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Desert Bar and Nellie E Saloon

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Address: 5 Miles down Cienega Springs Road, Parker, AZ

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Desert Dining

Rough 5 mile drive for a location with great character, and good food. Second time here and will be back. Great music and staff makes for a relaxing afternoon of food and beverage.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Michael B
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rough 5 mile drive for a location with great character, and good food. Second time here and will be back. Great music and staff makes for a relaxing afternoon of food and beverage.

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Truckee, California
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Go and experience a unique place. Great music, food, atmosphere and architecture?! The dirt road is all part of the event.

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends via car, that was interesting in itself. It's not really a long drive, but you need to go slow. It's well worth the drive.

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Thank _d47riverrat
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent views and a nice place to visit. Good food and decent prices on beer. Make sure you have a vehicle that can make it out there and back.

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Thank lw198
Los Angeles
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142 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love visiting the Desert Bar for lunch. getting there is 1/2 the fun! 4x4 is preferable but any car can make it up there. It's a long dirt road through the mountains in the middle of nowhere but once you get there it's an oasis with live music and great food!

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Thank jellybeanlucy
Highland, California, Usa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Bar was awesome, nothing like your typical bar. Plenty of good food to choose from. Staff was friendly and polite. They even have water bowls for your pets. Road was a bit rough, but well worth the adventure. 👍

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Thank Valerie M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

cold beer 3 bucks cant go wrong there! right? Food was great burgers and chicken sandwich! i had the capresse chicken sandwich super good! and the garlic fries best i've ever had. The live band was rocking the house and a big o sing along broke out. super great time,had there!

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Thank Al M
Salome, Arizona
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been to the desert bar many times. Whenever I have company this is the togo place. Only open on weekends this place gets crowded. Every year you can see more improvements and adding on. The food downstairs is excellent though high priced they really pile it on. They smoke their own meats and it's delish. They always have... More 

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Thank Paulette C
Yucca Valley, California
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This would be a decent bar to hang out just dropping back beers & listening to music for several hours. Unfortunately, I'm past those days of my life & this was basically just lunch with the family. I guess we're glad we saw it once. It was kinda a neat atmosphere. We even got a live country & western band.... More 

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Thank Docsbob
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great, very unique bar several miles off the highway at the end of a dirt road. When we visited they were doing a "landoffice" business and had a great band. They generate their own electricity and haul in water. Light snacks and hamburgers are available as well as a full bar. Very friendly people. Well worth a... More 

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