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The Belvedere in The Padre Hotel

1702 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
1702 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Had a nice meal, a little expensive, a little noisy with the bar down the hall, the restrooms are in the basement, they are unique, the elevator is slow as molasses.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were staying at the Padre Hotel and offered a 20% discount on dinner as hotel guests so of course we decided to try it. There are not many good dining options in downtown Bakersfield. This was a lovely experience - the room itself is...More

Thank pvfamily
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had been on the road for hours and decided to just eat at the hotel. It really is not "just" but it very upscale dining in a beautiful room. The server tried very hard to be attentive. It was not crowded so he was...More

Thank SusanVM
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Last time here I believe I rated it five stars, this time it could have been four based on the overall experience by our party of eight. Some of us would have given five, some four, and some three. I'm in the latter group, thus...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

While staying at The PADRE, my Hubby and I have had the pleasure to enjoy dinners at The Belvedere Room. Their upscale dining experience never disappoints, and we appreciate how accommodating they have been to us for a last minute date night! Our last meal...More

Thank LagunaBch
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went on a Wednesday in December. Lots of Christmas parties that time of year. The Belvedere room was closed for a special event. Fortunately they were serving in the lounge next door. Despite the venue change, the meal was wonderful with great service and friendly,...More

Thank tb911
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Each time we visit, I expect the Rat Pack to come walking through. The decor and ambiance remind me of old Vegas or Hollywood. If you're looking for a relatively quiet setting with very good food and good service, this is the place. We started...More

Thank travelbyrail
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Thanksgiving brunch was overall great from the food standpoint. The Raw bar was 5 stars....huge split legs and jumbo shrimp plus a really nice Lox and accouterments! Carving table needs just a little improvement....Prime Rib was just luke warm. Grandson pigged out at the breakfast...More

Thank bakodon
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were staying at the Padre Hotel, home of the Belvedere Room and elected to try it. The sustainable farm to fork menu was varied with some excellent choices. The mixed beet salad is highly recommended. We also sampled the foie gras on brioche with...More

Thank DavidUmstot
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Belvedere at the Padre is best of Bakersfield’s fine dining restaurants. Service is attentive, menu is creative, food quality and taste unmatched in this city. The Belvedere is worth the visit for a special occasion or a quiet meal with friends.

Thank MP T
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Response from Sean M | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. But it is a nice place so when we go we dress fairly nice. Slacks button down shirt, My wife wears a casual dress or something nice. I have seen people in there with shorts and flip flops, but myself... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
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