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Luigi's Restaurant & Delicatessen

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$$ - $$$
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725 East 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305
+1 661-322-0926
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
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Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with the family. Service is great. Food is Great. Atmosphere is Great. Downtown location makes it perfect to go there during lunch. However, usually lunch time is pretty crowded.

Thank Qureshc
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We love the selection. This time my wife and I shared a spinach salad that was wonderful. She got a spicy sausage sandwich and I got pasta Bolognese, We also had the Pinot Noir of the day which was fabulous. Service was great.

Thank Roland B
Simi Valley, California
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This restaurant is over 100 years old and is a gem in old time Bakersfield. When we arrived, the parking was packed but we circled and finally got a spot. It was well worth it! The patio is delightful with a full bar. We had the pasta which came with wonderful fresh bread and a little antipasto. Plenty of food!... More 

Thank jammyjudy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Italian dip served at lunch on Thursdays is amazing !!! Crispy sourdough roll, layers of meat, melted cheese, srved with au jus . Excellent marinated carrots . Italian grocery next door.

Thank akays_geo
Bakersfield, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Luigi's is the place to go to live through much of Bakersfield's past. Stop in on any Saturday and you will get a chance to meet half of the town! By the way, the food is great!

Thank tp1026
Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

There food is great and very vibrate Italian culture with pictures of a lot of successful people on the town on them although it is normally pretty full and it takes a while to wait it is totally worth it

Thank Garrett0504
Bakersfield, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have enjoyed this local treasure for decades! Saturday meals are excellent, plenty of seating and the patio bar is our favorite spot. Weekday lunches are also delicious. Saturday NY steak and pasta is a specialty, and best Pastrami sandwich in town!

Thank JungleJym55
Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were en route from King Canyon to Death Valley & decided to stop here mid route on advice from the lonely planet. Not sure about the neighbourhood when we rocked up, we ventured in at about 11am and were offered a table on the patio. I'm glad we were early as there was a queue (on a Tuesday) -... More 

Thank JocMil
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

but don't let that stop you. This place is hopping at lunch time. All the downtown workers eat here. Power lunches to a quick bite with best friend, or mom's day out. The Italian food is straight-up authentic. The lasagne and chicken Parmesan are two of my favorites. The atmosphere is fun. Tables crowded together, the hustle and bustle of... More 

Thank Marisa B
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Get there early. Food is always excellent and service is, in my opinion, above standard. Also, if your company is debating on hosting a private dinner party in the future, just do it! True, it's in a crappy part of town and parking is limited but the food and service is worth it.

Thank Jetk9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 East 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-0926

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?