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The Belvedere in The Padre Hotel

1702 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
+1 661-427-4900
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
1702 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived 10 minutes early and were seated promptly. Told we could visit the buffet at 10. We ordered Mimosas and tea while we waited. The buffet had many choices, including the obligatory prime rib, ham, and turkey breast. There was also an omelette station. The...More

Thank ccinCalifornia
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The Belvedere used to be pretty boring. Jeramy Brown has turned it around with well-chosen seasonal menu items and much improved service. Great selections and presentations. This now is the place to take visitors who wonder whether Bakersfield has any good food. Try it!

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed May 4, 2018

They were slow and many items were out because of a banquet the night before. Aspiration menu, would consider giving them another chance.

Thank agbowden
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Totally satisfied with dining experience because of the great food and wine: Walla Walla Cabernet, filet mignon, pork chop, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, cheese cake and flower less chocolate mouse. What a delight all of those dishes were to savor. Each dish we shared and were...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

At the end of a road trip, we decided to stay at the Padre and eat at the Belvedere. What a treat! The food was superb and the dining room has great decor. Our server advised us on food and wine selection and every part...More

Thank RWCFamily
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We had a Sunday Brunch here. It was a little above average. We were there about thirty minutes after they opened, but a lot of their foods still weren’t out yet. What we did have was good, but I wouldn’t call it exceptional. If we...More

Thank Marla R
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I really enjoyed my flat iron steak salad, it was cooked exactly as I asked, and all the elements were fresh and it was beautifully presented. Cannot complain at all. I ordered hot tea and got gourmet, very very nice herb tea, served with fresh...More

Thank ItsMyScreenName
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Order rack of elk. The sauce was amazing. I ordered the meat medium rare. It came out old dirty boot well well well done. See picture attached. The service was lacking maybe short staffed. To get app took 30 minutes it was a beet salad....More

Thank Tommy L
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We broke up our trip on the way home with a stay at the Padre Hotel and a meal in their Belvedere Room. After a week and a half of fine dining (and maybe just a little bit of over-eating), we ordered only drinks and...More

1  Thank CaliforniaDreaminMan
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

I attended the Belvedere Room with friends and family for a celebration. I had no idea what to expect. First I noticed the decor. It was upscale but still inviting with character. When we were seated I was surprised at the selection of wines. A...More

Thank Kracken87
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Response from Sean M | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. But it is a nice place so when we go we dress fairly nice. Slacks button down shirt, My wife wears a casual dress or something nice. I have seen people in there with shorts and flip flops, but myself... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4307
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-427-4900
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