Pioneer Saloon
Pioneer Saloon
4.5
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
About
A short 25-minute drive from Las Vegas, the Pioneer Saloon is the oldest drinking establishment in Southern Nevada, featured on many Blockbuster Movies, TV Shows and International Media Productions. The Pioneer Saloon has been operating since 1913. Inside you will see the Carole Lombard/Clark Gable Museum (Free of Charge). The saloon was used as base camp for search and recovery for the passengers of the ill-fated DC-3 flight, where in 1942 actress Carole Lombard lost her life. Her husband Clark Gable sat at the bar for several days burning holes into the bar top waiting for news of his wife’s fate. See the bullet holes in the wall where in 1915 a card shark was shot to death for cheating at cards, ruled a justifiable homicide. The original 1860 potbelly stove still heats the Saloon today. The Saloon is also haunted as seen on the Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures”. Take lots of photos you may get a ghost! The Pioneer Saloon offers incredible food boasting a 10-page menu, 4 full service bars, great selection of craft beers on tap and live entertainment on weekends. Very friendly staff, a fun place to visit! Kids Welcome! Family Friendly! Dog Friendly! (on leash) Incredible Food served all day! Plenty of parking! Tours Several tours are offered through the Pioneer Saloon including The History Tour, The Star Gazing Tour, & The Haunted Lockdown Tour. Call for more information or visit our website. Disclaimer: Card Sharks are shot on site Horse Thieves are hung out back Street Girls bringing cowboys in to the saloon must pay for room in advance
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  • Mark Y
    Des Plaines, Illinois873 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's an experience
    Oldest saloon in the neighborhood or something. Lots of character and lots of movies filmed here. A lot of celebrities have walked through the doors. Can it really qualify as a hidden gem? Hmm. Food for thought. Discuss among yourselves. Band playing outside on a Thursday night, that was cool. Don't expect fancy waiters in tuxes, it ain't that type of place. The staff are down to earth friendly people. I ordered the Naked Legs (smoked chicken wings). They took forever, but to be honest between the music, the beer, and the people I didn't mind so much. Especially because they were worth the wait. Spicy, smoky, crispy... Awesome. Bama sauce was the perfect compliment. I had been driving all day, this was the perfect place to unwind.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 September 2023
  • Jet41983279032
    Las Vegas, Nevada6 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place to chill and see some history
    Great history and atmosphere, service on patio soo slow!!! But otherwise, awesome band during the day, appears to be a cool happy hr pricing, definitely go back. Food was good. Check out the room outt back, some great history!!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 September 2023
  • Betty S
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pioneer Saloon Goodsprings NV
    We love to come here when we are in Nevada. Ordered a Poltergeist Burger and a High Blue Cactus Burger. Burgers were perfectly done, filling, and delicious. Margarita was excellent. Friendly service and we felt welcomed. Amazing amount of history in the saloon. It's a Nevada Historical Landmark.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 September 2023
  • Brad S
    Sainte Genevieve, Missouri224 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hidden Gem… St. Louis Connection!
    Stopped in here for lunch with the wife… great atmosphere in an old saloon. This is not a fancy place but it isn’t supposed to be! Co-owner from St. Louis and they have St Louis style pizza with PROVEL cheese, St. Louis style ribs and gooey butter cake!!! I had the pizza and wife had the sloppy Joe sliders… both amazing!! Prices are a bit high but worth the experience. Will definitely be back when visiting Vegas!
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 April 2024
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Constance L
Missouri13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Couples
Character abounds in this unlikely out of the way watering hole. If you like authentic/rustic, take a break and check out the Pioneer Saloon. A weekday during Covid was no deterrent to the surprisingly diverse clientele enjoying burgers and breakfast. Outdoor seating was a little too breezy for us - we were glad to find a table inside. A big wood stove was lit just as the sun was moving below the mountains. While enjoying a beverage and waiting for food to arrive, take in the history. We each enjoyed a burger - quite satisfactory!
If you are looking for character, and can easily overlook certain hygienic details go for it.
Written 25 March 2021
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K.H
Chino Hills, CA34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
Wanted to find a new place to stop off at on our way to Vegas...came across the Pioneer Saloon. Came just to check it out and wound up staying for a beer and some lunch. There was a man playing live music out on the back patio entertaining the guests while they ate. We ordered the haunted grilled cheese and it did not disappoint. Such a great combination of cheesy and a slight spice from the jalapeño bacon, cheese and ghost sauce. After we were done eating our waiter took us inside and had the bartender give us a little history on the saloon. Great service and a nice place to chill out and get some food. We will definitely be coming back to try some BBQ.
Written 9 August 2020
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Jenny M
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Couples
Stopped on the way from Vegas back to California and so glad we did. Right from the minute you arrive you’ll know this is a cool place with a great vibe. The history behind this place is amazing and when you walk in you feel like your vacation just got so much better. The staff was great and friendly and quick with drinks and food even though it was very busy. The drinks on tap were delicious and our meal was delicious. The live band was a great bonus as they played on this beautiful afternoon. Highly recommend.
Written 31 October 2021
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Sparky7483
Washington DC, DC72 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Family
If I could give this negative points I would. First off my wife and 3 younger kids (2 - young teens and a 10 year old) walk in and the young blonde lady and young guy behind the overly cluttered bar ignored us and didn't even acknowledge that we were in there. My youngest son asked if they have FarCry souvenirs because this game is based off this town and she rudely said no we don't have those anymore. She then told my wife to go next door to the bar if we wanted to eat, so we did. We sat down and ordered drinks, a salad and 3 chicken quesadillas. After an hour of waiting and being told they were coming right out I decided to cancel our order and leave. There were people who came in after us and a couple guys who got their cheeseburgers and their salads before we got our food, plus she came and asked if we wanted refills after waiting 45 minutes.
Written 27 November 2021
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GreatEx
Riverside, CA186 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Love driving to places and experiencing what they are about. This place was one of them. Purposely drove 3 hrs to check this place out as it has quite a bit of history to it. The food was good, the place was not bad given its years of service. You can definitely see time in the building itself. The staff were great and very friendly. Service was good. The margarita was great. I got the ribs and the flavor was great. The mushroom burger was good too. Was not disappointed with my food. Also, they have a live band playing towards the back of the patio. Even though we were seated inside by the bar area (it was cooler), the live music was still so loud. Coming from Riverside, CA, it was not worth the 3 hr drive but if you are on your way to vegas or coming back, you might as well check it out. We only went straight to the saloon. There are mentions of ghost town but we didn’t explore any further as it was a hot day.
Written 10 June 2023
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Reisende_Sun
Las Vegas, NV58 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
I really like the history of the town and this place has quite a few old photos and artifacts on display. The food was fine, had the ghost burger, very filling. I asked the waitress if there were any ruins or ghost town type things to see and she said no. But in front of the building is a plaque with QR code you scan and do a walking tour of all the old houses and building dating back to the early 1900s. So there ARE ruins to see! That waitress needs to get a clue, like seriously.
Written 21 November 2022
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michael o
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
Wow what a place not only is it a beautiful place but the staff traci and Jeremy were brilliant they were beyond helpful. And the local people we talked to were so friendly and great craic I would highly recommend going here. Even though we were staying in the lovely Las Vegas going to good springs may have been the highlight of our visit. Thank you for the laugh 😂😂
Written 20 September 2022
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Richie1953
Chehalis17 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Don't go or if you do go plan on spending a bundle for the experience. Cool saloon on an out of the way road. Way to much for the food you get and over priced liquor. We had a burger the size of an IN N Out burger for 16.99. They added 50 cent to the drink we ordered. They added 3 bucks for the smallest size of potato salad that we thought came with the burger. No fries etc with the burger price. Save your money and try something else. Take a look at the receipt and you'll get a idea of the feeling we had of being ripped off.
Written 15 April 2024
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empressellen
Las Vegas, NV246 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
This is the old west, for real! Established in 1913, this place has a beautiful old bar with the giant mirror behind it. Lunch was good, staff is friendly. Lots of history, including bullet holes in the wall from a long-ago skirmish. It was freezing the day we came so we ate inside in the bar area, but there's lots of outdoor seating and we will come back when it's warmer. There is also a small general store. 45 minutes or less from Las Vegas so an easy side trip.
Written 3 February 2022
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dshafs
Finksburg, MD493 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
Oldest bar in Nevada it is replete with history and ghosts. We met the owners and were regaled with stories of Lombard and Clark Gable as well as frontier poker games that involved shootings and mayhem.
Great country band playing outside. The gun-slinger ambiance can't be beat and the staff was friendly.
We were there with a large group and they handled us well. Really worth the visit if you like this sort of Americana.
The parking lot is a dust bowl however so your clean car won't be afterwards.
Written 27 September 2021
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