Address Bagdad Cafe 46548 National Trails Hwy, Newberry Springs, CA 92365, USA

A Route 66 attraction, tourists flock to this café to experience the timeless atmosphere.

When Percy Adlon’s production team moved in, the Bagdad Café was still called the Sidewinder Café.
It was located in Newberry Springs, on Route 66, about 80 kilometers from Baghdad, an old town where a Bagdad Café had already been. Following the success of the movie, the managers decided to change the name of their establishment. Visited by tourists from all over the world, it is decorated with many banknotes from all countries, flags and souvenirs left by customers. You can taste a typical cuisine and the welcome is always warm.

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