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809 Baker St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5212
+1 661-324-3866
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going there for year's since I was 4 I am 38 now..I have been getting the same thing every time 2 tacos bean's and rice..my grandma always got the chile verde. If you want authentic Mexican food I recommend this place. GODISLOVE

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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here for 20 years and the owner hasn't said hello one time. Despite his rudeness the bone in Chili Verde keeps me coming back. Where the owner is rude his wife is a pleasure.

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1 Thank jthorn47
Bakersfield, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This has to be the closest To Moms cooking I've ever had! By far the best Breakfast in Town! Best weekend spot to hang out and enjoy great food!

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Thank Lawrence P
Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Cutest place and you can see into the kitchen and it's the best image ever. Clean, kept, cute, little, Mexican ladies in the back making delicious and authentic food. Kitchen is immaculate, the pans are clean, silverware, so far so good. Super packed but handling it. Aaahhh food was as good as I imagined and hoped it would be. New... More 

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Thank jesslovesgoodfood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I do not eat pork so I had the pot beans. YUM! Tacos & Burritos are out of this world. If you ate homemade Mexican food growing up, you will fall in love.

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Thank DiAnna W
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Referred by a long-time Bakersfield resident. It's been there for a *long* time. Older, shabbier, part of town, but the interior is clean, the service is friendly, fast, and good, and the food is excellent. I am an old fan of California-Mexican cooking, which is in its own category in the Mexican food spectrum. This place has authentic, unique recipes... More 

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Thank ron r
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Definitely off the beaten and parking is not easy. The food makes it all worth it. Have had the papas con chorizo ground beef enchilada the rice and beans and can't leave without a bowl of their chile verde sauce with tortillas soooooo awesome!!!! Delicious :)

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Thank Laura S
Tucson, United States
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

I normally prefer chile colorado (red chile); however, the chile verde sauce was even better. This is their signature dish and a small bowl of it was served to us with our meal. The salsa was not chunky and I prefer salsa this way when served with tortilla chips. The chile colorado was served with freshly made flour tortillas, rice... More 

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Thank Charlene A
Tehachapi, California
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

The food is authentic Mexican. The staff were great. We had a question about a dish, they brought us a sample to try before ordering. Where does that happen, well at this place. It is historic, or its in the oldest part of town. You won't regret if you want real Mexican food.

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Thank Key B
Livermore, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

The chile verde is the best in Ca. It is a must try- the staff is very friendly and I believe it is family owned.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 Baker St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-324-3866

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