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This small but popular café is located just off the lobby of the Silver Legacy Hotel. Choose from a nice selection of fresh roast or specialty coffees, teas, and a host of bagels, pastries, and croissants. Also offers a small yet tempting list of desserts and chocolate confections.

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Homemade from-scratch muffins and "mega" bagels are hot menu items at this popular local cafe. This cafe has over 300 items offering diners unique and appetizing options. There's also an espresso bar which features a variety of specialty roasts. A local favorite!

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One of the best local spots for sumptuous desserts and coffee. Also offers a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

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From the moment you enter this charming Mexican restaurant, you'll instantly be transported to Guadalajara. Latin music provides a festive background to terra cotta floors, black booths, and intimate lighting. Traditional home style-Mexican cuisine with a choice of seafood, beef, chicken, and vegetarian fillings. The carnitas are out of this world. For dessert try their sopaipillas or fried ice cream. Great food, exceptional service and reasonable prices.

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Since 1980 Josef's has been a favorite of locals seeking incredible pastries and aromatic coffees. Josef's also serves delicious homestyle German and Austrian entrees for dinner. Dessert is a must here. Choose from such delicacies as chocolate truffles, rum balls and more than 10 different pastry selections. The dining room opens onto a ceramic gallery so diners can watch hard-working craftsmen while savoring a sweet treat and perfect cup of joe.

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The popular Café Espresso serves a variety of fresh roasted and specialty coffees. Also has a delectable selection of homemade croissants, pastries and Danish.

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This is not the nicest restaurant in town, but this dive of a diner serves up Heaven on a plate (or in this case) a basket. The Awful Awful is the famous burger of Reno that has been a star on Food Wars on FoodTV and there's a reason: the huge, juicy burger on an onion bun with crisp lettuce and tomato is delicious. The seasoned fries served with them have bowled some people over. The diner serves other things besides the Awful Awful like eggs and pancakes, sandwiches, salads, Chicken Fried Steak, but most people come in for that burger.

Local Expert tip: The Nugget Diner accepts cash only.

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Located in Harrah's, Café Napa is the hotel's newest restaurant and features a light and airy atmosphere. Don't miss the water-filled, glass "Luna" wall emptying into a fountain with a metal sculpture. Café Napa's menu is extensive and offers an array of choices from hearty Western dishes to Asian cuisine. At incredibly reasonable prices, this is a good choice for either breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Open 24 hours a day.

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An elegant and classic Thai decor will welcome you to this local favorite. This family run restaurant in Midtown serves authentic and delicious Thai food. They have the classics like Pad Thai and some excellent red, yell and green curry dishes. Their appetizers ilke Coconut Prawns, Shrimp Rangoons and Spring Rolls are excellent. Their Thai Salad with the peanut dressing is delicious with a hint of honey and spice. Their popular entrees include their soups like Mixed Vegetable Coconut Soup and Tom Kha soup. Their noodles include Spicy Basil and Wide Noodles with Chili Sauce. You can also get a variety of stir fry veggies and meat with your choice of sauce. The Bangkok Seafood Pot is also good with Fresh Crab, Cod fillets, Large Shrimp, Scallops, Calamari, pineapples and mushrooms, cooked with a chili sauce, coconut milk, lemon grass and kefir leaves. Save some room for dessert and get the Sticky Rice and Mango or Green Tea Ice Cream.

Local Expert tip: The Bangkok Cuisine in Midtown is the original. There is another restaurant south of town and a Bangkok Express in West Reno.

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