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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
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Chicago, Il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank hmwilson
California, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a business dinner with filet mignon, chicken Dijon, a bottle of Cabernet, the beef tip appetizer and the Wyoming whiskey cake for dessert probably one of the best meals I've had in many years. We drove eight hours to come back to this restaurant after having a similar experience a few months ago. Highly recommended. If you're lucky you'll... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at The Virginian in the historic Occidental Hotel. We had great food, great service and the waitress was very attentive. We toured the old hotel after our dinner, took pictures, walked around Buffalo. We will try and stay here our next visit. It is definitely on our list of favorites!

Thank LaDonna S
Adelaide, Australia
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96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Ate here as we're staying onsite. Excellent service. Lovely atmosphere the real oil lamps were a great touch. Not cheap but an excellent meal.

Thank Sue K
Rock Springs, WY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Very reasonably priced bottle of wine...very good food...romantic and historic and quiet setting...excellent service...we loved dining here and would do so again if we return to Buffalo.

Thank Yodelman
Janesville, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Had 2 meals here . Both awesome. Buffalo was great. service was great also. Thursday nite hoe down was reall some ting.

Thank Bob S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?