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Wool Growers

620 E 19th St., Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 327-9584
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Ranked #7 of 705 restaurants in Bakersfield
Cuisines: Basque
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Orange County, CA
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

It was my first time trying Basque food and I was impressed. For the amount of food you get i would suggest coming hungry. The interior is nothing special and is actually pretty old - which gives it a unique charm. If you've never been I would give it a try. It definitely not going to be my go to... More

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Tehachapi, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

A very nice old Basque restaurant. Unique Basque foods.Friendly service.Nice atmosphere. Great for large groups . Definitely worth trying.

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Escondido, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

While visiting Bakersfield we felt we had to try a Basque restaurant. . Wool Growers popped up at the top of the list. We were not disappointed. Everything served was fresh and well prepared. There was a lot of food for the price. Highly recommended.

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Bakersfield, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Do you like unique dining experiences? Do you like a boisterous family atmosphere? If so, then you'll love Wool Growers, the best Basque restaurant in Bakersfield. It's like no place I've ever been, kinda like grandma's dining room, with a warm inviting atmosphere, and really good Basque food.

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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323 reviews 323 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Travelers to Bakersfield will meet the entire spectrum of locals (and other travelers) at this restaurant with significant history. A very uninviting exterior door leads into an interior with a distinct 1950s "supper club" feel. This unassuming atmosphere lends much to the charm of being here. A testament to its loyal local customers is the fact how full the restaurant... More

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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the gold standard for Basque restaurants in Bakersfield. Always packed and loud. Squeeze in at the bar to wait for your table and try not to be transported back to 1955. There is a huge banquet room but try for the original dining room up front. The waiters are masters of their craft. The food is first rate.... More

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Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Wool Growers restaurant is a local favorite. Good Basque food served family style. Lots and lots of food, you can't go away hungry.

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Tumon, Mariana Islands
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place looks pretty simple when walking in with family style dining tables. I ordered a French dip sandwich which I thought was delicious. The meal was also very reasonably priced! The service was great, and all of the staff we encountered very friendly.

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Dallas, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Well established and locals favorite Bakersfield restaurant. Since 1945, have been serving their own special brand of comfort food and atmosphere. They take reservations but closed on Sunday! Meal is served family style. COME HUNGRY!! 1st course wonderful vegetable soup that is served with pink beans and hot sauce. Sourdough bread is always on the table! Then pickled tongue -... More

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Bakersfield, Ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Best basque food in Bakersfield. Traditional Basque food served Family style. Great service, one of the oldest Basque restaurants in town

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