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Towens Aug 26, 2007 07:27 PM

First time visitor. Looking for the one reasonably priced, casual place you'd pick if you were going there tomorrow. Thanks

  1. badhomecook Aug 26, 2007 08:16 PM

    OMG. Go to Reuben's and have the chicken enchilada with mole. The mole will make you weep with happiness. Sorry I can't remember the name of the street...but it's off the main drag into town. Google it. You'll thank me...

    1. Nukedli Aug 26, 2007 09:02 PM

      Bocalli's Pizza and Pasta restaurant is a five-minute ride out in the country, on the main road, the only business out among the orange/avocado groves. It's one of those places that's a regular hangout for many of the local residents and regular visitors. Seating inside or outside under the big old Oak trees. Food is good - not great, but if you want to experience the non-tourist side of the Ojai experience at an old-fashioned family run home-style Italian place - try it. Really good strawberry shortcake, too. Following link has photos and a menu.

      http://www.boccalis.com/

      1. liu Aug 26, 2007 09:52 PM

        We have enjoyed lunch at Suzanne's:

        http://www.gourmetvoyageurs.com/count...

        It is pleasantly casual, using fresh California ingredients for a nice lunch.

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