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La Costa Mariscos

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3401 Chester Ave #B, Bakersfield, CA 93301-2913
661-322-2655
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Restaurant!

We went on a recommendation. The food was amazing and authentic. Service was great. Will eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
AndyincentralCA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on a recommendation. The food was amazing and authentic. Service was great. Will eat here again.

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

After a long day on the road, we were really hoping for a relaxed meal with great service and this is exactly what we got at La Costa Mariscos tonight. We arrived to find the restaurant full - which is of course a good sign - and so we were happy to wait 20 minutes for a table to free... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is the second time we have had a meal here. The place is very lively with a two person mariachi bank on Friday night. I had the shrimp in a white sauce. It was very tasty. I highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Where do I start.... Love love the decor. This building has such great personality. And it feels like an old hacienda found in Jalisco. Now for the food. This is truly what REAL Mexican food is. Not Mexican American and what I love is that they don't use cheddar cheese. No wonder they got voted by kern county residents Best... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Wow, where do I start. I noticed that some of the decor was mismatched, and was a cross between a country kitchen, and a mexican restaurant We were asked to wait for approx, 10 minutes, ( party of four) for a table, only to find 1/3 of thee restaurant full?. We were seated in a booth up stairs, and as... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Me & my honey went on a date night it was pretty packed that night so we waited in bar to be seated there chips & salsa are really good we enjoyed a shrimp cocktail and let me tell you it didn't need anything added to it maybe just a squirting of lime it was perfectly made we also shared... More 

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71 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The food was very good, particularly loved their seafood (fish) dishes. There are some shortcomings. The service is not particularly great. The hostess seems distracted and was on some personal phone call. The waiter was good, but seems to disappear after serving our dishes. The seats in this "new" location were very lumpy bumpy (the booth seats) and does need... More 

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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I use to look forward to my business trips to Bakersfield. It meant that I could enjoy some of the best Mexican food I have eaten anywhere. I am sorry to say that since the move to the new and much lager location the quality of the food has dropped noticeably as well as the service. The service in the... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very good mexican style seafood. Whatever you order it's going to be very good. One of the only few places in Bakersfield that accomodate big groups in one table. Good food is guaranteed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

So we visited la costa a few times for both lunch and dinner and let me tell you it was so good I have brought my co workers, family, friends. There move to the ice house was the best thing they have done. There better parking, accommodations, full service bar! The wait is normal for a restaurant there size and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3401 Chester Ave #B, Bakersfield, CA 93301-2913
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: 661-322-2655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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