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2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, Bakersfield, CA 93312
+1 661-831-8420
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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    Very good
  • 3
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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
Try it! I mean it!

This is one of those places that can be bypassed by judging it from the street or parking lot. Big mistake. The food here is excellent and the service is very good. There are some real surprises here - such as the neck bones. Doesn't sound appealing? Well, you don't eat with your ears. Taste them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Jon R
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Bakersfield, California
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Bakersfield, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is one of those places that can be bypassed by judging it from the street or parking lot. Big mistake. The food here is excellent and the service is very good. There are some real surprises here - such as the neck bones. Doesn't sound appealing? Well, you don't eat with your ears. Taste them and you'll order them... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The day we visited this restaurant, it was very busy and they ran out of many items. My husband was disappointed they were out of oxtails and I usually order their peach cobbler. They out of ALL desserts! I understand the place was packed because it was Fathers Day, but I'm sure they had to have expected large crowds of... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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
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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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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about J's Place

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

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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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