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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

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  • 6
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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Bakersfield, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Vancouver, Canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
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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Northridge, CA
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113 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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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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Katy, Texas
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45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Atascadero, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I had the lamb kabobs, double hummus with a side salad, the salad was pre tossed with veggies and very tasteful, the hummus is made fresh and the lamb was cooked as I ordered it! The staff was very helpful with my food decision. I was happy with what I order and and look forward to going back. Next time... More 

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Copperhill, Tennessee
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49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

After having read positive reviews, we were disappointed in our food. The lamb was tough & tasteless. Why are customers required to pay extra for low-quality meat? Lots of salad on the platter, but tasteless dressing, & also the grilled veggies had little to no flavor. Wish this had been a better experience, cuz normally we love mediterranean food.

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Bakersfield, California
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206 reviews 206 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Having been here once before, with a friend for lunch, my wife suggested Flame & Skewers for our 'date' night dinner. I was immediately impressed by how 'open' the kitchen area was. It was easy to see the food being prepared and served and how clean it is in the back. There is a bar area where you can observe... More 

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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?