We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great Castle Restaurant

Is this your business?
410 Union Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307-1434
+1 661-325-3311
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 8, 2017
“More like country cooking”
Mar 3, 2018
“Family Favorite”
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
410 Union Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307-1434
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (46)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is our go to restaurant for a delicious meal. It is family run and the service is very personal. We love both the food and service. The neighborhood is a little sketchy, but don't let that get in the way of a lovely meal.

Thank Kriston J
Reviewed February 2, 2018

I went here for the first time this afternoon. I called in for a pick up order and ordered the shrimp fried rice and an orange chicken with fried rice for my god daughter. When we got home they gave us orange chicken with white...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This place does not do fancy but they serve some home cooking Chinese style. Nothing looks perfect, but the food tastes "deep" as my husband said. It reminded me of soul food, except is is Chinese. I, too, liked the rough edges and the hearty...More

Thank Adnora
Reviewed March 18, 2017

The pictures posted on the net are great, however we felt the taste experience was not as tasty as the presentation. As regular asian restaurant customers, we felt the taste experience was just ok. An example of the wonton soup. Just one wonton... and it...More

Thank Catguy1
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This restaurant has great items on the menu. I've never had something that wasn't good and the owners are lovely

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed July 19, 2016

They acted like we were an inconvenience, coming into their restaurant. The beef was like chewing rubber. We normally love Chinese food, but not here!

Thank derrillsr
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We spent $25 and only ate 3 bites a piece. I ordered orange chicken. It was dry, tough and did not taste like chicken. My fiance ordered shrimp chow mein and he said it tasted rotten. This is coming from someone who will eat anything....More

Thank lindsays17
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Almond pressed duck was very good (brings back memories of when this dish was more commonly available) - some people might not like duck, but if you're a fan of duck, try the pressed duck. Also had garlic chicken and mongolian beef - both very...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Service is what sets this Bakersfield institution apart. While we didn't inquire about the relationships among the staff, we had they impression that everyone is family and that all are invested in assuring a good experience. Our group of four ordered the Szechuan dinner for...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed April 25, 2016

As a Bakersfield local, I have visited Great Castle several times over the years... sometimes with extended family, sometimes with friends. I've heard no complaints about the food, but there might be occasional problems with speed of service on a busy evening. I am no...More

Thank CraigKJ
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Bakersfield
Quality Inn & Suites near Downtown Bakersfield
23 reviews
.21 miles away
Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
379 reviews
.95 miles away
Best Western Plus Hill House
865 reviews
.96 miles away
Vagabond Inn Executive Bakersfield Downtowner
61 reviews
1.12 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Los Tacos De Huicho
57 reviews
.96 miles away
Manuel's Casa De Mariscos
66 reviews
.95 miles away
Casa Munoz Restaurant
70 reviews
.95 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Kern County Museum
232 reviews
2.40 miles away
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
469 reviews
2.83 miles away
Fox Theater
111 reviews
1.56 miles away
Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center
138 reviews
.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Great Castle Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Union Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307-1434
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-325-3311
Local Chinese restaurant for over 30 years on Union Avenue, Bakersfield. Great food and better Mai Tai's!!!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing