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JT Bar & Dining Room

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1426 US Highway 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410-5209
+1 775-782-2074
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Menu is Basque, not Spanish, and delicious!! One of the favorites stops for locals, not just the Basque community here. Have had lunches and dinners here over the years and always enjoyed the service and meals. Bring your appetite for dinner as Basque service includes a simple salad, soup, selected entre, wine, fries, and desert. Servings are large, in bowles... More 

Thank SuperRVer
Windsor, Colorado
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Family style translates to serving dishes with the different courses. First up Bergandy wine on the table Next: container of soup (vegetable) with bread. Soup was really good, bread average Next: Beans (pinto) and a separate dish of meat in a sauce. Beans v.good, meat so so Next: Salad with dressing applied (no option for dressing on the side). Main... More 

Thank Chas S
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We love the JT! The food is constantly great and we always know what we will get at the JT. The sirloin steak with garlic is my favorite but my husband always gets the pigs feet and tripe. Great for the adventurous eater!

1 Thank Danielle E
Gardnerville, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Even though it was very busy The staff was quite quick and ifficiant. The food came hot and plentiful. It is family style and most of the plates went back with food on them. The food was very delicious and had it not been so crowded the experience would have been better. We had a real good time and will... More 

Thank Arnt T
Minden, Nevada
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

We have always had a good experience at JT's. They serve good Basque food in a cool atmosphere. The bar is a must-see in downtown Gardnerville. It is a great atmosphere with a neat history. The service is top-notch as well.

Thank 7weaver04
Marysville, CA
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194 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Whenever we are in the area, I'm ready to go. This time we had another couple with us. We had to wait in the bar for a few minutes until the dining room opened along with a few others. Once it did, we were seated fairly quickly. By the time we finished eating there was a wait to be seated.... More 

1 Thank Chowhound59
Gardnerville, Nevada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

JT's is one of my favorite restaurants. Their food is always fantastic and their service is always top notch. I love dining outside on their patio during the summer. It's pricey for our personal budget, so we don't get to go very often, but I always feel like I have gotten exactly what I have paid for when the meal... More 

Thank inhiskeep
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I have been to a few Basque restaurants from Winnemucca to Fresno, and this is close. Yes, served family style as they bring a single bowl of whatever to the table, but really, too many selections. I am used to beef, chicken or lamb and that is it. Green salad, maybe potato or macaroni salad, soup and beans. Take it... More 

Thank Randal B
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

No menu, fixed price. Bean soup was barely war, salad was limp, lamb stew was just ok, lamb chops were awful, tough, smelled like mutton not lamb, and overcooked. Plus it was expensive.

1 Thank 1NightOwl
Minden, Nevada
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

Never had Basque food before? If not, you MUST come here hungry as there is tons of great food! First, hop into their bar/waiting area to get a unique/fun view of the room. If you want to try the local/house drink, get their pecan. It is small...yet strong. All of the food here is delicious and it is served family... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1426 US Highway 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410-5209
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Gardnerville
  • Phone Number: +1 775-782-2074

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