A Food Lover’s Guide to Midtown
Midtown District is a renovated old-town area that is unique to Reno; no other city has a place quite like it. Located in the heart of Reno, adjacent to downtown, Midtown transformed re-purposed houses and buildings full of character into a unique and original shopping venue that adds a breath of new energy into the city. In it, you can find a great variety of local shops, original nightlife entertainment… and of course, great eats! With a wide selection of one-of-a-kind restaurants, coffee shops, bars, cafés, and delis, the Midtown District has a taste for everyone. Put these Midtown eateries we’ve provided below (just a few of Midtown’s many treasures), on your next to-do, or rather to-eat, list and you won’t be disappointed!
Great Full Gardens Café & Eatery
Midtown’s newest addition, Great Full Gardens provides a complete array of the most unique & tastiest dishes in all of Reno. Furthermore, by using all natural and organic ingredients, this health-minded café has sprouted a dedicated following. If you have diet restrictions? No problem! The creative menu offers items for every appetite, including gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and paleo options. Try one of GinoTheSoupMan’s local, handmade soups, munch on a Great Full Bowl, or stop by for breakfast for Connie’s Famous Fruit Omelet. The options are endless!
555 South Virginia St. #107
One of Midtown’s first restaurants, Süp lives up to its name by offering some of the best soups in town. The restaurant focuses on healthy homemade recipes made from scratch daily, then adds fresh ingredients and great customer service to make it one of the most reputable restaurants in not just Midtown, but in all of Reno. Combine a soup with their delicious salads and sandwiches and you’ve got quite the meal!
669 South Virginia St.
Laughing Planet Café
With a restaurant that prides itself on its “Burritos, Bowls, & Goofiness,” you know you’re in for not only good eats, but a good time when going to Laughing Planet. With its fun and quirky ambiance, Laughing Planet has a vibe that keeps people coming back for more. Try one of their famous burritos and bowls, their tasty soups and salads, their homemade smoothies and juices, or all of the above!
650 Tahoe St.
Mari Chuy’s Mexican Kitchen
Mari Chuy’s has brought a Midtown twist to Mexican cuisine with a menu that is unlike any Mexican restaurant you’ve been to before. The new restaurant features delicious, distinctive food including items like The Midtown Veggie Plate, while adhering to its Mexican, non-Americanized, specials. Come on in, grab a margarita or mojito with your meal, and see why Mari Chuy’s is considered one of Reno’s top Mexican restaurants.
764 South Virginia St.
Midtown Eats has become a favorite stop-in spot for locals and out-of-towners alike. Not only is the food delectable, but the setting, with a rustic, reclaimed aesthetic, makes your experience that much better. See what everyone is talking about and check out their wide-ranging menu full of tacos, sandwiches, and salads. Or order one of their distinguished burgers… and don’t forget that side of sweet potato fries!
719 South Virginia St.