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Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

) #2 of 64 Restaurants in Ojai $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
+1 805-646-0207
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
“potato salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Bonnie Lu's is only open till 2:30, so enjoy breakfast (served all day) or choose from their array of lunch options - not much in the way of salads, but plenty of sandwiches and such, in the $10-12 dollar range. The decor is '60s diner...More

Thank DebbiesOnTheRoad
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We really enjoyed the quality of the food as well as the very generous portion size. Tried the chorizo scrambled eggs. Very nice. Everyone around us seemed to be enjoying theirs too. Staff is very good, friendly and efficient. They have fresh-squeezed juices available.

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food is classic diner fare, well prepared, made on the lighter side (not too heavy/greasy), and served with a genuine smile. Or two or three. We ate breakfast there 2 days out of our 3 day stay, and by our second visit they already...More

Thank Annapanda
Reviewed 5 September 2016

You will never leave Bonnie Lu's hungry. I have to go along with the others as far as Breakfast there. You cannot go wrong no matter what you like. We had to split! a breakfast because they really are Huge. I have been going there...More

Thank Everett H
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We ate a late lunch here but all chose breakfast foods. The pancakes and omelettes were wonderful with fresh vegetables and fruit. The server was attentive and pleasant. The restaurant was crowded - many locals - which is a sure sign of good food.

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Solid breakfast of eggs and pancakes for our crew of 9. Friendly service in beautiful Ojai. Great sandwiches too, include the tuna salad.

Thank Cerrj
Reviewed 4 August 2016

What a wonderful little breakfast spot on the main street in Ojai. Amazing meals and super friendly waitresses!

Thank Kym K
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Bonnie Lu's was a charming little place to stop for breakfast in Ojai. The food was very good, service was excellent and staff were friendly. Highly recommend a stop at this restaurant if you are visiting Ojai!

Thank Sarah_L830
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Bonnie Lu's is named after Bonnie Lu Dohrn. Bonnie Lu was the kindest dispatcher at Ojai PD back in the 1970's. This great family restaurant is owned and operated by Bonnie's children. It is the BEST down home cooking in Ojai. Be sure to arrive...More

Thank JJ_PIOjai_CA
Reviewed 26 July 2016

You can feel comfortable in shorts and jeans. Just sit back and enjoy the casual atmosphere and great food. you can't go wrong

Thank Jodi-in-Ojai
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.35 km away
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.08 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai
  • Phone Number: +1 805-646-0207
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