Bars in South Lake Tahoe


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The Brewer's Cabinet is a nanobrewery known for small-batch beers, and places no limits on its brewers? creativity and style, encouraging funky flavors rather than relying on the most basic beer, a mug of wheat stalks. Their White Noise brew, inspired by local hip-hop artist The Apprentice!, is 7% ABV belgian-style white IPA with Falconers Flight and Citra hops providing floral and citrus notes in addition to fruity overtones from the yeast strain used.

To complement brews, the culinary team whips up fresh, local plates in the small onsite kitchen, ranging from lunchtime?s lamb burger with goat cheese to dinnertime?s fish & chips. Though customers always benefit from the hearty pub-style meals, The Brewer?s Cabinet also benefits the surrounding community. The team strives to collaborate with other area breweries, and 5 cents from every item purchased at The Brewer?s Cabinet goes to benefit The Reno Rebuild Project.

475 S. Arlington Avenue
Reno,
NV
US

Scampi?s menu takes palates on a culinary tour of Italy, starring dishes from the country?s various regions. That said, it also prefers to keep its cooking in-house?specialties such as veal ravioli and potato gnocchi are prepped onsite with sustainable ingredients.

Behind the bar, expert mixologists conjure up specialty cocktails and glasses of imported and regional wine. They concoct the Ramos gin fizz?a blend of seltzer, gin, sugar, cream, egg white, and orange flower water?according to a traditional recipe from 1888, a time when alcohol had to be extracted from trees by hand. The mahogany dining room exudes the refined elegance of grand supper clubs from a bygone era, complemented by the airy sounds of classical music and the stirring chatter of happy patrons.

425 S Virginia St.
Reno,
NV
US

The beers at Ole Bridge Pub range from the intimidatingly named Birra Demon Hunter to the adorable-sounding Reindeer Droppings. And in that spectrum, the pub has all of its other bases covered: IPAs, stouts, ciders, and even a few wines. More than 10 specialty beers fill mugs from the tap, and a single brew steals the spotlight as the beer of the day. As for non-liquid entertainment, the venue boasts a shuffleboard and 5 HD televisions, as well as scenic seats on its riverside patio.

50 N Sierra St
Reno,
NV
US

A swank, modern lounge instead of a dank, old-fashioned pool hall, Buffalo's Silver Cue Ultra Lounge hosts 14 tables. These tables include Diamond, Brunswick, and Wellington Rebco styles, and all are kept in good shape with Diamond rails and Simonis 860 cloth. Patrons taking a break from playing or watching pool games can head to the full bar for refreshment or gamble on the lounge's gaming machines.

5890 S. Virginia St
Reno,
NV
US

Underneath Sierra Tap House's metal-banded glass lamps, between its yellow walls and exposed brick, patrons gather around polished wood tables. In warm weather, they also spill outside onto a patio overlooking the Truckee River, which grants views of the river walk. The small pub first opened its doors in the midst of the 2006 Reno River Festival. Since then, its staff has poured imported and American beers, as well as rotating draft beers from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company?such as Torpedo Extra IPA, Knightro stout, and Celebration ale. Servers pair these pints with simple bar food such as pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, and chicken wings.

252 W 1st St
Reno,
NV
US

Known for helping launch the careers of Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Ray Romano, and others, Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club offers chuckle enthusiasts a plethora of emerging mirth-masters six nights a week in its spacious showroom. Snag a seat at an intimate table with two of your closest friends and let laughter experts tickle your funny bone or droll circulatory system. There is no drink minimum, and seating begins 45 minutes before the show. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $15.95–$17.95, depending on the day of attendance. While those under age 21 have the ability to produce audible expressions of amusement, only those 21 or older are permitted to enter and laugh within the premises.

407 North Virginia Street
Reno,
NV
US