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    Taco Samich: A Taste of Mexico

    by Yaqui Updated Mar 14, 2009

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    Here is another popular place the locals love to visit. The food is great, cheap, and can really get it to go fast. Has a wonderful little dinning room. Located next to a nice little park if you want to sit outside on the picnic tables right next to the Historical Water Town and more. They have totally remodeled the place, so it is new!

    Favorite Dish: I like to get the Burrito with the Chile Verde (Beef with Green Chile)- Yummy!

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    Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant: Quiet surroundings

    by Yaqui Updated Aug 24, 2007

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    New paint job:-)
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    This is a no frills restaurant as far as decor, but if like great Mexican food this is a wonderful place to come. The service is fast and friendly. The dinners are very inexpensive, and they give you more than your monies worth. Great little tucked away place. It's location is nice because it right down in our little historical town and just down the street from the movies.

    Favorite Dish: It's all delicious!

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    Barbie's Primo Burgers: Great Burgers!

    by Yaqui Updated Sep 12, 2007

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    This is a little tucked away restaurant located right in our historical downtown area. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day. It seems to be a hit with the locals such as myself and the high schools love to come here during their lunch time. Has comfortable sitting and its clean. They have a wonderful menu, but I always go for the burgers myself.

    Hours:
    Mon-Thur 5am-9pm
    Sat 5am-10pm
    Sun 6am-9pm

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    City Slickers: ~Closed

    by Yaqui Updated Jul 5, 2014

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    I am still not sure what happened, but what we gathered in the newspaper the owners of the restaurant and another sandwich place that was located within this strip mall had issue with the owners. Plumming was a huge issue and strip mall owner wouldn't fix it and other issues. So they close. The food and service here was great. So another great place gone.:(

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    Que' Pasa Mexican Cafe: ~ Closed

    by Yaqui Updated Nov 27, 2011

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    It is the sign of the times for many cities across the US. Being a small city it has taken some toll on us. This wonderful restaurant has closed. Yet, I am keeping this page up because they might come back. So lets keep our fingers crossed for all the small businesses.

    I would have to say this is my favorite Mexican Restaurant now. They opened it pretty recently and many locals love this place. Its not a big place, but there is plenty of seating available and they way they arranged the seating it makes them private. I love the decor in this place too! The waitresses have been really wonderful and the love the food...YUMMY!

    Favorite Dish: My favorite is the Finger Food Plate for around $8.95. I end up taking most home and eating it the next day...bonus!

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    Petra Mediterranean Deli & Restaurant: Wonderful Mediterranean Food

    by Yaqui Updated Jun 7, 2009

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    This is a wonderful establishment in Tehachapi that has some very lovely indoor dinning and outdoor dinning along Tehachapis historic dowtown area. It is owned by Abraham and Lune who are known for the wonderful service and friendly atmosphere.

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    THE APPLE SHED: Coupled with a Country Store

    by ViajesdelMundo Updated Oct 29, 2010

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    the live band!

    There is a lot of history to the 'Shed', which was originally built in the 1930's and is next to the railway line. The entire history is written in their website noted below.

    The menu is many usual American favorites and I believe they are most famous for breakfast, but we only had dinner here.

    You pass thru the country store to get to the tables, and one can buy both gifts and homemade food items, such as wonderful FUDGE!! which I did!

    Added to the atmosphere when we were there was a 3-piece local western band!! (see 2nd photo)

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    Burger Spot: Open for over 50 years!

    by Yaqui Updated Mar 22, 2009

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    As you can probably tell which era the Burger Spot originated from. This wonderful burger stand has been serving customers since 1956. The have a pretty good variety on the menu, but nothing beats their burgers and fries. There is not a lot of seating so keep that in mind on weekends when it is really busy. Locals and visitor’s like to frequent this place. Service is good and the place is always clean. It has come unique features is that it has a couple of computers so you can check your mail and an Internet jukebox.

    They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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    Kelcy's Restaurant: Look For The Cowboy!:-)

    by Yaqui Updated Jun 25, 2009

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    Kelcy's has a long history since 1933 when it was once called Squires Coffee Shop. Highway 466 use to pass along in front the restaurant since 1971, which is now Tehachapi Blvd. Although, Tehachapi in those years never developed into a huge motorist stop. The restaurant survived. It pretty much survived the 1952 7.7 earthquake. It like many buidlings suffered much devastation, but was rebuilt and operated as the Trusty's Restaurant. Then in 1969 it was bought by the Kelcy family who has been operating it ever since. They are very proud and want their restaurant to make the locals and visitors feel always welcome. "You know what!" They do! They have a wall dedicated to our local aviation. It is the typical home town restaurant that you will be waited on by smiling faces. Has a no frill decor, yet very comfortable and friendly. The food is excellent and so enjoyable.

    Hours:
    6am-3PM Monday - Saturday
    7am-3pm Sunday

    In Memory of Kelcy Owens 1930 - 2008
    We will miss you!

    Favorite Dish: Breakfast again! Get your monies worth and they give you plenty to eat. The coffee is excellent, along with the food!....Yummy!

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    Java Loop Cafe: Coffee & Murals

    by Yaqui Written Jun 7, 2009

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    The Java Loop Cafe is located right on the corner of Highway 202 (Valley Blvd) and Golden Hills Boulevard and is owned by Kim Hunter.

    This business may be small, but has a drive thru and a patio table to dine on. They have a variety of sandwiches and wonderful flavored coffees. Stop by and see the menu.

    Open 5:30 am - 2 pm weekdays,
    7 am - 2 pm Sat.
    Closed Sun.

    Let's not forget the lovely mural!

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    King of Siam: Great Orange Chicken

    by Yaqui Written Mar 22, 2009

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    This is a really nice restaurant. It is not very big, but the service and the food is good. I usually get the Orange chicken with rice and they give you plenty. Every else in the family seems to enjoy the food too. It is nice, small, clean, and quaint Service is good and so is the price.

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    Red House BBQ: Out of Food!

    by Yaqui Updated Jul 5, 2014

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    The new business in the buiding is called Red House BBQ. We tried to dine here when my son graduated high school, which was a special night. They were out of food. So we left. but my husband gave them second try. Turns out the service was not that good and the food was just ok.

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    La Bella Amore Italian Bistro: Great Italian Food

    by Yaqui Written Jul 13, 2008

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    This is right next door to the Hitching Post Theatre. Great location because it is right in the downtown area. Very lovely decor and the seating is comfortable. Friendly folks here as you will always find in Tehachapi. Great food and at a great price. You get your monies worth here. Serving Italian cuisine Pasta, pizza, calzone and more on the menu, beer & wine.

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    The Apple Shed: ~Closed:(

    by Yaqui Updated Jul 5, 2014

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    Sad to say this place has closed. It was bought back by the original owners (they own the Red Barn across the street) and something has gone terribly wrong. It use to be nice place to visit. They have gotten rid of the gift shop because they wanted to go American made. So the place was so bare. The food was still good, but we noticed the restaurant is completely closed now. The bakery was good and the patio outside was fun to sit on during the summer months. A very sad day!:(

    Favorite Dish: I enjoy the breakfast time here. They do give you plently to eat and your monies worth. Oh!..the fudge here is awesome. You have to try some!

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    Village Grill: More hometown cooking!

    by Yaqui Updated Mar 14, 2009

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    Another great place to eat if you like hometown cooking as usual. No frills decor, and clean. You'll enjoy the food also here. It seems to be a favorite of the locals. It opens up early too for morning breakfast and there is plenty of parking.

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