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Little Nugget Diner

#48 of 703 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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233 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1407
+1 775-323-0716
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Reno, Nevada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best burger in town. The cost is less then ten dollars and comes with fries. The diner is a little small and is always busy but, it is worth the wait.

Thank matsudadian
Minden, Nevada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open 24/7. breakfast, lunch & dinner anytime you want. Home of the Original Auful Auful burger. Large portions at every meal and good late night spot

Thank lndkrzr
Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the building is very small and crowded but it is the best place for a burger the Awful Awful at the Little Nugget has been on the Travel Channel Food Wars and the biscuits and gravy are a must try as well.

Thank Scrotto
Olympia, Washington
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had the steak and egg meal and my other half has the hot pastrami on rye. Although we did see a lot of 'Awful Awful' burgers move while we were there. With that ... You cannot be serious!!!!!!!!!! The cooking area is filthy. There is a rag, at the edge of the griddle the he wipes the spatula on... More 

Thank James B
Los Angeles, California
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951 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

In the back of the little nugget, there is a counter and people lined up into the bar and casino to eat here. The awful awful burger is a must, I ate one and it was amazing, just a dive, but a great one to eat at, service is great, people are fun food is good...

Olympia, Washington
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you go to down town Reno and do not go here you definitely missed out! We had the Awful Awful twice and split it both times. We watched plates of food go out, wow huge portions and everything looked so yummy.

Thank Cindyxxx
Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great food with generous servings at reasonable prices. They have a very good breakfast meal selections with special 2 pancakes + egg @ $3.25 + tax. We tried their well known hambuger sandwich which includes a pound of wonderful fries which was really great. Also tried their calamari sandwhich with fries + coleslaw salad which was very good but they... More 

Thank encruiser
Santa Rosa, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Sooooooooooooo, ill admit the awful awful and fries is amazing and really fills you up, but the breakfast we had the next morning was horrible. The bacon was burnt and the French toast was basic, nothing fancy. Its tricky to find this place but once you do its kind sketchy looking. Its dowanstairs at the nugget by the bar. I... More 

Thank jimbo1229
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The awful awful is amazing here along with great fries. Hard to get to but worth the effort when you eat this burger.

Thank TW C
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151 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

After asking the locals for recommendations about where to get the best burger in Reno 99% recommended Awful-Awful. My husband and I went to the Little Nugget for an Awful-Awful burger. Honestly, we cannot figure out what the fuss is about. An Awful-Awful burger is your basic fast food burger only larger and is served with a pound of fries;... More 

Thank out-of-here-arizona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501-1407
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-323-0716

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