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Wool Growers

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620 E 19th St., Bakersfield, CA 93305
(661) 327-9584
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 121
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place for any occasion!!

My very favorite restaurant in Bakersfield. It's a great place for any occasion. They use a ton of garlic. I love the old-school atmosphere. Woolgrowers is proof of the old saying. If it's not broke don't fix it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Brian4356
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Bakersfield, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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215 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bakersfield, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My very favorite restaurant in Bakersfield. It's a great place for any occasion. They use a ton of garlic. I love the old-school atmosphere. Woolgrowers is proof of the old saying. If it's not broke don't fix it.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Wool Growers is the only basque restaurant I've ever been to in Bakersfield, and there are lots. You get so much food. The "set-up" is plenty to eat. I told myself that was all I was going to have that night, but everything smelled good and I couldn't stick with my plan. I've had the fried chicken and it's delicious.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

No one ever walks out of Wool Growers hungry! Took out of town friends to eat some of the best Basque food in town. Service was wonderful, as always! I definitely recommend making reservations and being on time for those 1st timers or you may have a wait. Overall quality is still high, which is why they've been in business... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You normally don't get family style Basque food outside of Bakersfield. Good taste and portions to satisfy the heartiest eaters. Food has not really changed since I first ate it in the 1970's but when it is this good why change

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Bakersfield, California
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

As always treated like family Been going there for many years. Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and after a funeral.

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Bakersfield, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A classic Basque restaurant. Family friendly. Make sure you have the pickled tongue and the cabbage soup!

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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We went here because my husband's cousin loves this restaurant. You're served dishes/bowls throughout your meal and you have the option of just dining "Basque" style or can add an entree. I chose to order the breaded veal and was sorry that I did. The gravy that smothered the tiny, flat, fried pieces of veal was tasteless and an ugly... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

I don't think I'll ever understand the 'Basque craze' in this town. We went here on the many recommendations from long time locals. The food is a weird combination of everything under the sun, and while nothing was 'bad', I wasn't terribly impressed either. We had pretty terrible service while there, and the waitress brought out about 12 different types... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Last are here with a group of 200-250 following a funeral. Food was great, service was excellent, couldn't have asked for better. Thank you Woolgrowers for keeping everyone happy under such sad circumstances.

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Bakersfield, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Well, one of many great Basque restaurant in Bakersfield. What makes the Wool Growers unique is the scampi - the best - delicious. Ask for their clam chowder soup. Overall - way too much delicious food is served, so come hungry!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 620 E 19th St., Bakersfield, CA 93305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: (661) 327-9584

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Basque

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?