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Farmacy Cafe

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The Padre Hotel, 1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Pittsfield, Maine
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

This swell little coffee shop is tucked towards the back of the hotel. Hot and iced coffee were both excellent and the baked good are strong. I wish they had a toaster and that tables would get bussed more quickly but the staff aren't slackers, maybe just too busy or short-staffed to pay attention to front-of-house.

Thank DougQ71
Sacramento, California, United States
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was in Bakersfield for work, last morning before going home to Sacramento. Aside...I have a vivid memory of my Mother getting a jaywalking citation at this location in 1965, she parked and crossed 18th Street to drop a letter at the Post Office. Another aside...I'm pretty sure the Padre Hotel was the building with the big letters hung out... More 

Thank David K
Imperial Valley CA
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Love this cafe which has the choice of walk up counter or across the lobby with wait staff. Menu is limited but the food is fresh, portions are large and attractively presented. Coffee is strong and hot!

Thank Mtndst
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

A nice little cafe to have a quick breakfast or lunch in at the historic Padre located near the lobby and elevators. Very good pastry, coffee, and iced tea! Used to be the pharmacy, so they've used a play on words!

Thank jaltair
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

Nice oatmeal can't say much else prices seemed reasonable, didn't have time for much else. The baked stuff looked good

Thank andycapetown
Chehalis, Washington
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Pictures of animals on the walls and ceiling to make you chuckle and smile while eating your delicious breakfast. A little disjointed eating space, but staff all courteous and food was presented well and pretty quickly.

Thank maryjaned252
Boulder Creek, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

The breakfasts (bacon/eggs, etc.) were great; the coffees/teas very good; and the friendly folks wonderful!

1 Thank Jeannie S
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

loud and crowded on Friday night. Reasonable prices.Not really audible from most rooms upstairs. Now--Give me one good reason why reviews have a minimum number of characters- One of the most irritating and useless rules I have ever encountered. You should be able to say what you need to, no more, no less.Fix this!

Thank dgoody9999
San Francisco
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

Great coffee, great breakfast, prices very reasonable, people very nice, great to get the day started and back on the road!

Thank Turtledove8
Krakow, Poland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2013

Tasty and fresh. Nice atmosphere and helpful service. Best pick for a breakfast and morning Jo in Bakersfield.

Thank ef_em_er

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Padre Hotel, 1702 18th Street, Bakersfield, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • This restaurant is at Padre Hotel

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