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Mama Roomba

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1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
661 322-6262
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bakersfield, California
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good different food for Bako. Fun place hopping on the weekends. Another downtown try to get people down there.

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Porterville, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small dining area, our first time here. The shrimp cerveche was excellent, as was the salt n pepper shrimp. Sweet potato fries were ok, but the calamari was overly breaded and over cooked. For 4 tapas, and one drink, the bill was over $46, which I felt was expensive. I wouldn't go out of my way to come here again,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here 3-4 times. Food always good. Menu is short which to me it's always a good sign. Try it you will get a selection of tapas and main courses from Spain and Latin America with original taste.

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Thank German R
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super cute little place in downtown, with tasty authentic island food. I went a few times, ordered the chicken and the tri-tip. I stayed in at the bar one time, and had some great drinks. The bartender was sweet and pleasant, and this place overall give a very family-run and friendly, welcoming local vibe. Definitely worth a trip!

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Bakersfield, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

dinner there several times in the past couple of months ... honestly i had forgotten about it.. the re discovery was great really enjoyed the bar tender also, great memory, great personality... thank you

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Bakersfield, California
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262 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This small tapas place delivers a big treat - very good food and excellent service. We love the casual, comfy feel in the dining room. The bar area is very small but we like it if we can snag a seat. There are a couple of tables outside, but they're not preferred. We will often just eat off the tapas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Spicy fried chicken was crispy, moist, and tender. Very good! Service was friendly and attentive. Try the black beans with plantains!

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Thank Jimmy K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Drove to Sequoia NP and had a stopover at Bakersfield Stumbled upon this lovely restaurant A small place with ~8 tables. Nothing but locals. Wasn't full (mid-week). It did state the cuisine is Caribbean, however this is more of a Spanish / Tapas style Portions are generous and prices are fair Corn & Cheese Empanadas were great Fried Calamari (apparently... More 

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Thank Michael M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We stopped at Bakersfield and we didn't know what to expect but suddenly we find this restaurant. Delicious food, nice environment and kind staff. If you are around BAkersfield go to Mama Roomba it's worth it.

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Thank Nuria R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I have eaten at Mama Roomba numerous times. The food is always great and except for one time, the service is usually pretty good. If the owner is there, we ALWAYS get great service. He is very friendly and accommodating. The place itself does not have an air conditioner so dining there in the summer is not the best. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Spanish, Caribbean, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: 661 322-6262

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