About The Ivy

Some may call it Mezza or Tapas, we say let’s “open a table”!

Located in the historical “Old Church Plaza” down town Bakersfield within walking distance of Rabobank Arena, court house, city hall and other major down town offices and businesses, The Ivy is one of the most beautiful restaurants you will ever see. The “Old World” restaurant setting is amazing with beautiful stained glass windows, heavy wood beams supporting the ceiling and thick concrete wall arches, outdoor seating with fountains and red umbrellas.

The Ivy Restaurant serves an array of appetizers before your meal. Some may call it Mezza or Tapas, we say let’s “open a table” and start your meal with a selection of about ten different Middle Eastern and Mediterranean appetizers or small bites including hot pita bread served to your table.

Rotating appetizers selection may include: Humus, Tehini, Kalamata olives, pickled cucumbers, Cabbage Salad, Turkish Salad, Zehog, Baba Ganush, Tehini with deep fried Cauliflower, tomatoes with onion in olive oil and lemon, Corn Salad, beet salad, roasted eggplant with dill parsley garlic and olive oil, bean salad, boiled garbanzo beans with salt, cucumber onion salad, green cracked olives, Tabbouli salad, salsa and more…

Our menu combines foods from the Mediterranean basin and the surrounding countries, Greek, Spain, Israel, Tunisia, Turkey, Yamen, Italy, France, Middle eastern countries and of course some of the best Californian cuisine.

The Wine & Beer list boasts a variety of California, New World and Old World wines and beers, and of course a full bar stocked with all your favorite spirits.

Whether you’re in Jeans and T Shirt or Suit and Tie you’ll feel at home at the Ivy, casual fine dining restaurant.

Will be open Valentine’s day, Easter Sunday and Mother’s day. Call for reservations 661.321.9597.