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Boccali's

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3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
+1 805-646-6116
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12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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168 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

My family always gets together here when we visit Ojai. It is always good and fun for the children.We went on a busy night , but were seated fairly quickly outside under a big heater. I had the shrimp fettuccini, but wished I had ordered spaghetti and meatballs, as I usually do. The rest of the family loved the pizza... More 

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

This little Italian is a short drive east from Ojai. There is nothing pretentious about the restaurant, so do not go expecting a grand restaurant. However, the menu choices we made led us to believe this is definitely a favourite in the area. My husband's pizza was huge, and generous toppings - the Italian sausage had fennel in it, which... More 

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Ojai, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Boccali's is at the far east end of Ojai. It's right at the bottom of the "Dennison Grade" A short ride up this hill will bring you (in about a mile) to a look out point that is actually a "look out" over the entire Ojai Valley. It's pretty impressive and bucolic in the truest sense of the word. Don't... More 

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Ojai, United States
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is the best Italian food anywhere that we have eaten. The décor is simple and homespun. it has a very nice outdoor patio to dine on if you wish. In the colder weather they do have patio heaters. During the strawberry season they have a strawberry shortcake to die for. they grow their own strawberries. The restaurant is family... More 

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AZ
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

We never stop in Ojai without a trip to Boccali's. Another great experience! The frest from the garden tomato is something we wait for all year. How they get them that red and flavorful is amazing. I have never splurged for the strawberry shortcake so on this trip we asked for one dessert and three spoons. The cake was moist,... More 

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Fillmore, California
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155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

Went with a group of about 20 people. I was amazed at how good the service was. The waiters got everyone's order correct, the service was quick and they were very attentive. My husband loved the pizza. I had Raviolis. They were average. Very clean and fun place to eat!

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San Luis Obispo, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

We had fond memories from having eaten here eight or 10 years ago. Unfortunately the most recent experience didn't match the first time. The service was slow, the salad was extremely overdressed, the pizza was okay but not amazing, The shortcake on the strawberry shortcake dessert was way too salty.

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California
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1,695 reviews
543 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 946 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

This homey and frankly homely little restaurant serves the best pizza in Ventura County. And in the summer, sit outside and enjoy the "pink moment," when the setting sun turns the Sespes a beautiful pink.

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Palmdale, California
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Gave Boccali's a try during our most recent visit. Everyone was very friendly and food was good. Nice large outdoor patio.

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Escondido, California
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

My family went here for dinner & it was delicious! We ordered the caprese salad. They use tomatoes that they grow behind the restaurant. It was so good! Then we ordered a pepperoni & meatball pizza. So good! We ordered meatballs in sauce for my son who is a little picky. He loved them! The meatballs are homemade and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 23
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3277 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-9348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-6116

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