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3013 F Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 322-7710
Today
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 9:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 6
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place

Joseph's has always been one of my favorites in Bakersfield. Great steaks but the Calzone is my favorite! I'd recommend this place to anyone!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Brian4356
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Bakersfield, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bakersfield, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Joseph's Italian was recommended to us by a co-worker so My wife and I tried it for lunch. When we arrived at around noon, the place was already pretty full of the lunch crowd. The inside looks just as bad as the outside. It looks like it hasn't seen a renovation for decades.The greeter asked if we would mind sitting... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Joseph's has always been one of my favorites in Bakersfield. Great steaks but the Calzone is my favorite! I'd recommend this place to anyone!

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Naperville, Illinois
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had to travel to Bakersfield several times to attend to some family affairs. Every time we were there, we at at least one meal at Joseph's. The food was always pleasing and the service was very good. And I will say, one time when my wife's dish was not up to snuff, they made it right without giving us... More 

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food was wonderful plus the menu let's you select half portions, ate outside great view & service

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

while we were staying in Bakersfield we fell upon this Italian restaurant! There's a nice fountain right in front of it. It is easy to access. The staff was friendly and always smiling! They even have a healthy menu! which I had the baked penne and wow so good! I can't recall what my fiance ordered but he enjoyed it... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I went to Josephs on the recommendation of a family member. She had been impressed with the service and the food. My impression was slightly different. Great Entrees!! I had the pork chops. My wife had the Manicotti. Both were excellent. The bread was excellent. It was fresh and served warm. One detail is that the butter was soft. I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

do not eat here i had fettachini alfredo and it was gross not only that a fly had landed in my food and died (there were flys everywhere) , the waitress serving us had a bad attitude tossing plates on the table and stepping on my grandmothers foot without appologizing i dont appreciate her bringing her moserable existence to wprk.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Food not fresh. Everything is canned, and jarred. I had the pasta trio and my wife had the chicken alfredo. You can tell that the sauce is some sort of store bought jar for both the red pasta sauce and alfredo. Also, the chicken used in my wife s plate was canned chicken, with an almost tuna like consistency. The... More 

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Bakersfield, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Okay, all of you food snobs who won't go anywhere but Uricchio's or Mama Tosca's can stop reading right here. This is the best traditional mom and pop Italian eatery in Bakersfield. Located as usual in an unfashionable part of town, one will be hard pressed to find better Italian food. The marinara sauce is very fresh, garlicky and piquant.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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157 reviews 157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Calzone will not disappoint ... fresh ingredients and greats sauce make this a hearty meal. Get fresh mushrooms instead of canned.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3013 F Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: (661) 322-7710

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 9:00 am

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