On the BCC campus, there is one cafeteria and the prices aren’t fantastic, so many students prefer to grab food elsewhere. In Barstow, there are some of the usual bigger name national restaurants: Burger King, Taco Bell, Denny’s, Chili’s, In-N-Out Burger, Jack-in-the-Box, and Chipotle. Since Barstow is kind of a truck stop town on Route 66, many travelers are stopping to just grab a bite to eat. There ARE lots of other places to eat, though, for example, Los Domingos Mexican Restaurant, Lola’s Kitchen, Rosita’s, and Del Taco are all popular Mexican restaurants. There are two steakhouse type restaurants in Barstow, though Idle Spurs Steakhouse is probably the better place to eat of the two; Sizzler is pretty average. Coco’s and Bob’s Big Boy are hit-or-miss for American food, depending on your standards. DiNapoli’s is a nice sit-down Italian restaurant. If there’s one place that everybody loves though, you can’t go wrong with Los Domingos. Summers in Barstow are not comfortable. It’s a desert town, and from May to September, days are usually in the 90s and 100s. It rains very rarely, and usually it is in the winter if it does rain. In the winter, days usually peak in the 60s, though overnight temperatures can reach freezing. If you are living here you’re definitely familiar with air conditioning.
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