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Hodel's Country Dining

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5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93308-2946
+1 661-399-3341
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Taft, California
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171 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Nanski
Bakersfield, California, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Linda L
Bakersfield, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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

Thank J8922ZWjackg
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7 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Max DAN E
Cottonwood, California
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143 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank kyotdawg
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Mike P
Bakersfield, California
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Kim J
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Comfort food been going to this place since I was a kid very good for after Sunday church buffet style order off the menu. GODISLOVE

1 Thank mike G
Santa Paula, CA
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199 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Again amazed at the vast expanses of help-yourself goodness-fast food this time, we had to eat and run. Due to a road trip we had dinner in 40 minutes. Go in by 5:30 p on Friday evening or wait for a while to get seated. My plate was taco meat, lettuce , some chicken, awesome noodle salad, and cornbread. I... More 

1 Thank bugnurse56
Bakersfield, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It's really good. I hate having to have a minimum of words. It's big, they sell antiques, it's really good, ummmm

1 Thank karen s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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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Bear Valley Springs, California
Bakersfield, California

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