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Bob's Big Boy - CLOSED

2860 Lenwood Rd, Barstow, CA 92311-9589
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet

26 reviews from our community

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English first
Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Please remove this option, this restaurant is closed and empty! The restaurant seems to be abandoned for quite some time, the outdoor sign has been removed, the only thing left is the bun boy left to rot outside...

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Wiehle, VA
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202 reviews 202 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
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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429 reviews 429 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 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
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 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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260 reviews 260 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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