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Ojai Cafe Emporium

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108 S Montgomery Street, Ojai, CA 93023
+1 805-646-2723
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07:00 - 15:00
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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to a tasting at the Ojai Vineyard and this was across the street. It was also pouring rain so we didn't want to drive far. The food was good but kind of expensive. I guess that's to be expected in Ojai? I like that they had a la carte items like plain chicken breast and steamed veggies. service was... More 

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Redwood City, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the delicious breakfast at Café. Great great corned beef hash, The mushroom Benedict was delicious with avocado. Comfortable Ambience and nice service.

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Thank pkrome
Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you, we are glad you had a great experience, hope to see you again soon. More 

Ventura
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure what happened. The food just does not taste as good as recently as late last year. The service is really inconsistent. We used to come regularly for breakfast, but not any longer. At least they still take reservations and their baked goods are top notch.

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Arkansas
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

fantastic breakfast spot but be prepared to wait some. french toast made from apple cinnamon roll was devine.

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Thank TTZArkansas
Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you!! More 

Los Angeles, California
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170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We really liked the place but it took 20 minutes to get our order. they said it was because of a big to-go order so maybe. I don't see that any other reviewers complained about the wait, so it was probably a one-time thing. We enjoyed lunch and they were quite accommodating about food limitations -- gluten free, no dairy... More 

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Thank Ron D
Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review
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Glad you enjoyed!! More 

Wichita, Kansas
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

It is always very clean & the staff is always friendly. Salmon sandwich is very good ( I skip the tarter sauce on it) Tuna melt is super & believe it or not the meatloaf sandwich is very good- great breads!! Soups always super too. I see people order the sweet potato fries often- they must be good.

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Thank JalapenoJane
Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you, for taking time to write such a nice review! I like the heading, it fits or motto. More 

Los angeles
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225 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to the ojai valley inn because I had such a fantastic experience last year when I came to ojai. I was happy to see my favorite server Cody. He's so attentive and polite and enthusiastic. Food is excellent , especially the scones. Yummy. Great food and atmosphere. Will always return

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Thank susannaa2000
Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review!! More 

Palm Springs, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were looking for a place to eat in the afternoon but felt the need for brunch. This is the go to place when in Ojai! Find Cody! He's the best server! He served some fierce hospitality and kindness. Fun and loving attitude and he made my day (especially when you are coming out of a wedding party fog!) I... More 

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Thank KQSalgado
Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed, thank you, for taking time to write such a nice review!! More 

Ventura CA
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to have a really enjoyable breakfast and hit the jackpot. Let's start with the tasty bloody Mary, made fresh not using a mix. All pastries are homemade, we had a cinnamon roll that was warm and gooey wonderful . The service provided by Cody completed the experience, wicked sense of humor and great attention to detail.... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for many years and the food is always fresh, delicious and nicely presented, especially the breakfast selection. The bakery provides fresh baked muffins and scones. Eating outside in the patio area is pleasant with lots of locals sharing stories.

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Trisha P, Owner at Ojai Cafe Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you, for the review and visiting often! 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 21
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Montgomery Street, Ojai, CA 93023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-2723
Description
Upscale casual dining. Updated patio to enjoy great meals and friendly service.

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