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Luigi's Restaurant & Delicatessen

725 East 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305
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Ranked #7 of 705 Restaurants in Bakersfield
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian
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- Sep 4, 2014
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English first
Bakersfield, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Love the food. Love the Deli. I always plan to get there early. Not only to get a table but also to get a parking place. I love the NY Steaks. The Pastrami Sandwiches, Ribs... pretty much anything is amazing. Make sure to ask what they have that day that is off the menu. Sometimes they have Chicken Piccatta and... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My wife and I finally made it to Luigi's for lunch, after many recommendations. We enjoyed the entire experience, including a short wait and checking out their well-stocked deli. The crowd was lively and service was very good. We had a pastrami sandwich, which was excellent, and some pasta, which was good but nothing special, which is what lead to... More

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Luigi's is a Bakersfield tradition. It serves great Italian food and offers great deli items next door. My family and I have been coming to Luigi's for over 32 years. The pasta dishes are great. The steak and burger dishes feature the finest meat cooked to perfection. The menu is large and each dish is unique. Also some off the... More

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Ada, Oklahoma
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Service was good, loved the old Italian style of the restaurant .The pastrami sandwiches are great & very big. The stuffed meat shells were ok. Prices a little high. I shopped the deli for some sausage links & pickled meats that was expensive too, but very good meats..

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Cairo, Egypt
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335 reviews 335 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I always hit this restaurant when I'm in Bako. And it takes careful planning because it's a town favorite but only open for lunch five days a week:Tuesday - Saturday. The Delicatessen is open civil hours, however 8.00 - 16.00 and it's fun to browse through. So the call goes out to family and friends. Meet us at Luigi's! We... More

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Bakersfield, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

2nd time here and haven't been impressed yet. This time I had the Luigi Sandwich, the roll was really nice and soft but the stuffing in the sandwich was just OK. Different Italian meats but nothing flavorful. For the price it should come with chips or something. My husband had the special Clam Linguini, looked like a good amount of... More

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Bakersfield, California
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Our family had the chance to have lunch at Luigi's in Bakersfield yesterday and it was a pleasant surprise! Their pastrami sandwich is one of the best that I have had ever in this area. I came on a great roll and had a hint of rosemary and the flavor just burst from the sandwich.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

After living I'm Kern County for 18 years and recently moving away, this is one must-have meal when I return to visit. All their entrees are solid in taste, quality, and portion. Staff is welcoming and friendly. Be warned though it gets crowded cause its THAT good.

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Bakersfield, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Luigi's is a hangout for all the movers and shakers. I don't know why or how it became the "it" place. I've been to a few business lunches here. It's not my favorite - I'm not a big fan of the food nor the cramped quarters. People get quite rude and pushy during the lunch rush. Also, it's not exactly... More

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Bakersfield, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Who would've expect to have a great Italian meal in Bakersfield? Can't go wrong with any meals on their menu. Great interiors, lots of pictures on the wall, very homey. Outside patio seating in the back is lovely too! Servers were always nice & pleasant. Get there early before the lunch crowd.

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