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Bucket of Blood Saloon

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Address: 1 South C Street, Virginia City, NV 89440
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+1 775-847-0322
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00

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A great bar.

Great place to hang out and have a few drinks. Towards the back end of the bar they have couple of tables next to a huge window with breathtaking views. Friendly service. Friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
uday029
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to hang out and have a few drinks. Towards the back end of the bar they have couple of tables next to a huge window with breathtaking views. Friendly service. Friendly crowd. Reasonably priced drinks. They always have free popcorn for their customers which is a plus. Definitely try their Bloody Mary.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you want the miner cowboy salon experience go here! they also have a nice blood ale they make, try a shot of whisky chase it down with ale and get up and dance to some cool country type music!

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Groves, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first stop, we got Bloody Mary's before our bus tour. Old historic mixed with fun loving modern. You have to see it! The bar is from the mid 1850's as is most of this town. Get a drink and take the bus tour, you won't regret it!

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Thank DebiJPeck
Lakewood, Washington
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

It's a must stop every time I'm able to visit Virginia City and this visit was no different. People dressed in era clothing, decor and there was even a band playing on this visit. Such a nostalgic place.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you're in Virginia City on the weekend be sure to stop in at the Bucket of Blood to listen to the Comstock Cowboys. Usually there on weekends. You can check the Comstock Cowboys website to make sure. That's where I always bring my out of town company to experience the true feel of the western town. It's free as... More 

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The room had older style casino games and a window view. The drinks were good and the bartenders were very nice. You felt the history when you walked in! I would have loved to stay longer and sit at the bar awhile. I'll have to come back and do that soon. The whole street makes you want to just hang... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Has wonderful local entertainment..and really cold beer. Very touristy in the summer but most people seem to go for just the day so it cleared out pretty early... Got to hang with some colorful locals later.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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831 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

my partner and I visited what a saloon. lots to look at. fantastic friendly staff. Virginia city is the most friendliest place ive been to. locals are fantastic. this bar says it all. choice of beers wines cocktails ,great place.

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Thank enncle
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great historic place to visit while in Virginia City and you have to try a Bloody Mary! The piano player was fantastic and we enjoyed the atmosphere.

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Thank Sondra K
Willits, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very crowded with great people, music good, drinks outstanding. A must stop. Annual return place. Sweet bartenders

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