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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
Thu - Tue 07:00 - 14:30
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Russellville, Arkansas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I was not expecting good down home cooked food in CA. I was glad to find Bonnie Lu's. The food was great. breakfast is served all day. It was like a little southern cafe. The atmosphere was charming. It takes you back tot he 1950's - sort of like Happy Days.

Thank Laura C
Wichita, Kansas
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ahhhhhh, Ooooooo, Ummmmm This is the best local diner food you'll ever have. The food is outstanding & the portions HUGE!! Bonnie Lu's is a local favorite & you might have to wait for a table at Brunch time on a Sat or Sunday but- IT IS WORTH THE WAIT! It truly is an outstanding diner!

Thank JalapenoJane
Ojai, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We came here this morning on our way to school. It was great. Pancakes, hashbrowns, eggs and bacon. The perfect country breakfast! Thanks Bonnie Lu's. 😘😘

Thank OjaiOrange
Redondo Beach, CA
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Get there before noon to enjoy the three piece band. The service was awesome, food was amazing. Not too long of a wait. About 30minutes for a busy Sunday. Well worth the wait.

Thank Sugarplumskys
Irvine, CA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 22 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 28 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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 7 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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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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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?