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Dateland Travel Center & Date Gardens

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Great place to stop!

Love stopping by as they got a ginormous dirt lot so there's always parking. They got a manicured... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rock4reuter38
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Face of the Sun” Oasis

I have driven through Dateland about 3 million times, and the bathrooms are always clean and well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ExploringViking96
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San Diego, California
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Dateland Travel Center is your trusted and friendly stop on I-8. We offer a full service Texaco gas station, convenience store, gift shop, RV park, Quiznos and Ice Cream Corner serving our World Famous Date Shakes!Our Texaco gas station allows...more
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1737 S Avenue 64 E, Dateland, AZ 85333-5585
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+1 928-454-2772
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love stopping by as they got a ginormous dirt lot so there's always parking. They got a manicured yard in front perfect for fur babies and inside is just as nice too. They got a Quiznos if ya want a sandwich, but the real claim...More

Thank rock4reuter38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The date malt shake is amazing. Place is open until 9:00 PM, so stop on the way. MANY knickknacks and other road treats.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have driven through Dateland about 3 million times, and the bathrooms are always clean and well stocked with PRIVATE stalls... I do miss the old dive like joint that they replaced, but the cleanliness and wells stocked store is a sight for sore eyes...More

Thank ExploringViking96
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We love dates and this place has really moist and delicious dates. Our favorite is Medjool. We stopped for a date shakes. We were looking for one that had actual date pieces in it and these do. So many place only use date sugar now....More

Thank Begonia3
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I was a bit suspicious about the date shake but when I tasted it I was sold. Really tasty milkshake. We also had pineapple and cactus shakes. All tasty. A definite stop.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Date shakes are very good here. I enjoy stopping by and getting one when we travel to or from California from home. They also have bags of fresh dates with many varieties to choose from.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were passing through. The first thing to notice is that it looks like a literal oasis in the desert with all the lush green date trees surrounding the property. I’ve read a couple articles online about the world famous date shakes...More

Thank lcdemar
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Very good date shakes but high priced, while the packaged dates are available at a very good price. There is also a Quiznos Sub Shop and convenience store on site.

Thank StevenP3559
Reviewed 21 February 2018

i stopped here as others have said it is one of the few rest areas on Hgy #8. I had a shake and it was OK but overpriced. I opted not to eat at the Quizno's and push on to Yuma which has a lot...More

Thank awayIgo2travel
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Needed a place to stay for night enroute to rocky point from Yuma area. Located about an hour east of Yuma, right off I-8. Large and easy accessible pull through rv sites. Not paved, but there is a little paved spot in each rv spot...More

Thank Penticton L
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