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Cafe Del Rio

394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
775-847-5151
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Reno, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Wednesday 7-16 - 2014 My friend and I were told the chicken dinner at the Cafe Del Rio was the greatest. After our chicken dinner Wednesday evening we have to agree and give it a five star + Our waitress Tawny gave us excellent service. We will be back for sure. :)

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Auburn, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Everything about Cafe Del Rio was very good. The only negative comment I could make is that the service was extremely slow from getting our menus to taking the orders to delivering the food to getting the bill. We had to ask several times for the check. Since we weren't very hungry to begin with, this wasn't a big deal.

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a delightful meal here. Ordered the Gospel Chicken salad and Yucaton enchilada. We shared but it was too much for us. Really unique flavors in the enchilada. The chicken was lightly fried and delicate. There was plenty of veggies in the salad along with avocado.....not just lettuce! The margaritas were a bit too sweet for me.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Michele & Jim (Sugarloaf Motel owners) recommended this place and we were not disappointed! Had the Wednesday special, Gospel Fried Chicken and a Burrito...we both thoroughly enjoyed our meals!!! Would recommend!!

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Fallon, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Don't normally give reviews but had to with this place. Had Sunday brunch and the food was amazing. Had the choclate creme brulee and I will have dreams about that dessert! Amazing! The service was great as well. Thank you!

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a great choice for lunch during our visit to Virginia City. Everything from the salsa, chips and main course were excellent. If you love Mexican, you will enjoy Café del Rio. The service was attentive and fun. Our server was delightful as she was always laughing and smiling. If I lived close to this café, I would be there... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Wonderful food....great selection of southwestern food. Tends to leave you a bit thirsty after the meal however.

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San Diego, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This may be the best food in town. The food was fresh, well prepared and tasted better than most Mexican places in San Diego. It was a nice way to spend a Sunday morning. We shared quesadilla and some Chilaquilas. I will definitely return here if I ever get the chance.

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Lincoln CA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We have been noticing the rave reviews on TA for quite a while so on our latest visit to VC we made it a point to have a meal here and it was the highlight of our day. We were there for an early dinner on a Friday and found we were the only patrons for most of the meal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Great people, great food. A local favorite since the day they arrived, right up until the Mother's Day brunch this morning.

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