The landscape of Reno restaurants and Lake Tahoe food (and drink) scenes are quickly growing and offer a large variety of delectable cuisine choices. Local favorites flourish among new Reno restaurants, creating a thriving food scene. Dozens of local craft brewers and distillers have embraced the small-batch movement, and tasting rooms are popping up throughout our area. To educate your taste buds on the Reno restaurants scene, consider taking a guided culinary walking tour from Reno Food Tours, either through downtown Reno or the Midtown District.
Many of the region’s restaurants source their produce and meats from local farmers and ranchers, boosting both the local economy and the freshness of the menu. Wild menu mashups show off kitchen creativity that’s bound to leave an impression on your palate. Get curious. Ask a friendly local. Scope Yelp. And slide in to one of our mold-breaking Reno restaurants. Don’t forget to show some love to our cafes, taverns, brewpubs, coffee shops and epicurean mixtapes while you’re at it. You’ll leave a full-and-happy camper.
Over the last decade, there has been an explosion in the number of local breweries and distilleries in Reno Tahoe, many of which have garnered acclaim on the West Coast and across the nation. Sip on refreshing craft brews in Midtown or downtown Reno, or chill with a cold one along the shores of Lake Tahoe. The craft cocktail culture is alive and well, with a variety of distilleries supplying local bars and offering tasting rooms open to the public.
Reno restaurants range from the most casual, local favorites to fine dining. Whatever you’re feeling, there’s a menu you’ll enjoy.
Satisfy your cravings without having to change into fancy clothes. Craving a burger and some fries? Try the Little Waldorf. This long-time Reno staple features a menu full of quirky favorites like the Jiffy Burger and the Grown-Up Mac and Cheese. Or, maybe grab a slice at Southcreek Pizza Co in south Reno. This unique pizza place is as casual as it is delicious. Looking for something a little healthier? Laughing Planet in Midtown is a great place to grab a healthy bite at a casual pace.
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Get out your fancy pants and extra-small silverware. Reno has fine dining for every occasion. If it’s a steakhouse you’re after, each of the casinos have their own upscale steakhouses for guests to experience. Or maybe you are looking to try some unique dishes? Try a twist on the classics at Lulous. Or, give some French cooking a try at Beaujolais Bistro.
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Sometimes you need something delicious on the go. FinBomb Sushi & Poké offers sushi burritos which are perfect for grab and go. Looking for a quick breakfast? Sample the selection of freshly made muffins, scones, quiches and more at Homage Bakery. If it’s a sandwich you’re after, stop by Yosh’s Unique Deli for delicious sandwiches on artisan breads.
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Reno has some great, local places to leave an impression on your appetite. If you’re after some great food and some great beer, try Great Basin Brewing Company. This local restaurant and brewery is perfect for any occasion. If you’re looking for something unique, stop by Liberty Food and Wine for some sharable plates. Or maybe brunch is calling your name? Try Two Chicks. They’ve got a great traditional breakfast menu and a variety of specialty grilled cheese sandwiches.
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