We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. La Strada - Reno, NV
La Strada has been named one of the top 10 Italian restaurants in the country, and its authentic northern Italian cuisine is prepared fresh daily by chefs from Milan, Italy. La Strada is located inside the Eldorado Resort Casino at 345 North Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501. Hours: Dinner Fri-Tues 5:00pm-Closing / Closed Wed-Thurs
La Strada's Seafood Linguini is DELICIOUS!!!
2. Ti Amo Italian Grille - Carson City, NV
Ti Amo Italian Grille only uses the freshest ingredients for their amazing dishes. A couple of their signature dishes include their Sicilian Stuffed Pork Chop and their delicious Seafood Lasagna. In addition to their amazing food options, they also have an extensive wine list. Ti Amo Italian Grille is located inside the Casino Fandago at 3800 S Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701. Hours: Thurs-Tues 5:00pm-9:00pm
Be sure to save room for their DELICIOUS cannolis!!!
3. Maggiano's Little Italy - Las Vegas, NV
Maggiano's Little Italy is an Italian restaurant chain that doesn't disappoint. Its menu is packed with delicious pastas, salads, sandwiches, desserts and more. They have lunch and dinner options that are prepared fresh daily. Maggiano's Little Italy is located at 3200 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89019. Hours: Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
4. Johnny's Ristorante Italiano - Reno, NV
Since 1966, Johnny's Ristorante Italiano has been serving the finest pastas, sauces and Italian cuisine made from only the freshest ingredients. They also have an impressive wine selection. Johnny's Ristorante Italiano, which has been ranked in Northern Nevada's "Best of 2015" for "Best Italian," is located at 4245 W 4th St., Reno, NV 89523. Hours: Tues-Sun 5:00pm-9:30pm
5. Luciano's - Elko, NV
At Luciano's, you'll receive excellent food at great prices. The service is also excellent. They go out of their way to make you feel at home. Luciano's has a wide variety of delicious food options, including items such as Lobster Ravioli, Grilled Chicken Alfredo and Spaghetti and Meatballs. Luciano's truly is a hidden gem and it's located at 351 Silver St., Elko, NV 89801. Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri 11:00am-2:00pm / Dinner Mon-Sat 5:00pm-9:00pm
The "Balsamic Quail with Pizzaiola Sauce" is absolutely DIVINE!!!
6. Capisce? - Zephyr Cove, NV
Capisce? is one of the top Italian restaurants in Lake Tahoe. Not only does it offer a delicious menu, which includes foods such as pasta, seafood, pizza and desserts, but it also has a warm and inviting atmosphere. Locals and visitors love dining at this amazing Italian restaurant, which is located at 178 US Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448. Hours: 5:00-Closing...7 Days a Week
Be sure to try their AMAZING sampler platter before your dinner arrives.
7. Nora's Italian Cuisine - Las Vegas, NV
Since 1991, Nora's Italian Cuisine has been serving some of the best Italian food in Las Vegas. With their huge variety of pizzas, pastas, salads, desserts, etc., you'll definitely find the perfect meal to satisfy your Italian craving. Nora's Italian Cuisine is located at 6020 W Flamingo Rd, Ste. 10, Las Vegas, NV 89103. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11:00am-10:00pm / Fri 11:00am-Midnight / Sat 4:00pm-Midnight / Sun 4:00pm-10:00pm
8. LectroLux Cafe - Baker, NV
LectroLux Cafe is located right outside of Great Basin National Park and is literally out in the "middle of nowhere." Their wonderful food and outstanding prices is what makes the drive worthwhile. If you ever get a chance to dine at LectroLux Cafe, try one of their pizzas. They're SUPERB! In addition to their wonderful food options, they also have a full bar. LectroLux Cafe is located at RT 487, Baker, NV 89311. Hours: Wed-Sun Breakfast 7:00am-9:30am & Dinner 4:00pm-8:00pm / Mon-Tues Closed
9. Sardina's Italian Bistro - Reno, NV
Sardina's Italian Bistro is a husband and wife team--of Susan Sardina and Brett Whiting. Susan takes care of all the cooking and develops each recipe. Her delicious soups, pastas, sauces and desserts are made from only the finest ingredients. Brett can usually be found in the front of the restaurant making sure his customers are having a great dining experience. Excellent food! Excellent prices! Excellent service! If you're looking for a way to satisfy your Italian craving, you simply must visit Sardina's Italian Bistro, which is located at 7499 Longley Ln, Reno, NV 89511. Hours: Tues-Sat Lunch 11:30am-2:00pm / Dinner 5:00pm-9:00pm
Pasta salad with Sicilian pesto? YES PLEASE!!!
10. Annie's Gourmet Italian - Henderson, NV
At Annie's Gourmet Italian, you'll feel right at home. Here you have the option to either dine in or carry out. If you choose to dine in, you may want to enjoy your meal on the patio. If you choose to do this, don't leave your pet at home. At Annie's Gourmet Italian, pets are welcome in the patio area. Pet meals are also available. How GREAT is that? Annie's Gourmet Italian is located at 75 S Valle Verde Drive, Henderson, NV 89012. Hours: Tues-Thurs 4:00pm-9:30pm / Fri-Sat 4:00pm-10:00pm / Sun 4:00pm-9:00pm
Their lasagna is INCREDIBLE!!!