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Kramer Junction isn't really a town, as it's simply a collection of businesses that cater to highway travelers, clustered at the busy intersection of highways U.S. 395 and CA 58, in eastern Kern County, a few miles east of the small mining town of Boron, CA.  You'll find gas stations, convienience stores, roadside stands, and a couple of fast food restaurants.  Personally, I'll pass on the fast food restaurants, as I prefer to enjoy delicious truck stop diner cuisine at Roadhouse Restaurant, located at the 76 Gas Station.

As with all of reviews that I publish, I have no affiliation with the restaurant reviewed, and there is no monetary gain on my part, as I am simply a person who likes to eat, and I love to write-up, and publish my dining experiences.

Photo:  It's mid-morning on Saturday, December 28, 2019, and I've stopped at Roadhouse Restaurant, located at Kramer Junction, near Boron, CA, to enjoy a delicious "comfort food" breakfast.  The restaurant is located at the 76 Gas Station, at the corner of highways U.S. 395 and CA 58.

Photo:  As you enter the restaurant, you'll notice the bakery counter, along with the "Please Seat Yourself" sign.  The bakery is co-located with the restaurant, so you'll be enjoying fresh pastries, pies and bread.

The dining room is in an "L-shape," with the kitchen, counter, and booths to the left, with more booths to the right, and a semi-private large dining room, furnished with tables, straight ahead.

Photo:  As you enter the restaurant, to the left you'll see booths, separated by low partitions, the counter, and the window to the kitchen.  Roadhouse Restaurant is an informal, "seat yourself" restaurant, so I simply sat at the counter, which is always a favorite option for me.

Photo:  One page of the extensive breakfast menu, which covers all bases, and offers all of your breakfast favorites. Roadhouse Restaurant is very serious about breakfast, as breakfast is served any time the restaurant is open.  I would imagine this is due to the fact the menu caters to trucker, and highway travelers, who are noted for enjoying a fine breakfast at any hour.

Photo:  Roadhouse Restaurant is an "old school" diner, with ready orders placed at the kitchen window for the serving staff to pick up and deliver.  Note the old-style order wheel, which in use, nearly 20 years into the 21st century.

Photo:  Meet Cindy, my friendly server, who delivered my breakfast to me with a smile.  I ordered coffee with my breakfast, and after refilling my mug several times, she brought out a pot of coffee for me!  Great idea!  She knows I love coffee!

Photo:  Thanks, Cindy, for snapping my photo, as I prepare to enjoy my delicious breakfast of "Sausage and Eggs."

Photo:  From the "Classic Egg Combos" of the "Breakfast Served All Day" menu, I went with "Sausage and Eggs." You get to choose between link or patty sausage, I went with link.  Naturally, you get two eggs cooked any style; I went with eggs over easy.  Your breakfast comes with hashbrown potatoes, fresh fruit or cottage cheese, and your side choices are biscuit and gravy, pancakes or toast.  In my case, going with hashbrowns with the biscuit and gravy was an easy choice!  Such a pretty presentation, with the slice of orange and sprig of parsley for enhancement!

The mark of a good breakfast chef is when you order eggs fried over easy, they arrive ... over easy.  My two eggs were cooked perfectly, as ordered.  My three link sausages weren't anything special, but they were tasty and really made my breakfast great.  You get A LOT of hashbrown potatoes, and my order of hashbrowns was cooked perfectly crispy and golden on the inside, and tender chewy on the inside.  The hashbrowns were absolutely perfect, as they weren't salty or greasy, and were delicious.

I loved the bowl of biscuit and gravy.  A bakery is co-located with the restaurant, so the biscuit was fresh from the bakery, cut in halves, and topped with creamy, thick, country gravy, that features lots of chunks of sausage.  The biscuit and gravy really "made" the breakfast, but I'm a sucker for biscuits and gravy, and order them as a side, anytime they're offered.  A pot of coffee, along with "bottomless" mugs of coffee rounded out my fine breakfast.

I really enjoyed my delicious breakfast, as the food was delicious, the service was friendly, and the price was very reasonable.  Roadhouse Restaurant is definitely a diner, and a truck stop, but it's more than that, as it's a great restaurant to enjoy a fine meal when you're in the Mojave desert, a long ways from civilization.

When you're traveling along CA 58, half way between the towns of Mojave and Barstow, and you're in the mood for delicious food, do what truckers, fifth-wheelers and those who love American "comfort food" do... stop at Roadhouse Restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal!

Roadhouse Restaurant
6158 CA-58
Boron, CA 93615
760 762-9290

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