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Awards and Accolades

The Eldorado is committed to serving our guests with the highest level of quality, but there's no need to take our word for it - our awards and accolades say it all.

Overall

Northern Nevada Business Weekly Best in Business Awards

  • Most Influential: Thought Leaders in Northern Nevada, Gary Carano, Chairman and CEO
  • Most Diverse: Workforce Diversity 

Restaurants

Overall

  • American Culinary Federation "Achievement of Excellence Award" – 2007

Reno News & Review

  • Best Female Casino Bartender, Nicole Barker of Cin Cin – 2011, 2013
  • Best Female Casino Bartender, Annalisa Huante of Cin Cin – 2012, 2014
  • Best Male Casino Bartender, Freddy Sanchez of Bar Centro – 2012, 2014

 

    The Brew Brothers® 

    Nevada Magazine

    • “Best Brewpub” – 2008
    • "Area’s Best Saloon” – 1999-2005
    • “Best Brewpub in Northern Nevada” – 2002-2005
    • Nightclub and Bar Magazine “Best Brewpub in America” – 1999
       

    Reno Gazette-Journal

    • “Best Micro Brew” – 2000, 2002, 2005, 2008
    • “Best Beer Selection” – 2003, 2005, 2008
    • “Best Microbrewery” – 2005
    • “Best Place for Live Music” – 2005, 2008
    • “Best Meet Market” – 2005
    • “Best Pizza” – 2008
    • Casino Players Magazine "Best Burger Joint" - 2018
    • Casino Players Magazine “One of Region’s Best Hotel Bars” – 2003

    Reno Magazine

    • “Best Bartender” – 2005
    • “Best Locally Brewed Beer” – 2005

    Reno News & Review

    • “Best Place for Live Music” – 2005, 2006
    • “Best Beer Selection” – 2006
    • “Best Microbrew” – 2006, 2008
    • “Best Casino Bar” – 2009-2010, 2012-2013
    • “Best Club DJ: DJ Chris English” – 2010
    • “Best Place to Meet Singles” - 2013
    • "Best Casino Band" Audioboxx - 2014

    Brewers Association World Beer Cup

    • “Gold Medal for Redhead Amber Ale” – 2006
    • “Bronze Medal for Barleywine” – 2006
    • “Silver Medal for Redhead Amber Ale” – 2008
    • “Bronze Medal for Wild Card Wheat” – 2008
    • “Silver Medal for Carano Extra” – 2008

    North America Brewers Association

    • “First place Crystal Wheat 100” – 2006
    • “Third place Red Head Amber Ale” – 2006

    Beer Testing Institute World Championship

    • “Wild Card Wheat receives 86 points/highly recommended” – 2007
    • “Carano Extra receives 85 points/highly recommended” – 2008
    • California Brewers Festival: “Silver Medal for Redhead Amber Ale” – 2008

    BuBinga Lounge

    • Casino Player Magazine's "Best Dining and Nightlife Awards"
      • “Best Lounge" - 2013, 2015

    Roxy

    Casino Player Magazine's "Best Dining and Nightlife Awards"

    • "Best Desserts" - 2013, 2015, 2018
    • "Best Place to People Watch" - 2013
    • "Best Place for Cocktails" - 2015
    • OpenTable.com “Diners' Choice Award” – 2011-2012
       
    • Wine Spectator Magazine “Award of Excellence” – 1998-2012
       
    • DiRoNa Award - 1999-2005
       

    Reno News & Review

    • “Best Place for a Romantic Date” – 2004
    • “Best Martini” – 2004-2006, 2009-2010, 2012-2014
    • “Best Wine Selection” – 2005-2006
    • “Best Special Date” – 2005-2006, 2008
    • “Best Place to Blow Your Paycheck” – 2005
    • “Best Place for Romance” – 2005
    • “Best Casino Bar” – 2005
    • “Best Vodka Selection” – 2009, 2013

    Reno Gazette Journal

    • “Best Casino Restaurant” – 2005-2006
    • “Best Place for Romance” – 2005
    • Nevada Magazine “Best Place to take a Date” – 2008
       
    • Reno Magazine “Best Casino Fine Dining” – 2011

    La Strada

    • Casino Player Magazine "Best Italian Restaurant" -2018 
    • OpenTable.com “Diners' Choice Award” – 2011-2012
    • Wine Spectator Magazine “Award of Excellence” – 1993-2012
    • Casino Player Magazine “One of the Best in Town” – 2003
    • DiRoNa Award - 2004-2005
    • Reno Gazette Journal “Best Italian Restaurant” – 2005-2006, 2008
    • Reno Magazine “Best Italian Restaurant” – 2011

    The Buffet

    • Reno News & Review “Best Casino Buffet” – 2002-2005, 2011
       

    Reno Gazette Journal

    • “Best Sunday Brunch” – 2005
    • “Best Casino Buffet” – 2005

    The Prime Rib Grill

    • OpenTable.com “Diners' Choice Award” – 2011-2012

    Millies24

    Casino Player Magazine's "Best Dining and Nightlife Awards"

    • "Best Service" - 2018
    • "Best Late Night Dining" - 2015, 2018

    Tivoli Gardens

    • Reno News & Review “Best Dessert” – 2005-2006, 2008
    • Reno News & Review “Editor's Choice for Best Cheesecake” - 2013

    Entertainment 

    Reno News & Review

    • “Best Casino Show Venue” – 2003, 2008-2009
    • “Best Casino Show ‘Le Grand Cirque’” – 2010
    • “Best Casino Show ‘Illuminaire’” – 2010
    • “Best Casino Show ‘Man in the Mirror’” – 2012
    • "Best Casino Show 'Dance Inferno'" - 2014

    Reno Gazette Journal

    • “Best Production Show ‘Spirit of the Dance’” – 2004
    • “Best Casino Show ‘Balagan’” – 2006
    • “Best Casino Show ‘Floorplay’” – 2008

    Nevada Magazine

    • “Reno’s Best Show ‘Broadway! A Star-Spangled Celebration’” – 2004
    • “Best Casino Show Venue” – 2010
    • “Best Casino Show ‘Benise – Nights of Fire!’” – 2012

    Gaming

    • Reno News & Review “Best Poker Room” – 2003
    • Best Casino Promotion - Power Pennies - 2013

    Reno Gazette Journal

    • “Luckiest Place to Gamble” – 2006
    • "Best Table Games" – 2008

    Strictly Slots Magazine

    • “Best Slot Club” – 2018
    • “Best Slot Club Promotions” – 2018
    • "Best Video Poker" – 2018
    • "Best Nickel Slots" – 2018 
    • "Best Quarter Slots" – 2018 
    • "Best $5+ Slots" – 2018
    • "Best Overall Casino" – 2018
    • "Best Variety of Slots" – 2018
    • "Best Reel Slots" – 2018
    • "Best Video Slots" – 2018
    • "Best Penny Slots" – 2018
    • "Best 50-cent Slots" – 2018
    • "Best High-end Slot Area" – 2018
    • "Casino Where You Feel Luckiest" – 2018
    • "Best Comps" – 2018
    • "Best Players Club Lounge" – 2018
    • “Best Slot Hosts” – 2010
    • “Best Cocktail Service” – 2010
    • “Best of Slots” – 2014

    Casino Player Magazine

    • “Best Hosts” – 2014
    • "Best Comps" – 2014
    • "Best Table Game Tournament" – 2014
    • "Best Slot Tournament" – 2014
    • "Casino Where You Feel the Luckiest" – 2014
    • "Best Video Poker" – 2014
    • "Best Blackjack" – 2014
    • "Best Craps" – 2014
    • "Best Roulette" – 2014
    • "Casino with the Best Website - 2014
    • "Casino with the Best Facebook Page" – 2014 

    Reno Gazette Journal

    • “Luckiest Place to Gamble” – 2006
    • "Best Table Games" – 2008

    Hotel

    • The Expedia Insiders’ Select™ List – 2010
       
    • Association of Fundraising Professionals “Outstanding Corporation” Award – 2011 
       
    • Travelocity Excellence Award - 2011
       
    • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - 2012
       
    • Booking.com "Award of Excellence" - 2015
       

    Casino Player Magazine

    • “Best Hotel Staff” – 2014
    • "Best Suites" – 2014

    Nightlife 

    Roxy's Bar and Lounge

    Casino Player Magazine "Best of Dining and Nightlife" Awards

    • “Best Lounge” – 2014

    Marketing

    • Adrian Award – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International 2010
       
    • Davey Award – International Academy of the Visual Arts 2010
       
    • ACE Award – American Marketing Association, Web Marketing & Social Media 2011
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