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Cafe Del Rio

394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
+1 775-847-5151
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“enchiladas” (27 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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
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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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