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Branding Iron Cafe-Gold Ranch

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350 W I-80, Verdi, NV 89439
+1 775-345-6789
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Shoreline, Washington, United States
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

there is a gas station RV small casino....and the cafe...it was fine for breakfast....an old style cafe...plenty on the menu

Thank Meegan D
Truckee, California
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341 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Branding Iron is a local favorite. Food is fast and really good if you are down with casino food. My favorite is the Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs.

Thank Kelsdog
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Took a trip up to Gold Ranch to buy a lottery ticket for our future. So many of us do this that live in Nevada. We thought we'd eat dinner in the casino cafe making an evening of it. Lots on the menu. We ordered the Prime Rib dinner. It was terrible. Dried out, discolored, & a BIG disappointment. I... More 

Thank I4633EPpatricias
Windsor, CA
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Every time we have zoomed by on the freeway, I've wanted to stop and eat at the cafe. Well, as they say, I'm over it! For the first time ever, I asked the waitress to take the order back to the kitchen and to return with hot food. The second time around was not much better. I've never tasted hash... More 

Thank Margarita878
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

We were staying in the RV park and walked over to the Casino/Restaurant for the $6.99 Prime Rib. Surprisingly it was much better than expected; excellent flavor and large. The salad, which was extra, was mediocre at best, but it was only a 99 cent add on. Definitely would go there again.

Thank Steve S
Truckee, California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Located right of the freeway. The $6.99 prime rib special with a free players card is a good deal. Meal comes with roll, potato, and vegetables. The meat was prepared to our specifications. The roll was fresh, vegetable was frozen corn. Decor is old and you have to walk through part of the stale old smoky casino.

Thank Paul O
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112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Stopped for breakfast at the Gold Ranch Casino while on the road. This is a low end coffee shop with low end diner food. The casino provides a very smoky entrance to the restaurant. My husband had the corned beef hash and reports that it was not cooked all the way through. I had a chef salad that was barely... More 

Thank FamousDena
Sparks, Nevada
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164 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This is basically a coffee stop on one of those off-the-interstate cafe's attached to a Casino. It has the big signs on the freeway as you get near, and the signs probably haven't been updated in a few years as it seems that the breakfast "deal" on the sign is not what you see when you get in the cafe.... More 

Thank Glen H
Minden, NV
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186 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Located within the Gold Ranch Casino, had two meals here - one breakfast and one dinner. Both meals were just ok - average coffee shop style meals. Service was good and staff friendly. Be aware that the smoke from the casino trickles into the coffee shop which was annoying to me.

Thank Beave8920
Los Angeles
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Ok this is a coffee shop and the 5 stars are based on the good food deals they offer. 6.99 8 oz prime rib with trimmings and many breakfast specials. My favorite the the 5.95 for 8oz ham steak, potatoes, 2 eggs and choice of toast. $2.29 for coffee so you might want to get that elsewhere. Very friendly waitresses.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 W I-80, Verdi, NV 89439
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Verdi
  • Phone Number: +1 775-345-6789

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