of Ojai and this looked great from the outside. We were hugely disappointed by the extremely rude and petulant staff behind the till. It put us off so much we walked right out without even ordering anything. Sort it out folks, ain't nobody got time for that.

Thank Sarah N
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

2nd time eating at Knead. Excellent, fresh sandwiches and salads. Very pleasant. Recommended for lunch.

Thank 477bradp
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

I only go there once in a while if a friend wants. The prices are absurd. I paid $13, the cheapest on the menu, for a breakfast sandwich on a small piece of bread with an egg and piece cheese and they wanted to charge a few dollars more for arugula! You gotta be kidding me. Even the coffee is... More 

Thank truthrules
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

The food was amazing, and not very expensive. But why cash only? It's 2016! But I am glad we crossed the street to go to the ATM, because the food was worth it.

Thank Robyn B
los angeles
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Knead makes delicious breads -- so good, it's easy to order more than you can actually eat. We come here for their signature breakfast sandwich: an egg (you can order scrambled or fried) with white cheddar on one of their four yummy breads (my teenagers love the brioche; I'm addicted to the rustic country roll) and from there you can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2818
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?