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Cafe Del Rio

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

Fri. - sat ii to 8 • sun 10 to 7
STARTERS​
$3.00
Fresh Chips & Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa.
Refills​
$9.00
Taquitos
Seasoned chicken, potatoes & jack cheese railed in crisp corn tortillas, served w/ avocado salsa.
$7.50
Avocado salsa $11.00
Nachos
Little crisp tostadas topped w/ black beans, tomatillo salsa, pickled jalapenos, three cheeses & sour cream.
Small 4oz $3.50
Iarge 8oz $7.00
Avocado Salsa
SALADS​
House dressing, ranch, caesar, or creamy blue cheese
$5.75
Del Rio House Salad
Mixed​ greens w/ spited poems & cotija cheese cumin lime vinaigrette.
$5.75
Caesar's Salad
Crisp routine w/ classic lemon garlic dressing, croutons & asiago cheese.
$13.75
Cabo Tostada
Crisp flour tortilla filled w/ black beans, jack cheese & mi; greens topped w/ grilled chicken or mahi, melon & jicama salsa.
$13.75
Gospel Fried Chicken Salad
Served on a salad of mixed greens, sliced avocado, cherry tomatoes & fresh corn off the cob. Ranch dressing.
SANDWICHES​
Choice of fries or garlic slaw
$10.50
Chili Crusted Chicken Breast
blackened w/ mild California chili, served on a sourdough roll w/ chipotle ranch & avocado salsa.
$10.50
Smoked Cheddar Cheese Burger
half pound of ground chuck & house smoked cheddar along w/ grilled onions & Del Rio’s BBQ sauce.
BEVERAGES​
$2.00
Sodas
Pepsi,​ diet pepsi, root beer
$2.00
Dr. Pepper, 7 up
$2.00
Iced Tea, Lemonade
$2.50
Juices
Apple, cranberry, tomato
$3.75
Fresh Squeezed Orange
$2.75
Sparkling Mineral Water
$2.00
Coffee or Hot Tea
Extra plate charge 2.00
18% gratuity on parties of six or more. Remember, eating certain undercooked or raw foods can pose health risks.
dinner specials Friday & Saturday prime rib & fresh seafood Sunday gospel fried chicken
CAFE FAVORITES​
with black beans & Mexican rice w/ house salad instead of beans & rice add 3.25
One $9.50
Two $12.50
The Whole Enchilada
traditional shredded beef, chicken or cheese rolled w/ new Mexican red or green chili-tomatillo sauce, or both. topped w/ three cheeses, & sour cream.
$14.75
Santa Fe Stacked
Black beans, rice & shredded beef or chicken layered w/ corn tortillas & cheese, topped w/ red, green or both sauces our favorite & a fried egg.
$11.50
Vegetarian Enchilada
Sauteed​ spinach, mushrooms, fresh corn & three cheeses rolled in a corn tortilla. House smoked tomato sauce.
$14.50
Yucatan Enchilada
Shrimp, crab & artichoke hearts baked in a blue corn tortilla w/ ancho chili cream.
One $10.50
Two $13.95
west Texas steak tacos
Grilled skirt steak in flour tortillas w/ house smoked cheddar, pico de gallo, lettuce & chipotle sour cream.
One $10.50
Two $13.95
Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos
Marinated​ in spices, grilled & served in flour tortillas w/ avocado salsa & garlic slaw. Or have it w/ grilled chicken breast.
$13.50
BBQ'd chicken quesadilla
with strips of BBQ chicken breast. jack cheese, fresh corn-off-the-cob, & poblano pesto. chipotle sour cream on the side.
$12.25
Burritos
jack cheese, beans & rice wrapped in a flour tortilla w/ grilled chicken breast, pork carnitas or skirt steak topped w/ new Mexican red or green chili sauce & sour cream.
$12.25
Chimichanga
Crispy fried burrito w/ shredded chicken or beef topped w/ avocado salsa & sour cream.
SWEETS​
$6.50
Chocolate Crime Brulee
With whipped cream.
$6.50
Apricot
Ancho chili cheesecake sweet w/ a little heat.
$6.50
Santa Fe Sundae
Homemade cinnamon ice cream topped w/ caramel, spiced pecans & whipped cream.
$3.00
Single Scoop of Cinnamon Ice Cream w/ Caramel Sauce.
SUNDAY BRUNCH​
Served from 10am to 2pm
$10.50
Huevos Rancheros
Corn tortillas topped w/ black beans, rice, 2 eggs any style & ranchera sauce. Sour cream & avocado salsa.
$13.50
Traditional Eggs Benedict
poached eggs on toasted English muffin w/ Canadian bacon & hollandaise. served w/ hash browns.
$12.25
Red Chili Hash
Spicy​ shredded beef w/ diced onions & potatoes topped w/ poached eggs & hollandaise. Served w/ warm tortillas.
$10.75
Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs
Hash browns & black pepper-cream gravy.
$10.50
Whole Wheat Pancakes
Topped w/ bananas & blueberry compote.
$10.50
Jack Cheese Omelette
with​ fresh spinach, mushrooms & ranchera sauce. served w/ hash browns & toasted English muffin.
$9.25
Two Eggs Any Style
with 3 strips of bacon or 2 link sausages, hash browns & toasted English muffin.
CAFE" FAVORITES​
with block beans & Mexican rice willi house salad instead of beans & rice add 3.25
One $9.50
Two $12.50
The Whole Enchilada
traditional shredded beef, chicken or cheese rolled w/ new Mexican red or green chili-tomatillo sauce, or both. topped w/ three cheeses, & sour cream.
$11.50
Vegetarian Enchilada
Sauteed spinach, mushrooms, fresh corn, & cheese baked in a corn tortilla. House smoked tomato sauce.
One $10.50
Two $13.95
West Texas Steak Tacos
Grilled skirt steak in flour tortillas w/ house smoked cheddar, pico de gallo, lettuce & chipotle sour cream.
One $10.50
Two $13.95
Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos
Marinated in spices, grilled & served in flour tortillas w/ avocado salsa & garlic slaw. Or have it w/ grilled chicken breast.
SALADS​
House dressing, ranch, caesar, or creamy blue cheese
$5.75
Del Rio House Salad
Mixed greens w/ spiced pecans & cotija cheese. Cumin-lime vinaigrette.
$5.75
Caesar's Salad
Crisp romaine w/ classic lemon-garlic dressing, croutons & asiago cheese.
$13.75
Gospel Fried Chicken Salad
Served on a salad of mixed greens, sliced avocado, cherry tomatoes & fresh corn-off-the-cob. Ranch dressing.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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All reviews brunch enchiladas chicken chips and salsa prime rib cinnamon ice cream salad beans chilli mexican food great place to eat old building visiting virginia city i've eaten portions are large service was great wonderful meal
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

After standing there being ignored for 10 mins just to ask to put mg name in the wait list I soon discovered the room full of people behind me were not in the list either- she procuto write everyone elsoname name expmjne and walked away....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank claudineaguilera
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We came up to Virginia City for an event and had an early dinner here. Food tasted good, service was mediocre, and my husband took half of his burrito home. When he ate it the next morning, he found the slider part of a zipper...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tourist39302
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I've eaten here twice, first in 2013 and again last month when I was visiting Virginia City. It is nice to see this old building (that was boarded up when I lived there in the late 80s) to be turned into a nice restaurant. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We live about 5 miles from Virginia City, and loyally went to CdR every week. The chips began to be served cold, the Margharita's were lukewarm. One evening we stood in the vestibule talking to a couple of out oft owners, who were whisked away...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank oldandwise45
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Very good margarita and Mexican food had their famous Carnitas and Fish Tacos Outstanding Margaritas...We heard about the food and wowzers it exceeded our expectations... Helpful staff...A very good guitar player

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sanmiguelsandy
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome food, I had enchiladas my wife had the prime rib. Great service and great food. Don’t miss this place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I've eaten at my share of Mexican restaurants but went to Cafe Del Rio with all the cynicism a weary traveler can muster. Parking was fairly easy, there were plenty of available seats, and our hostess and servers were friendly and their recommendations solid. So...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jcwill5
Reviewed 9 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Clouserge
Reviewed 1 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CaminoCFrey
Reviewed 29 June 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
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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
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