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Joseph's Italian

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3013 F Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
16613227710
Today
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 1:15 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Bakersfield, California, Usa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last evening, we visited Joseph;s Italian for dinner. I had received a gift certificate, and I wanted to use it. The decision was a very, very good one. I had not been to Joseph's for some time, and now I wish I had not waited. The veal I had was terrific. My bride enjoyed the lasagna with Italian sausage, and... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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63 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The best traditional pizza in Bakersfield. All the entrees are good, especially the pesto sauce on cheese tortellini's. Family owned and operated, with three generations still working the place almost every day. Friendly staff and great service. We eat here at least twice a month!

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Thank JBakersfield
Camarillo
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I'm really reluctant to write this review but I owe it to Joseph's. This hole-in-the-wall is some of the best Italian in Bakersfield. Nothing fancy, no frilly presentation, just damn good food. The lasagna is the standard to which I measure all others. Ever had lasagna that has very little meat or cheese? or it falls apart when you try... More 

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Thank John K
Bakersfield, California
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

I found this place by looking around on google for pizza . I'm 22 wks pregnant and I have been craving a pizza from King Leo's but they closed the place down so I haven't found a place close to that! I came across Joseph's and decided to give it a try after reading the reviews . Well came home... More 

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Thank Alejandra
Bakersfield, California, United States
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435 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Got a pizza for take away. The first two pieces tasted good. The third had a little bonus in it just for me. A big hair. Nasty I won't be going back to Hairy's.

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Thank Tommy L
Bakersfield, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Joseph's Italian was recommended to us by a co-worker so My wife and I tried it for lunch. When we arrived at around noon, the place was already pretty full of the lunch crowd. The inside looks just as bad as the outside. It looks like it hasn't seen a renovation for decades.The greeter asked if we would mind sitting... More 

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Thank Kurt L
Bakersfield, California
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Joseph's has always been one of my favorites in Bakersfield. Great steaks but the Calzone is my favorite! I'd recommend this place to anyone!

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Thank Brian4356
Naperville, Illinois
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had to travel to Bakersfield several times to attend to some family affairs. Every time we were there, we at at least one meal at Joseph's. The food was always pleasing and the service was very good. And I will say, one time when my wife's dish was not up to snuff, they made it right without giving us... More 

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Thank Jon D
Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food was wonderful plus the menu let's you select half portions, ate outside great view & service

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Thank Richard M
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

while we were staying in Bakersfield we fell upon this Italian restaurant! There's a nice fountain right in front of it. It is easy to access. The staff was friendly and always smiling! They even have a healthy menu! which I had the baked penne and wow so good! I can't recall what my fiance ordered but he enjoyed it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $18
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:15 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:15 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:15 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:15 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3013 F Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: 16613227710

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