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“Good healthy organic food with taste...”

The Farmer and The Cook
Ranked #16 of 96 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
Description: A cafe-market-bakery-salad bar serving Mexican food using organic chiles, tomatoes and tomatillos grown at the farm. The tortillas are handmade and the sangria is topped with local Ojai citrus. Quite a few vegan, raw and gluten-free offerings; everything else is vegetarian. Lovely outdoor patio with a striped green awning and a view of the mountains.
calif
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“Good healthy organic food with taste...”
Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Produce in store is fresh as is their food.
Sweet potato/cheese stuffed chili rellenos
are delicious.
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San Luis Obispo, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Back to the 60's”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Was not overwhelmed by this restaurant. We had dinner and the menu changes at 5 which we didn't notice when looking at the website. The lunch menu seemed much better (the one we saw online and the reason we decided to go there). Supposed to be farm to table but the figs (which are in season now) on our flatbread were dried.

Visited September 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“I'm an addict”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

They have a veggie burger that is so addictive I had it three days in a row. Ridiculously delicious food, cute country-store charm and lovely service. GO!

Visited September 2012
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Thank mrstuck
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Santa Barbara, California, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great sandwich with spelt bread - so rare!”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

A sandwich, a burrito, and guacamole with warm chips - that's what we ate. Fantastically fresh and flavorful! Plus, everything is re-useable, recycleable or compostable - my kinda place!

Visited August 2012
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Thank Ann D
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Annapolis, MD
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239 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Ojai vibe”
Reviewed August 3, 2012

Much like Santa Cruse, Ojai has a back to nature, back to the 60's-70's vibe. Lots of farm to table places, alternative energy health options and a back to the outdoors culture. Farmer & Cook provides a comfortable if less than polished setting to chill out and enjoy what's happening in Ojai.
Everything is sourced from local farms both in the restaurant and the little store adjoining. The food is fresh and tasty. I am not a vegetarian and ofter find the food bland and unappealing but I was pleased with the quality and flavors. Don't let the roughness around the edges in the decor get to you. If you want to experience the true Ojai vibe this is the place to go.

  • Visited July 2012
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