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ShermansTravel experts know where to find the best meal in town at the best price. Our restaurant reviews sift through the mountains of menus to highlight neighborhood gastronomic institutions and up-and-coming foodie hotspots – not to mention where to go for affordable, dependable fare complemented by a charming atmosphere.

Top Restaurants in Reno

4th St. Bistro

Funky décor, seamless service, and Chef Natalie Sellars’ commitment to the Slow Food Movement (market-fresh, organic vegetables and locally-sourced meats) make for an ever-changing and inventive gastronomic experience.

3065 W. 4th St., NV, 775-323-3200,
Tags: expensive | notable chef | organic | healthy

Beto's Mexican Food

Don’t be fooled by the plastic tablecloths: super-cheap, authentic, south-of-the-border platters, homemade horchata, and tantalizing tacos (open-faced on corn tortillas) make this family-owned eatery a favorite among local Mexicanos and gringos alike.

575 W. Fifth St., NV, 775-324-0632
Tags: family | budget | mexican

Dolce Enoteca e Ristorante

Sightings of celebrity-investor Ashton Kutcher are rare at Reno’s first foray into gastronomic hipness – the true stars here are high-end Italian cuisine and glamorous Hollywood ambiance.

2500 E. Second St., NV, 775-324-9444,
Tags: expensive | trendy | italian | wine

Francis' Asian Bistro

For a land-locked, desert city, sushi joints are strangely ubiquitous. Francis’ rules them all with springy freshness, a full menu of dinner items, and to-die-for valley and city views.

4796 Caughlin Pkwy., NV, 775-827-3111,
Tags: moderate | design | views | trendy | sushi

Louie's Basque Corner

Northern Nevada shelters the largest Basque population outside Spain – follow the vascos and settle in for a communal, all-you-can-eat, family-style feast of meat entrées and spectacular soup, salty beans, and fries.

301 E. Fourth St., NV, 775-323-7203
Tags: family | moderate | notable wine list

Nugget Diner

Gruff and effective cooks serve massive cheeseburgers, seasoned fries, and 99-cent stack-o’-flapjacks to Reno's seedier side at this trash-tastic greasy spoon in the back of the resolutely rusty, Little Nugget casino.

223 N. Virginia St., NV, 775-323-0716
Tags: budget | local favorite | open late

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