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Cafe Del Rio

€€ - €€€Mexican, American,
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine and myself stopped in here for lunch one afternoon after finding parking which can be a trickhis place is located all the way on one in the town this old building has been transformed into an amazing spot to eat. From...More

Thank Clouserge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five old college chums plus one highly educated spouse can have a good time anywhere. But give us a selection of tasty salads and entrees, and we’re in heaven!Three of us took a recommendation for the Gospel Fried Chicken Salad, which was all dressed up...More

Thank CaminoCFrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had a wonderful meal at 5:30 at night. Most of the shops were closed but many of the bars and restaurants are still open. After comparing prices for some of the walk-up restaurants, this Mexican restaurant had similar prices and very good...More

1  Thank Beth S
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The food, the food, the FOOD. Everything is just so amazing, I love the feel of the restaurant, the decor and open kitchen. Service was great, honestly the service could of been terrible for food that good.

Thank Dustin S
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The food was very good and the waitress was outstanding. She made sure the margaritas were perfect! We would recommend this place to anybody visiting Virginia city, NV.

Thank John G
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful find. The food was really spectacular, kind of upscale Tex-Mex style. Not cheap but good food usually isn't. Try their homemade tortillas!

Thank mojoandayam
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely little Mexican restaurant, excellent food, great service, would highly recommend, desserts are lovely, especially the cinnamon ice cream

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Friendly, quaint, and inviting.. good food for everyone. Some of their desserts are over the top! Don't go once, come back again and again.

Thank marketplacenv
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This place is a good 45 minute drive from where we live but we always try to take out of town guests here. The food is excellent, all made in house to perfection. The wait can be long so be sure to make reservations. Service...More

1  Thank Genono
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Healthy Tex-Mex menu with some creative choices. Gospel Chicken is a winner. It's for sale now so the future is unknown. But if you're coming to Virginia City, this is the place to eat. Lunch, Dinner, Sunday Brunch. We live in town so we've been...More

Thank Robin C
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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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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