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Badwater Saloon
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California 190, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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California 190, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 7607862387
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typical xanterra
2 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2014
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Cmr013

lets be real honest with each other. xanterra must be latin for overpriced, undersized meals and crappy service at national parks. everything we ordered fit the bill, and two of us ate for... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

lets be real honest with each other. xanterra must be latin for overpriced, undersized meals and crappy service at national parks. everything we ordered fit the bill, and two of us ate for about $50 with tip, and left hungry. should have just eaten in camp again.

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San Francisco
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132 reviews 132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Atmospheric saloon with choices of food and drink to be a fun stop while you are out touring. Attached to it is the Toll House restaurant which has fantastic meals at half the cost of the Xanterra-run restaurants at Furnace Creek Ranch, where you are a captive audience.

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Boise, Idaho
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216 reviews 216 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a National Park and the food usually is buffet style so we opted for the Badwater Saloon for a drink first. The bartender, 151-Richard S was very good, and that he would service us dinner at the bar if we wanted to eat, this was the full menu and not just from the bar menu, this was at... More

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Asheville, North Carolina, Usa
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145 reviews 145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

An oasis in the desert. Excellent staff/service, good beer selection, tasty food, and a fine view make for a good choice in dining. Never mind that it's the only choice for a number of miles. But that makes it all the more remarkable -- they don't have to be that good, but they are. The only downside was the number... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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150 reviews 150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

These saloons with homemade burgers are very good places to eat. So much better than Macs and those other whopperplaces. Normally I prefer a good cold beer to that but as I had to drive on I took the Coke Zero. It's a pleasant Valley to stop by.

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Vancouver
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We’d been disappointed in our dining experiences at the Furnace Creek Ranch, where we were staying, so decided to stop for lunch at the Badwater Saloon at Stovepipe Wells Village. The atmosphere was suitably wild west and the food selection better than what we’d encountered at Furnace Creek. We also liked the view from the windows that run along one... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We were there for dinner two of the three nights we stayed at Stovepipe Wells. The interior does, in fact, look like a saloon. It was pretty quiet, due the huge lack of customers. The first night, I had the chicken wings (8) with prickly pear sauce. They came with some carrot pieces, celery stalks, and ranch dressing. Delicious! My... More

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Boston
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Bar food, but pretty good bar food. The pulled pork quesadilla was very tasty and the tortilla soup really good. A little pricey, but less so then the food options at Furnace Creek and the food is better. Visit the sand dunes and head to the Saloon for lunch with a view.

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Brooklyn, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Good service. Basic bar food menu. TV if you need it. They had a painting of a naked lady above a door way and would pull a curtain down over it if kids were around. Thought that was pretty funny!

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Redlands, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had lunch here. We were the 3rd table to be seated and then waited....and waited. Our waiter was incredibly unorganized and seemingly uncaring that 10 tables of guests were waiting for food as he chatted with the other help. When our lunch came, the french fries were cold and the salad lukewarm, making us think that everything was just... More

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Address: California 190, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
Phone Number: +1 7607862387
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Death Valley National Park  >  Death Valley Junction

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