We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
148 West St, Reno, NV 89501-1314
+1 775-327-4443
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Wed - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 42: English reviews
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is my favorite place to eat local, healthy and DELICIOUS food in Reno. They are switching to a supper club style offering so be sure to check their website to be sure they are open before visiting. If they are open, DON'T miss out.

Thank beerncupcakes
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Bowl is an amazing restaurant that is our go-to place to eat in downtown Reno. It is an easy place to eat with a relaxed atmosphere, very affordable but very high quality food that you can't get anywhere else. Larry Dunning (owner) is remarkable in how he combines ingredients and spices to make a very unique dish. The Jerk... More 

Thank Mike45992
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The dining experience at Bowl was different, unique in presentation and taste. Situated in a unique section of Reno. The food extremely will done, mixes one wouldn't normally try. The staff welcomed us with a smile and warm welcome. Seating was a little odd, but added to the experience.

Thank Ozanna W
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This laid back bistro with semi-open kitchen has a small menu, specialising in fresh, healthy, innovative and delicious fare, including some good vegetarian options. Simplicity of presentation goes hand in hand with sophisticated (and mouth-wateringly good) pairing of locally sourced ingredients. Range of beverages is limited but well chosen. Service was extremely personable if a little slow, perhaps due to... More 

Thank SanctuarySeeker13
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Small place in west street market area. A little hard to find. Small and intimate. All food served together in a bowl. Jerk chicken was interesting and pork shoulder was tasty. Have starch, vegetable and protein served all together in a bowl just isn't for me.

Thank Brad L
Morgan Hill, CALIF
Level Contributor
28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Very Well Prepared. YES!!! Nice (small) Menu. Nice atmosphere-able to eat at the wine bar next door. The Bowls have very creative combinations, and delish! I had the scallop bowl with Au Gratin potatoes and spinach in the most fantastic sauce. They were out of scallps ;-( and I had a Sole instead, but it was still delicious! I wish... More 

Thank laragon_99
Fair Oaks, California
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We love Bowl. We find ourselves bringing all of our out of town friends here, just to eat here more often and share the best of Reno. Everything imaginative and innovative in sustainable food is created into beautiful bowls of amazing food. We love so many of the dishes we've tried and we've never had a bad one. Even the... More 

Thank di2727
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This great, semi-hidden spot is within the West Street Market complex just next to the river in downtown Reno. The menu offers a lot of variety through a small number of dishes, all using local, fresh ingredients in sophisticated preparations. The market space includes a great wine bar, a regular bar, and a couple of other restaurants.The chef/owner of this... More 

Thank Abby M
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

This place has a unique approach to food in a bowl. It is not just soup and salad, but dishes such as Moroccan meatballs, duck confit and chicken farfelle. Each dish uses local seasonal ingredients and the menu changes with the seasons. The meals were beautifully presented, tasty and filling. The garden salad (which three of us shared) was very... More 

Thank Cecilia K
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
227 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Bowl has all of the flavor and creativity of a top tier restaurant in a relaxed atmosphere in downtown Reno. The owner/chef prepares the food at the open air kitchen that takes up a good portion of the small space. I had the Duck Confit bowl, which was amazing! Looking forward to going back.

Thank ElGuru71

Been to Bowl? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 West St, Reno, NV 89501-1314
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-327-4443

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bowl staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?