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Little Nugget Diner

#67 of 709 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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233 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1407
+1 775-323-0716
00:00 - 23:59
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Way beyond being a dive, this place is the pits, but in a good way. Local as it can be, the must try is the Awful Awful Burger, 8 ounces of beef with enough French fries to last until your next paycheck. The beef was flavorful on its own, with a good char and fresh veggies, i.e., LTO, the latter... More 

Thank Abie S
Sparks, Nevada, United States
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71 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a very good spot for a cheap late night burger or a cheap breakfast. It's still an OK place but it has lost its luster. The cooking staff is different and I think it's owned by someone else now. Change is not always good.

Thank Martin O
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Thing about this place is, you can't go expecting to hold the values of a 5 Star eating place. Just enjoy the food, don't pay too much attention to sanitation and relax. The Lil Nugget is what it is, and that's how you should view it. Unless a rat runs across your plate, adapt to the atmosphere and take it... More 

Thank Gary H
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is truly located in a dive casino and if you can get past the stale casino funk smell to get to it, you're home free. It really is a greasy burger joint which you'll love if you're into that sort of place. The portions are huge and a burger and fries will run you just over $10. The... More 

Thank The_Herrera5
Lake Charles, La
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200 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

small grill diner in the back of the small Little Nugget Casino in downtown Reno. Reminded me of the old SNL "cheeseburger cheeseburger" skit. Order your food at the counter and hope you can find a seat at one of the few tables. Delicious Awful Awful burger served with enough fries for 3 people

1 Thank laculturevulture
carmel highlands ca
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place is small, hidden if you blink you miss it. But if you find it, what a gem it is. Unique, with tons of character and the service and food is awesome!

Thank MSevle
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Rude Ryan (manager) greets you yelling. Went to order food, 1 order guy, 1 cook, line out the door. Rude Ryan comes in yelling again. No help just yelling. Sat at poker bar, put in $50 again bawls me out. "No $20 no drink?? " Confused put in $50. Receive cold food. Bawls our group out again. In our community... More 

Thank Genelle T
Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is the best burger in town. The cost is less then ten dollars and comes with fries. The diner is a little small and is always busy but, it is worth the wait.

Thank matsudadian
Minden, Nevada
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Open 24/7. breakfast, lunch & dinner anytime you want. Home of the Original Auful Auful burger. Large portions at every meal and good late night spot

Thank lndkrzr
Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

the building is very small and crowded but it is the best place for a burger the Awful Awful at the Little Nugget has been on the Travel Channel Food Wars and the biscuits and gravy are a must try as well.

Thank Scrotto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1407
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-323-0716

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?