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1701 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-3243
+1 760-256-6466
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Peristeri
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were three. I had the menudo (day special), my friends ordered a pastrami sandwich combo and a steak. All were cooked perfectly and as asked, food was plenty and the price was really low for the quality and quantity. The 70s feeling of the place was original and not kitschy, we liked it.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Had a bacon and avocado burger and my wife had a chilli burger. Both were filling and good. Fries were a nice surprise as they were NOT covered in salt which seems to be the norm at a lot of places.

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Thank RobertAboutAndAway
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I was there with my boyfriend Saturday September 24, 2016, between 11:30am-12pm. We ordered a Bacon Cheeseburger combo and a Double Bacon Cheeseburger combo, both w/o Dressing, Rootbeers and two sides of Ranch Dressing. So our order is brought to us but neither is a double and both are smothered in dressing. My boyfriend takes them both back, letting them... More 

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Utah
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I dig this place I've had the, Philly cheese steak, gyro sandwich, and the fries. Four different times. Food is excellent ,the portions are large to say the least. I wish I would have got a picture of the first Philly cheesesteak I got. it was overflowing out the sides and they give me a fork for all the extras.... More 

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Thank Joe S
Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Tom's Burgers is exactly like your local burger stand! They offer the typical fare of Hamburgers, Onion Rings, Chili Fries, etc. The food is good and the service is quick. The staff here are great and friendly. If you are hungry and don't want to wait that long AND you want that hometown burger you are use to, this is... More 

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Tulare
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stopped at Tom's while passing through Barstow for a quick bite to eat. Place is larger than it looks from the outside and the inside it's definitely old school. But despite the out dated decor the burger was pretty darn good. Give it a try, you might be surprised.

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Thank Steve D
Apple Valley, California
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290 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I went to Tom’s Burgers for breakfast. The place is a little old, but by Route 66 standards, it’s brand new. The lady that took my order was friendly and polite. I ordered the Colorado Omelet. Overall not bad, well-cooked by an actual line cook, the kind of guy that wears a paper hat. The hash browns were good, crispy... More 

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Thank Kenneth D
Jackson, Mississippi
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Driving from the Grand Canyon to Los Angeles, we stopped to spend the night at a motel right down Main Street and decided to try this for dinner instead of a national chain fast food restuarant. Tom's is certainly better and has more variety of menu choices than the typical chain fast food. The servers were nice and professional. Food... More 

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Thank Margaret W
Lincoln CA
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

After a long days drive we checked in at the motel down the road then headed out for some dinner and this is the first place we came upon. Our first sign that this was not the best place in town was the lack of cars outside and people inside but we were hungry and tired and just said heck... More 

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Thank Dizzycatz
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Always get really good food. Sometimes it's very busy and there with all the buses that stop there but usually get a table quickly and our food quickly. Also like the drive thru when we feel like eating at home. Have really good patty melt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-3243
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
  • Phone Number: +1 760-256-6466

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?