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Bonanza Cafe

27 N C, Virginia City, NV 89440
775-847-7122
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Ranked #15 of 22 restaurants in Virginia City
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Saint Paul
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Food served fast food style in plastic baskets. Reasonable priced and quite good and good service. I had the calamari salad and was very surprised at the quality and quantity. Get adult beverages at the bar but order food from the table, a little different but it works.

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went for a late afternoon snack. Tried a couple of their french fries...both were amazing, the garlic was really good! We sat on the deck and had the most beautiful view of the day. The waitress was exceptional, very friendly! Might go for a meal next time.

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South Carolina
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Bonanza Cafe is located right downtown in the historic section of Virginia City. It makes a big deal about having a "100 mile view" from the patio, but, really very little can be seen from there. The menu is the usual sandwiches, and they are pretty expensive. I asked for a root beer float, was told they didn't have... More

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King City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were hungry and took a chance on this cafe. They have great food fast and friendly service with a local flare. Prices were very reasonable for a tourist town. Would definitely eat here again!

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went in based on a recommendation from an area merchant. We were on a tour and only had 3 hours in Virginia City. We got a patio seat, right away. They were not very busy. We ordered our food, and got beer from the adjacent bar using the coupons they gave us (2 for 1) which was nice. However,... More

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
756 reviews 756 reviews
511 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Handing out 2 for 1 coupons for drinks so we came in for a beer. Outstanding view out the back, restaurant was rather crowded but we didn't eat. Card machines were broken at the bar and the guy who repaired them went on a rant about having to fix them he sounded drunk. It was enough for us to walk... More

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Mesa, Arizona
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

Simply fun. Don't overthink it, just soak up the flavor. Didn't eat but had some drinks and enjoyed the views plus slots. The bartender was fun and friendly, very comfy spot to chill.

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Bay Area
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

People here talk about the view. We didn't get to see it. We were told we could wait for 10 minutes to get a patio table, but that we shouldn't because they had a table for us inside. Our party of four ordered. Three burgers, one salad. I got my burger with no mayo or onions, and with garlic fries.... More

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r
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Had bonanza bread and soup, bread was yum for 4 dollars walked out to the mile high view. Spend the quarter to view the canyon, there's a lake and the view is amazing.

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Reno, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We always try to at lest eat one meal here and have a cold beer while enjoying the 100 mile view from the patio. Great food.

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