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John A's Oyster Bar

1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5750
+1 775-356-3300
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (34 reviews)
“crab” (22 reviews)
“stew” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5750
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last night in Reno and we stopped into the Oyster Bar at the Nugget in Sparks, NV. Their happy hour bar and appetizer menu is sure to satisfy. Shawn, our bartender, made my wife happy with an amazing martini in a chilled glass for a...More

Thank dreadprobert
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Raw oysters were small and not fresh tasting. Steamer was broken, so no steamed food available. The clam chowder was delicious!

Thank Ladyinwoods
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner , I had king crab legs , big and split $21 00 we had a dozen oysters $15.00 he had gumbo . Food was awesome . Great value for seafood . Waitress friendly and good service

Thank EricaJerseygirl
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This quiet place sits in the back of the casino and is nice for a quiet dinner and great food. Must visit again soon!!

Thank Tony M
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I had to give the restaurant 4 stars since I he night we visited, they was no air conditioning and the steamer was broken. A bad thing for a place that has seafood. Prices were great for happy hour and what food we could order...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This could have been an even higher rating except for their fried oysters and shrimp. The oysters on my po' boy were not fried individually; they were made into kind of an oyster patty and then breaded and fried. The taste was good but it...More

Thank Podie
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Wanted something different to eat. Someone suggest trying the Oyster Bar and Grill. I was not disappointed. Started with the soup which was Sweet Corn and Crab. The corn was tender and very sweet and the crab was large chunks. Very good! Glad I asked...More

Thank Norman P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This restaurant is located in the Nugget Resort Casino where we were staying for a Model A Ford national convention. Our group of 8 enjoyed our meals that were served by a friendly and efficient waitress. The menu contains several seafood selections - there's something...More

Thank Jacksons4112015
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the hotel. Many restaurant choices. We loved eating here. The crab was great and kept me busy for white some time which I am fine with. The shrimp cocktail also delicious. The Lazy Man Chapino is one of our favorites. The...More

Thank BagelHunter
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Staid one night on our way through Reno but have eaten here countless times. I had the combination pan roast minus the oysters. The dish is excellent. It’s basically a cream based sauce. My folks had the lazy mans cioppino. Staff was friendly and always...More

Thank Gameboy100
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March 6, 2017|
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Response from ajfred | Reviewed this property |
No discount online, senior, or otherwise. You can pay or get comps with your points earned gambling there. No Groupon or other online discount
February 15, 2015|
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Response from foodieRenoNv | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it I would think you may be able to get them in the Steakhouse
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-356-3300
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