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“Clean and comfortable” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe
Ranked #2 of 95 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Diner
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Los Angeles, California
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105 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Clean and comfortable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

The atmosphere was very nice. It has a 50 's diner environment and comfortable seating.

The selection of breakfast items was large and varied. I had biscuits and gravy and my wife had poached eggs with ham. Mine was above average while hers was excellent.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Ojai, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food, friendly service, central location--Bonnie Lu's has it all!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

We live in Ojai and think Bonnie Lu's is great! The breakfasts are particularly good, with excellent coffee, ripe fruit, and a wide range of options for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. Be sure to try the multigrain toast (ask for a full order). Jenny, the owner, is the quintessential friendly, down-home cafe owner. You'll meet her bustling about, making sure coffee cups and beverage glasses are filled and that everyone is greeted and wished a fabulous day. The rest of the staff are equally friendly and service-oriented. These folks really seem to care! We've tried all the breakfast options in Ojai, and we've decided Bonnie Lu's gets the prize for "best breakfast in Ojai." Oh, and get there early on Sunday, because every other Sunday at 10, they have a great bluegrass band to entertain you while you eat. If there are small fry in your party, they'll love the special kids' cups for their drinks. A small detail, but one that demonstrates the truly friendly, caring attitude in this terrific little restaurant!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rebecca W
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Ojai, California, United States
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Country Style Breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

I have been here too many times to count. The best breakfast in Ojai. The service is wonderful too. They are very kid friendly and a good place to take a large family.

Visited May 2012
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Thank Joyce S
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cincinnati
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“awesome breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

Food portions were hugh and the staff was friendly! The coffee was awesome! best biscuits and gravy on the west side of the mississippi~!

Visited September 2012
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Thank daynarae
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Simi Valley, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good location for lunch in Ojai”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

Right in the heart of Ojai close to Libby Park. Good, simple food with a friendly atmosphere. I'd eat there again, maybe for breakfast. My tri-tip, green chile grilled sandwich was tasty but potato salad a bit sweet for my taste. Good value and fresh food.

Visited July 2012
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