Macaroni and cheese: for many, these three simple words elicit so many memories and stimulate the taste buds. There are as many different ways to make yummy macaroni and cheese as there are restaurants that serve it. Here are nine of the best places to get macaroni and cheese in Nevada.
1. Truffles n Bacon Cafe, 8872 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas (702) 503-1102.
This quaint breakfast and lunch cafe has some truly remarkable mac & cheese.
In addition to their signature mac & cheese dishes with such delicious items as truffle oil, bacon jam, brisket, and kale, their signature TNB burger is loaded with crispy mac & cheese as well. If you are a mac & cheese lover, you HAVE to try this place!! (Pictured: Godfather's Mac and Cheese with buffalo chicken and jalapeno bacon, topped with seasoned breadcrumbs.)
2. Morgan's Lobster Shack & Fish Market, 1401 S. Virginia St., Reno (775) 683-9300
All right seafood lovers, this delicious eatery in Midtown Reno is for you!
What better way to combine fresh and delicious seafood and mac & cheese than in Morgan's decadent Lobster Mac & Cheese that is loaded with chunks of lobster meat and house bacon with a fontina cheese sauce served with campanelle pasta. I have no words.
3. Brasserie Saint James, 901 S. Center St., Reno (775) 348-8888.
This charming pub serves some of the best pub fare in all of Reno.
A crowd favorite is the mac & cheese that is loaded with leeks, mushrooms, cauliflower, cheddar, and gruyere. Wow. Just wow.
4. Battle Born Social, 318 N. Carson St., Carson City (775) 301-6695
This small plates cocktail bar and tasting room has quite the eclectic collection of tasty tidbits.
For mac & cheese lovers, the CrawFish Mac + Cheese is to die for! Loaded with chunks of crawfish, goat cheese, cheddar curds, and roasted bell peppers, and topped with arugula, this mac & cheese is as delicious as it is unique.
5. Kitchen Table, 1716 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., Henderson (702) 478-4782
Seriously, this restaurant has an incredible menu and everything looks so amazing that I swear I gained three pounds just looking at all of the pictures.
If it's mac & cheese you are in the mood for, you can't go wrong with Kitchen Table's Duck and Cheese Omelette that is topped with a generous portion of its signature duck confit mac & cheese. Exquisite.
6. Aces & Ales, 2801 N. Tenaya Way, Suite A, Las Vegas (702) 638-2237
This London-inspired gastropub, in addition to appealing to casual craft beer connoisseurs, has some out of this world food. Be sure to visit its other Las Vegas location at 3740 S. Nellis Blvd. (702) 436-7600.
Everything on the menu is terrific; however, the mac & cheese is amazing. The House Mac on Crack consists of several cheeses and sweet cream, topped with a breadcrumb crust, and the Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese (pictured) is loaded with mozzarella and blue cheese, chicken, and buffalo hot sauce. These are so good!
7. Henry's American Grill, 237 N. Stephanie St., Henderson (702) 898-5100
Henry's is a delightful eatery with a bevy of good ole' American classics.
The World's Best Mac & Cheese (it says so on the menu) is available in a full or half order. This delicious dish contains four cheeses and roasted red peppers for a simple yet luscious entree. You can also add applewood smoked bacon and/or blackened chicken if you like. This is truly the epitome of comfort food.
8. Brothers Barbecue, 436 Roberts St., Reno (775) 384-3547
While Brothers is, first and foremost, a barbecue joint, one of its most popular sides is its Mac-N-Cheesy.
This simple Mac-N-Cheesy is better than grandma's (sorry Bubbe.) No joke, folks.
9. Evah's Restaurant, 805 Great Basin Blvd., Ely (775) 289-4271
Located inside the Ramada Copper Queen Casino, this Italian restaurant is known for its pizza and pasta.
Evah's homemade mac & cheese is heavenly. Loaded with ooey-gooey cheese and topped with bacon, this is definitely the bee's knees. Add tomatoes for a tasty twist.
Have you tried any of these delicious macaroni and cheese dishes? Did I leave your favorite restaurant off of this list? Please comment below.