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Bagdad Cafe

46548 National Trails Hwy, Newberry Springs, CA 92365-9715
+1 760-257-3101
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mojave desert” (3 reviews)
“driving along” (2 reviews)
“movie” (18 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
46548 National Trails Hwy, Newberry Springs, CA 92365-9715
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good place to stop for a break for food and coffee. Mostly visited because of the movie but the people there are genuine and nice. My mom enjoyed her visit.

Thank kokoozie
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I can't say much that hasn't already been said. Not a very clean place to eat --down to the grease-stained 20-wt paper menus. My chili was no better than I get by opening a can at home and heating it up -- but here it...More

1  Thank calmtnman
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I just happened upon the the world famous Bagdad Cafe while on Route 66 in California. Driving along and... There it is! I knew it was still around and was happy to stumble across it. I was pressed for time, so I did not get...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A local said definitely do NOT eat here. The sanitation department has given this place bad ratings.

Thank ihavetwins
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Whoa, what everyone else said below. Filthy surroundings and rest room, urinal no flushy, people filthy, barefooted kin running around, waiter had long dirty hair, crackhead ex-con walking around and giving us the eye....(I think not a customer). I couldn't even finish my hamburger and...More

1  Thank Mccaf
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This was a place we'd been looking forward to visiting on our Route 66 trip. DON'T BOTHER! It's yet another Route 66 cafe resting on the laurels of its status. We went in and were totally ignored. I tried saying hello to the old guy,...More

Thank CaptainDavidBurton
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Huge fun for those who've seen the movie. But wow, not the place to eat. Order taken by local geezer, a patron as no waiters present. He wanted to show us photos of his bit part in Erin Brockovich (Hinkley is nearby). Cook took forever,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 August 2017

If you have seen the film it is great fun to step into the real café, if not, you get a decent meal here and probably anice chat, too. We really enjoyed our short stop!

Thank Sitta
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Clearly, this is a popular place. The only "improvements" I can discern are the many many visitors' flags, t-shirts, towels, and rags signed and stapled to the ceiling and walls. There isn't more than a few specs of original paint visible - there's that much...More

Thank HarveyStone2014
Reviewed 22 May 2017

When you travel on Route 66 / Hwy 40, you MUST stop at the Bagdad Cafe in Newberry Springs. I am having to re-watch the movie again and I am so excited to get the picture of the sign and restaurant. Andrea, the owner, was...More

Thank Kiona144
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46548 National Trails Hwy, Newberry Springs, CA 92365-9715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Newberry Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-257-3101
Site used for the filming of the movie "Bagdad Cafe"
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