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The 15 Best Restaurants In Bakersfield

Updated: July 5, 2022

Take your next night out to the next level with the best and trendiest restaurants Bakersfield has to offer. We analyzed the top review and ranking sites and leading publications for the best restaurants in Bakersfield. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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JIN Sushi- Downtown

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 top spots in downtown Bakersfield

    Hoodline, 2019

Horse in the Alley

American, $$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Siam Iyara

Thai, $$, BakersfieldThai, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Asian fusion spots

    Hoodline, 2019

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

Panchitos Restaurant

Mexican, $$, DowntownMexican, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Shoyu Sushi

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

Jasmine & The New Taste

Thai, $$, DowntownThai, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

JIN Sushi- Brimhall & Allen

Japanese, $$, Masterpiece EstatesJapanese, $$Bakersfield, Masterpiece Estates
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Umi Sushi & Sake

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

Las Flautas Mexican Food Restaurant

Mexican, $$, BakersfieldMexican, $$Bakersfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bangkok Street Food

Thai, $$, Spice TractThai, $$Bakersfield, Spice Tract
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mamma Mia

Italian, $$, DowntownItalian, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Italian spots in Bakersfield

    Hoodline, 2019

Nuestro Mexico Restaurant

Mexican, $$, DowntownMexican, $$Bakersfield, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in downtown Bakersfield

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Mexican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Tofu House - Korean BBQ

Korean, $$, Park StockdaleKorean, $$Bakersfield, Park Stockdale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Bakersfield's Park Stockdale neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Korean spots in Bakersfield

    Hoodline, 2019

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Bakersfield. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 2074 spots across Bakersfield, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 89 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Hoodline - Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Asian fusion spots, Hoodline - Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Mexican spots and Hoodline - The 5 best Korean spots in Bakersfield. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ, ReMix Asian Kitchen & Ramen, and Locale Farm to Table Eatery are the highest-rated restaurants for a pick-up meal in Bakersfield.

The highest-rated restaurants for brunch in Bakersfield are Better Bowls, PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ, and ReMix Asian Kitchen & Ramen.

Better Bowls, PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ, and ReMix Asian Kitchen & Ramen are the highest-rated restaurants for dinner in Bakersfield.

PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ, ReMix Asian Kitchen & Ramen, and JIN Sushi- Downtown are the highest-rated restaurants that is good for groups in Bakersfield.

Better Bowls, PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ, and ReMix Asian Kitchen & Ramen are the highest-rated best restaurants for delivery in Bakersfield.

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