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3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for a dinner for a family event. They set up a bunch of picnic tables outside under the shady trees and had a few buffet tables for the dinner. It was a great evening and most of the food was really good. They even had an outside bar setup, so they must do events quite often. For... More 

Thank denverfam2016
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, atmosphere on a sunday afternoon, the wine tasting near by, the orange orchards around and the most important the orange and avocado and vegetable stand where you pay in a box was marvelous. It told me a lot about how the life in Ojai was.

Thank Pelyn
Bonita, California
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Old Creek for an afternoon wine tasting and found it closed for renovation so I Googled others and found this place. Beautiful setting and very good wine. Tasting is $10 but waived if you purchase wine (which I did). Adjacent farm grows vegetables for the restaurant. Menu looks great so we will plan a meal there during our... More 

Thank Lisa J
Cathedral City, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is some of the best Italian food I have ever had hands down!!!! This is a must place to eat when in Ojai, California. We eat here every time we are in town and is always the best food and service!!!!

Thank Peggy143
Ojai, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this restaurant, the staff and the fresh food. If you are visiting well worth the trip food is amazing and the fresh strawberry shortcake is to die for. Love sitting under the oak trees on a breezy summer day. The food is fresh and the service is always welcoming.

Thank Shannon188
Avon, Connecticut
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351 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited this pizza shop in the summer of 1971. Not sure if it was the same owners as now, but I remember it being great pizza. I had the opportunity to visit again last week, and it is still great pizza, Fresh sauce, crispy crust, lots of toppings. A fond memory, recreated

Thank MMouseMD
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boccali's is an Ojai institution. It's in a terrific, idyllic location with plenty of outdoor seating and great service. The dessert (strawberry shortcake with piles of whipped cream) is amazing. I haven't had anything on the menu other than dessert ad pizza, but the pizza sauce is a bit too sweet for my taste. And the crust is rather bland.

Thank dpmwriter
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The best Italian food we have ever tasted! The lasagne was outstanding, as was the ravioli. It was so good we just had to make a second visit the next day for lunch to try the famous pizza before we left town. Sitting out on the verandah surrounded by people chatting and laughing just topped our experience off. Outstanding!

Thank ditt010
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went here because we wanted Italian food and wanted to avoid the crowds in downtown Ojai. This was a wonderful surprise!!! My husband, son and I LOVED our food. It was fresh, and they even had Gluten free options. The staff were friendly and the location looks somewhat like an old dinner. It was wonderful. We will definitely be... More 

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Ventura, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The meal was great the food was like rainbows started coming out of my mouth it was so good. The strawberry shortcake was AMAZING! The service is great unless you go on a really busy day. There are 2 locations one is on Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai Ca. and the other is in Oak View in Ojai.

1 Thank Lucas Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 805-646-6116

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