Gold Canyon Steakhouse

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Gold Canyon Steakhouse is said to be haunted by an apparition of a mustached man. The haunting is believed to stem from a gunfight held outside the door when the historic building that houses the restaurant was a boardinghouse.

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160 Main Street
Dayton, Nevada 89403
United States

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39.23619650488677, -119.59108275174003
Lyon County, Nevada
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  1. The address and name are both incorrect. The correct address is 160 main street and the name is Gold Canyon Cafe under new owner the phone # 775 434- 7068…we have had ghostly encounters with the cowboy and the lady in the white dress.

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