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Denio Junction Restaurant and Bar

51550 Highway 140 North, Jct 140 & Sr 292, Denio, NV 89404
+1 775-941-0171
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (10 reviews)
“bloody mary” (2 reviews)
“outback” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
51550 Highway 140 North, Jct 140 & Sr 292, Denio, NV 89404
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed the night here enroute to opal digging. The owners were very friendly and kept the place open after hours for us to drink and visit. They really provided a homie atmosphere. The rooms are no frills, but serve their purpose. If you are...More

Thank starvin_marvin81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect little family run business... we stopped in after dinner hours and they said they would normally offer to make us something but, they ran out of food.. hhuummm after driving 40 miles to go there to eat we were obviously disappointed. So we sat...More

Thank Pamelat2
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

If you have all day and wanna wait around, this hell hole is the place. Waited 20 mins to even be acknowledged, while 1 person ran food, bar, and store. Then, when 4 locals came in, they got served while we continued to wait. Yah,...More

Thank Jenel C
Reviewed December 20, 2017

There is definitely gas here as of December 2, 2017. While exploring the backcountry of northwestern Nevada with two fellow adventuresses, we stopped here for gas -- but when we found out they had free WiFi, we hung out in the restaurant area for awhile...More

Thank 918SarahJane
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Traveling from NE Oregon and stopped because there was nothing for hours away. It was worth the stop! We had our dog who was welcomed at the picnic tables outside and given a huge bowl of water. I had the chicken fried steak and eggs...More

Thank ted z
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Fair price. Ample portions. I had the chicken fried steak and eggs. The portions were huge, the chicken fried steak was crispy on the outside. The gravy was homemade. Great value for the money. Definitely would stop here again

Thank Hawk56
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We were hungry and would have eaten anywhere. I am so glad that we stopped. The staff was incredibly polite and so friendly. The food was very good, but the burger was perfect. I don't remember ever enjoying a burger as much. If I ever...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We were camping south of Onion Reservior and ran low on ice, so decided on a road trip to Denio. Ice, burger and a brew filled the bill. Reasonable prices, good food and great service!!

Thank catmechak
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Denio Junction is indeed an oasis in the northern outback of Nevada. Travelers will be well served to look beyond the dusty exterior and enjoy the warm refuge of a spot with real character. Stopping for lunch after a long haul across Oregon and Nevada's...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The food was OK, but the place was dirty. Flies everywhere. We didn't get sick because I think they took the time to keep their food at the proper temperatures (glass of milk was icy cold), but we really considered leaving before the food came....More

Thank CoryW163
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August 9, 2016|
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Response from Griffeth B | Reviewed this property |
Hello, carolynjarrett! The restaurant itself is considered nonsmoking. There is an outside patio of sorts. It used to be a fill in station-long ago- and the drive through area in front now has a table or two and some... More
July 21, 2016|
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Response from Debbie E | Reviewed this property |
There was NO fuel available when we were there May 25, 2016. There is fuel at Fields, Oregon for sure!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51550 Highway 140 North, Jct 140 & Sr 292, Denio, NV 89404
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Denio
  • Phone Number: +1 775-941-0171
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This cafe is the only restaurant within 100 miles in any direction here in the high desert "Outback" of northern Nevada. Serves full breakfast, lunch and dinner to hungry locals and visitors. Located at major junction of two main highways. Has bar and souvenir shop adjacent. Next to motel. The food was hearty and plentiful. The 1/3 lb. "Denio Burger" is a local legend. Please enlist this property on TripAdvisor and I will write a review about it. Thank you. MonkeyOnTheWing...
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