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Jakes Original Tex Mex Cafe

) #50 of 762 Restaurants in Bakersfield $$ - $$$ American,
1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
+1 661-322-6380
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite family place to have lunch or dinner. We go here at least 3 times a month and it is always amazing. The food is great and we usually get the taco salad or the tri tip sandwich. Their salads are amazing....More

Thank melissajo1994
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The texas sheet cake is the only reason I go there. OMG, the milk chocolate frosting just dripping w/chocolate cake and you need that glass of milk. All other food is so so.

Thank mperez22016
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I've been to this restaurant with my kids, my senior parents, and had their catered food at work as well. Consistently good quality and tasty.

Thank marafromnowhere
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I had the tri-tip, cheesy potatoes, salad, and chocolate cake. Salty's BBQ has much better tri-tip! I thought the icing on the cake was too sugary. Service was excellent. Prices higher than I expected. $40 for 2 people. Altogether, rather mediocre.

Thank smlisle
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite call in places, although it's fun to dine in house too! When you arrive you get in line as they make it custom & fresh per your request from the above menu. Everything from deep pit bar b cue, burritos &...More

Thank Jesuscalling
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great food, good portions and good service. Nothing else to say. They have a lot of great tasting food. Come try it.

Thank Shong B
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

On my way to Fresno on Highway 99 and was really hungry. What a wonderful stop to eat very close to the freeway. The food was delicious and the service very welcoming. I had the plate with choice of two meats, roast beef and tri...More

Thank Suzza77
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Busy local place. Famous Chocolate cake. Large salads and burritos and more. They cater a lot around town

Thank Tdhalldds
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had lunch today. Had "non wimpy" Chili, meaning no beans. A large bowl is just as they fill to the top rim. Served with great corn bread muffin. My co-worker had a plate of meat, choosing tri-tip. Noticed no meat left.

1  Thank Pete A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

great food, fast service, awesome dessert! Parking is horrible but it is still worth the trouble. also great for take out!

Thank Dustin H
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Questions & Answers
Myrna D
13 April 2017|
Response from Shong B | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you give them a call @ (661) 322-6380. Their prices may fluctuate from time to time. They are very nice and helpful.
Jan F
15 May 2015|
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Response from Bill E | Reviewed this property |
For 10 people, i'd estimate about $125.... well worth it. :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-3006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-6380
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