10 Mexican Restaurants In Bakersfield, California

mexican restaurants in bakersfield

Bakersfield, California, is north of Los Angeles and nestles on the Kern River. At the northeast end of the city, there are hiking and biking trails through the mountains in the Kern River Ranger District. This area is part of the famous Sequoia National Forest. A visit to the California Living Museum in the city is a must, where visitors can learn about the flora and fauna of the state and visit a touch tank and reptile house. The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History is also of interest, with exhibits relating to paleontology and geology. After enjoying a day exploring the city, or out on the hiking trails, enjoy a good meal at one of the top Mexican restaurants in Bakersfield, California. Read up on our top picks below.

1. Nuestro Mexico Restaurant

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Posted by Nuestro Mexico Restaurant on Friday, 19 April 2019

This small and modest restaurant serves up Mexican favorites, including enchiladas, ceviche, tacos, and tostadas, accompanied by the best margaritas in town. Their seafood enchiladas are popular with previous guests, while others comment on how tasty and well-priced the dishes are. While the restaurant is popular and the dishes delicious, some Mexican guests have commented that the food is not totally authentic rather it resembles Mexican fast food!

Nuestro Mexico Restaurant

Address: 716 21st St, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Nuestro Mexico Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri: 11am - 9:30pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 9pm

2. Don Perico Mexican Restaurant

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Don Perico Mexican Restaurant is renowned for its’ Mexican and seafood dishes. Enjoy the dishes inside the restaurant or outside on the sunny patio. The down-to-earth family-owned restaurant offers traditional dishes along with delicious entrees and margaritas. Enjoy appetizers like the Fiesta Platter, Corn Taquitos, nachos and guacamole, a range of fresh salads, quesadillas, combination plates, and fajitas. Wash down your meal with a glass of good wine.

Don Perico Mexican Restaurant

Address: 4701 White Ln, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Don Perico Mexican Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 8am - 10pm

3. Los Molcajetes

Posted by Los Molcajetes on Saturday, 2 September 2017

Los Molcajetes of Bakersfield, California has cozy booths to sit in and radiates a diner vibe. Here visitors can enjoy a range of appetizers, fajitas, parrillada and other authentic, traditional Mexican dishes. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and prepared entrees, selected plates, seafood dishes, and delicious desserts. Beer and other drinks are also available.

Los Molcajetes

Address: 2500 Brundage Ln, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Los Molcajetes

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri: 11m - 10pm; Sat: 10am - 10pm; Sun: 9am - 9pm

4. La Costa Mariscos Fine Mexican Food

La Costa Mariscos offers a colorful, typically Mexican decor and vibe in Bakersfield, California. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served. Enjoy authentic Mexican fish, meat and cheese dishes, including platters, parrillada, salads, enchiladas, steak, and burritos. There is also a selection of soups and salads. Kids get to choose from their own menu. Enjoy a drink at the Catrina Bar overlooking the riverwalk. Every other Thursday, the restaurant holds jazz nights.

La Costa Mariscos Fine Mexican Food

Address: 3401 Chester Ave b, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: La Costa Mariscos Fine Mexican Food

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm

5. Don Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

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Posted by Don Pepe's on Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Don Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant is one of Bakersfield’s restaurants where you can enjoy Taco Tuesday, which includes three tacos and a margarita. The open bar offers everything from margaritas to mojitos. The restaurant serves burritos, tacos, enchiladas, guacamole and more. There is also a selection of sandwiches for a lighter meal. Soups, salads and combination dishes add to an authentic Mexican experience.

Don Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 3719 Wilson Rd, Bakersfield, Caifornia, USA

Website: Don Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 8am - 9pm; Fri: 8am - 10pm; Sat: 8am - 10pm; Sun: 7am - 9pm

6. La Cabana Restaurant

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Posted by Glennella Waiolama on Sunday, 31 March 2019

La Cabana Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with an authentic Mexican twist. Enjoy a wide range of omelets for breakfast, as well as waffles, French toast or pancakes or order a dish from the “Sizzling Skillet.” Appetizers include seafood dishes, nachos, quesadillas and more. There is also a range of delicious desserts to choose from.

La Cabana Restaurant

Address: 6725 White Ln, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: La Cabana Restaurant

Opening hours: 8am - 10pm (daily)

7. Linos Mexican Cuisine

Flavorful options for every type of tastebud.

Posted by Lino's Mexican Cuisine on Sunday, 9 December 2018

Linos Mexican Cuisine serves a different experience, with a mix of authentic Mexican dishes and delicious seafood and steak. Each dish is prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients. Family owned, the restaurant serves its own recipes for dining in or take out options, including enchiladas and fajitas. Lunch and dinner are served along with margaritas and a range of other drinks.

Linos Mexican Cuisine

Address: 2911 Taft Hwy, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Linos Mexican Cuisine

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 8pm; Fri: 10am - 9pm; Sat: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 8am - 8pm

8. Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila

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Posted by Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila on Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila serves California-inspired Mexican food. Enjoy plates and daily specials, delicious desserts and handcrafted original cocktails from the full bar in the restaurant. Nachos, guacamole, tacos, fajitas, quesadillas and other typical Mexican dishes are available along with flatbread and cheese fries. There is a full range of meat and fish dishes to choose from, plus delicious desserts.

Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila

Address: 4501 Stine Rd #304, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 9am - 11pm

9. Victor's Mexican Grill

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Posted by Victor's Mexican Grill on Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Victor’s Mexican Grill offers burritos, quesadillas, tacos, enchiladas, salads, and bowls. Choose your own filling from a range of choices. There is a full breakfast menu to choose from as well as a choice of meats, seafood, plenty of side dishes and a menu for the kids. Lunch and dinner menus are also on offer and the restaurant offers vegetarian options.

Victor's Mexican Grill

Address: 1901 20th St, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Victor’s Mexican Grill

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 8pm; Sat: 8:30am - 1pm (closed on Sun)

10. Original Hacienda Grill

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Posted by Original Hacienda Grill on Sunday, 5 April 2015

Original Hacienda Grill in Bakersfield is a casual and small Mexican restaurant with a full bar. There is comfortable booth seating in the restaurant. Dishes are authentic and everything is made from scratch, including the delicious sauces. There is also a range of margaritas and craft cocktails to choose from. Enjoy salads and soups and make your own combination dishes, choosing your favorite ingredients. There are tacos, chimichangas, flautas, burritos, and Taquitos Rancheros to choose from.

Original Hacienda Grill

Address: 2600 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield, California, USA

Website: Original Hacienda Grill

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 7am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 7am - 10pm; Sun: 7am - 9pm

Have fun exploring authentic Mexican restaurants in Bakersfield

After exploring everything the city has to offer, take time to relax, chill out and tuck into some great dishes at some of the best Mexican restaurants in Bakersfield, California, USA.

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