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Hip Vegan Cafe

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928 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2905
18056461750
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Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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London
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the cafe for a late lunch with my husband on our first day in Ojai. Lots of options on the menu - we went for a burger with caramelised onions, and the humous, pitta and veg plate. All to share. All the food tasted very fresh. Staff were very friendly. Quick service too. Great prices too!

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Thank Krish06
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived in Ojai first time, no idea where to eat, alone, wanted a light, healthy lunch and relaxed place to sit outside and read and eat. I had a Hummus wrap with caramelised onions and avocado added and a mixed green salad -- it was all fresh and delicious. They had a pretty big menu, and it all sounded really... More 

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Thank FamilyLinCH
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I shared the reuben sandwich and a specialty coconut rice bowl, both of which were absolutely delicious. You order inside at the counter, and then can sit outdoors at any of the tables or picnic benches available. Our dog pretty much accompanies us everywhere, so we always appreciate outdoor seating options!

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Thank kallimao
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was pretty good and in a nice atmosphere. Lots of choices. Many people seemed to enjoy the gigantic salads. We had hot meals which were nice. Very laid back and friendly. Walk up to the counter for service.

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Thank ErinJE
Orange County, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it although we are not vegetarians! My daughter had the Hip Wrap and soup of the day (delicious & fragrant Dal), I had the 3-Scoop salad (small) with Tahini Poppyseed dressing, and we both had unsweetened house-made Chai iced tea (spicy and refreshing). Everything was very fresh & flavorful and the portions were generous. The spicy almond pate... More 

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Thank yespigsfly
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tasty, wholesome food with flavor and substance. The music was horrendous and too loud. Out door seating preferred.

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Thank Don C
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch yesterday. It was fabulous. I had the black bean quesadilla that was yummy and came with a side salad that was a good size. My husband had the reuben and was delighted with it. We will definitely go back. The staff is super friendly.

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Thank bgidget
OJAI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely love the salads at Hip. Fresh, imaginative, flavorful and ample sized servings! Can't go wrong with a salad from Hip!

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Thank Char M
Ojai, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The original owners were really on to something. They sold it and it is still pretty good. It seems they kept the original menu which is excellent. All the food comes quickly, and is very fresh and creative. Their dressings are wonderful. Very casual and reasonably priced. Outdoor seating without tablecloths.

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Thank leslieanneslade
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We were so happy to stumble upon this place! The food is amazing-even though I am not vegan. We ate there each day that we stayed in ojai and the day we left we picked up a to go lunch to have on the road. Great staff, great staff, great atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 18056461750

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