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50's Diner Backseat Bar

19780 E Hitching Post Way, Cordes Junction - Cordes Lakes, Cordes Lakes, AZ 86333-5103
+1 928-632-4440
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“patty melt” (2 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
19780 E Hitching Post Way, Cordes Junction - Cordes Lakes, Cordes Lakes, AZ 86333-5103
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch at noon and by 12:30 the place was packed. This building used to be a laundromat serving the adjacent motel but was transformed to the diner it is today. Really nostalgic 50’s decor complete with all kinds of memorabilia. Nice...More

Thank christopherM8134MB
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I say Since the new owners taken over the quali5of food has go e down hill. Today my patty melt was burned my husband's hamburger bun should have been put in the trash it was in pieces and our friends blt was bad very little...More

Thank Jackie R
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

I frequently ate at this diner when I was traveling through the area. It has become clear that the food quality has eroded, the menu selection has decreased, and the prices have significantly increased. The servers are indifferent, resulting in slow service and order errors....More

Thank Joahdex
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

So cute. Played 50s music so ambiance was great. Clean and service friendly. Veggie pizza was good and priced very reasonable. We were on our way to the Grand Canyon and this was our lunch stop. A real find. 🌵🍺🍷🚐

Thank desro35
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The food is great. the atmosphere is wonderfull, and the have a BAR! You can stay overnight at the RV park or motel next door and spend the night in the bar, and still get a burger for dinner. We had breakfast and the Grilled...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Our group of 4 dusty hikers walked in at shift change. We all enjoyed Joan's warm hometown welcome and wonderful service. She had to go running between the bar and the café to get me a glass of wine. I had a burger and it...More

Thank Kimpia
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

We had a decent breakfast here. This place is right off the freeway on the way from Phoenix to Flagstaff. Service was friendly but everyone seemed frazzled. I found this odd because there were only 3-4 tables of customers at any time when we were...More

Thank Jen L
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an"diner" type place. This is a cutely decorated 50ish eatery. The waitress was super attentive! The food...fajitas were really old like they had been scraped off of someone else's plate. Also had the fried chicken plate. The mashed potatoes were good,...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

My family needed lunch, this was a great alternative to the standard McDonald's and subway. It's hidden in the back of an RV park but worth the stop of your feeling hungry. Their menu has many options and everything was cooked perfectly! Great place to...More

Thank sdickey024
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Had an excellent meal. Have been to 50's Diner Backseat Bar twice now. We will be back as the opportunity arises! Good food! Good service! Good atmosphere!

Thank Marsha L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $10
American, Diner
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19780 E Hitching Post Way, Cordes Junction - Cordes Lakes, Cordes Lakes, AZ 86333-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Cordes Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 928-632-4440
  • E-mail
Step back in time to the 50s Diner Backseat Bar. Enjoy a thick handmade shake with a great burger or you just crave breakfast which is served to 3PM daily. The grounds are beautiful with a covered outside patio area and great desert views. For most a step back in time and a place to enjoy your day.
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