Enjoy a Christmas Day meal at one of these dining places in the Reno / Sparks area. Eating out on Christmas Day is a good way to enjoy some time with family and friends. If you might prefer another area restaurant, check out my restaurant reviews for additional choices. If you plan to be up at Lake Tahoe or in the Carson City area, see what's available with my "Christmas Day Dining at Lake Tahoe and the Carson City Area" article.
Christmas Day Dining at Reno and Sparks Casinos and Restaurants
Christmas Day Dining at the Eldorado Hotel Casino - The Eldorado invites you to celebrate the holiday season with a special meal in a warm holiday setting. The Eldorado will feature four holiday menus in four of its restaurants - The Buffet, Roxy, The Prime Rib Grill, and La Strada. For serving times and menu details, check the listing of restaurants in the Eldorado. You can make dining reservations online at Roxy, La Strada, and The Prime Rib Grill. The Eldorado is at 345 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 786-5700 for more information.
Christmas Day Dining at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks - The Nugget will be having a Christmas Day brunch in its Rose Ballroom. Service will be from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. You can make reservations online. See what's going to be served with this online menu. Other restaurants serving Christmas Day meals includeOrozko's, Rosie's, The Rotisserie, The Steakhouse, and Trader Dick's. Make reservations by calling (775) 356-3300. The Nugget is at 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, NV 89431.
Christmas Day Dining at the Atlantis Hotel Resort Spa - The Atlantis in Reno will be offering Christmas Day dining in several of its restaurants. Your choices range from Toucan Charlie's Buffet to the upscale Atlantis Steakhouse. In the Grand Ballroom, there will be an all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet served from noon to 4 p.m. If you have a large group or want to dine in one of the better restaurants, call (775) 824-4411 for reservations. For details, take a look at the online Christmas dining menu. The Atlantis is at 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502.
Christmas Day Dining at Circus Circus - The Courtyard Buffet will be serving a champagne brunch on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Christmas Day brunch will be served from from 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. Two other restaurants, Americana Cafe and The Steakhouse at Circus, will be offering special menus on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. There are lots of choices here regarding serving times and meals - get the details from the Holiday Menus web page. Circus Circus is at 500 N. Sierra Street in downtown Reno. For more information, call (775) 329-0711.
Christmas Day Dining at the Bonanza Casino - Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse inside the Bonanza Casino will be serving a special dinner on Christmas Day from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Menu choices include either roast tenderloin of beef or lobster pot pie. The Branding Iron Cafe will also have a Christmas dinner special, served from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and a buffet from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For information and reservations, call (775) 323-2724. The Bonanza is at 4720 N. Virginia Street in Reno.
Christmas Day Dining at Harrah's Reno - Harrah's will be offering Christmas day dinner at its Carvings Buffet from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This will be a full buffet with a wide variety of entrees, side dishes, and deserts. The cost is $22.99 for adults and $12.99 for children ages 4 to 10. Harrah's is at 219 N. Center Street, Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 786-3232 for more information.
Christmas Day Dining at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno - Several restaurants inside the Grand Sierra Resort, including Cafe Sierra, Charlie Palmer Steak, Briscola, and Elements Buffet. Prices and times vary. Call (775) 789-2000 for details. The Grand Sierra Resort is at 2500 E. 2nd Street in Reno.
Christmas Day Dining at the Sands Regency in Reno - The Sands Buffet will be serving a traditions Christmas dinner, with lots of side dishes and desserts, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on both December 24 and December 25. It's $12.95 for adults, $7.95 for children 12 and younger. The Sands is at 345 N. Arlington Avenue in Reno. For details, call (775) 348-2200.
Christmas Day Dining at Rail City Casino in Sparks - The Rail City Casino buffet at City Cafe will serve dinner from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The cost is $9.95 with a 20 percent discount for seniors. The Ale House will serve a special Christmas menu for $7.95 starting at 11 a.m. Rail City is located at 2121 Victorian Avenue in Sparks. The phone number is (775) 359-9440.
Christmas Day Dining at Tamarack Junction Casino in Reno - The Dining Car Restaurant at Tamarack Junction will serve a lunch special from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., then serve dinner from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information about cost and menus, call (775) 852-3600. Tamarack Junction is at 13101 S. Virginia Street in south Reno.
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