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California 190, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 7607862387
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Boise, Idaho
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211 reviews 211 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

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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144 reviews 144 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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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139 reviews 139 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
39 helpful votes 39 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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Canby, Oregon
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220 reviews 220 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The Bloody Marys in the Saloon were pricey (so is everything in Death Valley) but very good and the meals in the restaurant were spot on. Had dinner (chicken salad, cheese burger) and then buffet breakfast the next morning. All the food was tasty, reasonably priced, and service was very friendly. Would have no problem planning to eat and drink... More

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Morganton, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Average food. However we were starving and were so glad that it was there. If you are in the area and hungry stop in for a bite to eat. Service was slow when we were there.

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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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