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El Taco Fresco

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1431 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93304-1407
+1 661-326-1977
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07:00 - 00:00
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Hartselle, Alabama
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first trip here and really enjoyed. Employees very friendly and helpful. We only had the dollar tacos and tried beef and pork varieties. Very tasty and the sauces were very good as well.

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Thank gcamp13
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped in today to see what sounded good. Ended up with a 3 taco combo for 6.99. Plenty of food and tasty 2. I had the carne asada tacos with onions and cilantro. Nice salsa bar too.

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Thank Jon B
Bakersfield, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We went there before going to the nearby Maya cinema. We were impressed by the updated menu. It was crowded by families and friends wanting quick Mexican standards and other items such as shrimp cocktails. My lady said it was one of the best burritos she has ever had. This place has outside seating in warm weather. The employees were... More 

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Thank CraigKJ
Bakersfield, Ca
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I go here often, when I have a coupon. Today, no coupon but wanted good burrito. I got the wet burrito and was delighted. Just enough of everything. I did order easy on rice and beans so I got more of their delicious beef. The sour cream and other conditments on the side made for a full meal...I took half... More 

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Thank Barbara M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This restaurant catered our school's Teacher Appreciation Day and they have great food. They were very prepared and the food was hot and tasty.

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Thank DIANA M
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This place has become a staple of my diet. The bean burritos, as simple as they may be, are the best I have ever eaten. It's relatively quick service and delicious food

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Thank Jedse
Bakersfield, Ca
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169 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I used a coupon for this place and have been back any ties since. Food is always excellentm above average Mexican taste, and staff is very friendly. this is one to try if you have been disappointed with any other Mexican restaurant. Fresco aims to please.

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Thank bakersfieldmom78
Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Yup so good I've been back about 6 more times! The food is always quality and I'm always torn between the chicken quesadilla or the loaded chicken burrito, but lately the carne asada has been delightful! They have a drive thru but the atmosphere inside screams mexican cantina. ALways a good decision

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Thank Mattwiser
Lodi, California
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2014

located close to hotel,,, awesome specials fed the entire family under $40.00 and there are 7 of us. If you are ever in Bakersfield, and stay at The Historic Downtowner Inn & Suites this resturant is a must do....

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Thank LaShay S
Bakersfield, California
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322 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Out for lunch and a movie on my wife's birthday, which happened to be Labor Day, she was disappointed to find that the downtown location of Baja Fresh was closed. So was Sinaloa's mexican restaurant. We drove on over near the theater playing the movie she desired to watch and found El Taco Fresco. Each of the 'combinations' shown can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1431 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93304-1407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-326-1977

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