From new luxury downtown living to a city brimming with great local businesses, exciting eateries, epic events, and entertainment venues, Sparks is experiencing a beautiful renaissance. The food scene is no different, and scratching just beneath the surface will reveal one of the most diverse in Northern Nevada, and we wanted to spotlight it all!
Why a Top 50 list? To be frank, to celebrate the small mom & pop restaurants that make Sparks a truly diverse culinary destination. Take a look at the Top 5 for example, where you’ll discover a #YelpTop100 Mexican diner, authentic Vietnamese, tantalizing tacos, regional Indian, and what many consider to be the best steak house value anywhere in the world! This list is a true representation of Spark’s established, yet growing dining scene—diverse, and of course, delicious. If it’s been a minute since you’ve checked in with the Rail City, let this be your guide to the excellent eats that await!
1. Carlillos Cocina – #YelpTop100 2017 and 2018
10. Loco Ono
11. Cafe Masala
15. Simply Thai
16. Fiesta Mexicana
17. Ohana Sushi
18. CJ Palace
23. Macho Tequila’s
24. Sparks Water Bar
26. MB Grill
30. JJ Sushi
31. Squeeze In
32. Super Chix
33. Hana Garden
36. Boulevard Pizza
41. SK Noodle
43. SIU Korean BBQ
47. Fortune Palace
Interesting Eats & Honorable Mentions
- Mariscos El BarCo – Mexican mariscos board one of two pirate ships in Sparks
- Coney Island – Nostalgia at it’s finest
- Asuka Sushi & Hot Pot – Vegan Sushi
- Mama Celeste’s Gastropub – Wood Fired, Chicago Deep Dish, Cracker Crust pizza styles
- Tha Joint Sushi & Grill – Sparks Sushi Original
- John’s Oyster Bar – Pan roasts ahoy at this iconic Sparks eatery, serving guests since 1964
Did your favorites land on the list? Is a place you love missing? Let us know by sharing on Instagram using the hashtag #YelpTop50Sparks.
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Methodology: This is a list of the Top Restaurants in Sparks and Spanish Springs in 2022 according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews in 2021. This list looked at businesses in the Sparks, NV and Spanish Springs, NV area. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of March 9, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of March 9, 2022.