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Bill Lee's

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1203 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4623
+1 661-324-9441
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1203 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4623
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been there for over a year. The dinner was excellent, reminiscent of a few years back when Bill Lee's was the hands down, undisputed king of Chinese restaurants in Bakersfield. Bill Lee's pan fried (soft) chow mien noodles are the best in town...More

Thank johngY9983BS
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I have been told numerous times the burger's at Bill Lee's are great. Now, I agree. When I arrived I have my heart set on some fried rice and rumaki, but they no longer serve rumaki. Bill Lee's was the only place for 200 miles...More

Thank Deb4life
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This place is a staple in Bakersfield. It is not greasy and very fresh. The cocktails flowing from the bar are very good. They have a great take out system that you can get in and out very fast or deliver. Bed lunch special in...More

Thank lucyvf
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Bakersfield for 37 years and Bill Lee’s is my favorite Chinese food restaurant! The restaurant is decorated very nicely with artifacts from China. The original owner passed away years ago, but the new owners have taken over and gone on with...More

Thank Pam Q
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Bill Lee’s is my go to Chinese food restaurant, great food. They also deliver to your work place or home.

Thank Mona V
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We went here for a family birthday dinner. Our waiter was excellent and the service was outstanding. However, the food was just OK.

Thank Kriston J
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Had dinner here with a friend and the food was AWFUL. The soup was bland, the tea was not hot the chow mien and friend rice were tasteless and the fried shrimp was so small it was unrecognizable. The sweet and sour chicken was equally...More

Thank bichonlver
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

I love Bill Lee’s. I always order their Chef’s Special with a side of pot stickers. It included fried rice, chow mein, ribs, tempura shrimp, and pineapple chicken. I have never been disappointed. Whether you dine in, take out, or have your food delivered, you...More

Thank DMWood9515
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I love the Chinese food from Bill Lee’s. I normally go to the restaurant. But I was sick this past week and ordered food to be delivered. I ordered a Combination Dinner and a Mandarin Dinner, plus an order of egg rolls. When I placed...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We always get the House Special. Comes with Egg Flower Soup, Fried Rice, Chow Mein, Fried Shrimp, BBQ Ribs, And Sweet&Sour Chicken. It comes with Hot tea for free so with that and water, usually no one asks for a soda. We add Sweet&Sour Pork...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1203 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4623
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-324-9441
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