Most states have a particular food they’re known for, such as the Georgia peach or Idaho potato. Nevada isn’t really known for a particular food. However, it’s known for its AMAZING variety of food choices. Any type of food you can imagine is served somewhere in Nevada. Here are just a few of the many different types of food choices offered in Nevada that people can’t seem to get enough of:
With Nevada's strong cattle-raising culture, it's not surprising delicious steaks are served throughout the state. Bargain steaks or expensive steaks - Nevada serves them all!
Most Nevada sushi restaurants offer an all-you-can-eat menu. How AWESOME is that? (Picture: Sushi Pier, Stateline)
3. Basque Food
Las Vegas is home to several Basque restaurants, and the city of Elko hosts an annual Basque festival that attracts thousands of visitors.
4. Chicken Wings
You can't go wrong ordering a plate of DELICIOUS chicken wings! Downtown Reno hosts the annual Biggest Little City Wing Fest, serving over 20,000 pounds of chicken wings. Now, THAT'S a lot of CHICKEN WINGS! (Picture: Joe Bob's Chicken Palace, Reno)
5. The Buffet
Nevada is home to many AMAZING buffets, with over 200 located in Las Vegas alone. If you're a picky eater (like me), "The Buffet" is definitely the perfect food choice for you.
6. Thai Food
With over 300 Thai restaurants in Nevada, it's no surprise Nevadans are such a huge fan of this delicious Asian cuisine. Lotus of Siam, located in Las Vegas, is one of the BEST Thai restaurants in North America. (Picture: Lotus of Siam, Las Vegas)
Some of the BEST burgers you'll ever eat are served in Nevada. (Picture: Burger Bar, Las Vegas)
8. Shrimp Cocktail
In 1959, the shrimp cocktail was introduced at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The Golden Gate Hotel & Casino sells an average of 2,000 shrimp cocktails per day, and this DELICIOUS appetizer is offered on menus all across the state.
9. Breakfast Food
Because most places throughout Nevada are open 24/7, many restaurants serve breakfast 24/7. Nevadans LOVE breakfast food! (Picture: Peppermill Restaurant & Fireside Lounge, Las Vegas)
You may think the only places to find delicious pizza in the U.S. are New York or Chicago, but that's SO NOT TRUE! Some of the most DELICIOUS pizza places are located in Nevada. (Picture: Secret Pizza, Las Vegas)
Did any of your favorites make the list? What are some other Nevada food favorites? Let us know in the comments below!