Carson Valley’s Signature Appetizer For 2017: ‘BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders’ — The Grill Next Door

Posted By on April 3, 2017

Staff Reports · 2 min read

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Carrying 52 percent of the vote, The Grill Next Door in the Gardnerville Ranchos defended its CVT App Wars title with its “BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders.”

We have created a virtual throwdown among Valley restaurants, seeking out the signature dishes Carson Valley has to offer (you can see the results here).

Up next month, we’ll renew our search for Carson Valley’s Signature Breakfast.



Grill Next Door: “BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders”


1302 Langley Drive, Suite 3, Gardnerville Ranchos, 775-265-8841

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Homemade coleslaw, hand-crafted pulled pork in house barbecue sauce with a Carolina-style tinge, and French-fried onions on a Hawaiian sweet roll. Not much more needs to be said.

Overland Restaurant & Pub: “Deep Fried Cheese Curds”


1451 Highway 395, Gardnerville; 775-392-1369 

Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.; 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat.; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday

Julio’s Restaurant: “Crab Cakes”


1328 Highway 395, Gardnerville

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 7 a.m.-2 p.m. breakfast and lunch. Tuesday-Thursday 4:30-8:30 p.m. dinner; Friday-Sunday 4:30-9 p.m.

Since opening in October, the restaurant has been quietly making a name for itself with its fine steaks and seafood. The crab cakes were one of several vote recipients on their menu.

Philadelphia Restaurant & Sandwich Company: “Meatballs & Garlic Toast”


1281 Kimmerling Road, Suite 11, Gardnerville Ranchos, 775-392-3370

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

The meatballs are made fresh every day with ground beef, ground pork and topped with house marinara and cheese, served with toast.

Honorable Mentions

CV Steak: “Sampler Platter”

Francisco’s Mexican Restaurant: “Nachos Deluxe”

Minden Meat & Deli: “Chili Cheese Beer Batter Fries”

Khristopher’s Ristorante: “Bruschetta Milan”

Chicago Mike’s: “Grit Stix”

The Corner Bar: “Stuffed Mushrooms”

Katie’s Country Kitchen: “Tater Skins”

Cocomoe’s Q: “Barbed Wire Beans”

Flight: “Bruschetta”