Right now we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy wine, liquor, and beer in Bakersfield. Our only real goal is to cover as much as we can in this alcohol guide.
Kicking this off will be a list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops in your area. Those that are ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will be filled in first so they can get the party started soon.
Once the stores are out of the way we will get into the best local breweries and beer bars, and a list of Bakersfield wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards will get a shout out, and we will round this all out by mentioning some of the best happy hours near you to buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. You are all welcome to check out some of our other blogs on wine, liquor, and beer in cities around the Southwest.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Bakersfield
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in Bakersfield to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Westchester Liquors at 2408 F St
- Beverage House Liquor at 6629 Ming Ave
- Greenacres Liquor at 10725 Blue Star Memorial Highway
- Imbibe Wine & Spirits Merchant at 4140 Truxtun Ave
- Bev Mo at 10650 Stockdale Hwy #500
- Verdugo Market at 10524 Hageman Rd
Westchester Liquors features a nice selection of Korean, Japanese, and other Asian beverages and is open Monday to Thursday from 7:30am to 6:30pm or Friday and Saturday from 7:30am to 9pm. Anyone that is looking for a large supply of rare bourbon, high-end scotch, tequila, vodka, and cognac can go to Greenacres Liquor.
Imbibe Wine & Spirits Merchant takes pride not only in the quality of their products but the services they give to the consumers which include wine storage vaults, connoisseur clubs, tasting events, and more. They use decades of expertise to pick the best liquor at competitive prices.
At BevMo you will find a vast assortment of beers, aisles of spirits, and thousands of bottled wines at low prices along with tastings every Friday from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday from 2pm to 5pm. Beside the wine cellar Verdugo Market houses a range of Japanese whiskey, bourbon, local craft beer, champagne, and more.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
There are some nice breweries and beer bars in your area like:
- Crusader Brewing at 5880 District Blvd #18
- 2nd Phase Brewing at 1004 19th St
- Bakersfield Beer at 6201 Schirra Ct #11
- Temblor Brewing at 3200 Buck Owens Blvd #200
- Great Change Brewing at 4200 Resnik Ct
- Dionysus Brewing at 6201 Schirra Ct #13
Crusader Brewing strives to deliver a perfectly crafted beer with an emphasis on high quality and unique ingredients combining the flavor of west coast innovation with a distinctly British philosophy. Pick up your drink between 4pm and 7pm on Tuesday to Saturday or have it delivered right to your door.
2nd Phase Brewing is dedicated to creating authentic and unique local beers inspired by some experiments that push the boundaries of standard brewing styles and categories. Come along with them to try out the beer experiment.
For a selection of fresh and unique craft beers on tap, in bottles, and cans head to Bakersfield Beer. Temblor Brewing is a locally owned microbrewery, pub, venue, and comedy club serving quality liquor and German culinary specialties. They have happy hour Tuesday to Thursday from 2pm to 6pm and all day on Sunday and Monday.
Visit Great Change Brewing to taste the joys of craft beer or to have your drink shipped overnight. If you want to order an array of unique beers for pick-up or delivery Dionysus Brewing is a good option.
Wine Bars In Bakersfield
Bakersfield wine bars are a great place to relax with friends as well as being good options for a date night:
- BottleShock Wine and Brew at 1002 19th St C
- Wine Me Up at 3900 Coffee Rd #2
Sip your wine in a casual and exciting atmosphere with friends, family, and colleagues at BottleShock Wine and Brew through every season. Wine Me Up is a great place to experience over 30 wines by the glass, craft beers, and a savory selection of tapas in the intimate lounge and patio with live music. They also host private parties with a capacity of 69 people and tasting events.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Head to one of these wineries or vineyards near you to see how the sausage gets made:
- Triassic Vineyards at 24627 Cummings Valley Rd
- Dorner Family Vineyard at 8274 Old Ranch Rd
- Cacciatore Fine Wines & Olive Oil at 1875 S Elm St
- Old Creek Ranch & Winery at 10024 E Old Creek Rd
- Topa Mountain Winery at 821 W Ojai Ave
- Petros Winery at 3360 Foxen Canyon Rd
- Tlo Wines Tasting Room at 1212 18th St
Discover the picturesque tasting room at Triassic Vineyards nestled deep in the Tehachapi Mountains and is open for tastings Friday through Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. They are endowed with four separate seasons which are ideal for making wines with distinct spice and taste.
Dorner Family Vineyards is a family-owned boutique vineyard with stunning gardens and a winery that is perfect for weddings. Founded in 1997 Cacciatore Fine Wines & Olive Oil is an estate that grows, manufactures, and bottles its own products. They provide barrel-aged reserves and customized labels to add a special touch.
At Old Creek Ranch & Winery you can stroll along the meandering pathways or appreciate the tranquility of the gorgeous surroundings in the Ojai Valley while sipping their premium wines. Tastings are available from 11am to 5pm Thursday through Sunday.
Topa Mountain Winery focuses on viticulture and wine in addition to displaying exceptional drinks made from grapes cultivated in the region. Reservations are required if you wish to visit for tastings by the glass, bottle, or flight. Petros Winery carries a number of alternatives that would complement the collections of any fan and they also conduct private social gatherings, rehearsal dinners, or weddings in their romantic vineyard setting.
The Tlo Wines Tasting Room sells European-style handcrafted wines that can be opened immediately or aged to perfection and paired wonderfully with food or enjoyed on their own.
Best Local Happy Hours
You can buy cheaper alcoholic drinks if you know when and where the best Bakersfield happy hours are:
- Bakersfield Pizza Co. & Bar at 4105 Ming Ave
- Lengthwise at 9000 Ming Ave
- Eureka at 10520 Stockdale Hwy
- BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at 10750 Stockdale Hwy
- Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila at 4501 Stine Rd #304
- Bootleggers Craft Pub & Eatery at 955 Oak St
- Wiki’s Wine Dive & Grill at 11350 Ming Ave #260
Bakersfield Pizza Co. & Bar has a happy hour near you on weekdays from 2pm to 6pm and 9pm to close. Lengthwise has a number of good distinctive beers and tasty dishes made with local ingredients for you to try plus a daily happy hour from 2pm to 6pm and 9pm to close.
Come try a delicious meal or craft beer at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse with special deals offered all day Monday through Thursday. Camino Real Kitchen & Tequila serves wonderfully plated entrees, desserts, gourmet masterpieces, and fantastic handcrafted creative beverages inspired by Mexican favorites added with a California twist. The happy hour is available from 3pm to 6pm and 9pm to 11pm every day.
Bootleggers Craft Pub & Eatery presents a casual yet classy alternative for those seeking out-of-the-box dining options along with craft brews and creative cocktails. Catering for private events such as weddings or birthday parties is also available.
You may enjoy affordable gourmet cuisine paired with fine wine, high-end drinks, and boutique wines from around the world at Wiki’s Wine Dive & Grill. They have happy hours all day Sunday and Monday or from 3pm to 7pm Tuesday to Friday as well as from noon to 6pm Saturday.
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Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Bakersfield
We wish we had more to share but we will try to keep this page as up to date as we can. Hopefully you learned at least a little something about all of the local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours in your area.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if you found anything incorrect on this page in the comments, we want to keep this info as accurate as we can. Now go have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Bakersfield.