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Welcome to MidTown! This neighborhood is conveniently located between South Virginia Street and Holcomb Ave.

Midtown is a special part of Reno. It's a commercial-centric corridor in the center of town that parallels Virginia and Center Streets, just south of downtown, from about Liberty Street to Mt. Rose Street. Featuring an eclectic range of businesses from one-of-a-kind restaurants to mom-and-pop hardware stores, Midtown is the most small-business-dense section of Reno. A wide range of businesses front Center Street, including Maytan Music Center, Achieve Fitness, Crystal Springs, Aspen Electric, GuiDenby, Rose's Cafe, and more. A block or so off Center Street but still in the MidTown district you will find even more eclectic businesses, such as the highly acclaimed Junkee Clothing Exchange, Sup Restaurant, MidTown Eats, Creme and a group of highly regarded tattoo, body piercing and skate shops. On the southern edge of MidTown, you'll find a newly renovated shopping center on the corner of Virginia and Mt. Rose, featuring the new home of Sushi Pier 2, a great bookstore, Zephyr Books, and more.

Also in this area is Stremmel Gallery, LouLou's Cafe, the original Silver Peak perched up on its hill, and Chapel Lounge, known for their custom cocktails.

Midtown comprises a unique combination of businesses re-using historic homes for businesses and new modern construction that blend into the neighborhood. Some of Reno's best kept secrets are in Midtown, as well as some more recognizable names. I live on the edge of this district, and can confidently say it's a safe, clean neighborhood that has something missing out in the burbs; character and soul.

 

Aces Tattoo

Aces Tattoo

681 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314


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Tattoo shop in midtown

Biggest Little City Club

Biggest Little City Club

188 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-322-2480

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Live music, movies, nostalgic

Black Hole Body Piercing

Black Hole Body Piercing

912 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-329-6010

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percings and body piercings

Brewer's Cabinet

Brewer's Cabinet

475 South Arlington
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-348-7481

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brew pub and restaurant

Caliber Salon & Spa

Caliber Salon & Spa

141 East Pueblo
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-284-8620

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Neighborhood salon in midtown

CEOL Irish Pub

CEOL Irish Pub

538 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-329-5558

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Best Irish bar in Reno.

Chapel Tavern

Chapel Tavern

1099 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-772-1969

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neighborhood tavern

Cheese Board

Cheese Board

247 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-323-3115

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Sandwiches, Salads

Chez Louie

Chez Louie

160 West Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-284-2921

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Fine Dining, French

Classic Skate Shop

Classic Skate Shop

677 South Virginia
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-287-2600

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Skate Shop

Craft Wine and Beer

Craft Wine and Beer

22 Martin Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-622-4333

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Craft beer and wine

Creme

Creme

25 St Lawrence Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-348-0571

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Delicious crepes and more

Crimson Hair Studio

Crimson Hair Studio

855 South Center Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-348-1418

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Midtown salon

Dressed Like That

Dressed Like That

711 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-742-2931

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Retro pin-up fashion

Forever Yung Hair Studio

Forever Yung Hair Studio

120 Thoma Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-348-2500

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Beauty services

Good Luck MacBeth Performing Arts Theater

Good Luck MacBeth Performing Arts Theater

713 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-322-3716

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Boutique theater in Midtown

Hub Coffee Co

Hub Coffee Co

26 Cheney Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-323-3482

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Neighborhood Coffee and More

Isles Tea Shop and Gifts

Isles Tea Shop and Gifts

809 South Center Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-384-1804

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Celtic Gifts and Food

Junkee Clothing

Junkee Clothing

960 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-322-5865

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Retail Used Clothing

Lime Spa

Lime Spa

895 South Center Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-825-5463

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Day Spa in Midtown

Little House On Center

Little House On Center

725 South Center Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-329-7673

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Intimate Sandwich Shoppe

Mandala Massage Supply

Mandala Massage Supply

733 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314


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Massage Supply

Melting Pot World Emporium

Melting Pot World Emporium

1049 South Virginia St
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-322-9445

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Unique retail gifts, Burner central

Michael's Deli

Michael's Deli

628 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-322-2323

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Deli, Sandwiches, famous

MidTown Eats

MidTown Eats

719 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-324-3287

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Amazing food!

Neon Dragonfly

Neon Dragonfly

214 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-737-9780

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Lamps, Women's Clothing

Nevada Discovery Museum

Nevada Discovery Museum

490 South Center Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-786-1000

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Children's Museum

Nevada Museum of Art

Nevada Museum of Art

160 West Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-329-3333

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Art Museum

Never Ender

Never Ender

119 Thoma Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-348-9440

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Boutique clothing and more

Newman's Deli

Newman's Deli

20 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-348-8884

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Old School downtown deli.

Nick's Greek Deli

Nick's Greek Deli

600 S Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-786-9613

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Gyros, Greek Food

Pegs Glorified Ham and Eggs

Pegs Glorified Ham and Eggs

420 South Sierra Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-329-2600

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Breakfast

Penny's Midtown Merchantile

Penny's Midtown Merchantile

675 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-737-9557

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Unique finds and treasures

Picasso and Wine

Picasso and Wine

20 St. Lawrence Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-360-6135

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Painting While Drinking!

Polyesters Costume Boutique

Polyesters Costume Boutique

655 South Virginia Reno
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-420-5050

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Seamstress - Unique Costumes

Recycled Records

Recycled Records

822 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-826-4119

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Used Record Store

Reno Little Theater

Reno Little Theater

147 East Pueblo
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-329-0661

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Boutique theater

Reno Public House

Reno Public House

33 St. Lawrence
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-555-5663

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Cool eclectic crowd

Shea's Tavern

Shea's Tavern

715 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-786-4774

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Irish Pub

Sundance Book Store

Sundance Book Store

121 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-786-1188

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Book Store

Sup

Sup

669 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-324-4787

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Home made soups and more

Too Soul Tea Co

Too Soul Tea Co

542 1/2 Plumas St
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-322-2001

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Tea and More

Wedge-A Cheese Shop

Wedge-A Cheese Shop

16 St. Lawrence Avenue
Reno, NV 89501-1314
775-772-4493

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Delicious Cheese Shop


 

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Posted by: Kitty - 11/10/2007 5:46:54 PM
Don't forget Nevada Fine Arts moved in to the old bank building next to State Wide Lighting. They have done a great job.

Posted by: Pops - 11/12/2007 12:05:14 PM
Sup restaurant is in that area too. They are my new favorite lunch place!

Posted by: Dagmar Bohlmann - 12/18/2007 1:47:46 PM
Not to forget the very cool Tahoe Yoga and Wellness Center that opened a year ago above the Spy Shop on S. Virigina. It has established itself as a leader in the Reno world of yoga and continueing education for yoga teachers.

Posted by: Reno Native - 7/10/2008 8:45:51 PM
Please i noticed that you skipped south right over Reno's only Adult Bookstore and Theater, hasn't it been open at 1052 S. Virginia St. for over 30 years or something? Also, here is a tie in... Silver Peak's XXX Blond beer was named after their neighbor to the west, the Adult Bookstore and Theater... as it says on thier beer menu.

Posted by: Juan, Mike's Token Bean Friend - 10/20/2008 8:48:04 AM
You forgot Pirates Tattoo, Evolution Tattoo, Dixie Rose Tattoo and Nightmare Studios (tattoo parlor).. Additionally, you missed Lotus Body Piercing. I guess SoDo is the tattoo/piercing and porn district.. =)

Posted by: Terry - 11/10/2008 5:05:19 PM
How about The Isles, Celtic Gift Shoppe at 809 S Center

Posted by: Rachel - 3/18/2010 6:21:22 PM
We have a great building available for rent in this district--one of the afore-mentioned older buildings being used for businesses (the former site of EcoReno, in the "little green house," located at 18 Stewart Street. It is in a great location, practically across the street from the upcoming location of the Nevada Discovery Museum, which will be breaking ground this summer! It will be available in the next month. Please drive by and check it out if you or someone you know is interested in locating their business in this area!

Posted by: Ryan - 5/22/2010 10:44:29 AM
I was checking out the posts and the Tahoe Welness Center is under new ownership. It is called The Studio Reno. It is a great place for Yoga and offers many different styles and you can view the class schedulde on their site. It offers many types of massage like Thai,Swedish,Shiatsu, and Deep Tissue. They also have the only organic juice bar that I can find in town. It is the best kept secret in Reno. I wish more people knew about it. Here is the link. http://www.thestudioreno.com

Posted by: Penny Rosengrant - 8/18/2011 5:28:13 PM
I love the antique stores around there also, Especially Somewhere In Time, and Julies, and the Fine Arts, a good addition...

Posted by: NV Wax Bar and Spa - 11/24/2011 10:14:27 AM
Just wanted to let you know we have moved into 30 Cheney st right next to The Hub! We are a open concept wax bar offering waxing,mini facials,sunless tanning,lashes and cocktails! All while sitting at the bar enjoy the fireplace with your girlfriend or boyfriend! We carry local organically made products,and hard to find organic products from around the world! There is no set menu for services, every procedure is customized for each guest! We are so excitied to be part of Midtown!

Posted by: Kym padgett - 12/14/2011 8:50:25 AM
Hello there! I am also located in the MidTown. Skin by Kym Beauty & Lash Parlour. Check out my website- skinbykym.com . I offer Eminence Organic skincare, #1 Organic skincare line, Novalash Eyelash Extensions, and full waxing and facial treatments. Please stop by 120 Thoma Street #4, Reno, NV 89501- 348-9606

Posted by: Yung German - 1/5/2012 6:34:41 PM
Forever Yung Hair Studio is a charming, yet professional and exclusive hair studio specializing in color & design to suit the individual's most charismatic qualities. Our philosophy is that every client leave looking and feeling " FABULOUS"! Contact Forever Yung Hair Studio and discuss your beauty needs and experience the revolutionary line of Moroccan Oil. Or, stop by at 120 Thoma Street, #2, Reno, Nevada. For a description of services offered, call Forever Yung Hair Studio at (775) 348-2500.

Posted by: Andrea Mesple, owner Reno Tahoe Thai Massage - 1/23/2012 2:52:45 PM
There is a great building full of amazing massage therapist ranging from traditional thai massage, sports massage, theraputic and swedish massage. Many of the therapists at 712 S. Center St. have been part of midtown for almost 5 years.

Posted by: Penny Beck - 2/1/2012 5:52:50 AM
I am now open in midtown at 675 s. virginia. Penny's Midtown Mercantile with retro, vintage, antique, designer, native american, collectible, seasonal, art and recycled treasures at bargain prices. Come and see us 10-5 monday thru saturday.

Posted by: Lisa Adele Campbell - 2/27/2012 10:36:38 AM
Aroma Bar-Massage Supply-Natural Products So happy to be a part of Reno's business community. Grand Opening of Mandala Massage Supply & Apothecary was 9-15-11 located at 120 Thoma on corner of S.Center. We are more than a massage supply store as we specialize in Aromatherapy, Bottles, Natural Ingredients for soap and cosmetic crafting,and Rejuvenating Spa and Relaxation Products. 322-3252

Posted by: Kathy Rodriguez - 4/4/2012 1:11:58 AM
ACHIEVE Fitness has been on the corner of Center and Moran for over 5 years now. Love this place and the classes! Very inviting and encouraging staff. The owner, Karen, is so passionate about helping other achieve a fit and healthy lifestyle...while having fun!

Posted by: Nicole - 4/17/2012 8:46:23 PM
I am so glad that Reno has really taken it upon themselves to "update" downtown. I definitely hang out down there a lot more now.

Posted by: Melanie Crane - 4/30/2012 5:10:05 PM
Never Ender Boutique and Art Gallery is moving from Cheney St at the end of May, and will be located at 119 Thoma Street at So Center. It is a bigger and better space with separate art gallery and much more. Come and check us out.

Posted by: J Gustav - 5/13/2012 10:52:19 AM
Don't forget about Zephyr Bar, Silver Peak Brewery, or Reno Little Theatre...just to name a few.

Posted by: Kim - 8/20/2012 9:37:25 AM
Hey don't forget your neighborhood Dog Groomers Hand to Paws on plumas and taylor!!!

Posted by: Jonathan - 10/7/2012 4:11:38 PM
Get Recycled Records on that list! Their new store in Midtown is awesome and getting better as they slowly make their relocation from the S. Virginia - Moana area. They rock...

Posted by: Lyndsey - 12/13/2012 1:15:35 PM
Good Luck MacBeth Theater just moved in too, in the old Del Mar Station building. Also, Wedge Cheese Shop, the Public House, the new Chapel, and ACE Hardware.

Posted by: Allison Gorelick - 3/13/2013 5:48:58 PM
We are the newest owners in Midtown, having recently purchased the 62 unit former Casson Apartments at Forest and St. Lawrence - We are in the midst of rebranding the property, Midtown Commons!! We are currently underway on a huge renovation and are restoring the vintage 50s building, including refinishing hardwood floors, new paint, granite slab countertops and the original tile bathrooms in all units. The property is now non-smoking, has recycling, a community garden, laundry and a gym! The building will be painted in May, along with new signage and a common BBQ area is going in this Summer. Call us to come take a look at moving to Midtown Commons 775.200.2890.

Posted by: anonymous - 4/15/2013 2:18:54 PM
FYI _ Rose's Cafe is closed so who ever keeps the website needs to update it. It was a good sandwich shop.

Posted by: PAULA - 8/16/2013 8:50:54 PM
GREETINGS! I AM CONSIDERING MOVING MY BUSINESS FROM LAKE TAHOE TO MIDTOWN. 98% OF MY CLIENTS HAVE SUGGESTED MIDTOWN AS A SPIRITED AND DEVELOPING AREA WHICH THEY FEEL WOULD BE A GOOD MATCH FOR MY COMMUNITY, ARTISTIC, AND FRIENDLY - SPIRITED BOUTIQUE. I AM RESEARCHING THE POSSIBILITY OF SHARING A SPACE WITH A GALLERY OR SPA TO BOTH CREATE A MORE ENTICING DYNAMIC AND TO SECURE A MORE AFFORDABLE RENT. I HEAR OF SOME INCENTIVE PROGRAMS FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND ARTISTS, AND WOULD LIEK TO LEARN MORE. I WELCOME SUGGESTIONS. PLEASE EMAIL ME AT LENIKI.BOUTIQUE@GMAIL.COM WITH ANY CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK YOU MIGHT CHOOSE TO SHARE. THANK YOU! :)

Posted by: PAULA - 8/16/2013 8:51:11 PM
GREETINGS! I AM CONSIDERING MOVING MY BUSINESS FROM LAKE TAHOE TO MIDTOWN. 98% OF MY CLIENTS HAVE SUGGESTED MIDTOWN AS A SPIRITED AND DEVELOPING AREA WHICH THEY FEEL WOULD BE A GOOD MATCH FOR MY COMMUNITY, ARTISTIC, AND FRIENDLY - SPIRITED BOUTIQUE. I AM RESEARCHING THE POSSIBILITY OF SHARING A SPACE WITH A GALLERY OR SPA TO BOTH CREATE A MORE ENTICING DYNAMIC AND TO SECURE A MORE AFFORDABLE RENT. I HEAR OF SOME INCENTIVE PROGRAMS FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND ARTISTS, AND WOULD LIEK TO LEARN MORE. I WELCOME SUGGESTIONS. PLEASE EMAIL ME AT LENIKI.BOUTIQUE@GMAIL.COM WITH ANY CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK YOU MIGHT CHOOSE TO SHARE. THANK YOU! :)


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