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Chef's Choice Noodle Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1534 19th St, Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4468
+1 661-325-1234
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Malibu, California
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1,076 reviews
561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian as well a kinda american-asian fusion. Not good, not bad. I liked the avocado wonton, didn't much care for the ramen. Light and bright interior. Booths and tables. Service friendly and professional. More of lunch than dinner

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Thank SanMo
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was great and everyone was very friendly and helpful with the menu. There's a huge range of Thai food, with curry's as well as noodles!

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Thank Tom N
Bear Valley Springs
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to this restaurant, and it won't be the last! Great menu selection. From salads, soups, and assorted Thai dishes. It was busy on my visit, but there was still room for many people. Service was good, and I highly recommend.

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Thank Bryan F
Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great food and service! This is one of my favorite restaurants. Everything on the menu is delicious.

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Thank saulcordova1986
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of different choices on the menu including soups, noodle dishes and stir fry. We had pad Thai, which was excellent and pho, also very good. Service was excellent and very friendly. The place was busy on a Friday night but we were seated immediately at about 6:30 pm. We were surprised to see that they now serve alcohol, which... More 

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Thank gbmom_11
Bakersfield, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Pan Thai is always very good. Menu clearly shows what dishes are spicy, or could be ordered with less spice

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Thank csilerjr
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134 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I have dined here about a half dozen times. The dumpling are a good start. The ramens are full of flavor. The fried rice with duck was a great surprise-- earthy and spice. Great service and can handle large party's. Full bar and large beer selections.

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Thank Joe M
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place has a large variety from fried rice to ramen, to noodles of course. It's a nice establishment, very pleasant atmosphere. The food is delicious. If I had a recommendation it would be the drunken noodles. It's also vegetarian friendly.

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Thank Cheese_Taco
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had never been to a noodle bar before. I like Asian food, but noodles not so much. My daughter and husband love this restaurant. It is beautifully decorated, the waitstaff is excellent, and the food is great.

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Thank Marisa B
Bakersfield, California
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Drunken Noodle is great but all dishes I have tried (been there 10 + times) are good. The spice rack (I like it hot) adds some kick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1534 19th St, Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4468
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-325-1234
Description
This restaurant just opened a week ago and is getting rave reviews, including my own. There are so few asian restaurants in Bakersfield and this one is not only a welcomed addition but the food is the best I have eaten outside of Thailand. They are introducing new and authentic Thai dishes each week. I highly recommend this new establishment and hope Trip Adviser will follow up on this one. The owner welcomes any and all criticism and makes adjustments as requested. His email address is available on the facebook website under noodle bar.

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