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The Empire Diner in Baldini's Casino

865 S Rock Blvd, 865 South Rock Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431-5921
+1 775-358-0116
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak shrimp” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
865 S Rock Blvd, 865 South Rock Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431-5921
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Occidental is decent. They have an Awful Awful burger that is $10.50 for a half pound burger and one pound of fries.

Thank A2474HVjeffm
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Just down the street from Reno KTM Husqvarna - Nevada Motorcycle Specialties, we frequently suggest this restaurant to customers. It is a great place to catch a quick bite for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In the morning you'll find it filled with locals enjoying coffee...More

Thank dee m
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We were totally amazed when we walked in and sat down and saw the prices on the menu! We could not believe it we thought we had gone back in time a good 10 - 20 years! Then we thought sure sure the prices are...More

Thank judyjpeck
Reviewed June 3, 2018

A complete prime rib dinner at a bargain price. Not the best, but for the price it was pretty good. This is an “old style” diner that has been here for years. Lots of locals, especially seniors who know the best deals in town. Good...More

Thank Woodpecker48
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Great value & large portions!! Located in Baldinis Casino and open 24/7. Stopped in late Sunday and girlfriend had the New York Steak & Shrimp and loved it!! Steak & Shrimp were prepared perfectly. I had the California Chicken Sandwich ($6.99) and it was loaded...More

Thank baaaaaaa
Reviewed February 24, 2018

We eat here regularly breakfast, lunch and dinner. Service is always perfect, food is well prepared. Prices are excellent and also have a very nice senior menu. Very clean and well maintained. Wonderful Chicken Noodle soup, prime rib, steaks and salads. Nice variety on the...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We were in the area and thought we would check this place out. It is located inside Baldini's Casino. It was not very busy inside and there were a lot of tables open. But there still was a brief wait to be seated. It was...More

Thank magnoliaeleven
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off at Baldini's Casino for breakfast. Glad we did. Breakfast for two, plus coffee amounted to less than $12 and it was good. Can't say the same for the dinner meals which I used to frequent in the past. But then...how can anyone...More

Thank _douglaswr73
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We met some friends at this restaurant which is about a block from the Grand Sierra Resort. We could have paid $18 for a breakfast at our hotel, instead we spent less than ten for twice as much food at the Empire Diner. The bacon...More

Thank Tracy V
Reviewed October 10, 2017

When you want good service ask for Lu. He will take good care of you. Excellent waiter. Food is good. Recommend burgers and fries or the prime rib

Thank meggie12017
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Jose C
February 17, 2017|
Response from Douglas R | Reviewed this property |
Don't know? I went in for the advertised Steak and Shrimp for $7.99.
October 19, 2015|
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Response from ajfred | Reviewed this property |
Of course. Do you know any diners that do not do take out? Come on.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 865 S Rock Blvd, 865 South Rock Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431-5921
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-358-0116
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