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950 Glendale Ave.Sparks, NV 89431
Driving down Glendale Avenue in Sparks, you might not even know it exists, but if you get within twenty feet of the restaurant, the barbecue aroma makes its presence known. The company specializes in shredded pork, ribs, and catfish and is a yearly contender in Great International Chicken Wing Society Cook-off, where they've won many awards. They do a popular all-you-can eat Southern fish fry every Friday at 5 p.m. They also offer full-service catering. Try the Carolina Kitchen and BBQ Company when you have a craving for some delicious ribs or fish, or try Mud Bug’s for some booze and games.
3600 Warren Way, Suite 107Reno, NV 89509
Kinder's Meats Deli BBQ has won multiple awards for best sauce and the people's choice from the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off as well other contests in California and Arizona. The aroma of smoky, sweet barbecue hits you right as you walk in the door. The eating area is bright and open. The deli offers cold sandwiches and salads, but they are famous for hot beef sandwiches. The ball tip steak sandwich is a house favorite. Award-winning sauces and marinades are available to purchase. Kinder's offers catering for any occasion and for parties numbering into the thousands.
180 E. First StreetReno, NV 89501
Located on the east edge of downtown, the longtime area caterers have an actual restaurant so you can now go to them any day of the week. The spot serves delicious barbecue from simple staples to extravagant St. Louis ribs. The menu also spans sandwiches, wraps, steaks -- almost any meat that tastes good over an open flame.
463 Roberts St.Reno, NV 89502
The BBQ House is an Oakland-style barbecue restaurant that serves homemade ribs, brisket, pork, links and chicken. The mouth-watering smell of barbecue can be detected long before you even walk through the door of the BBQ House. Watch the chef prepare your dish through the open kitchen. Reservations are not required and take-out is available. This restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating.
500 N. Sierra St.Reno, NV 89503
Smokin' Gecko's BBQ is a change of pace from everyday dining. Step into a Southwestern themed locale with memorabilia-lined walls and laid-back dining. Mouth-watering selections include barbecue brisket, pulled pork sandwiches and baby back ribs. This is dining that mixes a little bit of spice with a lot of comfort.