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Bakersfield OTR

1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
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Ranked #65 of 1,747 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My wife and I stopped in here before a show at Bogart's. Very nice atmosphere, great food and our server was very helpful explaining the menu. This was our first time and we would definitely return. The only complaint I had was that we had to sit very close to the front door and it was cold outside. Every time... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great food and atmosphere for a lite meal and refreshments. While mexican "themed", don't think traditional! The tacos are fresh and eclectic with huge differences from the chain places. Think fresh and alive!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The tables are very close together; however, once we were seated it was comfortable. The service and food was excellent, I recommend the short rib tacos and a margarita.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I decided to eat at Bakersfield while shopping downtown, and I am sooo glad we did! The ambience of the venue fits perfectly with the selection of food that is offered. The tacos were really fresh and flavorful. The combination of well cooked food and great ingredients definitely leaves the palate satisfied. The tacos are snack sized,... More 

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Harvard, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stopped in to meet with a friend and have a drink and snack. The margaritas were excellent, the taco were excellent and the atmosphere was tops. Drawbacks-small, crowded, noisy. If these aren't concerns (i.e., you are meeting friends for drinks and few laughs), this is a great place.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Bakersfield offers a different take on the classic taco. They are small, but you can get a sampling of different taco blends, including a fish taco, bbq and many others to count...the menu is not extensive, but you will love what you find. There is usually a wait and the bar area can be a little crowded, but if you... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A friend took us there and I was thinking it was just another eatery in the City, boy was I wrong! The place is alive with people and a bluesy soundtrack that oddly enough sets a good mood for Mexican fare. The menu highlights the small soft tacos that are not only original but are also delicious! Price is just... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Met friends from out of town for my first visit to Bakersfield OTR in downtown Cincinnati. Another fun stop across from my other favorite place, The Eagle. Great atmosphere, funky Mexican food served appetizer style so that you can sample a lot of tastes without busting the bank. I have to admit I loved the $2.00 PBR's served in a... More 

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89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Saturday lunch, good crowd, but no wait. Guacamole was good, and served quick. Service was excellent. Pastor tacos were very good. A new favorite.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had lunch and really enjoyed the tacos. They are small so you can try many. I had 4 different ones and definitely recommend the the one with the pork. Also tried the fish taco, the one with pineapple and the last one on the list which had black beans and corn. They had freshly brewed ice tea from the coffee... More 

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Additional Information about Bakersfield OTR

Address: 1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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