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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
8:00 PM
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Bakersfield

4.3
1031 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
  • Casual
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American
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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
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Phone number
(630) 568-3615
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joshua Marrelli
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Blackhawk
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Parking details
Complimentary valet during peak hours
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1031 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

It was great! I went Saturday night with my sister and we had such great food and service that we bright my dad back on Sunday for a fun lunch!!! We got the same server!!! We had just been saying how fantastic Elana was to us on Saturday night and when they sat us down she was our server again!!!! What are the chances???!!!! I would request her AGAIN! She made our dining experience wonderful!!! I can’t wait to go back!

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vipLMLS (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

My husband and I went to dinner Sat night at Bakersfield. The food was great. The service was good. They brought us the wrong dessert but the waiter was very helpful in helping us choose sides and replacing sides. A party of loud , maybe intoxicated people sat near us during our dinner and it was difficult to have a conversation once that happened. Not the restaurant's fault but it made me give a less then stellar review.

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jeffs 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

This was a belated V-Day night with the wife. We've eaten in just about every restaurant that's occupied this spot on Ogden for 30-plus years. The food was great, the service was great, other than the wife saying her cocktail was a little weak, everything, including entrees and appetizer, was fantastic.

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MatthewP 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

It made for a great anniverary dinner for my parents, the food was excellent

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Love the real food options and ease of subbing out for allergens. Great waiter- Devin!

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vipTriviaDan (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

This restaurant is very nice, and has a bit of a limited menu but both our offerings were great. The only downside is that our server, the daytime bartender, had many tables to cover and was running around so much that she got behind in refilling our glasses. This is not her fault, but rather a likely result of staffing decisions made by management.

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SeanR 
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

As always, the food was good and the service was great but the alcohol prices have increased significantly. I probably won't return because the beer and wine prices have really shot up and are substantially higher when compared to their peer restaurants.

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jayjay13 (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day. Ran out of appetizer as well as one dessert. Otherwise main course strip steak and lamb were cooked to order. Service good, but waiter was very busy. Carrots were somewhat tasteless.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Portions way too small for the price. Both the entree’s and the wine!! Disappointed!!!

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Frances (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went for Valentines Day, saw an email about the price fixe menu, lovely choices. Arrived at 7:00 and already out of oysters. Chef refused to substitute a seafood option. Had very small piece of warm Brie and a watermelon salad. Entrees were good. Waitress took our dessert order early to be sure they were available. When time for dessert came they were out of creme brûlée. Only chocolate choices, which I do not care for. Waitress offered a few others. Had a very dry key lime parfait with way too much whipped cream. Manager did comp us an after dinner drink. Waitress was lovely. Won’t go back for a while. Especially not for a special occasion.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely Valentines dinner. Special prize fixe menu. Service and wine wonderful

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vipStplbccb (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went with my wife for Valentines Day. We had a 5:30 reservation and they ran out of the one desert we wanted. How does that happen but not that big of a deal for us or the manager. Our waitress was awesome, and you could tell she really likes her job. We appreciate that.

Bakersfield should be the best restaurant between Oakbrook and Naperville but it's never consistant. Sometimes is amazing and other times just blah. This time it was blah other than our waitress. When it opened we loved it and went often but I think the menu has been the same for the past year so we find other options that are more worth the money.

We still love ya Bakersfield and we hope you can figure it out.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Food was wonderful. Best martini I think I have ever had

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Nice place greatfood attentive staff
Smellsgoodtoo.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This place is a great quality restaurant that I should go to more often. Friendly service professionally done and great food and atmosphere.

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NicholasC (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Very nice service, attentive but not overbearing.

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vipskipper (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Our waitress was wonderful and the food was excellent

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HunterGreen (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

I had the burger it tasted amazing - popcorn shrimp was good too. Tried wife’s salad it was okay... I definitely would order the burger again. I wish they had more of the dinner menu on Sunday afternoon-given the grill concept interested in have the pork chop or chicken...next time

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

The foods are good. The ingredients are fresh and there are healthy choices. Atmosphere is nice & relaxing.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Too expensive for what we got

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