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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

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (22)
Business Meals (16)
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Good for Birthdays (12)
Special Occasion (12)
Great for Lunch (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Cozy (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Healthy (9)
Bar Seating (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Romantic (7)
Authentic (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Fun (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Local Ingredients (4)
Great Beer (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Live Sports (3)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined a day ago

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

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined a day 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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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

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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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

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

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

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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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

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

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

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.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

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

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Nice place greatfood attentive staff
Smellsgoodtoo.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 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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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Very nice service, attentive but not overbearing.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Our waitress was wonderful and the food was excellent

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 (Chicago)·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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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 26, 2018

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

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Too expensive for what we got

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 24, 2018

I met with 3 of my employees and the food was awesome! Edgar did a great job serving us. I can't wait to have reason to come again.

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 23, 2018

First time here for a business birthday lunch. Excellent food, service was exemplary. We'll be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Great service -very knowledgeable wait staff - all items recommended were delicious. Great portion sizes. Ribs and Seafood roll were excellent! Great variety of beer/wine.

Tags: Business Meals, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Was sat in the bar area which is lighted by a horrible florescent fixture that blinded my colleague so much that she had to change seats. Ruined an otherwise good experience though the service was slow due to an employee appreciation party that was happening later.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Nice atmosphere and service but menu was okay not surprising.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This was a lovely venue for a ladies' lunch with relatives. Open, easy to converse, a diverse menu of apps, salads, and sandwiches - something to please everyone.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Definitely worth a try.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 11, 2018

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

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 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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 (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 December 31, 2017

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 29, 2017

Great service, fantastic food & wonderful ambience !

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 (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 23, 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 23, 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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 (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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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Terrible service - not enough help. Waited 10 minutes for a glass of water! We were stuck in a corner looking at a brick wall all night. Food was mediocre at best.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 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 29, 2017

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

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 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 22, 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 22, 2017

Wonderful waitress, understanding, casual and pleasant

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 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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