Whether you’re a full-time Bakersfield resident or just visiting, you’ll soon find that there is no shortage of great things to see and do in this wonderful area. Sometimes, the only problem can be deciding what to do first. And since you’ll need to eat at some point, we at Bakersfield Mitsubishi thought we’d share our top picks for best restaurants in Bakersfield.
First opened in 1940, Noriega’s has an interesting history and excellent food. Specializing in Basque cuisine, Noriega’s is intimate, eclectic, and a wonderful place to try something new. The restaurant has even garnered a coveted America’s Classic Award from the James Beard Foundation.
24th Street Cafe
A Bakersfield staple, 24th Street Cafe is a wonderful option for breakfast and lunch. It’s been voted “best restaurant in Bakersfield” numerous times thanks to the excellent food, generous portions, and affordable price. You should definitely put it on your to-do list if you’re passing through.
Zaika Indian Cuisine & Bar
Zaika Indian Cuisine & Bar is our favorite Indian restaurant in Bakersfield. It features a varied menu with plenty of vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, and seafood options, so it is a great option if you’re party includes anyone with specific dietary restrictions. Most importantly, though, the food at this place is absolutely wonderful, and it’s sure to become a favorite if you’ve never been.
Get your fill of delicious dishes when you stop into these signature Bakersfield eateries.