Northern Nevada restaurants

Top Choice Basque in Elko

Star Hotel

If you've never sampled Basque food, the best place in town for your inaugural experience is the Star Hotel, a family-style supper club located in a 1910 boarding house for Basque sheepherders. Offerings include ste…
Top Choice Burgers in Fallon

Middlegate Station

A legendary pit stop on the 'Loneliest Road in America,' 47 miles from Fallon, this quirky, ramshackle ranch-style saloon is famous for its Middlegate Monster Burger and general Wild West vibe. While burgers are kin…
Top Choice American in Fallon

Slanted Porch

Fresh salads, hot sandwiches and burgers fill the lunch menu of this gorgeous little bar/restaurant in a converted old home, with, of course, a slanted porch, which feels slightly out of place in no-frills Fallon. P…
Top Choice Cafe in Winnemucca


Don't miss a stop at the Griddle, one of Nevada's original and best retro cafe-diners, serving up fantastic breakfasts, diner classics and homemade desserts since 1948.
Diner in Fallon

Jerry's Restaurant

Cheap and cheery, Jerry's is a modern family restaurant that has been retro-styled to give an old-school-diner feel. So, while it's not original Americana, lovers of the genre are bound to enjoy the hearty, homestyl…
American in Elko

Machi's Saloon & Grill

This tiny local favorite is almost always buzzing due to its Modern American cuisine, which is a cut above the offerings of your typical Nevadan grill or bar. Menu items range from sandwiches, steak and salads to fa…
Basque in Winnemucca

Martin Hotel

Those overnighting should plan their evening around dinner at the Martin Hotel, where ranchers, locals and weary travelers have come since 1898 to enjoy family-style Basque meals under pressed-tin ceilings.
American in Fallon

Cold Springs Station

In the middle of nowhere between Fallon and Austin, amidst glorious mountain vistas, you'll find this RV park and restaurant, the perfect place to stop for a bite, with home cooking, burgers and comfort food. It's s…
Chinese in Elko

Chef Cheng's

Chef Cheng and his team serve up American-style Chinese food in a retro-diner setting replete with cyan-colored vinyl booths, to give you an idea of how long he's been feeding the good people of Elko. Here you'll fi…
American in Winnemucca

Sid's Restaurant

You can never have too many old-school drive-up diners in a town like Winnemucca. Friendly Sid's has been feeding families and passersby for years. There's nothing exceptional about the food, but meals here are tast…