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Big Ed's Alley Inn

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1036 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512-3504
+1 775-348-6494
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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll love this place. Food great. Need more entertainment. Try the local pole dance bar across the street.

Thank VoiDaVi
East Brunswick, New Jersey, Usa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Don't judge the location! This is a hidden gem of a restaurant. Great home cooked food, wonderful staff and very affordable. Something on the menu for all. You can even have a beer with breakfast you choose (5 o'clock somewhere). Recommend Big Ed's breakfast sandwich with potatoes...yum! Will dine again next time in Reno.

Thank Deborah K
Reno, Nevada
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Big Ed's is not in the best location in town (unless you are hitting the "club" across the street later), but the food is worth a stop in the neighborhood. We had been to Big Ed's ages ago for breakfast, and out of the blue decided to try it for dinner...so glad we did. My wife and I both had... More 

Thank Wayne M
Sparks, Nevada
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, good variety of omelettes, Bloody Mary's fantastic. Won't find fruit bowls or oatmeal here but the Chili Cheese Omelettes & Burgers at lunch-draw locals back again and again!!

Thank lizzysparks
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

On a Saturday my wife and I had shopping and errands to run all day...So why not a big breakfast here to start the day off! I had a denver omlette packed with cheese, onions and peppers. She had a bacon and eggs plate (three eggs and four pieces of bacon!) Our entrees came with home fries and toast! No... More 

Thank George S
Reno, Nevada
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552 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

I've heard stories about this place for years. Finally made it there for lunch. They serve breakfast all day. I had chicken fried steak. It was wonderful. Companions had french dip and steak sandwich both were very happy. Rustic decor, very small space. Bar also.

Thank lew w
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

because this place is so hidden I strongly doubt JmPOW's review especially after 9 months.. sure where he/she was??!.. never had one breakfast item that wasn't HUGE or filled with all good things. My coffee cup never goes unfilled and the omelets will blow you away. a do not miss gem..

Thank Thomas F
Forked River, United States
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152 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

The hot meatloaf and cheese sandwich, yup, try it..And for a small whole in the wall bar, the Grilled Cajun Ahi Tuna on a fresh salad..yea, it's that good!

Thank Denise A
Susanville, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We asked Siri about breakfast places near us and this place came up! We couldn't hardly tell there was a restaurant there! Friendly staff, delicious food and great price! Will keep this one at the forefront for next trip to Reno!

Thank Jamiemc7
Atlanta, Georgia
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243 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Do not believe all the reviews about best biscuits and gravy... Just shows how limited other peoples taste buds are... Watery gravy... Breakfast burrito was just ground hamburger thrown in a tortilla with salsa on the side... Not worth the visit... The definition of B-U-S-T

Thank JmPOW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1036 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512-3504
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-348-6494

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