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“Lovely spot”

Bonnie Lu's Country Cafe
Ranked #2 of 97 Restaurants in Ojai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Clean and quaint "diner" with super-friendly attentive staff. Loved the soft pastel colours and 50's feeling. Food was obviously super fresh and great healthy choices. Not "wow" enough for 5/5 but a solid breakfast place.

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Thank Mom23lads
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Fantastic breakfast. Even more fun was the fact that this place is obviously a hangout for locals, so we got to watch the traffic in and out, people greeting each other, hugging and kissing -- so much fun. The waitress was fabulous, helpful with suggestions and very friendly. Great coffee, excellent omelettes and the biscuits! Don't skip the biscuits! Best breakfast we have ever had in Ojai.

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

For true blue breakfast in Ojai, Bonnie Lu's is the spot. The plus for us was that it was within walking distance of the Su Nido. It's a colorful diner with a collage of random mugs that the hot beverages are served in & personable service. Boyfriend's buckwheat pancakes did not disappoint & when I couldn't decide between pancakes & the Belgian waffle, our waitress said she'd do 2 half orders so I could try both. That was awesome & I enjoyed every bite. Loved the... shallots?... in the b'fast potatoes. My poached egg was kind of gross, though (vinegary). Finding their Bonnie Lu's t-shirts charming, I got one for me & another as a souvenir for my best friend.

Thank Steff P
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

We eat at Bonnie Lu's every Sunday morning with our kids. It's become our ritual - arrive at Bonnie Lu's by 8:10, finish around 9:00 and head over to the farmer's market. We're usually able to get a table right away if we're there by 8:10, otherwise there's a short wait. Jenny and all of the staff are like family after 100+ visits. We vary our order a little, but usually get some combination of omelets, pancakes, eggs, bacon and potatoes. Our kids practically subsist on the chocolate chip pancakes. Highly recommended, both for the food and the local vibe. We've tried all of the other breakfast places in town, but like Bonnie Lu's the best.

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Thank TravelBabbo
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

Bonnie Lu's is the basic restaurant/cafe every small town has where the staff really knows what they're doing and are very friendly. The food is robust and tasty and very reasonably priced. There are plenty of choices for both carnivores and vegetarians and they offer some of the best pancakes anywhere, Also try their eggs benedict both in meat and veggie variety - delicious! A fun destination before or after the Sunday morning Farmers Market!

Thank William B
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