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525 Sumner St, Bakersfield, CA 93305-5145
(661) 322-8419
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bakersfield, California, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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259 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
State College, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Food offerings seemingly random and served family style, several meats (beef brisket, chicken), fries, spaghetti with tomato sauce, various vegetables. Lots of food, pretty tasty, but the best part was the eclectic decor and the family style service during which one could meet new, interesting people and carry on group interactive conversations. Food prepared and served by an aged woman.... More 

Thank Tamarack97
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I was in Bakersfield on business and was invited by my associates there to go to dinner at Noriega's. My hosts were so excited and proud to bring me to this place of history and nostalgic memories. Our meal, servers and conversations with others at our long buffet table was priceless. When I return in April, I will be sure... More 

Thank Artbysan
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Basque food is unique to Bakersfield and I have been to many here. Family and cozy atmosphere. Food is served promptly and it is presented family style. The hostess/ waitress was fun and friendly. Pretty sure this is the best Basque food I've had so far. They even provide table wine and offer noodles with white sauce instead of red.... More 

Thank Ahyiweewee
Bakersfield, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

roasted lamb fried chicken beans salad bread "sheephearders wine" blue cheese cabbage soup and a bloody mar from the bar if thats not enough i dont know what else i could say

Thank HunterDave3006
Imperial Valley CA
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Not really happy when we made reservations, had people drive over 100 miles to meet us there and they announce at the door they are closed for a private party.

Thank Mtndst
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646 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

This place greatly depends on the people you share the experience with. The food is fine, more than you could possibly eat or drink, but it's the "dining experience" that counts. Surround yourself at the big tables with people that drove from LA or Fresno and elbow up and enjoy. Come early, gather at the bar, and soak it all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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: (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?