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The Empire Diner in Baldini's Casino

American, Diner
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865 South Rock Boulevard, 865 South Rock Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431-5921
+1 775-358-0116
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Sparks, Nevada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good, cooked to order. The servers are extremely attentive and never let your cup run dry.

Thank John S
Sparks, Nevada
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131 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped eating here because the last time I ate here the food was second rate. I decided to stop by again after work and saw the Steak & Shrimp special advertised. For about 8 bucks, that special was great! The steak wasn't the best cut of meat, but for the price it was a good deal. The flavored fries... More 

Thank Douglas R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My 8 year old son loves ribs and we were in town for the Air Races and saw a sign for the all you can eat ribs. One of the locals said to say away from this place but we wanted to judge for ourselves... and... It really was a great experience. Yes the casino smells like smoke but the... More 

Thank welltraveledfamdam
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The food was stale and they stiffed me of my salad. I ordered a takeout and will newer buy from them again.

1 Thank schenawolf
Las Vegas, Nevada
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

"Bueno, Bonito, Barato". Spanish for Good, Pretty, and Cheap. NY and Eggs were served as asked Over easy and medium rare. $7.99. Eggs Benedict $5.99.

Thank tattoolawyer
Reno, Nevada
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

This is a great place to stop in for a steak or fried shrimp. For a casino coffee shop, the Diner is surprisingly good! it is a local's hangout. Senior citizens find great deals on their menu! On Friday and Saturday nights you can get a full prime rib dinner with all the fixings and it won't break you piggy... More 

Thank dee m
Sun Valley, Nevada
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Sirs: Your supervisor Judy on swing shift in the Empire Diner, could us some further training in guest services! Last night, on the 11th, my husband ordered and paid for a BLT sandwich and fries to go. I picked it up and we looked at it and it was NOT toasted and the fries were hard and raw! I talked... More 

3 Thank EY4PEAK
Sparks, Nevada, United States
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71 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Breakfast is excellent and they always have affordable specials. I have been coming here for 20 years and seen it change food plus decor. Great place for dining on a budget.

Thank Martin O
Sparks, Nevada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Good food for a great price. Steak and Shrimp Special everyday $7.95. Other steak meals very tender and low priced. Servers are Friendly. We've taken family and friends and they were pleasantly surprised.

Thank Barbara G
Reno, Nevada
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

I've eaten here more than a dozen times. It's my go to place for breakfast or dinner. Food is excellent and prices are outstanding for the quantity and quality of the food you get. The restaurant is quiet and comfortable; the wait staff is friendly, helpful, and fast. I cannot say enough about the value you get for your money.... More 

1 Thank Shelley H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 South Rock Boulevard, 865 South Rock Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-358-0116

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