Dining guide: Eat like an Irishman in Reno
Planning to eat traditional Irish cuisine during this year’s Saint Patrick's day without having to travel far? Well you won't need the luck of the Irish, because there are local spots for Renoites that offer authentic Irish dishes whether it be Irish stew, shepard’s pie or Scottish eggs.
Here is a list of some of the top local restaurants serving authentic Irish dishes in the Biggest Little City.
1555 S Wells Ave, Reno
Along with green beer, the restaurant offers the same specials it has been serving up for the past 39 years every Saint Patrick's Day. Included in its traditional offerings during the celebration will feature lamb stew braised with Guinness ale and traditional corned beef and cabbage. Items on the dinner menu range from $8 to $30.
840 Victorian Avenue, Sparks
The locally owned Pub in Victorian Square celebrates its fifteenth anniversary on Saint Patrick’s Day and offers traditional corned beef and potatoes as well as a corned beef and cabbage dinner. All corned beef is slow cooked in Guinness. The pub offers Irish breakfast throughout the year which includes corned beef hash, bacon, sliced tomatoes and rye bread. The restaurant also puts an Irish spin on Mexican dishes offering Irish tacos and corned beef quesadillas. Items on the menu range from $8 to $13.
1310 Scheels Drive #250, Sparks
Whether it's fish and chips or Banger potatoes with Guinness gravy this restaurant in Sparks offers traditional dishes that have become synonymous with Ireland. Their traditional Irish meals range from $11 to $13.
Shenanigan's Old English Pub
77 W Plumb Ln, Reno
Shenanigan's serves up corned beef cabbage for one day only on Saint Patrick’s Day, but they will also offer items served on occasion throughout the year such as Scotch eggs and shepard’s pie made with lamb. A meal here costs $7 to $10.
Murphys' Law Irish Pub
180 W Peckham Ln #1070, Reno
This bar located on Peckham Lane near the Atlantis serves corned beef and cabbage free for customers who purchase a beverage. The pub will also host live music by Grammy Award winning harpist Anne Roos and Irish folk singer Robert Scott.