Whether a resident of the city of Palmdale in California, or just a traveler staying in a Lancaster, CA hotel and passing by the city on business or pleasure, it's important to be well aware of the places to go around the busy desert city when seeking out an ice cold beer, tasty blended fruity drink and some filling bar food to fill the appetite. Here are some of the best bars in Palmdale, CA.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewery

1325 W Rancho Vista Blvd

Palmdale, CA 93551-3182

(661) 538-9040

BJ's is not only known for its delicious, thick pan pizza on the West Coast, but also for its homemade craft brews. Whether diners are beer aficionados or just the average person who loves great tasting grub, BJ's is the perfect place for lunch or dinner and to watch a favorite sports game. From the light BJ's Brewhouse Blonde and Harvest Hefeweizen to the P.M. Porter and Tatonka Stout, there's something for every taste bud. Also, be on the lookout for their seasonal beers that have an influence of the tastes of every special holiday and season. Still have room for dessert? The restaurant is also well-known for its Pizookie, a small, freshly baked cookie topped with vanilla bean ice cream.

Horseshoe Club

38426 6th St E

Palmdale, CA 93550-3714

(661) 274-2676

The Horseshoe Club is mostly known for its simple décor and great drinks and is also a nice place to get dressed up for dinner. Stop in for a beer or specialty cocktail and catch up with a friend.

Ruben's Bar & Grill

255 E Avenue M

Lancaster, CA 93535-5335

(661) 945-3844

Ruben's is located in the neighboring city of Lancaster and nearby many Lancaster CA hotels and is a great place to watch the game or stop by for happy hour after work. The casual bar is affordable, the environment is cozy and full of cordial faces and the staff is friendly. Stop for lunch or dinner and enjoy some great bar and grill items.

Vincent Hill Station

553 Sierra HWY

Palmdale, CA 93599(661) 272-4799

Vincent Hill Station is located in the nearby city of Acton and is known among the locals as a delicious hideaway that offers great American fare with exceptional service. When staying at Palmdale motels go in early and ask the server to provide a tour of their wine cellar. The bar is also a fun place to dine because of its authentic, Old West feel to it. The patio is decorated with lights, water fountain and lush flowers and greenery and is one of the best ways to enjoy the summer sunsets with friends and family.


2822 E Avenue I

Lancaster, CA 93535

(661) 946-2916

Trap is one of Palmdale's coolest bars that offer a friendly staff, stiff drinks and live music on a weekly basis. Locals flock to the bar for their burgers, ping pong table and karaoke nights. The outdoor patio provides a cool way to enjoy the summer desert weather and a mini-concert to enjoy while dining. Make sure to do some research and look out for their daily happy hour specials on beers, appetizers and entrées.

Rusten House

43546 20th St W

Lancaster, CA 93534-5960

(661) 942-9025

Rusten House in Lancaster is a great bar that offers Latin American fare, frosty drinks and delicious food. The restaurant is known for its enchiladas, chips and salsa and other fine Mexican dishes. And don't forget to sample their house margaritas.