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Arizona Cafe

809 Baker St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5212
+1 661-324-3866
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“Great Michelada's!”
29 Apr 2018
“Best Chile Verde in Town!”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
809 Baker St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5212
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met friends for lunch here last week. I love the authentic cuisine - menu never changes and everything that is on the menu is served all day. Friendly, homey atmosphere and great food!

Thank teresaj219
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Not the greatest location, but man is the food delicious! Arizona Cafe is located in old town Bakersfield and is in close proximity to other iconic restaraunts. This place has been dishing up authentic down home Mexican food for over 55 years. No wonder the...More

Thank Jewel1325
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Arizona cafe has the best bone in chili verde of any place I have ever been. I have tried several dishes there over the past 15 years but the chili verde keeps me coming back. The place is very clean and the staff is friendly....More

Thank 10sLove93309
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The Arizona café has been around since the 50s in the menu has never changed. The food taste exactly the same throughout time. I was on a plane trip from Italy to Holland and in the travel books they had the Arizona café is one...More

Thank Marc D
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

1  Thank mike G
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.

1  Thank jthorn47
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!

Thank Lawrence P
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank jesslovesgoodfood
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.

Thank DiAnna W
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...More

Thank ron r
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 809 Baker St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-324-3866
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