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2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, Bakersfield, CA 93312
+1 661-831-8420
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 29
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Brought back childhood memories!

J’s Place has a nice atmosphere and a friendly staff. The food came in good portions and tasted really good. It brought memories of my mother’s cooking when I was a child. The fried chicken and bbq ribs were well seasoned and their sides had a good southern kick in heat in them (greens & mixed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Charles N
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Ridgecrest, California
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Ridgecrest, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

J’s Place has a nice atmosphere and a friendly staff. The food came in good portions and tasted really good. It brought memories of my mother’s cooking when I was a child. The fried chicken and bbq ribs were well seasoned and their sides had a good southern kick in heat in them (greens & mixed greens). Whether you are... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

J's place has very good food, a great location, and good service! I would suggest the chicken fried chicken, very juicy and tender. Chocolate pie is a great dessert. I would come back again for the dinner menu.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We ate at J's Place while visiting Bakersfield. The place was nice and inviting. Very friendly staff. The food was good and plentiful. Prices were reasonable. We would eat here again.

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Bakersfield, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

With my family having come to Bakersfield from Georgia, I was a bit skeptical about finding some good southern cooking. J's didn't dissapoint, though. The fried catfish is almost as good as what gets served at my Grandaddy's table.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Put it this was Roscoe chicken and waffles is mc Donalds compared to Js the ribs though to die for!! Delicious just try!!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Visit Bakersfield often and have been here a few times. Have never had anything I didn't like. Some best bets are the pork chops, with or without gravy, still delicious. I don't care how much you might not like cabbage, you have to try the fried cabbage here. Sinfully delicious! Always leave happy and full! Very nice people also!

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Being a girl from the south moving to the west coast, of course the first thing that i looked for was some good ol souther cooking. J's Place was suggested by some members of my church and they were raving about how awesome it was. I drove right over. You would not believe the excellence of this place. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great food at a good price, service was excellent. Would have taken a photo of the wonderful plate of ribs but I ate it to quick😜

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Bakersfield, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My favorite restaurant in Bakersfield, with apologies to all the great Basque restaurants in town. This is outstanding southern cooking with friendly service always. A very family friendly restaurant. I could absolutely live on their mac & cheese, but everything is great - waffles & fried chicken, meatloaf, catfish, greens, cabbage, cornbread. It just goes on. Don't forget their specials... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I know, sounds a bit odd, meat loaf? This place is all about comfort food. Totally awesome! Great prices and great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, Bakersfield, CA 93312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-831-8420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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