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Published on December 19, 2019
The 4 best diners in BakersfieldOld River Grill | Photo: Analyn A./Yelp

Looking to try the top diners around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top diners in Bakersfield, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

Consumers in the Bakersfield area historically spend more in December at restaurants than other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM for small business and email automation for small businesses. Estimated daily customers at Bakersfield-area restaurants grew to 54 per business in December of last year, second only to March with an average of 58, and 5% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. 24th Street Cafe

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First on the list is 24th Street Cafe. Located at 1415 24th St. downtown, the diner and New American spot is the highest-rated diner in Bakersfield, boasting four stars out of 984 reviews on Yelp.

2. Old River Grill

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Next up is San Trope's Old River Grill, situated at 9530 Hageman Road, Suite K. With 4.5 stars out of 112 reviews on Yelp, the diner and breakfast and brunch spot, serving sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. La Fonda

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La Fonda, located at 3001 Auto Mall Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the diner and Mexican spot, which offers burgers and more, four stars out of 179 reviews.

4. Skillets Diner

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Over in Westlakes, check out Skillets Diner, which has earned four stars out of 59 reviews on Yelp. You can find the diner and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee, tea and more, at 10500 Hageman Road.

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