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10100 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311-3624
661-663-3020
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Expensive, but service is good, and food isn't bad.

My husband being a Cajun was very disappointed in their Shrimp Jambalaya. My hamburger was huge. Got 4 meals out of it. The waitress was great. I wouldn't go back cause there wasn't too much on the menu that I wanted. But that is just me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Irene S
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Bakersfield, California
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lancashire
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

visited here on a number of occasion over last five years and up to the last visit always had good food and good atmosphere unfortunately went on the 3rd June with a party of ten the place for a Friday night was surprisingly empty, that should have set the alarm bells ringing,the menu had completely changed which is the prerogative... More 

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Porterville
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90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went to lunch on a Sunday at the Bakersfield location last week, around 3 PM. there were 7 tables active, with less than 20 customers total. food was good, but the service was horrible. we waited 20 minutes for our drinks, and another 25 for the food. Our server was very busy flirting with the hostess and the other... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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155 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My husband being a Cajun was very disappointed in their Shrimp Jambalaya. My hamburger was huge. Got 4 meals out of it. The waitress was great. I wouldn't go back cause there wasn't too much on the menu that I wanted. But that is just me.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We love Elephant Bar !! First time in Bakersfield restaurant on Sat. (evening before Mother's Day) and was not a good experience. Don't think they were prepared. Hostess was overwhelmed and going in circles, sections were closed, empty tables but not seating people, long waits of families celebrating Mom's Day. Staff was rushed and not giving the service they should.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I normally enjoy Elephant Bars. Ones in Phoenix, Scottsdale and other locations are fantastic for a chain restaurant with excellent service. The one in Bakersfield is missing some key elements. Service, Speed and Quality. I entered the restaurant and went to the bar area (which was empty except for 3 guests) with no bar tender (and non scheduled). I waited... More 

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MAGALIA
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158 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

For being a chain restaurant the Elephant Bar in Bakersfield offers a very pleasant eating experience. Their menu is extensive with many good choices covering American and Asian cuisine. We read a bad review about the "worst service ever" and were prepared to expect rude behavior or long waits. To our surprise everything went smoothly, attentive and even with a... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We have often stopped in Bakersfield on our travels and up until now have not had a decent meal. We've tried other Elephant Bar restaurants so decided to give the one in Bakersfield a try. We ate in the lounge so we could take advantage of their happy hour. You can order off the regular menu in the lounge. We... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

upon walking in the hostess asked of we were there for dinner, yes we are, well let me see if I can find a waiter for you. Ok I have a table for you, Ordered, Oh sorry out of drink mix, sorry out of that kind of beer, sorry we are out of that one also, brought a beer that... More 

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Pioneertown, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is the 2nd Elephant Bar restaurant we've been to. The other one was in San Bernardino, CA. The food is always terrific and portions too large. I had an oriental dish and my husband had the Jambalaya which was great.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

You go here only if you have to, Nice view to the ocean, rude waiters and over all average food. But if you have to: like me, staying at a nearby hotel to reach an early plane next day, it´s OK.

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Additional Information about Elephant Bar

Address: 10100 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311-3624
Phone Number: 661-663-3020
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10100 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311-3624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: 661-663-3020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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