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Bakersfield OTR

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, ,
1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
+1 513-579-0446
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (32 reviews)
“tacos” (174 reviews)
“short ribs” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If this restaurant had not been highly recommended by a Cincinnati Local, we probably would have not waited the nearly 2 hours it took to get a table.... but, it was worth it. Everything was so good! We had margaritas, queso dip and a sampling...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for dinner on a recommendation while in Cincy on business. Loved it! Sat at the bar and had three of the very unique and delicious tacos along with some of their very chunky, homemade guacamole. Nice selection of beers on tap including...More

Thank RKM036
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I might possibly have had the oddest restaurant experience. The restaurant made a mistake and brought 2 guacamole’s to our table. After several minutes and half the guacamole eaten the waiter told me they had made a mistake and could either charge me for their...More

Thank Carren R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bakersfield is local for me but I could never get too much of it. It's kind of loud and the wait can get quite long (it's a pretty small place), but go at an non peak time. Pineapple (or regular) margaritas are amazing! You can't...More

Thank melissa w
Reviewed 8 September 2017

After years of trying, my wife and I finally were able to slither into a bar seat at a slow enough time to eat a meal at Bakersfield. We started with margaritas and guac and chips. The margaritas are always spectacular. All of them. The...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There seems to always be a long wait, but there are many great bars in the area. We put our names on the list and then went nearby for a drink. The food was great. I loved the two vegetarian tacos. My meat eating family...More

Thank mel23k
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place has some of the best guac in town. They're always, always busy so go early. I give it an average rating because I haven't been crazy about the tacos I've tried. For me it's not worth the wait or how crowded it is....More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a fun little place that is a bit noisy for my taste but probably something that a younger crowd might enjoy. I would normally have given it no more than 4 except for one thing: They made what may be THE BEST THING...More

Thank SamM222
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

First time visit. The entrance is pleasant welcoming atmosphere. Cheap beer and good food. Im excited for another dinning experience. Only wish the waitress was more welcoming

Thank glennallenhessjr
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Great mahi and short rib tacos. Margaritas that were off the chart. Nice atmosphere and friendly wait staff.

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Questions & Answers
Madison A
21 September 2017|
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Response from Patrick L | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. I seem to remember families having lunch. There may be different regulations later in the evening. Best to call.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Tonsoffuntravel | Reviewed this property |
I have no way of knowing-you should call them.
17 May 2016|
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Response from 259Nancy_ | Reviewed this property |
Not for young kids. It is a bar atmosphere, always crowded and noisy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-579-0446
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