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The Desert Bar

A Mining Road, Parker, AZ
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (7 reviews)
“dirt road” (9 reviews)
“day trip” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
A Mining Road, Parker, AZ
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got to see this place. It's a fun afternoon to take company for a drink and food, plus listen to the bands.

Thank micamto
Reviewed 28 November 2017

drove all the way out to bar on black friday , no signs anywhere to break up the trip out there to make it more enjoyable .finally got there to meet friends and can't find any parking finally do and we are off to inside...More

Thank ironcowboy52
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The dogs that everyone love to see the pee and pop of the lovely dogs. This is the most gross and disgusting thing I have seen in a restaurant.

Thank perry k
Reviewed 10 November 2017

O.K. - My friends found this place listed as something to do while visiting Parker, Arizona. I would say it is something you really HAVE to do while in Parker unless you are just too uptight to find the humor and mirth in such a...More

2  Thank PrincessWildhair
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In fact, I'm not sure there's any place like this place anywhere! First, the drive to get there: Once you get off the paved road at the poorly marked turn, you traverse about 5 miles of rocky terrain through the mountains. Four wheel drive is...More

Thank Casacarajo
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Ok, everybody needs to come here once and see this place out in the middle of the desert. It really is an amazing site. Once you have seen it a few times, then you become jaded. Everything is a line... A line of vehicles going...More

1  Thank Gage S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

great place to socialize and great music/ rustic setting of old gold mine/ real neat structural building mostly used material

Thank EBitsa46
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very rough drive on a not very well maintained dirt road, a bit surprised as to how big the place really is, i was expecting a small bar with about 5 people at the bar, i was out by about 995 people, this place is...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Ken never quits improving, something new to see every visit. Great place to take visitors to experience the Arizona desert. A must see!

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A wonderful place to spend a Saturday or Sunday in the winter, The food is basic grill and the beer is cold and plentiful. The live music is always enjoyable and the people are mostly snow birds and ready to party.

Thank bensoned2000
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Questions & Answers
Mary N
9 October 2016|
Response from Notreallypleased1 | Reviewed this property |
You will be fine. We have gone in a jeep, on 4wheelers and in a car. Lots of people go there on motorcycles. It is not steep, just a little dusty.
scott f
11 February 2015|
Response from Mary Lou O | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs when I was there.
scott f
11 February 2015|
Response from Lakegal1944 |
I see comments here and a photo of a dog in their website, so I would say yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A Mining Road, Parker, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Parker
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