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Review of Wild River Grille

Wild River Grille
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Ranked #16 of 1,029 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 30 - USD 30
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mill
Transit: The RTC Ride public bus system stops just a few steps from Wild River Grille, and the free RTC Sierra Spirit also has nearby routes convenient to the restaurant.
Description: Perfectly positioned in the very heart of Reno on the Truckee River, Wild River Grille provides warm, attentive service in a sophisticated but relaxed setting. Inspired by the region’s natural beauty the lush, woodsy interior provides an amazing setting or... enjoy the fresh air of Reno"s best patio on the famed Downtown Riverwalk. Executive Chef Joe Bell and Sous Chef Jessica Marrufo present seasonal and locally sourced menus featuring Nouveau American cuisine complemented by innovative comfort foods. The full bars offer a varied selection of wines from around the globe, refreshing beers, and handcrafted cocktails made from fresh squeezed juices and house liquor infusions. Next door, Wild River Grille’s sister restaurant, the River Room, offers a group-friendly, spacious interior, full bar,and décor that pays tribute to the city’s heyday. Wild River Grille serves lunch and dinner seven days a week starting at 11 am with live music nightly and Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 4-6pm
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We weren't quite sure what to expect when we were looking for a restaurant but were pleasantly surprised with Wild River Grille. I would suggest making reservations so you can eat on their outdoor patio and enjoy the view and live music. My husband had the special which, while kind of pricey, was excellent. We did not have reservations but were seated inside very quickly. We received excellent service and enjoyed a great meal together.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had lunch this past weekend with several friends. All our food was very tasty. I had the bruschetta which was very good if a bit untraditional with melted mozzarella on top, but very tasty! Also had the pear and fig sandwich which was also yummy if sticky! Lovely restaurant!

Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We went in for a quick lunch and sat outside along the river; it was lovely! The Blackened Mahi Mahi Tacos were fantastic; fresh ingredients and flavorful. I chose the avocado salad as a side; the lemon basil dressing was delicious and the salad was super fresh and the perfect size. My dining companion ordered the same tacos served with sweet potato fries and were equally as pleased. The other person at the table ordered the Wild River Salad and it too was very fresh and flavorful. We highly recommend and will be back! Pleasant service and great setting.

Thank Tracey E
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Two lunches here over a couple of years; both very nice experiences. Interesting menu (though dinner looks REALLY special). Two of us indulged in a fancy BLT (with a duck egg: rich!) and a grilled ham & cheese. Both came with really great fries; a lot of food! I think there's more shade now; kudos to management for that.

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Thank VespagirL55
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is simply the best eating experience in Reno. It is at the intersection of the main street in Reno and its real flowing river (rare in the southwest). It is actually next to the river with indoor and outdoor seating. There is usually a band playing rock oldies.

The appetizer of crab and salmon cakes is really good. For a light meal the beet chip salad is also good. It features spinach and lightly sautéed beet chips which are tasty but not oily.

All this and a couple of glasses of wine will run about $50.

Thank TheCurmudgeon
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