Eating a great meal under blue skies and sunshine make for a perfect day. Luckily for Reno Tahoe, there are many dining options throughout the area that offer just that. As the weather gets warmer, you’re probably looking for some patio seating to enjoy that fresh air. Here are some of our favorite and unique outdoor dining spots.
El Adobe Café has a wide selection of authentic Mexican food with recipes passed down for three generations and a spacious outdoor patio. Enjoy a pitcher of margaritas on the sunny outdoor dining space with homemade chips and salsa to start! The patio provides mountain views and plenty of seating.
Fresh flavors and fresh air await you at Reef Sushi & Sake. Their menu offers a unique blend of Japanese cuisine influenced by contemporary energy and Hawaiian style and spirit. Reef Sushi & Sake is located right along the Truckee River in the heart of downtown Reno and provides another beautiful bridge angle!
Enjoy local brews and delicious food at Brasserie Saint James. Not only do they have a wide selection of beers on tap and their outdoor patio is a rooftop dining experience. The menu has all sorts of good eats to be perfectly paired with a cocktail or beer on their roof, so stop by and take in the views with a few friends.
The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery, located in Sparks, is in the old headquarters of the Nevada-California-Oregon Railway and now offers innovative food, beer and spirits. They offer outdoor seating with a happy hour, weekend brunch menu and their crafted beer and spirits.
Located just a short walk from the river, The Brewer’s Cabinet is a Nano-Brewpub known for creating fresh, exciting and unique beers. The Brewer’s Cabinet serves a lunch and dinner menu that uses quality ingredients that pair greatly with their brews. This relaxing restaurant and Nano-Brewpub is a comfortable place to enjoy some brews under the sun in their outdoor seating area.
Located in the heart of Midtown Reno, Centro Bar & Kitchen serves up craft cocktails, beer, wine and flavorful tapas-style appetizers. They offer patio seating and this cozy spot is perfect for catching up with friends over drinks and small bites. Don’t miss their happy hour Monday through Friday, 3-5 p.m!
There are several reasons to make a visit to Wild River Grille during the summer. For one, their patio is spacious and sits right next to the Truckee River and the Reno Riverwalk. They also provide light, live music throughout the summer for patrons to enjoy. And don’t forget your furry friend – they are extremely dog friendly and make sure the whole family enjoys their experience.
This family owned and operated restaurant is more than just a business, it’s also their home! If you’re looking for a relaxed home-cooked meal, Daughters Café is the perfect place to enjoy a uniquely crafted menu either on their lawn under some shade, on their patio that wraps around the house or inside their home as well.
If you’re into brews and sunshine, Silver Peak Restaurant and Brewery is the place for you. Whether you want to sit out in the heart of downtown Reno, or on a roof-top deck in midtown, Silver Peak has two locations in Reno with plenty of outdoor seating. With a wide beer selection and flexible prices, Silver Peak makes for a great place to grab an outdoor drink and meal.
If you are looking for fine riverside dining, The Shore Room at the Renaissance Hotel is the perfect place for you. The Shore Room offers fresh seasonal food with flavors and inspired by the larger Mediterranean area, including North Africa, Southern Europe and Greece. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and you can enjoy craft cocktails during their happy hour Friday through Sunday 2-6 p.m.
Skip the patio part of outdoor seating and opt in for beach seating at this beachside bar and grill. Spend a day swimming, boating or sailing and then take in the scenic views of the High Sierra Mountains around Lake Tahoe while indulging in beach barbecue cuisine and drinks. Lakeside Beach Bar and Grill is located at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village.