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Bucket of Blood Saloon

1 South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-0322
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Old West Saloon

An old west saloon, since the 1860's in Virginia City. A recommended stop when in town. This place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cary, North Carolina
Great place to begin tour of Virginia City

I was part of a group touring Virginia City. We began the tour at the Bucket of Blood Saloon with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Orleans, LA
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1 South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-0322
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An old west saloon, since the 1860's in Virginia City. A recommended stop when in town. This place still has the old style look and feel of the old west. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Small gift shop located in the back of the bar....More

Thank RDB_NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was part of a group touring Virginia City. We began the tour at the Bucket of Blood Saloon with a Bloody Mary. (The Saloon is well noted for this libation.) There are a number of historic artifacts in the saloon and as pointed out...More

Thank LAGNewOrleans_LA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my sister and cousin for a visit to this historic saloon. Lovely atmosphere and amazing view out of the back window.

Thank April S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for years. Always fun, great mix of locals and tourists. All age groups of friendly people. Bartenders are exceptional, adding to the great atmosphere. Awesome views from the back windows. Player piano and live bands keep things exciting. Step back in time,...More

Thank mwandot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No visit to Virginia City is complete without stopping at the Bucket of Blood. Tons of history hanging on the wall, a few slot machines (very tight), bar and a great view. As to be expected, T shirts and souvenirs appear to be the cash...More

Thank baaaaaaa
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I called into this old time saloon whilst visiting Virginia City. A real old gem of a place. Nice and clean and presented just as it would have been in the days of old. Seats at the back look out over the nearby countryside. Friendly...More

Thank Janice L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Virginia city for years. We were looking forward to our visit there this weekend to celebrate my wife's birthday. We wetter sorry to see the slot machines gone from the delta and the bonanza. We won't be back until we hear...More

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Fun people and friendly staff. We had a blast! The place has an excellent atmosphere and makes you feel like regular at "Cheers"!

Thank animalkind
Reviewed 13 June 2017

There are a number of bars/saloons on the main street of Virginia City. The name of this one makes it a must see. The trolley tour guide said the bar got it's name from the mop water's color after a bar-fight one night (and the...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had a drink overlooking the 100 mile view. A charming old saloon with period artefacts, and a live banjo player while we were there. Very friendly staff. Lovely pit stop.

Thank Angela B
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