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Guthrie's Alley Cat

1525 Wall St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4413
+1 661-324-6328
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jan 2018
“A backstreet gem, full of characters”
14 Oct 2017
“Great old bar in downtown Bakersfield”
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1525 Wall St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4413
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

As a Middle Ages couple late at night on a stopover we didn’t know where to drink. On searching for a few decent bars in Bakersfield, one kept coming up and that was Guthrie’s Alley Cat. It said it was a bit rough around the...More

Thank Stu J
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Historical bar in downtown Bakersfield. Cash only bar with a line of classic drinks. Has a Pool table and jukebox.

Thank 114JoeM
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My favorite watering hole in North America. A Bakersfield landmark. Must be experienced to be fully appreciated. Does not start hopping until 10 - 11 but goes till closing. Greatest eclectic crowd gathered in one place on a nightly basis. I promise you will enjoy.

Thank Ted K
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This has been a Staple in Bakersfield Downtown night life forever! If you are partying down town, its the place to go at least once. The infamous Bubba has been bartending there forever! Gotta have a Bubbalicious at least once! Then go somewhere to get...More

Thank Eric O
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is my kind of bar. Friendly people, inexpensive drinks a pool table and great juke box (sadly digital). Perfect place to end the day.

Thank RobAxe
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We love the Alley Cat. It is a local dive bar and so much fun. The bartenders are great and the locals super friendly. It is in an alley and has this super cool Cat in neon. You walk in and there is a pool...More

Thank elizabethlascheid
Reviewed 19 August 2016

wandering around the area, waiting for dinner, so we popped into here for a drink. Definitely a dive bar with pool table. Crowd was a mixture of young and old, and you knew it was a neighborhood type bar. I'd stop here again, if I...More

Thank RicDic
Reviewed 15 December 2015

One of the best Dive Bars Downtown, Full bar, always music playing, Pool Tables, Dart boards and lots of friendly people. The Drinks are very reasonable and Stiff.

Thank dfmonsie
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Guthrie's Alley Cat is a dive bar supreme, love that you can't see it from the main street. It's literally in an alley. Here everyone's welcome, young and old, crabby and crazy, tatts and trucker hats...and with Bubba, Drew & Ryan at the helm, the...More

Thank Adriene B
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This has been my go to bar for since I was sneaking in through the side door at age 18. A watering hole for a suprising number of screen stars and media types. Crowded, noisy, terrible restrooms, a sometimes rough crowd. It's great and I...More

Thank Michael H
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  • Address: 1525 Wall St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-324-6328
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