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About Bakersfield

Locally owned yet globally inspired, our Modern American restaurant showcases the talent of Standard Market’s accomplished culinary team.
Crafted in our striking open kitchen with views from throughout the restaurant, everything you are about to enjoy on our menu is made right here—by real chefs.
Anchored by our signature hickory and oak Wood-Fired Grill, BAKERSFIELD delivers a culinary experience unlike any other. Featuring ingredients ranging from 28-day-aged, hand-cut Midwestern Angus beef and fresh whole fish flown in daily and filleted in house to scratch baked breads and hand-hewn tortilla chips, our singular focus is to bring you the freshest, most delicious experience possible.

330 E Ogden Ave.
Westmont, IL 60559
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Sunday through Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner: Sunday and Monday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday through Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Blackhawk

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(630) 568-3615

Website:
http://www.bakersfieldrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet during peak hours

Executive Chef:
Joshua Marrelli

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Bakersfield Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (24)
Business Meals (19)
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Quiet Conversation (15)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Cozy (14)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Healthy (13)
Great for Lunch (12)
Romantic (12)
Special Occasion (12)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Authentic (6)
Disabled Access (6)
Fun (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Seasonal (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Organic (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Sports (2)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Definitely worth a try.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great salad, great filet and wonderful service. Dessert brownie was outstanding

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, good service, I found the ambience to be slightly lacking due to the noise level. I feel a different seating layout may encourage a more ambient atmosphere.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

As always, Bakersfield is solid. Sarah was excellent. We were there for Friday lunch on a cold day. Good crowd. Sat in quiet booth by bar. We had the salmon (really good) and the grilled cheese. First time with grilled cheese and it was a good option. But always safe to get the burger which I will get at my next visit. We look forward to returning.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We normally really like Bakersfield, and will go back. This was New Year's Eve, and the shortened menu was understandable, but odd. No appetizers, presumably to keep the tables turning.
We had a diner with dietary restrictions and the waitress did not express any confidence about even getting information about what was possible, and essentially said "no substitutions" such as swapping a cheese on the salad for one that was elsewhere on the menu, though the cheese could be omitted??
She also left the table with two options to explore to meet the requirements, and when the first one couldn't be accomplished, she came back to ask, "what was the second option again?".
Ultimately, the chef came to the table and managed to solve the issue, but it shouldn't have been necessary, or it should have been the first action in response.
There was also blank confusion when asked for available single-malt scotches.
Ideally, this was a one-time problem, and we will be back for another try.
The food was very good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great service, fantastic food & wonderful ambience !

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Delicious, great service, unique drinks and food options, a calm romantic environment.

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Took all of the grandparents there after a night at the Morten arboretum. They all cannot stop raving about how perfect it was. IMO, everything was very good (but not quite outstanding), something on the fairly wide ranging menu for everybody and a decent draft selection. If I needed a place for a client dinner out that way I’d for sure revisit Bakersfield

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We have eaten at Bakersfield many times but tonight was not a typical night at this restaurant. We were seated ( for 5 people) at a table for 8. Once they realized it was for 5 not 6 people, they squished us in a table for 4 and did not bring a 5th chair. Then we ordered a couple appetizers which were fine. Our salad and dinner came out at the same time. Since our table was already crowded, we had to hold the salad in our lab to eat. This is usually a very good restaurant. Tonight they were not at their best.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great nicer sit down lunch spot in the western suburbs. We always go here for healthier salads or bowls. Service is really good and food is consistent. Great spot for business lunches.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We've been to Bakersfield a few times for slightly special occasions and it has been a wonderful experience every time. The food is great with a nice variety of choices without being overwhelming. Great wine selection but you can also bring your own for a corkage fee or if you get it from Standard Market across the street, the corkage fee is waved. Quiet, classy ambiance and the service was impeccable. Would highly recommend and we'll definitely be back.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

FOOD WAS VERY GOOD (BOTH MY HUSBAND AND I ORDERED 2 DIFFERENT TYPES OF FISH). HOWEVER, THE BEET SALAD WAS AWESOME!!!
SERVICE COULD HAVE BEEN A LITTLE BETTER....WAS TRYING TO FLAG DOWN OUR WAITER TO GET SOME BREAD W/SALAD AND KEPT MISSING HIM.

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 30, 2017

The bar was nice.. but really cold. The food was good... but very expensive for the portion size.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great food but the service was by far the best we've had in a long time at any restaurant! Our waitress was excellent. Enjoyed our evening!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Once in a great while I have had a superior restaurant experience. Bakersfield qualified as exceptional. The food was terrific - and when I asked our server about a sauce used in one dish, the chef came out with the recipe written out for me! Our server was totally on the ball and very attentive. And the food---the food was out of this world. I love seafood and it was better than many other highly-rated restaurants. And they also served Poke - the Hawaiian fish salad dish that was fabulous. Highly recommended for anyone in the Western Suburbs. We will go back as often as we can.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Disappointed. Have been coming here since the opening. The menu has not evolved, the portions have gotten smaller and the prices are high for what you get. $16 for a salad that could be split in half for lunch the next day is fine but this is no longer the case. The brinded pork chop that had a great presentation in the past is now salty and half the size. $50 for a bottle of wine that could be bought for $19 is the icing on the cake. I think serious revamp needs to be considered because Bakersfield has taken a dive

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Wonderful waitress, understanding, casual and pleasant

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We went to dinner as a family. The food is always very good and they have a nice wine selection. The service is great. We have been here several times and always come back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

This was my first time there. I will definitely be back. The staff was amazing and the food was the same!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We always have a great dinner at Bakersfield. My compliments to the Chef and our Server. I had the filet and my husband had the Delmonico Steak. Both were excellent and service was great.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good food in nice, relaxed atmosphere, w/ very attentive service

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 15, 2017

One word. Slider.
Best I've ever had.
Trust me. Just order them.

Tags: Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We had a lovely late lunch to celebrate my friend's birthday. We both had the salmon which was delicious! Bakersfield brought out a complimentary dessert with a lit candle, too!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

We love going to Bakersfield for their burgers. A group of us from work made a lunch reservation to celebrate a colleague's birthday. We arrived at 11:15am and were seated promptly. As we were one of the first lunch groups (and had noted on the reservation that this was a group from work and needed hasty service), we did expect to be out before 12:30. For whatever reason, the meal service seemed to take a long time after we placed our order. Maybe it was just the day. At any rate, we recommend this restaurant if you have the time for a relaxing meal.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I have been a long time fan of Bakersfield and it is my go-to and favorite restaurant in the area.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food, drinks and service were good although time between waiter’s greeting and return for drink orders was extremely long. He couldn’t remember he had introduced himself before. Not what we expected for the expense.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We love to eat at Bakersfield, we came tonight to celebrate an anniversary. The food and service we're fantastic. However when we left at 7:30 there were tons of kids. No biggie for us, but may bother others

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I have been to Bakersfield several times and it has never disappointed me or my dining groups. The service has always been good and the food continues to be great.

Tags: Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Our server was so friendly and helpful! We love going to Bakersfield for the ambiance, great service, and delicious food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Had a nice quiet meal. Great service.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Everything was good, but the food was nothing special to set it apart. Waiter was friendly and attentive. About $175 for two with one drink each, salad, main, dessert and coffee, plus tip. Have paid that for much more exciting options.

Tags: Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Waitress was excellent and food was great as always.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always excellent with good food and drinks. I like the valet parking

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Tea
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Have been to this restaurant a few times now and have never been disappointed. Food is fresh, very good and the menu has just enough to chose from. From appetizers, to drinks, to dinner every a great experience. Service is excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Service was excellent. Food was good, some unique offerings. We enjoyed it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

They did not have our reservation. They asked if it was made through Open Table and said that happens all the time. They advised us to call in our reservation in the future. I will not use open table for reservations going forward. I was very embarrassed.

Tags: Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 3, 2017

We dined with friends after golf, it was their first visit to Bakersfield. Chris was an excellent server and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Seasonal, Organic, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Patio was lovely as we enjoyed our cocktails out there, wait staff is attentive and nice. Tuna poke had a lot of tendons, so that was unpleasant, grilled porkchop is to share, good but not a WOW. We went because the changed to fall menu, it's just not interesting.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food is tasty, if you order the hanger steak I'd suggest requesting a little more garlic to bring out more flavor. Service was great, ambience is nice, and the salted caramel ice cream is a MUST! (you have to request it)

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·Dined on September 22, 2017

Unfortunately the risotto has wayyyy too much garlic and the g ochi was. Urnesz the wine was good

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