It’s that time of year again for a backyard BBQ in Reno with friends and family members. The sounds of meat cooking on the grill, children laughing, and birds chirping will soon fill the air. We love how backyard barbecues can bring the community together. That’s why we put together a list of some of our favorite local businesses and shops to help you host an unforgettable party this summer. So, kick back, relax, and happy barbecuing. 

8 Local Shops To Help You Host The Best Backyard BBQ In Reno This Summer

Blue Ribbon Meat & Butcher Shop

If you’re looking for specialty items to serve at your backyard BBQ in Reno this summer, then Blue Ribbon Meat & Butcher Shop has just what you need. With hand-made sausages made from fresh ground pork and premium spices, there’s no way you can go wrong. Blue Ribbon is not your average meat deli. Have your big game meats processed for you after a big adventure, or order the perfect side of cream-cheese-filled bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers. 

Butcher Boy Meat Market


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When visiting Butcher Boy Meat Market, you can support Northern Nevada’s local foodshed while choosing from a wide selection of high-quality meat and seafood items. As a family-owned business, this butcher shop has served the Reno community for more than 80 years and values traditional relationships. From hand-cut steaks to lamb chops to roasts, Butcher Boy has something for every chef, food lover, and grillmaster out there.

Craft Wine & Beer


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Let’s face it—what’s a backyard BBQ in Reno without your favorite afternoon libations? Craft Wine & Beer offers an extensive variety of craft beer, wine, sake, spirits, and more. This small bottle shop and bar is located in the heart of midtown and has just the right amount of charm. With hundreds of affordable and specialty products to choose from, you’ll be the most popular person at the party this summer.

Josef’s Vienna Bakery & Café

Reno’s original bakery, Josef’s Vienna Bakery & Café, offers a daily selection of fine European style artisan bread, pastries, and cakes. Whether you’re craving french rolls, rye bread, or light sourdough, you can find the perfect accompaniment to any dinner here. But don’t forget about dessert. This bakery has seasonal fresh and hand-crafted pies made with love and no preservatives.

Ponderosa Meat & Provision Co.

From a small start-up to a full-service butcher shop, Ponderosa Meat & Provision Co. has served the Reno community for more than 40 years. This family-owned company takes pride in its Northern Nevada roots and provides customers with top-quality products from local farms and ranches. So, if you’re looking for fresh cuts, wholesale pricing, and more great deals, then Ponderosa Meat & Provision Co. is the right place for you.

Sierra Meat & Seafood


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Impress your guests this summer by adding surf and turf to the menu. Sierra Meat & Seafood is Northern Nevada’s largest seafood supplier that offers customers wild and sustainably farmed products. With a 7,000 square foot processing facility, this seafood and butcher shop uses state-of-the-art steak cutting and grinding equipment. You’ll have no trouble deciding what will be on the center of your plate. Sierra Meat & Seafood has some of the highest-quality protein options in the region.

Sierra Gold Seafood

Sierra Gold Seafood is your one-stop shop for fresh fish and quality seafood. For more than a decade, the family-owned company has supplied seafood to restaurants, grocers, chefs, and home cooks in Northern Nevada and Northern California. The seafood marketplace and wholesale seafood are sought out by businesses looking for top seafood suppliers. At the retail fish market, customers will find sustainable fish of a number of varieties and seafood such as shellfish, king salmon, and sushi-grade seafood. The seafood market also offers rare ingredients, frozen seafood, and the right tools to create a gourmet meal. For the freshest seafood at the best price, Sierra Gold Seafood is the only choice.

Urban Market

If you’re running late, then you can find everything you need for your summer BBQ in Reno at Urban Market. Located in downtown Reno, this biggest little city market is more than a grocery store. It’s a coffee bar, beer-and-wine cave, and sandwich shop dedicated to providing customers with fresh and locally produced goods. Whether you’re missing one ingredient or need to fill the fridge, Urban Market is the center for convenience and over-the-top customer service.

At Dickson Realty, we’re dedicated to helping you live your best life in Northern Nevada—including hosting the best BBQ in Reno. To learn more local insight about the area, contact one of our community experts today.