Nevada Restaurants

Including Nevada Bars

Nevada restaurants run the full gamut of dining options. This is a state with more world-class destination resorts than you can shake a stick at, each with restaurants to match the high quality that their guests expect. At the other end of the spectrum are the classic diners and neighborhood pubs that specialize in providing good food and lots of it on a daily basis to the hard-working locals who make their lives here. These Nevada restaurants and the state's eateries that fall between them on the scale of glitz and glamour all provide their own unique takes on dining, and all should be sampled at least once by anyone who truly enjoys the culinary experience. Nowhere else will you find such quality food in such a wide range of flavors, styles and settings as you will among the Nevada restaurants. At the hotels and casinos are high-end steak and seafood options and a growing number of sushi and Asian-inspired diners. Nevada’s cultural history has provided a legacy of Italian and Basque restaurants. And the wide selection of cafes providing good old-fashioned American comfort food hearkens back to the days before the state had built such a reputation for gaming and entertainment. Entrée, side dish or dessert, if it exists, one of the Nevada restaurants probably serves it.

Nevada has a selection of bars that serve up great liquor, beer or wine (but no food). The Wild West influence is evident in many of them, whether by personality or the design of the place. Belly up, order your favorite poison, shoot a game of pool, throw some darts and mingle with the others. Some allow smoking, some don't. Some are dive joints, some are one hair shy of fancy.

Must-tries at Nevada Restaurants

It can be hard to sample all of the food and dining experiences that the Nevada restaurants have to offer, so here are a few ideas to start you off. Try a family-style dinner at a Basque restaurant. Have some authentic Native American fry bread. An Awful Awful Burger and Rocky Mountain Oysters should also be on your list if you want to say you’ve really tasted the best of the Silver State.

1864 Tavern

Reno's Midtown District
Nevada Restaurant
290 California Avenue, Reno
(775) 329-1864

Celebrating the year Nevada officially became a state, 1864 Tavern fits in with Victorian-era brick-walled pubs as much as it does with eclectic Midtown Reno. Lit by a chandelier and adorned with old-fashioned furniture, wallpaper and portraits of Abraham Lincoln, 1864 Tavern serves specialty cocktails and twists on the classics with options like the whiskey and honey Gold Rush, gin and cucumber Gordon's Cup and... read more

Celebrating the year Nevada officially became a state, 1864 Tavern fits in with Victorian-era brick-walled... read more

Battle Born Social

Nevada Restaurant
318 N. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 301-6695

Located in the prime downtown Carson City location that was once the famous B'Sghetti's Restaurant, Battle Born Social is a cocktail bar that integrates locally sourced ingredients with Northern Nevada's historic roots. The lounge is modern, classy and elegant with a tasting room for craft cocktails and spirits. Battle Born's menu is mainly small plates like BBQ Pork Sliders, Thai Beef Tacos or Basque Deviled... read more

Located in the prime downtown Carson City location that was once the famous B'Sghetti's Restaurant,... read more

Bella Vita Bistro and Catering

Carson Mall
Nevada Restaurant
1304 S. Stewart Street, Carson City
(775) 515-4300
Catering Service
(775) 783-8923

Located in Carson Mall and open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, Bella Vita is an easy choice for fresh, creatively prepared traditional favorites. Enjoy seating in the stylish modern interior or outside. Veggie and gluten-free options and take out are available. Businesses can call and schedule a weekly food cart with an assortment of lunch options to brighten the work day. Take your taste... read more

Located in Carson Mall and open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, Bella Vita is... read more

Bertha Miranda's Deli & Take Out

Nevada Restaurant
7693 S. Virginia Street, Reno
(775) 853-1233

Bertha Miranda's Deli & Take Out can satisfy all of your Mexican food cravings in her cozy cafe inside the Chevron service station building. The menu isn't as extensive as at her restaurant, Bertha Miranda's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, but all the tasty traditional dishes are here for you to enjoy, whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner. Everything right down to the tortillas is handmade... read more

Bertha Miranda's Deli & Take Out can satisfy all of your Mexican food cravings in... read more

Bertha Miranda's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Nevada Restaurant
336 Mill Street, Reno
(775) 786-9697

Step into Bertha Miranda's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina and enter a relaxing tropical garden where you're sure to enjoy your meal. Bertha serves the finest Northern Mexican Chihuahua-style homemade dishes. The large menu contains all your traditional favorites and a variety of combo plates, including vegetarian. All cooking is done with corn or soy oil, making it vegan, vegetarian and heart friendly. Delicious specialties include several... read more

Step into Bertha Miranda's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina and enter a relaxing tropical garden where... read more

Black Bear Diner

Max Casino
Nevada Restaurant
900 S. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 283-0777

Black Bear Diner is a franchise chain headquartered in Redding, California, but the ursine theme of the eatery makes it a perfect fit for the Reno market. Those who are familiar with the eatery know that the distinctive font and black bear logo are a signal that classic diner fare is at hand. Breakfasts are big on pancakes, waffles, omelettes and egg combos while lunches... read more

Black Bear Diner is a franchise chain headquartered in Redding, California, but the ursine theme... read more

Bleu Cafe

Nevada Restaurant
240 E. Winnie Lane, Carson City
(775) 297-3301

Bleu Cafe is a worldly bistro dedicated to fresh ingredients and delectable meals made from scratch. With a menu inspired by its owner's travels, Bleu specializes in continental European cuisine as well as twists on American classics for both breakfast and lunch. Don't miss out on the French beignets — traditional doughnuts lathered in powdered sugar. Sit at the bar and order a coffee, or... read more

Bleu Cafe is a worldly bistro dedicated to fresh ingredients and delectable meals made from... read more

Brothers Barbecue

Nevada Restaurant
463 Roberts Street, Reno
(775) 384-3547

Hidden inside a converted home on the east side of Midtown (just off of Wells Avenue) is one of the most delicious local smokehouses in Reno. Brothers Barebecue keeps the menu simple with Applewood Pulled Pork and Barbecue Beef Brisket, smoked in house and served on a French roll with home-style "kicked-up" coleslaw. But for the extra hungry, there's Louisiana spicy sausage, barbecue chicken and,... read more

Hidden inside a converted home on the east side of Midtown (just off of Wells... read more

Creme Cafe

Reno's Midtown District
Nevada Restaurant
18 St. Lawrence Avenue, Reno
(775) 348-0571

For an exceptional Midtown Reno breakfast, brunch and lunch there is Creme Cafe. Feeling high end and homey at the same time, Creme Cafe twists classic American and French cuisine into its own one-of-a-kind menu. The highlight is the crepe, with savory options like the Farmhouse (bacon, spinach, onion and cheddar cheese) or sweet like the Cobbler Crepe (cider-spiced apples, whipped cream and oat crumble).... read more

For an exceptional Midtown Reno breakfast, brunch and lunch there is Creme Cafe. Feeling high... read more

El Adobe Cafe

Reno's Midtown District
Nevada Restaurant
55 W. Arroyo Street, Reno
(775) 327-4422

Festively decorated El Adobe Cafe sits in the heart of Reno's Midtown district. Open from mid-morning until 9 or 10 pm, depending on the day or season, you can enjoy all three meals, and take out is available. The menu has a variety of salads, appetizers, soups, traditional Mexican entrees and even hamburgers. The house specialties include chicken mole, fish, shrimp and steak dishes. Of course there's... read more

Festively decorated El Adobe Cafe sits in the heart of Reno's Midtown district. Open from... read more

El Charro Avitia

Nevada Restaurant
4389 S. Carson Street, Carson City
(775) 883-6261

El Charro Avitia is Carson City's version of a long line of family-owned and family-friendly California restaurants of the same name. Come get a margarita at the classic Mexican restaurant during happy hour, then stay for your choice of burrito, chimichanga or enchilada. El Charro Avitia is located right on South Carson Street. Check out the low-carb menu as well as the buffet options.... read more

El Charro Avitia is Carson City's version of a long line of family-owned and family-friendly... read more

Fin & Filet

Reno's Midtown District
Riverwalk District
Nevada Restaurant
516 S. Virginia Street, Reno
(775) 686-6969

Fin & Filet is located where California Avenue meets S. Virginia Street, right at the border between Midtown and Downtown. It offers a unique dining experience in that it presents favorite traditional dishes with its own contemporary spin and each night it has a five-course dinner and wine pairing that includes tidbits of three different appetizers, the soup and salad of the day, with an... read more

Fin & Filet is located where California Avenue meets S. Virginia Street, right at the... read more