Quality Inn Near Reno-Sparks Convention Center
1885 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 329-1001
Fax: (775) 324-5402
Bars & Cafes
The saloon atmosphere here is casual and friendly. Customers sit on wooden barstools or bentwood chairs playing video poker or just watching sports on TV. Aside from the typical cocktail fare, it also has eight specialty beers on tap. The eatery opens early for breakfast. By 7:15am, you can chow down on your choice of Eggs Benedict, a Veggie Omelet or a Breakfast Burrito. Lunch features Charbroiled Burgers and an assortment of salads. Dinner takes you into Tex-Mex territory with chicken or beef fajitas or pork ribs. Patio dining is available during the summer.
Located on the South Virginia Street, Chapel Tavern is a small bar with a nondescript decor. However, this does not stop the crowd from visiting the place as its menu consists of a variety of beers and cocktails found nowhere else in the city. Select from the long list of beer which includes the specialties like Belgium white beer and Belhaven Scottish Ale, and you wont be disappointed. Cocktails, wines, whiskey, vodka and sake are few of the other beverages that are available here. Apart from the beverages, the live music events on the indoor stage also pulls the crowd in large numbers. Walk in for a great time in company of great drinks and friends.
If you're a sports junkie, this could be a new home away from home. Open 24 hours a day, this sports bar is the right place where you can catch up on all the live sporting action. Chill out and enjoy the beer on the tap and soak in all the action on huge plasma television screens. Along the same street, you can also indulge yourself at Peppermill Steak House.
Serving more than handcrafted beer, this microbrewery also features Victorian stained glass doors, wood beams and a large stone fireplace. The lighting here is provided by sculptural wall sconces. The menu includes imaginative dishes like Shrimp and Artichoke Pizza, Grilled Lamb Sirloin, and a Pepper and Eggplant Sandwich. Smoked baby back ribs and an assortment of fresh fish including halibut, ahi and salmon round out the menu. The meals complement the rich ales brewed on the premises, like Red Roadster Ale, Midtown Brown or Peavine Porter. The wait staff will be happy to tell you how they came up with the names and how they're made. Banquet facilities for up to 50 people and a late-night menu for the theater crowd are also available.
When it comes to providing entertainment and a vibrant ambiance, nothing comes close to Shea's Tavern. Open till dawn on all days of the week, this hardcore, family-owned music venue is a happening hot-spot in the city. Mainly visited by locals, the bar never ceases to charm you with its homely decor and the friendly vibe. As far as entertainment is concerned, the venue has been host to some of the most amazing performances of well-known artists and bands in the past. It also has a full-bar menu where you get to choose from an array of beverages and mixes churned out by the bartenders. A perfect place to hangout with a group of friends, walk in here for a great time.
This fine restaurant has established a reputation for great food and one of the best wine lists in town. The lighting is subdued and linen tablecloths and candles grace the dining area. The entrees consist of an amazing variety of seafood, pasta, poultry, pork and veal dishes. The Scampi Pescatore with fresh fettuccine is a superb choice. The wine selection is stupendous, offering more than 800 varieties by the glass or bottle in the moderate-to-high price range. Call for opening hours.
Swill Coffee And Wine is more of a local hangout that has a cozy feel to it. Owned by Monica Grashuis, the idea is to give Reno locals a place of their own, where they can simply walk-in and enjoy a cup of cappuccino or request their piece d'art to be displayed here. Encouraging everything local, right from the beans to the musicians playing here, all stuff is sourced from Reno itself. Here, you can simply be all by yourself or get along your gang of friends and watch the comedy show. Apart from that, it also features wine tastings, workshops, live music concerts, art exhibitions and similar other events throughout the week. For more details, simply visit its website or walk-in for a strong cup of coffee.
A popular bar in downtown Reno, the Biggest Little City Club provides visitors with good food, well-mixed drinks and lively entertainment. Striving to preserve a good reputation of downtown Reno, the bar ensures that each customer takes back fond memories of a night here, by organizing events like movie nights, live concerts, and movie trivia, and creating an atmosphere fostered by warm and friendly service. Also, you can bring your four-legged companions here, albeit you would have to sit on the outer deck. See the website for further information.
St. James Infirmary is a laidback, midtown hipster haunt that hosts live music performances. On the nights lacking in live entertainment, this spot gets its background music from its resident jukebox. There is also a classic black and white movie on the TV so you can sip on your cocktails and be transported to another time. Check out the upstairs patio in the summer months.
Stoney's in Reno is a one stop for all you could possibly need for a rocking evening. The bar here is very well stocked and the music is to die for. Stoney's also hosts an annual 'Raising Hell' event for those die hard rockers who just can't get enough. Plenty of local bands play here and bring down the house with their performances. So if you want to get in on the action head to Stoney's, you won't be disappointed.
One of downtown's popular spots for a bit of drink and fun, Jub Jub's Thirst Parlor is an ideal stop on any day of the week. Open till quite late most days, this quaint bar offers a range of tap beers, cocktails, and more, in a lively and friendly atmosphere. If drinks are not your thing, then do not fret, as they have pool tables, dartboards, and live music as well. See the website or call to know more.
Sierra Tap House is located in downtown Reno in the River Walk District. This bar offers outdoor seating right along the Truckee River and a rotating assortment of draft beers, including local brews. Stop by on Wednesdays and take a stab at trivia night! You could win some bar tabs with all of the obscure knowledge you've gathered over the years.