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Rabalais Bistro

861 E Main St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-2737
+1 805-525-2109
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“beignets” (54 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
861 E Main St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-2737
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to this restaurant for a taste of cajon/Louisiana food. We were pleasantly surprised that we found a gem. Chicory coffee & beignets what more can you ask for, it was perfect. Later we had shrimp poor boys. Very good. The waiter & manager,...More

Thank Donnajean102016
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Ojai. Despite knowing that Ojai has great restaurants, I was interested in eating here based on the reviews. We were not disappointed! The portions are huge! We should have split the sandwiches but the prices at...More

Thank TorreySanDiego
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A great view of Main Street if you're Into people watching. This is my favorite place to come for desert and cappuccino! Always a treat and I never know who I’m going to run into?

Thank Mario R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a Labor Day Parade go on, while we brunched on delicious and interesting entrees. The hotel we stayed at recommended to our group of 6 and all were happy, service was kind and informative. Very fun!

1  Thank Artzgal
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

You could be satisfied with any one of their awesome pastries and coffee but they also cook up a delicious biscuits n gravy! This place is packed some mornings so if you have to wait grab an amazing chocolate chip cookie!

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wonderful restaurant in Santa Paula. Fresh home made potato chips, delicious salad, great sandwich, etc. We ate outside on the patio and had a wonderful relaxed time. Beignets and New Orleans coffee made it perfect.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped in at Rabalais on our way back to Ojai. Based on a friends recommendation, this was the place to go - and it didn't let us down. My wife and I shared a bowl of Gumbo and a fried shrimp po-boy. Both were...More

Thank Bialy30041
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We are so thankful to have found this place! The food was TOP NOTCH. It all reminded me of my grandmother that passed away last year. She was everything to me and this food took me back. The service was great and our server was...More

Thank sarasanders805
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch here. We ordered fried chicken and homemade potato chips (6 pcs chicken strips $12.95) and seafood chowder - a bit pricey for $9.95. Mindy was cheerful and friendly. They gave my dog a bowl with ice water. Ambience is so relaxing....More

Thank OC_M_Lu
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely a must visit. Food is amazing here, as well as the coffee and pastries. You cannot go wrong with anything you get.

Thank Juan V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 861 E Main St, Santa Paula, CA 93060-2737
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Paula
  • Phone Number: +1 805-525-2109
  • E-mail
Description
Southern New Orleans Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, including but not limited to: Gumbo, Fried Chicken (Tuesday Night), Po'Boys, Shrimp, Biscuits & Gravy, Soups & Salads. Dinner served Wednesday through Saturday including full beer and wine list. Beginets hot out of the fryer, or hand crafted breads and baked goods. Proudly Serving Intelligencia Coffees and Teas.
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