Favorite Restaurants (Lunch, Nightlife, Caffeine, etc…)

Recommended by the Locals:

Fun things to do in Reno

  • Oxbow Nature Study Area:  Hidden away from the neon lights and bustling of downtown Reno is a lovely nature preserve and riparian area known as Oxbow Nature Study Area and the adjacent Sack Park with knows habitants such as mink, beaver, muskrat, otter, deer, bear and skunk among the mammal life in the area. There are also raptors, waterfowl and many other bird types.
  • The Discovery Musuem:  Interest and engagement in science for all.  Through unique, hands-on programs and exhibits, The Discovery creates learning experiences that range from simple curiosity to deep understanding, empowering a community of critical thinkers.  https://www.nvdm.org/
  • Nevada Musuem of Art:  Features modern and contemporary works by artists including Roy Lichtenstein, Georgia O’Keeffe and William Wegman.  https://www.nevadaart.org/

Reno Restaurants 

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Downtown Downtown Downtown
Daughter’s Café ($$) – Seasonal Breakfasts & Lunches Beto’s Mexican Food ($) – Authentic Mexican food Beto’s Mexican Food ($) – Authentic Mexican food
Hash House A Go-Go ($$) – Twisted Farm Food Hash House A Go-Go ($$) – Twisted Farm Food Louis’ Basque corner ($$) – Comfort Basques food from the Pyrenees Mountains.  Family atmosphere and friendly to large groups.
Homage ($$) – French Bakery, Coffees Homage ($)  Bakery, Lunches & Craft Beers Noble Pie ($$) – Wings, pizza, and cocktails.  Open late!  (Gluten-free crust option)
Peg’s Glorified Ham and Eggs ($$) –  American Traditional Breakfast Pho 777 ($) – Vietnamese Noodle Restaurant Pho 777 ($) – Vietnamese Noodle Restaurant
Midtown Midtown Midtown
Crème Café ($$) — Crepes, Beignets, Scrambles, French Press Coffee Grateful Gardens ($$) – Wholesome menu caters to all including meat eaters, paleo, vegan and gluten-free Bangkok Cuisine ($$) – Authentic Thai
Grateful Gardens ($$) – Wholesome menu caters to all including meat eaters, paleo, vegan and gluten-free Laughing Planet ($) – A quick-service restaurant offering nutritious, affordable, and delicious fare:  tasty burritos and bowls, soups, salads, smoothies, juices, and homemade cookies Brasserie St. James ($$) – Industrial-chic neighborhood tavern with house brews & guest beers paired with gastropub fare.
The Coffeebar ($) Local coffeehouse serving  locally roasted coffees, espresso & tea, plus seasonal crepes, salads & panini Michael’s Deli ($) – New York style – homemade soups, salads & more Campo ($$) – Low-key spot dishes up handmade pastas & other Italian eats such as pizzas from a wood-fired oven.
Two Chicks ($$) — Eggceptional breakfast Midtown Eats ($$) – Comfort food unrestricted by culinary boundaries.  Including signature burgers, salads, and daily chef du jour entrées) Mari Chuy’s Mexican Kitchen ($$) – A Midtown twist to Mexican cuisine
Other Parts of Town Naan & Kabab ($$) – Traditional Mediterranean dishes like baba ghanoush, kebabs & hummus along with homemade desserts. The Depot  ($$) – Housed in an old railway headquarters, this warm gastropub serves American pub fare & craft beers.
Daily Bagel ($) – Locally  made bagels, sandwiches and locally roasted coffee SUP ($$) – Soups. Salads. Sandwiches. Wild River Grille ($$) – This modern venue in the historic Riverside Hotel provides an array of American entrees & cocktails.
Hub Coffee Roasters & Eatery ($$)  Local & Seasonal Breakfast & Lunch Other Parts of Town Other Parts of Town
PJ & Co. ($$) – A classic American café Golden Flower ($$) – Standard Vietnamese fare including vegetarian options in a basic spot that is spacious & open late. Hiroba Sushi ($$) – Popular spot serving all-you-can eat sushi & some Korean dishes, with weekly specials.
Squeeze Inn ($$) – Best omelette’s on the planet!  (plus other breakfast foods) Hub Coffee Roasters & Eatery ($$)  Local & Seasonal Breakfast & Lunch Archies Giant Hamburgers & Breakfast ($$) – Collegial, 24-hour pub serving American basics & specialty burgers in relaxed surrounds with a deck.
Walden’s Coffeehouse ($$) – Local and organic breakfast and lunch Woody’s Grille and Sprirts ($$) – Classic pub food and spirits Bertha Miranda’s ($$) – Cuisine from Northern Mexico.
Sakanna Sushi ($$) – Top rated sushi bar and Japanese cuisine BJ’s ($$) – Family-friendly chain outpost pairs familiar pub fare with an extensive list of house brews.
Silver Peak Brewery ($$) – Comfort pub food and great beer Centro ($$) – Flavorful food, thoughtful hand crafted cocktails, legit service and modern unpretentious atmosphere
Super Burrito ($) – Counter-serve restaurant offering Mexican food such as tacos & burritos, plus a salsa & pepper bar. Golden Flower ($$) – Standard Vietnamese fare including vegetarian options in a basic spot that is spacious & open late.
Sushi Pier ($$) – Favorite sushi restaurant with all-you-can-eat or menu options Great Basin Brewery ($$) – Sparks pub brewers of Nevada Gold, Ichthyosaur IPA, Jackpot Porter, and Wild Horse Ale.
Iji’s ($$) – Sushi and hibachi
Little Waldorf Saloon ($$) – Western memorabilia surrounds this rustic spot where comfort-food eats include burgers & wings.
Sakanna Sushi ($$) – Top rated sushi bar and Japanese cuisine
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