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.
(Note: More dining will be added when the information becomes available. Many places do not provide Christmas dining information until rather late in the game.)
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 restaurants will have special New Year's menus as well. 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 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 include Restaurante Orozko, Rosie's Cafe, Rotisserie Buffet, The Steakhouse Grill, 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 5 p.m. 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 Brunch with Santa on December 21 and 22, 2013. Brunch will be served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (less expensive) and from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Santa will be there passing out treats to the kids and posing for photos. 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 9 p.m. Menu choices include either peppercorn veal or smoked goose. 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 brunch at its Carvings Buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will be a full buffet with a wide variety of entrees, side dishes, and deserts. The cost is $19.99 for adults and $13.99 for children ages 4 to 10. The Steakhouse will serve a beef Wellington dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 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 Grand Cafe, Charlie Palmer Steak, Briscola, and Elements Buffet, will offer special dining on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 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 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 9:30 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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