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Valentien Restaurant

3310 Truxtun Ave., Suite 160, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Sun City, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were staying close by and were craving some fine dining as we had been eating mostly fast food while traveling. This restaurant was close to where we were staying. It was a little hard for us to find as we are not familiar with the area and it's entrance is in a courtyard between two buildings. But when we... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very upscale restaurant. Absolutely the nicest upscale restaurant in Bakersfield. Second place isn't even close. I'm a meat eater. Love Filet Mignon. I've never had it taste so good as when I get it from Valentien. I rarely ever see kids in the restaurant. However, this trip I took our 10 and 13 year old grandsons with us. They both... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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180 reviews 180 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is really out only fine dinning in Bakersfield. The food was amazing. The service top notch. Wine list amazing. This is the best in town.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We ate here years ago and never came back. Not that the food was bad, just not worth it. We were invited to a dinner last week here and the food was exceptional and worth every penny. The pate appetizer was so good I thought about canceling my dinner and ordering another one of those to share around the table... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Wife and I were there for a Saturday evening dinner. We were traveling and arrived 30 minutes early for our 7:30 reservation - no problem, seated right away. We shared the appetizer special of stuffed squash blossoms and the Wife thought they were some of the best she'd ever had, Also share the dinner special of Sturgeon and it too... More 

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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Food: trout was well cooked and seasoned. Very flavorful Restaurant: simple small layout. Wine: moderate selection Service: not overtly friendly but well managed and table was taken care of. Food rolls out slow so don't plan on a quick meal.

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was my second time at the restaurant - both food experiences have been very good, we came twice with a local customer of ours who goes frequently - service very personable, good fresh and prepared very well.

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Bakersfield, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Amazing food and ambiance. The staff are friendly, kind and passionate about providing a quality dining experience. The food is always prepared with excellence and incredibly tasty. This is a unique dining experience in Bakerafield and great for a romantic dinner or private business affair. The menu reflects the seasons and the availability of "farm to table" ingredients. A must... More 

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Garberville, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Three of us were on a business trip in Bakersfield. Happy we found valentiens. Pate plate starter was well seasoned, and presented well. Salads were imaginative, fresh and had wonderful flavors (the warm lamb, wilted spinach with onion dressing was very tasty). Had a mushroom pasta dish that was spectacular. Wines - we tried local regional producers - were enjoyable.... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Gourmet food in a relaxing atmosphere. The breast of duck was one of the best I've had. The salads are terrific. I had the roasted stone fruit salad and my husband really enjoyed the watermelon salad. You won't be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Valentien Restaurant

Address: 3310 Truxtun Ave., Suite 160, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone Number: 661-864-0397
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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