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Cafe Del Rio

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-5151
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“enchiladas” (31 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 10 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
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 3 August 2017 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 25 July 2017

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 29 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
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Nearby Attractions
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218 reviews
.47 km away
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194 reviews
.46 km away
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160 reviews
.48 km away
Fourth Ward School Museum
141 reviews
.17 km away
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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
30 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, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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