Reno, Nevada is known to have some of the best casinos second to Las Vegas. It’s also known for the excellent spas and resorts that everyone loves. Nevermind that, we guarantee you didn’t know that our beloved Reno is home to some great food spots. We’ve gone ahead and gathered some information on the best spots to dine in and eat in town. We know that you won’t regret visiting any of the spots we’ve included in the list!

The following is The Highlands’ list of best restaurants in Reno, Nevada.

 

Great Full Gardens

Great Full Gardens has four great locations to eat some healthy but delicious food in Reno. They are fully dedicated to feeding their customers with the freshest ingredients they can find. They can surely prepare a great meal using vegan, specialized dietary, or gluten-free products. If that isn’t enough, Great Full Gardens uses plenty of items from local farmers and vendors in the Reno area. You’ll definitely want to check out what’s cooking at Reno’s healthiest restaurant on our list.

Food Style: American Organic Restaurant

Locations:

  • Midtown – 555 S. Virginia St. #107, Reno, NV 89501
  • South – 748 S. Meadows Parkway Ste A-14, Reno, NV 89521
  • Express – 1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89557
  • The Kitchen – 5220 Longley Lane, Ste 100, Reno, NV 89511

Restaurant Hours:

  • Hours may vary for each location. Please check the individual links of each site for the exact hours.

Google Rating: 4.6 Stars

Restaurant Perks:

  • Catering
  • Dinner Specials
  • Rewards
  • Vegan Selection

Local Favorites:

  • Angus Beef Melt
  • Belgian Waffles

Tips:

  • Although Great Full Gardens is a healthy restaurant, they still serve meats! Don’t forget that you can enjoy a great sandwich and other meat-lover dishes.
  • The best time to dine is in between 3–6 p.m.

 

Peg’s Glorified Ham n Eggs

Peg’s Glorified Ham n Eggs is one of Reno’s favorite breakfast chains. They offer some of the best breakfast menu items at a conveniently low price. Not only does their menu include the traditional American breakfast, it also has some of Hawaii’s and Mexico’s favorite breakfast items. Peg’s is great at keeping the menu modern and welcoming to the diverse cultures of the United States.

Food Style: Comfort Food

Location:

  • 420 S. Sierra St., Reno, NV 89501

Restaurant Hours:

  • Monday–Sunday: 6:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Google Rating: 4.6 Stars

Restaurant Perks:

  • Daily Food Specials
  • Pickup
  • Vegan Selection

Local Favorites:

  • Country Fried Steak and Eggs

Tips:

  • If you end up becoming a regular, make sure you try everything off Peg’s menu. It will keep things fun and will also help you discover what else this great restaurant has to offer.
  • The restaurant always gets busy from 9 a.m. to noon since it is a breakfast spot. If you’re a morning person, go ahead and head in a little earlier. You’ll love walking in and inhaling the fresh smell of breakfast.

 

Two Chicks

Two Chicks prepares all of its breakfast with a modern twist. They also serve up some of the freshest breakfast in town because Two Chicks loves to use locally based products. Everything from the grilled cheese sandwiches to the fire-roasted coffee is made to perfection. Two Chicks also offers vegetarian and vegan selections for those of you who prefer it. They are ready to give you a taste of Reno breakfast at its finest.

Food Style: Seasonal American Breakfast

Location:

  • 752 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501

Restaurant Hours:

  • Monday–Sunday: 6 a.m.–2 p.m.

Google Rating: 4.5 Stars

Restaurant Perks:

  • Breakfast Special of the Week
  • Vegan Selection
  • Vegetarian Selection

Local Favorites:

  • Yellow Chick Skillet
  • Pancake Dippers

Tips:

  • Make sure to check out Two Chicks’ special of the week when you dine in. They are always serving some of their best menu items at a reduced price, and it can’t get better than that!
  • The best times to avoid customer traffic are before 10 a.m. and a little after noon, when you’ll be able to get your food a little faster.

 

BJ’s Barbecue

Just outside of Reno is BJ’s Barbecue, located in Sparks. This barbecue joint is well worth the drive for anybody who loves food. They’re well known throughout the area for their food and prices. Their famous fries speak for themselves as well as the rest of their Southern menu. Just find a great day for you to drive on down to Sparks and check out BJ’s award-winning food.

Food Style: American Barbecue

Location:

  • 80 E. Victorian Ave., Sparks, NV 89431

Restaurant Hours:

  • Monday–Thursday: 6 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 6 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6 a.m.–2 p.m.

Google Rating: 4.5 Stars

Restaurant Perks:

  • Catering with Buffet
  • Online Orders

Local Favorites:

  • 5-Pork Rib Meal
  • BJ’s Style Eggs Benedict
  • Daily Food Specials
  • Fries
  • Tri-Meat Combo

Tips:

  • Go online or call BJ’s to check out what kind of deals they are having. Even if it isn’t what you want, go in and order some of the best barbecue in Nevada!
  • Visiting BJ’s any time after 1 p.m., and before 6 p.m. is perfect. The lines aren’t long, and it’s the best time of the day to be able to enjoy a Southern meal.

 

PJ & Company

PJ & Company is popular for the great tasting ribs, fajitas, salads, and soups. It’s a great place for you to hang out with your friends for the weekend. PJ’s always has its TVs on and includes a nice patio where you can enjoy your food. PJ & Company also offers a weekly Bike Night every Wednesday night. There, you’ll be able to see plenty of different bikes and enjoy the drink specials. We know that you’ll love going to PJ’s next time you’re in town.

Food Style: American Diner

Location:

  • 1590 S. Wells Ave., Reno, NV 89502

Restaurant Hours:

  • Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Google Rating: 4.7 Stars

Restaurant Perks:

  • Alcohol Selection
  • Drink Specials
  • Special Events
  • Rewards Program
  • Vegan Selection

Local Favorites:

  • Burgers
  • Quesadilla

Tips:

  • Don’t miss out on PJ & Company’s Bike Nights! It always turns out to be a fun night and a good bike show.
  • This spot doesn’t get busy unless it’s Wednesday or the weekend. But make sure you join the fun!

 

Süp

If you want to experience dining in Reno at another level, make sure to head on to Süp in town. Süp prepares its menu items from scratch daily and uses fresh ingredients to feed its customers. You’ll be surprised at the variety of healthy items on their menu. The restaurant owners understand the importance of a deliciously nutritious meal and do their best to always deliver that way.

Food Style: Soup Restaurant

Location:

  • 669 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501

Restaurant Hours:

  • Monday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Google Rating: 4.6 Stars

Restaurant Perks:

  • Online Orders
  • Vegan Selection
  • Vegetarian Selection

Local Favorites:

  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Crawfish Gumbo
  • Sandwiches

Tips:

  • If you’re in the mood for some good soup, make sure to head over to Süp in Reno. Of course, they switch up their soup menu on a daily basis because they are a seasonal restaurant. Just make sure to check their menu if you’re looking for a specific soup!
  • Süp is pretty good at serving its customers in a short period of time. So it doesn’t matter what time you dine in, Süp has got you covered.

Conclusion:

  • Reno, Nevada is filled with plenty of great restaurants that are just waiting to be discovered. All you have to do is give any of our highlighted spots a try and we know you’ll enjoy the food.
  • Please feel free to share your favorite food destination in Reno if you don’t see it listed above.