About La Vecchia - Reno
The philosophy behind La Vecchia is to create a casual but refined ambiance, in which we prepare and serve authentic/progressive Northern Italian fare at reasonable prices. We have a fantastic seasonal patio dining overlooking Reno. No-corkage Tuesday’s BYOB. Our chef and his staff want diners to feel comfortable and welcome. Our pasta is made in house and so are our ravioli, we feature thin crusted, handcrafted wood-fired pizza. We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment and support sustainable agriculture through our purchases. Our menu comprise the freshest local and California organic ingredients, and change seasonally. A local neighborhood restaurant for 25 years and a great gathering spot with beers on tap, a diverse wine list and expertly crafted cocktails.
Italian, Comfort Food, Contemporary European
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: M-F 11:00am-2:00pm
Dinner: Daily 5:00pm-10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Patio Dining from May - September.
BYOB with no corkage fee all day Tuesday.
We hold quarterly special events like wine dinners, cocktail events and more. Go to www.lavechhiareno.com for more info.
15 to 300, sit down, buffet or small bites. Full bar, wine, beer service.
Private lots, plenty of parking.
Private Party Facilities:
AV ready room for up to 25 guests. Separate main dining room accommodate 80 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Alberto Gazzola: 7758251113x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
La Vecchia - Reno Ratings and Reviews
Located in a neighborhood of homes so yo ...
Located in a neighborhood of homes so you may think you're lost, but keep following the GPS. Good quality food in a quiet setting. Locally owned for several years and worth venturing out from the traditional restaurants.
Dining With a View
Loved the pizza with calabrese peppers..nice ambience...
lavecchia gets better every time I visit.
The Duck Risotto? YUM! My friend had the filet and pronounced it amazing. I'll be back, often!
I really like the possibility of reserva ...
I really like the possibility of reservation on-line
Everything about La Vecchia was great ot ...
Everything about La Vecchia was great other than the fact that I got the black truffle butter new york steak ($30 mind you) with mashed potatoes and the steak was under seasoned and tough. The potatoes stood out more than the meat did.
Wonderful experience as usual.
My favorite Italian restaurant in Reno and it never disappoints. Wonderful food, great service and a spectacular view from the outside balcony. I almost always stick to their seafood linguini cooked in a red sauce while my wife tried their special, a lamb shank served over risotto. Both were absolutely delicious.
It's always consistently great!
We've been to La Vecchia many times and for a lot of birthdays! Don't know why we don't go more often! I always order a chef special and have never been disappointed! Love this restaurant. Can't wait to take out of Towners! So impressive!
Great Italian food with fresh ingredients in a nice neighborhood gem. Risotto and pasta dishes are outstanding! A bit on the expensive side and lacking in ambiance. Tables are close to each other so it can be loud. Some booths would make it romantic as it has a skyline view of downtown Reno.
Always a favorite! Love the food always ...
Always a favorite! Love the food always and views by the window and outside are great! Service is always friendly. Parking is the only thing that's a problem when it's a busy time
Had a group of prom kids nearby, but kept it down but were still a little loud. Food was great, service great, great view.
Always been one of our favorites. Personal attention in a relaxed ambience teamed with excellent food and a beautiful view of the city. A "go to" place for special family occasions is also my never-fail places for business dinners when I host visiting execs from my company. We are food and wine people and La Vecchia leaves them relaxed and impressed.
Amazing Food, Top Chef Aesthetic present ...
Amazing Food, Top Chef Aesthetic presentations along with great service, location and excellent customer service!
One of my favorite and my always go-to p ...
One of my favorite and my always go-to place to eat. Spinach salad and fish of the day are always so fresh and yummy. Ambience is nice and if you get seat by window, you get great views of the city.
Very good food and service. About as Italian as you can get. But... Very small portions for the price. The portions were bigger and the prices lower at the moana location. Sadly we will probably not go back. But the quality and flavor of the food is awesome. We missed having pasta as a side. Mashed potatoes just seemed wrong.
It was delightful! We were celebrating ...
It was delightful! We were celebrating the birthdays of a 94 year old and an 80 year old. La Vecchia's food was wonderful! At the end, we all ordered dessert. When we got our bill, we noticed that they did not charge us for the two tiramisu desserts ordered by the two birthday people. La Vecchia never said a thing. They did it on their own. We thanked them graciously! I would recommend La Vecchia's always!
Food was delicious service friendly. Nice setting with view.
Just spectacular!!! Julio was one of the best waiters we ever experienced!!
Neighborhood eatery in Reno area
Their paella special was outstanding and the rest of the choices were great.
Great place for Italian
This is our favorite Italian restaurant in the area. If you're in the mood for great Italian food, La Vecchia is for you.
We had the best meal in Reno ever! I had ...
We had the best meal in Reno ever! I had the chicken parm and my boyfriend has the sea bass special. It was a good size serving, awesome service, great wine, and the best view of Reno! So pretty. We will be back. We loved it!!
Great Neighborhood Spot
We are regulars at la Vecchia and for good reason - food, service, atmosphere - all are top notch. Monday night special is a great value. Any of the ravioli dishes with a glass of house wine and choice of salad or dessert is $20.
La Vecchia is truly one of Reno's gem. ...
La Vecchia is truly one of Reno's gem. Alberto can flat cook!
We went for a last "date night" before o ...
We went for a last "date night" before our son was born. Service was slow, even though they didn't seem to be that busy. Food was delicious - the calamari was fantastic, and the pear salad with the Parmesan bowl amazing. My husband had the pappardelle with duck confit ragout which was delicious. I had the gnocchi with mushroom sauce which was good.
Great food & specials
Been coming here for 12 years. Always good service. Great specials. I've never been disappointed. Really good value too.
Really great lunch at LaVecchia. The only problem was deciding what to order - the menu has so many things that sound delicious. The gnocchi with tomato sauce is so delicate, and the salciccia pizza was nice and spicy with plenty of meat. Chocolate hazelnut gelato is worth the trip alone! We're looking forward to coming back!
Great place for a quiet lunch!!!
The 5 of us "outgoing = talkative" women enjoyed our early Friday lunch very much! great service, food, & location - we had 2 hours of fun celebrating my mom's 88th b-day, seated in their smaller side room where they even turned the music down for her to be able to hear better ;.)
We just moved here to Reno, and found this hidden gem. Amazing Italian food, our waiter Bruno, was perfection & very attentive. I had the Risotto with asparagus & duck, it was one of the specials of the night. My husband had Pasta with duck, it was on the menu, I just can't remember the name of the dish. He loved his dish too. We look forward to revisiting this restaurant again.
Good food, great service
The food was pretty good (a little expensive), and the service was great. The server was actually excited about his job and resturant.
The mushroom ravioli was very tasty and ...
The mushroom ravioli was very tasty and the bruschetta appetizer was excellent. Attentive service, definitely will be back.
Could offer information regarding requests
I had included in my reservation that a two-person table with a great view through the big window would be immensely preferred and got a table near the window, yes, but in the corner with little space to experience the view.
Absolutely excellent Northern Italian cuisine !
La Vecchia serves wonderful food for a price that is reasonable for the quality. Service is good. The view of Reno is spectacular. Unfortunately the night we were there (Valentine's weekend) there were two horrendously loud tables sharing the dining room with us. The volume of their shouting coupled with the glass windows was not at all pleasant. Would have been nice if management noticed and addressed the issue.
Excellent as Always
Lively bar scene. Dining area is inviting with warm lighting and spectacular view of the downtown Reno skyline.
Need to improve the service
The second time I have had this waiter and he was not good either time. He argued about taking back and heating up cold food. He was slow, and generally not enjoyable at all. My husband and our friends have been to La Vecchia several times but this is the last time we will go. Even the hostess that showed us to our table was unfriendly, no smile, no welcome, no nothing. Too many other restaurants to try. We looked for the manager to let him know but even the hostess had vanished.
Great view, good food, below average service
Can't beat the view if you can get a seat near the front. Calamari was crispy, light and not rubbery; the best item we were served. Food was tasty but had some issues. Pasta was overcooked in the seafood stew but overall flavor profile was good. Veal dish was average, don't recall the side dish but the vegetables were undercooked. Chicken Parmesan was covered in too much cheese and tomatoes. Did not see pasta as a side dish to the veal or chicken and have never been to an Italian restaurant where it was not an option. There are other, better Italian restaurants in Reno. Service was very slow and had to ask multiple times for requested items.
Always enjoy it here!
Have been here twice, with 6 people, then 4, thoroughly enjoyed all the different entrees, evening specials, bar service, and table service. Good views by the front windows for day and night time. Easy parking.
Great Food and Service!
La Vechhia moved from its Virginia Street location to its current Skyline neighborhood location a few years ago. We were there on a Wednesday night. For a restaurant located off any beaten path in Reno to draw a good crowd on A Wednesday night is remarkable. It speaks to La Vecchia's continued excellent service and quality, tasty food. The city view is a plus as it the outdoor seating during warmer weather.
Lovely birthday dinner
The food at La Vecchia is always consistently wonderful and the service is excellent - the reason I eat there so often! The veal (prepared three different ways) is delicious, the gnocchi are scrumptious (also prepared three different ways - I like the Gorgonzola sauce the best), the spinach is flavorful with garlic and wine and we tried the bruschetta (a different presentation every day) as a fun way to start with creamy mozzarella, fresh tomatoes and pesto. My friend even received a free birthday dessert! In nice weather I love to eat on the patio where the view of all of Reno is spectacular.
The ambiance was lovely
We were seated next to a window for great view of the city. The veal was excellent as was the side of spinach.vvOur waiter could not have been more attentive and helpful. We had a quick happy birthday dessert too. Very reasonable and great food.
We were looking for a restaurant on a Sunday that had healthy food choices! This restaurant nailed it! The decor is cozy. They put prepare their menu choices to fit your diet! Our only complaint would be that it was noisy!
We went here to celebrate my wife's 73rd ...
We went here to celebrate my wife's 73rd birthday. We were seated immediately upon arrival. We brought our own wine, but were not charged a corkage fee. The service was excellent and attentive. The food choices were extensive and what we ordered was very good. the view of Reno at night was gorgeous. All in all it was a very pleasant experience. The only issue was the noise level in the restaurant. We will be returning again. I do recommend the restaurant. Phil
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