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Foster's Bighorn

143 Main St, Rio Vista, CA 94571-1844
+1 707-374-2511
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“wild game” (4 reviews)
“bison burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Italian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
143 Main St, Rio Vista, CA 94571-1844
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well known local institution with amazing display of Big Game Hunter Trophies. Active bar, adequate at best food. Friendly wait staff. Fun place to visit, just don't expect food to be the highlight.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Friendly efficient service. The bison burger was tasty! We had a large group and they excellent care of us.

Thank Hbremen
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Fosters Bighorn Restaurant in Rio vista is a one of a kind stop that won't disappoint. The owner is one of the most friendly people I have ever met and he has done a great job of updating the restaurant and the service, menu and...More

Thank jimbau53
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I grew up in Stockton hunted and fished in the Rio Vista area. Always wanted to eat here but just never worked out. Today we got the chance after visiting the Western Railway Museum and taking a train ride through the wildflowers. I enjoyed the...More

Thank Inspecchi
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old building. Had stained glass history of California including gold rush, Chinese building railroad and much more. Comfortable decor and excellent wait staff. Very laid back. We had the steak sandwich. Cooked just like we ordered and the fries were delicious. Building converted to...More

Thank pearliesd
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The french fries here are phenomenal. My kids enjoyed the history of all the trophies and couldn't stop looking at them all. It really is impressive. i like the laid back feel of the place and the service was amazing. We had a very large...More

Thank Victoria A
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This service here was very friendly and the atmosphere was amazing. It is a real neat place to go to in this area with all the different wildlife on the walls. The streak was cooked to perfection and had good flavor. If I am in...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Did not eat, but had drinks at the bar and took pictures of the decor. There are 100s of animals I have never seen before. I walked around with my mouth hanging open. This is a saloon not to miss- just amazing: elephants, zebras, hippos,...More

Thank LPN2117
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fish & Chips and French Dip are my favorites, interesting setting with all of the stuffed animals, dinner under a Elephant head?

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the first time we have eaten lunch at Foster's Big Horn Restaurant in Rio Vista, Ca. The restaurant has very unique interior. We had a Cuban Sandwich and was very good.

Thank Pat K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Main St, Rio Vista, CA 94571-1844
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rio Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 707-374-2511
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