Over the next few minutes you should be learning quite a bit about healthy food and restaurants in Bakersfield. Our main objective is to cover as much as we can so that you will be able to buy nutritious foods in your area and feel great when your next meal is finished.
The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants near you will get the ball rolling and vegetable lovers are not lacking for options here. More healthy restaurants will come next in addition to nice salad bars and soup restaurants.
Buying nutritious ingredients at Bakersfield health food stores and markets is a fantastic way to figure out just how healthy your diet really is. Smoothies and juice stores will get a quick shout out, and then a few gluten free bakeries with lots of fresh baked low sugar sweets and treats will round out the post.
Expect to find a local healthy foods map towards the conclusion that will help you locate all of the places we mention throughout the article. And we have written about healthy eating around the Southwest many times if you are interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
There are some really good vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area like:
- Guapos Tacos at 2517 White Ln C
- Hen’s Roost at 1916 G St
- Vida Vegan at 4530 Stine Rd
- Better Bowls at 1818 G St
Guapos uses the finest ingredients and spices in their signature plant-based menu offering a wide range of vegan alternatives that will have you coming back for more. Vida Vegan’s food is robust, full of Latin and current tastes, and created to appeal to anyone who likes real vegan food.
They provide everything from simple business lunches to elaborate wedding celebrations and everything in between. Bakersfield’s Better Bowls sells Buddha bowls which consist of a grain or lettuce foundation, a plant-based protein, fresh and cooked veggies, and a sauce of your choosing.
There are also vegan and gluten-free options available as well as daily changing dessert specials.
Bakersfield Healthy Restaurants
There are plenty more healthy restaurants in Bakersfield like:
- Fit Pantry at 5519 Calloway Dr
- Brazilian Acai Bowls at 1400 Calloway Dr #103
- Modern Grub at 1100 Calloway Dr #100
- Health & Wellness Cafe at 6501 Truxtun Ave
Fresh produce, fruits, and whole grains are purchased from trusted vendors by Fit Pantry. Their meals are prepared with just the right amount of protein, carbohydrates, and greens to give your body the nutrition it needs while still tasting great.
Modern Grub is happy to be able to provide their favorite recipes, gluten-free bakery desserts, traditions, and they don’t use any salt, sugar, or preservatives while focusing on creating distinctive chemical-free gluten-free and dairy-free foods.
The Health & Wellness Café is a good place to find responsibly sourced seafood, organic, hormone-free, antibiotic-free chicken, dairy-free, gluten-free alternatives, vegan, and vegetarian options.
Salad Bars In Your Area
You can always get a nutritious meal at one of these salad bars near you:
- Bj’s Restaurants at 10750 Stockdale Hwy
- Flame & Skewers at 5482 California Ave
- Hodels at 5917 Knudsen Dr
Desserts, Santa Fe salad, barbeque chicken chopped salad, soups, sandwiches, sides, beer to go, and much more are available at BJ’s restaurant. All salads at Flame & Skewers come with their house dressing and protein can be added at an extra fee. Beef or chicken shawarma, beef or chicken kabob, kafta, lamb, or falafel are among the protein options.
Really good soups can be found at these restaurants:
- New Saigon at 333 Union Ave
- Pho Hut at 5404 California Ave
- Pho88 at 3615 Coffee Rd #100
New Saigon has several wonderful Asian soups to choose from and also beef, squid, vegetarian entrees, fried rice, and lamb. Appetizers, spring rolls, sandwiches, smoothies, rice dishes, desserts, and beer are all available at Pho Hut.
Pho88 restaurant is the ideal setting for a variety of events including fine dining for couples, friends, and families who want to sample appetizers, beef noodle soups, chicken noodle soups, seafood noodle soups, and vermicelli.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Buy your own fresh fruits and vegetables at these local health food stores and markets:
- Cones Health Foods 8200 Stockdale Hwy #B-3
- Lassens Bakersfield at 4308 California Ave
- Target at 2901 Ming Ave
- Winco Food at 4200 coffee Rd /
- Wood Dale Market at 250 Stine Rd
- Whole Food Market at 10650 Stockdale Hwy
Smoothies & Juice Shops
Smoothie and juice shops are good options for a quick and healthy snack:
- Nature’s Food Market & Juice Bar at 2000 H St
- Urban Juice Bar at 2203 Brundage Ln
- Its Boba Time 10500 Stockdale Hwy
- Vidavegan at 4530 Stine Rd
- Jamba at 5180 Stockdale Hwy
Fresh juice, smoothies, shakes, shots, vegan salad, sandwiches, and wraps are all available at Nature’s Food Market and Juice Bar. Its Boba Time has smoothies, slushes with fresh fruits, pistachio frappes, cookies, and cream shakes.
Smoothies, milkshakes, hot drinks, iced coffee, raw cold pressed juice, and wine are available at Vidavegan. Jamba serves fruit and vegetable smoothies, funky-fresh juices, crazy bowls, cold-pressed shots, boosts, and munchies.
Gluten Free Bakeries Near You
Gluten free bakeries in Bakersfield should have plenty of good things to try:
- Tastries Bakery at 3665 Rosedale Highway
- Sweet Surrender Bakery at 6439 Ming Ave
- Cornerstone Bakery 2100 19th St #D
Tastries Bakery offers a variety of delectable gluten-free treats inclduing wedding and birthday cakes, macarons, decorated cookies, and other desserts. At Sweet Surrender you can enjoy great-tasting cakes, cookies, and cupcakes that are gluten-free and delicious.
Cornerstone Bakery has a wide range of baked products such as pastries, gourmet desserts, wedding and custom cakes, and other 100% homemade sweets.
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Enjoy Eating Healthy In Bakersfield
Now that you have read about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it should be easy for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
If you noticed anything incorrect on this page or if anything we mentioned has become dated please let us know in the comments so we can keep our info as fresh as possible. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Bakersfield.