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Ski Inn

9596 Avenue a, Bombay Beach, Niland, CA 92257-9481
+1 760-354-1285
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
“dollar bill” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
9596 Avenue a, Bombay Beach, Niland, CA 92257-9481
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place looks really dirty and old. Had a couple munchies not at all impressed. This bar may have been popular back in years gone by but not any more. The whole area of Bombay Beach looks like a wasteland

Thank Charlie F
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is clearly a local hangout. We were there in the middle of the afternoon, and it seemed we were the only non-locals in the place. Everyone greeted us with a smile when we entered. Bombay Beach itself is a bit depressing. There are a...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We certainly didn't know what to expect from an inn at Bombay Beach. So many rumors! But Wendell was kind and chatty and the food was above average. We returned the next day and ate the same thing - fish 'n' chips. Highly recommended!

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a funky little bar/restaurant in Bombay Beach California, the lowest altitude city in the Western Hemisphere. Popular with tourists and locals, a very friendly place with no pretensions. One of a kind!

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Ski is one, maybe only place left on the Salton Sea. It is consistently delicious all day, everyday. I love the onion rings & beef dip.

Thank Lynis M
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a quirky place seemingly in the middle of no where, this is the place to be! We rode our scooters out this way having been of the place and weren't disappointed! The staff was great, the food was your typical bar...More

Thank Mgboyd
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You're not going to find a lot of choices for places to dine around here. As a matter of fact, I think this is pretty much your only choice. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The food was good and decently priced....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Thought we would stop in for a beer. What a time capsule, dollars all over every surface. Met the owner, what a sweetie. Cold beer, what more can you ask for.

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Was passing through and decided here for lunch. My beef dip sandwich was surprisingly flavorful, though the fries were a bit overcooked. My wife enjoyed her Ortega burger and her cousin liked her grilled ham and cheese. It's a husband and wife operation, with him...More

Thank Jeremiah G
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped here because my son had seen it in his video game. The kitchen was not open so we had a drink and signed a bill to add to the collection on the walls. The bartender was happy to chat and answer our questions...More

Thank samanthandtravismom
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US$4 - US$12
American, Bar, Pub
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  • Address: 9596 Avenue a, Bombay Beach, Niland, CA 92257-9481
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Niland
  • Phone Number: +1 760-354-1285
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