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Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, 905 Country Club Rd., Ojai, CA 93023 (Country Club Drive)
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous meal served by very friendly staff. Not inexpensive, but well worth it for that special occasion. Try the rack of lamp. Be sure to book in advance and note that they are closed on Mondays.

Thank donaldsG2242IG
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Italian food and service with a nice wine list. Wines priced a bit high but.... Risotto and eggplant parmigiana highly recommended

Thank Mitch G
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passing by the restaurant we noticed it would be closed on mondays and tuesday and awaring it wasn't monday, we got aware we had one day extra holiday :), so to celebrate this, we booked a table outside at the desk with the nice young lady with cowboy boots :). The dinner, Italian bases was gorgious, the wine tasting with... More 

Thank Werner W
Ojai, California
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spectacular service with outstanding food and wine overlooking the mountains. I would encourage patrons to sit on the terrace if possible.

Thank Richard M
woodland hills, california
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Superb view, romantic and a wine list to make the Italians jealous. We began our birthday celebration with a round of Dom Perignon........then we loved the garden beets and local asparagus. Our entrees, Branzino and the Kobe beef short ribs were beyond. They forgot to serve the toasted quinoa and then they tossed out the balance of the branzino we... More 

Thank jstntym
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We decided to treat ourselves for our last night of our holiday in Ojai with a dinner at Olivella and weren't disappointed. The Inn & Spa is a fabulous place and Olivella is the signature restaurant within in. The setting is magnificent, ask for a table with views, either in the enclosed area next to the balcony or on the... More 

Thank JoshiA62
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

the tasting menu was really well done, with imaginative pairings of tradition and contemporary flavors .

Thank Jeffrey S
Newport, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Great buffet breakfast. Fantastic waffles and omelettes. Nice little spread. One of the few places that will also provide almond milk which was great. That view though was breathtaking and made the breakfast quite possibly one of the best ever.

Thank Sandeep B
Los Alamitos, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Amazing food, and impeccable service. The duck was prepared perfect and the servers are very attentive

Thank jimstravel2016
Los Angeles California, Chatsworth
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The Occasion: My Birthday The Company: My lovely wife Sandee. The Atmosphere: We were outside on the patio and it was lovely. The Food: We had the four course tasting menu and it was a hit. We did not do the wine parings. My branzino was excellent, her filet was perfectly cooked. The wild and tame mushrooms were very good... More 

Thank powdercoater

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Italian, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, 905 Country Club Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
    (Country Club Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 18056402100
For more than ninety years, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa has evolved with the times but throughout it all, The Inn has maintained a connection to its locality – especially through its food. Olivella represents the epitome of this sense of place. A restaurant in Ojai Valley with refined simplicity; showcasing the best each season has to offer, suitable for any occasion.

Olivella’s valley-to-table culinary program is supported by the local Ojai valleys, ranches, orchards, farms and ocean waters. We embrace the seasonal whims of the region, focusing on the bounty of year-round produce provided by the California Central Coast. Chef Andrea Rodella is proud to present a dining experience featuring the best ingredients of California with dishes and techniques inspired by his Italian heritage.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?