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Virginia City Jerky Company

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204 South C St, Virginia City, NV
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout


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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
Very good food in Virginia City NV!

We split a tri tip sandwich and it filled us both up. It was very good. It is located in Virginia City NV. If I return to Virgina City in the future I would return. Large portions and friendly service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
Gary B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Families with children
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We split a tri tip sandwich and it filled us both up. It was very good. It is located in Virginia City NV. If I return to Virgina City in the future I would return. Large portions and friendly service.

Thank Gary B
Glendale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The food here was so awesome. If I had more money I would bought more. Tri tip sandwich and half rack of ribs filled two people.

Thank Chris91202
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We really enjoyed the tri tip sandwich. Good portions. Cornbread was good too. Place is small but the smoke brought us in from the middle of town. Staff is great. Took some jerky home for later. Really glad we made the side trip on our way to Reno.

Thank Robert C
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Many of the restaurants in Virginia City are directed towards providing a "historical" style dinning experience in a classic space. While fun, the food is usually not that great and the prices are inflated. The Virginia City Jerky Company is the opposite of that. The food, in particular the Tri-Tip is excellent and full of flavor. The service is friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We finally got a chance to stop after hearing local rave reviews. I had the Mountain Mahogany smoked tri-tip sandwich. Awesome bun with loads of sliced tri-tip that is very moist and tasty. Try it with the slaw in your sandwich. We also had half a rack of ribs. We will be coming back. The sauces are vinegar bases like... More 

Thank Walt M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Once I smelled that BBQ I could not pass by. I had a great pulled pork sandwich with mac and cheese for my side dish. Wonderful. I would suggest an option sweet and mild sauce to temper the spicy sandwich. Everyone should make a point of eating here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This restaurant was one of the recommendations made by the conductor on our V&T Railway trip. We both had the smoked beef sandwiches. The flavour was unbelievable. It was so good. You get a choice of side with the sandwich. I had their potato salad which was excellent and my Husband had the coleslaw which was also very good. We... More 

Thank Santorini Dreamin'
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The tendrils of the lovely hickory and mahogany greeted me a mile away, promising the tender perfectly prepped beef and pork. The Mahogany Tri-trip is a slow melting flavor bomb. The 3 BBQ flavor actually have robust flavoring and not just sugar and smoke. Its like they found some kind of magical portal to a meat candyland. Its a popular... More 

Thank Jason P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

For a place that calls itself the Jerky Company, the Jerky was disappointing although other options proved tastier. There are tables inside and out and it can be busy around normal meal times. Staff were friendly and helpful but occupied with getting large numbers of customers through rather tah chatting.

Thank Highlander022
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great food, great smells, great views, great prices. A wonderful place to go for lunch while visiting Virginia City.

Thank Emily K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 South C St, Virginia City, NV
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Virginia City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children



Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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