Carson Valley’s Signature Salad For 2017 — Cafe Girasole’s ‘Field Of Greens With Curry Chicken’

Staff Reports

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — For the third consecutive year, Abby Jo’s Cafe Girasole claimed the title for Carson Valley’s Signature Salad with its “Field of Greens with Curry Chicken” salad.

Cafe Girasole claimed 40 percent of the vote, followed by The Grill Next Door, Minden Meat & Deli and Philadelphia Restaurant & Sandwich Company.

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

Up this month, we’ll be looking for Carson Valley’s signature dessert. Keep an eye out for the nomination round next week.


Salad Wars 2017 Finalists

Café Girasole: “Field of Greens With Curry Chicken”


1483 Highway 395, Gardnerville (775) 782-3314

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Grill Next Door: “Steak and Bleu Cheese Salad”


1302 Langley Drive, Suite 3, Gardnerville Ranchos

Hours: Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Minden Meat & Deli: “Tri Tip Salad”

Photo from Yelp!

Photo from Yelp!

1595 US Highway 395 N, Minden; 775-783-9999

Hours: Monday-Sunday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Philadelphia Restaurant & Sandwich Company: “Strawberry & Goat Cheese Salad”

Philadelphia Strawberry and goat cheese

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

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

Honorable Mentions

JT Basque Bar & Dining Room: “House Salad”

CV Steak: “House Salad”

Wildhorse: “BBQ Chicken Salad”

Flight: “Ahi Salad”

Full Belly Deli: “Chef Salad”

Taildragger: “Wedge Salad”

Overland Restaurant & Pub: “Heirloom Caprese Salad”

Sanchez Ranch Meats: “Salad Bar”


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