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Crazy Train Pub & Grill

€€ - €€€American,
26345 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 909-919-6508
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
26345 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2018

They advertise ‘best burgers on the hill’ and I have to agree that they were among the best burgers I have tasted. Even the buns were different and delicious. We had an Idyllwild Classic and a Jalapeño Burger, both of which are recommended. The draft...More

Thank FrequentTraveller034
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is an old time stop over where you can enjoy a cold beer and some good chow. Burgers, fries, salads and chili. I had an order of chicken strips and it was more than enough. Crispy outside but tender and juicy inside. Great sauces...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A gem of a place. Great hand shaped burgers come in a variety of ways. Onion rings were just right and the Buffalo Wings were just what they should be- no personal twist, just great buffalo wings like the originals. Food comes out promptly and...More

Thank Colleen A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We spent the fourth of July in Idyllwild. About the only place open was the Crazy Train. Best burgers in town and possibly within many miles. Try the onion rings!!

Thank George B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Some friends and I stopped here for a bite to eat on beautiful 4th of July motorcycle ride. They had been there before many times; this was my first time. All-in-all, I was quite satisfied by everything to include the waitress' customer service. Not their...More

Thank Antoine L
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here at around 1.30pm on Friday afternoon, very quiet. Baby back ribs were nicely (not overly) seasoned, and garlic mashed tasty. The mixed vegetables were excellent. Not too crazy about the cornbread and milkshake - a tad too dry and too sweet, respectively. The...More

Thank soapy23
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stopped here for lunch after a day of sightseeing the Idyllwild area. It's exactly what you'd expect from a hometown cafe. Good eats. Good service. Good prices. We ate inside but there's also an outside patio serving breakfast lunch and dinner....More

Thank Vendrizzi
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Staying at the RV campground a few miles up the road. Expect to be snowed in for a couple of days so hit the town before the storm hits. Food is really great. We all had different burgers and there were no complaints. ..strangely uncommon!

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 15 August 2016

One of the best burgers I've had in a long time, 1/2 lb with all the trimmings, add to this the best homemade onion rings in a fifty mile radius, add a brew and you've got a real winner.

2  Thank WesternRover
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We've been going to good times in Idylwild for many years. It is without a doubt the best place to eat in the whole town. It is always consistent and great food. The owner goes out of her way to please you. And she's great...More

1  Thank Shelley F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26345 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549 (Formerly Goodtimes Pub & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 909-919-6508
  • E-mail
Description
Goodtimes Pub and Grill is a casual restaurant serving classic American fair that regulars keep returning for time after time. It is the home of Idyllwild's Favorite Burger, but other favorites like sandwiches, pulled pork, BBQ and slow roasted ribs all are loved by our guests.
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