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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Bakersfield

Updated: October 10, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Bakersfield restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Bakersfield.

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Kings Drive In

American, $$, BakersfieldAmerican, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Mom’s House

American, $$, BakersfieldAmerican, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

New Vintage Bar & Grill

New American, $$, Riviera - WestchesterNew American, $$Bakersfield, Riviera - Westchester
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

18th Street Bar and Grill

American, DowntownAmericanBakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Urbane Cafe

American, $$, BakersfieldAmerican, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Claw Daddy's Cajun Seafood

Creole, $$, BakersfieldCreole, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

JoJo's

American, BakersfieldAmericanBakersfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Hungry Hunter Steakhouse

American, $$$, BakersfieldAmerican, $$$Bakersfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Ike's Love & Sandwiches

American, $$, Benton ParkAmerican, $$Bakersfield, Benton Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
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The Renegade Room

American, Northeast BakersfieldAmericanBakersfield, Northeast Bakersfield
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.0

Super Tom's Burgers

American, $, BakersfieldAmerican, $Bakersfield
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Valentino’s Pizza

Pizza, $, BakersfieldPizza, $Bakersfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Lengthwise at the Marketplace

American, $$, CSU BakersfieldAmerican, $$Bakersfield, CSU Bakersfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Chicken Shack

American, $, BakersfieldAmerican, $Bakersfield
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 3.5

Salty's BBQ & Catering

American, $$, BakersfieldAmerican, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate this list?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 2074 restaurants, and 89 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline and Three Best Rated. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 top spots in Bakersfield's Benton Park neighborhood, Hoodline - The 3 best steakhouses in Bakersfield and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Bakersfield, CAwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

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