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J's Place

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2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 93312, Bakersfield, California, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2620
+1 661-831-8420
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Costa Mesa, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each of the four ordered different meats/fish and sides but everyone was completely happy with their choices. TService was excellent and portions very generous.

Thank Forest H
Marina del Rey, California
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320 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my this is so great. J's is a little soul food place with the best waffles and wings, and corn bread. It is wonderful. You will love it. If you are in Bakersfield you must make this one of your breakfasts or brunch stops. They also have fantastic lunch items. They have a meatloaf, you can have red beans... More 

Thank Elizabeth L
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken wings, French toast and scrambled eggs. My fiancé had wings, waffle and Mac n cheese. Everything was delicious and well cooked. Reasonable prices.

Thank cecilflournoy
San Francisco, Ca
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We ordered the fried chicken and meatloaf. Both dishes were excellent. The red beans and rice, yams, greens and mash potatoes were just as good! Service was quick, food was hot and very well cooked. The chicken was tender and meat loaf was well seasoned. We'll go back when we are in town!

Thank Centella9
So Cal
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484 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I got take out since I was solo on a trip, I had some chicken and a lot of sides...the mac n cheese were good as was the cream spinach. Raised my cholesterol for sure, but dang it was good. Will come back when in town again.

Thank d l
Darlington, South Carolina
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The service was good for s busy holiday weekend. The ox tails are best (if you like them). My party also enjoyed the ribs. The Pork Chops w/gravy started out good, but had too much salt. Also, the first round of cornbread was warm, the second was cold and crumbled. There are lots of choices on the menu and plenty... More 

Thank H.lamar J
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Came here early Sunday afternoon. Waited less than 20 minutes. Place was loud and packed, really enjoyed the atmosphere. We had fried chicken and waffles, fried cabbages, dirty rice, and corn bread. The corn bread was a bit dry for my taste, but everything else were amazing. Our waitress, Sabrina, was professional and friendly. Will definitely go back again and... More 

Thank EnlightenedExplorer
Bakersfield, California
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Large portions, great breakfast ,lunch, and dinner. Waffles, fried chicken, and anything Southern. Good service.

Thank Tdhalldds
Bakersfield, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

A few days ago I went to J's Place with high expectations. Even though I was greeted and seated promptly, nothing can compensate for the extremely salty food. There wasn't a thing on my plate that wasn't steeped in sodium. Whether it was catfish, blackeyed peas, or greens, it was enough to cause serious concerns about what this establishment was... More 

Thank JGrie
Ridgecrest, California
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My son and I stopped here to eat on our to Fresno. The restaurant was clean and the staff was very friendly. The ribs had a good smokey taste, and the meat fell off the bone. The sides had southern flavors that brought back good memories of mom's cooking, My son had the chicken & waffles. The fried chicken was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 2681 Calloway Dr Ste 300, 93312, Bakersfield, California, Bakersfield, CA 93312-2620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-831-8420

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