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Address: 1611 E. Main St., Barstow, CA
Phone Number: +1 760-256-0366
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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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We have been stopping there for years...

We have traveled back and forth to California for over thirty years and we have always stopped here. It's now just become a tradition. Great ice cream and clean restrooms.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
TheSandyCrab
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled back and forth to California for over thirty years and we have always stopped here. It's now just become a tradition. Great ice cream and clean restrooms.

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Selma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we find ourselves traveling through Barstow we make it a point to make a comfort stop here. You can use the facilities, grab a coffee or a bite to eat, shop a little if you like, and be back on the road. We always find ourselves stopping at the candy counter before we leave. They have a good selection,... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wondered what Barstow Station was so I had to make a stop. Kids will find it fun with the McDonald's in 2 rail cars. The station is busy with several fast food options such as McDonald's and Panda Express. It's a lot like truck stops along the free way with a small food market and lots of overpriced souvenir... More 

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Thank Jackbear
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

They have probably anything you are looking for but it was way too busy for me, along with the shopping they have a few fast food restaurants and tour bus parking in the back. Now when you get 5 or 6 busses emptying out its like a ship hitting port and the sailor's are running wild, flashbacks from the aircraft... More 

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Thank rdd1990
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Price for food and trinkets are priced quite hight. This place is mainly for the riders on the many busses that stop here.

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Thank Lisa C
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Popular place for tour buses & travelers for a restroom and meal break. Kids enjoy eating in old railroad cars.

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Apple Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Harvey House in Barstow is one of the few remaining examples of the restaurant/hotels operated by Fred Harvey during America's railroad heyday. The building has been meticulously restored and placed on the National Historic Registry. While the restaurant is no longer operating there is currently an exhibit sponsored by NASA called "Science on a Sphere" on display that is... More 

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Thank Gaither L
verde valley
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

if you can get through the parking lot without being panhandled, the interior is fun. but there are too many scuzzy people in the parking lot.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We went to Barstow Station as it was down the road from where we were staying. It has fast food (McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts, Subay, Panda Express) , some tourist stores, WI-FI, liquor store, and information for one's travels. Its been in Barstow over 40 years.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The station looks very cute but in reality just houses a McDonalds - there are other restaurants to!! And of course souvenir shops!!

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