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La Tapatia

1015 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5427
+1 661-393-7388
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2016
“Fried chicken chile verde!!!”
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
1015 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5427
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I was spending the day at the Kern County Museum down the street. I decided to talk a lunch break and was looking for a nice but simple Mexican restaurant. There were a few fast food type Mexican places but I wanted something a step...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Most unique Mexican food in town. We get the fried chicken chile verde (green) and it is to die for. There's pieces of fried chicken that could stand alone and then they add chile verde to the top and takes it to a whole other...More

Thank blduke427
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stopped here with my cousin and her husband for a late lunch after digging for fossils up at The Ernst Quarries. Lots of locals here in a rather old restaurant. Food was good and plentiful but probably too much for a long drive back...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Over 30 years ago, La Tapatia was one of my go-to lunch places with colleagues from work. I have great memories of eating excellent, spicy Mexican food that the owner, Blas, served up at this hole-in-the-wall spot. I returned on a visit today. Blas is...More

Thank elpndj
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Great real Mexican food. Not American style Mexican food but real Mexican style. The building has that Mexican feel and atmosphere.

Thank Ericdjr
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The food is consistently good and the staff is consistently courteous. I have eaten here many, many times and it is always great. I no longer live in the area so I do not get to enjoy it as often, but every time I am...More

Thank DadesMomma
Reviewed 25 December 2013

The best food in the world, handed by an experienced chef, helped by the most adorable team! Love the restaurant, the food. All the meals are sooooo good!!! Have to try them all. Always busy but always with excellent quality! Family friendly athmosphere!!

Thank Marco F
Reviewed 11 April 2012

great food, great service, wonderful atmospher. and resonably priced, we are always happy when we come here

Thank jenniferbroyles
Reviewed 25 October 2010

If you know what Mexican food is supposed to taste like then I would very much NOT recommend this place. It is very americanized Mexican food.

Thank MrsGoodface
Reviewed 7 September 2010

The food is delicious on of the few restaurants in Bakersfield to have the authentic mexican taste in every plate they make. The service is great they have very friendly ladies who know after a few times and treat you like family! Love La Tapatia!...More

Thank monkeyelita
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Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5427
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-393-7388
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