Current  Hours:
Tue - Sun 7AM - 2PM
Closed Mondays

Open for Dining 

Takeout - Pick Up  
775-657-8880

Serving Breakfast & Lunch

Tue – Sun 7 AM – 2 PM

Closed Mondays

Phone in your order Now! 775-657-8880     3979 South McCarran Blvd, Reno, Nevada

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775-657-8880

3979 South McCarran Blvd, Reno, Nevada

 

Rustic Good Food With a French Twist!

Welcome to our roost! We specialize in breakfast and lunch and pride ourselves on providing rustic good food with a French twist!

We have developed all of our own recipes and bake/cook everything on our menu fresh just for you! From our soups and salad dressings to our quiche and baked goods, we put that personal handmade touch on everything. We even roast whole turkeys fresh every day for out gourmet sandwiches!

Where Did the Name “Wet Hen Cafe” Come From…

If you’ve ever ben so mad your fists are clenched, your teeth are grinding, and you could feel steam blasting out of your ears, you’ve experienced being “madder than a wet hen”.

So where does it come from? And why would it be used to represent a quaint little American cafe with a French flair?

“Madder than a Wet Hen” is an American expression that seemed to originate in the south. It’s popular in rural and farming communities where the behavior of chickens is common knowledge. Why? That’s easy.
Chickens and water just don’t mix.

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  • I have eaten here a few times. It is very good. Its small and quiet. It is very clean and they sell cookies, muffins and pie. I like pie.

    Tyler Norona Avatar
    Tyler Norona
    11/17/2020

    Some of the best gravy I've ever had. Potatos are top notch too. This is my #1 Reno breakfast spot.

    Tony Robertson Avatar
    Tony Robertson
    11/10/2020

    If you don’t come here you will regret not ever knowing the egg man. Do it you won’t. Ha ha ha I love this place.

    Diego Avila Avatar
    Diego Avila
    11/08/2020
  • Absolutely the best fresh cooked juicy turkey I've have ever in my life. I don't know how they do it but it is OUT OF THIS WORLD, and awesome cookies... read more

    Dori Goetze Avatar
    Dori Goetze
    10/30/2020

    Food's great. But makes things even better is the personal warmth that the owners exude. I felt like I was in their home instead of their restaurant. I took my... read more

    Gabrielle Smith Avatar
    Gabrielle Smith
    10/23/2020

    The staff was friendly and courteous. The food was the BOMB!!! The Caramel Macchiato was better than the one I got from Starbucks.

    Linnette Robinson Avatar
    Linnette Robinson
    10/20/2020
  • 5 star ratingBest breakfast Best breakfast we had in Reno. Don and Jackie made the experience extra special.

    The quiche was delicious.

    Jet14003615457 Avatar
    Jet14003615457
    9/27/2020

    Great breakfast! One of my favorite places for a good breakfast! I will be back sometime soon!

    Brad Bloesser Avatar
    Brad Bloesser
    9/24/2020

    Lovely little Cafe. Good food. Excellent service. One of my favorites.

    Kay Griffith Avatar
    Kay Griffith
    9/24/2020
  • super friendly family owned spot.
    I go out of my way to drop my UPS shipments here so i can get a kickin chicken!

    Ned P Avatar
    Ned P
    9/04/2020

    super friendly family owned spot.
    I go out of my way to drop my UPS shipments here so i can get a kickin chicken!

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    A Google User
    9/04/2020

    The Wet Hen is a delightful place to enjoy deliciously prepared meals! I applaud them for the experience they provide while complying with Covid restrictions!

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    Charlie Hyatt
    9/02/2020
  • The Wet Hen is a delightful place to enjoy deliciously prepared meals! I applaud them for the experience they provide while complying with Covid restrictions!

    A Google User Avatar
    A Google User
    9/02/2020

    Good food and staff is super friendly. A bit pricey

    Don Holley Avatar
    Don Holley
    9/02/2020

    4 star ratingStrange ordering practices This is a pretty small establishment. There were seats inside and out. You are directed to a table, handed a menu, then told to go to counter to order and... read more

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    Johnboy1253
    8/30/2020
  • I got the eggs Benedict and gravey over my potatoes sooo good

    marc hornbake Avatar
    marc hornbake
    7/31/2020

    Social distancing maintained by seating arrangements and all masked workers/manager were so nice. Great omelette! Very clean.

    Ellen Townsend Avatar
    Ellen Townsend
    7/26/2020

    Best ommlet in years! Super friendly staff

    Martin Hauser Avatar
    Martin Hauser
    6/08/2020
  • I just tried this place. Best Omelets and potatoes in town with curbside pick up. This is my new breakfast restaurant.

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    LakeTahoeGem .
    5/05/2020

    I just tried this place. Best Omelets and potatoes in town with curbside pick up. This is my new breakfast restaurant.

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    LakeTahoeGem
    5/05/2020

    5 star ratingBEST LOCAL OWNED BREAKFAST-LUNCH PLACE IN TOWN If you like awesome home made breakfast, lunch or pastries visit the WET HEN. Local owned and operated. Brandon and the family will take excellent care of you. LOVE, LOVE,... read more

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    puppyluvrx
    4/12/2020
  • 5 star ratingPerfect easy lunch! I work around the corner and this is the best place to get a good lunch nice and quick. The cookies got me!

    Gina_Izykowski Avatar
    Gina_Izykowski
    4/09/2020

    5 star ratingGreat service awesome staff We are frequent customers, food is ready quickly and staff is friendly...Mom and Pop style. Best breakfast potatoes in town!

    mfritz1998 Avatar
    mfritz1998
    4/09/2020

    5 star ratingGreat Food My wife and I ordered 2 gobbler turkey sandwiches and they were absolutely delicious. My wife especially loved the cranberry sauce they put on the top of the sandwich made... read more

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    nhbornandraised
    4/09/2020
  • 5 star ratingHome Cooking I love this little spot for lunch. It is very much like a good home cooked meal. The workers are all so nice. I have heard it has great breakfast,... read more

    jefstratis Avatar
    jefstratis
    4/09/2020

    5 star ratingGreat Place They have home cooking as good or better than what I used to have at home with my mother. My mother was a fantastic cook and baker.

    motorbox2 Avatar
    motorbox2
    4/09/2020

    5 star ratingGREAT home prepared foods. We LOVE this intimate cozy friendly restaurant. The food is fabulous. The staff is friendly and - fast.
    We tend to frequent it as often as possible - and we...
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    twocrowsnest Avatar
    twocrowsnest
    4/09/2020

  • I have eaten here a few times. It is very good. Its small and quiet. It is very clean and they sell cookies, muffins and pie. I like pie.

    Tyler Norona Avatar
    Tyler Norona
    11/17/2020
  • Some of the best gravy I've ever had. Potatos are top notch too. This is my #1 Reno breakfast spot.

    Tony Robertson Avatar
    Tony Robertson
    11/10/2020
  • If you don’t come here you will regret not ever knowing the egg man. Do it you won’t. Ha ha ha I love this place.

    Diego Avila Avatar
    Diego Avila
    11/08/2020
  • Absolutely the best fresh cooked juicy turkey I've have ever in my life. I don't know how they do it but it is OUT OF THIS WORLD, and awesome cookies... read more

    Dori Goetze Avatar
    Dori Goetze
    10/30/2020
  • Food's great. But makes things even better is the personal warmth that the owners exude. I felt like I was in their home instead of their restaurant. I took my... read more

    Gabrielle Smith Avatar
    Gabrielle Smith
    10/23/2020
  • The staff was friendly and courteous. The food was the BOMB!!! The Caramel Macchiato was better than the one I got from Starbucks.

    Linnette Robinson Avatar
    Linnette Robinson
    10/20/2020
  • 5 star ratingBest breakfast Best breakfast we had in Reno. Don and Jackie made the experience extra special.

    The quiche was delicious.

    Jet14003615457 Avatar
    Jet14003615457
    9/27/2020
  • Great breakfast! One of my favorite places for a good breakfast! I will be back sometime soon!

    Brad Bloesser Avatar
    Brad Bloesser
    9/24/2020
  • Lovely little Cafe. Good food. Excellent service. One of my favorites.

    Kay Griffith Avatar
    Kay Griffith
    9/24/2020

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Address:
3979 S. McCarran Blvd

Tel: 775-657-8880
Fax: 775-657-9944

Email: info@wethencafe.com

Our Business Hours

Tue - Sun  7 AM - 2:00 PM
Closed Mondays