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525 Sumner St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5145
+1 661-322-8419
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food, even for a redneck like me...great atmosphere and abundant portions..will gladly return to this restaurant every chance I get.

Thank DRAY1954
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

It's not about the food, even though it's good, it's about the total experience. Sitting elbow to elbow with soon to be new friends while enjoying old school service in a classic environment. This is a must thing to do.

Thank yogiacomo
Arvin, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

I have been eating here with my family for more than 50 years. On our most recent visit the out of town guests were raving about the oxtail stew and garlic fried chicken. There was a mix of locals and first time visitors. There were also people who used to live in Bakersfield who make it a point to come... More 

Thank SheBear63
Bakersfield, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Bakersfield is a bit famous for it's Basque food. If you want authenticity, this is the best place by far. Meals are served family style. Don't leave Bakersfield without at least one visit.

Thank tp1026
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Family style. Everyone sits at a long table at set times. A lot of yummy food and wine. We were served both beef & pork!

Thank Travelendude
Oakura, New Zealand
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The food is served family style, there is nothing like Noriega's. Excellent food & lots of it: soup, salad, cottage cheese, pickled tongue (the BEST), spaghetti, oxtail stew, green beans with garlic, prime rib. Coconut & pineapple ice cream. All accompanied by red wine. Yum!!! Plus surrounded by great friends & family, can't beat it.

Thank Holli M
Bakersfield, California, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Intimate dining style. Very active fun atmosphere. Friendly staff. Good value decent selection of entree's.

Thank JEC351650
Arlington, Virginia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I love the Basque cabbage soup. The soup had noodles and no cabbage the day we visited. I was very disappointed. Service and hospitality were great.

Thank Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday Lunch at 12:00 noon Dinner is served at 7:00. Reservations are highly recommended for all three meals. 661.322.8419 ❤💚❤💚❤💚❤💚❤💚❤💚❤💚❤💚

Thank michanne8
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

It's been almost 10 years since moving from Bakersfield to the Bay area and decided to return and visit family. My spouse and I took three family members to visit Noriega's for the first time. All enjoyed the soup, beans and salsa entree first. The tongue and the oxtail were also a big hit with our group. The usual potato... More 

Thank EdUrias

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Sumner St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-8419

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