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Flame & Skewers

5486 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1618
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“skewers” (11 reviews)
“hummus” (12 reviews)
“shawarma” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
5486 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1618
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We frequent Flame and Skewers quite often. We love the food! Our grand kids love it too! It's great filling food you can make as mild or spicy as you like since you add the spice at the table, which in our case is great...More

Thank mwalkerklassen
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Had dinner for 4 adults. Total cost <$50. My dish was a lamb plate with salad, french fries and hummus. Everything was surprisingly tasty. Fresh. Hummus was extremely good (with pita). The lamb was very good, tender, no "grizzle", nice flavor. Now on our "must...More

Thank Paulamalu
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The pita with chicken shawarma was very good but the highlight was the baklava. I will be back. It was a quick lunch.

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Hand down the best in town!!! Great prices, great food, great atmosphere!! I love the freshness and the spices!!!

Thank Ramsey M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Never had a bad meal here. Great authentic food, fast service, nice wait staff. Would always go back.

Thank JJoef
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Flame & Skewers is a local small chain restaurant that serves an excellent shawarma in a pita. The restaurant was very clean and the facilities are new and well organized. The teenagers running the restaurant have that same "I don't give a damn" attitude that...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The kafta used to be true Mediterranean kafta with parsley. Now it's over-spiced and there's no hint of lamb. They ruined my "go to" dish. That said, I still love the place and recommend it to anyone traveling through the area. Please bring the old...More

Thank EngineerTiffany
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I go there many times in my lunch break.the service is always excellent, sometimes they bring the food to my table. The shawarma or kebab plate are huge ( rice, salad, humus bread and the meat).!they also have the bowl which is mix of rice...More

Thank Hany G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It's tough to find decent mediterranean food in most towns. Flame and skewers is about the best quick service type food I've ever had. The Shawarma and Kabobs are delicious, but shawarma runs out is your show up near closing time. The plate meals are...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

My first choice in Bakersfield. Meals are very satisfactory and delicious food. Stuff is very friendly. Restrooms is very clean. Thanks flame& skewers!

Thank Duygu I
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5486 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309-1618
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
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