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The Virginian Restaurant

10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
+1 307-684-5976
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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10 North Main Street, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the Virginian for my 72nd birthday dinner. Very elegant and historic restaurant set-up. Sat in the front display window set for only two. I had scallops and a lemon risotto. My wife had a chicken Alfredo. My scallops lightly breaded in panko were...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not so many restaurants opened on monday in Buffalo,WY. The Virginian is an institution. Lovely historical place (try the table in the vault), lovely service, tasty meal (try the Bison ribeye cooked rare to perfection). The onion soup coming as an appetizer was very tasty...More

Thank jm_ugo2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to the Virginian in 5 years and it was an extremely pleasant experience. Our waitress was attentive, effective and pleasant- in a word awesome! The food ( we all had the filet with potatoes & asparagus) was done to perfection....More

Thank DrPsychorat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't pass up the opportunity to eat at The Virginian. Everything melts in your mouth and the staff is awesome.

Thank NaeLamb
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The vault is my favorite table when eating here with my husband. I also like the window seats. The food is always wonderful and we always find ourselves wandering around the lobby of the hotel looking at the artwork and history.

Thank April P
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We chose this restaurant because it was "recommended by Duncan Hines, author of Lodging for a Night...along the Highways of America." It was the 1942 edition, but why not give it a try? The menu gives a history that includes Owen Wister (The Virginian, for...More

2  Thank USAwalkers
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great atmosphere with old time style; you can sit in an alcove near the window that has curtains on 2 sides or the old time safe, or at regular table. We had the bison ribeye and it was prepared perfectly. The entire meal was excellent...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Best meal we had all vacation and on par with any fine dining food in any big city. The service was excellent (ask for Chelsey). I had a few grilled caesar salads throughout the west. The grilled caesar here was one if the best I...More

Thank hunkacheese
Reviewed 24 June 2017

These folks are cooking some seriously good food. We decided to eat here after seeing lamb chops on the on-line menu. We found the actual menu to be much more limited. But it didn't matter. We both had the filet mignon, and I have to...More

Thank Kidwyoming
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I'd have to guess how good the lobster ravioli might have been . . . if they hadn't been out of it - along with our next two choices. Ultimately we both ordered the Sirloin Tip Salads - which were excellent, just not what we...More

Thank peachtree287
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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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: +1 307-684-5976
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