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Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

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328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
805-646-0207
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Cornelius, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate a late lunch here but all chose breakfast foods. The pancakes and omelettes were wonderful with fresh vegetables and fruit. The server was attentive and pleasant. The restaurant was crowded - many locals - which is a sure sign of good food.

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Thank Lisa T
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Solid breakfast of eggs and pancakes for our crew of 9. Friendly service in beautiful Ojai. Great sandwiches too, include the tuna salad.

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Thank Cerrj
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful little breakfast spot on the main street in Ojai. Amazing meals and super friendly waitresses!

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Thank Kym K
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bonnie Lu's was a charming little place to stop for breakfast in Ojai. The food was very good, service was excellent and staff were friendly. Highly recommend a stop at this restaurant if you are visiting Ojai!

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Thank Sarah_L830
Ojai, CA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bonnie Lu's is named after Bonnie Lu Dohrn. Bonnie Lu was the kindest dispatcher at Ojai PD back in the 1970's. This great family restaurant is owned and operated by Bonnie's children. It is the BEST down home cooking in Ojai. Be sure to arrive early on weekends as it is usually packed. Great breakfast and lunch!

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Thank JJ_PIOjai_CA
Ojai, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can feel comfortable in shorts and jeans. Just sit back and enjoy the casual atmosphere and great food. you can't go wrong

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Thank Jodi-in-Ojai
Ojai, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

It's been around for ages, serving up classics and a few creative specials. Prices have moved up but the vibe is good and the place a classic country, no pretense place.

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Thank cindyclicks
Oak View, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We love Bonnie Lu's! The people are so nice, the food is great, and very reasonably priced, and the atmosphere reminds me of a 50s diner, laid back and relaxed. Favorite local breakfast place for our family!

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Thank ruthbrooks
arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Get their early for breakfast or lunch because they are busy.. Not only is the help very friendly but the food is great. The turkey club sandwich I had was one of the best I have every had. It came with a side and I picked the fruit and they had a great selection and it was fresh fruit. My... More 

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Thank bigdog6
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a local dinner with a throw back feeling. Super casual. Foods are what you'd expect from a diner, so it's not a hip vegan joint. It's diner food made with good ingredients.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: 805-646-0207

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