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Best bars in Kern River

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“A very popular place among the locals and tourists, the Kern River Brewing Co. offers a wide selection of their beers on tap - if you're a beer drinker it's a must! There are two distinct eateries here. The front part has your general pub fare - burgers, brats, tacos & fried stuff. The back (open during high season only) has food that's a little more elevated and is also slightly more laid back. But be prepared for a very busy scene on the weekends! There's also live music on some nights. Generally a cheery, lively, local vibe here with lots of folks chilling after a day of rafting, hiking, fishing, kayaking, camping - or one of the many other outdoor activities that the area has to offer!”
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“Burgers and such. Dine outside next to the Kaweah River. On weekends, this place is a rollicking roadhouse with live music (or karaoke every other Friday), drinking, and dancing.”
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Music Venue
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“Buck Owens Crystal Palace is a staple in Bakersfield! This country western style restaurant is very enjoyable music, museum, dancing and food for all ages!”
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“Ewing's is a historic place with outstanding views of the Kern River Valley. A great spot for evening cocktails on the covered patio, or brunch on the weekends. Lunch and dinner are generally pretty good and this place keeps improving under new ownership. During high season (summer) on weekends it's best to check to see how busy they are since it can get quite crowded. Weekdays are generally pretty mellow. This is one of the nicer places in town, and a little pricier as well.”
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“ Lively local nightclub and restaurant with an excellent menu, great service, live music. ”
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Night Club
“The food here is amazing, with vegan and vegetarian options available. Bands frequent the Starlite Lounge and they offer karaoke on Saturday nights. Some have said the Starlite has the best food in town! Open only Thurs. - Sun. 4-9pm”
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“Amazing Mediterranean Food! If you are lucky enough to be there on a Tuesday, try the tacos. Chicken are amazing and they have the most amazing cauliflower tacos I have ever had. Ask for spicy Tahini on the side. YUM!”
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“A fun place to meet people, dance to live music and more. This saloon is a fun filled place to hang out and enjoy some night life. It also has a game room with tables and TV's to enjoy sporting events!”
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“Open late, delicious food, one of a kind entertainment. It's a must if you are in Exeter for the night! ”
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“Visalia restaurant, generous portions, nightly specials, home-brewed beers and sodas.”
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“Brewed not too far from here on the central coast, this place has quickly become a local favorite. They have a great rotating selection of beer and local food trucks.”
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Food
“Well it’s not a winery but they have a great selection of local and coastal wines. There’s usually live entertainment on the weekends. So if you like to “boogie.” It’s the place to be especially if “Run for Cover” is playing. ”
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“Great food & great drink specials. On the weekends, they have live music and do have a cover charge. It's a total dive bar. ”
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Lounge
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Bar
“Lots of great food and an amazing bar for the adults! Lots of space and not a long wait. Definitely a must!”
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