Bakersfield's 4 favorite spots to score desserts, without breaking the bank

Bakersfield's 4 favorite spots to score desserts, without breaking the bank
Scoops & Swirls | Photo: Medhat H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 31, 2019.

Looking to sample the best desserts around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable dessert sources in Bakersfield, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Scoops & Swirls

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Topping the list is Scoops & Swirls. Located at 5613 Calloway Drive, Suite 500 in Crystal Ranch, the spot to score gelato and desserts is the highest-rated budget-friendly dessert spot in Bakersfield, boasting 4.5 stars out of 71 reviews on Yelp. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Scoops & Swirls.

"We serve authentic Italian gelato and 12 flavors of frozen yogurt," it notes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "We also serve an all-fruit puree frozen treat without any preservatives, additives or corn syrup and fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies."

2. Sno Biz

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Next up is Sno Biz - East, situated at 2690 Mount Vernon Ave. With five stars out of 26 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score shaved ice and desserts has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option. 

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"Sno Biz is way better than snow cones!" it writes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "Shave ice — some say shaved ice — is made to order using the best ice shavers, the fluffiest snow and vibrant, true-to-life flavors."

Its multitude of flavorings includes banana, cherry cola, margarita, birthday cake and lemonade.

3. Happy Jacks Hamburger & Pie Shop

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Downtown Bakersfield's Happy Jacks Hamburger & Pie Shop, located at 1800 20th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap spot to score burgers and desserts four stars out of 162 reviews. 

Happy Jacks Hamburger & Pie Shop offers pies in flavors like "peanut butter, banana cream, coconut pie, chocolate and apple crumb," it notes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. However, its best seller is the Rudy pie, a blend of peanut butter and chocolate.

4. Frutas Guadalajara

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Frutas Guadalajara, a spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and desserts, is another much-loved, cheap go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 59 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5772 Stine Road to see for yourself. 

The eatery offers aguas frescas, banana splits and a variety of ice cream flavors. There are also juices and fruit cocktails on offer.

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