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Crowbar Cafe & Saloon

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Cafe
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Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been visiting Death Valley and ended up in Shoshone in need of food and lodging. For such a small town with so few options, we were very pleasantly surprised with the quality of both. The food was well prepared and very good with reasonable prices. The server was pleasant and efficient. As stated, a pleasant surprise when we... More 

Thank Travelover820
Deerfield, New Hampshire
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192 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fries are great! Everything else was pretty bad. Chicken sandwich was super dry, BLT had a lot of L, a hard T, and barely any B. The service here is the worst I have experienced in a long time. We just left there and I couldn't wait to have cell service so I could leave a review. The waitress... More 

1 Thank daynasu
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab little place to stop and get fed before venturing into Death Valley. Great food, value and staff

Thank caractacusus
Guernsey, Channel Islands
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182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In and around Tecopa, restaurants come and go. Their opening season and quality changes. Whereas Crowbar is always open and reliable, maybe not gourmet however always dependable

Thank GlynCarre
Rialto, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Love the crowbar and the town of Shoshone, great place to stop. Great food and the museum next door is cool. Great gift shop in the gas station.

Thank Maria B
Macon, France
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Nice place in a strange village at the entrance of Death valley. Welcoming is so warm:many advice, will to help and inform you, to make you taste local products. A nice step before crossing death valley

Thank anne1302
Paris, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the Crowbar for breakfast and had the most wonderful experience. Quick, friendly service, great food, authentic place. You must try the pancakes. Heaven!

Thank SMeirav
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

I've been some to places in my time, but this place was awful. This is due to the heavy set waitress who made our visit as unwelcome as possible. She should be fired, but is probably related to the owner (population 31 in Shoshone). The problem is, she does this rudeness on purpose knowing that people are one time visitors,... More 

2 Thank Dave W
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at the Crowbar Cafe and we were very pleased. It is a cute little spot with a few tables and spaces at the counter. The patty melt was awesome! The staff was pleasant and they have free wifi ! Worth the stop!

Thank Cheryl T
Pahrump, Nevada
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167 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

All the good things said about the food and service remain true. Especially notable is the quality of Jake's homemade salsa for our very favorite, the California Omelete with rye toast! CAUTION--Lately we have driven over twice from Pahrump to find the cafe closed! The latest was today, Father's Day Sunday! We were told they were "cleaning," which is good,... More 

Thank Selway M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Shoshone
  • Phone Number: 760-852-4123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?