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Crowbar Cafe & Saloon

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Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384
760-852-4123
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 22
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Surprising good get-away lunch in the desert!

We live in Pahrump and go to Shoshone occasionally for a Lottery ticket or to use the uncrowded, friendly Post Office. Decided to try the Crowbar and haven't been disappointed yet, except with the slow service once. We have tried several things but keep returning for the Ortega burger with French... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mzjeepco
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Pahrump, Nevada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After driving through Death Valley all day we were extremely surprised by this restaurant! Delicious fajitas. Tender chicken and salsa to die for! Chef Steve also prepared special chicken dinner for our dog at no cost! Love the place!

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Thank Larissa B
Pahrump, Nevada
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We live in Pahrump and go to Shoshone occasionally for a Lottery ticket or to use the uncrowded, friendly Post Office. Decided to try the Crowbar and haven't been disappointed yet, except with the slow service once. We have tried several things but keep returning for the Ortega burger with French fries. It is excellent and the fries are out... More 

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Thank mzjeepco
Flagstaff, Arizona
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The breakfast food is just fine. Well made omelettes, kind of greasy hash browns. Service is fairly friendly. Don't bother with the hot tea - like most places, they just don't understand that tea must be made with boiling or near boiling, not tepidly warm, water.

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1 Thank Richard R
New York City, New York
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1,028 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 659 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Captive audiences eat here: there is no other place within hours. The place is old and dusty, not even picturesque, just faded. Restrooms “do not work” and they suggest you go look for some trailer across the road... Turkey sandwich OK, Miners special (tiny slices of beef sauteed with green peppers, onions & pepper) is pretty good, water for the... More 

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1 Thank Oliver S
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Only option in town, and quite a good one at that, contrary to the motel across the road, which is to be avoided...

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1 Thank romano-paris01
Maryville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Sometimes in a deserted place, you just eat where and what you can! This place has GREAT food and quality service! We enjoyed an early breakfast and great service! Very nice start to the day in a lonely desert town!

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2 Thank mpg81
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Been coming here for years. The service is always good and the food is good. Starting to get a little pricy, but it is in the middle of nowhere.

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1 Thank Chuck D
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I have driven through here several times and missed this gem but I won't be passing without stopping again. The staff was friendly and accommodating to my 2.5 yo daughter. The food was delicious. The omelet was fantastic and everyone at my table agreed the pancakes were the best we have ever had. I still remember how light and fluffy... More 

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stopped here to grab a bite to eat before heading into death valley. Food was good. It felt like a very local eatery type of place. Put gas in your car before you get to Shoshone...its your last opportunity and prices of gas are not pretty.

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Thank Cassie0801
Newark, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Lovely outside patio. Great food at great prices. Nice waitress. Quick service. Very relaxing. Sitting outside after sunset on the patio is so wonderful!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Shoshone
  • Phone Number: 760-852-4123

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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