Going out to breakfast and brunch in Reno is serious business. With no shortage of egg-ceptional Reno restaurants, you can definitely start your day the right way! So, before your adventures take you to the slopes or hiking trails, stop by one of these favorite brunch spots for a hearty breakfast to fuel up for whatever the day holds.
With two locations – Midtown and south Reno – Two Chicks is the perfect breakfast spot if you’re craving a unique twist on breakfast favorites, creative cocktails, friendly service and the freshest ingredients! Their favorite breakfast and lunch items are served daily from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Owners Jessie and Haley are committed to using local free-range eggs, crisp baked bread and fresh produce to create an egg-ceptional breakfast everyone will love.
With more than five locations in Reno, Sparks and Carson, locals just can’t seem to get enough of this tasty favorite! You might have a hard time deciding what to order since the menu includes their famous French Toast, Glorified Huevos Rancheros, eight different benedicts and many more brunch specialties.
Belgian waffles, a stack of pancakes, applewood smoked bacon and eggs, crab cake benedict, huevos con chorizo… what’s not to love? Those are only a few of the many items on Sparks Coffee Shop’s wide-ranging menu, where breakfast is served all day. Check out this homey little coffee shop’s Facebook page or Yelp reviews for more pictures and information.
The latest Portland-based establishment to set up shop in Reno is Pine State Biscuits. Your quest for that perfect, buttery, flaky, homemade biscuit is over. This Reno brunch spot features specials like Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes, true Southern-style biscuits and gravy or ‘The Reggie’ – fried chicken, bacon, cheese and gravy. This is where the Southeast meets the Northwest for a blend of flavors made in heaven.
If you are craving a breakfast burrito then Carlillos Cocina is the place to be. This hole-in-the-wall diner specializes in Mexican-style breakfast platters and was named to Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in 2018. Come for the authentic Mexican flavor and stay for the friendly service.
Don’t let the name fool you, Truckee Bagel Company can serve up a mean breakfast sandwich. Try out their Pacific Sunrise with meat breakfast sandwich featuring eggs and your choice of cheese, all on a delicious bagel. You can also try their oinks benedict with the works of brie cheese and hollandaise sauce to top it off that will make you bagel for more.
Become an egghead at Squeeze In. Choose from several in Carson City, Sparks and Reno. Try out their signature dish, the Racy Tracy, that’s been featured on Throwdown with Bobby Flay! If you’re in the mood for a sweet treat for breakfast, there’s no need to worry, just try out the Queen Maggie French toast stuffed with whipped cream cheese and topped with strawberries and bananas. You will soon see this dish is fit for a queen.
Experience the finest locally sourced ingredients at Homegrown Gastropub. At this Midtown Reno breakfast spot, you can try their delicious vegan and gluten-free tofu Benedict with organic tomatoes, a cilantro lime sauce and organic avocados. Or try out their vegan Avocado Almond Toast made with fresh organic almond sauce and avocados served on toasted ciabatta that will leave you satisfied.
Here at Stone House Café, the art of breakfast is taken seriously with unique breakfast choices that are all farm fresh. Choices range from the Crab Omelet made with free-range eggs, to their Loa Macadamia Pancakes with pineapple sauce. The only tough part here is choosing.
That’s right – a speakeasy is one of the best spots to grab breakfast or brunch in Reno. Seven Troughs is fittingly tucked away at The Basement in downtown Reno and is open for brunch on weekends from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. If the time feels right, you can choose from their full bar of spirits, mimosas, or their house-made spicy bloody mary mix, all of which pair perfectly with their eggs benedict, corn beef and hash, breakfast sausage, quiche and more.
If you need your morning coffee fix, Café Capello in the heart of downtown Reno is where you want to go. Breakfast and lunch are served daily featuring hand-crafted coffee, teas, pastries, as well as American, Italian and Mexican-inspired dishes. You can try their lemon herb salmon toast, breakfast wrap and burrito, vegan French toast, granola and more before strolling along the nearby Riverwalk District.
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