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Cafe Del Rio

394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-5151
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (29 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Healthy Tex-Mex menu with some creative choices. Gospel Chicken is a winner. It's for sale now so the future is unknown. But if you're coming to Virginia City, this is the place to eat. Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch. We live in town so we've been...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We really like the food here and have tried many different things. I absolutely love their cinnamon ice cream.

Thank Shana H
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great New Mexico style Mexican food on this menu, but on Saturday night and some other nights, the chef does super specials, like prime rib, and fried chicken w/gravy. Yum. Wonderful service.

Thank Lenise W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I recently enjoyed the opportunity for my first dinner at Cafe Del Rio and it certainly will not be my last. As the name suggests, the general fare is Mexican, but don’t overlook the specials! I had an excellent prime rib dinner and my husband...More

Thank Shelyshine
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food is very good, but expensive for what it is. Can have long wait times to get seated. Their Mexican dishes are good.

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 31 August 2017

VA. City is a huge tourist trap. I generally do not go near cities like this. But we had a nice drive up the Mtn. until we hit main street. A jumble of crowded kitsch emporiums. Luckily we found this wonderful Mex. restaurant on the...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I had grilled fish tacos that had big chunks of avacados and a very tasty sauce! My husband had the chicken dinner special which was tasty and very filling! Nice lunch!

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food at reasonable prices. Alternatives to Mexican also available. We went because it was the only thing open at 7pm, but it was excellent. Friendly, helpful people, too. Quick service, given the crowd.

Thank LKJames
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and i were in town for Hot August Nites. The food was so good, we had dinner there twice. Reservations recommended on weekends. I had one of the best carnitas meals ever, twice. My wife had the Little Blue Pot. It is chicken...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We sat down for a bite on our way to Carson City. I noticed the attention to detail as were being seated through out this little gem in the high desert. The staff was outstanding, and they has live music, which set very nice atmosphere....More

Thank Shannon M
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3 May 2017|
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Response from LindaLee50 | Reviewed this property |
There are meat free dishes and I think some dishes would be dairy free if they left the cheese out. You can look at the website and the menus are listed there. TA won't let you list websites or I'd give it, but just google... More
Allen L
31 March 2016|
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Response from Mackay M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Virginia City
  • Phone Number: +1 775-847-5151
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