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Hodel's Country Dining

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5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
+1 661-399-3341
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

there's a lot of people dining in. it's a buffet restaurant. regular american food nothing fancy about.

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Thank Mark M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have our brunch here because someone suggested this place. We didn't have any idea what this restaurant has to offer but it offered buffet style dining. It was crowded on a Sunday and have to wait for about 20 minutes before we were seated. A lot of choices and desserts. The food was good and at a good price... More 

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Templeton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group event here and the food was awesome! We were served lunch buffet style. It was excellent. That place is always busy, busy, busy!!

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Thank ladybug96
Taft, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This restaurant has a lot of good food to choose from, and if you don't mind serving yourself, BUFFETT STYLE, this is the place for you.

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Thank Nanski
Bakersfield, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was quite crowded, which was a good start for the meal. Usually repeat customers are a good reference in itself. We found that people were more than eager to share their favorite food items and tell us about past experiences. We found the chicken to be moist and well seasoned. Side dishes were kept hot and fresh.

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Thank Linda L
Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Meals always great. Family seating, good, clean rooms for meetings that are well supported by staff.

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Thank J8922ZWjackg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Everything here is delicious is presented very nicely and taste as if someone individually prepared each dish.

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Cottonwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Clean---just off Hwy 99 at Olive St--Hodels is on west side of freeway. Great selection of food---buffet style. My wife stopped to have breakfast. Check out the omelette station----anyway you want it. Plenty of choices--fruit bar---dessert bar--bacon-sausage-eggs pancakes-cinnamon rolls-----everything my wife and I tasted was excellent!! Next time I visit the Bakersfield area I will definitely check this place out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A good variety of food with something for everyone. Good choice for people in a hurry, good food at a fast food pace.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I take my large family to Hodel's every 3 months. The grandkids love the chicken & mashed potatoes , corn The salad bar is fully stocked desserts are great. Lots of entrees. Bread ect. Beverage included. The dinning area is very large. Plus 3 other rooms if busy. Serve yourself in fast moving lines. And the food is alway fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-399-3341

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?