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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  • 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!

    A Google User Avatar
    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!

    Charlie Hyatt Avatar
    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

    Johnboy1253 Avatar
    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
    4/09/2020
  • 5 star ratingBest quiche in town! We love the Wet Hen for breakfast and lunch. Their quiche is excellent! The sandwiches are also great, my favorite is the meatloaf sandwich when they have it on the... read more

    Christine F Avatar
    Christine F
    4/09/2020

    5 star ratingFriendly, French and delicious! This little cafe has wonderful breakfast and lunch, they also do catering. The simple food has a French flair and the room is casual and inviting. I especially love that... read more

    Inspire21247311622 Avatar
    Inspire21247311622
    4/09/2020

    5 star ratingGreat food, great service This has been one of our go-to breakfast places in the Reno/Sparks area. The crepes are the best!!! The clam chowder takes me back to the east coast. That is... read more

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    pattigee1
    4/09/2020
  • I found this cozy place during a random lunch errand on Wednesday, March 4th 2020. There was a nice flow of customers into and out of the restaurant. I... read more

    Chris Hilton Avatar
    Chris Hilton
    3/04/2020

    I found this cozy place during a random lunch errand on Wednesday, March 4th 2020. There was a nice flow of customers into and out of the restaurant. I... read more

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    A Google User
    3/04/2020

    I had to try this interestingly named place after work around 7am.
    The food was great! I was sat down quickly, looked at the weird chicken figurines, and ate a...
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    David skalecki
    2/14/2020
  • Immediately upon entering this cozy nook I was greeted with a smile and the question of take out (where you'd be directed to comfy looking chairs after ordering) or dine... read more

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    Samantha Bernardy
    2/08/2020

    Immediately upon entering this cozy nook I was greeted with a smile and the question of take out (where you'd be directed to comfy looking chairs after ordering) or dine... read more

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    A Google User
    2/08/2020

    Cute, homey, healthy, home made and delicious. Daily specials. Good help yourself coffee. Get the card for a frequent eater discount.

    John Wait Avatar
    John Wait
    2/01/2020

  • 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!

    A Google User Avatar
    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!

    Charlie Hyatt Avatar
    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

    Johnboy1253 Avatar
    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

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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 - Fri  7 AM - 2:30 PM
Sat & Sun 7 AM - 2 PM
Closed Mondays