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Cafe Del Rio

) #2 of 19 Restaurants in Virginia City $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-5151
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (31 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service and great meal. The servers were very attentive and their chicken special was excellent. The Quesidilla was outstanding as well.

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located away from the main tourist area. It is tiny and busy with lots of locals. The food was great!

Thank Dmazz7418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popular place! Might be a waiting list but the food is tasty and nice selection! I had the special Enchilada and it was Yummy!

Thank ceskydup
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This place has it all, delicious food and a beautiful ambience. The restaurant is bright and clean, with vibrant decorations, yet you feel the history in the exposed stone and brick walls. The food is uniformly outstanding. I don’t usually eat many chips and salsa,...More

Thank J05186
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The food was tasty, served hot, the chips and homemade salsa were delicious. The view was fantastic. Our waitress was outstanding.

Thank Lori W
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Executive Director at St. Mary's Art Center & Museum told us about this establishment. It is a bit away from the main 'tourist area' and well worth a visit. The food was fresh, tasty, and not over priced. The building is historical and sitting...More

Thank 1947-FORD
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were pleased to have a seat by the window. The food was great. The "feel" was relaxed. The restaurant takes reservations and is only a few steps from the "tourist" part of town. Good choice for a meal.

Thank tjbss
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Nice little Mexican Restaurant at the top of the hill in Virginia City. Food was good, but not great as others have suggested. We had enchiladas, quesadillas & tostadas. Service was fine. Everything was good, but we might try another place next time. Caution: no...More

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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 |
You have to keep trying
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
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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