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The Virginian Restaurant

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10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
+1 307-684-0451
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

For what was to be a lovely dinner booked a table at this somewhat expensive restaurant. Should have guessed there would be problems when we were the only customers on a Saturday night and no food had arrived after 30 minutes. Dinner arrived after 40 minutes and we were the only customers! First were told that the salad ordered did... More 

Thank elainep007
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A very good restaurant. Full of atmosphere. Should try it. Very good food - a little pricey but worth it. Menu includes elk and bison. Formal feeling.

Thank dennis f
Nottingham, Maryland
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Excellent service and food in an 1890's atmosphere. It was much more spacious than I expected, but at the same time, it was quite quaint and I just imagined myself sitting there with The Virginian and Trampas enjoying a great meal!

Thank Don619
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

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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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

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
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 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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212 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

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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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

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 

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Chicago, Il
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 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 13 September 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 

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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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 307-684-0451

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?