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Mama Roomba

1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
+1 661-322-6262
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (16 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (7 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban
$$ - $$$
1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is served family style. The fried chicken was fantastic however the trip tip was not. The corn and cheese appetizer was excellent and my favorite. It was a little pricey but the service was so good I will go again.

1  Thank justLinda2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Bakersfield. We had dinner at Mama Roombas restaurant. We had a shrimp dish a chicken dish and sweet potato fries with jalapeño dipping sauce. The food was amazing, the restaurant very homey and we had great service. We really...More

1  Thank LeanneLangan
Reviewed 10 February 2018

My husband and I came here for drinks/appetizers two nights before we got married. It's such a fun memory. The bar is great. Really fun atmosphere, yummy eats, and good service.

Thank teddi331
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We stopped here on our way back from Disneyland. It was featured on D3 (episode 22). We ordered from the tapas menu: shrimp, chicken, fries and squid. The food and service was marvelous. Generous portions. A must stop if you go through Bakersfield. There also...More

1  Thank rfirpo
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Did lunch. Its a small place. Food is quality and service excellent. A bit pricey but worth it. Warm spinach salad sounds unappetizing but is really tasty. Go figure. I wouldnt take my kids here though, you probably need to be a foodie to really...More

Thank Sean E
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A small restaurant in downtown with few tables. The food is good, we ordered the tri tip fried chicken and shrimp order with sauce " I can't remember the name". The tri tip was the best and the fried chicken was a bomb. Our server...More

Thank Hany G
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Based on Guy Fieri's recommendation and a high TA rating, decided to try while driving through Bakersfield. Tried several of the recommended specialities, including Prawns, Empanadas, fried chicken, and Cuban sandwiches. All seemed very authentic, excellent quality! Ended up buying their signature picante sauce. Lots...More

Thank Dadmanly
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I have always liked the food here, especially the Mama's Latin Fried Chicken and the Corn and Cheese Empanadas, but why I really like the most is the atmosphere. When you walk in you are transported to another place, like a cozy neighborhood big city...More

Thank ahisandwich
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Charming place in a good downtown location. Parking available directly across the street in the City of Bakersfield lot. The restaurant & bar is a cozy place with a very friendly vibe. The menu is varied and everything is served ala carte, and large enough...More

Thank Marti B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went for lunch and shared a few things. We shared the tortilla soup, was surprised they didn't split the bowl for us, she just brought us an empty bowl and spoon and we had to split it. Way too much lime flavor in the...More

Thank altonjk
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Kimberley P
11 April 2015|
Response from johntello | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if they give out their recipes. Suggest you call them at (661)3226262
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bakersfield
  • Phone Number: +1 661-322-6262
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