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Sparks Water Bar, Sparks, NV

Sparks Water Bar

4.5
4.5
603 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
NOW OPEN!

Lunch hours:
Mon-Fri from 11:30am
Sat-Sun from 10:30am

Dinner hours:
Everyday from 5pm

Bar hours:
Sun-Thurs open until 12am
Fri-Sat open until 1am

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Contemporary American

  • Phone number

    (775) 351-1500

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Chef Shawn Roe

  • Neighborhood

    Sparks

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access

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What 603 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Tahoe / Reno Area

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Tahoe / Reno Area

    American

  • Tahoe / Reno Area

    Most Booked

  • Reno

    Best Ambiance

  • Reno

    Hot Spot

  • Reno

    Great for Lunch

  • Reno

    Outdoor Dining

  • Reno

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Reno

    Most Booked

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  1. C

    Cyndaylyn

    Sacramento

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined today

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    In town for conference. Saw it was connected to Garwoods so tried it on a whim. We were not disappointed!
  2. VF

    VivianF

    Tahoe

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed the food, service and ambiance. Look forward to returning.
  3. AK

    AmberK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    It was quiet when we arrived at 5 pm on. Saturday but by the time we left at 6 it was getting hectic and loud. Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was amazing and that's the most important part. Crab cake appetizers were great, my scallop entree was delicious. I will definitely go back preferably on a cooler day so we can sit outside over the marina.
  4. LM

    LynnM

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    Food was not as good as last time. Service was okay.
  5. BH

    BrendaH

    Tahoe

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Food was delicious, price was a bit on high side for quality. Very noisy near kitchen. Waiters and waitresses were friendly and well dressed.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Meeting up with family and friends.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Night out on the town.
  8. D

    Daniel

    Orlando

    56 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    56 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a great early dinner with wife and her service dog.
  9. TG

    TeriG

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our visit to Sparks Water Bar was to celebrate a birthday. We reserved a spot at 2pm on a Saturday. As always (we've been there before) both staff and food were EXCELLENT. Prices are a little high but worth paying due to the quality of our meals. I highly recommend SWB.
  10. LM

    LisaM

    Tahoe

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, excellent service. A bit overpriced
  11. TW

    TracyW

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Restaurant was clean, staff was great. Seated immediately with reservation. Original Woody drink was excellent and so was the Espresso Martini. The food was very good. Pistachio Halibut, which was their special for the evening, was Awesome. Will definitely return for another dinner and will also be trying their lunch.
  12. P

    lorettaP

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server, Drew, was very attentive and friendly. The atmosphere was relaxing, this restaurant is in a wonderful location. My 2 guests hadn’t been here before but my coworker and I have; all of us will be back agin and again. Our guests really enjoyed this restaurant. Oh, and the food was great!
  13. j

    jeffreyp

    Tahoe

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall4food2service5ambience5
    Everything was good except the spicy beef taco so spicy hrdly edible
  14. M

    Mickij

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful setting, excellent (but pricey) food, outstanding service. Awesome for a special occassion.
  15. LW

    LoriW

    Tahoe

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Service was a little slow because server was in training. Wasn’t too much of a problem since we weren’t in a hurry.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every aspect of the meal was excellent, service, food, ambiance, etc. only complaint was that the bottled beer could have been colder! Will be coming back in the future….
  17. B

    Bett

    Las Vegas

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food was great, service was great but it was just a bit warm in the dining room upstairs.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful deck for a special lunch, but extremely hot - need fans, maybe…? Quite expensive for lunch
  19. SN

    ShinkNBerry

    Hawaii

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall2food3service3ambience1
    Our party of four sat indoors, in a half booth table near the back of the building. It was insanely noisy. We had to raise our voices to the point of almost yelling in order to hear each other - even our waitress had to repeatedly ask what we were saying. On previous occasions we have eaten indoors at tables near the windows, only somewhat less noisy. We were later told there is more dining upstairs which might be quieter - on Open Table we had requested a quiet setting to dine in, obviously the request was ignored. We may try one more time to dine at Sparks Water Bar but only if outdoors. We will never dine again indoors. Awful experience. Food? Shrimp appetizers, short rib tacos, prime rib, chicken Cobb salad - all really delicious.
  20. MF

    MatthewFoster

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to eat lunch and enjoy the view, inside and out!
  21. T

    Tahoeblue

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience4
    The setting and ambience of the restaurant are very nice. The food was delicious but the service is terrible, and a very unpolished wait staff. For instance the restaurant charges high end resort prices but the staff doesn't offer high end service. No recommendations were made , no special offerings on the menu, no offerings for dessert or any additional drinks. Why pay top dollar for food? Not sure if I would return.
  22. AP

    AshwinPatel

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The ambience was super calming and the service was amazing. A dinner well spent with family.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience4
    I made the reservation for 10 people we went to sit down it was only seated for eight and no one knew where to sit and everybody was like nervous and they had to get chairs so that was the first mistake. And then overall the food wasn’t that great and to top it off it was for a birthday and they never even offered a piece of cake when everybody was singing happy birthday. Won’t be back
  24. D

    Debbiw

    Sacramento

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our first time there. We were happy with our choice to go there and will definitely be back. I wanted to sit outside but it was over 100 degrees. Next time.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Another great birthday dinner
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    From the moment we walked in, we had exceptional service. We were seated quickly at a table and immediately had the server being us drinks. Servers were knowledgeable and knew the menu inside and out. Recommendations were made for some cocktails and dinner was amazing. We will be returning in hopes to eventually try everything on the menu.
  27. T

    Travelingcouple

    Tahoe

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Everything was good- the gosh tacos were just okay. Server was lovely and the deck was very nice.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    Service was slow, the food took a very long time, was very good but is a bit expensive! Our server was very nice, but did not check up on us enough! They did make a special drink upon request which was great!
  29. BB

    BrenaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was perfect we were sat upstairs got to watch the sunset the staff was great and friendly overall great experience!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Little loud, but great spot for a date.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience1
    Very pricy for the level of product and service. Well decorated new restaurant, but the outdoor seating was unable to filter out late afternoon direct sunshine, so it was very hot and miserable. You need sunscreen to eat outside.
  32. AP

    AndreaP

    Tahoe

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The Water Bar is good for special events but way to expensive for everyday dining. Lunch cost me $35 and dinner cost me $65 for just me.....1 person. Ice Tea is $5.75 a glass! Again, another place that caters to the rich Californians but nothing that the locals can really afford.
  33. DN

    DateNight

    Tahoe

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    The kitchen has a nice Mediterranean slant and always has top quality veggies
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Patio dining experience was lovely. Food arrived in a timely manner and the drinks were delicious.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    The quality of the food did not reflect the cost.
  36. h

    hungry4bread

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    I think your menu is priced too high. I know several people that will not eat there because of the prices. Our server was good but her uniform and shoes were dirty. I look at everything!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were looking for a nice place to have a dinner out at the end of a long RV road trip. This place was walking distance from where we were staying at the Shasta Marina RV Park. Beautiful setting on the water. Well rounded menu with something for everyone. My husband is a bit of a foodie and he was very pleased with the steak and lobster. HUGE lobster tails. Efficient and friendly service. Could be dressy or casual. A bit noisy with some loud music and the place was packed. We had hoped to sit outside, but were near the kitchen, which was entertaining for my husband and three teens. Not inexpensive, but good portions and delicious food. Would love to return another time!
  38. J

    Jellyfish

    San Francisco

    44 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Service was great. Foods are ok. We expected more for the price. Nothing really special. We enjoyed the dinner. It was ok
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and the service was amazing!! Brandon was our server and he was very attentive, professional and friendly! We had a wonderful experience. The entire staff was super kind and worked as a team. We will definitely be back again. The view of the mountains and the marina is absolutely stunning!
  40. TB

    TylerB

    Tahoe

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Drinks were so good I couldn’t see to close out my check and I need to go back to leave a better tip. Food was decent, and the server was awesome. Had a blast!

FAQs

Sparks Water Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 603 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today
Google Map for Sparks Water Bar

325 Harbour Cove Dr suite 101, Sparks, NV 89434

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Sparks

  • Cuisines

    American, Contemporary American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Executive chef

    Chef Shawn Roe

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access

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