Looking to try the best bars in town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bars in Bakersfield, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
November is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at bars and lounges across the Bakersfield area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and business insights for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Bakersfield-area bars and lounges rose to $26 for the metro area in November of last year, second only to December with an average of $28, and 5% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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Topping the list is a member of the Eureka! chain. Located at 10520 W. Stockdale Highway in Seven Oaks, the bar and New American spot, which offers burgers and more, is the highest-rated bar in Bakersfield, boasting four stars out of 746 reviews on Yelp.
2. The Crest Bar & Grill
Next up is The Crest Bar & Grill, situated at 5025 Wible Road. With four stars out of 235 reviews on Yelp, the bar and traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Mamma Mia
Downtown's Mamma Mia, located at 1804 Chester Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bar and Italian spot four stars out of 126 reviews.
4. The Tower Craft Bar & Grill
The Tower Craft Bar & Grill, a bar and traditional American spot located downtown, is another go-to, with four stars out of 98 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1200 Truxtun Ave. to see for yourself.
5. The Library
Downtown, check out The Library, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bar at 1718 Chester Ave.