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Mama Roomba

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1814 Eye St, Bakersfield, CA 93301-4408
+1 661-322-6262
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Bakersfield, California
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in on a Wednesday for dinner, had not been here in a while forgot how much I like it. The atmosphere, location and food are perfect. We had the Cheese and corn empanadas, the empanadas are perfect, they are a nice golden brown with a warm soft inside, the cheese and corn filling have a great flavor. We also... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a great time with friends. There was four of us and we all got our plates at separate times which was fine for us, but other people may have an issue with that. The appetizers were delicious and the staff was super friendly! Food was full of flavor! Loved the tortilla soup!

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Thank Jodie B
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Omg. The appetizers are to die for. Skip the main dishes (I never tried them ) because you will be in love with finger food and beer.

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Thank Richard W
houston
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

ate here for dinner on a Monday night. Not much open in Bakersfield on Monday night for some reason. This restaurant is in downtown, off an alley that includes a couple of dive bars. Should have listened to my golden rule to "follow the people", cause as we walked in I noticed the place was empty. Ordered some saute mushrooms... More 

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Thank VIEQUESBEACHBUM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. We were a party of 4 and shared various plates. Would go again ..!!! The service was decent there was only one waiter but they did a great job of working the room and servicing all the customers

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Thank Michael V
Bakersfield, California
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I was looking forward to this place, but was very disappointed. When we were the only ones in the restaurant, I should have thought twice. Warm spinach salad was decent. Boneless pork chops would have been good had they not been covered with garlic. I love garlic, but this garlic had an odd flavor to it. Not fresh and was... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Good different food for Bako. Fun place hopping on the weekends. Another downtown try to get people down there.

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Thank Tdhalldds
Porterville, California
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356 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Small dining area, our first time here. The shrimp cerveche was excellent, as was the salt n pepper shrimp. Sweet potato fries were ok, but the calamari was overly breaded and over cooked. For 4 tapas, and one drink, the bill was over $46, which I felt was expensive. I wouldn't go out of my way to come here again,... More 

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Thank RicDic
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Been here 3-4 times. Food always good. Menu is short which to me it's always a good sign. Try it you will get a selection of tapas and main courses from Spain and Latin America with original taste.

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Thank German R
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Super cute little place in downtown, with tasty authentic island food. I went a few times, ordered the chicken and the tri-tip. I stayed in at the bar one time, and had some great drinks. The bartender was sweet and pleasant, and this place overall give a very family-run and friendly, welcoming local vibe. Definitely worth a trip!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?