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Hodel's Country Dining

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5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
+1 661-399-3341
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bakersfield, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meals always great. Family seating, good, clean rooms for meetings that are well supported by staff.

Thank J8922ZWjackg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here is delicious is presented very nicely and taste as if someone individually prepared each dish.

Thank Max DAN E
Cottonwood, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Clean---just off Hwy 99 at Olive St--Hodels is on west side of freeway. Great selection of food---buffet style. My wife stopped to have breakfast. Check out the omelette station----anyway you want it. Plenty of choices--fruit bar---dessert bar--bacon-sausage-eggs pancakes-cinnamon rolls-----everything my wife and I tasted was excellent!! Next time I visit the Bakersfield area I will definitely check this place out... More 

1 Thank kyotdawg
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A good variety of food with something for everyone. Good choice for people in a hurry, good food at a fast food pace.

2 Thank Mike P
Bakersfield, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I take my large family to Hodel's every 3 months. The grandkids love the chicken & mashed potatoes , corn The salad bar is fully stocked desserts are great. Lots of entrees. Bread ect. Beverage included. The dinning area is very large. Plus 3 other rooms if busy. Serve yourself in fast moving lines. And the food is alway fresh... More 

1 Thank Kim J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Comfort food been going to this place since I was a kid very good for after Sunday church buffet style order off the menu. GODISLOVE

1 Thank mike G
Santa Paula, CA
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199 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Again amazed at the vast expanses of help-yourself goodness-fast food this time, we had to eat and run. Due to a road trip we had dinner in 40 minutes. Go in by 5:30 p on Friday evening or wait for a while to get seated. My plate was taco meat, lettuce , some chicken, awesome noodle salad, and cornbread. I... More 

1 Thank bugnurse56
Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

It's really good. I hate having to have a minimum of words. It's big, they sell antiques, it's really good, ummmm

1 Thank karen s
Escondido, California
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314 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

great buffet, all you can eat, not some slop from a can, great quality of food for $9.45, my wife's continental buffet was only $5.45! great sausage, home made, can have omelettes made if you want. too many cupcakes for dessert, go with friends and spend a while gorging yourself

Thank mike m
Bakersfield, California
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Locals love this comfort food place. Hard for me too much carbs but always busy. Next to freeway so easy if traveling.

1 Thank Tdhalldds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-399-3341

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?