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Rapscallion Seafood House

#33 of 706 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
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1555 S Wells Ave, Reno, NV 89502-2918 (Vesta)
+1 775-323-1211
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Sonoma, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Wooden booths, soft cushions, and friendly smiles set the mood as you enter the cozy locally owned seafood restaurant (reminds me of the iconic Tadich Grill in SF). Mercifully, you do not have to walk past any slot machines on the way to your table. The traditional menu includes Oysters Rockefeller, bacon wrapped scallops, cioppino, as well an an assortment... More 

Thank 14hannon
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It was New Years Eve but they managed to fit us in and showed great flexibility to accommodate our group. Lovely atmosphere to party with friends. Live musician playing guitar. Kitchen stayed open late . Great food selection that wax great to share.

Thank HouzeThat
Reno, Nevada
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Went here New Year's Eve for the first time. Oh my gosh, I'm so glad we found it. We will be back. Had drinks first and had the friendliest bartender...don't know her name, but she was awesome! Went to our table for 5 and we all had delicious meals. The atmosphere reminds us of a Midwestern supper club...which is a... More 

Thank jamaicameonemoretime
Silicon Valley Ca
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

4 of us visited Rapscallion for our celebration dinner. The atmosphere is nice but the food was very disappointing . It was a partial menu printed as "New Year's Eve Menu" The coconut prawns were actually quite spicy- too spicy for my taste- but not noted as spicy on menu. We returned them. The shrimp scampi w/ linguini had about... More 

Thank Suzan S
Reno, Nevada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Service was excellent. The stuffed lobster tail was great as were the bacon wrapped scallops.

Thank Derek
Reno, Nevada
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210 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a wonderful dinner here on Christmas Eve. We had not been here for quit a few years but it was still as good as we remembered. My wife had the crab stuffed soul and loved it. I had the Filet Mignon and it compared to some of the best I have eaten. The bread they give you is... More 

Thank winecountrylovers
Reno, Nevada
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Dinner is a bit overpriced, lunch is probably a better option. I tried the soup special "Carrot Coconut", a swing and a total miss. This soup was overly artificially thickened and tasted like sweetened cheap coconut flakes were uses and made it pretty much unpalatable (I may have given this place just one star for this alone). I gave up... More 

Thank Walt M
Reno, Nevada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Celebrated my 34th birthday last night with an excellent steak and blue crab cooked to perfection. It was paired with a 337 cab per the staff recommendation. This place has a great atmosphere and the food never disappoints. I highly recommend for anyone looking to have a great time with excellent food and awesome service.

Thank stop_canttouchthis
Reno, Nevada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

What a disappointment. I've not been in a while and never for lunch before and never again for sure. A friend suggested it because it's close to where I work. I scoffed having been before and being aware of the prices, at least for dinner. She said it was going to be her treat and the lunch prices aren't that... More 

Thank LSV62
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Celebrated with family and friends in the private dining room. Everything was perfect from the food to the service. It was a perfect setting for the gathering. Parking was a bit tight but we took a taxi so no problem there.

Thank freshlake

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$32
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 S Wells Ave, Reno, NV 89502-2918
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus stop located just outside our building and a bike rack on our property for our pedaling friends.
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-323-1211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?