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Ponderosa Saloon

106 S C St, Virginia City, NV 89440-9800
+1 775-847-0757
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A must visit.

Visit to Virginia City is incomplete without going to the mine tour. The tour guides are... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Reno, Nevada
Informative and friendly

When in to checkout the mine tour while waiting I visited with the bartender and one of the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
Mandan, North Dakota
via mobile
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17 Jan 2017
“A must visit.”
1 Apr 2016
“Informative and friendly”
106 S C St, Virginia City, NV 89440-9800
+1 775-847-0757
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visit to Virginia City is incomplete without going to the mine tour. The tour guides are informative and funny. This is the only mine tour that is open during winter season. The drinks are reasonably priced and the service is friendly.

Thank uday029
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

When in to checkout the mine tour while waiting I visited with the bartender and one of the tour guides I learned a lot about the town and the places to visit. The inside of the place was good to see but the mine tour...More

1  Thank 74JAB
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

I saw the mine tour advertised and so picked this place to go in. While we were waiting for the mine tour to start, we ordered a drink. The drinks were very well poured. Strong hand so beware if you're DD. I tried the buttered...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

When you find yourself in Virginia City take your time and visit the ponderosa saloon. Be sure to see the mine in back for an extra few bucks. Its worth the time for the experience.

Thank johnmack P
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This place has a wonderful habit of having a door greeter with coupons for the bar & play.They also have the old school slot machines.Always one of my favorite spots with the awesome view on their deck

Thank patricia v
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Great little bar on the towns main street. Nice artifacts from the old mining days to see along with a neat old bank vault and the best part is the mine tour. Mine starts inside the bar and only costs a couple of bucks. Well...More

Thank rob s
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The saloon includes a six dollar underground mine tour and being as the entrance was at the back of the bar, I wasn't expecting much but my expectations were exceeded. It was not only bigger than I expected but the tour guide made this is...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I see many complaints, but how often are you going to be able to visit a mineshaft with a tour in the back of a bar? A little piece of history, interesting as how this town became to be, and why complain about the cost...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Went to this saloon to see the mine tour. The saloon has many exhibits of the old west, from guns to gems labeled from where they came. The tour is $6.00 per person, a reasonable fee for a mine that only took out a little...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 October 2013

cool guns in glass cases in back. wonder if we should have done the other mine tour. this was interesting though and it's amazing how they keep the history alive in this town.

Thank t s
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