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Old River Grill

9500 Brimhall Rd, Suite 301, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2232
+1 661-282-8860
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
9500 Brimhall Rd, Suite 301, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2232
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Reviewed 1 week ago

needed breakfast before leaving town. I got seated quickly - good coffee. Ordered an omelet with a side of Biscuits and Gravy. There's both Tapatio AND Cholula bottles on the table. (a good sign). The Omelet i ordered normally came with Jalapeños, but i asked...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Breakfast choices run from standard fare to innovative ideas. Large portions and well prepared meals. Good service.

Thank JBakersfield
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

If you’re patient and don’t mind waiting and can overlook a kitchen mistake or two, then this is the place for a great breakfast or lunch. Our family loves the food here but we’ve often endured long kitchen delays and a number of kitchen mistakes...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy going here for breakfast after church on Sunday’s. Some of us like breakfast and some want lunch, so this place is great for either breakfast or lunch.

Thank Mona V
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Googled "best breakfast in bakersfield" and found the Old River Grill. I remembered it had been on Stockdale at one time near where I work, but had never been there. I was a little apprehensive because there were some low scored reviews, but on reading...More

Thank Kentonmiller
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Our experience here has been a bit of a roller coaster. The issues have never been about the food, but about the slowness of the service. On this visit, they got it all right. We used the online "get in line" process so that, when...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I met my friend here for breakfast yesterday. The people that work there are very nice. The food is really good. I had the chicken and waffle. Along with Champagne & cranberry juice. Will come here again.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 16 January 2018

My wife and I stopped for lunch. I always think the test of any restaurant for lunch is a hamburger. Since this was my first visit, I ordered a regular cheese burger. The fries were ordinary, but that burger was wonderful! A large patty cooked...More

Thank JPR7271
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have enjoyed going here since it opened in the original location. We moved to another city five months ago so this was our first time to eat here in about 7-8 months. We enjoyed our meal, but it was not as...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This menu is very diverse with lots of interesting flavors and a lot of the old classics. Omelets? they got 'em. Bacon and eggs? yep! Biscuits and gravy? Damn right, this is Bakersfield. Waffles and pancakes? piled high! The popularity is evidenced by the lines...More

Thank John K
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3 January 2017|
Response from rcredeye | Property representative |
We have gluten free pancakes and waffles. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9500 Brimhall Rd, Suite 301, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2232
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-282-8860
  • E-mail
Old River Grill is a small town coffee shop, specializing in home style cooking. We serve breakfast and lunch everyday. All our food is made from scratch and is as fresh as you can find anywhere. We take great pride in being a locally owned and operated business and being a part of the Bakersfield community. We offer a large variety of foods on our menu, in addition to our daily specials. At Old River Grill, you will find our staff to be courteous and we take pleasure in ensuring that every guest leaves feeling like they were treated like family.
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