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Reno - Restaurants

Most of the quality restaurants are to be found in downtown Reno, but there are others scattered about the region. Here is a listing of favorites and others throughout the area, but please be sure to check into the respective shopping hub for more details and as to what else is in the area.

325 Harbour Cove Drive – 775-356-6888 – (East McCarran & Prater Way)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-9pm.

Bangkok Cuisine (three locations)
55 Mount Rose Street – 775-322-0299 – (Plumb Lane)
5851 South Virginia Street – 775-284-3802 – (South Virginia and Kietzke Lane)
6170 Mae Anne Ave – 775-747-9999 – (Robb Drive & Mae Anne Ave.)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, closed Sundays. Best to call ahead for variable hours. Excellent Thai Cuisine with plenty of vegan/vegetarian options. Best to make reservations.

Bella Italia Delicatessen, Restaurant and Gift Shop
8155 South Virginia Street #A-100 775-313-0282 – (South Virginia – US395)
Open Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, closed Sunday.

Black Bear Diner
1190 East Main Street, Suite B – 775-835-8512 – (Fernley)
Open Sun-Thur 6:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 6:00am – 10:00pm. Traditional American faire.

Black Rock Pizza Co.
2855 North McCarran Boulevard – 775-356-1771 – (Pyramid Highway)
Open Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm.

Blue Moon Pizza
190 California Street – 775-324-2828 – (Downtown)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 1pm-9pm. A local secret, Blue Moon wins accolades from folks in the know. Many vegetarian pizzas, and they stuff the pie to the brim.

Burger Me!
6280 Sharlands Ave  – 775-747-7333 – (Robb Drive)
Open daily 11am-9pm. Local burger joint with an unusual, tasty menu from traditional burgers and fries to ahi, bison, or gyro burgers. gluten-free buns, vegetarian options, salads, and beer and wine also on the menu. They also serve ice cream, sundaes and such to harden your arteries with glee.

China Buffet
460 West Main Street, Suite #5 – 775-835-8838 – (Fernley)
Open daily 11am-9:30pm. Comes highly recommended for all-you-can-eat and large menu of items at great prices for quality Chinese food.

Dandelion Deli
1170 South Wells Ave, #2 – 775-322-6100 – (Plumb Lane)
Open Mon-Fri 7am-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm. A very favorite deli among the locals serving vegans/vegetarians as well as carnivores with a wide variety of very, VERY GOOD food at reasonable prices. Also does catering. Highly recommended.

Eclipse Pizza
3950 Mayberry Drive – 775-747-4343 - (West McCarran and Mae Anne Ave.)
Not your normal pizza place, this pizzeria offers artisan pizzas with lots of topping choices. Check out the “secret menu” on their website for some of their latest creations!

Einstein Brothers Bagels
5050 Kietzke Lane, Reno,NV 89511 – 775-825-1045 – (South Virginia and Kietzke Lane)
Open Mon-Fri 5:30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 6:30am-4pm. Bagels, coffee, tea … and you can charge your EV vehicle too, if you have one. 240V. Free charging for customers during business hours, or 24 hour accessible with an account/card.

2870 Northtowne Lane – 775-359-1661 – (Northtowne)
Open Sun-Thu 11am – 8pm, Fri-Sat 11am-9pm. Great burgers with meat options, chicken, turkey, and veggie, plus salads. Burger sizes go up to 24oz dubbed the XXXL. You get your picture on the wall if you can finish that 2000 calorie beast!

Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen
6633 South Virginia Street, Suite A – 775-851-1400 – (South Virginia and Kietzke Lane)
Open Mon-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-6pm. Wide variety of quality sandwiches, salads, soups, and breakfast items.

Great Basin Brewery & Restaurant (two locations)
846 Victorian Avenue – 775-355-7711 – (Pyramid Highway)
5525 South Virginia Street – 775-284-7711 – (South Virginia and Kietzke Lane)
Open 10am-10pm daily. Popular spot among local burners and a big supporter of the community, with real good beer and food.

Great Full Gardens
555 South Virginia Street – 775-324-2013 - map
Open Mon-Fri 8am-90m, Sat 8am-9pm. A relatively new and great place offering a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner entree, sandwich, soup and dessert options for vegetarians, vegans, raw and omnivores.  Highly recommended.

Hacienda Restaurant & Bar
10580 North Mccarran Blvd # 102 – 775-746-2228 – (West McCarran and Mae Anne Ave.)
Open 10am-9pm daily.

Hoya Deli
100 Main Street, Wadsworth – 775-835-0402 – (Wadsworth)
Open daily 9am-9pm. Call ahead for after-hours possibilities. A wonderfully cozy place to sit down, kick back, and enjoy some food.  The menu includes breakfast items, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and salads.  Vegetarian/vegan options also available.

In-and-Out Burger (two locations)
280 Pyramid Way – 800-786-1000 – (Pyramid Highway)
8215 South Virginia Street – 800-786-1000 – (South Virginia – US395)
Open Sun-Thu 10:30am-1am, Fri-Sat 10:30am-1:30am.

India Kabob and Curry
1091 South Virginia Street – 775-348-6222 – (Downtown)
Open daily 11:30am-10:30pm, with lunch buffet from 11:30 til 3:00. One of the best Indian restaurants in the area. Most notably, they have a pretty darn good lunch buffet that is fairly affordable, with plenty of options for vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
1635 Robb Drive – 775-787-5669 – (Robb Drive)
Open 10:30am-9pm daily. Jimmy John thinks Subway was founded by doctors with no sense of taste or smell. They serve deli cuts on white, seven grain wheat or a lettuce wrap. Platters available.

Louie’s Basque Corner
301 East Fourth Street – 775-323-7203 - (Downtown)
Open Mon 4pm-930pm, Tue-Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 4pm-930pm. The legendary and highly recommended Louie’s provides a memorable Basque lunch and dinner experience.

Louie’s China Bistro
1360 Highway 95A North, Suite 7 – 775-835-6655 – (Fernley)
Open daily 11am-9:30pm. Highly recommended for a wide variety of chinese food at reasonable prices.

Mary and Moe’s Wigwam
225 West Main Street – 775-575-2573 – (Fernley)
Open daily 5am-10pm. Traditional American faire. Also has museum and casino.

Max’s Sandwich Shop
1155 Old Highway 40 West – 775-345-3032 - (Verdi)
Open Tues-Sat 7am-2pm. Sandwiches and wifi. A couple of veggie options on the menu, but not much for vegans.

6275 Sharlands Avenue  – 775-747-2665 -  (Robb Drive)
Open Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-midnight, Sat & Sun 10am-10pm.

Naan and Kabab Mediterranean Cuisine
2740 South Virginia Street 775- 825-3113 – (Plumb Lane)
Open 11:30am-9:30pm daily. A local favorite for yummy eastern Mediterranean faire for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians at very good value.

Noble Pie Pizza Co.
239 West 2nd Street – 775-622-9222 – (Downtown)
Open Mon-Tue 11am–midnight, Wed 11am-2am, Thu 11am-4am, Fri and Sat 11am–6am, Sun 11am–9pm.  The best pizza in town and a very popular hangout for many, providing many options for all tastes — including vegetarians and vegans.  Also regularly features art by local artists.  Highly recommended!

Nu Yalk Pizza
9780 South Virginia Street – 775-826-8508 – (South Meadows Pkwy)
New location. Open Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm.  Popular place for pizza with many options and using organic ingredients.

Old Granite Street Eatery
243 South Sierra Street – 775-622-3222 - map
Open Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Great food for omnivores, vegetarians, vegans and gluten free using food mostly from local farms and ranches.  Also offers exceptional and unique cocktails. Highly recommended.

Oxbow Cafe and Bistro
2365 Dickerson Road – 775-453-1160 - (Keystone Ave.)
Open Tue-Fri 7:30am-8:00pm, Sat 8:00am-8:00pm, Sun 8:00am-4:00pm. A brand new restaurant providing high quality breakfast, lunch and dinner options for omnivores, vegetarians and vegans. Nice wine selection and espresso bar. In the arts district, so a great place to get some food while checking out some of the neighboring art spaces.

Papa John’s Pizza
1610 Robb Drive – 775-787-2999 / 775-787-7272 – (Robb Drive)
Open Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm.

Peg’s Glorified Ham & Eggs
420 South Sierra Street – 775-329-2600 – (Downtown)
Open 6:30am-2pm daily.

The Pizza Factory
1460 Highway 95A North, Suite 5 – 775-575-4548 – (Fernley)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun noon-9pm. Call ahead for possible later hours during Burning Man. Known as THE place for pizza in Fernley. Located in the Scolaris shopping center, The Pizza Factory is a family-owned restaurant that has very good food and wonderful hospitality, and they really love to take care of us! Providing a wide range of pizza, sandwich, and pasta options, including for vegans and vegetarians. Comes highly recommended!

PJ & Co
1590 South Wells Ave – 775-323-6366 – (Plumb Lane)
Open Mon-Sat 6:30am-9:30pm. Large plates of a variety of standard american faire.

Pneumatic Diner
501 West First Street – 775-786-8888, ext. 106 – (Downtown) and (Keystone Ave.)
Open 11am-11pm daily, except Sundays open at 9am for brunch. A long-time favorite hangout of many vegetarians and vegans as well as non-vegetarians, the laid back and cozy atmosphere quickly leads one to forget where one is at in the biggest little city. Seating at times may be hard to come by, as it is a very popular and cozy hole-in-the-wall, but well worth the wait. The entrance is located in the northeast corner of the Truckee River Lodge Building on Ralston St. It’s up the stairs on the back side of the building and is easy to miss if you don’t know it’s there. Highly recommended!

Sasquatch Tavern & Grill
755 Highway 40 West – 775-657-9207 – (Verdi)
Open Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-10pm. Serving variety of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Not really much for vegetarians.

The Seed Cafe
1085 South Virginia Street – 775-657-8743 - (Downtown)
Open Mon-Thur 7am-830pm, Fri 7am-630pm, Sat 9am-5pm and Sun 11am-3pm. The Seed Cafe is a delightful place providing raw vegan, organic and gluten-free breakfast, lunch and dinner options for all. Juices, smoothies, sandwiches, salads and desserts with love and care are their specialties. Highly recommended.

Silver Peak Grill and Taproom
135 North Sierra Street – 775-284-3300 – (Downtown)
124 Wonder Street – 775-324-1864 – (Downtown)
Open Mon-Thu 11am-midnight, Sat-Sun 11am-1am. Very popular local brewery/restaurant with two locations to serve you: One in the heart of the arts district, and the other is south of downtown, across from the very popular Zephyr Lounge.. Features indoor and outdoor dining, serving imaginative dishes and brews.

SoDo Reno
275 Hill Street – 775-322-2710 - map
Open Tue-Sat 11am-8pm, Sun-Mon 11am-8pm. A very nice and friendly and slightly upscale restaurant with great food for omnivores and vegans alike. Highly recommended.

St. James Brasserie
901 South Center Street – 775-348-8888 - (Downtown)
Recently opened and already a great hit, St. James Brasserie is an outstanding restaurant and brewery with many choices of great food, beer and wine to choose from. Highly recommended.

Steve’s Homemade Ice Cream
1360 Highway 95A Morth, Suite 5 – 775-575-0500 – (Fernley)
Open Sun-Thur 11am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm. Enormous portions of fresh dessert lusciousness. Sugar-free frozen yogurts, non-dairy ices, italian ices, smoothies, cakes, …and various other non-artificial ice creams. Belgian waffles for the sundeas are made to order! How about that after a week in the desert?

669 South Virginia Street – 775-329-4787 – (Downtown)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. New location. Offers some great soups, salads, and sandwiches for both omnivores and vegetarians/vegans, a favorite spot among the locals.

Sushi Club
294 East Moana Lane # 1 – 775-828-7311 – (Moana)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm.

Sushi Minato
5085 South McCarran Blvd – 775-825-2552 – (South Virginia and Kietzke Lane)
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, closed Sundays. All-you-can-eat sushi.

Sushi Moto
1360 US Highway 95A North, #1 – 775-575-6672 – (Fernley)
Open Mon-Thur and Sun 11am-11pm, Fri and Sat 11am-midnight. All-you-can-eat sushi and a wide variety of other Japanese dishes seem to be a common craving for burners, and this is the place in Fernley to get it. Options for vegetarians too.

Thai Corner Cafe
100 West Second Street – 775-327-4333 - (Downtown)
Open Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm. An amazing and huge selection of delectable thai recipes for all eaters.

Verdi Mining Co. Saloon and Pizzaria
1155 Old Highway 40 West, 775-345-9090 – (Verdi)
Open Mon-Fri 2pm-9pm, Sat 11am-whenever.

13963 South Virginia Street, Suite 900 – 775-851-7711 – (Damonte)
Open Sun-Thur 4pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 4pm-10pm. Popular new sushi place with plenty of options for omnivores and vegetarians.

Whole Foods Market
6139 South Virginia Street – 775-829-8666 – (South Virginia and Kietzke Lane)
Open 8am-9pm daily. Lots of variety and quality, cafeteria-style-served food, and plenty of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.

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