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Flame & Skewers

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5486 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Seating

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  • 17
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We were looking to eat something healthy and different so we walk in to Flame and Skewers. Nice and clean restaurant, atmosphere is very nice and the staff is very helpful and the service was just wonderful. My family feel in love with the sweet potatoe fries, they were the best. Also the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
MTobias
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Went there for a lunch with some friends and we all ordered something different. We all had PLENTY of food and the food was great!

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Thank Noelle A
Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

The best middle eastern food in the ara. The menu is full of delicious items. You can't go wrong. The owners are so friendly and are very sociable. I love thus place and will always go if I am there

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I love Flame! Fresh quality middle eastern food - perfectly prepared chicken kabobs - hubby loves the lamb. I am particularly fond of their Kafta kebabs as well - authentic food at great prices. A little loud at lunch, but that's because they're so popular.

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Thank Diana C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We were looking to eat something healthy and different so we walk in to Flame and Skewers. Nice and clean restaurant, atmosphere is very nice and the staff is very helpful and the service was just wonderful. My family feel in love with the sweet potatoe fries, they were the best. Also the chicken Sharma pita sandwich was fill with... More 

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Thank MTobias
Bakersfield, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Maybe because we went to the original location, or for another reason, but my husband and I were not impressed with the food here. We will try the newer location and report back.

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Thank Andries M
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After reviewing the reviews on trip advisor and conveniently located across our hotel four points, we decided to check it out. Food was very delicious and hit the spot. True comfort food. Chicken Schwarma was 5.99 with salad. Kebob platter with meat, rice, hummus,pita was 11.99. Everything very reasonable priced. Service was poor. You order first and then sit down.... More 

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Thank Ruby1975
Northridge, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I stopped by for dinner here last week after reading some good reviews on this place. They really give you a hearty portion of food for what you pay so it's a really good deal. For $10 I had a complete chicken kabob plate with a drink!

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Thank SBK91324
Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The food is great, the atmosphere & service too. My favorite is the lamb skewer sandwich. Everything is excellent though.

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Thank Jidas1234
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We recently moved to Texas and the one place that I miss in Bakersfield the most is this one. The food is great and the prices are great for what you get.

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Thank David M
Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I had the chicken kabob and my husband had the lamb kabob. It came with saffron rice, pita with humus and Greek salad. Portions were huge! The food was delicious, very tender and juicy grilled meat. Will definitely eat here again!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5486 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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