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We have a new Jazz Jam poster!

We recently held a poster design competition for a new Jazz Jam poster… and we are so excited to unveil the winning design and artist, congrats Miyu!💥

Current LP Events

Every month, we have a lot going on in Northern Nevada for folks to participate in. Unless specified, our events are free to the community, however, donations are welcome, especially for our student-led events. For event details, our blog feed will generally have a post about a specific event (e.g. Thought on Tap is Back!). […]

Thought on Tap is Back!

Every second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m., the University of Nevada Reno’s Core Humanities Program collaborates with Laughing Planet Reno and the College of  Liberal Arts to co-host a public engagement series designed to showcase research by UNR faculty and graduate students, while having important conversations with our local communities. The first Thought […]

Midtown Construction Update

After months of waiting, the construction near Laughing Planet Midtown, on St. Lawrence Street and Tahoe Street is DONE. Getting to LP Midtown has never been easier. We’ve got new street parking and a fresh evenly paved parking lot. With the University back in session, parking at LPU is limited but LP Midtown is eagerly […]

LP Kids Smoothie Program

Have you heard of our Kids Smoothie program? Let us tell you about it! Basically our kids smoothies benefit great causes and great organizations. For many years, we donated $1.00 of every kids smoothie to the Sanada-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Program. This program is awesome and works tirelessly to help chimpanzees. We’ve loved being able to […]

Happy Hour: Every Day on this Planet

Introducing Laughing Planet’s Happy Hour! Everyday from 3-5 p.m. $3 Tacos $4 Pints $5 Sangria You pick the taco flavor and pair it with your favorite beverage, and it’s still under $10. It doesn’t get better than that!

Composting @ All Reno Locations

How are we keeping the planet healthy, happy and laughing? We’re composting! 🥕🥬💥 Weekly, we drive our electric van to drop off our compost to Reno Food Systems, where they use it to grow the veggies we use in our food! How cool is that? See also: Laughing Planet’s Pillars: Sustainability, Community, and Health and […]

She Is A Natural Leader, Laughing Planet Midtown Store Manager, Anell Dominguez

This is the third interview in an extended series highlighting some of the Laughing Planet staff who make it all happen, day in and day out. We sat down with Anell Dominguez, Store Manager for the Midtown location, and her “coach,” Tim Healion, joined us. One thing the Dominguezes have in common is their passion […]

Laughing Planet + KWNK 97.7FM = 💚🎺🌯🎼🥁🥗📻

We’re excited to announce that we recently became a local business sponsor and partner of KWNK Community Radio. KWNK is a non-profit radio station that champions music and ideas through community-driven, non-commercial radio in Reno and beyond. See also: What is Laughing Planet About: Our 3-Major Pillars Live Jazz Jams on the Radio & Interwebs […]

Kitchen Manager Extraordinaire: Manny Dominguez

This is the second interview in an extended series highlighting some of the Laughing Planet staff who make it all happen, day in and day out. We chatted with Manny Dominguez, Kitchen Manager for both the Midtown and UNR locations on a busy Tuesday morning as he was prepping food for the following day and […]

Five Star Manager: Kelly Dominguez

This is the first of a three-part series highlighting some of the the Laughing Planet staff who make it all happen, day in and day out. We kick this off with Kelly Dominguez who manages the UNR LP. We chatted with Kelly on a Wednesday afternoon, in between peak ordering hours, to get to know […]

5-Year Anniversary Party!

Join Us! You’re invited to Laughing Planet Midtown’s 5-year anniversary party. Saturday, June 15th, 2019 4p.m. – 9p.m. Midtown Reno Location, 650 Tahoe St, Reno, NV (Directions) with live music, hands-on activities for kids, bike valet parking, and 15% of party sales will go toward the effort to change the way children eat and learn through garden-based […]

Let’s finish the semester off strong!

Semester End Jazz Recitals Finally come get your groove on with the semester end jazz recitals May 10th, free admission and all humans welcome. Let’s jam! Thought on Tap Thought on Tap will be finishing up the semester on May 9th at 5:30 pm with the topic of  “The Role of the Humanities in the […]

What is Laughing Planet about?

At Laughing Planet we have three major pillars: sustainability, community, and health and wellness. We work on sustainability to keep Earth in shape, community to make Earth a better place, and health and wellness to keep this wonderful planet, with all of its vibrant life, healthy! Sustainability We want to keep our planet in the […]

Meet the Team!

Hi there! We are the Community Engagement, Outreach and Marketing Team for Laughing Planet Reno. We are the faces and the minds behind the posts you see, blogs you read, and events you attend. We wanted to introduce ourselves, hoping that if you see us you’ll do the same. Our team is made up of […]

Gas is so yesterday, hop on the EV!

Happy Earth Day! We, here, at Laughing Planet want to save the planet. We try to find little things we can do as a business to protect our lovely environment. One of the many things we do to protect the environment is use an electric van instead of a traditional combustible vehicle to bring food […]

Jam with us at Afterjam!

The Reno Jazz Festival is right around corner and we are hosting the official Afterjam party! If you thought last year’s afterjam was great just wait until you see what is in store this year. Join us Friday April, 26th at 10pm for delicious food, good music and great company. All are welcome and encouraged […]

Hey smarty pants!

Thought on Tap is Thursday, April 11 at 5:30p.m. Thought on Tap is a gathering of super cool smart people from the Humanities Department at UNR talking about hot button topics. Don’t be afraid to jump into the conversation! This is an open discussion. This month we are discussing shaping migration and refugee initiatives. What […]

National Burrito Day!

National Burrito Day AKA the best day ever is April 4th! Laughing Planet is known for the best burritos in the galaxy so what better way to celebrate then $2 bean and cheese burritos all day long?! Make it a full meal and order our favorite zappetizer, house made chips and salsa for $2. Okay wait […]


Our mission is simple, fuel a healthy planet through healthy food.

Laughing Planet is a cafe dedicated to changing the planet one burrito at a time! We serve healthy food to fuel healthy thinking, healthy thinking fuels ideas that change the world. That is what we are all about. We want to improve education, environment and our planet.