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“Great break while on the river”

Pirate Cove Beach Bar
Ranked #9 of 26 Restaurants in Needles
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Close to home…..Far from everyday! This secluded California oasis is located at the Moabi Regional Park, on the banks of the Colorado River, just 11 miles southeast of Needles, California. Nestled among the palm trees and surrounded by pristine white sandy beaches, this first-class family destination offers it’s guests luxurious accommodations, a 250 slip marina facility with 24 hour gas dock and a 7 lane launch ramp... all situated along Historic Route 66. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an afternoon refuge from your travels, Pirate Cove offers an oasis that brings you back to a simpler life where you can eat, drink, play, and unwind the pirates way. Once “ashore,” take advantage of our many amenities including our award-winning pirate-themed restaurant and beach bar, spacious beachfront cabins, riverfront RV resort, boat rentals, children's water park and playground, and our new attraction... the Pirate Cove zip line adventure! Pirate Cove offers everything one looks for in a destination vacation or afternoon getaway. For those looking for more adventure, take a self-guided tour on our groomed nature trails which showcase the native wildlife and flora. Or, set sail on our Boat Tour and explore Topock Gorge and Havasu Wildlife Refuge where you'll find an abundance of wildlife, lava pinnacles and ancient petroglyphs on the gorge walls. Experience Pirate Cove’s new zip line adventure! It is one of Pirate Cove’s best family experiences and it’s an adventure you won’t want to miss! Imagine traveling at exhilarating speeds and enjoying incredible views of the Colorado River and the Cove. Or you can choose to do nothing at all! Just sit back and relax... shaded by thatch palapas along the white sandy beaches of the Colorado River. We are always adding more features and ammenities so be sure to check back often.Our Amenities • On Historic Route 66• Off-road trails• Easy freeway access• National award-winning restaurant• Pirate-themed beach bar• Seven-lane boat launch ramp• 250 boat slip marina with 24/7 gas dock• Boat rentals and sightseeing tours• Fishing facilities • General store and gift shop• Security-gated dry storage facilities• Free resort shuttle service• Full hook-up RV campsites• Wi-fi available• Children’s waterpark and playground• Scenic nature trails• Zip line adventure• BBQ and picnic areas Pirate Cove is truly a place in time. If you’ve got the time, we’ve got the place. Pirate Cove invites you to experience this spectacular beachside resort like no other on the Colorado River.
Reviewed May 28, 2013

105 degrees and just had to stop for a break. I ordered the hamburger and fries and it was really good and the food came out so fast that it actually beat the drinks to the table. My buddies got the pulled pork sandwich and they too were pretty stoked. The waitress was really nice and was on the money with her suggestions. I was there for Memorial Day weekend so it was crowded but I knew that going in and we got lucky and walked right up to a vacant table. The DJ was pretty fun but he was kinda lame singing with the music especially since his voice is a bit raspy. I thought he was funny because he acted like he was playing along on some type of keyboard, NOT! I think he had an IPOD and really not that great of a song list. Overall really good food, and great people watching. Later!

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Reviewed May 25, 2013

The food was bland, overdone, overpriced for what they were offering. Even my kids didn't love the french fries and teens LOVE fries. The servers were really awesome, took the time to make small talk, and generally acted as if they were glad to see you.

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Reviewed March 26, 2013

If you go for interior design with fantasy, big portions and sexy waitresses, this is the place for you - only Capt'n Jack Sparrow is missing. If you don't, there are better places for you. The food is good, the waterfront view from the restaurant nice and the restrooms are clean. Service from start to finish was slow, which bothered us before we were trying to see the Grand Canyon before sunset.

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Reviewed November 20, 2012

The portions were very big and the prices reasonable. The service was fast and we felt like we belonged their even though we had never been there before.

2  Thank lovetotravel969
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Reviewed February 29, 2012

Did not eat, but certainly drank! A great spot in the middle of no where, worth the trip. You think you are in the South Seas and not in the desert of California. Next time more eating, less drinking!

2  Thank Janet M
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