394 C Street
Virginia City, NV 89440
tel: (775) 847-5151
NileGuide Expert tip:
Their hours are reduced during the low season.
This restaurant in Virginia City is located in a historic building just outside of the main tourist area of this Wild West town. The Cafe del Rio serves fresh Mexican, Southwest, Tex-Mex and Mexicali dishes in huge portions. Each meal starts with fresh chips and salsa and the menu has items such as West Texas Steak Tacos, Chili Crusted Chicken Sandwiches, Pork Carnitas and the Yucatan Enchilada with shrimp, crab and artichoke heart baked in a blue corn tortilla with ancho chili cream.
Desserts include Chocolate Creme Brûlée and Apricot-Ancho Chile Cheesecake. The Cafe serves brunch on Sundays from 10-2 and have items such as Huevos Rancheros, Red Chili Hash and Pigs in a Pancho. Their prices ranch from about $10 for a sandwich to $14 for their main dishes.