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Idle Spurs Steakhouse

690 US Highway 58, Barstow, CA 92311-1785
+1 760-256-8888
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“steak” (86 reviews)
“london broil” (9 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
690 US Highway 58, Barstow, CA 92311-1785
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband decided to surprise me and take me out last weekend, we arrived at idle Spurs a few minutes before 9 and was told they were closed. Bummed, we went somewhere else. This weekend he went to surprise me again, got there at 835pm...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinning experience. Great London Broil for me. Great roasted herb chicken for wife. With cruise type service. Denise gave great service . Salad and potatoe prepare at table. My first a cooled fork for my salad from Denise. Wow. Would come back again and...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Seems like a nice enough place. Looks good inside and out. Food is OK, nothing exceptional but then nothing important subpar (except for the bread as noted elsewhere).Prices ok, not an exceptional value but not really out of line either. Our issue was service -...More

Thank Greg126
Reviewed 1 April 2018

When in the area, looking for a old time spot, has atmosphere, good food, (Prime Rib a speciality) good service, can't go wrong by stopping by the Idle Spur Steakhouse, the Interstate bypassed the Resturant, worth the entry into the GPS on the old highway...More

Thank BartonRix
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Wow, what an amazing find. Our friends invited us to join them at the bar at this absolutely coolest restaurant and I'm so glad we went. It's a hold over from the heyday of Routes 66 and 58 that survived the decimation of just about...More

2  Thank Bianca S
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We decided on a ‘special dinner’ night and the owner of the motel suggested Idle Spurs. It was perfect. It’s a dining experience with the best of everything! Our server, Gloria, was fast, friendly, and knowledgeable! She delivered each course one at a time, which...More

1  Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The decor was typical for a steakhouse. Not my type of place. The food was average. I didn't care for the options. Don't go if you're not into steaks or seafood. Pricey for a place that wasn't fancy. The waitress was friendly.

Thank desifoto
Reviewed 3 February 2018

You need directions to find this quality restaurant. Located outside the main streets of Barstow. Worth the extra time to find. This place has some mileage which gives it some style and charm. Everyone is friendly and enjoys the interaction with their customers. Locals are...More

Thank rprmontana
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Been coming to this place for 30 years. Always great food with a good choice of steaks seafood and chicken dishes. They will allow you to share a meal at no extra charge. Corkage fee for a bottle of wine is only $4. Perfect stop...More

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Located a few miles outside Barstow this restaurant was built to resemble a rustic ranch house.outdated and eclectic interior has a certain charm.Service was enthusiastic and informal ,servers were all local ladies. Food was good and came in generous portions.

Thank Michael S
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Questions & Answers
11 May 2015|
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Response from mward1717 | Property representative |
We most certainly can. Almost 90% of our menu is gluten free. Please ask your server about specific salad dressings and appetizers. Thank you and hope to see you soon!
Susie H
10 May 2015|
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Response from Cherry L | Property representative |
We host a Mother's Day Brunch every year, from 9am-2pm then host our normal dinner from 4-9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 US Highway 58, Barstow, CA 92311-1785
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
  • Phone Number: +1 760-256-8888
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Since our opening in the 1950's the Idle Spurs Steakhouse has established a reputation for excellent food, friendly service, and a unique dining atmosphere. We remain one of the most popular restaurants in the High Desert Region of Southern California with a multitude of visitors stopping on their travels between Las Vegas and Los Angeles or on Historic Route 66. Authentic western antiques and a beautiful indoor garden will truly create a memorable meal. Idle Spurs has refreshing beers on tap, wine by the glass or bottle and a full bar if you would prefer to relax in our lounge. Please join us for your next special meal!
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