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Volume XXX
Spring 2017

Good Taste

Lili’s – A Locales Favorite

Lili’s offers great dining with an island flare. Located off Kietzke Lane in Reno, Lili’s is tucked in behind the car wash in Franktown Corners.

Martha Deleon works behind the bar at Lili’s.
Martha Deleon works behind the bar at Lili’s.

On any given day you will see locals of all ages dining at Lili’s, family togethers friends gathering, business and committee meetings, everyone enjoying a good meal. Family owned and operated by TJ Cho, it is not unusual to be greeted at the front door by your first name.

Marsy Kupfersmith celebrates her birthday
Marsy Kupfersmith celebrates her birthday with Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve.

Lili’s is open for breakfast, lunch and mid day dining. The menu includes regular favorites and special dishes. Breakfast offers Steel Cut Oats, Cream of Wheat, and seasonal fruits. A real treat, the Hula Luau gluten free pancake, or your selection of French Toast or Waffle topped with coconut, Macadamia nuts, banana, mangos, apricot sauce with whipped cream and powered sugar ($8.99). There is also the Belgian Waffle ($6.99), Chicken & Waffle ($12.99), and Cinnamon French Toast ($8.99). Egg Benedicts feature Salmon, Chorizo, Crab and the Vegi with green onion, mushroom, tomato and avocado over potatoes ($9.99). Three egg omelets are served with hash browns or home fries, steamed rice, cottage cheese, and sliced tomatoes (or egg white substitute), a filling early morning start. For meat lovers, the Cowboy includes a chopped natural NY Steak, with bell pepper, onion, mushroom, cheddar and Jack cheese, topped with Pico de Gallo and Sour Cream ($13.99). Or the Fiesta Beans, Chili, topped with Spanish Sauce, Pico de Gallo, Sour cream and Tortilla Chips ($10.99).

Crab Salad

Lunch offers salads such as the Taco Salad ($10.99), Buffalo Chicken Salad ($10.99), and Caesar Salad ($10.99), with Salmon $12.99. Lili’s island menu features the Kalua Pork Hawaiian BBQ Pulled Pork on steamed rice and macaroni salad ($10.99), the Moku “Island” Teriyaki Bowl – cooked eggs over steamed rice topped with teriyaki sauce and chicken ($10.99), the Gogi Bowlgreens on steamed rice with Korean BBQ spicy pork and teriyaki sauce, and the Spicy Mayo, sesame seed and green onion ($10.99). For the less adventurous there are sandwiches and wraps that include the Jolly Smoked BLT ($10.99), the Ortega Melt with Roast Beef, Turkey or Pastrami on Sourdough with Grilled Cheese ($20.99), the Pastrami Reuben ($10.99), the Tuna Melt (9.99), French Dip ($9.99) and Turkey Club ($10.99). A perfect pairing is a Soup of the Day, the flavor depending on the day of the week.


Lili’s has an open bar that includes draft or bottled beer and cocktails. Catering is also available. For those who simply cannot get enough of Lili’s, there are fun events like the famous Dinner Murder Mysteries, held the 3rd Saturday of each month ( html).

Pastrami on Sourdough

Lilli’s welcomes all Polynesians and Asians: Hawaiians, Tongans, Samoans, Fijians, Micronesian, Filipinos, Japanese, Vietnamese, Singaporeans, Chinese, Taiwanese, all people with ties to the Pacific Rim region and everyone who wants to join the cultural celebration of family and community.

Lili’s is located at 2325 Kietzke Lane, Reno, 89502. They are open daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., for breakfast and lunch, with a full bar. Call 775-826-7777 or visit online at