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Address: 4720 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89506-9031
Phone Number: 17753232724
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Bonanza Casino, a family owned and operated business, first opened its...

The Bonanza Casino, a family owned and operated business, first opened its doors in 1973. The casino has two restaurants, the Cactus Creek Southwestern Steakhouse and the Branding Iron Cafe and Buffet, which is open for dining 24/7. With eight table games including Texas Hold 'Em, over 450 of the newest slots, Texas Hold 'Em Bonus Poker, and a Club Cal-Neva sports book, the Bonanza has something to offer every player.

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Nothing out of the ordinary. Prices are good but the menu like the salad bar is anemic. OK for a quick meal

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
mmaskaly
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nothing out of the ordinary. Prices are good but the menu like the salad bar is anemic. OK for a quick meal

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Thank mmaskaly
New York City, New York
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3,243 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

And okay local casino, it was a little on the dark side with a little bit too much smoke. But lots of machines crammed into this space. It was pretty large with several restaurants and bars. The service was not so friendly.

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Thank Bernardo F
Lake Havasu Cit
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Dinner at the steak house was great ,we reserved a table for 10,service was great,food was outstanding,deserts were to great.great place for a group ,big or small.

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Thank garywT1338DO
Reno, Nevada
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146 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This is an old casino and has a strong cigarette smell. The coffee shop isn't that clean and serves 'iffy' food the service is 'iffy' as well.. Cactus Jack's is a good restaurant and has great food and service.

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Thank Matilda Q
Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This used to be our favorite place to go on Wednesday night for all you can eat spaghetti night but they started making so many rules about it and the staff was so rude we stopped going and so did our friends. The spaghetti was good but dont expect a second dish without a sour puss face from your waiter.

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Thank Jeri_R_G
Billings, Montana
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177 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

We are not from Reno but had a friend say to check this casino out as he had enjoyed it. We had a couple of hours to kill so went here. Wow I can't believe people sit in this dingy place for extended periods of time. The machine ARE low cost, ie 1 cent machines on up to higher if... More 

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Thank Carol B
Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Used to go here regularly but the ownership changed. They lost the great chef they had and the atmosphere in the casino is is dark and gloomy. Whoever is running it now has ruined a good local place. Cactus Creek is expensive and mundane and the buffet inedible. Used to be a friendly place too. Skip this place and head... More 

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4 Thank Kris K
Bergen, Norway
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I don't think they do it anymore, but I used to go up there with some friends to play dollar blackjack. We got to know the dealers after some time and they were always friendly. I never won anything major, but we got to hang out and have a good time. It's low-key and decent. I'm also not sure if... More 

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Thank Eric S
FL USA
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140 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I don't gamble, so a casino is not a place I generally seek out. However, my uncle took us there for breakfast one morning last week when we were in town. He ordered pancakes, so I thought since he liked them, I'd try them, too. The order was for 2 pancakes, and I thought that would probably be about right... More 

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2 Thank travltnk
Lynchburg, Virginia
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84 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place is really neat. The decor is nice. The employees are awesome. I wish I could have remained longer!

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