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The Virginian Restaurant

10 N Main St, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834-1815
+1 307-684-5976
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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10 N Main St, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834-1815
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The service was excellent the food was good. The prices were as expected for the venue of historic fine dinning

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Dinner at the historic Virginian is a must for travelers through Buffalo. Always a great experience, my most recent visit was for a friend's 70th birthday party. EVERYTHING was perfect. Quiet but energetic, the service and food were spectacular. Honestly, I'm from New England, and...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has great atmosphere. It has fun window nooks for couples looking for a quiet meal and has some semi-private rooms, all beautiful and tastefully decorated. Our food was absolutely delicious. Very high quality food and prices that matched what we received. Service was...More

1  Thank luvs2travel247
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived and traveled all over the world and this restaurant is one of the finest I’ve ever dined in. The food is fabulous. The service is impeccable. We make a point to plan trips to Buffalo just to dine at The Virginian. Set in...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Buffalo for the night while working in the area. Went to dinner in the Virginian restaurant. This is in the same building as the Occidental saloon that serves food but the Virginian is more formal with a more upscale menu. It was a...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Ate at the Virginian while staying at the Occidental Hotel. I had a Filet Mignon while my wife had Salmon. Both were excellent as was the coffee. Cocktails before dinner were large enough to make ordering a second unnecessary. We recommend this establishment highly.

Thank SeamusDad
Reviewed 26 September 2017

There aren't a lot of fine dining options in Buffalo, but this was good. Very nice atmosphere, though the service was a little slow. Food was good without being exciting.

Thank Loddonlily
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were thrilled that we stumbled upon this hotel with a restaurant! Such atmosphere blended with great food and very friendly service! Chelsea was very personable! It was romantic and unique eating a dinner for two in the vault. The artwork in there was fascinating....More

1  Thank CosmoLady
Reviewed 11 September 2017

a must stop for any traveler. like the hotel/Museum theme and the food was good too boot and not a cowboy boot LOL

1  Thank Caribbean5
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The restaurant in Buffalo's storied Occidental Hotel, the Virginian's main dining room occupies the vault of the bank that once stood next door. A recent dinner underscored why the Occidental is better known for its uninhibited bar than its cuisine. Our friend's steaks looked tender...More

Thank Kirk E
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13 September 2017|
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Response from DrPsychorat | Reviewed this property |
No. But you may have a long wait. My wife and I have been there several times and always have a reservation. I would recommend having one. Jim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 N Main St, Occidental Hotel, Buffalo, WY 82834-1815
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 307-684-5976
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