Established in 1920, the life story of Charles Brown, an early pioneer in the Death Valley area, is inscribed on the back of the Cafe menus and it is a colorful history. Food is mainstay Americana roadfare served up in a pleasant fashion. You can find the crowbar set in the middle of a large mirror above the bar in the adjoining saloon. Next door is Shoshone's small museum.
We stopped in Shoshone on our way to Death Valley. The town is cute but its services are wildly overpriced. Gas is very expensive and products sold in the gas station market are marked up higher than normal. The Crow Bar restaurant has good food if you don't mind spending top dollar to eat in the middle of nowhere. We considered spending the night at the only motel in town but decided not to after a customer at the Crow Bar told us that the rooms were overpriced and run down.
Fondest memory: A pretty drive on the way to Death Valley.