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Great Castle Restaurant

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410 Union Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307-1434
+1 661-325-3311
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bakersfield
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Lynne W
Rancho Cordova, California
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank derrillsr
Knoxville, Tennessee
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94 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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. We both had stomach irritation after leaving as well. Do not recommend and would not... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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 good.

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Thank jjpresc0tt
Bakersfield, California
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196 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 four, which included hot and sour soup, appetizers, moo shu pork, a shrimp dish, a... More 

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Thank Bruce H
Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 connoisseur of Chinese food; everything tastes good to me. It is a family-run local business... More 

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Thank CraigKJ
Tucson
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food that we enjoyed with family. We had the potstickers, hot rice soup, tangerine beef, and walnut shrimp. The food was flavorful and was great with the sauces on the side. The service was great and very personable. When driving by Bakersfield we will stop again!

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Thank Garrett M
New Hampshire
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145 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had egg rolls and BBQ spare ribs for appetizers and beef with asparagus and mushrooms and brown rice for the main course. All the food was tasty and served in a timely manner. We found the single order for the main course to be more than enough for the two of us.

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Thank zippo46
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Stopped here on the way from Las Vegas to San Jose, based on the reviews. In retrospect, we should've realized the rating is driven mostly by local reviewers. Service was good but food arrived very slowly. They refilled the teapot as soon as we run out of tea (and the tea was good for a restaurant tea) but the food... More 

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1 Thank Anton G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

I ate here because of the great reviews this restaurant received. Our food was terrible and a health inspector came in shortly after us and the restaurant closed after we ate. Hopefully they never open again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
Local Chinese restaurant for over 30 years on Union Avenue, Bakersfield. Great food and better Mai Tai's!!!

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