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Jakes Original Tex Mex Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Mexican, Southwestern
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1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
+1 661-322-6380
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11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the tri-tip, cheesy potatoes, salad, and chocolate cake. Salty's BBQ has much better tri-tip! I thought the icing on the cake was too sugary. Service was excellent. Prices higher than I expected. $40 for 2 people. Altogether, rather mediocre.

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Thank smlisle
Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite call in places, although it's fun to dine in house too! When you arrive you get in line as they make it custom & fresh per your request from the above menu. Everything from deep pit bar b cue, burritos & taco salads to deep pit with cheesy cowboy potatoes. You can go TEX or MEX,... More 

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Thank Jesuscalling
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great food, good portions and good service. Nothing else to say. They have a lot of great tasting food. Come try it.

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Thank Shong B
Riverside, California
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

On my way to Fresno on Highway 99 and was really hungry. What a wonderful stop to eat very close to the freeway. The food was delicious and the service very welcoming. I had the plate with choice of two meats, roast beef and tri tip with two sides. Since I am on a low carb diet and high protein... More 

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Thank Suzza77
Bakersfield, California
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Busy local place. Famous Chocolate cake. Large salads and burritos and more. They cater a lot around town

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Thank Tdhalldds
Porterville, California
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had lunch today. Had "non wimpy" Chili, meaning no beans. A large bowl is just as they fill to the top rim. Served with great corn bread muffin. My co-worker had a plate of meat, choosing tri-tip. Noticed no meat left.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

great food, fast service, awesome dessert! Parking is horrible but it is still worth the trouble. also great for take out!

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Thank Dustin H
Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

You walk in and go thru the line and order custom prepared great TexMex food. Great variety and super quality

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Thank lucasd43
Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great local spot for lunch or dinner! All freshly prepared food. I love Jakes Taco Salad! It is the chocolate cake that is a must for every visit, words cannot describe how scrumptious this cake is!

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Thank Karin H
Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Create your own custom plate with all the yummiest makings! The BEST shredded beef, garlic chicken, beans, rice, salads, you name it, EVER! And dessert? Oh boy! Texas sheet cake!!! You'll crave it for days to come👍🏆🎖👍💯❤️

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Thank Jesuscalling

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-6380

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?