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2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 93312, Bakersfield, California, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2620
(661) 831-8420
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bakersfield, California
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large portions, great breakfast ,lunch, and dinner. Waffles, fried chicken, and anything Southern. Good service.

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Thank Tdhalldds
Bakersfield, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few days ago I went to J's Place with high expectations. Even though I was greeted and seated promptly, nothing can compensate for the extremely salty food. There wasn't a thing on my plate that wasn't steeped in sodium. Whether it was catfish, blackeyed peas, or greens, it was enough to cause serious concerns about what this establishment was... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My son and I stopped here to eat on our to Fresno. The restaurant was clean and the staff was very friendly. The ribs had a good smokey taste, and the meat fell off the bone. The sides had southern flavors that brought back good memories of mom's cooking, My son had the chicken & waffles. The fried chicken was... More 

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Thank Charles N
Seattle, Washington, United States
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

It amazes me to see the level of customer service at this place... I'm lucky enough to visit J's Place once a week. Normally, either on a Saturday or Sunday... and every time, and I mean every time, the customer service and food is bar-none the best in Bakersfield. Shannon, the host at the front is simply on her game!... More 

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Thank Matt K
Bakersfield, California
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174 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

J's Place has some of the best fried chicken that I have ever tasted. It is cooked to perfection. The service here is fantastic as well. The staff gets your food to you very quickly! I love J's Place and I would definitely return again!

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Thank worldtraveler267
Nashville TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

My family was driving to Yosemite national park. We had been in the car a while and decided to stop in Bakersfield. From other reviews on trip advisor this place sounded great. We walked in and we knew it was gonna be great. I got the catfish, which was some of the best catfish I've ever had. The rest of... More 

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Thank Oceanwaves108
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

It is awesome! Have tried most items on the menu and everything has been outstanding. If you dont want cholesterol or salt in your diet you better skip this but the fried cabbage is to die for. Neck bones and ox tail fall off the bone and melt in your mouth.

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Thank Sean E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Not only is the chicken outstanding, the chicken and dressing (stuffing) is just like grandmas! When I first tasted it years ago, is so reminded me of Grandma Gentry's! Large portions and good prices!

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Thank Karin H
Costa Mesa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I both ordered the catfish dinner and we were both extremely pleased with the service and excellent flavor. The fish was breaded just right and the sides were delicious and most adequate in size.

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Thank Forest H
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food here is tasty. It is also high sodium and caloric. With that caveat, i enjoyed the fried chicken. The server was overworked and had trouble covering the tables. Her attitude was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 93312, Bakersfield, California, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: (661) 831-8420

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