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Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse

9000 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1318
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Ranked #35 of 707 Restaurants in Bakersfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Orem, Utah
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123 reviews 123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I really enjoy this chain. I hadn't been to this one yet so I gave it a try and wasn't disappointed. The service was very good and so was the food. I'll be coming back. My only complaint would be that the music was a bit loud.

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Bakersfield, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Tahoe Joe's has a friendly and engaging atmosphere! The place makes you feel like you are sitting at a ski lodge in Lake Tahoe. The staff is attentive, but not awkwardly so. Tahoe Joe's has the best ribeye steak in Bakersfield. My steak is always medium rare, just the way I like it! My husband and I frequent this place... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Foods was ok, I actually liked the mashed potatoes better than the steak (it was dry). The salad was ok. The green beans and rolls were very good. Probably reasonably priced for the amount of food but over priced for quality of food. Oh and I sat on the patio and it smelled like sewage so beware.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Service was good. Waitress we has was attentive. Pricing was high for what you got. I had asked for steak med rare, got it well done. I would have been ok , but the staek had a weird flavor to it. Veggies were over cooked and again, a funky flavor...... I guess I will give it a second try before... More 

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Bakersfield Ca
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I decided to go out for an early dinner and we chose Tahoe Joe's because it is near our home and we had a very generous gift card. We arrived about 4:45 and walked right in to a nice booth. We told our waitress, Cristie, that we were not in a hurry and would order our food... More 

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Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Near the Homewood Inn where we made an overnight stop. We only ordered main courses and consequently were probably the only people not leaving with doggie boxes! The portions are large but quality is good and I enjoyed getting a 22 ounce draft to go with.

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Meridian, Idaho
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My in laws have been ranting and raving about this place since I met them, and now I finally was able to try it for myself. The food was stellar and our waitress went above and beyond the entire time. Good attitude, very knowledgable, and bubbly. I hate myself for not remembering her name, but I think it was Tami....either... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We eat here on occasion, when our desire for a great steak outweighs our need for good service. The Joe's sirloin steak tastes like filet mignon, and the soups and baked beans are delicious! Unfortunately, the wait staff on most of our visits, have been inattentive and/or rude! Management doesn't seem to care about it either. It's sad, because the... More 

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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We always can count on having a excellent meal at Tahoe Joes. We love the Calamari and the Railroad Camp shrimp appetizers. They serve wonderful sourdough rolls with their meals. The salads are always good. The Cheesecake is the best I have ever had. You can count on having great service also. I would suggest reservations as they can get... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you are ever in Bakersfield, this place is a must!. The restaurant was packed as it was a Saturday night, but still didn't have to wait long at all. Our Server Ryan, was very Good, and the food, was definitely worth the price, So I can highly recommend this place.

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Additional Information about Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse

Address: 9000 Ming Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93311-1318
Phone Number: 661-664-8723
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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