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Cafe Del Rio

394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-5151
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“enchiladas” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were looking for something local to do for lunch while visiting Virginia City. We finally decided to try the food at Cafe Del Rio and were pleasantly surprised by the food selections and the great service. We visited around 1 PM on a Friday...More

Thank jim954
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were in the Lake Tahoe area and we were going to Virginia City. I looked on trip advisor for a good place to eat. We were meeting friends from Reno and it was a great place. The food ( gospel chicken and chocolate creme...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I make a yearly trip to Virginia City and Cafe Del Rio is the "must do" thing on my list each year! The menu is full of interesting choices, the food is consistently wonderful and the portions are generous. It's a short walk up the...More

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great prime rib and fast/friendly service - even on a busy/sell-out Saturday night. We will be back!

Thank Chobby
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The Caesar Salad with steak was quite possibly the very best I've ever eaten. Even the croutons were incredible. We were luck y and got there about 10 min. before opening so no wait but it filled up fast. Also, the house margaritas are delicious...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had a great lunch, tacos and enchiladas are amazing! It does get crowded, definitely go on early side. A little further down C street than the busier saloons,- but worth a little bit of a walk if you arrive on the V&T railroad

Thank SCtraveler84
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner after spending the day in Virginia City. The food was off the charts! They had a special called Gospel Fried Chicken (because it's heavenly). Extremely good. We also had the ahi tacos which were great. A surprisingly delicious place at...More

Thank lisa h
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food is very good - it is not a very big menu, but it has all the favorites. We had a caesar salad with steak, it was very good. Their steak tacos are huge and also very good. Whatever you decide to have you...More

Thank sassytoo
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ate here with friends while visiting Virginia City. Be sure to make a reservation as it's very popular and not really large. I had the BBQ Chicken Quesadilla with pesto, which was absolutely delicious! My husband had a beef and a shrimp enchilada, and...More

Thank Vacationers62
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had lunch with 3 adults, 1 senior, and 1 child. The child was entertained by the stone and glass chess set in the foyer while we waited for our table. The wait was 5 minutes or so. The old architecture was really a cool factor...More

Thank rugweaver2015
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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