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Barstow Station

1611 E. Main St., Barstow, CA
+1 760-256-0366
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The ultimate in tacky and trashy tourist traps.

"Barstow Station" is a shopping and fast food dining stop for tourists on the road from LA to Las... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
nice tourist attraction

stopped in to check it out. nice environment, old trains converted into food/gift plaza. multiple... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Harrisburg, PA
via mobile
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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!
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average31%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
1611 E. Main St., Barstow, CA
+1 760-256-0366
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Barstow Station" is a shopping and fast food dining stop for tourists on the road from LA to Las Vegas. It's made up of a bunch of old railway carriages (cars) and houses some fast food joints (Dunkin' Doughnuts, Panda Express, McDonalds, Subway, etc) and...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

stopped in to check it out. nice environment, old trains converted into food/gift plaza. multiple fast food restaurants inside along with gift shops.

Thank cipollavin
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Often stopping here on I-15 from Vegas to SoCal for the amusement parks. My choice here is the Panda Express. The train cars are nice feature and theme. Easy to get to from the freeway (you can see it easily) on and off ramps.

Thank William R
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This seems to go on for several blocks and it has an assortment of shops, movie theater, restaurants, gas station and other assorted retail. It looks like an urban renewal project but fun to go have coffee and wander around.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We drove over two thousand miles on our southwest Route 66 road trip and had fun visiting national parks, eating delicious food, meeting all types of cool folks, and buying souvenirs like t-shirts to bring home. I thought it would be nice to pass through...More

Thank Angie Y
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The Barstow station is always fun especially for the kids...but I personally enjoy all the great shopping and gift ideas...the Mac Donalds is several old rail road cars linked together..I have visited lots of times over the course of 16 years it's always new and...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

What you would expect from a McDonald’s. It was amusing to the kids being able to eat in a train car. Been here a few times passing through town.

Thank R4548SSdavidf
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The able bodied must climb stairs to the small restrooms and there is often a line. Otherwise, there is some good gift shopping to be done here, from the usual souvenirs to nicer clothing, lighters, handbags. Good but expensive candy area. Several restaurants to choose...More

Thank caltravelgal
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Tour buses & drivers that could barely handle a BIG Wheel or tricycle converge here. Parking lot layout cries out for Destruction Derby tryouts. Went in to grab a quick drink and almost three accidents. Suggest park and walk, the further the better. Barstow Station...More

Thank baaaaaaa
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Old train cars with tons of character inside. Dunking donuts was nice and the little souvineer shop areas were very interesting and cool aswell. Stop by for a nice little rest and snack.

Thank stacymcdowell67
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