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Cafe Del Rio

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Mexican
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394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
775-847-5151
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 108
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food

Though we came at closing time our party of 10 were accommodated and served a variety of delicious meals. Thank you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Though we came at closing time our party of 10 were accommodated and served a variety of delicious meals. Thank you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Walk into the restaurant, the waitress was very busy cleaning up a table, we asked to see a menu, she said she will get to it when she can. We waited by the door to be seated and also for the menu, my husband was able to walk over and picked up a copy of the menu. That was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Been to this restaurant a few times when spending the day in Virginia City; an excellent Mexican restaurant tucked away in the hills of Comstock country! The service is always very friendly, all the menu items we've ordered have been very unique in flavor and delicious, and the chips and salsa are amazing! I plan to visit there again next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice servers, great menu, reasonable prices for tourist town restaurant. Food beyond expectations. Had their Gospel Fried Chicken Salad. Must say it was the best flavored and moistest chicken we've ever had!

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The food was fresh, and plentiful, had the burrito special and it was amazing, flavorful. service was good and will definatly go back.

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Me, being new to the Reno/Tahoe area, I wanted to check out Virginia City! What a beautiful trip up, you could see the entire valley! What a quaint little town! Very busy on the weekend but still was able to get in for lunch within 15 minutes. The wait was a little long but worth the wait. All the food... More 

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Auberry, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We came in late close to closing and we were happily seated. The atmosphere is cool and interesting, in a historic building. The food was great we had the prime rib special, Service was fast and friendly and price was great!

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Garden Grove, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were not really looking forward to Mexican food (although I do love it) but there were not many restaurants open for dinner in the area. As we walked in, the aroma gave a hint as to what we were about to get. My husband ordered the Gospel Chicken (only served on Sundays and Wednesdays haha) and I had their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have been to Café Del Rio three times and look forward to my next visit. I love the fact that this little restaurant is set within a historic building on the main street of Virginia City. The exposed stone walls of the interior dining area create a rustic atmosphere and the décor is simple but nicely done. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Our family has been to Cafe del Rio quite a few times for their Gospel Chicken Dinner. The fare is normally southwest, but as a special, they serve the best boneless breast fried chicken. It comes with mashed potatoes with gravy, fresh corn off the cob, and garlic slaw. Fortunately for us, we have managed to dine there when the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 394 S C, Virginia City, NV 89440
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Virginia City
  • Phone Number: 775-847-5151

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?