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The Virginian Restaurant

10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
+1 307-684-5976
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There aren't a lot of fine dining options in Buffalo, but this was good. Very nice atmosphere, though the service was a little slow. Food was good without being exciting.

Thank Loddonlily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were thrilled that we stumbled upon this hotel with a restaurant! Such atmosphere blended with great food and very friendly service! Chelsea was very personable! It was romantic and unique eating a dinner for two in the vault. The artwork in there was fascinating....More

1  Thank CosmoLady
Reviewed 11 September 2017

a must stop for any traveler. like the hotel/Museum theme and the food was good too boot and not a cowboy boot LOL

1  Thank Caribbean5
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The restaurant in Buffalo's storied Occidental Hotel, the Virginian's main dining room occupies the vault of the bank that once stood next door. A recent dinner underscored why the Occidental is better known for its uninhibited bar than its cuisine. Our friend's steaks looked tender...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Buffalo is a very little burg and busy during the summer. Never fear, The Virginian restaurant in the Occidental Hotel will find you a table and create a fine meal for you. We've never been disappointed in this place. It has to be in the...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The meals were excellent. The environment (inside the Occidental Hotel) was amazing. The staff were lovely! The cost was more than I wished it was, but worth it for the experience.

Thank Karl T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the Virginian for my 72nd birthday dinner. Very elegant and historic restaurant set-up. Sat in the front display window set for only two. I had scallops and a lemon risotto. My wife had a chicken Alfredo. My scallops lightly breaded in panko were...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not so many restaurants opened on monday in Buffalo,WY. The Virginian is an institution. Lovely historical place (try the table in the vault), lovely service, tasty meal (try the Bison ribeye cooked rare to perfection). The onion soup coming as an appetizer was very tasty...More

Thank jm_ugo2015
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to the Virginian in 5 years and it was an extremely pleasant experience. Our waitress was attentive, effective and pleasant- in a word awesome! The food ( we all had the filet with potatoes & asparagus) was done to perfection....More

Thank DrPsychorat
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Don't pass up the opportunity to eat at The Virginian. Everything melts in your mouth and the staff is awesome.

Thank NaeLamb
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14 September 2017|
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Response from DrPsychorat | Reviewed this property |
No. But you may have a long wait. My wife and I have been there several times and always have a reservation. I would recommend having one. Jim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 307-684-5976
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