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“Excellent service, good food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mexicali

Mexicali
631 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 327-3861
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Ranked #35 of 708 Restaurants in Bakersfield
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Las Vegas, Nevada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Excellent service, good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We have been to this restaurant several times when we visit Bakersfield and have always found it to be good. My husband ordered steak fajitas and thought they were very good with generous portions. I had a tostada, which was just right for a lighter meal without rice and beans. The chips and salsa were excellent, light and crispy, we asked for a spicier salsa which was very good. The server was very friendly and helpful and accomodated all of our requests.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Bakersfield, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Very Nice Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Above average mexican restaurant. The food and service are very good as is the menu and the restaurant facilities. Very nice bar and good drinks. Not the best mexican food i've had here in Bakersfield, but certainly the second best.

Visited March 2013
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Bakersfield, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good Stuff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The down town location is my favorite but Mexicali West is good too. They have been a part of Bakersfield for as long as I can remember and the food is always fresh and hot.

Visited January 2013
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California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best Chili In Bakersfield........”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

So I'm sitting at over the Tamal and Chili and a very, very solid margarita and I look to my wife tell her that its crazy to be experiencing best chili I've had in bakersfield, let alone in quite some time .....and at a Mexican restaraunt, how crazy is that? She quickly come back with, where do you think chili comes from......Texas? Which I did. This chili was crazy good. While the atmosphere is nice at the California location, I tend to prefer the downtown location for it's feel and the food.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bakersfield, California
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“Consistant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The restaurant is always decorated very nice for the holidays and the food is always consistant. If you have not been, i would highly recomnd it.

Visited December 2012
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