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The 7 Best Asian Restaurants In Bakersfield

Updated: August 23, 2022

Can’t decide between sushi or dim sum? Why not have both from these top Bakersfield Asian restaurants. We analyzed top review sites, including diner and critic reviews for this list of best Asians in Bakersfield. Sit down and feast on garlic duck and tasty po tak at any of the great Asian restaurants on this list.

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JIN Sushi- Downtown

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Bangkok Street Food

Thai, $$, Spice TractThai, $$Bakersfield, Spice Tract
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Soy & Spice Cafe

Asian, $$, Ridgeview EstatesAsian, $$Bakersfield, Ridgeview Estates
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Blue Elephant

Thai, $$, CSU BakersfieldThai, $$Bakersfield, CSU Bakersfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Hi Sushi

Japanese, $$, San TropeJapanese, $$Bakersfield, San Trope
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Shoyu Sushi

Japanese, $$, Northeast BakersfieldJapanese, $$Bakersfield, Northeast Bakersfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Umi Sushi & Sake

Japanese, $$, Tevis RanchJapanese, $$Bakersfield, Tevis Ranch
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Asian restaurants in Bakersfield. We analyzed 2074 Bakersfield restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Bakersfield restaurant reviews, and 89 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Hoodline - Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Thai spots, Hoodline - 5 top spots for sushi in Bakersfield and Hoodline - The 5 best Japanese spots in Bakersfield. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Questions & answers

JIN Sushi- Downtown, Umi Sushi & Sake, and Chef's Choice Noodle Bar are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Asian cuisine in Bakersfield.

JIN Sushi- Downtown, Chef's Choice Noodle Bar, and Tokyo Garden are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a date night in Bakersfield.

JIN Sushi- Downtown, New Saigon, and Kelly's Tandoori Grill are some of the highest-rated late-night Asian spots in Bakersfield.

The highest-rated Asian restaurants for delivery in Bakersfield are JIN Sushi- Downtown, Kelly's Tandoori Grill, and Siam Iyara.

JIN Sushi- Downtown, New Saigon, and Kelly's Tandoori Grill are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for take-out in Bakersfield.

Drink pairing tips

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    Experts recommend pairing a Hunan style beef with a glass of Rosé, a popular pink wine.

  • Pair Kingfisher with stir-fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your stir-fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kingfisher complements the dish as it enhances the meals spicier counterparts.


  • The ideal drink pairing for shrimp fried rice

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shrimp fried rice can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Gewürztramine. This, off-dry, white wine balances the rich shrimp fried rice.

Did you know?

  • The longest sushi roll

    Would you believe it if someone told you Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was 9,332 feet 8 inches? Well it’s true, and it happened in Japan.

  • Full of sushi

    sushi is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Tim 'Eater X' Janus agrees. If you want to break their record for most pieces eaten in 6, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 141!

  • A classic dish

    Throw some pancakes and soy sauce in the mix with your peking duck from China for an authentic experience.

Parking tips

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Bakersfield. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Asian spot.

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