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El Jacalito

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10110 Main St, Lamont, CA 93241-1703
+1 661-845-4598
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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I recently had dinner here and the food was ok but service was poor. Also the worst margaritas I have ever had. I had Chille Rellenos and they were very good.

Thank James W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

It's my first time to write a review. My family visited the restaurant just before on the way to San Jose from Las Vegas for summer vacation. The foods and service (Alberto) were really nice. Though it's little far from the highway, it's really worth to visit. the way

Thank Jinho C
desert Hot Springs,CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

My friend Tom and I were driving from the Palm Springs area to the Sacramento area. We were hungry and almost to Bakersfield on Hwy 58--I saw a great review for a Mexican restaurant and decided to go 6 miles out of our way to check it out. It was well worth it. We were warmly greeted as we entered... More 

Thank desertrose55
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

We were driving cross country and decided to stop to grab something to eat in Lamont. We did a search and this place came up. From the warm friendly greeting, to the fresh made at the table guacamole, to the entrées, EVERYTHING was so fresh! The salsa is made in house and had this nice smoky kick. I had the... More 

Thank Adamrtz
Bakersfield, California, United States
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

We've gone there several times since we moved to Bakersfield ten years ago, so the restaurant has been around for a long time. And, it appears that the food is getting better and better, or at least that's our opinion. We went last week during the lunch hour and the place was packed, but staff seated us and took our... More 

Thank Linda L
Bakersfield, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2012

The owner is always pleasant and though we hadn't been in for quite a while, he remembered us. The food was great, my husband had fish tacos that had a great grilled taste and I asked if they could make my shrimp taco crispy. The shrimp was seasoned well and had the same grilled flavor the fish did. We asked... More 

Thank Shelley D
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263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2010

The food was very good and we loved the salsa. I've rated El Jacalito fairly high. We were there with a large group and the staff really took care of us! That isn't easy. The owner worked his butt off keeping everyone happy and entertained. Lamont isn't really high on anyone's list of tourista places but if you are nearby... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10110 Main St, Lamont, CA 93241-1703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lamont
  • Phone Number: +1 661-845-4598
(661) 845-4598

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?