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Jakes Original Tex Mex Cafe

$$ - $$$American,
1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
+1 661-322-6380
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chocolate cake” (17 reviews)
“taco salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food, atmosphere, and service are all great. I highly recommend the tri-tip sandwich, the chili, and the corn bread. BUT, there are often times where you just can't park here. If the restaurant is over half full, you will have to park down the...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been here for lunch approximately 10 times over the last few years and I'm always happy with the food and prices.

Thank briandO785DH
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The food is always excellent. I enjoy the Salad Lite. But don't be fooled by the title Lite. It is a large salad full of excellence. Trip Tip, Deep Pit Beef, Chicken, whether it is a sandwich or a plate is plentiful and quite tasty....More

Thank Markhargis
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Leaving BC with my daughter and her two sons and my wife, we were puzzling over where to grab a quick bite to eat. Turning on to Oak St., we quickly made up our minds when the Jake's Tex Mex sign greeted us. The menu...More

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is our favorite family place to have lunch or dinner. We go here at least 3 times a month and it is always amazing. The food is great and we usually get the taco salad or the tri tip sandwich. Their salads are amazing....More

Thank melissajo1994
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The texas sheet cake is the only reason I go there. OMG, the milk chocolate frosting just dripping w/chocolate cake and you need that glass of milk. All other food is so so.

Thank mperez22016
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I've been to this restaurant with my kids, my senior parents, and had their catered food at work as well. Consistently good quality and tasty.

Thank marafromnowhere
Reviewed 28 February 2017 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.

Thank smlisle
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 &...More

Thank Jesuscalling
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.

Thank Shong B
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Myrna D
13 April 2017|
Response from Shong B | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you give them a call @ (661) 322-6380. Their prices may fluctuate from time to time. They are very nice and helpful.
Jan F
15 May 2015|
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Response from Bill E | Reviewed this property |
For 10 people, i'd estimate about $125.... well worth it. :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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