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Address: 1611 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-3294
Phone Number: 17602560366
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Whether you are looking for a place to take a rest, have some fun, use the...

Whether you are looking for a place to take a rest, have some fun, use the restroom, engage in a history lesson, or collect souvenirs, we have it all here at Barstow Station. During your visit, you can grab great food, see interesting people, and stock up on supplies before hitting the road again. Barstow Station is home to more than 16 different vendors, including well-known names like McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts. Best of all, we have Wi-Fi, clean and inviting drivers' lounges, a liquor store, and clean restrooms. Looking for lotto tickets? Our family-owned fun spot is the fourth largest seller in the state of California. We have even made some millionaires!

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INTERESTING PLACE, BUT OVER RATED AND EXPENSIVE

A very interesting place in Barstow, CA that has various light eating options and your typical tourist trap souvenier shop. Most items that we looked at were quite spendy... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynn M
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Colfax,ND, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Inside they have a variety of food to choose from along with sweet treats and treasure items to pick from. The location is close to the highway.

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Thank Sharon d
Colfax,ND, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting place in Barstow, CA that has various light eating options and your typical tourist trap souvenier shop. Most items that we looked at were quite spendy compared to other tourist traps we have been in. Unfortunately, this is about the only place in Barstow that you can get this sort of stuff. We were quite surprised by... More 

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Thank Lynn M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another McDonald's? Not by a long shot. The Main drag in Barstow was and IS Route 66, which brought the masses of Okies and other Midwestern folks from the Dust Bowl ravaged lands to the promise of California where many found their riches and place in the sun. Oh, did I mention it is a food court and you can... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped quickly to get some quick eats and check out the train car McDonalds. Pretty cool setup. Was crowded due to some buses, but clean, unique and worth the stop.

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Thank Boyz4Us
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barstow station has long been a familiar and traditional stop for my family and ever since I remember going to Las Vegas. It's unique setting is appealing. The Mc Donald's (which was recently refurbished) eating area is actually to passenger rail cars is really cool. The actual space it's self is like a mini gift shop and food court. The... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Barstow station is always my pit stop of choice on every road trip from Las Vegas to California. They have everything here in one stop, variety of choices on food and drinks, due some shopping and play lottery.

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Thank AngelMoralespr
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Interesting Visit for train buffs. Pleasant respite from summer sun. Husband delighted with exhibits. shade d seating for those less interested.

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Thank JER26
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Traveling late at night and stop to eat and take a break. Weird setup and not every clean. All tables, floor and bathroom needed to be clean. Yuck!!!!

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Manteca, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

There are several places to stop in Barstow, but this is the only one I recommend. There are several places to eat and shop inside. Especially when it hits triple digits, stay cool inside and get some ice cream. There are some very cool stores that carry unique items.

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Thank Jerry R
San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Travelling from Paso Robles to Las Vegas, this was a convenient stop to fuel up and use the very clean restrooms. It's a crossroads for many things. Take some time to check out the history. Trains, cars, road signs. Fun Times (and a unique setup for McDonalds if that's your thing)

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