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Great Basin Brewing Co.

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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846 Victorian Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5275
+1 775-355-7711
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We go for dinner at least once a week at the Sparks location ( the original). Very good artisan beers and casual dining. Very friendly staff. Very popular in community. Also a second location in Reno that has pizza oven. All food is very good as are their in-house brewed beers.

Thank Dot T
Sparks, Nevada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

GB opened the year we move to Reno/Sparks. We have been often, but only several times a year. I have not been in a year, and at that time I enjoyed a nice lunch outside with my son. I went again yesterday with my men's luncheon group. There were 12 of us. They were very accommodating and Kalie, our waitress... More 

Thank Duard S
Reno, Nevada
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157 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This place has been rundown and a dive since it opened. The food and service is iffy. It looks like an afterthought! Very very noisy, it's a bar. The crowd can be iffy as well, as a woman I would not go in there alone. If you are into drinking you'll probably think it's great, if not you probably won't.... More 

Thank Matilda Q
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

After having a walk around looking at the museum close by we called in to have a drink or three. They make their own beers which are on tap. The place is divided into the bar, sitting inside, and an area outside for food. The girl behind the bar was friendly and invited questions about each type of beer she... More 

Thank Kenneth M
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We visit only twice a year or so but when we do it is nearly always beer battered fish and chips for us! Always consistently good! Never greasy always firm and flakey! Love that beer flavored batter! We have our annual fundraiser for a non-prophet there also. It was one of two micro brewery's a few years back now has... More 

Thank Garth E
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here in year and still they deliver! The beers have always been fantastic and this trip landed during a limited release of their barrel aged imperial stout, fantastic! The real reason we came. The ultimate must. The coup de gras! The bread bowl, house made incorporating the Iky IPA loaded with cheese. Fat kid heaven.

Thank Chris F
Weatherford, Texas
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155 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

My colleague chose this micro brewery for dinner. I am fond of stouts and theirs is very good. Also had the shepherd's pie. This was quite tasty and very filling. The lamb had great texture and flavor.

Thank Weatherford_Wanderer
Las Vegas, Nevada
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

on the web I read about the different sausages they offer. however no sandwiches or solo were on the menu. the only was a sample plate which is too much for one person. I choose the garlic fries which were good and fresh. I tried to get some beer in a 6 pack. wild horse was available Nevada Gold was... More 

Thank neveragain3693
Carson City, Nevada
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Had a very good time. This local beer is my favorite (Ichy I P A). Good relaxed atmosphere with prompt courteous wait staff. Food is good and up to temp when served. Costs were medium level and worth it. Very large selection of beer brewed in house.

Thank James B
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We live in Sparks and regularly frequent this place. The beer is brewed on premises and is fantastic with seasonal changes. 🍻 the food is good. The staff is great! 👏 depending on day a season there will be local music either inside or out. Good weather brings outside seating. A nice low key place to eat and grab a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 846 Victorian Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5275
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-355-7711

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