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Bob's Big Boy

2860 Lenwood Rd, Barstow, CA 92311-9589
760-253-5107
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Ranked #36 of 85 restaurants in Barstow
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Wiehle, VA
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

When this homesick Californian finally makes it home, this is a must stop. No, it's not has good as it was when Bob Wian was alive and Marriott owned the chain. But, it's still a winner.

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Las Vegas, NV
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I have made probably 40 trips (at least) across the desert since I moved from southern CA to Las Vegas. Growing up in So. Cal. I loved my Bob's Big Boy burgers, fries and shakes. So we always made a point of eating, at least once, on our road trips either in Baker or in Barstow. Barstow seemed to always... More

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La Canada, California
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417 reviews 417 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Even though breakfast turned out OK here, the place felt a little old and neglected. We had the brekafast buffet which was quite reasonable at $4.99. Ordering breakfast from the menu seemed quite expensive compared to the buffet (a simple 2-egg breakfast was $6.99!). The bacon and sausage at the buffet was great and all you could eat. The eggs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

The service was amazing the two guys who work the dinner shift on weekends are truely masters of there craft :) p.s its now Bun Boy :)

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Ripon, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Great burger with great French fries!! Great service too. The burger tasted like REAL beef, unlike chain restaurants. Highly recommend this place for a wonderful meal while traveling through the desert area.

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San Clemente, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

It's no longer a Bob's Big Boy, but the menu hasn't changed. Service was good. Burger was a little overcooked, but toppings were really fresh and tasty.

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Barstow, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Big Boy restaurant Barstow is now "Bun Boy." I've had three meals here now. I have absolutely no complaints about the new Bun Boy. Food was good, restaurant was very clean, to include the rest rooms. Service was very good, prices are on par with other casual sit down restaurants. In my opinion the music was just wonderful (60s rock).... More

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Carlsbad, California
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248 reviews 248 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

We stopped in at the Big Boy Restaurant in Barstow on our way to Lake Havasu. I hadn't had a Big Boy burger in years. I'm happy to say they are still very tasty! Mine came with lots of fries. The place is in a commercial area just off the freeway and a convenient lunch stop along I-15. It was... More

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Lucerne Valley, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Its Bob's Big Boy, common now we all know Bob's it were we hung out as teens in the 60's. It has not changed much all though they did away with Pappy Parkers Fried Chicken and the red dressing for the salads.

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Anaheim, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

My wife and I have visited this Bob's several times on the way back from Vegas and yet to see good service. Yesterday, we stopped in for lunch, two of about eight customers. We were seated promptly, but it took 20 minutes for the server to ask us what we wanted to drink and another 15 to take our order.... More

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