Nevada February 09, 2017
9 Irresistible Restaurants That Define Nevada
Nevada is a state with many different types of cuisines due to its varied ethnic heritages. It’s also a definite “foodie” paradise with some of the top restaurants in the world, particularly in the Las Vegas vicinity. Here are 9 restaurants that really help define foodwise the culture of Nevada.
1. Mastro's Ocean Club
Mastro's Ocean Club
is an elegant and unusual restaurant epitomizes the spectacle of Las Vegas. The "treehouse" dining room is one of a kind and the restaurant specializes in seafood dishes. Located at 3720 South Las Vegas Blvd.
2. The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery
The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery
at one time was a train station depot back when trains were an important part of Nevada commerce. Today it's an upscale gastropub located in Reno at 325 E 4th Street.
3. Casale's Halfway Club
Casale’s Half Way Club
is the oldest, family-owned restaurant in Nevada. It's definitely got that "unassuming look" to the exterior, but patrons enjoy delicious, homestyle Italian meals. Located in Reno at 2501 East 4th Street.
4. J T Basque Bar & Dining Room
Basque food is a big deal in Nevada, and one of the best places to get it is
J.T. Basque Bar & Dining Room
in Gardnerville. Specializing in family style Basque cuisine, they even raise their own beef for meat dishes and buy local ingredients as much as possible. This terrific find is located at 1426 U.S. Highway 395 North.
in Las Vegas was named one of the best in the world by Conde Nest in 2016 and it's also known as a favorite of some of the top chefs on the Strip. You can get some amazing Japanese food here but make sure you make a reservation to get a table! Located at
5030 Spring Mountain Road, Suite 2 in Las Vegas.
6. The Toiyabe Cafe
One thing Nevada is really known for is small towns, and of course, small town restaurants!
The Toiyabe Cafe
is a perfect example of the small cafe that serves simple, mouthwatering meals with friendly service. Located in Austin at 150 Main Street.
7. Pioneer Saloon
Two things that there's a lot of in Nevada: hauntings and BBQ.
The Pioneer Saloon
has plenty of both and this "old west" style place has tons of history to it, some scary ghost stories, and delicious steak and BBQ. Located in the small town of Goodsprings at 310 West Spring Street.
8. Lotus of Siam
Asian cuisine, particularly Thai food, is extremely popular in Nevada. One of the best spots for it is Lotus of Siam in Las Vegas. This restaurant is a real local's favorite and known for its consistently excellent dishes. Located at 953 East Sahara Avenue, Suite A5.
9. Bacchanal Buffet
are ubiquitous in Nevada and there are tons to choose from. One of the best is the Bacchanal Buffet in Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, located at 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South.
What restaurant do you feel defines Nevada best? Share in the comments!