From trendy brunch spots to contemporary restaurants, the dining scene on Sierra Street in downtown Reno has something for everyone. Here is just a sample of some favorite restaurants to visit while in The Biggest Little City.
Located just half a block from the Truckee River in downtown Reno, Sierra Street Kitchen and Cocktails offers shareable appetizers and a rotating selection of tacos, as well as craft cocktails, local beer on tap and a seemingly endless wine selection. Plan a trip to Sierra Street Kitchen and Cocktails for your next happy hour outing or gathering with friends.
You’ll find a mix of farm-to-table dishes, shareable plates, cocktails and an extensive wine list, making Liberty Food & Wine Exchange a perfect choice when dining in downtown Reno. From wood-fired pizzas, housemade pasta and delectable entrees to a their weekend brunch menu, there’s something for any appetite. Save room for dessert because one of their most popular menu items is the budino and after all, it’s always a good time for dessert.
Smee’s Alaskan Fish Bar started as a popular local food truck and now has a riverfront location off of Sierra Street in downtown. Enjoy views of the Truckee River and a delicious selection of fresh seafood. Reno is too far from the ocean for fresh seafood, you say? Smee’s has their own sustainable fishing company and has fresh fish delivered daily. Not sure what to order? You can’t go wrong with their classic fish-n-chips made with Alaskan cod.
A downtown favorite for dinner and happy hour, Campo features local ingredients throughout their menu. Enjoy a Napoletana-style pizza, handmade pasta or house-made salami in their dining room or get a table on their patio overlooking the Truckee River. Whatever you order, you can pair it perfectly with a cocktail, beer or glass of wine.
On the edge of downtown Reno and the Midtown District, Old Granite Street Eatery is a friendly, affordable, everyday option for neighbors to share in great food and drink. Seasonal menus full of fresh and high-quality ingredients, craft cocktails, hand-selected wine list and rotating draft beer selection from local and regional breweries are only a few things the Old Granite Street Eatery has to offer. Join them for lunch and dinner throughout the week and brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Next time you’re grabbing a drink with friends try out this upscale, modern version of the classic brewpub. With an in-house brewmaster, Silver Peak boasts some of the best hand-crafted brews in the Reno area. Pair one with a dish from their creative menu and take in the character this Reno favorite has to offer.
When you’re looking for authentic Italian cuisine look no further than La Strada inside Eldorado Resort Casino. One taste of their pasta, which is made fresh daily, will transport your taste buds straight to northern Italy. La Strada’s chefs from Milan, Italy have created dishes that will excite any palate. Try out one of their authentic dishes or be brave and let the chefs create something special just for you with the “Trust Me” Tasting Menu.
Looking for a spot to grab a quick drink while exploring downtown Reno? Ole Bridge Pub has a rotating selection of beer on tap with outdoor seating overlooking the Truckee River. If it’s a classic or unique cocktail you’re after, Blind Dog Tavern’s menu has cocktails that are shaken, stirred and swizzled, in addition to beer and wine.
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