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Wet Hen Cafe

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3979 S McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89502-7510
+1 775-657-8880
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Amelia Island, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a little gem! Tucked into a strip mall, it doesn't look like much from the outside and once inside it's cute, but you order at the counter and then they bring it to you. Didn't know what I was expecting, but once the food came, absolutely everything was delicious! Quiche, fried eggs, bacon, even the toast was extra... More 

Thank JoanQFlorida
Reno NV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast friendly service with an extensive menu. You order at the counter and the food is delivered quickly to your table. Everyone who works there was very helpful, cheerful and friendly. The only downside seems to be that it gets quite busy at lunch with a long line. Worth checking out if you're in the neighborhood.

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Sugar Land, Texas
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove straight here from the airport because it was close, highly rated, and one dollar sign. I had a turkey sandwich. This is a safe order almost anywhere and I have it a lot. Well, this was not the same as the others! They roast their own turkeys in house so their turkey is like Thanksgiving turkey instead of... More 

Thank LibsterP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm visiting Reno on business, and when I saw the number one rated place on TripAdvisor was the Wet Hen, I convinced my co workers to try it. It was good, a nice little sandwich shop with good service. They also offered a discount to military in uniform, also a plus. I was expecting something amazing though, I had already... More 

1 Thank Garry T
Reno, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always great. Hardy satisfying made from scratch full belly food. The best biscuits and gravy in town, period. Over the last few years I have enjoyed the soups, baked goods (especially the apple pie) and the breakfasts. Try ordering quiches a day ahead for special luncheons. The only downside is the place is small and it is crowded at peak... More 

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Thank Carole K
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

EVERYTHING that I have tried is INCREDIBLE. Soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast and those COOKIES!!!! This is a great local family owned restaurant. They even use their own organic eggs from their own chickens to make their quiche! You have to try this place. They are only open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank renodean
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mostly had lunch there. Never Breakfast. Lunches are wonderful. Have taken friends there and they have enjoyed it also. Staff are willing to help you when needed.

Thank Joyce B
Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great prices! Super food and coffee and cookies! I like that you order your food at the front and then bring it to you. You tip at the register instead of tipping a waiter.

Thank julieinreno
Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent choice for breakfast. The service is fast and courteous. The food is fresh and always very tasty.

Thank lisaz150
Reno, Nevada
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast while getting my car serviced nearby. Quite a few patrons and seems to be popular with the locals. Had a egg and sausage breakfast croissant with swiss cheese. Tasty and a good size portion...and the croissant was flaky and moist.

Thank PJW10K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3979 S McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89502-7510
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-657-8880
Locally owned and operated cafe serving French/American comfort food for breakfast and lunch. Amenities include "grab and go" meals for those on the run, or a warm and cozy environment to plant yourself. Curb your appetite or warm your heart while plugging into our free Wi-Fi!

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