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Address: 1611 E. Main St., Barstow, CA
Phone Number:
+1 760-256-0366
07:00 - 20:00
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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

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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OK stop if you like crowds

This stop is a fairly easy on/off of I-15 in Barstow. It is a big place with a lot of visitors. Parking spots are fairly tight, and there are often bus tours. So there may be a... read more

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So Cal
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145 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This stop is a fairly easy on/off of I-15 in Barstow. It is a big place with a lot of visitors. Parking spots are fairly tight, and there are often bus tours. So there may be a large number of people arriving at a single time. Inside are shops, restaurants, and restrooms. It's best to avoid at busy times.

Thank Tecolate
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has many vendors with trinkets and gift type stuff. Always busy with tourists. If you come through Barstow it's worth the stop to look around, stretch your legs and grab some things for people back home.

Thank Kyle L
Level Contributor
82 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barstow is the midpoint between Vegas and L.A. so this is where the busses stop. If you don't mind standing in a thirty person line to get food that was made an hour before then be my guest

Thank John C
Quartzsite, Arizona
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little stop off the interstate for a quick great food stop and/or stretch. Lots of souvenirs too.

Thank babalui2015
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202 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Nice rest stop between LA and Las Vegas, like other reviewers said: plenty of bathrooms and eateries, Panda Express, subway, McDonalds, wetzels pretzels, full liquor store and a Popeyes chicken in the same parking lot. Starbucks across the street and Burger King very close

Thank antiindian
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This Mcdonalds is the most busy one I know, but it is very clean and the staff there is used to being busy so their fast!! Because they are so busy the food is fresh and so good.

Thank happypurdy
Death Valley National Park, California
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6 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Interesting place on main street. Has fast food places in it such as Panda Express, Dunkin Donuts, and McDonalds. Old railroad cars are part of the building.

Thank MHDv1313
Lancaster, California
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88 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The following is my opinion of my recent visit. This place is GROSS. It reminds me of a shanty town. It's basically a bunch of train cars and sheds that are connected with duct tape. If you are traveling through here, I recommend that you pack a sandwich and keep on driving.

Thank Herewegoonvacation
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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92 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my husband. It's worth a quick visit as it has a couple of museums at the one stop... Route 66, Harvey House and Railway Museum (memorabilia). We didn't stay long but it was worth the stop.

Thank Gypsywillow
Hawthorn Woods, United States
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Whew! Where to begin. First this place is very busy. It's hard to even park. It's hard to find an outside patch of gravel or dirt for the dog to relieve herself. Cute on the outside, and jammed on the inside with people and things for sale. Both the guys and gals restrooms where old and dirty. (Your food is... More 

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