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Oakdale's roadhouse honky tonk

Nestled in the outskirts of Oakdale, along the historic CA-120 state highway, sits the Crooked Spur – a proverbial watering hole for locals and travelers alike. 

Once a rough and tumble dive bar known by a fistful of names through the years, the Crooked Spur was revamped two years ago by the husband-and-wife team of Paul and Amy Rivera, fellow Oakdalians and former owners of Rivi’s Wine Bar.

“We weren’t sure what we were going to get into, we just loved the location.  It’s a prime location that’s never reached its full potential. So we rolled the dice,” Paul said. “We didn’t want to step on the locals’ toes, so we tried to keep it like it was before. Just a notch higher.”

The gamble paid off and the renovated honky tonk has quickly become a frequent stop for ranchers, cowboys, bikers, and everyone in between. The eclectic mix of patrons is matched by the bar’s variety of daily events and menu offerings, ensuring a lively environment for anyone looking to make a pit stop.

“It’s your one-stop meeting point,” Amy said. “You have your locals, but you also have these groups of people you don’t normally see in a bar together. It’s awesome.”

Wander in and enjoy Pabst Blue Ribbon by the pitcher, bottles of beer by the bucket, and a collection of chilled cocktails on the ready. There are also three pool tables, a couple dart boards, an outside patio with cornhole, beer pong, and several TVs streaming sports around the clock. The definition of a blue-collar establishment.

So whether you’re looking for something to do on a Tuesday night or you’re looking to for one last drink after a weekend on the lake, the Crooked Spur is a waypoint you don’t want to pass by.

Signature Drink:

$12 pitchers of Pabst Blue Ribbon



PBR on tap for only $12. What more is there to explain?

Summer Hit: Raspberry Lemonade

The Crooked Spur’s spin on the classic lemon drop. Tart, sweet, and refreshing.

“It’s the epitome of summer,” Amy said.

Crowd Favorite: Mule Kick

Similar to a Long Island Iced Tea with cherries and ginger ale. You can even order it as a slushie!

“If you’re looking for something that will kick you in the ass and tastes good, it’s the drink for you,” Paul said.

Meal in a Mug: Bloody Maria

A filthy blend of secret ingredients combined with the cucumber-jalapeno infused 21 Seeds Tequila, garnished with peppers, pickles, green beans and more – this cocktail looks great and tastes even better.

“It’s pretty much all I drink when I’m here,” Paul said. 

Daily Events

Monday - Karaoke

Tuesday –  Swag Step Country Dancing

Wednesday – Rest/Recovery

Thursday – Pool Tournament & Open Mic Night

Friday – Live Music

Saturday – Live DJ

Sunday – Rest/Recovery

9831 Valley Home Rd CA-120, Oakdale, CA


Monday – Thursday: 3 – 11pm

Friday – Saturday: 3pm – 1:45 am 

Sunday: 12- 9pm