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Osteria Monte Grappa

242 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2737
+1 805-640-6767
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (68 reviews)
“clams” (10 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
242 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2737
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful space and the menu was perfect.Our niece is a vegetarian and loves this restaurant! The wine list is great and our service was terrific!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gemlike
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Ojai California for the day. Pretty little town & a pretty little restaurant for lunch. Outside patio seating. Nice little menu / fresh salads and delicious paninis. Nice service - eggplant panini we had our heart set on was not available. Backup prosciutto/fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

My son and I had eaten here two years ago and loved it. We had a bit of a wait (no surprise on a busy Sat nite) but the hostess was great and called us when our table was ready. Everything was outstanding- salads, pizza...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank UncleJoeCalifornia
Reviewed October 27, 2018

It was a fun evening. We were a group of 12 friends at a reserved table. The menu is extensive so it's easy to accommodate all tastes. Food and service were very good. It is noisy and has the vibe of a local hang out....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PVJune
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Food is good, usually. Pizza quality and timeliness varies widely. Lack of management and the variation in service is wide. You might have a nice experience. But maybe not. I'm a local Ojai resident.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lance B
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This restaurant was just as anticipated. Good waitstaff, good fresh food and priced right for the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bhn n
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Does not take reservations. We werevtold to get there by 6 or expect s signicant wait, we went on Labor Day. End of season— no wait.. food was Italian with seafood flair. Well prepared. Excellent taste and variety. Good beer selection if that matters to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jay g
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We wanted Italian and we were served it. We enjoyed our lovely meal here. Great service. Great oil , Balsamic and bread to start with after our water. Nice serves not too much. A smallish group of patrons for a Tuesday August evening. Comfortable chairs....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paladin B
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Aside from the thimble-sized water glasses - which are laughable even with a drought - this restaurant consistently cranks out decent Italian food. They have a full bar, good bread, great salads and some very rich, authentic sauces. PRO tip: Ask to be seated in...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lalew2014
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I have eaten here twice this year, once with my sisters and after enjoying a great meal, I brought my husband and son for dinner. Both times, I came out really happy and impressed with the food and wait staff. The homemade pasta is very...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mcgrasa
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April 19, 2017|
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Response from mikecrocker | Reviewed this property |
I am It aware what corkage fees are
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Okbobby | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a week night. They do have a patio.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from 682harrist | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling the restaurant. We just walked in on a Friday night and got a table in the back patio with no problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2737
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-640-6767
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