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“Authentic Italian experience... A MUST GO!”
Review of Boccali's

Boccali's
Ranked #5 of 98 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $23
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 16, 2014

boccalis is by far the best Italian food in California... heck, in the world! I had the pepperoni olive pizza, even though it is not on the menu, the heartwarming waiting staff served it to me without a problem! no scoffing or rude remarks like I've seen in the past at different restraunts. the restraunt is very clean and sanitary! if you ever meander over to ojai or oak view.. make a stop at boccalis pizza and pasta! ps: even when the infamous strawberry shortcake is out of season, they have the scrumptious apple cobbler. YUM!

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Reviewed June 15, 2014

Every Ojai visit includes a mandatory Boccali's visit -- especially when the tomatoes are in from the garden! (Summer…July/Aug/Sept.) Wonderful pizza, some great Boccali-vintage table wines, easy fun atmosphere (Eat outside at the picnic tables if you can when the weather's good!) And mandatory that you MUST order at least 1 strawberry shortcake for the table. Yum.

But don't forget: cash only!

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Reviewed June 11, 2014

First time here, brought by friends. Both indoor and outside seating (with a wonderful, late afternoon view of a vineyard.)
Had the Eggplant Lasagna, delicious! The pesto ravioli, which my wife had was the same. They have their own label of wines, and we were impressed by the Cabernet. BUT - the top billing goes to their Strawberry Shortcake. I've never had better.
Portions are very large, so it's a wonderful deal.

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Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent food cooked like it was at home. The staff were friendly. Lots of room to eat outside. And one strawberry short cake was just about too much dessert for four of us.

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

12months of the year is the perfect time to eat here. Outdoor when the weather is nice (huge lawn area for big groups). Inside is cozy for cold days. You won't have a bad meal, no matter what you order. Save room for the strawberry shortcake! Locally owned and they use locally grown produce. This is where Ojai residents eat when they want a great meal!

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