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Reviewed July 28, 2021

Nice decor. Casual dining. Ran out of the special, prime rib, at 8 pm. Short ribs were too pricy so had to settle for pasta. Menu heavy on pasta dishes and not much else. My wife and I had portabello ravioli which was very tasty....The salad was bland and wilted. No choice of dressing. The name of the place says grill, but I saw no dishes that would be grilled? I had a draft beer but it was in a room-temperature glass and room temperature beer. I did not ask for another.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 14, 2021

This Restaurant is small but very mighty. It’s located in Elko’s downtown casino district. It’s got a nice size bar and plenty of seating. We tried their signature prime rib and I must say it’s one of the best that I’ve had in some time....Good size cut, well prepared, nice au jus, tasty mash and well-cooked vegetables. All that plus reasonably priced wine and thoughtful service. Oh yes! We loved Machi’s and should we return to Elko we’d eat there again. No question. Full disclosure, there was no social distancing and that cost them a star in this review.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 11, 2021 via mobile

Still standing at the door waiting to be greeted, seated, acknowledged, anything, after 30 minutes 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️. Maybe there’s a reason that this is only my second time in more than thirty years trying this place, most likely my last.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 30, 2021 via mobile

TA brought us here. Thanks for that. Wife had Buffalo Wings and Sweet Potato Fries…she was very pleased. I had a Big Cheeseburger with Fries and it was very tasty. Fries were warm though and no condiments brought to the table. Enjoyed a cold Fat...Tire with the meal. A must visit. Friendly hostess with a great tattoo and good service.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 7, 2021 via mobile

Was on road trip saw Machi's in Elko, NV. We had the bone in prime rib. OH MAN, the best and biggest prime rib we have ever had! And we travel all over the USA and Canada. PERFECTION! Then the dessert, WARM CARROT CAKE! So...amazingly delicious! I serving dinner at 5 pm when the waitresses get there. Also, they have a saloon where you can enjoy drinks until 5 pm. Atmosphere 100%, Service 100%, everything great!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

People in bar were having a good time, but no social distancing and no masks. Our food was fine, but it was distracting to be so close to a large group of 30-40 year old's with no covid precautions. Large banner for Trump should have...warned us when we entered, but ratings indicated good food.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 27, 2020 via mobile

Came here while staying in Elko a few days. It had high ratings and the person at the saddlery shop recommended it. Great food, very good service. House salad was flavorful. Lamb shank was tender and tasty. They were able to make the portabella raviolis...with a white sauce instead of the red sauce, and it was really good. Looking forward to having our leftovers! COVID notes: They were doing pretty good following protocols. Servers wore masks, tables were fairly spaced apart, bar was off-limits. Snarky signs on the bar (about the ban) were kind of a disappointment.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 4, 2020

This restaurant was a chance find for us on the net. We read the menu and the special was paella, a no-brainer for us! We were curious about everything and the nice waitresses came by to tell us history and instructions for making the picon...cocktail and details of the menu items. Later, the owner, John Lemish, stopped at our table to chat with us. We enjoyed great food, great atmosphere and wonderful company. We'll definitely eat here again whenever we come through Elko! By the way, they set a full table of silver and glassware. A first-class restaurant.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Co worker and I we starved after a very long day and saw Machi’s on Trip Advisor. Had the spaghetti and meat balls which were awesome and a great portion size. Dinner salad was very good. Bartender was great and would go back for sure.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

While at Cowboy Poetry we barely beat the crowd to this dinner location in the heart of Elko. The place was jammed, but the service was so cheerful that nobody minded the wait, and the food was really good.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

In Elko for Cowboy Poetry Gathering and our schedules didn’t sync. Enjoyed lunch our last day in town. Very busy, but friendly hostess & waitress found us a spot. The Spicy Tomato Vegetable soup was so delicious. Will definitely stop in again

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 31, 2020 via mobile

We tried the baby back ribs that were the daily special. They were cooked perfectly and the BBQ sauce was delicious, just the right combo of spicy and sweet. The ribs came with a green salad, rolls and a corn salad. The wine list offered...a lot of choices and reasonable prices. And even though the restuarant was packed, the service was prompt and efficient.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

We had one night in Elko and looking for a place for dinner, the two lovely receptionists at our hotel recommended. Great choice. Big serves so we shared a few dishes- pork crackling, scampi, baby back ribs-Thursday special- chicken parmigiana, chicken wings. Came with side...salads. Draft beers. Waitress was friendly, service good. Looked like a place for locals. Long bar area where groups were sitting and when people came in were saying hello when passing other tables.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

Service was good, meals were large, flavorful and enough to share. Tuesday is roasted chicken night service in a rich broth, large carrots and potatoes. Prime ric is properly seasoned shough get in early or risk being left out or ending up with a well...done piece.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

We arrived in Elko after a six-hour drive, checked into our downtown motel just before 9 and went to find dinner. Turns out Elko closes up at 9! The first place we stopped said the kitchen was closed. We were headed to a bowling alley...is desperation when we passed Machi’s. The waitress was in front bringing in chairs. We asked if they were serving. She took pity on us even though it was 9:15. We had very good chicken parmigiana and salad. The artwork on the walls was lovely- local photos. And the place was very cute. Definitely recommend this place.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Response from RockinDowntheHwy | Reviewed this property |
I agree with nogrey - Give them a call! 775.738.9772. Also their website is easily found, look up 'machissaloon' online. While their menu has traditionally low gluten or gluten free items such as various meat, seafood... More
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Machi's Saloon & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4