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Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe

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328 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-2739
+1 805-646-0207
07:00 - 14:30
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Irvine, CA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Took the turn-off from the 101 to go see Ojai and after asking a postman where to go for breakfast, we ended up at Bonnie Lu's. He was right about the food. Gunnar's chorizo & eggs was so good that I'm yearning for it again writing this review. Lightly retro in decor, not large, but very busy. Quantities are good... More 

Thank IrvineLinda
Westlake Village, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The 7 of us sat down and some had breakfast and some had lunch. Great food and Excellant service all good and at a fair price. I shall return!

Thank HMalley
Santa Barbara, California
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Stopped in for breakfast and had a great meal. The eggs were cooked to perfection. The fruit, coffee, bacon and service were what one would like. A GOOD place to go!

Thank Tim D
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Happy guests, happy staff, overflowing plates - what's not to like? My veggie omelette was excellent.

Thank Allan G
Pasadena, California
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Really great breakfast, the chorizo and potato omelet was great! The waitresses were really nice and helpful. The menu has many options and large portions. I will go back.

Thank PoppyGal63
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I love this place - it has an old fashioned feel to it. The staff is so friendly and the food comes out fast - pancakes and eggs were perfect. Can't beat the prices!

Thank Laura F
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Best restaurant values in Ojai are traditional food. Betty's Lu's has an updated old-time diner concept --pink formica booths with blue vinyl seats--and friendly waitresses to bring you excellent, fresh, home-cooked American food. I had a perfect tuna salad sandwich served with delicious, crispy coleslaw. My husband had a steak sandwich with a side of fresh fruit salad. Ojai has... More 

Thank cucinista24
Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the chorizo and eggs. Staff is really friendly and the coffee is good. Pancakes were a little overcooked.

Thank chappadapp
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We came here due to the great reviews. We waited a short time and it was more than worth it. Food was delicious. We had chicken fried steak, and an egg combo breakfast. All of it was super tasty, bacon cooked perfectly, and the fruit was ripe and sweet! Definitely the best breakfast we had when we were in town.

Thank Shannyhead
Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Had breakfast here based on high reviews. I had the eggs Benedict and was very disappointed. Probably the worst I ever had. But my friend enjoyed her scrambled eggs and bacon very much. Said the eggs were buttery and delicious. The place is clean, old fashioned cute and was filled with people. The lunches I saw being served looked good,... More 

Thank Donna C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?