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The Virginian Restaurant

10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
+1 307-684-5976
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

The restaurant needs a good cleaning. The curtains looked and felt (I touched them) grimy and there is a lot of dust on the light fixtures. Food was great. It's a shame that this restaurant is dirty since it's such unique establishment with so much...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you want to experience the old West, and ambiance is your thing, visit the Virginian. The menu is limited; the food expensive for the area and mediocre. But if you want to dine where Butch Cassidy roamed, c'mon in. Have a drink at the...More

1  Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

A part of the Occidental Hotel this restaurant is also lovingly restored and decorated. Perfect for a romantic evening or just a great meal at a reasonable price. I never expected to have well prepared Scallops in a wine and butter sauce in a small...More

Thank Cpyles
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The building is very cute, with great decor. But service ruined everything. We had a reservation but they made us wait more than 20 minutes (restaurant was not even full, 50% capacity). Waitress IDEd but we didn't even order alcohol. They were out of the...More

3  Thank Antoine D
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This restaurant as well as the hotel that it is in is decorated much like it would have been at the turn of the last century. It is very cozy and inviting. We had a group of 10 in a back room which we had...More

1  Thank SeenaKS
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This is living history! Great food, very friendly service, all in the atmosphere of the wild West. Down to earth food--nothing fancy--well worth a visit when traveling in this area.

Thank Becky F
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We had 3 couples in our party and experienced great service. The elk steak was excellent as were the other entrees. The best part was being in this restored historic building. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful meal here.

Thank Toni A
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Tour the hotel then come eat in the Virginian, it's a great time warp and super fun. The menu is surprisingly varied and there is something for everyone.

Thank Reggie P
Reviewed 24 September 2015

On a recommendation from a local my wife and I ate at the Virginian while staying in Buffalo for the night. Did not have reservations but got there early and they seated us right away. The atmosphere was historical and quaint, the service very good...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Decent meal but nothing to go out of your way for. The elk was nice, but I've had much better. The veggies wern't particularly fresh

1  Thank JDK712
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Nearby Attractions
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum
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.00 km away
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102 reviews
.13 km away
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Buffalo Golf Club
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.99 km away
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13 September 2017|
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Response from DrPsychorat | Reviewed this property |
No. But you may have a long wait. My wife and I have been there several times and always have a reservation. I would recommend having one. Jim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 307-684-5976
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