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The Virginian Restaurant

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10 N Main St, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834-1815
307 684-0451
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were given a gift certificate to The Virginian Restaurant for our 51st anniversary last month. The decor is warm and inviting. The food was beyond delicious and our server was professional with a friendly attitude. He made sure our water glasses remained full and we had whatever we needed.

Thank Damiano C. V
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They did not have a huge list of choices but I had a steak and it was cooked to perfection and had great flavor. They were a little pricey but most steakhouses in Wyoming seemed to be on the pricey side...but good food.

Thank RoyceJoggerst
England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in the Occidental Hotel so had a meal here. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly and helpful. Highly recommend a meal here.

Thank Karen R
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem of a restaurant for authentic décor, location and style. Neat little booths for 2 are peppered around it's rooms, with larger tables set aside or in cosy nooks. The antiquity of the place has been preserved and this of course comes at a premium. Service is welcoming and efficient. Food is of a very good standard and... More 

Thank SoloTogether
Las Vegas, NV
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Virginian restaurant is a beautifully restored part of The Occidental Hotel building. Unfortunately the dining experience, to which we were exposed, was lackluster at best, with abysmal service and mediocre food. On the night we were there, we entered noticing that only three tables had patrons. We had traveled quite a distance, and looked forward to the delicious meal... More 

1 Thank EthanDuke
Chicago, Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I had the fillet and my husband had the scallops. Both were excellent. The prices were reasonable for the quality of food

Thank laura_lewis26
Helena, Montana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Historical ambiance was nice and the server was kind, but the price for the food was outrageous for what we got. I purchased a salad, which had salmon, my favorite, and the cost was $20, for a salad that offered very little salmon and some sort of balsamic dressing which tasted horrible on the salad. A couple of my family... More 

1 Thank hmwilson
California, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

part of the hotel exclusive enterior highest prices in town. excellent menue. close out your IRS and enjoy. recommended meutermedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Virginian Restaurant has retained its frontier western feel. It's easy to imagine the old west characters stepping into the dining room and tucking into an excellent meal. We had Chinese dumplings, pesto pasta and blacken sirloin tips. Very dish was excellent. And then there's the house dessert - whiskey chocolate cake. One serving fills two! The night we were... More 

Thank barbarag8_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Dinner was very food. My husband had bison and I had steak tips. Everything was very good and we enjoyed it. The atmosphere was really nice. We had our own private area for just the two of us. We were full for dessert but went over to the saloon later and ordered the whiskey cake. It was amazing!

Thank Stacy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 N Main St, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 307 684-0451

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?