The best food and best restaurant in downtown Bakersfield is at 24th Street Cafe, located at 1415 24th Street, this great Cafe is owned and operated by Mark Huggs, the Huggs family has a steep tradition in the Bakersfield restaurant and dining scene. Milt Huggs founded Milt’s Iron Horse, Milt’s Ranch Inn, and in 1950 founded Milt’s Coffee Shop in Bakersfield. 24th Street has incorporated all of the great recipes from the family and taken it to another level with the his popular dining spot in downtown. The best breakfast and lunch in Bakersfield is what 24th Cafe is famous for, and once you have eaten at this restaurant that is close to the courts, convention center and the Rabobank arena you will be a regular customer. The Pumpkin Pancakes, Biscuits and Gravy, The Chicken Fried Steak and Green Fried Tomatoes are what makes this Cafe a favorite place for locals and tourists from all over the world. 24th Street attracts diners from Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Avila Beach, and from Canada and Europe on a regular basis.
The food is the best in Bakersfield and that is the word on the street and the internet, review sites like Yelp, Trip Advisor, Zaget, and I’d Go Back all rate 24th Street Cafe as the best place to eat in downtown Bakersfield. Lot’s of people visit 24th Street Cafe when they are in town for a show at Buck Owens Crystal Palace and need a breakfast or lunch spot, locals tell entertainers and fans to to 24th in downtown Bakersfield, and they tell then while they are there to buy a few of the Worlds Best Cinnamon Rolls at 24th Street Cafe, and if they can’t make it to 24th to go to their sister restaurant Milt’s Coffee Shop on Knudsen Drive and Olive Drive, just off Highway 99.