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PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ can provide far more than just award winning BBQ. We are a full service catering company with a wide variety of options from Italian & Mexican cuisine to our multiple award winning BBQ services.
Our chef works with you to ensure your guests have a smokin' good time.

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Diana Ritter Brown

16 August 2019

Great food and friendly service. Heather explained the menu and helped us decide. Everything was DELICIOUS!

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Javier Miramontes

16 August 2019

The outside looks plain but the inside is cool looking,Great food, pro military and law enforcement. Can't wait to go back.

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Gina Friedmann-Armstrong

16 August 2019

We loved it...great BBQ and awesome staff! Super large portions that are great for splitting...we got 2 two-item plates and split them between 4 of us and still couldn’t finish it all!

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Jose G.

12 August 2019

Delicious! Tender meat and their sauces are finger-licking good. Staff was great. Great service! Great food

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Rick H.

12 August 2019

Pork ribs, brisket, and tri tip were exceptional. Chicken was a bit over cooked. Sauces were great. Potato salad was great.The staff were fun to talk with and really helped us dial our order. We will be back for sure. More...

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Darryl R.

12 August 2019

Not from the area, so I checked Yelp and discovered this gem. Location clean, staff supper friendly and bbq was SLAPPING! Please try this place when you get a chance, it will not disappoint. Sorry no pic available. I ate it way too fast! More...

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Josh L.

12 August 2019

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Bakersfield , the first time I tried it I was hooked been back at least 15 times since my first visit

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Rick D.

11 August 2019

This is hands down my MOST favorite BBQ place in Bakersfield period. Brisket is some of the best I've ever had, tri-tip blows all others out of the water, you just can't beat it. Everything on the menu is good.....I have also catered a few large events with them and they knocked it out of the park as well!! Gotta try this place, you won't be disappointed. More...

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Fernando C.

10 August 2019

Place is the bomb.com , i love the bbq here. I swear and those garlic fries or tots dam. :)

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Kelli Reed

10 August 2019

Great, except running out of ribs before 12:30! Baked beans were delish! Will definitely be back!

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Estrella S.

9 August 2019

I was recommended the brisket. It was so delicious juicy and easy to cut through. I loved it! I got the combo with mac n cheese and chili beans. The sides were good but that bbq...oh so good! Even without the bbq sauce. Parking is a lil hard. Its a small lot. After eating that bbq...you may need the walk. More...

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Mayra P.

8 August 2019

They are by far the best BBQ joint in Bakersfield! My husband and I have gone to various places and not only are they good in price but the quality of the food is amazing. Meat so tender and flavorful and their customer service was amazing! Only wish you guys were open Sundays haha. Thank you and keep being amazing and delicious! More...

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Alicia B.

8 August 2019

OMG!!!! As a Yelper that has been doing this awhile when you see a place that has not only a great star rating but that in conjunction with lots of reviews you know it is a must try! I have no idea why I waited this long but man oh man is this place awesome. Distance from my house/work may have played a role in why I haven't been here until over a year after they opened especially considering I love me some good BBQ but that will no longer be the reason why I won't continue to come back. My husband and I decided to come here for dinner one night and we were not disappointed. But I will tell you who was probably disappointed....those people that came trickling in 30-45 minutes after us only to hear that they were out of this or that. One thing I highly recommend is to plan this trip and don't come late because the good stuff goes early. Once he's out of something you are out of luck because this guy knows what he's doing and it take 12+ hours to get everything all good and smokey. Being my first time here I decided on my favorites, ribs and brisket, and I was not disappointed in the least. The ribs had a delicious slightly spicy rub on them and were smokey and falling off the bone tender. I honestly could have eaten them without sauce because the dry rub and meat flavor where delicious but on the recommendation of the woman that brought out our plates I tried their homemade Raspberry Chipotle BBQ sauce. The sauce was the perfect blend of sweet, smoke, and spice. As for the brisket...I must have gotten the best slices because they were super tender (I doubt this place even has a need for knives), the rub was great, and there was very little fat left but enough there to give it the great flavor. Overall I was throughly impressed. As for the sides I decided on Mac n cheese which was creamy and delicious and the fries which I made stinky by adding garlic and cheese. The fries were crisp and delicious and I actually dipped them in the BBQ sauce too! I can't wait to go back and try more stuff off the menu!!! More...

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Brandon B.

7 August 2019

Amazing BBQ all around. Loved the Pulled Pork Sandwich, Brisket, and Ribs. Meat falls right off the bone and so tender.

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Tamra D.

3 August 2019

I had lunch catered for a retirement party. Customer service was outstanding. Delivery staff was very personable and absolutely the best brisket and macaroni and cheese ever!!!

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Sarah C.

3 August 2019

My goodness I have never had BBQ this delicious ever in all my 43 years on this planet.  Came in for a family dinner hoping there would be something for everyone and there was. Everything ordered was flavorful and expertly prepared.  The restaurant isnt large but theres plenty of seating available.  Its cutely decorated and very clean.  You order and pay at the counter and they deliver your food to the table.  The drinks are self serve, I didnt see any lids though.  When the food was delivered to the table then portions were  huge! At first glance I thought we could have shared with how much food we were brought except that after we tasted everything we were glad we got to taste everything.  The mac and cheese..... yes that was creamy and spiced just right, the garlic tots were a special kind of wonderful I was not wanting to waste a single bit of garlicky goodness.  The fried okra as good, of the sides we ordered it was the less favorite but still better than most places in Bakersfield.   Tri tip, brisket and ribs... all done PERFECT.  Sometimes BBQ places do one type of meat very well but this place has perfected them all.  So full of flavor, fall off the bone, perfectly seasoned, juicy and worth every penny.  Speaking of cost, it's worth its cost but your probably looking at spending about 20 dollars + per person.  We had 6 in our party and spent about that for dinner.  The owner Brandon came out to chat and he is a really good guy. He cares about his business and he cares about his customers.  I love when customers are treated as friends and thats exactly what he did.  I hope this restaurant continues to grow and thrive in Bakersfield.  Places like this are truly the gems of the city. More...

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Robin F.

2 August 2019

So delicious! The meat is so tender and flavorful! This was my first time trying this place the other day & I highly recommend it!

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Lady D.

2 August 2019

I've eaten bbq all over the country... This was the best pulled pork sandwich I've had. Perfect flavor combo between the smoke, the sauce and the slaw and it's HUGE! I didn't eat the bun, but my dining partner informed me he'd be eating mine after his sandwich, that the toasting on it gave it the perfect carmelized taste.I opted out of the buns because watching carb intake and the tater tots were AMAZEBALLS!!!The only reason I didn't give this 5 stars was due to the temp of the slaw made the pork on the sandwich cold too fast and the pork needed a bit more pulling to avoid getting giant hunks of meat in a single bite.Definitely will be coming back, going to try the pork ribs next! More...

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Teresa Anaya

2 August 2019

very good food, well worth the money. meat is very tender

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Shellie B.

1 August 2019

Ordered a 3 meat platter that consist of brisket, pulled pork and white meat chicken. All meats were fork tender with great flavor and far from dry. We choose the tots, mac & cheese and fried green beans for our sides. The tots were crispy and seasoned, mac & cheese made with cellentani noodles (cute play on looking like curly pig tails) and in a creamy cheese sauce, the fried green beans were perfectly crisp and flavorful, the spicy ranch was a perfect accompaniment.  Will definitely be back. Recommend this place to everyone More...

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Ahmed S.

1 August 2019

My sister and I had their tri-tip and brisket sammiches with mac and cheese and hush puppies as our sides. The tri-tip came in a hot dog bun while the brisket came in a burger bun. The tri-tip was easy to eat and their spicy bbq sauce (house made) went well with it. The bun was fresh and seemed organic but I couldn't tell if it was made in house or not. Regardless, the meat was the highlight of the meal. The brisket came in square shapes which fell out of the bun a bit but no BBQ can be expected to be so neat. The bun on it seemed definitely house mad, and it was cooked perfectly. The meat was soft and broke apart well. The mac and cheese was the best I ever had, and it's something to come back for alone. The hush puppies were dry on the outside but that is probably how they were meant to be. Personally not my style, but the quality was there and other people could appreciate it more than I did. The meal was the best BBQ I've better had -- definitely better than Salty's. I will be coming back in the future. More...

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Maimuna S.

1 August 2019

My mouth is salivating just thinking about the food. Absolutely incredible. The meat is so so tender (literally falls apart at the touch and melts in your mouth). Everything is seasoned to perfection. The owner is extremely welcoming and kind, as are all of the employees. 10/10. Will be coming back again...and again...and again. More...

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Karmen J.

31 July 2019

BEST brisket in town, HANDS DOWN. If you want quality BBQ, this is your spot! Also, the staff is friendly which makes the environment comfortable to be in--HUGE PLUS because you'd be surprised....

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Xiaoting X.

31 July 2019

Okay. This review is based on reviews of friends who actually know BBQ. I will admit it's good bbq and I enjoyed the ribs and briskets. But I also can't really tell the difference between good bbq vs great bbq. Apparently according to friends who have had bbq all over TX and Louisiana. This is among the top three bbq they've ever had. They kept going about the smoke rings and what not. I must say I really enjoyed the spicy bbq sauce. Fried okra was also very fresh. More...

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Karine H.

30 July 2019

Delicious BBQ! Large portions and perfectly cooked meats. Will be back anytime I come to Bakersfield.

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Bill P.

30 July 2019

This place is awesome , our kids all had different stuff . Chicken , pulled pork and tri tip ! 10 stars

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Ashley W.

28 July 2019

Excellent service and quality of food. I had the "brisket sammiche" which was delicious especially on the brioche bun! Compared to other bbq places in town, I do think they are pricier for the quantity served. I was not a huge fan of the mac and cheese, I didn't find the sauce to be anything special. They have a selection of their own bbq sauces and so far I have tried the raspberry chipotle, VERY GOOD! I look forward to trying more items from their menu and of course tasting their other bbq sauces. More...

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FJ P.

27 July 2019

Heard about this place, so we drove up from Valencia to try it.  Boy, we were not disappointed!  Located in an unassuming shopping plaza, the restaurant has it's own welcoming and unique charm.  Very rustic and interesting.   As we entered, we were instantly greeted by a friendly and attentive server.  She was great to explain the menu to us and continued to take care of us throughout the meal.As the food arrived (which we'll cover soon) the owners came out to check on us as well, as they did with all of the customers.   Very friendly and even gave us samples of the Tri Tip and the brisket. The brisket melts in your mouth and the Tri Tip is very flavorful.   But, as amazing as that meat was, the ribs were the star for us.  The meat falls right off the bone!  It is so good.  They even has a variety of homemade BBQ sauces that so enhance the meat.  Absolutely outstanding.  Also, the side dishes like the broccoli slaw, fried green beans,  hush puppies, fried okra,  and potato salad complimented the meal perfectly. Wish we could give them 6 stars!  It is absolutely worth it!  Come early on the weekends.  The food is so good, frequently the lines go out the door.  This is a wonderful experience. More...

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Amanda P.

27 July 2019

I've been there twice and have loved it each time. Great taste and big portions for the price.

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Kim Chamblee

27 July 2019

We had the Tri-tip sammich & mac’n cheese.... 1/2slab ribs, chili beans and hush puppies....EVERYTHING was delish! The sauces are all on the table so you can choose which ones you want. Even more... the staff was all so welcoming and friendly! Plus, good music playing... Blues and classic rock.... We just wanted to hang out there.... We WILL go back for sure!! More...

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Claudia F.

25 July 2019

So i download yelp for the first time ever just to write this review. we went in today for the first time and it definetly wont be our last. I have been craving a pulled pork sandwhich and after taking a bite of the sandwhich. I literally almost shed a tear. I honestly cant describe this bbq. Im a big bbq gal. Tasted bbq from Raleigh NC to Alabama but this bbq Beats it and its in our town of bako. What a treasure! More...

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Jovanna Murga

24 July 2019

Everything we had was delicious it wasn't over seasoned or under seasoned it was just right.

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Alex M.

23 July 2019

So I decided to try this place out for the first time. I walked in and the place was packed. The owner took my order while holding a small baby whom was sleeping. I figured this place has to be good. What doesnt that say about family owned business. I ordered the chicken and ribs. It was a healthy portion and by far the best BBQ I have ever tasted. Matter of fact I thought I cooked some good BBQ. Now I realized that I'm not even close. This place is a must. I highly recommend this place. I cant wait to go back tomorrow. More...

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Madi C.

23 July 2019

Came here because of the outstanding yelp reviews and it did not disappoint! The pulled pork is juicy and delicious, great smoky flavor! I got my tater tots with "the stank" and I highly suggest it if you're a garlic lover! I can't wait to try this spot again! More...

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Fernando V.

20 July 2019

WOW...one of the best BBQ joints I've been 2.. very tasty and very friendly staff...including the owner who was bringing out samples of meat out 2 us...will be back 4 sure...

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Rabeyia Anwar

19 July 2019

This place is amazing every time. the meat falls off the bone and is tender. the flavor explodes in your mouth and is a pleasure to eat. Use your hands, get messy, and immerse yourself in the beauty of porkchop and bubbas bbq. It doesn't get better than this. More...

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Michelle M.

18 July 2019

This place is serious SOOOO GOOD! A picture caught my eye and made me try it. Not at all disappointed! You 100% get your moneys worth here, the food melts in your mouth and staff is super friendly! I will definitely be coming back and this will be our family's go to BBQ joint! Nice bonus of getting 10% off when you check in for the first time on yelp!!! Come early, I hear the meats sell out! By a little after six they were out of tri tip and pulled pork. Not surprised, it AMAZING! More...

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Irene Fuentes

18 July 2019

Good food n great service planning to go again soon

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Mary L.

17 July 2019

Let me preface my entire review with the fact that I am Eastern North Carolina born and raised. We. Don't. Play. Bout. Our. Pig.  That being said, I wish I could give this place more than five stars!!! The macaroni and cheese was easily some of the best I've ever put in my mouth and I LUH macaroni and cheese! I mean LUH! They truly know what a roux is and I am HERE FOR EVERY DROP! I put my face INSIDE the container to get to the bottom because the fork wasn't getting it all and I am UNASHAMED.  One thing you won't need is a seasoning of any kind because everything has plenty and it's all amazing. I'm a vinegar-based sauce kinda girl, but they have this Raspberry Chipotle sauce that legit changed my life forever.  The fry sauce is amazing...the buns are buttered and toasted on the sammich (and they spelt...yes SPELT it just like that SAMMICH). I promise it's a place to behold. I shall behold it again REAL SOON. More...

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Ellen Lennon

17 July 2019

Seriously the best tri tip I’ve ever had... Very friendly service

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Amelia D.

15 July 2019

We were heading back to Vacaville from Las Vegas and were looking for a good place to sit down and eat. After seeing the yelp rating at 5 stars with over 300 reviews, we decided to try it out. My husband didn't really want to eat here, but ordered some tator tots. The owner, Branden, plopped an order of a rib dish he is working on in front of the hubs and won him over with the first bite!  All of our food was amazing and VERY large portions! Best out of the way road trip meal we have ever had, by far!  Will be stopping in again any time we are in the area! More...

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Kimmy S.

14 July 2019

Great food and great service, I highly recommend this place!I ordered the spring salad with chicken, the portion was large and the meat was incredibly well seasoned and cooked to perfection.

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Kaylyn B.

13 July 2019

Wow!! Amazing food, friendly service! This place is more than just 5 stars! Got the Tri Tip sandwhich with two sides, hush puppies and fried okra. Plate was clean when I was done! One of the best BBQ places I've had in a while. Family got ribs, chicken and brisket. They all give it 5 stars too. I highly recommend this place! It's worth the drive across town. Not much seating for big crowds but it's worth it to make it work. I will definitely be coming back! More...

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Rich S.

13 July 2019

If you're in the mood for some good bbq don't pass this joint up.  Small restaurant but comfy, with a rustic decor, bluesy music, and friendly staff.  My wife ordered the tri-tip plate with a double side of coleslaw. I ordered the beef brisket plate also with a double side of coleslaw. I was impressed when the food arrived. The portions were generous and comparable to the price. The tri-tip and brisket were tender, flavorful, seasoned nicely, and not over cooked. The coleslaw was crunchy, not overly sweet or saucy , a nice compliment to the smoky brisket. The plates included a slice of white bread, dill pickle and a slice of onion.  After eating a slice of brisket on its own, I made myself a little sandwich. Well there's  just something about that combination of; smokey, salty, hints of sweet, cool, crunchy coleslaw, followed by the crisp snap of that briny pickle and bite of onion, all wrapped in the soft white bread, enough to put you into a temporary food coma!  There's a reason this place has a 5 star review. More...

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Frank H.

12 July 2019

This is a great place to eat BBQ in Bakersfield; My favorite things here are the beef brisket, and hot links. Sides I enjoy are mac n cheese , chili beans and potato salad. Sides are only good if you dine in, the tiny cups used for to go sides are not much more than a taste, they are probably half of what they serve inside. Just a very poor value. The ladies who run the front of this restaurant are kind and helpful. They really make you feel welcome and answer questions about the menu for new customers. My only complaint is yes, the side orders to go. Sometimes the dining room is all full, and cannot help but to order to go. They just had the one year anniversary, congratulations! More...

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Jerry L.

12 July 2019

My wife and I are full-time RVers, currently parked in Bakersfield while we visit with family.  As we travel, we check YELP for local, 'home grown' places to eat. So today, we paid a visit to PorkChop and Bubba's BBQ.  First, the Staff is welcoming, very friendly and professional. The entire area is very clean and the aroma is Fantastic, made my mouth start to water. Seating is comfortable, with accommodations for large families. The patio area, with bbq and smoker was clean and busy. The kitchen was partially exposed and clean.Now for the meals!  We have visited other Bakersfield BBQs, and been pleased with each one, the food was tasty and the staff friendly.  However, these folks really know bbq, and they don't want anyone to leave hungry. Each of us had a two-meat combo with two sides, the plates, (not plates actually, more like platters) were large enough for two adults to split! While there, we saw two groups (2 and 3 adults) leave with left-overs.  Between us, we had ribs, pulled pork, brisket, tater tots, potato salad, baked beans and broccoli slaw. The meat was so tender, no knife was necessary; the meat fell away from the rib bones; and the taste, (DELICIOUS), was smoked into the meat, not brushed or poured on the meat. The sides were tasty and ample servings.The prices are reasonable, especially since you're likely to be taking home half of your meal, hence two meals for the price of one.Give yourself a real treat, stop by PorkChop and Bubba's for a great sandwich, even better, a meal with one, two or three meats and a couple sides; you'll be delighted and hooked! ENJOY! More...

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Leslie Billings

12 July 2019

Awesome food. Awesome people and good times.

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Nicole T.

11 July 2019

This is seriously the best BBQ in town! The pulled pork is the best I have had and their garlic tater tots are outstanding, which is a lot for me to say because I am not a tater tot kind of girl. The staff is so friendly and treats you like good family when you are there. Everything I have had there is delicious and in huge portions! I almost always bring a box of leftovers home with me (woohoo! Lunch for tomorrow). Do yourself a huge favor and try this place out! It will quickly become your favorite BBQ in town :) More...

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Robert K.

11 July 2019

I was skeptical which such a high rating, but it's for real.  Had the chicken and ribs.  Meet was flavorful, the seasoning was so good I thought it was sauce, but it wasn't.  It was the rub with the smoke and natural rendering.   This is the real deal BBQ.  Enjoy! More...

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Alana H.

10 July 2019

Amazing!!! Here on a business trip and are here two days in a row because it was the best meats I have ever had. My friend got their secret food item called "crack" because it is so good. The Mac and cheese and tator tots were great, the meat literally melted in my mouth.  We tried the hot links, pulled pork, pit beef and brisket. The brisket ran out the first day but I'm glad we went back because it was the best. Their spicy BBQ sauce was great. The owner came out to check on us and we had a great time. They should try and get a wine and beer license but besides that definitely 5 stars! Anytime I drive through Bakersfield I am stopping by. :) More...

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Jen R.

10 July 2019

This review is long overdue! We first checked it out when it kept popping up on local favorites and we were starving. Let me say that i don't usually like bbq but this place has completely changed my mind. Every time we go, the staff is super friendly and even banter with regular customers. It's a cool atmosphere and awesome team that will go out of their way to make you feel welcome. I can't remember her name but she has beautiful braids; she is fantastic! She always asks if we need anything else and is happy to see us. Might just have go tonight for some delicious bbq. Definitely worth the drive! More...

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Cianne M.

10 July 2019

I have been trying to get to this place for weeks. Traffic construction being done nearby makes it difficult, but it is well worth it to make the effort. I am very picky about tri-tip - it is normally too rare or fatty, or the meat is tough. This is the best tri-tip I have ever had in my entire life, no exaggeration. There is not one ounce of fat; it is done perfectly, and it is so tender you can hardly believe you're eating meat. There are four different sauces you can add to it, and the very large amount of meat is served on a soft, buttered toast roll.  I also loved the potato salad. It was simple but very tasty. At $18 for a sandwich, a small side of potato salad and a small Pepsi, it is a bit pricey for lunch, but it is well worth it. The decor is really cute, with booths, big barrels with wooden table tops, and regular square tables - eclectic and friendly. Outstanding! More...

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Roger H.

8 July 2019

I've had a lot of barbecue but was totally blown away when I tasted Brandon's delicious food.And to meet him he is a humble man and a good family man, I always recommend his place.

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Tina M.

8 July 2019

Today was the day my son had been planning this for a while now...He said mom it's gonna be Pork chop & Bubbas for my bday lunch and lemme tell you he was so freakin excited Lol...We drove up and it was so funny how he was lusting over this place before we even walked in!!! Now some advice from me is do not eat breakfast and btw you won't need to eat dinner either after this hahaha....Staff and Chef amazing sweet people!  And i can completely confirm all of the 5 star reviews and  to me they deserve wayyyy beyond that.  My son got brisket, ribs and chicken with garlic tots and mac and cheese and btw they put a candle in his and sang happy bday to him!! (thank you guys sooo much for that it totally made his day :)I got brisket and ribs with hush puppies and chili beans...Damn literally this is THE BEST BBQ including the sides people i have EVER had in my life!!! like literally my first bite and my sons first bite True Love not even kidding!!!  the meats just melted in my mouth although my fave sauce was the chipotle raspberry this meat is soooo bomb you don't need sauce...those hush puppies with honey butter Omg i ate so much i'm sure my ass grew during my meal!!! LOLGarlic tots addictive and amazing, chili beans wow i dare say they are wayyy better even than mine and i'm a damn good cook.  They brought out a not on the menu item called "crack" wholly sh*t yea it's that good!! If i had 2 stomachs i would've downed all of that too but rest assured it will get eaten as leftovers hehehe....Ohhh pork chop & bubbas we will be back very soon and often This was such an awesome first experience here!!! More...

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Adriane M.

8 July 2019

I love finding news places to eat. I was driving by and decided to stop for lunch. Oh boy, this place did not disappoint! Hubby and I shared a  2 meat plate with 2 sides. It was enough for us as we were trying not to eat too much.  We had the pulled pork and fall of the bones ribs. The sauces were very good too. We sat outside with our dog as only service animals are welcome inside. The staff was kind, friendly and helpful. Thanks yelp for another great meal! More...

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Wendy B.

8 July 2019

Brought A large group of my seniors for dinner the ribs were amazing. Service was even better helped us order our food everything tasted amazing. From the chicken to the trytip everything was wonderful if I can give it more than five stars I would we will be coming back. More...

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Nat Woolfolk

4 July 2019

Amazing... super good food!

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Heidi B.

3 July 2019

The meat is sublime and the garlic tots were amazing. Huge portions! I had the pulled pork; we also ordered brisket and ribs. Seriously delicious. Excellent service- friendly and helpful. Cute decor, too! More...

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Alben C.

2 July 2019

Have you ever craved for something and salivate for it after you've tasted a meal?  Well, this is one of them; actually this is the first for me.  Brief history on how we encountered this spot. After spending a few hard days in Fresno for wrestling camp with my daughter, we headed to Bakersfield to visit my dad.  I figured we might as well look for somewhere good to eat since she worked so hard at camp.  Additionally, we are always on the lookout for some good eating. We happened to find this place through yelp.  Since it had all these reviews I decided I may as well look at pics to make my final decisions on where and what to eat. I have to say that the pictures did not  do this masterpiece  any justice. The food just looked dry in the pictures but OH MAN!!! Was I wrong!!!   Their ribs especially the rub was not overwhelming nor was it dry; it was as tender, succulent   and moist as it can be.   It got to the point that my daughter did not even take the time to take a photo of her food, she just dug in and killed it.  The meats, besides the rib did not need any sauce, but if you insist try the raspberry chipotle sauce.  All I can say is that this spot  needs to be placed on the map as the go to BBQ spot for travelers going through Bakersfield.   ITS A MUST More...

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Shari Bingham Jackson

2 July 2019

3rd time since they have opened. I learned about it from BBQ cook off and won 1st place. Everyone should come try this place out.

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Kim Abrao

2 July 2019

Love love love this place! Very family oriented!!

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Thomas H.

1 July 2019

Lets start by saying If you see a rating for PC&B's less that 4 stars it's more than likely from someone with an ax to grind or don't know good BBQ. This place is legit. I've eaten BBQ all over the country and I always order it w/o sauce so I can see and taste the flavor, and that's what I received here. I ordered the 3 Meat's and more combo with the fresh garlic tater-tots and Mac and Cheese. They were temporarily out of ribs so I got Brisket, Tri-tip and pulled pork, in addition to the 3 meats I also received the house beef (I think as a bonus for not have the ribs)  The flavor was on point and the meat was so tender you could cut it with the plastic fork, that's right that's what I said "the plastic fork". I had so much food that I could not eat it all and had enough leftovers for a second meal (Which my daughter thoroughly enjoyed) I only tried the basic BBQ sauce and if you like the Simi Sweet thin Vinegar based sauce you will love the sauce. The Mac and Cheese is avg at best, but I'm not rating this place for it's Mac. The staff was Friendly, Professional and Patience, being that I was a first time customer I found that rewarding. I didn't take pictures but you can judge the smoke ring by those that did. Do your pallet a favor If you are diving through Bakersfield stop at PC&B's and give it a taste I bet you won't be disappointed. P.S I met the Chef / Owner (Grill Master) very nice guy who you can tell has been sampling all of his dishes LOL. Keep cooking PC&B's I'll be back. More...

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J W.

1 July 2019

It is small, hard to find (we passed it twice), and there isn't much parking. This restaurant is, however, totally worth it! The meats are delicious. The sides are delicious. The barbecue sauce is amazing. Update: I forgot to mention how nice and helpful the staff were. Our server helped me place my order in the least expensive way possible. More...

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Jennifer M.

30 June 2019

Okay so when you are in the middle of eating your food and your already planning what to order off of the menu the next time you come in then you know the food is delicious lol my husband and I were looking for some good BBQ and we found this gem the restaurant is cozy and nice and air conditioned which in Bakersfield is a huge factor the staff was so beyond sweet and helpful even the chef was walking around interacting now the food omg it was good the ribs brisket and sides all were amazing the hush puppies were something I will be craving you have to try this place

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Tony M.

30 June 2019

I have nothing bad to say about this place whatsoever. Probably the best bbq I have ever had and their sides all looked good . I will definitely be going here again when I travel past it. The meats were so tender and flavorful the only disappointment was they ran out of pulled porkWhich it is my understanding the best meat. If I didn't have the best with the other meats I can only imagine how great the pulled pork must be . Give it a shot you won't be disappointed unless of course your vegan More...

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Jennifer N.

29 June 2019

Oh my goodness!! This place is amazing! We got the two meat platters that come with two sides and the portions are HUGE! Hubby got the brisket and hot link which he says were amazing. I also got the brisket but with pit beef (pulled beef) and it was sooooo delish. We tried the hush puppies, garlic tots, baked beans, and potato salad and they were all extremely good. The only downside is that we are just passing through Bakersfield so this can't be a regular spot for us! More...

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R M.

29 June 2019

This might be the BEST BBQ EVER. I was in Bakersfield visiting family and we were looking for a place to eat. I saw this place had great reviews so I suggested we check it out. EVERYONE was glad we did. The 5 of us tried a lil bit of everything. I liked the tri-tip sandwich with garlic tater tots the best. Definitely check this place out! More...

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Carole J. F.

29 June 2019

Best we have ever eaten by far!!! We had the brisket, pulled pork & deep pit combo.  With fried okra & fried green beans. fantastic!!! We will most certainly be back!!! More...

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Tammie R.

29 June 2019

Holy guacamole you better hold on PorkChops & Bubba's BBQ after this review you gonna have to relocate. Your gonna be so busy your gonna need a bigger place lol. I went for pulled pork which they were out of and  I have had before very delicious. (sad) So I asked what was second best. Now the Brisket is the BEST. Best I have ever had. So tender and so much flavor so much meat whoa.  No sauce  the smoke was all that was needed. Portion size was perfect. My sandwich was huge. Not sure why some complain about portion size come on people how much food do you need a one time. I'm sure there is a buffet open somewhere. My hubby ordered two meats and two sides, good prices.  I read in a review they have a garlic hoagie's for sure my next brisket sandwich.  I ordered the sweet potato fries which were good but, probably better to eat in restaurant. Hubby had garlic homemade chips da bomb. My go to next time. I ate so much, stuffed, overfull.  Very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and food. More...

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Cindi Martin Mundschau

29 June 2019

Best BBQ we have had in a LONG time. Gf beans too, tried three meats and each tender and tasty. The garlic tots were bomb and their sauces amazing. We will be back! Their love for military and law enforcement is very clear in the decor. More...

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Scott M.

28 June 2019

Can't believe this half chicken meal is only $8. Some of the best BBQ I've had! Unbelievable for the price. The beans are sweet but also heavy on black pepper. The Mac and cheese is creamy with a slight spice. The chicken is insanely Smokey and moist and a huge portion. The location is hard to get to right now due to construction but worth the effort. Check it out! More...

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Charles R.

28 June 2019

The pulled pork sandwich was great! Enjoyed the  atmosphere and will definitely go back again.

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C C.

28 June 2019

So good! We have had BBQ all around the South and as a proud Carolinian, I almost didn't want to put this review up but this is definitely the best BBQ we have ever had. The meats were juicy and flavorful. The sauces were yummy. Of course, we loved the mustard sauce. More...

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Crystal S.

27 June 2019

We had the ribs ,tri-tip, with sides. OMG! We live 3 hours away , first time here passing through town. My husband states, and I quote " I will drive the 3 hours get a hotel room to eat here again" lol. High five, your food is spectacular! Staff is friendly , place is clean More...

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Samantha H.

26 June 2019

A little hidden gem, we hit the jackpot when we found this place on our way to Yosemite. I would even drive out from Huntington Beach just to have those ribs again.  Amazing service!  Don't pass this place up! New favorite More...

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Priscilla M.

26 June 2019

Everything about this place is phenomenal! The staff is always super patient when we go in because there are always 10 of us that go in. The food is amazing! My husband thinks it's the best in town. He usually gets ribs if they are still available and then if not he'll get the tri-tip sandwich. With a side of potato salad. And thankfully it does not taste like the stuff you get in a container (yuck)!I always get the hot link and thankfully it's not too spicy because I'm a chicken but it has some kick where it doesn't just taste like sausage. More...

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Beth E.

25 June 2019

We have tried every barbecue joint in Bakersfield, and this is hands down the best!  I always order the chicken, which is perfectly smoked every time. My husband and sons love the tri tip. Their Mac and cheese is heavenly, and they have the best tater tots in town. What the restaurant lacks in size, they make up for in service and flavor! More...

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John D.

25 June 2019

I've had a fair amount of famous Texas brisket, but PC&B's takes the prize--a gem in Bakersfield, CA

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Maria G.

25 June 2019

Awesome bbq place . The ribs melt in your mouth! Pork is delicious. Fried okra is awesome & so the sweet potatoes! Super friendly staff also. I cant wait to go back when in the area!! More...

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Mauricio V.

24 June 2019

I been wanting to try Bubba's for a while now. All my buddies and wife usually rave about this place. Let me start off with the restaurant. It's clean and has a rustic barn feel. Barrel base tables and distressed boots. There's a awesome chair reserved for Our fallen soldiers in the corner which I loved. The young lady in the front was helpful and the menu is easy to read. They have a soda machine with free refills. The food is pretty well priced for a bbq spot after the tip I believed it came out to about 40 dollars. Now on to the food, I had the Beef pit sammich with the Mac and cheese, the meat was really dry wasn't much flavor to it. I had to chew it for a while before swallowing it, good thing was that the bbq sauces on the table where actually really tasty from the raspberry one to my favorite the mustard one. But The Mac and cheese was good nice and creamy. it could honestly be due to us showing up later in the afternoon was around 5:30pm. And the bbq was getting old? Who knows but it was a bit dry to me. My wife said hers was good. I'm gonna try it again during a lunch time to give it a updated review. I really think it was 3 1/2 stars but since I can't give half's I'll round up to 4. Just cause the service was really good and the place was clean. More...

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Melony D.

22 June 2019

Wow!  I did not know about the place until I searched for restaurants near me on Yelp.  I saw that this place had a lot of reviews and that the reviews were consistent.  The people do not lie!  Lol.I came here with my fiance to try their bbq.  It was super cute on the inside.  Totally loved the vibe.  We tried the trip-tip and ribs with a side of mac n cheese and stank tater tots.  IT WAS ALL AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS!  They had a variety of bbq sauces on the tables.  The workers were all very friendly and often came by to check if we needed anything.  I could not finish my food and asked for to-go containers and a worker gave me a container for every sauce that they had.  I am in love with this place and already looking forward to coming back. More...

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Marianne Harbin

22 June 2019

Great food and great people in a fun atmosphere. Love this place.

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Conrad C.

21 June 2019

Found this hidden gem on my last work related trip To Bakersfield, CA.  Great staff and atmosphere. I had the beef plate with Mac and Cheese, cole slaw, and Hush Puppies. Everything was delicious.  Can't wait to go again when I'm in Bakersfield More...

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Kevin H.

21 June 2019

Just left Bubba's the Brisket was excellent wife had the pulled pork also excellent. Through in the hush puppies, baked beans and creamy mac cheese excellent all the way around. It was our first time there and won't be our last. 5-Stars More...

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Catherine M.

21 June 2019

Absolutely delicious!  A must try. It was so good this was our first time trying this place and what a yummy find.

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Arezu F.

20 June 2019

This place is delicious. Love the hometown feel and welcoming attitudes of the employees. We were immediately noticed as first timers by who I assume was the owner, who gave an explanation of all the options and off-menu items. Now, onto the meat of this review-Their ribs were fall of the bone soft with a flavor I had yet to experience before. Super unique seasoning and I opted for the raspberry barbecue sauce which had a tiny kick to it and was other worldly delicious. Mac and cheese was fire and baked beans were sweet and tasty. Thank you for indulging my barbecue desires you wizards of food. Will be back. More...

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Jim H.

20 June 2019

Great BBQ!  Looks to be family owned since the guy at the counter had his baby strapped to him. Not complaining, it was cute! Small eating area, even smaller parking lot, but the street is available. Will definitely be going back More...

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Savanah E.

20 June 2019

Absolutely Best Bbq spot in town. Such a comfortable vibe and great staff. Everything we had was amazing!

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Ensley D.

20 June 2019

Loved this place! Came here after work around 2:30 when there were only a few people in there (I guess it's usually packed) which was nice and relaxing. I ordered the pork ribs with mac n' cheese and fried okra. They don't sauce their meats because there are 3 or 4 BBQ sauces to choose from at each table. The raspberry chipotle sauce was recommended to me so I went with that. The ribs were phenomenal, the sauce was perfect, mac was cheesy, and the okra was crispy! Every single thing on my plate was delicious. I could barely pick up the ribs because all the meat was just falling off the bone. I will definitely be coming here again. Also, the staff was super helpful and nice! Met the owner and his family as well, great hard working people. This is a great local business to support! More...

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Matt S.

18 June 2019

When I first found out there was another BBQ joint where Uncles BBQ used to be, I made it a point to check it out.  As with all things BBQ, I was both hopeful as well as skeptical.We ordered a ton of food to go in order to get a decent sampling.  While waiting we observed the staff being polite and professional.  We also noted that the facility was clean and tidy.Once home we decided that the grub was decent but not 5 stars quite decent.  For instance the brisket (arguably the hardest meat to smoke properly) was tender and moist yay!  But the tri-tip was the driest i had ever had.  In fact I didn't think it was possible to dry out tri-tip until this.But over all we were happy and will be back at some point.  I would recommend this joint to family and friends. More...

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Mark Anderson

16 June 2019

loved the brisket sandwich the colossal beef rib was awesome too. can't wait to try the chicken and ribs. soon!

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B M.

14 June 2019

Rarely do I leave a review on yelp but today I felt it was necessary to leave a review. This was my first time eating at this BBQ joint. I ordered the brisket sandwich. It was amazing. The meat was soooo tender and the brioche bun was perfect. I went with the spicy bbq sauce which was also awesome. Coleslaw side was again incredible. To top it all off the service was amazing from the front of the house. The BBQ master also came around to check on people. This place sets the bar for what a bbq joint should be. More...

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Steven S.

13 June 2019

I got off the freeway and found this place on yelp. I got the three meat dinner with Sy Tsi and everything was so delicious. The true pitmaster making all the meats here. More...

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Terry C.

12 June 2019

I have tried several items from their menu and it always is great. So far we have only gotten take-out, and it travels well (makes it home clear across town). I do wish they had some dessert items, ...like cobbler or something. More...

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David R.

12 June 2019

Good food and the staff were outstanding. A little off our beaten path but worth the drive. BBQ was not a carbon copy of everybody else's in town.

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Daryl H.

12 June 2019

Saw the reviews and thought with that many high one had to be good. Man were we right on that.  My group had the tri-tip two ways and I had the rib meal. Food was spot on top level. From the main courses to the sides everything was excellent. Highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner. Prices may be higher than you normally plan for lunch but worth every penny. More...

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Karen L.

12 June 2019

Had a great pit beef plate with slaw, which was great,  not so much a fan of the mac n cheese, but then we're kinda snobs about that... so glad I had the pit instead of the brisket, (they let me try a sample, later... ) the sauces on the table were all great but my favorite was raspberry chipoltle! Yummy!!! We will come back from Tehachapi for this! Wow wow wow More...

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Ana R.

12 June 2019

Omg best bbq place tried pul-pork, mac n cheese, tater tots loaded with chilli and cheese the best anyone who wants to try bbq you need to try this place and you won't regret it

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David R.

12 June 2019

If your looking for bbq this is the place ! Ordered 3 meat plate brisket,ribs and chicken which were all on point. The sides were just as good ,Staff was really courteous and good environment. I would definitely recommend this to anyone , see for your self you won't be disappointed More...

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G A.

12 June 2019

The barbecue here is the best in town (my opinion). My new favorite spot for brisket, tri tip, and chicken. The team they have is so friendly and serve with a smile.

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Driftwood M.

11 June 2019

Nowadays, I hate handing out 5 stars to just any establishment, be it a restaurant, a hotel, a service, et al. But this BBQ joint is the closest I can get to giving a 5 star because they deserve it. I'm a foodie and quite a snob when it comes to what I am eating. And I'm okay with being called snooty, because well, food is mostly subjective. I've heard so many excellent things about this place, that I couldn't resist any longer. It was on my bookmark list and I had to scratch it off my "to eat place." I'm not the biggest fan of BBQ because it can be super heavy and I'm not in the best of health to be eating what I call southern comfort food aka fried everything, meat meat meat, and the heaviness that comes along with it. This is not a place you go to lose weight or get your cholesterol under control. So enough about me. On to the review of the eats! It's in a small parking lot shared with a Mexican restaurant next door, which I'm not sure why is there. I guess it's part demographics and part what one is in the mood for? But, I can't judge the other restaurant because I've never been there.I walked in and was greeted warmly by the pretty gal taking my order. I checked in and ordered the Tri-tip plate that comes with two sides. I opted for the fried green beans and coleslaw (I needed something a bit refreshing at least to offset the heaviness of what I was about to divulge myself into).My order came within 5 minutes and it was a generous portion of four thick slabs of tri-tip. I could smell the smokiness and the love already. I took my first bite and I was in a state of Nirvana. Who would've thought one of the best BBQ joints would be located in BAKERSFIELD?!?! Has anyone from the Food Network come to visit this place because it's as damn close as you are going to get to authentic BBQ; and I've been to Texas, Illinois, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana! It was moist and juicy and I bet if I were to come right when they had opened, it would've been more so. Still, excellent flavor. On to the sides: Yes the fried green beans were heavy but that delicious, tangy, spicy sauce it came with was a pleasure to dip in. On to the coleslaw...it was good! Nothing really bad I can say about it. The sauces provided on the table were a plus: Spicy BBQ, Rasberry BBQ, and Mustard (which I didn't use) so kudos to whoever the company was that made them. By the end of the meal, the pretty gal I mentioned earlier saw me clean my plate and offered to take it away; she is very sweet. I was so full she thought I was going to pass out and she said: "That's why we need a gurney in here!" I chuckled and left PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ extremely satisfied.I am definitely coming back but not often since I do have minor health issues related to my heart but in conclusion, DO NOT MISS THIS PLACE! FANTABULOUS! More...

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Renee G.

10 June 2019

I have never had chicken this goooooood!!! And everything else we had was delish as well. We had the brisket and hot links  this is going to be a for sure bbq staple for me now. Totally wish this place was open when I was going to bhs ten years ago. More...

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Liz N Frank Jiménez

8 June 2019

BBQ BEEF RIBS AND SPUDNACHOS WITH BRISKET WHERE THE BOMB!

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Elizabeth B.

7 June 2019

The brisket was excellent! We did find the chicken to be very bland though with hardly any bbq taste.

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Brian H.

7 June 2019

We made our first visit yesterday at lunch.  It was busy, and with good reason I presume.  Our waitress was so nice, and explained a lot of the menu, and how the establishment got its name (nicknames of the owner's two daughters).  My wife and I shares a '2 meat / 2 side' meal... tri-tip, pulled pork, mac 'n cheese and slaw.  The meat was perfect... and nearly melted in our mouths.  We really liked the house BBQ sauces... very bold and flavorful.  The raspberry chiptole sauce was our favorite in the end, but they were all delicious.  They were out of brisket when we first came in, but our waitress knew we wanted to try it.  When it was available later, she brought us a large sample... smoky, tender and wonderfully delicious.  My only unanswered craving was for some desert. Nothing available right now, but they said they may have 'Texas sheet cake'' in the future... great choice.  The soundtrack playing was awesome... Texas electric blues.  This is a must-stop place for lovers of great local BBQ! More...

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Sarah T.

6 June 2019

I came with my family for a special event and I never tried this place and honestly for my first time i thinks it's good food. My siblings liked the tater tots and the burger haha to much for em go handle it they liked it. More...

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Audrey M.

6 June 2019

Driving through Bakersfield - stopped for gas & food. Looked for something local - !!! Oh Myyyyyyy - awesome pork ribs, dry rub & excellent sauce! Ooooooh My! Great garlic potato tots!! Would I stop again? You betcha! More...

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Wendy M.

6 June 2019

Excellent stop!  Hubby and I had the brisket. It was so moist and delicious!  Hush puppies were amazing, as were the chili cheese spuds. Owner came out and talked to us a couple of times.   We are "smoke house snobs" having gone all over from the Smoky Mountains to SoCal and this one will not disappoint!  We will be back next time we are in the area. More...

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Mark A.

6 June 2019

This is great bbq. Brisket has great texture and flavor, just perfect. The sauce was perfect as well, not too sweet,  not too hot. Cant wait to go back.

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Dave S.

6 June 2019

Stopped here on a return back home seen the reviews and figure why not! Walked in and was greeted by a very nice lady she came over and gave us the run down of the menu super nice we ordered our food and grabbed our seats (very nice the seats move to accommodate larger ppl as well as the table always a plus!!) our food came out nice and hot I ordered the tri tip and brisket with both sides of beans (2 different types) the brisket was nice and tender same with the tri tip had a since smoke to em (maybe it was me but could have used a little more seasoning only reason this place got a 4 star instead of 5 will have to make a return trip to make sure!) the beans were excellent the chili beans were nice and hearty plenty of chili powder really have em a nice flavor not sure what was in the bbq beans had a good flavor but couldn't tell what it was kinda odd at first but then it was like damn these are good! Lol the sauces were good although wasn't a big fan of the mustard sauce the others were nice and complimented the meats very well all and all nice place to stop if ya want some good bbq but get there early (pulled pork was sold out!! Seems to be a thing here lol most of the other reviews said the same thing!) More...

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Erica A.

5 June 2019

My husband and I just tried this place out for the first time today. It is by far hands down THE best BBQ we have had in Bakersfield. Between the two of us we had a platter of chicken, brisket, tri-tip, and hot links. Everything was perfect the brisket tore apart beautifully. You truly have to be a meat lover to appreciate what PC&B's putting out. Amanda was our host. She was welcoming and on top of everyone's needs in the building. The green beans were fried to perfection and get this they actually use fresh green beans! This is our new BBQ spot! More...

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Ryan B.

5 June 2019

Yes. This bbq hits every note right.  The brisket has a consistent Smokey flavor through and has a consistency that is fork tender and melts in your mouth.   The ribs were also perfectly cooked to fall right off the bone and also have a great flavor without being saucy.  The pulled pork was sold out by 5:00 on a Friday, so obviously that is a favorite I'll have to come back to try.  As for sides, the hush puppies and butter were amazing, but the fried okra was bland and seemed like it was processed and came out of a bag.  Honestly, that just tells me they focus on their bbq and I'd rather have masterful crafted meats than have the quality suffer because they were too focused on the sides. More...

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Joshua G.

5 June 2019

Came here for the first time with my beautiful Kentucky vixen. It was amazing!! If not the best one of the best bbq places in town. Brisket, pulled pork and hot link was awesome. And the sides are excellent!! On top of the great flavors, the portions are very generous. My new go to bbq spot! More...

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Mike R.

5 June 2019

I don't usually review restaurants at which I only have eaten once, but we only go through Bakersfield a time or two each year and I wanted to get out the word about this place. Yelp reviewers recommended this place so highly that we decided to pick up some 'que to bring back to the hotel at which we stay.  It is close to the hotel, so it seemed like a safe bet. We got two brisket sandwiches.  I asked for one of them to be cut in half and an extra paper plate provided so the sandwich could be shared by two people.  The server was very accommodating and did as I asked. The sandwiches themselves did not disappoint, with the caveat that I did not discern any smokiness in the brisket whatsoever. That makes it more roast beef and less 'que.  It ended up not mattering, though, because the brisket was, simply, the very best quality that I ever have had in a sandwich and there was a ton of it.  The texture was perfect, just a bit toothsome, as brisket should be; the beef was crazy moist without being excessively fatty; and the serving was well-carved.  The bun was toasted and buttered and just melted in the mouth. I could have used more barbeque sauce, but I didn't miss it all that much because the meat itself was so flavorful.The sandwiches come with one side apiece.  My wife said the potato salad was fine and I thought the cole slaw adequate.  (The slaw benefited from an infusion of the mustard sauce that came with the sandwich.)I don't know when we next will be in Bakersfield around a mealtime, but, when we are, we will seek out this place.  That brisket is worth looking forward to trying again. More...

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Alex A.

31 May 2019

Loved it all.  The brisket was amazing.  The staff was helpful and very polite.  Didn't get a chance to take pictures because our group just devoured the food.  This place is a gem.  Go support your local busines in Bakersfield. More...

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Elle E.

31 May 2019

My oh my!This place is da bomb!Everything we ate was delicious, from the Hush Puppies to the Trip-Tip and everything in between.We had 4 different types of meat between the 4 of us and each one was better, juicer, tender and more flavorful than the next.The staff were a delight. So nice to see smiling faces when you walk in the door and they came to ask us if we needed anything or had any questions several times. They took time to explain everything on the menu that we had questions about.The owner, Brandon was very outgoing. He came out to each table and spoke with the guests, he made us feel at home, like we were old friends in his kitchen.Put this one on your list of places to visit. You won't be disappointed!-Cheers More...

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Alethia Rodriguez

31 May 2019

Was kinda leary cuz I'm from out of town and never heard of this place. We were actually going to Lucille's and I'm so glad my brother n law told us to come here. DELISH!!! Great food, great service and great prices!!! More...

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Anthony P.

29 May 2019

Definitely the best ribs and brisket in town. Everything on my plate was prepared with love. Best bbq I've probably ever had since moving here from the Midwest. Everything was just perfect. Highly recommend this place and will be back again. More...

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Gwen R.

29 May 2019

Amazing food! We stopped by before attending the NKOTB concert. My parents and I are trying to limit our carbs, so it was very tempting to ditch the diet, but we stuck to meat (tri tip, brisket and pulled pork) and garden salads. Everything was delicious! We will definitely be back when we are in the area and next time we will be trying some sides :) The owner and cashier were also very friendly and personable. My dad is a Navy Veteran, so we were very happy to support a Veteran owned business. More...

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Danielle C.

28 May 2019

The atmosphere is cozy but not cramped. We went in and were immediately greeted and helped. The menu was easy to read and not overdid. I ordered a tritip basket with beans and sweet potato fries. My boyfriend ordered a two meat basket with brisket, hot links, macaroni and cheese, and sweet potato fries. However when I received my food the girl said here's your brisket basket set it down and left. I got up and asked the other girl behind the counter about it as I ordered tritip not brisket. She looked at my food and told me that it was tritip. I know the difference and it was indeed brisket but I didn't want to argue and was interested in the brisket so I ate it. The food was all excellent. My boyfriend loved all of his food as well. We will be returning and I will be ordering tritip More...

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Grant I.

27 May 2019

This place is what every bbq place should be like.If god made bbq this would be it. The rustic atmosphere makes for a cozy environment. The staff are so kind and are very welcoming. The 4 different bbq sauces made in house are to die for.Every time I come to Bakersfield I know where I will be stopping for lunch. If there was a 6 star rating this place would deserve it. More...

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Jacquelyn B.

27 May 2019

The person who took my to go order was very nice and polite. All the staff seemed friendly. I ordered the three meat meal (ribs, pulled pork, and hot links with baked beans and potato salad for sides), a pound of pulled pork, and a  side of fried okra. The meat was all delicious: the ribs were the best I ever had and I'm from Oklahoma. They were so incredibly tender and well seasoned. The okra was a delight. My issue is I asked for extra sauce and we only got one small thing of sauce for all the meat we ordered. I didn't realize our lack of sauce until we got to our hotel and it was too late. Pork Chop and Bubba's is more of an eat in than take out restaurant. When I went in to order I noticed each table had all four homemade sauces which looked amazing. More...

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Kelley Chagoya Sneed

27 May 2019

The pulled pork and tri tip sandwiches are amazing. Fried okra and mac n cheese were amazing.

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Eileen B.

25 May 2019

We are so glad we stopped here. Great BBQ and very nice people. We split a 3 meat meal. The brisket and pulled pork were the stars. Both very tender and tasty. The chicken was also very good. Loved the beans. Lots of flavor. The fries were amazing. Almost felt like they were double fried. Very well seasoned and nicely cooked. The slaw was also tasty but could have used a little more salt. Easily added though. I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for excellent BBQ. We were just traveling through and only a few minutes off of 99. We will definitely be back! More...

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Lourdes R.

25 May 2019

Compliments to the grill master! The ribs were delicious and those garlic tots are addicting. The service was stellar! It has 5 stars for a reason!

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Jacob W.

24 May 2019

Absolutely phenomenal BBQ. I had the pulled pork sammich with hush puppies, hush puppies were served with a honey butter dipping sauce, meal was served with raspberry and original BBQ sauce. I'm from the South and this was by far the best I've tasted since leaving. The cook came out to make sure our meal was good and that we were happy. 10/10 recommend! More...

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Lita P.

23 May 2019

I'm so glad I came across Porkchop&Bubbas BBQ on Yelp because the food was so amazing!!! The woman who was working Monday afternoon was very sweet! And the BAKED BEANS WERE OUT OF THIS WORLD. More...

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Gene P.

22 May 2019

I was passing through town and craving something good on the way back to Los Angeles.  So glad my girlfriend and I stopped here because it was one of the best BBQ meals I've ever had (and I've had some great BBQ like Slab, Peg Leg Porker, Martin's BBQ, etc).  The lady working the register took her time to walk around the counter and explain the menu in full detail.  We went with the two item combo with brisket and pulled pork.  Absolutely delicious.  The brisket portions were part fatty and part lean so it was nice to get both.  The pulled pork was so juicy as well.  For sides we got the baked beans (UNREAL) and the tator tots (covered with garlic and butter).  I'm sad that this place is so far from home but if I'm ever passing through, I will make sure to come back here again.  One of the gentlemen working there also saw that we had our dog with us and gave us some scraps "for the pup." So kind of him.  I can see why this place has 5-star reviews.  Hospitality as good as the food. :) More...

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Amir B.

21 May 2019

I had the pulled pork sandwich with the "stinky" tots (garlic, Parmesan and buttered tots) along with a side of Mac n cheese. The brioche bun was perfectly buttered and soft, and the pulled pork was super tender and generously cut. They make their own sauces; I tried their regular BBQ sauce which was very flavorful. The special tots they have here definitely lived up to the hype! By far the best BBQ in town. More...

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Jose S.

20 May 2019

Decided to try this place out. Great service from the beginning. Tried the 2 meat combo with 2 sides. Brisket is best ive had in a while..its smokey and juicy and great flavor. Also got the pork ribs and fell off the bone after each bite.. complemented it with cheesy mac n cheese n garlic tater tots. The bbq sauces are tasty as well n added more flavor to the meats. I enjoyed the spicy bbq sauce the most. Overall great food and they are attentive. More...

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Ang C.

20 May 2019

Tried this place last week. Loved the decor. Waitresses were very nice and super helpful. Brisket is crazy good! Really enjoyed the hush puppies as well. We will be back!

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elias c.

19 May 2019

I came to town for a concert and found this gem on yelp. I have been smoking meat for years and find it very difficult to find bbq joints that meet my standards. The brisket had a very nice smoke ring, tender and moist. The ribs had an interesting rub on them, cooked to perfection.  Sides were good, not over seasoned. The service was excellent, overall a great experience and if I'm ever back in the area I will be returning. More...

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Amanda Cali C.

19 May 2019

We tried PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ for the first time yesterday and it was amazing. We had the pull pork sandwich, ribs, brisket, garlic and chili cheese suds.  The meat was so tender, juicy, and had perfect flavor. They allowed us to try all four of their bbq sauce they were all so good we can't pick a favorite. The portions were large we had leftovers which still tasted amazing the next day. The service was also fast and good. If you haven't already you need to try this local gem. More...

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Nicholas S.

17 May 2019

It was national BBQ day so I had to come here. Me and my dad were heading up to the bay area and we stopped here for lunch. My dad got the tri tip and he really liked his. I got the ribs with Mac and Cheese, and Stanky Tots.  I thought the ribs were a little too fall off the bone. They were still great though. The tots were awesome. I really liked the BBQ sauces. They had spicy BBQ (which I didn't try), BBQ (also didn't try), a mustard one (don't remember the name), and a raspberry chipotle BBQ sauce. More...

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Stephanie Armendariz

17 May 2019

Best barbq in town by far!! Friendly and comfortable atmosphere. Definitely will be going back.

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Bailey H.

16 May 2019

Great place! Veteran friendly, great food, worth the drive, cool atmosphere. Fire barbecue, wish they had beer!

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Raina C.

15 May 2019

First time here, we came during the lunch hour and we were so impressed. We shared the four meat plate with tri tip, brisket, pulled pork and ribs. All of the meats were delicious and so so tender. Hush puppies were awesome as well. Nice clean atmosphere, friendly people and parking was easy. We will definitely be back! More...

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Victor A.

15 May 2019

This is the best brisket I have ever had in California hands down. Wow....Brisket sandwich on a garlic hoagie is the perfect combo. You don't need the bbq either the smoke is amazing....I would drive from La to Bakersfield just to eat here. Amazing More...

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Eli J.

15 May 2019

My wife and I love to stop by different bbq spots wherever we go. We happened to be rolling thru Bako and saw the great reviews so we decided to try it out. This place is in the back of a small strip mall of stores and sort of hard to see. You'll find it with navigation no prob. This place is nicely decorated with typical bbq stuff and is homey. The cashier/waitress was really nice and helpful. We ordered 4 meats brisket, tri tip, chicken, ribs. We also got Mac and cheese chili beans and garlic Parmesan tater tots on the waitresses suggestion. Everything was really good brisket and chicken being the stand outs for me. Wife and daughter loved the tater tots and Mac and cheese. It was hard to distinguish the brisket from tri tip. The only thing I didn't care for was the ribs they seemed way over done and way over rubbed and quite salty. The chili beans were another good dish. the owner was a really nice guy and even showed me his pit. I'd definitely return and definitely want to try the brisket sandwich. Honestly I give this place 4.5 stars. Great job nice staff! More...

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Vera B.

14 May 2019

This place is hoppin' and I wouldn't be at all surprised if they will need to expand. The food is exceptional and being new to Bakersfield, we find PorkChop and Bubba's to be the best BBQ in the area. We've tried several - many are overpriced and the meat is fatty. Not here! The brisket and the ribs were phenomenal. I'd pick up a rib and the meat fell off of the bone. Their BBQ sauces are great too, I particularly like their Raspberry Chipotle BBQ sauce. Oh, yum. They serve the meats as sandwiches and offer salads as well. We keep going back to the sandwiches because we love the side dishes - waffle sweet potato fries are divine, and they offer garlic fries which are wonderful. We find we can eat half a sandwich apiece and take the other half home for later - it's a LOT of meat. It isn't an inexpensive outing but the food quality makes it worth it - and we've paid a lot more for sub-quality food. You'll get delicious BBQ here every time. It's just gotten so popular that parking and seating can be a challenge during the lunch hour. Order it to go or come on off times, it's a comfortable place to hang out and enjoy your meal. I guarantee you will. More...

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Tom R.

13 May 2019

I would prefer if you did not come to my favorite BBQ Joint in the world. Stay away. Don't ever order the life changing tater tots with garlic. Please. Go away. Nothing to see here. More...

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Dan H.

12 May 2019

So I consider myself somewhat of a BBQ fanatic.  I have eaten at several of the best BBQ joints in Kansas City and in Memphis for example.  I will travel a good distance for good BBQ.  I came through LAX two days ago and drove here for a work appt, and tried to find something good to eat.  5 stars on yelp  I was very skeptical, especially as I wasn't in TX.  I don't know about their pulled pork, I don't know about their chicken or ribs, but I got their freakin amazing brisket.  This place is absolutely legit!!!  I'm not sure if I just got there at the right time and got just finished meat from the smoker, but it was insanely good.  Super tender, just the right amount of fat, awesome smoke on this sandwich...In Bakersfield, CA?!  I do not say this lightly, that may have been the best brisket I've ever had.  I may be back for work and if so I will FOR SURE be back, I have to try more. P.S. The Mac n cheese side is pretty dang tasty, I'm sure most everything is. More...

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Daniel P.

11 May 2019

I ordered the brisket based off of the recommendation of my coworkers. Sometimes brisket scares me because it's either fatty or hard as a rock. I will say that the brisket at PorkChop and Bubba's is the BEST I'VE EVER HAD. Super tender, meaty and packed with flavor. The bun was perfectly toasted. I highly recommend either no sauce or the mustard. The meat needs nothing. It is perfect by itself. More...

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Kristin M.

11 May 2019

My husband and I love it here! The staff is so kind and the food is ridiculously good. There is a reason there are so many trophies, medals and ribbons around...they take their barbecuing SERIOUSLY and it shows. Fave place in town! More...

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Eric Garza

10 May 2019

Amazing brisket sandwich! Food never disappoints! #foodcoma #bestbbq

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Rachel P.

9 May 2019

We are huge fans! The guy at the register was super helpful with recommendations and we were not let down! The food was great and so was the service. The brisket is so good!

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Rhonda P.

9 May 2019

Excellent food I had the pulled pork sandwich comes with coleslaw which I had on the side instead of in the sandwich. The meat melted in my mouth, it was yummy. I had homemade potato chips as the side, but I added another side of fried okra. It was all delicious. I will come back again. More...

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Rhonda Cowell Pierce

9 May 2019

I ate at Porkchop & Bubba’s BBQ today they are at 1230 H St (east side of BHS). They are open Monday-Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm. If you get a chance check them out. More...

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Angel A.

8 May 2019

This is by far the best brisket I've and I've had plenty! The balance in the meat is just perfect. Just the right amount of fat to keep it juicy. Portions on sides and meat are also more than generous. Don't miss out!!The table that's setup to honor our fallen heroes is also a really nice touch. As a former Marine I take pride in seeing this. More...

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Joanne B.

8 May 2019

Absolutely fantastic!  The brisket was perfect, and the sides amazing.  Going to check out the rib on Saturdays.  Professional and very informative staff.  They have it right!  Bravo!

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Myke L.

8 May 2019

Hands down the best BBQ place in Kern. The brisket will melt in your mouth and will have you coming back for more. This is my go to spot in Bako!

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Doug MacDonald

8 May 2019

Great brisket and side dishes. Friendly staff and pit master.

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Shannon D.

7 May 2019

Pretty good BBQ in Bakersfield! The pork ribs were super tender and tasty. Tri-tip too. Brisket was decent but maybe a little dry. The fried okra.....nomnomnom! Tater tots were nice and crispy. Excellent service, friendly staff. More...

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C G.

6 May 2019

We had the pulled pork sandwich with garlic tots and a two meat plate with ribs and brisket with sides of baked beans and Mac & cheese and it was all BOMB! So good! More...

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Sarah G.

5 May 2019

Best BBQ in Bakersfield! Owner is great and we love that it's close by. It's a little far for some people who aren't near the downtown area, but it's worth the drive. Quality meat and all his specials are delicious. More...

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Wennie C.

4 May 2019

Hands down the best BBQ place in town. When I was pregnant, I had a crazy craving for BBQ and this hit every spot that I was craving. Every meat and sides they have is so delicious. You won't be disappointed with this place. More...

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Steven R.

4 May 2019

There are no words to describe how awesome this place is! How awesome the food is! How BIG the ribs are! Everything is perfect here! Even the salads! They deserve 10 stars More...

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Giovanni C.

4 May 2019

Really great BBQ! I had a really great meal, delicious really. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that when I ordered for pick up they didn't have it ready for me after saying I'm on my way and I'll be there in an estimated 20 minutes I could tell by the hostess' facial expression when she went behind to the kitchen and yelled aloud the "pick up is here".....like I wasn't going to show up LOL. I wasn't too bothered by it since I was not in a hurry but it would be a different story if circumstances where changed, you know what I mean. I understand the idea of wasting food for someone who doesn't show up that's very rude and that calls for that person to be put on the blocked list but it's just unfortunate in todays age that another person's word is no good anymore.... but I'll say this and I'll say it again there food is GREAT! More...

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Tim A.

4 May 2019

Incredible food, I got the ribs with fries and baked beans for sides, everything was absolutely delicious, everyone in my party had something different and everybody loved it, I cannot wait to come back and pig out again!

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Double M.

3 May 2019

First off. Wow.The brisket is DELICIOUS. Not kind of good, Not alright I'm talking top notch. It's tender, juicy and cooked to perfection. The sides were on point. I had cole slaw and Mac and both hit the mark. The owner was friendly, personable and helped guide me on my awesome lunch choice. I could go on and on but here's the bottom line. This place has it together as they are cool calm and collected. Which is rare from the other in town bbq joints.The food is the real deal. This is the best bbq in Bakersfield and quite possibly in all of California.If you want damn good bbq then I recommend coming here. More...

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Ricardo R.

1 May 2019

This is my favorite BBQ place. There is yet to be something on the menu I did not like. I've recommended this place to several people and they have given me their first born in thanks for introducing them to such smokey goodness!In all seriousness this place will not disappoint, even if you consider yourself a BBQ coinasueir, which I don't. Try the mack & cheese with tater tots and a  chopped up hot link...you can thank me later.Customer service is a 10 which is a relief since few business offer good customer service. Food taste and quality is a 10, some say a little pricey. I don't feel the prices are bad since you get good portion sizes. Also consider most BBQ places charge you the same or more for inferior tasting BBQ. I hope this review encourages people to go and give this place a try, guarantee you will be back for more. More...

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bettina h.

1 May 2019

We were heading down from Yosemite to San Diego and decided to have lunch here. This is the best brisket I ever had, no joke! My husband got the ribs and it was delicious as well. The prices are reasonable and staff is super friendly. Will definetely come back! More...

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Mike L.

1 May 2019

The prices are very fair. This is BBQ, so it's not going to cost the same as a combo meal at a fast food joint. The portions are just right. You won't leave hungry, but you won't feel like you were on man vs. food either. The taste, it's excellent. I'm not going to say it's the best, but I will comfortably say I've not had better in town. The service is where this place shines. You can tell the cook values how well you enjoy the food. He came out and asked me how my brisket was. I told him it was a brave move only giving me a fork to eat with until I realized it was so tender I did not need a knife. This place cares about the customer. It has the home grown feel that is missing in most others. I would recommend this place versus any other bbq joint in town, and not be worried about the person not having an excellent experience. More...

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Jenn R.

30 April 2019

I discovered this little gem from word of mouth from a friend of mine. Me being the Yelper I am decided to research on Yelp. 5 star what?! So I of course wanted to give this place a shot. The establishment is located a ways away from my neck of the woods, California and H. Super easy to get to and was able to find parking no problem. Upon arrival we were instantly greeted by the lady at the register, Amanda, she was so patient with me as I was scanning the menu board above the register. I decided on the deep pit beef sammich with the mac and cheese. The restaurant was slow at the time I was there, about 2:15 pm. Must have been after their rush, some reviews had said they tend to get busy at prime hours and run out of some items, was not the case for me :) Food came out quickly and was delivered to the booth. Great portions. I had to stare at the sammich for a second to figure out how to make my move. I ended up trying to be somewhat lady like and cut it in half haha. Took my first bite, there was so much flavor! Meat was seasoned to perfection. I honestly did not have to put BBQ sauce on it, but on the tables they have a nice variety of 4 different sauces that caught my attention. I opted to try the original, thin yes, but I believe that it is meant to compliment the meat, not over power. The mac and cheese was a nice surprise. I have tried a few different places and they always are afraid of seasoning it. Perfect amount of salt in my opinion. My friend had ordered the Brisket Sammich, that brisket fell apart. I definitely know I will be ordering that on my next visit. Looking forward to trying this place again, I give it a perfect 5 stars because the staff was amazing and the food was spot on. Thank you PorkChop & Bubba's for not disappointing! More...

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Stephani I.

29 April 2019

My "Go To" barbecue place for Bakersfield. BBQ restaurants are showing up more and more in Bakersfield just like craft breweries. The deep pit and chicken are my favorites here. Those and the garlic tater tots. There's so much to choose from. Meats are smoked to prime perfection. When you order the brisket, not only do you get slabs of juicy fall apart pieces, but you get end cuts and juicy goodness. There's so many sides to choose from. All are good. Keep in mind, real barbecue is not kept under heating lamps, hence the reason there may be nights they run out of a particular meat. You don't smoke loads of meat just to have it sit around all day, and it's not like you can just whip up a new batch in a matter of minutes. Low and slow. That's the motto of a good barbecue master. More...

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Robin K.

27 April 2019

This humble hole in the wall in Bakersfield is a gem!!! They have incredible employees who obviously are passionate about working there and the chef also took the time to come and introduce himself-- which we were happy since it gave us a chance to express our gratitude for the amazing food-especially the pork ribs.  OMG, the ribs absolutely fell off the bone and were so tender and flavorful!  We also loved the hush puppies which were savory instead of sweet.  The spicy BBQ sauce was also amazing with the perfect amount of heat and flavor. We aren't local, but this will definitely be a stop any time we are close enough to go.  Highly recommended!  Everything we tried was amazing! More...

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Larry M.

27 April 2019

In Bako for work. We were all hungry for bbq and were NOT disappointed.  Great atmosphere and some of the best food. Ten stars.

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Juan L.

26 April 2019

Great food and amazing service Robin took my order and explained the menu since it was my first time and the food was delicious it made me remember the food my grandmother would make The gentleman who made the meal delicious was Derek and I have to give him props on the wings 10/10 would come again

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Minako Khalo

26 April 2019

Amazing food, service and derek made some great food 10/10 would come again

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Nicho S.

25 April 2019

Another successful yelp heart clogging adventure. A Tri-tip with tater tots was my order. Overall it was a very delicious backyard BBQ style meal. The meat was cooked to perfection, well portioned, bread was fresh and chewy, tater tots were greasy and crispy and my order was done fast. Barn style ambience. Excellent customer service and the prices are very affordable. They have a very good variety of items on their menu. I plan on trying every single one and spreading the word on this place. Great BBQ joint! Good job guys! More...

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Andrew K.

25 April 2019

This is a great spot for lunch. A wide selection of tasty BBQ on the menu. Friendly staff. Quick turn around. I go here often.

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Patricia S.

25 April 2019

The brisket was AMAZING - unlike any I've ever had.  I'm not exaggerating.  It was a religious experience.  I also tasted my friend's pulled pork and it was very good.  I'll be back soon... like maybe tomorrow, because I'll be spending every waking moment thinking about it.The service was excellent too.  Very helpful, upbeat and courteous.  I can't recommend this place highly enough and I can't wait to work my way through all the other types of meat offerings. More...

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Billy F.

25 April 2019

This place is awesome. I love BBQ I've tried just about every place in town I haven't found one as good as this little hidden place. This place is awesome it is hidden away over by BHS High School . If you like award winning BBQ you have to give this place a try More...

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Lilie R.

23 April 2019

Holy pork! BEST BBQ I've had in a long time. The owner is god sent! Ready to please his customers and make sure they are taken care of, plus the food is right on the money!!

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Valerie V.

23 April 2019

First of all, who ever has 5 stars in yelp with over 200 reviews. So you know I had to try it. My fiancé and I tried the brisket, put beef, and the ribs and all of them were extremely tender. The ribs literally fell off the bone. The service was amazing as well. They were very friendly and since when ate outside on a nice day we got asked several times if we were doing fine and needed anything. They even offered to give us a refill. I'd highly recommend the tater tots "make it stank" style and the pit beef and chili beans. Two thumbs up from me!! More...

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Brian V.

22 April 2019

Best BBQ in Bakersfield. There's not much else to say. Big chunks of meat, expertly smoked, at good prices.

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Kimberly Huey-Kane

21 April 2019

They have the best Brisket I have ever had!

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Drake Cesmat

21 April 2019

Great food Fat Boy Friendly Portions Awesome people

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L L.

20 April 2019

What a great BBQ meal they serve up! I was a first timer and appreciated the courtesy the server offered in explaining all the menu options. I ordered the pulled pork sammiche w/ garlic tots, a tri tip sammiche with fries, and a side of hush puppies. All were outstanding. The winner of the table...the homemade honey butter dip for the hush puppies. By the end of the meal my daughter was dipping everything in it including the garlic tots (never question a teenager...or you get the death stare and growl). More...

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Charles Lack

19 April 2019

The brisket was so tender, it fell apart on the fork! Love the homemade sauces!

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Cesar L.

18 April 2019

Best bbq I've had period. So far everything I've tried has been better than anywhere else. Believe the 5 star Yelp reviews.

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SVisalia Z.

18 April 2019

Simply amazing! Was in town and needed something filling -- after reading the reviews I was sold! As soon as I entered the restaurant, I was greeted by one of their friendly staff , and was asked if I had been there before. Being my first time there the cashier walked around the counter and explained the entire menu to me (and everyone else who walked in after me for their first time as well!). I ordered the "meat + 2" half rack ribs, potato salad, and beans. Ohh man! The meat was falling off the bone, the homemade BBQ sauces complemented the savory tender meat with every bite. Two thumbs up to you, this will always be one of my go to places whenever I'm in town! More...

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Alexa R.

17 April 2019

Food was amazing and staff was friendly and very informative. Although there was a man sitting on a bar stool, I assumed he was the owner because he was talking to a cook that walked out and the cashier. He did not seem very welcoming. Regardless of that small detail the place was great! More...

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Kathleen K.

16 April 2019

Fantastic pastrami!!! Very good to our doggie hubby had pulled pork he loved it. Hush puppies to die for excellent. Great service and friendly

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Shanda M.

15 April 2019

Omg it was delicious pulled pork sandwich was delicious Mac n cheese was very cheese and great customer service

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Valorie G.

13 April 2019

Real good BBQ, great service, super friendly staff. We're looking forward to coming back!

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Kim Freels

13 April 2019

Every single bite was delicious. the ribs fall off the bone tender and tasty, the brisket fell apart and the pulled pork was so delicious my mom nearly ate herself sick. the sides are also tasty, mom had the sweet potato fries a the sauce is just yum. The beans and Mac n cheese are great and a good compliment to the BBQ! Get in and support a good business! More...

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Jeremy C.

12 April 2019

I tried this place for the first time today taking my wife out for her birthday. We were not disappointed. The food was great. We got the 4 meats to split. The meats we got today were pulled pork,pit beef,tri-tip,and the brisket. The tri-tip are really good but I think the pit beef and pulled pork are the star. Some of the best I've ever had. Also the service was just as good as the food. We are 100% going to come back and this might be our new go to for BBQ. More...

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Adam E.

11 April 2019

Here's the thing with most food but particularly BBQ:  one mans prized BBQ joint is another mans kryptonite.  Some like it sweet, some like it peppery, some like the meat and smoke shine. For me, give me the quality of food I paid for, good service and a comfortable atmosphere that's inviting and friendly.  This is what you get at this joint.  My colleague and I came in mid-afternoon to a completely empty restaurant.  Branden was there to take our order and immediately began making personal connections with us both: asking where we were from, bantering with my colleague about Texas BBQ and creole food, talking about his competition bbq, etc.  The man had a passion for what he does and he invited us to share in it.  It was awesome.  For the food: damn good.  Ribs were phenomenal, brisket and Tri tip done the right way and the sides were out of bounds.  Brandens approach is to let the meat shine and I respect that.  You can tell it's premium beef and pork.  Personally, I like a little more seasoning on my brisket but I'm not gonna knock it based on my preference.  It doesn't mean it was bad.  On the contrary, it was top-tier BBQ that is scarce in SoCal.  I'll be back to try more very soon!! More...

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Ernestina G Rodriguez

10 April 2019

The brisket is amazing...been there a few times. The staff are very nice took my parents and they loved the service and food

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Joshua Barrus

9 April 2019

We visited PorkChop & Bubba’s BBQ earlier today. We are visiting from out of town. I’ve had the opportunity to try many different BBQ across the country and this place does it RIGHT! Everything is perfectly seasoned. The meat is cooked to perfection. The staff is friendly and welcoming. I would rate this 10 stars if possible - More...

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Thomas O.

8 April 2019

This is definitely my new favorite BBQ spot in Bakersfield.  Everything I have ordered has been absolutely delicious.  My favorite thing to order is the tri tip sandwich with garlic fries.  If your looking for a good lunch you hands down will not be disappointed with PorkChop & Bubba's BBQ! More...

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Lizbeth G.

7 April 2019

This place The BEST BBQ in Bakersfield, honestly! We have been here more than a couple times & every time we get the best service & the most delicious BBQ The Brisket melts in your mouth, the ribs fall off the bone, the chicken smoked and juicy, the mac & cheese, the beans! Anything you get here is delicious! Definitely coming back here for my bbq cravings! Thanks Brandon for bringing Bakersfield great BBQ!! More...

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Elizabeth H.

5 April 2019

Looks like we found our Bakersfield stop for road trips! One of the few places that isn't afraid to serve real BBQ chicken. Fantastic food! Everything was delicious!! More...

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Joshua C.

4 April 2019

Best brisket hands down! Friendly service. Casual atmosphere. I highly recommend this place!

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Devin S.

4 April 2019

Daaaaaaang, Was craving bbq while out in town with the wife and kids. Always wanted to stop here but never had time. Do me a favor , give this guy the business he deserves ! Hands down the best brisket I've had ... ever. And that raspberry chipotle bbq, sheeeeeeeesh. The staff made us feel super comfortable and the boss man was hilarious ! Definitely will be back many more times! I was going to post pictures but I ate it to fast ;) More...

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Stephen B.

3 April 2019

PorkChop & Bubba's is by far our favorite BBQ place west of the Mississippi. We love it so much we have pretty much given up eating bbq anywhere else in the state. All the meat is great. And all the sides are wonderful. If you are feeling a little adventurous, order the tater tots with mac and cheese with their hotlinks. Amazing!!!! The only thing disappointing is they don't make fried pies (like we get in Mississippi)...but that might be a good thing--I don't know if I could eat it after finishing my plate! I can't wait till I get to come back! More...

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Nick H.

29 March 2019

Very delicious. I had the tri tip and pulled pork platter with fried okra and garlic fries. My wife had brisket and ribs with mac n cheese and potato salad. The meats were all perfect! We both had 0 complaints and wanted more. My only complaint was the breading on the okra needed a little more flavor. My wife said the same. Also I would have liked a little thicker bread to go with it. But all in all I would absolutely come back. More...

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Janet W.

28 March 2019

This is amazing BBQ. Everything we had was delicious! Pit beef, chicken and ribs. Good slaw and garlic tater tots. Great sauces! Friendly service too.

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Marguerite D.

28 March 2019

We enjoyed the best brisket and pulled pork we've ever had. All of the sauces are delicious. The Owner and staff are very friendly - what a nice relaxing atmosphere. As someone who cannot eat gluten it was very refreshing to be able to choose from all the meats, enjoy all the sauces and have several sides to choose from! The baked beans have a nice zip to them. We definitely recommend this as a great choice for barbecue. More...

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Jorge R.

27 March 2019

This place is the real deal. I had the brisket sammiche with a side of Mac and cheese. The meat was tender and had a beautiful smoke ring. I will be back soon.

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Wendy H.

26 March 2019

We tried the Brisket Samwich with the baked beans and we both decided that we would make this an annual stop when we go to Bakersfield for the annual Square Dance Fiesta!  We chose the sweet bbq sauce and it was just right for us! More...

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Ruby Z.

24 March 2019

Let me start with the smell as your walk in... oh lawd... smoky and delicious. I ordered the brisket because reading online, everyone raves about it, and I literally wanted more brisket for dessert. I also had a couple sides of Mac and cheese, I was told there are 5 cheeses in it and I was sold. The cheese was creamy and delicious! It helped that the staff was extremely friendly! The girls broke down the menu for me and made several suggestions. The owner Branden was so awesome too! Thanks for finally bringing delicious bbq to Bakersfield! More...

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Anthony James

24 March 2019

Man this place is good the food had us dancing in our seats talk about some legit smoking going on. My wife and I were completely satisfied with every single item we ordered. plus the portions were not skimpy.

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Christina E.

23 March 2019

Pulled pork is delicious and I love that it's not covered in sauce. The TriTip Sandwich was so tender and stuffed with a ton of meat. Baked beans and chili were very good also. If you don't try this place, you're missing out on great BBQ! Service with a smile as well. More...

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Dana Miller

23 March 2019

Great food, service and prices. Recommend.

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Jennifer Logsdon

23 March 2019

Seriously one of the best BBQ places I’ve eaten at. They are so nice too. Love it!

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Edgard R.

22 March 2019

New place in Town, this is actually really good bbq. We had the tri tip and brisket. the meat had a beautiful smoke ring around it. Both meats had similar flavors to them, come to find out they use pellet smokers which made sense. Their brisket and tri tip was very tender and came apart easily. No toughness at all. I give their raspberry chipotle bbq sauce a 5/5, tastes great on both meats. Service was great I will continue to come here for as long as they're open. And they cater!!!! More...

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Anish M.

21 March 2019

I rarely ever write reviews but when I do it's only because I absolutely loved (or hated) the food/service. This by far is the best BBQ you'll get in town. The brisket is definitely one of the top items on the menu! I ordered the three plate combo only because I couldn't decide what I wanted. I was honestly full half way through the plate but it was so good I ended up eating it all. The brisket, ribs and sausage were all delicious.  The owner and staff are extremely nice and helpful and the owner even took me back to show how they cook all the meat and what type of smokers they use. This is the only place that I've seen do BBQ right. All other places let their meat sit and dry out but the meat here pretty much just melts in your mouth. I honestly can't wait to go back. More...

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Jimmy Amador

19 March 2019

Amazin BBQ hands-down great atmosphere great people great food I would recommend this place to anybody

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Jacky Buchanan

19 March 2019

Friendly atmosphere, The food was tasty and portions were plentiful. Will definitely return.

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Brenda C.

16 March 2019

Best authentic bbq!!Brisket is to die for. Sweet potato fries amazing! The owner is such a cool dude! He came out and talked with us for a bit.  Girs behind the counter were nice and friendly. We will be back again! More...

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Chris F.

16 March 2019

Great bbq and really good sweet potato fries. Really big serving sizes and the pulled pork sandwich almost too big to eat at 1 sitting. We visited Bakersfield  over the weekend and if we were coming back would make this a regular stop for sure! More...

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Quincy G.

15 March 2019

Holy Cowballs, that was some awesome eating that just happened all up in my face hole.

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Shawna M.

14 March 2019

Went in with my boyfriend today for lunch. We were starving and this place hit the spot. It was a great choice. We've tried about every BBQ place in Bakersfield and this is by one of the best. It was our first time. The cashier was nice and took our order... The chili beans and Mac&cheese we're our side. We spilt our sandwiches which one was tri-tip, the other brisket. Also got a side of hot links. There was a little issue with one of our side but they fixed it no problem. The BBQ sauce were good. My favorite is the raspberry Chipotle.  Denise was a doll. She'd take our trash and check up on us. The owner came by to also make sure everything was great. Definitely will be back. Didn't take many pictures because we had to dig in right away. More...

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Arlene J.

14 March 2019

Our first visit and we are not disappointed. Felt like we were in Texas having BBQ which is one our favorite places to eat BBQ. The pulled pork was moist with nice hint of the smoky flavor. My husband had the brisket sammich which had a nice amount of meat on it. It was very tender also had nice smoky flavor. Coleslaw was the mayo version which was okay. I would have preferred vinegar base slaw. I would recommend for a great BBQ experience. More...

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Kier Butterworth

14 March 2019

We just love Love live this food and service here!!! So yummy and friendliest owner. and staff!! Best BBQ in town and I'm pretty picky

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Randy R.

12 March 2019

My office is right down the street.  I am an Okie and love good BBQ so I gave it a try.  This BBQ has great flavor and the portions are huge.  My wife is a really great cook and she loved the brisket and the taste of the baked beans.  I always get the pulled pork sandwich and you must try the fried green beans.  We went in for lunch the other day and the line was out the door.  Better get there early! More...

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Jim M.

12 March 2019

I love this place!!!  Every time I come here I leave saying two things..... WOW and I ate too much!!!  Seriously, everything here is great! All their meats are smoked, tasty and scrumptious!  Every side I have had is excellent.   I can't recommend this place highly enough.  I wish I could go here once a week!!!!  PS And all of the staff are super friendly and welcoming!  This is one cool Bako hang out! More...

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Veronica C.

11 March 2019

We had been missing brisket bbq since leaving Texas almost 2 years ago..Was not dissapointed.. The brisket was cooked to perfection and my 2 meat combo was served with white bread just like in Texas.. Had the Mac & cheese and baked bean sides.. Everything was excellent.. More...

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Veronica Caldon

11 March 2019

The brisket here is Amazing and the sides are great too.. Definitely will recommend the excellent food and friendly staff to friends and will be a repeat customer..

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Ken Saint John

9 March 2019

Just a fantastic little joint. The background music they play is as good as their barbecue

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Jeff W.

7 March 2019

OK, I'm actually from the East coast and have often had southern BBQ (now live in Palos Verdes, CA). Often what I find is wide variation among the various dishes, sides, etc. offered by a BBQ joint. So usually I'll recommend "get this and stay away from that." I've only eaten here twice but I couldn't find a weak link in their lineup. There was nothing that I ate that wouldn't be met with a "thumbs up" from the heart of BBQ country.ribs - beautiful crust and pink in the centerhush puppies - these may be the best I've ever eaten... anywherebrisket - moist yet tender... nothing but lovebaked beans - tender beans, smoky sauce that used flavor, not sugar, as it's secret ingredientchili beans - a riff on the baked beans with spice and chunks of porky goodnesspulled pork - moist, tender and kissed with pork fattri tip - beautiful maillard crust with moist interior More...

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Roy P Valadez

7 March 2019

great food. great customer service. awesome atmosphere. all you need. go check em out.

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Sherri Forshee-Jones

7 March 2019

Fantastic food and service! Highly recommended this place! You guys are amazing!

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Joe P.

6 March 2019

Real deal competition level BBQ! PorkChop & Bubba's has one of the best briskets I've had the pleasure of stuffing down my throat. Juicy and tender with a beautiful smoke ring. The ribs were fall off the bone amazing and the hot links had a perfect heat to them. Potato salad was tasty and freshly made and the hush puppies were corn meal heaven with the honey butter dipping sauce. The Mac n Cheese had my preschool age daughter eating silently for 10 minutes, so a round of applause is well deserved for that feat alone. The homemade bbq sauces were an extra detail that took the meal to a whole other level. The raspberry chipotle bbq sauce was an excellent unlikely combination that works so well, but I also loved the mustard and spicy sauces equally. The owner came by during the meal and we had a great conversation about bbq in general. This guy will be showing up on a food network show in no time with the quality of food he's serving. The restaurant was clean, bright lit with nice decor. Bakersfield, you lucked out with this one! I'll definitely swing by again when passing by 99 in the future. More...

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J M.

4 March 2019

TriTip was amazing and so was the tots nice and crispy. The pulled pork and brisket was all sold out so get there early if you want to enjoy any of those. The baked beans was pretty good and so was the Mac and cheese. I would most defiantly come back here again and try something else. More...

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Josh R.

4 March 2019

Wooowww this place blew my mind n taste buds, honestly would drive the 2 hours from LA just to eat here ,, best Bbq I've ever had , ribs were so tender with meat falling off the bone , definitely could eat here at least once a day

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Tim S.

2 March 2019

Nice change to feast on FRESH BBQ , not left over like some places on Rosedale Hwy , or White Lane , great food at great prices , well done people !!!!!!!

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Venessa R.

1 March 2019

Great brisket! Many side options to choose from. Fun BBQ choices to select from at the table. Not disappointed. Will be back.

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Thomas B.

27 February 2019

Best BBQ ever and I have been to Texas several times they just have it figured out!!!!!Anything you order on the menu will blow your mind, my favorite is the brisket it's almost too good!!! Come in get some and be happier!!!! I promise you won't regret it!!! More...

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Alisa I.

27 February 2019

Tried this at lunch and was impressed - the tri-tip was tender and thick. The chili beans and macaroni and cheese were tasty as well. I will come back! They are also working on a dessert menu at this time. Can't wait More...

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Dawn R.

27 February 2019

This is now my favorite BBQ place.  I had the best deep pit sandwich ever.  The staff is very friendly and efficient.

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Balinda A.

25 February 2019

Wowsers. This is a great bbq spots there arent very many here in bako. This is a nice family oriented place to have some good bbq the mac and chees is so so good. The ribs are fall off the bone delicious. They make their own bbq sauces tried them all and all were good but the raspberry chipotle was my absolute favorite. For sure comming back to this place customer service on point. The niecest ppl ever. More...

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Nancy G.

25 February 2019

If you haven't tried this place you are missing out! Best BBQ place! The sauces are homemade and delicious. You need to try the raspberry sauce! I will definitely be eating here when I'm craving some good BBQ! More...

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Patrick F.

23 February 2019

What a lil hole in the wall.  Hard to find but GREAT food!  The brisket was incredible as were the sides!

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Melinda I.

22 February 2019

hands downs this place is great! delicious food and great customer service! definitely coming back! must try!!

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Jaime R.

21 February 2019

A little hole in the wall that never ceases to amaze me and mi famalia! We come here every time to eat and try their food!!!

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Sergio A.

21 February 2019

Amazing bbq and friendly staff, ended up here after my girlfriend had random pregnancy bbq cravings. Been going since almost they opened up. Even now after our son has been born we still go. Recently moved to the bay area, and we make it a priority to stop by and grub. And they are still great and greets us every time. Food is 10/10 and service 10/10. More...

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Rodney B.

21 February 2019

Five star BBQ for sure in Bakersfield. With all of the menu items other BBQ places in town dont offer, topped with their superb BBQ, this place is one of our go to places for BBQ. Not saying I don't love BBQing myself, but there is something about having someone else make something for you and for it to be absolutely rediculous. Brisket and hush puppies is really all I need to talk about. Everything else is probably good, like their sweet potato fries and their fried okra, but damn their brisket and hush puppies are outstanding. I do have to say all of their meat options are good and I have also had their ribs, chicken, tri-tip and their specialty sandwiches, but my go to is brisket. Nice clean and a little hidden,  ut once you find this place you will never forget it. More...

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Cliff M.

20 February 2019

Great food will definitely keep coming back! Clean and courteous staff! Bbq is amazing love the daily specials they post on facebook!

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Lisa D.

20 February 2019

My dad is not a man of many words, and he raved about this place all the way back to our hotel. We were not from the area and turned to Yelp for dinner and the reviews mirrored our experience. Yes, the food is delicious. But there's a feeling of home here. The owners were super friendly like family. Excellent hospitality. I had chicken and sampled some brisket, both delicious. GET THE HUSH PUPPIES and peep the Fallen Soldier's table in the corner on the way out. #veteranowned More...

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Vikki C.

19 February 2019

5 stars for a reason!   Sides on the very good side and above adequate portions.  Baked beans a little sweet and spicy, mac and cheese creamy and smooth.  The star at this place though is meat.  They were out of pulled pork (what?!!!!) But we got pit beef instead and it was amazing.  Sauce was barely needed though we did try them all.  We would absolutely stop again More...

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Angela B.

17 February 2019

Definitely some of the best BBQ I've had in town in awhile. I've been here a few times and I'm never disappointed. The good is delicious and they have excellent customer service. One of my new favs in town.

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Richard F.

17 February 2019

Quick SummaryFantastic barbecue spot. I can't wait to try out the rest of their menu. Great food done right. Great service. Large portions. Great valueFood- 5 starsI got the brisket plate with fried green beans and mac&cheese. Everything was delicious. The brisket was one of the most tender I've had (didn't have to use my knife much at all). The fried green beans were an absolute delight, and I will always order it as one of my sides now. Mac&cheese was good, but the fried green beans and brisket stole the show.Service- 5 starsStaff members are very friendly and attentive. Really made you feel like home while eating hereValue- 5 stars$17 for brisket place and 2 sides was enough food for 2. For amazing brisket and solid sides, I think this is a great value. Bottom LineExcellent food, service and value. I think I found my favorite BBQ spot in Bakersfield. More...

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Tonya N.

16 February 2019

Tried the brisket and ribs. Both delicious. Ribs were fall off the bone, melt in your mouth amazing. Can't wait to try more of the meats and sides. Loved the spicy Bbq sauce. Great service. Everyone was very friendly! More...

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Johnathan T.

15 February 2019

Me and my girlfriend can in on a gamble just to grab something close by to eat and MAN DID WE LOVE IT. Walked in and couldn't figure out what to eat, heard someone talking but didn't realize it was to us. Turns out it was the owner Branden. We talked bout his business, family and food. I like places like this where you can chat with the owners bout the food and business. Staff was super fun and funny. We will definitely be back before our drive back to LA. PS...he told us bout garlic tots and my GF LOVED them. I only got 1 :-/ lolHad to come back the next day just for some tots cause my gf loved them that much...the staff thought I was joking that's all I came in for. More...

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Kim Honey

15 February 2019

I had lunch today at PorkChop & Bubba’s BBQ with my sister and brother. WOW it was sooooo good. Met the owner and chatted about BBQ. Nice guy and GREAT food. We will definitely be back! More...

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Oscar Baltazar

14 February 2019

Had no idea this place was here. Amazing food and service. I had the pulled pork sandwich, the amazing chilly beans, nothing like I’ve tasted before, and you have the tater tots just because it takes you to grade school. Portions are plentiful. I don’t recommend you share, it’s that good. Must visit. More...

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Oscar B.

13 February 2019

This place is amazing. I had no idea this place was here. I had the pulled pork sandwich. The portions are large and plenty. I am not a BBQ sauce fan but theirs is amazing, especially the spicy one. The chilly beans were also amazing and you must have the tasty and crispy tater tots, just because. Very friendly and attentive staff. More...

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Daiana H.

11 February 2019

tried it once, and probably will return.food was good, we got tritip, chili, fries, sweet potato fries.the sauces were good 2.

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Dean F.

10 February 2019

We went there on a Saturday evening. First timers, both my companion & I were very pleased with the appearance of the place and the menu. The food was delicious and owner asked us about the food. I noticed most people were taking food out . And they have HUSHPUPPYS !!! thank you !!!!! More...

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B H.

9 February 2019

Great yelp find! Believe the reviews. We stopped on way back to la. Staff and owner are so welcoming! We got ribs, brisket, tri tip, Mac and chz, and fries. All were top notch. Will be back again! More...

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Shannon G.

9 February 2019

Found it after a game at Bakersfield high school. It's right across the street....what a little gem...We are Santa Maria trip people from central coast...the beef at the Pork chop is amazing....Mac n cheese incredible.....the chef comes out to check on us.. More...

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Kaluna B.

9 February 2019

Hands down the best bbq spot in town  i will definitely be back and recommend others too

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Emma C.

9 February 2019

Hey y'all! They have  good fried green beans and good nugs not gonna lie.they refilled my ranch nicely

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Debbie De La Rosa

9 February 2019

This place was delicious.. reminded me of texas bbq.. very delicious

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Julie Z.

8 February 2019

What a great find! Passing through Bakersfield and planned on eating at Firestone but it was packed. Got on Yelp and this place had a 5 star and was just down the street.  My husband and I both got the tri-tip sandwich and shared a side of fries. We were very pleased. Sandwich are a good size. We probably could have shared one. Comes with just meat and bread and the meat is very tender. They have a few different BBQ sauces on the table. Our favorite was the raspberry chipotle. Very friendly staff. We will definitely be back next time. More...

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RB T.

8 February 2019

Some of the best BBQ this side of Plano, Texas!  Brisket has to be on your order...you won't regret it!

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Erika C.

8 February 2019

THIS PLACE IS AWFUL....LY DELICIOUS!! Going two days in a row and hoping three days in a row (tomorrow hasn't happened yet), this place is by far one of the best BBQ joints I've ever been to! My husband and I love some good BBQ, especially since we'd just visited Texas and ate twice our body weight in BBQ while there! We were stoked to try this place out after hearing how good it was from a friend. My husband had the two meat plate both days, brisket and pulled pork one day and brisket and chicken the next. I had the hot link sandwich one day and brisket sandwich the next. Of the sides, we've tried the sweet potato fries that comes with this AMAZING sweet dipping sauce, hushpuppies, fried green beans, and potato salad. I have ZERO complaints and hope that this place doesn't get too popular selfishly because I'd be so sad if that brisket ever sold out before I was able to get my share for the day! Throw that knife out the window too - you won't need it for the meat here!! It basically falls apart and melts in your mouthhhh! The owner comes out and checks on you which is super awesome!! 20 thumbs wayyy wayyy up!!!! More...

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Jeremiah Castaneda

7 February 2019

Fire. Barbecue was great.

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Anselmo Cerna

7 February 2019

you know it's bomb when you don't need BBQ sauce

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Dawn H.

6 February 2019

I work downtown, so I'm always looking for new places to eat lunch, and I'm happy I found PorkChop & Bubba's. This will be a regular lunch spot from now on. I had the Razmapig sandwich, which is sliced pork loin, candied pork belly, coleslaw, raspberry chipotle BBQ sauce, and gorgonzola...and it was fabulous and messy enough to eat with a fork! (and I love messy BBQ) I got the fried green beans as my side, they were crispy, perfectly seasoned, and came with a yummy ranch sauce.  The serving sizes are generous, the staff is very friendly, and the decor is perfect for a homestyle BBQ place.  I can't wait to go back and try something new. More...

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Penny D.

6 February 2019

Absolutely Fabulous!!! This is a place where strangers end up sharing food.   The only problem is EVERYTHING is So good you can't decide what to order.  Just don't leave without a TriTip Sandwich for Later (tic). More...

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Kinsey C.

5 February 2019

We went because of all the five star reviews. We had the brisket sammich and the tri tip sammich with chili beans and baked beans. It was the best tri tip and brisket I've ever had and I've been to Kansas City and had their bbq. It's easy to see why this place has five stars when you try it. More...

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Donna Galloway Stanley

5 February 2019

the most tender tri tip I have ever tasted. our family had tri tip, brisket, chicken and ribs. all agreed it was delicious. service was great, very friendly server, went over the complete menu with us. More...

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Mallaurie Vermillion

5 February 2019

We had a really great dinner here last night. All of our meats were flavorful, and tender- sauce was unnecessary, but also delicious. The chicken was by far my favorite. All of our sides were perfect as well. Can’t wait to go back! More...

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