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Mama Roomba

) #34 of 741 Restaurants in Bakersfield ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban
1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
+1 661-322-6262
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for lunch and shared a few things. We shared the tortilla soup, was surprised they didn't split the bowl for us, she just brought us an empty bowl and spoon and we had to split it. Way too much lime flavor in the...More

Thank altonjk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on the corner of a downtown location sits this little jewel. I got a couple of glasses of wine, my daughter got a meal, as did I. All for $51.44, not bad! The food was delicious and the server was great. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great as was the service. The fried chicken, tri-tip and the corn/queso empanadas were the real standouts on the menu. Went here twice over the course of a 10 day business trip.

Thank chimpmonkey
Reviewed 12 April 2017

After seeing this place on Guy's show I had to try it when passing through. So glad I did. The chicken tenders were huge and the mango chutney, spot on! The house hot sauce was so good I bought a bottle.

Thank RevDoPray
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This reataurant was a find. It features food from latin/south america. Great meats and salades. It's very laidback and small.

Thank schutstramahof
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Mama Roomba's is a favorite! It is very small and quaint but with big flavorful food! Bakersfield's only Caribbean restaurant. Great Sangria and mojito's! Food is served family style so you get to sample several delicious items. This is a gem!

Thank YaYa25cuties
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was recently visiting relatives in Bakersfield, and because I had seen Guy Fieri's show on Bakersfield, where he visited this restaurant, we all decided to try it out. Sorry to say the taste of the food is one of the worse meals I have...More

Thank unam65
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Mama Roomba can always be counted on for a delicious culinary experience. Everything is fresh and yummy but the chicken paillard, over a side order of white rice, is my favorite. Ask to be seated in Julia's area in this small eatery - she knows...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Went in on a Wednesday for dinner, had not been here in a while forgot how much I like it. The atmosphere, location and food are perfect. We had the Cheese and corn empanadas, the empanadas are perfect, they are a nice golden brown with...More

Thank CLoz71
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a great time with friends. There was four of us and we all got our plates at separate times which was fine for us, but other people may have an issue with that. The appetizers were delicious and the staff was super friendly!...More

Thank Jodie B
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Kimberley P
Is there a way to get the recipes for the dishes featured on Dinners, Drive-ins, and Dives?
12 April 2015|
Response from johntello | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if they give out their recipes. Suggest you call them at (661)3226262
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-6262
  • E-mail