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525 Sumner St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5145
+1 661-322-8419
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“potato salad” (10 reviews)
“oxtail stew” (8 reviews)
“french fries” (10 reviews)
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525 Sumner St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5145
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful...great experience eating unique food...drinking wine..very interesting decor...but the highlight is the great variety of food...maybe you shouldnt eat all day before you come?(for dinner)..

Thank tripbhb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the few truly traditional Basque houses left. Today each meal is presented with the same attention to quality as was given when it was a fully functioning boarding house for the sheep herders that help build this country. We never eat Basque anywhere...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed May 11, 2018

A traditional Basque restaurant which serves a set menu, changing daily. Guests are seated on long tables and served family style from communal dishes of food. The quantities of food are staggering, no one could possible leave hungry. great food, excellent hostess and staff and...More

Thank flexitdriver
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Noriega's is one of those "must eat at" restaurants. It is served family style and the menu changes each day. You get a lot of food for the money, all homemade and delicious! Everything from a multiplel coarse meal, wine and dessert are included for...More

Thank John G
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Went here for first time last week, accompanied by BF native friends who’ve been eating here “since they were in highchairs” (read: many many many years!). It’s a fixed menu @ a fixed price, Noriega’s was doing prix fixe dining 100 years before it became...More

Thank Bruce N B
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

My father stayed at the hotel when he first came to the States and is always eager to return to the restaurant whenever he is in town. So over 40 years later with his three kids and six grandchildren in tow, we had a great...More

Thank ajtrincado
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Must say, I've had better at other Basque places in Bakersfield. Friday's offering was clam chowder which was excellent, and the potato salad was good, as well. Other than that, the fried fish could have been at any restaurant, as well as the tri tip....More

Thank RicDic
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Traveling thru town and had tried Basque restaurants in NV and here years ago. Welcomed to place, hostess set us by regular and very friendly couple who guided us on meal approach. Loved the garlic chicken, cabbage soup with self added beans and salsa, table...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed October 10, 2017

As always the Noriega never lets you leave hungry. MANY ENTREES TO SATISFY ALL APPETITES! Wine included in the meal

Thank carolsilicz
Reviewed July 24, 2017

My family has been coming to this restaurant for decades. So much food! The atmosphere is wonderful and nothing beats the tongue and the cottage cheese.

Thank anewittg
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August 25, 2016|
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Response from Artbysan | Reviewed this property |
Casual for sure. Enjoy!
Karl K
May 6, 2015|
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Response from USA1Emil | Reviewed this property |
For Friday or Saturday dinner call in a few days ahead to make reservations otherwise you'll be taking a chance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
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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