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Ojai Cafe Emporium

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108 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023-2726
+1 805-646-2723
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Palm Springs, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to eat in the afternoon but felt the need for brunch. This is the go to place when in Ojai! Find Cody! He's the best server! He served some fierce hospitality and kindness. Fun and loving attitude and he made my day (especially when you are coming out of a wedding party fog!) I... More 

Thank KQSalgado
Ventura CA
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place to have a really enjoyable breakfast and hit the jackpot. Let's start with the tasty bloody Mary, made fresh not using a mix. All pastries are homemade, we had a cinnamon roll that was warm and gooey wonderful . The service provided by Cody completed the experience, wicked sense of humor and great attention to detail.... More 

Thank gatoventura
Santa Barbara, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to this restaurant for many years and the food is always fresh, delicious and nicely presented, especially the breakfast selection. The bakery provides fresh baked muffins and scones. Eating outside in the patio area is pleasant with lots of locals sharing stories.

Thank Diana W
Los Angeles
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always come here for breakfast or lunch. Brought four new friends who hadn't been here and they loved it.

Thank Nancy B
Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I've enjoyed the Ojai Cafe a few times. It's casual and has a very diverse menu at reasonable prices. Nice patio (if it's not too hot), but the inside seating is very comfortable too. Pleasant wait staff.

Thank mccueranch
Oxnard, California
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Had breakfast on the terrace - wish we had sat under one of the fans....as it was really HOT. Friendly service and a nice menu. But it took a really long time to get our food. 40 minutes for 2 regular breakfast items seemed excessive. Food was good, not exceptional and priced on the high side. The restaurant and restrooms... More 

Thank Anna B
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

The shops and cafes don't open too early in Ojai but luckily we found the Emporium which was open and very busy. There outdoor patio is covered and is a great place to eat, the menu is quite extensive and we opted for omelettes which were very good and the server recommended we try the lemon and blueberry muffin as... More 

Thank Sue C
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My husband ate this one day and we went back the next and I had it. Like a Philly Cheese Steak but with tri-tip and not too much bread. Delicious and very filling. Fries were also excellent as were onion rings. Pick up pastries at the co-located bakery, they are also delicious.

Thank Sara S
Marlboro, New Jersey
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The outdoor patio is a nice place to each lunch. Very nice selection of salads, sandwiches and a soup special is always available.

1 Thank Harris T
ojai, california
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

If this was a bar, it would be Cheers. If you eat here frequently, the staff knows your name and your favorite orders. It's a great place to meet and talk with friends. It's also a good place for a casual business meeting or to eat by yourself. There are big parties, but there are singletons, too, having breakfast and... More 

1 Thank velaconia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $21
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Montgomery St, Ojai, CA 93023-2726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-2723
Upscale casual dining. Updated patio to enjoy great meals and friendly service.

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