The 5 Best Bars In Bakersfield

Updated: July 5, 2022

It's always happy hour with these great bars in Bakersfield! We go for the drinks and stay for the vibe. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Bakersfield. Drop-in on the pubs for tasty bar snacks, jugs of frozen wine slushy, and an all-round good time.

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BottleShock Wine & Brew

Wine Bar, $$, DowntownWine Bar, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5


Tiki Bar, $$, DowntownTiki Bar, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

CraSh Lounge

Bar, $$, DowntownBar, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Wine Me Up!

Wine Bar, $$, South San Lauren - FruitvaleWine Bar, $$Bakersfield, South San Lauren - Fruitvale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in Bakersfield's South San Lauren - Fruitvale neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Foxtail Lounge Bakersfield

Cocktail Bar, DowntownCocktail BarBakersfield, Downtown
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant 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. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Bakersfield's South San Lauren - Fruitvale neighborhood to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

CraSh Lounge, Bootleggers, and Vi's are bars with a happy hour in Bakersfield.

The Old River Monte Carlo, Bakersfield Beer Company, and Nuestro Mexico Lounge are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Bakersfield.

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