A wealth of dining experiences awaits all Reno residents. This is not a comprehensive
list; these are places enjoyed by RENO MAGAZINE staff members and their friends
and family. We invite you to send us your recommendations. Well try them,
and if we agree, well add them to our list. Submit a description of the
restaurants cuisine with contact information to RENO MAGAZINE, 955 Kuenzli
St., Reno, NV 89520-2000, Attn: Restaurants. Or, you can fax your information
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$20 or more average
(Listings are in the 775 area code)
Note: prices are for dinner items, unless it is a breakfast-lunch restaurant
DAVIDS GRILL AND SPORTS BAR
6590 N. Wingfield Pkwy in Red Hawk. 626-1000
Regulars rave about the original burger and the crystal shrimp appetizer at
this Wingfield Springs restaurant in Red Hawk. Decor is woodsy chic and views
of the golf course and surrounding area are breathtaking. 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sun through Thurs., and 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri. and Sat.
PEGS GLORIFIED HAM AND EGGS
420 S. Sierra Ave. 329-2600
A great place for breakfast downtown, this diner features a variety of egg-based
dishes and large omelets, plus sandwiches, burgers, and salads on the lunch
menu. 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
P.J. AND CO.
1590 S. Wells Ave. 323-6366
Known to locals as PJs, this unassuming restaurant/saloon
has excellent breakfast omelets and huevos rancheros. It also serves burgers
and sandwiches for lunch, ribs and fajitas for dinner, and it has a full bar.
7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mon. through Thurs., 7 a.m. to midnight Fri., 8 a.m. to 11
p.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Food served until 9 p.m. daily, except
Friday, when food is served until 10 p.m.
501 W. First St. 786-8888, ext. 106
This intimate upstairs diner has a selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner
items with a healthy, often vegetarian focus, including some 100 percent vegan
dishes. Also, a great place for strong coffee drinks, teas, microbrews, and
organic wine. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sat.,
and 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sun.
THE GRILL AT QUAIL CORNERS
6520 S. McCarran Blvd. 827-6262
We think lunch is best here. It includes soups, salads, sandwiches, and pasta.
11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mon. through Fri., and 5 to 11 p.m. Sat.
TRUCKEE RIVER BAR AND GRILL I and II
1113 California Ave. 786-7971
3466 Lakeside Drive 825-5585
This local haunt offers dinners of pasta, seafood, and steak. Lunch items include
soups, salads, and sandwiches.
Breakfast is served, too, including awesome whole-wheat banana pancakes. California
Ave: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. through Sat. Lakeside Drive: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.
through Sat., and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun.
6520 S. McCarran Blvd. 828-3475
This is the hot place for cheese, hot oil, and chocolate fondue. The small restaurant
also has an extensive wine list and full bar. 5 to 10 p.m. Thurs., Fri., and
Reservations are strongly recommended.
2500 E. Second St. (in Reno Hilton) 789-2000
A good one-stop for different styles of Asian: sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Thai,
and Cantonese dishes abound on the exhaustive lunch and dinner menu. Also has
an excellent, light small plate menu. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and
5 p.m. to close daily.
TASTE OF INDIA
315 E. MOANA LANE. 825-3008
An authentic Indian food experience. Curries take up half the menu and include
chicken, lamb, and vegetables. Prime dishes include tandoori chicken and lamb
vindaloo. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Buffet lunch 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
dinner 4 to 10 p.m.
GOLDEN FLOWER VIETNAMESE
205 W. Fifth St. 323-1628
Regulars call this place very good, very fresh, and very authentic.
Also it is spotless, has a large menu and fast service, and it is a good value.
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun. through Fri., and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat.
PALAIS DE JADE
960 W. Moana Lane. 827-5233
A perennial poll winner for best Asian food, this elegant restaurant has a variety
of Chinese classics, including excellent Szechuan choices. A good quick choice
for lunch. 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily.
5180 Kietzke Lane. 825-9800
Culinary delights include addicting appetizers such as Changs Chicken
in Soothing Lettuce Wraps and entrées such as Warm Duck Spinach Salad,
Orange Peel Beef, and Oolong Marinated Sea Bass. People come for the décor
as well, which is stylish and contemporary. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sun. through
Thurs., and 11 a.m. to midnight Fri. and Sat.
BIBOS COFFEE CO.
680 Mt. Rose St. 329-2114
This coffeehouse, next to Becs Frozen Custard, is bright and airy. A quiet
back room has a comfy couch and chairs, and a patio behind the historic building
offers an alfresco setting for sipping hand-ground espresso drinks and nibbling
house-made pastries, baked fresh daily. 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
DREAMERS COFFEEHOUSE AND DELI
17 S. Virginia St. 322-8040
A fun sandwich and coffee shop inside the Riverside Artist Lofts building. Breakfast
bagel and deli sandwiches for lunch are offered, plus coffee drinks. 7 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun.
EMERALD CITY CAFÉ AND CATERING CO.
3594 W. Plumb Lane. 322-1525
Emerald City is more than just a trendy coffeehouse. Enjoy house-made soup,
chili, or quiche; salads, paninis, or wraps; and sandwiches served on croissants,
bagels, foccacia, or other delicious breads. Or skip the carbs and choose from
several Atkins-friendly selections such as the no-bun burger two sirloin
patties, your choice of cheese, tomato, and onion wrapped in lettuce leaves.
6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. to
3 p.m. Sun.
ANTHONYS DANDELION DELI
1170 S. Wells Ave. 322-6100
This intimate deli features great salads, including tabouli and hummus, sandwiches
and hot entrées, all with an emphasis on healthy eating. House-made breakfasts,
breads, soups, and desserts, too. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon. through Fri., and 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.
855 Mill St. 348-8264
Another great breakfast and lunch offering, featuring from-scratch soup, sandwiches,
and desserts (including mouth-watering cupcakes). All food is made with a fresh,
homemade flair. A nice coffee selection and a friendly staff make this a highlight
on the dining and catering scene. 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri.
JOSEFS VIENNA BAKERY
933 W. Moana Lane 825-0451
Baked goods are the specialty at this café, which also features breakfast
items, from-scratch soups, salads, and sandwiches. 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon.
through Fri., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun.
20 California Ave. 348-8884
A slice of New York life in an unassuming white building near downtown Reno,
this kosher deli has some of the citys best pastrami and corned beef sandwiches.
Soup, salads, bagels, and more also fill the menu. 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon.
NOTHING TO IT GOURMET DELI
225 Crummer Lane 826-2628
If you thought Nothing To It was a place to learn how to cook, you were right.
In addition to Jennifer Bushmans culinary center, the gourmet deli offers
an enticing lunch menu. Choose from delectable salads such as mango chutney
chicken or Pacific Rim pasta. Or try a gourmet sandwich such as the Cabernet
Splunker marinated Angus roast beef, provolone, caramelized onions, and
horseradish on herbed focaccia, served with a cabernet jus. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mon. through Fri.
RECORD STREET CAFÉ
945 Record St. 329-7227
Record Street Café has defied its tucked-away location to become a popular
coffee and deli spot for students, bohemians, and businesspeople alike. Menu
items include the Pacific panini sandwich (roast beef, vegetables, and a gorgonzola/provolone
cheese blend) and Grilled Hamster breakfast (two eggs, black forest ham, and
choice of cheese in a tortilla). 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. through Fri., and
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat.
725 S. Center St. 329-7673
An intimate, home-like deli with great soups and sandwiches, including many
healthy alternatives. Specialties entail house-made juices and teas in a variety
of inventive combinations. Lunch is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon. through Fri.
7485 Longley Lane, Suite A 853-3300
This swanky deli on the south side of town offers a healthy selection of gourmet
salads, sandwiches, cheeses, and pre-made dinners. Pre-made dinners include
crab cakes, spice-rubbed pork chops, and potato gnocchi. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon.
through Fri., and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat.
THE CHEESE BOARD
247 California Ave. 323-3115
A variety of cheeses punctuate the delicious sandwiches, salads, and soups at
this popular lunch spot. It offers California fresh food, an Old World ambiance,
and plentiful wine selection. Save room for a decadent blackberry chocolate
bar or another dessert. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon. through Sat.
3940 Mayberry Drive 787-3307
Long a favorite of residents in the Mayberry and Caughlin Ranch areas, this
unassuming coffeehouse has become a favorite haunt for music fans on Fridays
and Saturdays and every second and fourth Thursday of the month, when free music
starts at 7 p.m. The food and drink is fine as well, with highlights such as
the Quiche Lorraine, the breakfast burrito with sausage, the egg salad sandwich,
and the Veggie Delight hot wrap. 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon. through Thurs., 6 a.m.
to 11 p.m. Fri., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sat., and 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun.
WILD OATS NATURAL MARKETPLACE
5695 S. Virginia St. 829-8666
This supermarket has an abundance of prepared food choices for breakfast,
lunch, and dinner. Try the wheat crust pizza with soy cheese and vegetables.
Huge salad bar allows busy professionals to create their own green masterpieces.
Hit the juice bar for a shot of wheat grass or a smoothie. Tons of sandwiches
and ready-made dishes. Even the sushi gets rave reviews. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
INTERNATIONAL/ECLECTIC BAVARIAN WORLD
595 Valley Road 323-7646
Authentic German food in a charming atmosphere at this locals favorite
and tourist haunt. An array of sausages, sauerkraut, schnitzel, and more awaits
diners along with great potato pancakes. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon., and 8:30 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Tues. through Sat.
130 West St. 323-2227
A restaurant from longtime local chef Bill Gilbert, known for his work at Le
Petit Pier at Lake Tahoe. French favorites abound, including leg of lamb, beef
Bourguignon, and duck a lorange. Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues. through
Fri., and 5 p.m. to close Tues. through Sun.
236 California Ave. 786-3463
An intimate, quirky fusion diner that feels like a bigger-city café,
with Greek and Asian entrées, plus salads and sandwiches. Its home
to an expanded Greek entrée menu for its Friday-only dinner night. 11
a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon. through Fri., and 6 to 9 p.m. Fri. and Sat.
4796 Caughlin Pkwy. 827-3111
Seasonal contemporary American cuisine, including steak, seafood, chicken, burgers,
and pizzas. The wood-fired, mesquite grill gives great flavor to the dishes.
The restaurant has an extensive wine menu as well. The open kitchen and great
views of Reno add to the experience. 5 p.m. to close Tues. through Sat.
DEUX GROS NEZ
249 California Ave. 786-9400
This hipster hangout has a mainly vegetarian menu, but it does carry one meat.
We always have one stick of salami, says ever-colorful owner Tim
Healion. Dishes include brown rice and bean platters, salads, and sandwiches.
A wide-array of coffees and pastries, and the juice bar features Dynaflows,
made of frozen fruit and juice. 6 a.m. tomidnight Mon. through Sat. and 7 a.m.
to midnight Sun.
EJS JAZZ CAFÉ
17 S. Virginia St. Suite 180 324-9900
The refurbishment of the old Riverside Hotel led to some great things. One of
those is EJs Jazz Café, serving up an alluring mix of jazz music
and Cajun cuisine. Enjoy Southern-style cooking from bayou breakfast scrambles
with andouille sausage to crab melts to bacon bundles, filled with oysters and
shrimp. Be sure to leave room for a scrumptious dessert such as pecan sweet
potato pie or house-made peach cobbler. And if you like Sunday brunch, youll
love it EJs style, right on the Truckee River. 11 a.m. to midnight Mon.
through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Fri. and Sat., and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5
to 9 p.m. Sun.
4TH STREET BISTRO
3065 W. Fourth St. 323-3200
A seasonal menu is just one of the perks at this fine dining spot in West Reno.
Entrées are made up of California cuisine with Mediterranean ingredients.
Great appetizers and desserts, too. 5 p.m. to close Tues. through Sat.
FRANZS BACKSTUBE AUSTRIAN CAFE
3882 Mayberry Landing 624-2921
This bakery features sumptuous pastries and also has sandwiches, filled croissants,
pastries, coffees, and cookies. A lunch spot for those who need something sweet
as well. 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tues. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., and
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun.
LOUIS BASQUE CORNER
301 E. Fourth St. 323-7203
One regular calls this a must for out-of-town guests and big get-togethers.
The food is authentic Basque with meat figuring prominently. After 37 years
in business, this is a Reno institution. Lunch is 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tues.
through Sat., and dinner is 5 to 9:30 p.m. nightly.
1470 S. Virginia St. 329-9979
With an ever-changing menu, this Reno hot spot prides itself on surprise and
variety. Everything from modern American cuisine to Asian to Middle Eastern
has been offered. A definite haunt for full-course diners. Also, the swanky,
new martini bar is a hit. 5 p.m. to close Tues. through Sat.
ITALIAN LA FAMIGLIA
180 E. First St. 324-1414
This new Italian spot is hot, hot, hot. House-made pastas, such as gnocchi,
lasagna, and cannelloni, are king, and theres a full range of dishes,
including seafood, meat, chicken, and vegetarian. Theres also an extensive
bar and wine list. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon. through Fri. and 5 p.m. to close Mon.
3501 S. Virginia St. 825-1113 The pastas house-made at this longtime Reno
favorite. Traditional dishes with both meat and vegetarian options abound. 5
p.m. to close daily.
719 S. Virginia St. 322-7373
6135 Lakeside Drive 828-0400
An intimate, popular restaurant near downtown and in south Reno. Diners highly
rate the authentic Italian-style pork, beef, seafood, and pasta dishes here.
Daily lunch and dinner specials abound, and dont skip the tiramisu for
dessert. South Virginia: 5 to 9 p.m. Tues. through Thurs., and 5 to 10 p.m.
Fri. and Sat. Lakeside: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues. through Fri., 5 to 9 p.m. Tues.
through Thurs., 5 to 10 p.m. Fri. and Sat., and 5 to 9 p.m. Sun.
JOHNNYS RISTORANTE ITALIANO
4245 W. Fourth St. 747-4511
A West Reno dinner house for decades, Johnnys features traditional Italian,
including veal, beef, and seafood dishes, and lots of pasta dishes. 5 to 9:30
p.m. Tues. through Sat.
921 W. Moana Lane 827-3860
An Italian deli with an impressive variety of fresh sandwiches, including eclectic
vegetarian and Italian meat offerings. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon. through Sat.
3446 Lakeside Drive 829-9449
An intimate, Old World-style restaurant, this locals favorite has a great
list of pastas and sandwiches for lunch and dinner entrées such as mushroom
ravioli, veal saltimboca, and scampi. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 to 9 p.m.
Mon. through Fri., and 4:30 to 9 p.m. Sat. and Sun.
3005 Skyline Blvd. 825-5611
Great city views from this longtime favorite and a menu full of pasta dishes
along with a variety of chicken and seafood fare. Its a dont-miss
place for distinctive pizzas. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon. through Fri., and 5 to
10 p.m. daily.
VIAGGIO ITALIAN CUISINE
2309 Kietzke Lane 828-2708
The dinner menu features pasta dishes, veal, scallops, and more, as well as
an extensive appetizer and salad selection. There is a vast wine menu, too.
11:30 a.m. to close Mon. through Fri., and 4:30 p.m. to close Sat.
915 W. Moana Lane 825-9686
A mix of traditional Japanese entrées and sushi is on the menu of this
intimate restaurant. Options from deep-fried tempura to noodles with vegetables
are available. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 9:30 p.m. Mon. through Sat.
BERTHA MIRANDAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT AND CANTINA
336 Mill St. 786-9697
An immensely popular restaurant owned by the revered local namesake. Best known
for its variety and style with enchiladas, but fajitas, tacos, chili rellenos,
and other traditional items dot the menu. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
575 W. Fifth St. 324-0632
This hole-in-the-wall seems to be prized by native Mexicans a true test
of authenticity. Youll find value- priced lunch combination platters and
good carnitas. The lunch crowd packs in for a quick bite during the week. 10
a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
3892 Mayberry Drive 787-8226
A hot lunch spot at Mayberry Landing in west Reno, Buenos Grill features fish
tacos, salads, burritos, and soups in a deli style. It also has a dinner menu,
a salsa bar, and a fun, casual atmosphere. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon. through Thurs.,
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fri. and Sat., and noon to 8 p.m. Sun.
55 W. Arroyo St. 327-4422
A funky, clean Mexican restaurant with a full bar. This establishment serves
breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including huevos rancheros, chile rellenos, tamales,
tacos, chimichangas, mole and shrimp fajitas. Try the gooey cheese enchilada
combo plate and a top-shelf margarita on the rocks. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
7689 S. Virginia St., Suite N 853-2521
This restaurant, near Del Monte Lane, has some truly delicious dishes. The family
who owns the establishment puts care into the creation of its tamales, enchiladas,
chimichangas, and much more. Entrées come with either red or green sauce,
and both are tasty and perfectly spiced. The restaurant is clean, the service
is friendly, and the wait is rarely long. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. through Sat.,
and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun.
BLIND ONION PIZZA
3605 Kings Row 747-7744
The unusual is usual at this pizza place. Apart from the usual pizza standards,
there are choices such as smoked oysters and linguisa, margherita, and pesto.
Sandwiches and salads, too. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sun. through Thurs., and 11 a.m.
to 11 p.m. Fri. and Sat.
BLUE MOON PIZZA CO.
6135 Lakeside Drive 825-1120
190 California Ave. Not available as of press time
Gourmet pizzas, especially the all-vegetarian type, are the most popular at
this eatery. The opening of the California location is scheduled for this summer.
11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. through Sat., and 1 to 8 p.m. Sun.
JJS PIE CO.
555 W. Fifth St. 786-5555
Not a dessert place, but a pizza-pie establishment recommended highly by Reno
long-timers, especially UNR alum. By the slice is a good lunch option here,
and the variety includes the standards and some vegetarian choices. 11 a.m.
to 10 p.m. Sun. through Thurs., and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fri. through Sat.
BREW BROTHERS MICROBREWERY
345 N. Virginia St. (in Eldorado Hotel Casino) 786-5700
Shop-made brews are a specialty here, and you can see the big ol beer
vat from the front windows. The menu includes hearty American pub favorites
as well as salads, pasta dishes, and wood-fired pizzas. Live music is featured
on most nights, centering on rock and blues. 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sun. through
Thurs., and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Fri. through Sat.
GREAT BASIN BREWING CO.
846 Victorian Ave., Sparks 355-7711
Same five pub-made brews, plus fish and chips, shepherds pie, sandwiches,
and beer cheese soup, among other items. Theres live music on the weekends,
a childrens menu, and brewery tours as well. 11:30 a.m. to close daily.
680 South Meadows Parkway 850-1112
Featuring refined decor and a comfortable atmosphere, the menu selection pleases
the happy-hour crowd and those looking for a world-class meal. The restaurant
features classic tavern fare, including Joeys BBQ Shrimp, freshly made
thin-crust pizzas, Create Your Own Burger, panini, and a wide array
of creative salads. 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.
SILVER PEAK RESTAURANT AND BREWERY
124 Wonder St. 324-1864
SILVER PEAK GRILL AND TAPROOM
135 N. Sierra St. 284-3300
Silver Peak brews its own ales and lagers. The menu includes pizzas, seafood,
salads, and pasta dishes with their own twists. Its an extremely popular
gathering place at night. 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sun. through Thurs., and 11
a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Fri. through Sat. Bar closing times vary. Grill and Taproom
is open 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
RAPSCALLION SEAFOOD HOUSE & BAR
1555 S. Wells Ave. 323-1211
Seafood is king here, including specialties such as pecan- roasted salmon, and
prawn and scallop linguini. Fresh fish items are on special daily. Theres
also a large wine menu and live music on certain days. 11:30 a.m. to close Mon.
through Fri., 5 p.m. to close Sat., and 10 a.m. to close Sun. (including brunch).
1695 S. Virginia St. 786-2277
Fine dining with an excellent wine selection is what brings diners back. The
menu features American steakhouse favorites as well as some continental dishes.
The busy wine bar is another highlight. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tues. through
Fri., and 5 p.m. to close Mon. through Sat.
GALENA FOREST RESTAURANT AND BAR
17025 Mount Rose Highway Highway 431 849-2100
Far removed from the bustle of the city, this restaurant and bar features beautiful
mountain views. Steaks are the specialty here, but there also are pastas, seafood
dishes, and a good selection of appetizers. Bar: 4 to 11 p.m. daily. Restaurant:
5 to 10 p.m. daily. Brunch: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun. Wine Tasting: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
219 N. Center St.(in Harrahs Reno) 786-3232
A perennial Best of vote-getter, this restaurant has steaks of any
size and cut among its menu of pastas, salads, and seafood. The garlic-rich
Caesar salad and savory Steak Diane are great, particularly in the elegant space
that emanates a Rat Pack vibe. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri., 5 to
10 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. and Sun., and 5 to 11 p.m. Fri. and Sat.
Fourth and Virginia streets (in Eldorado Hotel Casino) 786-5700 With a distinctive,
indoor patio feel, this restaurant features an exhibition bakery, prime rib,
steaks, and seafood, and 102 martini and 350 wine selections. Its linked
to a large, upstairs bar with jazz and pop singers, and pianists. 5 to 10 p.m.
Sun. through Fri., and 5 to 10:30 p.m. Fri. and Sat.
$$$ Fourth and Virginia streets (in Silver Legacy Resort Casino) 329-4777
Gourmet specialties abound at this Silver Legacy restaurant, including steak,
veal, seafood, and chicken dishes, as well as salads and appetizers. Its
well known for its Sunday brunch. 5 to 10 p.m. Sun. through Thurs., 5 to 11
p.m. Fri. and Sat., and Sunday brunch 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THE STEAKHOUSE AT RED HAWK
6590 N. Wingfield Parkway in Red Hawk 626-1000
The steakhouse features an award-winning wine list, Angus Beef steaks, fresh
fish, pasta dishes, tempting appetizers and desserts, and unparalleled views
of wildlife and wetlands. A new, enclosed sun porch completes the experience.
5 to 9 p.m. daily. Closed Mon. and Tues.
4201 W. Fourth St. 786-1323
With its neon W as a benchmark, this fine-dining restaurant features
the full variety of steak cuts and sizes, plus fresh seafood dishes, pastas,
and salads. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
2707 S. Virginia St. (in Peppermill Hotel Casino) 689-7300
A wonderful place to indulge yourself, especially with the ever-changing chefs
selections of five-course meals. Entrées also change seasonally, but
the menu usually has a mix of steak and seafood, including several lobster dishes.
5 to 9:30 p.m. Wed. through Sun.
294 E. Moana Lane 828-7311
A definite hot spot for cool sushi, this restaurant features all- you-can-eat
and a la carte items for both lunch and dinner. Well-known for its array of
long-roll choices and especially its popular Godzilla roll. 11:30 a.m. to 10
SUSHI PIER and SUSHI PIER II
1290 E. Plumb Lane 825-6776
300A E. Plumb Lane 825-5225
These places have been growing in popularity. Fresh options abound for both
all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner, plus theres tempura. The chefs are creative
with different styles, including a signature Sushi Pier long roll. 11 a.m. to
9:30 p.m. daily.
55 Mt. Rose St. 322-0299
Serving authentic Thai cuisine as mild or as wild as you want it
this often-voted Reno favorite has an exhaustive menu of curries, soups, pad
Thai and vegetarian dishes. Excellent lunch specials with rotating choices daily.
11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon. through Sat., and 4 to 10 p.m. Sun.
CAFÉ DE THAI
7499 Longley Lane 829-8424
In a building that looks like a big object dart, this longtime Reno spot
serves sophisticated Thai cuisine. Stir-fry and curry options abound. Theres
also a popular bar with specialty cocktails (such as the pear martini)
and a full wine menu and outdoor patio for sunny days. 11:30 a.m. to
10 p.m. Mon. through Sat., and 5 to 10 p.m. Sun.
4786 Caughlin Parkway 826-8116
A traditional Thai restaurant, Green Papaya specializes in chicken and seafood
stir-fry dishes. Curries, tofu, and vegetarian options are here, too. This also
is a great dessert spot, including sweet rice and coconut dishes. 11 a.m. to
3 p.m. and 4:30 to 9 p.m. Mon. through Fri., and 4 to 9 p.m. Sat. through Sun.