Jul 15, 2022

ABC Revokes the License of Grandma’s Sports Bar and Grill in Bakersfield

The current owner has 180 days to transfer the license

Bakersfield – The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has revoked the liquor license of Grandma’s Sports Bar and Grill, located at 1901 Flower Street in Bakersfield. Alcohol sales are immediately prohibited.

ABC agents opened an investigation after receiving complaints from the community and found that Grandma’s, also known as Catrina’s, was operating a disorderly premises. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple assaults that occurred at the location.

The owner of the premises recently signed an agreement accepting the penalty of revocation stayed. The revocation stayed order means the license is suspended indefinitely and the owner must transfer it within 180 days to a new owner at a new location.

“ABC is committed to keeping communities safe,” said ABC Director Eric Hirata. “We will continue working with our local law enforcement partners to hold ABC licensees accountable when a location becomes a nuisance in the community.”

ABC protects communities through education, prevention, and enforcement programs designed to increase compliance with California’s alcoholic beverage laws.

ABC is a department of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency.


Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Public Information Office
3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
Email: pio@abc.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 419-2525

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