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7800 Mcnair Ln, Bakersfield, CA 93313-4805
661-832-3313
Today
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place for breakfast and lunch!

Friendly staff and good food make a great combination! Went here three times in a business trip and enjoyed every meal! Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
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Jacksonville, FL
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Jacksonville, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Friendly staff and good food make a great combination! Went here three times in a business trip and enjoyed every meal! Highly recommended!

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Smithfield, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A great little place for a quick breakfast. The food is good, the service is good. Had the Biscuits and Gravy, which were very tasty.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of the best breakfast places in town. All American breakfasts, some with a Latin flare. The whole wheat pancakes are great, but the eggs are always perfect and hash browns are that great balance between soft and crunchy. The décor is a bit drab, but it's county dining so I don't mind a bit.

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Bakersfield, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I go to Spencer's Cafe every couple of months for lunch. They have a great Texas Salad, and my wife favors the Chef's Salad. Always fresh and flavorful. Service is invariably friendly, and the prices are reasonable.

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Bakersfield
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant numerous times and have always been pleased with the food and the service. They have a completley separate menu for seniors. They are usually very busy, but the wait is usually short. We reccommnedn that you try it whether you live in Bakersfield or are just passing through.

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Bakersfield, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Went with hubby and was seated very quickly. Service was almost perfect. Our waitress got our drink order right away and our also took our food order rather quick......but forgot to give it to the cook. Waited nearly 30 minutes and no food. We checked on it and she found her mishap, came over and apologized and got our food... More 

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Charlevoix, Mi.
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159 reviews 159 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Christmas Eve breakfast. Place was packed but didn't wait long. Food was fantastic and all the servers were friendly. I'm 2000+ miles from home but felt like I was at home. I will definitely eat here every time I'm in Bakersfield.

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Tehachapi
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85 reviews 85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Arrived just as the breakfast crowd was thinning out. Many interesting choices, ordered the chili verde scramble, got enough food for three people; super hot, quite tasty, not quite spicy enough. Son shared the chicken fried chicken and eggs, hash browns, biscuit and gravy with my wife and still didn't get halfway through it. Friendly, perky wait staff. Overall very... More 

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

The food was the Americana I expected from a long-standing American diner or cafe. We went for breakfast, and my wife loved the buttermilk pancakes. This was an amazing positive from her because the ambiance was disturbed by screaming kids, drumming on tables, along with the regular cacophony of the restaurant. Bad timing for us there I expect, but the... More 

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Bakersfield, Ca
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89 reviews 89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Spencer's gets lots of good responses and we liked it, but it is average. The portions were normal, not huge, as a lot of people state. I liked the portion size, but was expecting more, from other reviews. My chicken fried steak was overcooked, but my husband's ham meal was good. Not to ignore, this is a good place, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7800 Mcnair Ln, Bakersfield, CA 93313-4805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: 661-832-3313

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?