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Desert Bar and Nellie E Saloon

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Address: 5 Miles down Cienega Springs Road, Parker, AZ

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25 minute ride on dirt road, ya gotta do it.

If you are in Parker, AZ then you must take a day trip to the Desert Bar. Get off AZ 95 on Cienega Springs Rd dirt road accessible by most cars. We went when a band was playing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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West Covina CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

If you are in Parker, AZ then you must take a day trip to the Desert Bar. Get off AZ 95 on Cienega Springs Rd dirt road accessible by most cars. We went when a band was playing that was fantastic, The Sidewynders with a young lady who should be on tour. They played a variety of songs but she... More 

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Wrightwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I would have given this a five, but on many weekends, the road in, while completely driveable, is quite crazy with the amount of vehicles, the speeds driven - especially around corners, and long waits for food and beverages. BUT, once at table with said food and beverages, it is quite a treat to be able to enjoy both in... More 

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Its a 4-5 mile ride down a rocky dusty road, but its a very unique place. they have beer wine and liquor!1

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We always visit this site which is five miles in the desert outside of Parker Arizona. The experience alone is worth it. The drive is a little dusty and can get quite busy on Sundays, but they have food, drinks and a live band on some weekends. The kids like climbing the rocks around the desert area of the bar... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Always fun and always expanding this place is a lot of fun.I try to go whenever we visit Havasu. Would definitely recommend a truck/jeep to get here since the road is rough.Be aware it is only open on weekends and only seasonally so, be sure it's open before you go. Bring cash and a will to spend a bit of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was a very fun place to go to- a place I will always remember - it's a good 15-20 minute drive on a dirt road off the highway- with lots of turns and motobikes, 4 wheelers, dune buggies racing around - helicopters flying above your head - but the drive makes you feel like your going out into the... More 

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Parker, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

At the end of a dirt road, passable with any vehicle, you end up at one of the most interesting bars you will ever visit. If you appreciate the reuse of building materials and a man's unusual vision, this is a must . Even the toilets are worth a visit! Check the hours/ days it's open before going and go... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Desert Bar is great fun! I took my parents and we all had a blast! Its a wonderful way to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Half the fun is trekking through the desert in an Off- Road vehicle to get there. Bring cash because they do not take debt or credit; but don't worry its so worth... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We take EVERY visitor we have come to see us in Lake Havasu to the famous Desert Bar. Everyone loves it .. SUPER QUIRKY but what a trip /memory Such an unusual place. Located out in the 'middle of nowhere' is this great place to spend an afternoon. 2 ways to get there; the main road in is dirt, but... More 

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Malibu, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Be sure to bring along a D.D. for you Desert Bar adventure. Great Bloody Marys, Cold beer, burgers, dogs, dancing, friendly faces and FUN! Family friendly.

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