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La Tapatia

1015 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5427
+1 661-393-7388
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Dude...this is really good Mexican food”
4 Feb 2018
“Dinner”
Open Now
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1015 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5427
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat. I mean I almost didn't want to write this review because I don't want everyone taking up the tables that are few. Hopefully, they can keep the small building atmosphere, because my wife and I like the food,...More

Thank amandaandnick2018
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Whenever I am in Bakersfield I go here for the best Mexican food ! Doesn’t look like much from the outside , but very clean and food is always consistently hood and friendly service too! Love there chilli verde

Thank Samsill
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We eat here regularly. Service is great and the food is really good. We always order flour chips instead of corn chips and they make them fresh when ordered. The guacamole is good. The Chile verde is great. I prefer the red Chile verde. My...More

Thank Silver660
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I was spending the day at the Kern County Museum down the street. I decided to talk a lunch break and was looking for a nice but simple Mexican restaurant. There were a few fast food type Mexican places but I wanted something a step...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Most unique Mexican food in town. We get the fried chicken chile verde (green) and it is to die for. There's pieces of fried chicken that could stand alone and then they add chile verde to the top and takes it to a whole other...More

Thank blduke427
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We stopped here with my cousin and her husband for a late lunch after digging for fossils up at The Ernst Quarries. Lots of locals here in a rather old restaurant. Food was good and plentiful but probably too much for a long drive back...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Over 30 years ago, La Tapatia was one of my go-to lunch places with colleagues from work. I have great memories of eating excellent, spicy Mexican food that the owner, Blas, served up at this hole-in-the-wall spot. I returned on a visit today. Blas is...More

Thank elpndj
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

Great real Mexican food. Not American style Mexican food but real Mexican style. The building has that Mexican feel and atmosphere.

Thank Ericdjr
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The food is consistently good and the staff is consistently courteous. I have eaten here many, many times and it is always great. I no longer live in the area so I do not get to enjoy it as often, but every time I am...More

Thank DadesMomma
Reviewed 26 December 2013

The best food in the world, handed by an experienced chef, helped by the most adorable team! Love the restaurant, the food. All the meals are sooooo good!!! Have to try them all. Always busy but always with excellent quality! Family friendly athmosphere!!

Thank Marco G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-393-7388
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