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Chef's Choice Noodle Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1534 19th St, Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4468
+1 661-325-1234
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and service! This is one of my favorite restaurants. Everything on the menu is delicious.

Thank saulcordova1986
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of different choices on the menu including soups, noodle dishes and stir fry. We had pad Thai, which was excellent and pho, also very good. Service was excellent and very friendly. The place was busy on a Friday night but we were seated immediately at about 6:30 pm. We were surprised to see that they now serve alcohol, which... More 

Thank gbmom_11
Bakersfield, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Pan Thai is always very good. Menu clearly shows what dishes are spicy, or could be ordered with less spice

Thank csilerjr
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I have dined here about a half dozen times. The dumpling are a good start. The ramens are full of flavor. The fried rice with duck was a great surprise-- earthy and spice. Great service and can handle large party's. Full bar and large beer selections.

Thank Joe M
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place has a large variety from fried rice to ramen, to noodles of course. It's a nice establishment, very pleasant atmosphere. The food is delicious. If I had a recommendation it would be the drunken noodles. It's also vegetarian friendly.

Thank Cheese_Taco
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had never been to a noodle bar before. I like Asian food, but noodles not so much. My daughter and husband love this restaurant. It is beautifully decorated, the waitstaff is excellent, and the food is great.

Thank Marisa B
Bakersfield, California
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Drunken Noodle is great but all dishes I have tried (been there 10 + times) are good. The spice rack (I like it hot) adds some kick.

Thank Tdhalldds
Bakersfield, California, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Recently we went back to the Chef's choice. We were happy to see that the menu had improved significantly. The service was good and the meal better than average served on time.

Thank JEC351650
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were driving from LA to Sacramento and were hungry. This spot stays open until 10 pm and catered to vegetarians so we decided to go. Loved the curry, salad and the vegetarian starter options. Great place to take kids. They were so accommodating and flexible with our order. Definitely recommended!

Thank KSKapoor
Davis, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Very nice ambiance; great, friendly service; not so good food. My mom, kids, and I stopped for lunch while passing through Bakersfield. It sounded promising because of the large variety of Asian cuisines offered (we haven't met an Asian cuisine we didn't like), and because of the glowing reviews we read on this site. We ordered our favorites: chicken gyoza,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1534 19th St, Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4468
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-325-1234
This restaurant just opened a week ago and is getting rave reviews, including my own. There are so few asian restaurants in Bakersfield and this one is not only a welcomed addition but the food is the best I have eaten outside of Thailand. They are introducing new and authentic Thai dishes each week. I highly recommend this new establishment and hope Trip Adviser will follow up on this one. The owner welcomes any and all criticism and makes adjustments as requested. His email address is available on the facebook website under noodle bar.

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