A vase of plants & Tandoori Chicken

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Every day from 7am-5pm, we have a variety of fresh breads, seasonal pastries, cookies, cakes, pies & pre-made sandwiches available in our pastry case, alongside wine, craft beer & mimosas.

Breakfast & lunch dishes from the kitchen are available Wednesday-Sunday, 7am-2:30pm, with full bar opening at 11am-9:30pm. Daily expansion coming soon!

From The Kitchen – Wed-Sun, 7am-2:30pm

  • DUTCHESS BREAKFAST TARTINE – poached egg, Niman Ranch bacon, Tutti Frutti tomatoes, sourdough bread 16
    add salmon +7
  • SLOPPY SANDWICH – grass-fed ground beef, white cheddar, gruyere, runny egg 16
  • YOGURT & FRUIT gf – organic Greek yogurt, summer fruit, housemade granola, honey 15
  • OVEN BAKED CURRY & EGGS – Weiser Family Farms potatoes, Swiss chard, red curry, herbs, baguette 14
  • FRITTATA – potatoes, cheese, kale, and mushrooms 14.5
  • GARDEN SALAD v, gf – local farm greens, local stone fruit, honey sesame dressing 12
    add organic chicken +6, add salmon +7
  • BURMESE FRIED CHICKEN – organic, bone-in chicken thighs, buttermilk, lemongrass, cilantro, coleslaw 19
    make it a combo by adding bubbles or beer – 26
  • RICE BOWL v, gf – Koda Farms jasmine rice, lentils, Burma nut mix, pickled onions, herbs 12
    add poached egg +4, add organic chicken +6

Sides

  • NIMAN RANCH BACON 5.5
  • CUCUMBER RAITA gf – yogurt, mint, cilantro 2

Dessert

  • ICE CREAM SANDWICH Bonito espresso, salted caramel 12

Coffee & Tea

  • COFFEE

    (regular or decaf, all made with locally roasted Bonito coffee beans & organic dairy)

    Drip coffee (regular or decaf) 3
  • Espresso 3
  • Americano 3
  • Macchiato 3.5
  • Gibraltar 3.75
  • Cappuccino 4
  • Caffe Latte 4.50
  • add Caramel/Mocha/Vanilla +$.50
  • Hot Chocolate with house-made whipped cream 5

DAIRY-FREE MILK SUBSTITUTES

  • Housemade Almond Milk +$1
  • Housemade Coconut Milk +$1

cold beverages

  • Iced Tea 3

    Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 5

    Lemonade 3

HOT TEA MENU

  • All hot herbal infusions made with locally sourced fresh herbs, and other teas sourced by Magic Hour
  • Chai Latte 4.50

    Matcha Latte 4.50

HERBAL

  • Magic Hour – Queen of the South 4

BLACK (heavy caffeine)

  • Organic Puerh 4
  • Organic Flower Dutchess 4
  • Organic Earl Greater Grey 4

OOLONG (Medium caffeine)

  • Organic Ti Quan Yin 4

GREEn (medium caffeine)

  • Organic Dragon Phoenix Jasmine Pearl 4

Daytime Cocktails

  • MIMOSA – cremant de loire, fresh orange 12

The below are available Wed-Sun, 11am-5pm when our full bar opens!

  • MOTHER MARY – vodka, watermelon, horseradish, Thai chili, Britt’s celery bitters 15
  • MEZCAL JABROMI – mezcal, carpano antica, sirene bitter 15
  • SANGRIA – Tamai Farms strawberries, local organic peaches, oranges & lemons, Ventura Spirits strawberry brandy, wine 15
  • LUCKY DEVIL – tequila, Thai chili, mint, fresh lime, housemade chili rim

Catering

The below are available for pre-order. Stop by the bakery, e-mail jesse@thedutchessojai.com or call 805-640-7987. Please allow 48 hours’ notice.

breakfast

  • FRITTATA 65

    BAKER’S DOZEN PASTRIES agf, av 58

SANDWICHES & SALADS

  • ITALIAN SANDWICH– ham, calabrese, provolone, shallot, pepperoncini, herbs, vinaigrette, s&p 15

    CAPRESE SANDWICH– mozzarella, tomato, basil, pea sprouts 13

    GARDEN SALAD v, gf – local farm greens, local stone fruit, honey sesame dressing 12

    CHICKEN SALAD agf – roasted chicken breast, garlic, ginger, napa cabbage, kale,
    shallots, spicy peanuts, herbs 12.5

    WHOLE CAKES & TORTES

    CITRUS OLIVE OIL CAKE gf 45

    FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE WALNUT TORTE gf 55

    COCONUT LIME CHIFFON CAKE 55

    VANILLA LAYER CAKE with vanilla buttercream & seasonal market fruit 6” – 75, 10” – 120

    CHOCOLATE SPELT DEVIL’S FOOD CAKE with whipped ganache & salted caramel buttercream (agf)
    6” – 75, 10” – 120

This kitchen comes to life at 4am and doesn’t shut down until 11:30pm. From mixing bread dough and making jam to toasting spices and fermenting tea leaves to handcrafting vermouths and bitters, our team makes nearly everything in-house. It’s our way of paying respect to the incredible local farmers and purveyors who use ecologically responsible practices and who provide us with all these beautiful ingredients. Some of these are listed below, but many more local farms inspire and support the food we serve.

  • NAAN – tandoori oven bread, garlic herb butter 11
  • CHICKPEA TOFU – v, gf  pressed & fried chickpeas, sweet & sour tamarind sauce 10
  • CRISPY POTATOES av, gf – Weiser Farms potatoes, herb aioli, masala spice 12

    EGG BHEJO – 50/50 Farms eggs, crispy red onion, chili, tamarind 12

    PURI – agf chicken liver mousse, Ojai Roots Farms plum jam, fried naan bread 18

    MELON v, gf – Weiser Farms sugar cube melon, arava melon, Ojai Roots Farms carrots, ginger 16

  • CRISPY RICE SALAD (HTAMIN THOKE) gf – lettuce, napa cabbage, Burma nut mix, fried shallots, herb sauce, peanuts 18

    TEA LEAF SALAD (LAHPET THOKE) v, gf – fermented tea leaves, napa cabbage, tomatoes, peanuts, fried shallots, fried garlic 20

    RICE NOODLE SALAD (KHAUK SWE THOKE) v – spicy carmelized red onion, Burma nut mix, cabbage, herbs 17



  • COCONUT CHICKPEA CURRY v, gf – Ojai Roots braised greens, jasmine rice 20
  • GRASS-FED BEEF MASALA gf – braised chuck eye roll, green split peas, potatoes, golden raisins 26

    PORK BELLY – spicy Niman Ranch pork, vermicelli noodles, bok choy, mushrooms 26

    FRIED QUAIL – Motley Crew Ranch quail, smoked Ojai Roots tomato, stone fruit jam, hot honey 29

  • BIRYANI (DANBAUK) – Sonoma ground lamb in spiced basmati rice, cashews, Kashmiri, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, cumin, shallots, garlic, ginger, raisins, puff pastry 31

    ORGANIC HALF TANDOORI CHICKEN gf – Ojai Roots carrots, bok choy, coconut ghee, cumin rice 44

    8OZ. FLAT IRON gf – fried rice, pork, mushrooms, kefir lime and lemongrass sauce 48

    WHOLE FRIED FISH – 1-2 lb Loup De Mer served with rice salad, chickpea curry, rice, lentils, chili paste, and naan 120

Kids Menu

  • CHICKEN TENDERS & RICE – 2 fried tenders with jasmine rice 11
  • CRISPY POTATOES av – fried, smashed Weiser potatoes, garlic aioli, salt 6
  • VEGAN RICE & LENTIL BOWL v – housemade lentils and jasmine rice 8
  • CINNAMON SUGAR NAAN 6
  • MANGO LASSI PIE gf – Mango, gingersnap crust, lime zest 12
  • COCONUT CREME BRULEE gf, v – 50/50 Farms lemon verbena, toasted coconut, slow roasted Murray Farms apricots 11
  • CHOCOLATE CARDAMOM ICE CREAM SANDWICH – Bonito espresso, salted caramel 12
  • SLOW ROASTED STRAWBERRY KULFI gf – Tamai farm’s strawberries, rose geranium, honey 9

After Dinner Drinks

COFFEE

(regular or decaf, all made with locally roasted Bonito coffee beans and organic dairy)

  • Pour Over 4

HOT TEA MENU

(all herb teas are made from locally sourced fresh herbs, and other teas sourced by Magic Hour)

HERBAL (CAFFEINE FREE)

  • 50/50 Farms (thyme, white sage) 3
  • BDs Chamomile 3
  • 50/50 Farms (mint, lemon, verbena) 3
  • Magic Hour Queen of the South 4

BLACK (HEAVY CAFFEINE)

  • Organic Puerh 4
  • Organic Flower Dutchess 4
  • Organic Earl Greater Grey 4

OOLONG (MEDIUM CAFFEINE)

  • Organic Ti Quan Yin 4

GREEN (MEDIUM CAFFEINE)

  • Organic Dragon Phoenix Jasmine Pearl 4

DESSERT WINES & DIGESTIVES

  • Niepoort Ruby Port 12
  • Barbadillo 12 year Cuco Olorosso Sherry 21
  • Barbadillo 12 year Principe Amontillado Sherry late harvest riesling 22
  • Angeleno 10

For a full list of spirits please ask to see our cocktail list.

A lot goes into stirring and shaking up these cocktails. In addition to championing lesser-known, small-batch spirits, our team squeezes all of our juices daily and handcraft the vermouth, bitters, tinctures, syrups, orgeats and more that make up our cocktails

Cocktails

  • Postcard From Italy* – vodka, Sirene Rosso, house orange cordial, fresh lemon, strawberry, Britt’s orange bitters 15
  • Neon Demon – Campari, Oaxacan rum, fresh lemon, fresh orange 15
  • Mezcal Jabroni – mezcal, Bordiga Bianco, St. Elder elderflower, Sirene Bianco 15
  • Pegu Club* – Future Gin, orange oleo, lemon oleo, fresh lime, Angostura bitters, Britt’s orange bitters 16
  • Lime in the Curried Coconut* – rum, coconut, fresh lime, cilantro and masala tincture 14
  • Lucky Devil* – tequila, Thai chili, fresh lime, triple sec, housemade chili rim 15
  • An Old Fashioned Date – bourbon, date, coconut palm sugar, Britt’s banana bitters 15
  • Manhattan – rye, housemade sweet vermouth, Luxardo cherry 14

    Ruben’s Oaxacan Rose – tequila, mezcal, hibiscus, orgeat 16

    *can be made non-alcoholic with Strykk non-alcoholic spirits

Amaro Flight

  • Bartenders choice of 4 of our favorite amari, apertif’s and digestive’s 25

Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

  • Shrub & Club 8
  • Lime & Mint Fizz 8

Wines

Wine by the Glass

BUBBLES

  • 2020 Meinklang Rosé, Austria ’Prosa’ 12
  • NV Champagne, P.Gimonnet France ‘Blanc de Blancs’ 30

WHITE & ROSÉ

  • 2020 Vinho Verde, Anselmo Mendes ‘Escolha’, Portugal 9

    2019 Malvasia Bianca, Doctor’s Orders, Ojai 14
  • 2020 Grüner Veltliner, Shõdl, Austria 13
  • 2020 Riesling, Kruger Rumpf ‘Dry’, Germany 12
  • 2020 Fiano, Ciro Picariello, Campania, Italy 16
  • 2020 Sancerre, Lucien Crochet, France 22
  • 2020 Sauvignon Blanc, Storm, Santa Barbara 15
  • 2020 Riesling, Union Sacré, ‘Orange, ‘Central Coast 14
  • 2019 Chardonnay, Sandhi, Central Coast 17
  • 2021 Rosé, The Ojai Vineyard, Ojai 16

Red

  • 2019 Fleurie, ‘Domaine des Marrans’, France 17
  • 2020 Pinot Noir, Chanin, Sta. rita Hills, Italy 19
  • 2020 Grenache, A Tribute to Grace, Santa Barbara 17

    2019 Red Blend, Ojai Alisal, ‘Happy Valley Red’, Ojai 17
  • 2019 Cabernet Franc, ‘Les Terres Blanches’, France 16
  • 2019 Cab Sauv/Cab Franc, Genuine Risk, Central Coast 16
  • 2016 Syrah, Ojai Vineyard ‘Duvarita’, Santa Barbara 20

    2019 Rioja, Artuke ‘Pies Negros’, Spain 15

Local Beer

ON TAP

  • Ventura Coast Brew Co., Beachscape Pilsner, Ventura 9
  • MadeWest, Standard Blonde, Ventura 8
  • Transmission, Dyna IPA, Ventura 9
  • Topa Topa, Dos Topa’s Lager Ojai 9

CANS

  • Alesmith, Porter, San Diego 8
  • Institution, Mosaic Pale Ale, Camarillo 10
  • Tarantula Hill, IPA, Thousand Oaks 11
  • M. Special IPA, Santa Barbara 10

    M. Special Grapefruit IPA, Santa Barbara 11
  • Topa Topa, Spectro Hazy IPA, Ventura 8

    Two Roots, Non-Alcoholic Helles lager, San Diego 8

    Two Roots, Non-Alcoholic IPA, San Diego 8

CIDER

  • Scar of the Sea, Cider, Central Coast 17
  • Anna’s Rose, Cider, Santa Paula 10
  • Flying Embers, Pineapple Chili Hard Kombucha, Ojai 11

    Flying Embers, Black Cherry Hard Kombucha, Ventura 11

DIETARY CODE:

  • v = vegan
  • av = available vegan
  • gf = gluten-free

A 3% charge is added by the restaurant to all checks to help offer fully covered healthcare to our employees. Please let us know if you have questions. Thanks for supporting a healthier staff!