Sleep Inn & Suites
6257 Knudsen Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: (661) 399-2100
Fax: (661) 399-2528
Bars & Cafes
If you want to catch up with a group of pals or just catch the current game while sipping a refreshing pint, head to Replay Lounge & Grill on Buck Owens Boulevard. The menu here is thick with delicious pub grub - nachos, wings, the works, while the bar is well-stocked. The prices are reasonable and the service is quick, definitely worth a stop by. There's a banquet room available for private celebrations as well, call ahead for more information.
Black Angus Steakhouse is the place to have the best steaks in the city. Serving angus beef, the meat here is well flavored and well cooked. Besides serving delicious steaks, the restaurant is also known for fresh seafood. The wine pairings with the food is excellent, with some not-so-common- wines too. Try out the Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon or the Mushroom & Bleu Filet Mignon.
Enjoy a family-style dining experience at Narducci's like they do in Basque. This restaurant specializes in authentic Basque and Italian cuisine with an array of regional specialties on their menu. Weekly steak nights are their busiest, and at times outdoes most of the neighborhood steakhouses. Delicious antipasto, pickled tongue, cabbage soup, pork chops and pasta are some of their signature dishes. Great concoctions, a lively atmosphere, friendly service and value-for-money prices make this place a big draw among locals. They also showcase live gigs by bands and musicians in reggae, rock and indie styles. Don't miss an occasional saxophone performance by their owner, Jimmy Narducci himself.
Sports & Spirits is a typical after-work hangout where regular patrons are mostly locals and tourists alike. Its relaxed atmosphere and casual setting puts you to ease in an instant; you can simply sit all by yourself and enjoy your favorite drink. Apart from that, it hosts live music concerts, theme nights and special parties. Sports buff need not frown, as the televisions here screen the on-going fixtures. All in all, friendly ambiance coupled with extensive drinks menu makes Sports & Spirits, a place to be.
Le Corusse Rouge claim to fame is its association with the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop who host live jazz music every Wednesday at this restaurant. You will see talented and well-known performers enthralling the audience. This Cajun/Creole diner serves tasty authentic dishes in generous portions. Enjoy happy hours at their bar with some delicious bar bites.