Victorian Square has recently transformed into Sparks’ latest hot spot. With a variety of new restaurants and bars, luxury apartments like The Deco, and massive outdoor event space, it’s not only become one of the best places to live in Sparks, NV but it’s also become the most entertaining. Some of the locals’ favorite restaurants in the area have been around for decades and members of the community are happy being able to support the small businesses that they’ve grown up loving. Other Victorian Square restaurants, such as Engine 8 Urban Winery and Chica’s Bar, are new to VS but have quickly become quite popular.
Here’s our list of the top 10 Victorian Square restaurants in Sparks, NV:
Engine 8 Urban Winery was established in 2018 by local Nevadans Mike and Wendi Rawson. Their winery offers wine tasting by flight, glass, or bottle in a relaxing, sophisticated atmosphere. While Engine 8 is known for its wine, they also serve various pizzas and the best gourmet meat and cheese platters to complement your wine tasting experience. You can enjoy all of this and more as they also have live weekly music.
Great Basin Brewery in Victorian Square has been around since 1993 and is the first of two locations. From serving classic savory dishes such as the Brewmaster’s Mac ‘N Cheese and burgers to unique dishes like the La Flaca Rice Bowl and Breüben consisting of bread with their own Icky IPA beer. If you like handcrafted brews, Great Basin has some of the best seasonal and flagship beers on tap. You can check out their outdoor patio during the warmer months and even bring your favorite four-legged pals.
Anthony’s Chophouse is an elegant steakhouse located just inside the Nugget Casino Resort. They offer a variety of foods including fresh seafood, prime cut filets, ribeye, and New York strip steaks. They also offer an array of American side dishes and appetizers set against a backdrop of traditional steakhouse vibes with a modern lodge feel.
Located in the heart of Sparks, Pietro’s Famiglia is a classic Italian restaurant. Pietro has been creating traditional Italian dishes for decades with pride and joy. From classic Italian favorites like Raviolis and Lasagna to Pollo Piccata and Vitello Parmigiana, there are several unique dishes to choose from. They even have live entertainment featuring Richie Ballerini and Lee Edwards every Thursday - Sunday.
O’Skis Pub and Grille is an Irish-style bar and restaurant well known by locals. Here you can enjoy a cold Guinness beer along with traditional Irish dishes like Shepherd’s Pie, Fish and Chips, Potato Skins, and their very own Irish Dip. Their Reuben is one of the best in town, made with slow-cooked corned beef marinated in Guinness and served with fresh pub fries.
Mari Chuy’s is a Mexican restaurant located just outside the Galaxy Theater in Victorian Square. Serving up delicious fruit-flavored margaritas and traditional-style Mexican dishes such as Al Pastor Tacos and Carne Asada, it’s easy to see why this is a popular hang-out spot for Sparks’ locals. Their homemade salsas and guacamole are also fan favorites which are joined by warm, crispy tortilla chips.
Pizza is popular with most crowds, and Blind Onion Pizza and Pub serves up some of the best in town. Come enjoy some pizza, appetizers, and drinks at Blind Onion! Located right around the corner from Great Basin and just downstairs from Pietro’s, Blind Onion lives in the heart of Victorian Square with its own outdoor patio.
Cantina Los Tres Hombres is another classic Mexican restaurant located in VS. Their extensive menu contains just about any Mexican dish you can think of, all made from delicious, fresh ingredients. The Cantina, as it’s called by locals, also has its very own stage for a unique experience of live entertainment and dancing.
If you’re ever craving seafood, specifically oysters, then check out the Oyster Bar located in the Nugget Casino Resort. Their Oyster Bar provides classic seafood dishes in an iconic nautical dining setting. From Dungeness Crab and shrimp cocktails, the Nugget’s Oyster Bar delivers truly delectable seafood dishes.
Chica’s Bar is a family-owned bar and restaurant serving craft cocktails, local beer, and good eats. From small plates to full-on meals, Chica’s has food options for everyone to enjoy. Serving up a combination of traditional American and Mexican dishes, there’s a good variety of food to choose from. They also have a daily Happy Hour from 3 - 6 PM which is a great deal in our book.
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