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Lulou's Restaurant

1470 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2806
775-329-9979
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Ranked #15 of 769 Restaurants in Reno
Price range: $16 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Reno, Nevada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went with my siblings for a Friday night dinner. We split 3 appetizers and enjoyed all three. The entrees were also good, two of us had scallops, two of us had steak. We were seated on the patio which was comfortable and surprisingly quiet despite being right up against a busy street, the fence did a good job damping the... More

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I really want to love this place because the food really was great. But my brain is holding me back because of how incredibly pretentious it was. I mean...it's not far from a divey looking nude cabaret and a bunch of adult "bookstores" on the main road going through downtown Reno, and yet they get away with charging you massive... More

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Reno, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great dining experience. We had the calamari, carpaccio and the crab cake for appetizers. All were very good! There were four in our party and we got to taste everyone's. I had the June salad then the duck Thai soup for my main course. I wouldn't order the salad again but the soup was stellar. My husband had the duck... More

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Rancho Mirage, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Very nice service and wonderful food. The menu is inventive and interesting. Prices are high but not outrageous. Our total bill for 2 apps, 2 entrees and two good sized glasses of wine was $160 including tax and tip.

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Reno, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

If you are looking for fresh, creative (without being over the top), and just simply great tasting food, LuLou's is the place. The service is always outstanding as well. We always start with the hamachi and cervice (a little spicy for some, but amazing) and end up struggling to decide between the New York Strip, Scallops, or the Colorado Lamb.... More

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Rome, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

They call their cuisine New American and it is delicious. I had the fried quail with a pumpkin bisque to begin. Both were perfectly prepared and well presented. While the meal was on the expensive side (we joked that all entrees were around $39) it was worth the visit. Our service was first class, the house wine was well matched,... More

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Reno, Nevada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised when moving to Reno that there is some GREAT food here, so makes for stiff competition between restaurants. Don't get me wrong, Lulou's is very good, very fresh and the menu is interesting, but for the $$$ I have done better elsewhere. They are a teensy bit snooty which is also weird in Reno - there... More

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Reno
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Wow, we are so lucky to have a restaurant like this in Reno. Outstanding food and service. Cool mid-town location. Menu changes frequently and is always awesome.

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San Francisco, California
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215 reviews 215 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Interesting restaurant right on the outskirts of the casino areas of Reno Nevada. I came here with colleagues on a business trip. I started with a perfectly made Bombay Sapphire bone-dry martini. For dinner I started with a wonderful Porcini Soup, followed by Roasted duck breast and macaroni with truffles with foie gras! For dessert I had decadent chocolate concoction... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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88 reviews 88 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I went here because it was reviewed as Italian. HOWEVER, it is FAR from if. Think California High End Bistro and that is far closer to the mark. Reservations are recommended but I came early Saturday evening so I slipped in under the radar. Ambience is business casual but NO jeans or sneakers. A little bit Art Deco with black... More

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