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Bakersfield OTR

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
+1 513-579-0446
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (35 reviews)
“tacos” (175 reviews)
“short ribs” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really impressed by the service. The entire staff was friendly and we had to ask for nothing. Food was great too, get th queso with chorizo

Thank danielsV4591EB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for margaritas & chips with a friend from work & it was great. Laid back, good food. Street tacos are yummy.

Thank Liz S
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We think this place is awesome. At times, it is so crowded that it's not worth waiting but that is because this place is that nice

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Bakersfield is one of our frequent stops in the downtown/OTR area. Also very doable with younger kids if you get there a little earlier. Very happening spot so you can experience some waits. Great margaritas, guac/queso, and chili is also really solid. Not a bad...More

Thank ChadS303
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Bakersfield has the best tacos - short ribs tacos! They are unbelievable. Margaritas are delicious. Jalapeno margs are outstanding. Expect a wait for a table, but enjoy a margarita or three while you wait. How can that be bad? It's worth the wait.

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Excellent food. Although the tacos are very small and seem to be priced a bit too high for the size of the tacos, the tacos that I had were excellent! Good menu choices. The restaurant has a nice feel, but is very small and I...More

Thank menbx5
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Street tacos and margaritas! Very bold flavors coming from the kitchen and the bar! What’s not to love? Definitely coming back!

Thank Alex S
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Great place and packed most of the time, waiting list on Fridays. Didn't try the guac or food but drinks were pretty good. Had the Bakersfield sour which was a little too bitter for me but seemed like most people were having margaritas

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed January 29, 2018

It's okay - my husband was with me. He knows. Seriously, great food. Love getting different types of tacos. And the chips, wonderful. Salsa. Um yes please. More. Go early to get a good seat. This is a great place for dates, for hanging out,...More

Thank stefanieadams09
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch today (Monday) at around 1pm. Amazing selection of tacos which were very flavorsome. Very good sauces on the table too. Had a salad with chicken and beans / corn which was also very good. Had chips and guacamole to start which was...More

Thank Matt C
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Questions & Answers
Madison A
September 20, 2017|
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Response from IslandTime78 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. I seem to remember families having lunch. There may be different regulations later in the evening. Best to call.
August 1, 2016|
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Response from Tonsoffuntravel | Reviewed this property |
I have no way of knowing-you should call them.
May 16, 2016|
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Response from 259Nancy_ | Reviewed this property |
Not for young kids. It is a bar atmosphere, always crowded and noisy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-579-0446
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