From upscale to resale, shop Ojai’s one-of-a-kind retailers.
It’s no accident that retail Ojai shopping has been an important part of the local experience since our earliest days.
Our local culture is formed and influenced by the creativity of our community, and our stores reflect this sense of innovation, with unique products you won’t find elsewhere, as there is not a single chain store to be found. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere while browsing fine home furnishings, artful distinctive selections made locally or curated from around the globe. Find one-of-a-kind goods from fashion to antiques, to toys.
Ojai’s shopping districts can loosely be organized into four areas; each has its own distinctive style.
Another key cluster is behind the Arcade at Porch Gallery, where top art from the around the country can be found in their exciting, edgy exhibits. On Sunday mornings during and after the nearby Ojai Farmers’ Market many Ojaians are known to cluster on the porch for live music and conversation.
In bustling Meiners Oaks, El Roblar Avenue is an off-the-beaten-path treasure. Uncluttered by tourists, yet lined with local favorites that honor Cali-hip tradition including Bookends Bookstore, and Terramor Organic Home. Find eateries, Coffee Connection & Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria. Family-owned Farmer & The Cook turns into gathering spot for the Meiner’s Oaks community with a fresh, vegetarian kitchen and homegrown produce for sale. On the weekends enjoy music and the pizza oven, and especially the locals.
If you seek an array of boutiques offering fashion, one-of-a-kind art pieces, and jewelry, you’ve come to the right place. We offer an ever-expanding selection to help you to create and enhance your own personal style. At the very least, be sure to visit the historic Arcade designed by the famed Richard Requa of Mead & Requa, commissioned by Ojai founder Edward Drummond Libbey, in the style of the “City Beautiful” movement that originated in the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.