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Mama Roomba

1814 Eye Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
661 322-6262
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Ranked #40 of 705 restaurants in Bakersfield
Cuisines: Caribbean, Cuban
Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I usually visit for dinner, so it was a nice change to stop in for lunch at one of my local favorites, but I won't fib, I was a tad disappointed. Came on a Monday and Ice Tea tasted like leftover from weekend, cook was having soup in dining room while listening to music on her phone, and tables weren't... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

My grandmother and I went to have lunch together. It's was a quaint little spot with very minimal seating room. There wasn't much of a selection. The only reason why we stayed was to try it, because you never if you like it if you don't try it. No, my grandmother and I will not return

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Cambria, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Every year we attend a Convention in Bakersfield and visit Mama Roombas. Delicious food and a great staff. Clean and well decorated hole in the wall. Highly recommended!

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A local favourite featuring an eclectic menu with a simple decor. I enjoyed the meal though the hostess appeared bothered by my meal request. Attention to ambience and friendly staff will make Mama Roomba an exciting dining experience.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a really casual, fun place with great food. A nice change from Mexican food, this Cuban spot offers a lot of different dishes.

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bakersfield
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I started with a 3 rating, then after reading my own review, I changed to a 2. Mama Roomba Bakersfield, CA. Thursday night. Little (cuban?) spot near Wall Street alley. They have some goodies with decent flavor - so I'm told. I didn't get it. Be careful or you will spent a lot without getting much. Not a great place... More

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Belleville, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Downtown Bakersfield, small, we sat at the bar had a drink and tapas. Not our first visit. Excellent food, good service (but we were at the bar). Busy spot for locals - tells you something. Will go back.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Perhaps I've underrated Bakersfield but I've only seen restaurants visible from freeways while passing through and I've not been impressed. Enter Mama Roomba - WOW. The food was spectacular! The restaurant is small and very casual. We stopped there today on our way through to Death Valley. We had Tortilla Soup (yum, a bit spicy too), sweet potato fries with... More

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Buenos Aires
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I liked the atmosphere of the place, very colorful, and the food was good with many options. I had empanadas and beans and they were very good, I had mushrooms too but they were a little bland.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

I'm not very adventurous with different cuisine, but I was pleasantly surprised with Mama Roomba! I had never had Cuban or Caribbean food, so I can't say how it is compares to other food of this type, but I can say it was just plain yummy. Lots of garlic done well, and an amazing hot sauce made there (and you... More

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