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Hodel's Country Dining

5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
+1 661-399-3341
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“fried chicken” (30 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (15 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything in the buffet is delicious. Their on demand omelette bar gets a bit backed up...i think they could benefit from having more than one person making them. Service is good and price reasonable. Will definitely come again.

Thank GiosMommy
Reviewed 3 days ago

We've always enjoy going to Hodel's for school-recognition events. The friendly staff always lay out a good selection of comfort foods that taste fine. "Country Dining" tells you that you aren't going to get some exotic stuff that will challenge you. There are other places...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, I am not a buffet fan for many reasons: overeating, wasting food, and mostly because it tends to be tasteless and is made more for the quantity. However, we decided to try it for breakfast and without overduing it, I got eggs from the...More

Thank Love4Mint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a great soup and salad at a very reasonable price then this is the place to go. We also enjoy the full menu.

Thank 30Bill
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Everytime I visit Hodel's I'm never disappointed with their menu. The variety of the food is great and fresh. Wonderful staff are always willing to assist you.

Thank Doraddccxc cc Y
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Great value on exceptional foods, good variety of home cooked food,great value for the price, lots of seating

Thank Joann H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The best buffet in Bakersfield. the price is right and the food is fresh and tasty. I enjoy the salad bar which has it all. When you are in Bakersfield, try Hodels. You won't be sorry.

Thank Don Z
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We had gone here a long time ago and it was on a weekend, I just thought it was a buffet on weekends only, wrong! We were taking our RV to a place near by and went there for breakfast. Was so surprised it is...More

Thank altonjk
Reviewed 16 June 2018

There are not many options of local restaurants in Bakersfield so it may be why Local love Hodel's Country Dining. It is also very reasonable in price. The salad and fruit buffet are the best choices from the buffet. The meat selection is limited to...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Bakersfield is quite a multi-cultural mix of mostly easy going, relaxed folks. And that's the first thing you notice about Hodel's: it really is eclectic in its food offerings-- which was a good thing when my lovely wife and I decided to take our Son...More

Thank ChinaLake1
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23 July 2018|
Response from Eric B | Reviewed this property |
No they are seperate.
16 March 2017|
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Response from kyotdawg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but yo can order from the menu also--so its not just buffet---it is a wonderful place to eat---clean, great food and great service!!! Its a family restaurant, run by the Hodel Family!!
Debbie H
22 February 2017|
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Response from bugnurse56 | Reviewed this property |
They don't!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-399-3341
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