Reno may be Artown in the summer, but it turns into soup town in the winter! An abundance of snow and outdoor winter activities mean plenty of reasons to indulge in a warm and delicious bowl of soup. Visit one of these local restaurants known for their tasty soups.
Wild River Grille
If you’re obsessed with French onion soup, head to Wild River Grille, located along the Truckee River. Good French onion soup is hard to find but this one will have you coming back for more. Their version is loaded with caramelized onions, perfectly cheesy and deep with flavor.
Great Full Gardens
If you’re seeking healthy options, Great Full Gardens caters to those who desire a fresh, local and wholesome menu. At each of their three locations, you can find vegan, gluten-free or Paleo options. Great Full Gardens is home to “Gino the Soup Man” soups. Gino makes everyone’s soup dreams a reality with 15 different soups to choose from, each made from scratch with the best plant-based ingredients. A popular choice is the Chayote Chowder – imagine a healthier version of your favorite broccoli cheddar soup. It’s made with roasted chayote squash, broccoli, purple, rose, Yukon and sweet potatoes, almond milk, garlic, onion, soy sauce, earth balance heart-healthy butter and spices, and perfectly satisfies your craving for something warm and comforting on a cold day.
One of the most popular Vietnamese restaurants in Reno, 999 Pho serves hearty, warm pho that appeals to all the senses and is perfect on a chilly afternoon. Guaranteed to satisfy even the biggest appetites, pho (pronounce ‘fuh’) is a Vietnamese noodle soup made with rice noodles, herbs and meat, usually beef or chicken. Find your favorite flavor combination!
If soup is what you’re after, then a restaurant named for that very food is a natural choice! Süp, located in Reno’s MidTown District, is known for its hand-made soups made from the freshest ingredients. The menu rotates throughout the week, with favorites like tomato bisque, broccoli cheddar and chicken tortilla making daily appearances. No matter what the daily menu offers, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are always available. Diners can grab lunch at the restaurant or order a large container of soup to share with your family at home.