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Cope's Knotty Pine Cafe

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American, Diner
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1530 Norris Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2263
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so glad we stumbled upon this place! It was great I loved the chili and roasted turkey sandwich. My kids loved the French fries and chicken fingers and my hubby loved the omelet he devoured! A great stop!

Thank power_em
Las Vegas, Nevada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We Love it! Fast, Friendly, Great service everytime we come here. Man sized servings. Family owned and operated.

Thank Daniel M
Red Bluff, CA
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125 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Stopped here for breakfast on my way through town. Wide variety of breakfast and lunch items. Clearly a local favorite. Great food and service. Really enjoyed my breakfast and would return.

Thank ChangeAdvisor
Bakersfield, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

go in for breakfast try the fried catfish or the breakfast burrito as big as a chihuahua look around at all the cowboy artifacts on the walls you will love this place

Thank HunterDave3006
Oceanside, California
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Clean, Fast, GREAT food with a fun, "local" ambiance. ALL the servers were so friendly and helpful. HUGE menu selection for such a tiny place. Fun décor - - literal "knotty pine" with agricultural/ranching antiques decorating the walls. I was THRILLED to find "Fried Okra" on the menu - - thankfully my husband pointed it out, because the menu is... More 

Thank Padycake
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139 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

This is always a good place to eat breakfast. Very good food and good size portions. Note they are always very busy and parking is limited. But it is always worth the wait.

Thank Janet G
Ojai, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

We were just here again on our last trip about 3 weeks ago and I didn't have time to write a review for these lovely folks. And, here we are in Bakersfield again and so I must write this now! I really enjoy eating in this sweet little converted house-turned-restaurant even if all I have is a bowl of fruit,... More 

Thank J B
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are relatively new to the area, and tried Knotty Pine after it was recommended by a local. The overall experience was great. Food, prices, service, everything was great. As others have already stated, you won't leave here hungry. The chicken-fried steak breakfast and French dip sandwich were excellent. The servers and staff treated everyone like family.... More 

Thank Bob B
Long Beach
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Wife and son stopped here while in Bakersfield, we'd heard it had good breakfast and we were not disappointed. The portions are huge, my wife and I split the chicken fried steak and eggs, with their special potatoes and buiscuits and gravy...way enough. The son had french toast with eggs, we all loved the food and service and coffee are... More 

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bakersfield, United States
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If u are hungry when you leave here....thats your fault!!! Great service nice staff yummy food (I usually eat breakfast here) Chicken Fried Steak Breakfast is 3 plates of food!!!

1 Thank Marnie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Norris Rd, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2263
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: 661-399-0120

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