The Top 4 Healthy and Organic Restaurants in Bakersfield, CA

A hub for agriculture production, it’s no wonder that Bakersfield has plenty of restaurants that offer fresh farm-to-table fare. The Templeton List makes it easy for you to discover the healthiest restaurants all across the country. Our staff has vetted these restaurants for you, according to our strict standards of ingredient, preparation and environmental guidelines.

Here are our Top 4 healthy restaurant picks for Bakersfield, California:


10520 West Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, California 93311

Featuring made-from-scratch menu items, this All-American restaurant takes pride in using locally sourced produce. Try the Grilled Eggplant & Tahini Dip (feta, lemon, sumac, chives, evoo, sea salt, grilled ciabatta crostini); Blackened Salmon Kale Caesar Salad (Parmesan, ciabatta garlic croutons, toasted pine nuts); or Roasted Beets & Whipped Feta (red & golden beets, Greek yogurt and whipped feta, toasted pine nuts, chives, balsamic glaze).

Locale Farm to Table

172718th Street
Bakersfield, California 93301

Featuring locally-sourced, sustainable and organic ingredients, discover Stone Fruit and Field Greens Salad (sautéed stone fruit, Brussels sprouts, chevre cheese, house made candied walnuts, applewood smoked bacon, chives, organic field greens served with a blend of olive oil and citrus white balsamic vinaigrette); gluten-free Jackfruit Cowboy Tacos (3 BBQ Jackfruit tacos with roasted corn, black beans, cilantro, red and green onions from Sia Fresh Produce, Hopeful Harvest tomatoes, scratch made BBQ sauce and chipotle ranch sprinkled with crushed Fritos and served on corn tortillas); and signature sandwiches such as Loaded Tuna on a Whole Avocado (Albacore tuna, mixed with seasonal apples, dried cranberries, walnuts, celery, dill pickles, red onions and mayo, served with lettuce and provolone cheese on a whole avocado).

Urbane Café

2658 Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93306

This restaurant features healthy options such as Abbot's Southwest Salad (chopped salad mix, sliced avocado, corn and black bean salsa, diced jicama, roasted carrots, Abbot’s 100% plant based Chorizo, vegan Follow Your Heart feta cheese, and vegan creamy chipotle dressing); Asian Fusion Bowl (organic brown rice, cabbage mix, cucumber, red radish, corn, Fresno chilis, cilantro, sesame seeds, pickled cabbage, pickled carrots, pickled onion served with Japanese dressing); and Tofu Banh Mi sandwich (roasted tofu, cilantro, cucumbers, jalapenos, pickled carrots, pickled onions, red radishes, sweet chili aioli).

Brazilian Acai Bowls

1400 Calloway Drive
Bakersfield, California 93312

At this writing, their website was “in progress.” Menu items include a variety of smoothies, juice, and acai bowls.

The Top 4 Healthy and Organic Restaurants in Bakersfield, CA

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