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Bucket of Blood Saloon

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Address: 1 South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
Phone Number: +1 775-847-0322
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I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS PLACE

It's a must stop every time I'm able to visit Virginia City and this visit was no different. People dressed in era clothing, decor and there was even a band playing on this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lakewood, Washington
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Lakewood, Washington
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a must stop every time I'm able to visit Virginia City and this visit was no different. People dressed in era clothing, decor and there was even a band playing on this visit. Such a nostalgic place.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Virginia City on the weekend be sure to stop in at the Bucket of Blood to listen to the Comstock Cowboys. Usually there on weekends. You can check the Comstock Cowboys website to make sure. That's where I always bring my out of town company to experience the true feel of the western town. It's free as... More 

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room had older style casino games and a window view. The drinks were good and the bartenders were very nice. You felt the history when you walked in! I would have loved to stay longer and sit at the bar awhile. I'll have to come back and do that soon. The whole street makes you want to just hang... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Has wonderful local entertainment..and really cold beer. Very touristy in the summer but most people seem to go for just the day so it cleared out pretty early... Got to hang with some colorful locals later.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 893 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

my partner and I visited what a saloon. lots to look at. fantastic friendly staff. Virginia city is the most friendliest place ive been to. locals are fantastic. this bar says it all. choice of beers wines cocktails ,great place.

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Thank enncle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great historic place to visit while in Virginia City and you have to try a Bloody Mary! The piano player was fantastic and we enjoyed the atmosphere.

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Thank Sondra K
Willits, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very crowded with great people, music good, drinks outstanding. A must stop. Annual return place. Sweet bartenders

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Redwood City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for years when we visit Reno. Enjoy sitting by the big window with cocktails and popcorn. So true about the100 mile view. Fantastic !! 10/13/16

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Pahrump, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

You could spend hours just looking at all of the antiques on the walls. Friendly folks, Bucket of Blood ale is superb, the Bloody Marys are fabulous, made with top shelf vodka & poured generously! Be sure to check out the fantastic view out their back window. The only bad thing about the place is having to leave it.

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Carson City, Nevada
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great historic place to visit. I first came here in 1968 with my dad and he was a great admirer of the chandeliers. It is located on Main Street and sits between many other great historical places.

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