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“Pack-friendly Business” Campaign

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The Pack Friendly Business (PFB) Campaign was created in response to the Wolf Pack’s “Best of” results, a survey for students to submit their favorite Reno-Sparks local businesses. PFB partners with local businesses to offer student discounts.

The Wolf Pack’s “Best of” survey is issued out annually. The 2019-2020 results are listed below.

This is an exhaustive list of all the offered student discounts in Reno-Sparks, as well as listing the service provided during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please adhere to the mandatory face covering directive when visiting these locations. These discounts only apply for in-person purchases. Please show your student ID when checking out.

Food + Beverage

Antonio’s Mexican Grill – 15% off
  • Antonio’s Mexican Grill is a family owned business offering jucy tacos, mouth-watering burritos and more!
  • Operations during COVID-19:
  • Dine-in at 50% capacity and takeout available
Archie’s – Loyalty Card (Earn 100 points to receive 10% back)
  • Archie’s has been a Reno tradition since 1995 and offers an all-American menu.
  • Nominated Wolf Pack’s Best Burger, Dinner and Late Night Eatery in 2020.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity and takeout available
Bangkok Cuisine – 10% off
  • Bangkok Cuisine is a popular Thai restaurant in Reno. From curry to pad thai, Bangkok Cuisine serves the best selection of poultry, fish, seafood and
  • Location: 55 Mt. Rose St. Reno, NV 89509
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity, delivery and curbside pickup
  Brother’s Barbecue – 10% off
  • Brother’s Barbecue serves dishes made from family recipes passed down through generations and brings a taste of Texas to Reno!
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity, takeout and delivery
Bueno’s Grill – 10% off
  • Bueno’s Grill serves locally-sourced ingredients to ensure the best quality tacos, burritos, enchiladas and more.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity and takeout
Daily Bagel 15% off
  • The Daily Bagel is home to freshly made bagels. Its bagels are perfected to create a satisfying blend of flavors.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Curbside pickup and delivery
Dutch Bros. – $1 off
  • Loved for its quick and welcoming service, Dutch Bros. offers an abundance of lattes, cold brews, lemonades and more.
  • Locations: 7250 S. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89511 and 4555 S. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89502
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Walk-up and drive-thru
Eclipse Pizza – 10% off
  • Eclipse Pizza offers a menu of flavorful pizzas, salads and calzones.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Curbside pickup and no-contact delivery
FinBomb Sushi – 10% off
  • FinBomb Sushi serves contemporary Japanese and Hawaiian cuisine. Popular for its sushi burritos and poke, FinBomb Sushi serves U.S. Grade A fish fillet cuts.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Takeout and delivery
Hawaiian Time – Student Special – $6.95 Chicken/$7.95 Beef with free drink OR Buy One Get One ½ off
  • Hawaiian Time delivers island flavors to its authentic platters of Mauna Loa Chicken, Kalua Pig and more.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity and takeout
Holey Schmidt Donuts – 10% off
  • Holey Schmidt Donuts prepares fresh, old school and specialty donuts daily.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Walk-ins, pre-order and limited outdoor seating
Ijji – 10% off
  • Each Ijji location serves different specialties from sushi and Korean BBQ to ramen and steakhouse.
  • Nominated as one of the Wolf Pack’s Best Sushi Joints.
  • All Ijji locations offer the student discount.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Ijji Noodle House: dine-in at 50% capacity, curbside pickup and no-contact delivery
    • Ijji Sushi 1: dine-in at 50% capacity, takeout and no-contact delivery
    • Ijji 2: dine-in at 50% capacity
    • Ijji 4: dine-in at 50% capacity, takeout and no-contact delivery
Johnny Rockets at GSR – 15% off
  • Known for its 1950s diner-style flair, Johnny Rockets serves flavorful milkshakes and hand-crafted burgers.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity, takeout and no-contact delivery
Moo Dang – 10% off
  • A family owned business, Moo Dang offers a menu bringing flavors from Thailand to Reno.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in, delivery and takeout available
My Favorite Muffin – 15% off
  • My Favorite Muffin bakes fresh muffins and bagels with the most flavorful ingredients daily.
  • Both of the locations offer the student discount.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Takeout and no-contact delivery
Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes serves decadent cakes for any occasion.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
  • Take-out and online orders.
Pizano’s Pizza – 10% off
  • Pizano’s Pizza crafts its menu items using ingredients from local and abroad suppliers.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in, takeout and no-contact delivery
Squeeze! In – Free side upgrade
  • Squeeze! In is a Reno favorite and was nominated as Wolf Pack’s Best Breakfast in 2020. Its menu ranges from omelettes and benedicts to salads and sandwiches.
  • Nominated as Wolf Pack’s Best Breakfast.
  • Locations: Carson City, Truckee, Northwest, South Reno and Sparks
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Visit Squeeze! In’s website for each location’s operations during COVID-19.
SÜP – 10% off
  • SÜP serves delicious soups, salads and sandwiches.
  • Nominated as Wolf Pack’s Best Lunch and Best of Midtown.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Takeout
Too Soul Tea – 10% off
  • From herbal to oolong tea, Too Soul Tea serves the freshest loose leaf tea.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity and tin refills
Walden’s Coffeehouse – 10% off
  • Walden’s Coffeehouse prepares house-made gourmet dishes with ingredients from local farmers and markets.
  • All three locations offer the student discount.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Mayberry: takeout and delivery
    • Wells: takeout
    • Arlington: dine-in at 50% capacity and takeout
Wild Garlic Pizza & Pub – 10% off
  • Wild Garlic Pizza & Pub serves an abundance of signature pizzas, paninis and salads.
  • Location: 670 Mt. Rose St. Reno, NV 89509
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Dine-in at 50% capacity, takeout and delivery
Yogurt Beach – 10% off
  • Known for its beach-theme setting, Yogurt Beach serves high-quality yogurts and custard.
  • All four locations, excluding GSR, offer the student discount.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Takeout and limited outdoor seating

Clothing

Home Means Nevada Co. – 15% off
    • Formerly known as Reno ENVY, Home Means Nevada Co. designs their clothing and accessories with the spirit of our Battle Born State.
    • Both locations offer the student discount.
Battle Born face covering available
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Limited capacity
  The Nest – 10% off
  • Upcycling enthusiast Tessa Dee Miller handpicks high-quality vintage furniture, decor and clothing.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Limited capacity
Plato’s Closet – 10% off
  • Plato’s Closet purchases and resells trendy clothing throughout each season.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Limited capacity and modified resell protocol
 

Personal Grooming

Nirvana Beauty Lounge – 10% off
  • Nirvana Beauty Lounge specializes in nails, skincare, waxing, eyelash extensions and microblading.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Appointment only
Outsiders Hair – $10 off
  • Outsider’s Hair provides grooming services to guests of all ages.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Visit website for appointment guidelines
Waxing the City 10% off
  • Waxing the City offers facial and body waxing services.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Appointment only
 

Misc.

BaseCamp at Whitney Peak – $12 day pass + free gear
  • BaseCamp at Whitney Peak is home to the Guinness Book of World Record’s “World’s Tallest Artificial Climbing Wall.”
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • By appointment and limited capacity
Big Frog Reno – 10% off t-shirt orders
  • Big Frog Reno is a high-tech manufacturing company providing services to garment designs.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Limited capacity and contact
Midtown Printing Reno – 10% off
  • MidTown Printing is a custom services print company and specializes in graphic design and web development.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Limited capacity and contact
Sierra Water Gardens – 10% off
  • Sierra Water Garden is an indoor nursery and boutique offering a variety of succulents, air plants, terrariums and more.
  • Operations during COVID-19:
    • Limited capacity

Wolf Pack’s “Best of” 2019-2020 Results

Businesses mentioned in this list are not part of  Pack Friendly Business but were nominated for a category in the Wolf Pack’s “Best of” survey.

Pub n Sub – Best Hangout Spot

CoffeeBar – Best Off-Campus Study Spot and Coffee Shop

Blind Onion – Best Pizza

Black Hole – Best Tattoo Parlor

Legends Mall – Best Shopping

Century Riverside Theatre – Best Entertainment Option and Weekly Deals

Hunter Creek Trail – Best Hiking Spot

Urban Roots – Best Nonprofit

Gourmelt – Best Sandwich

Sierra Bella – Best Boutique

Ijji Sushi and Tokyo Sushi – Best Sushi Joint

Mt. Rose – Best Ski and Snowboarding Resort