This iconic restaurant and lounge is a must see for any Vegas tourist. Not only does it dish up some fantastic home cooked meals, but it has also seen guest like Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. This is Las Vegas old style. While they serve lunch and dinner as well, what you really want to stop in for is the breakfast. This place has got all your favorite breakfast dishes plus a few surprises (crab cakes anyone?) And don’t forget to drop by in the morning for their famous homemade Bloody Mary.
Best Las Vegas Restaurants
La CaveBest Tapas
This edgy restaurant has two main goals: give you the best wine tasting experience in Vegas and match that wine with an impeccable small-dish menu. They deliver on both accounts. Chef Billy DeMarco has designed an array of American and international inspired small-plate dishes perfect for enhancing your wine palette. Dishes are arranged by categories, including from the sea, from the garden, from the oven, from the farm, and more, and each genre of food is fully of mouth-watering options for your perfect evening meal.
Tacos el GordoBest Mexican
Locals and tourist agree that this is the place to be for authentic Mexican food on the Vegas strip. This family-friendly restaurant serves up a huge range of variety from everyday steak to exotic cow tongue, shoulder, and tripe tacos. And don't worry about that money lost in the slots. This place will only set you back $2 a taco. Reviewers rave that this place is the "highlight of the Las Vegas trip" and "Best authentic Mexican food!" Bring the kids during the day or party with your friends at 3:00 a.m., whatever the time, this Mexican restaurant has got you covered.
Gordon Ramsay SteakBest American
Never mind that the infamous chef is from England and the restaurant strives to transport guests to London, this is the best American-style restaurant around. Hands down. Splurge and treat yourself to the melt-in-your mouth Beef Wellington or the American Kobe beef sliders. Whatever you choose, you'll wonder how you’ll ever go back. Not only is the food impeccable, but this sleek steakhouse offers each guest an iPad to peruse the menu and every table will experience an innovative steak presentation. But whatever you do, don't leave without tasting Gordon Ramsey’s legendary Sticky Toffee Pudding. Don't worry if you have no clue what that is, just make sure you try it and you will be raving about it for months afterwards.
Think you've tasted Japanese food? Think again. Nobu infuses the art of Japanese cooking with South American and Western flavors in a way that is truly unique. You'll find an impressive menu of cold, hot, and sushi dishes that will have you planning your next visit before your cocktails arrive. This restaurant is quickly becoming the talk of the town as connoisseurs and first-timers agree that Chef Nobu, who was trained in Taiwan, has brought something incredible to the Strip. Time Out New York raves that this is "The best restaurant. Period." And the Observer agrees that Nobu is “the world’s sexiest restaurant." Even Madonna affirms that "You can tell how much fun a city is going to be if it has a Nobu restaurant in it."
Forget takeout, this sexy restaurant reinvents Chinese food. Designed for both Westernized and authentic Chinese palettes alike, Chef Chi Kwun Choi brings all the exotic flavors and robust spices from China to Las Vegas. Go ahead, try and decide what looks the most amazing on the 100-dish menu. We dare you. Maybe it’s the pan-fried beef with sweet ginger and pineapple or the chicken breast with macadamia nuts. Or maybe you will have won’t be able to decide—like the rest of us—and have to try the tasting menu. Whatever you decide, this classy, fine-dining experience is worth a stop on your visit down the strip. Reviewers are calling Blossom the “best Chinese they’ve ever had!”
Todd English PubBest Bar Food
- Location: In the shops at Crystals (3720 Las Vegas Blvd)
- Prices: $$
This pub (public urban bar) is the four-time winner of the James Beard Award, and pretty much the best place to be if you are looking for comfort food at its best. Grab the guys and head down here for ideal game watching, a menu of over 70 beers, and the best prime cuts around. Todd’s takes all the traditional English pub food and transforms them into modern marvels. Keep a look out for Happy Hour (3pm-6pm and 10pm-12am), half price beers, and $2 oysters.
Restaurant Guy SavoyBest French
Rated 5 stars by Forbes Travel Guide and deemed a Michelin 2-star restaurant, this fine French establishment is, in one word, flawless. Restaurant Guy Savoy will transport you to Paris with every taste of Soupe d'artichaut à la truffe noire or sip of fine cognac. The service is the finest in the city, the desserts are mouthwatering, and you won’t be able to resist the famous bread cart, artfully stacked with authentic French baguettes, croissants, and other Heavenly pastries straight from a boulangerie.
Emmy-award winning chef and TV star Giada has opened her first restaurant right here in Las Vegas. Why haven't you been yet? Like the celebrity chef herself, Giada's restaurant is light, open, comfortable, and inviting. If you’ve ever seen her show, you know that she mixes classic Italian with modern, California influences into her cooking, and you won't be disappointed. You can order individual servings or choose to eat family style in the restaurant or on the patio overlooking Bellagio fountains. Indulge in fresh pasta (gluten options available), baked meals (vegan options available), and, of course, amazing desserts (imagine lemon ricotta and sorbets). Don’t wait for this one.
Aquaknox ItalianBest Seafood
Seafood is flown in daily for your dining enjoyment at AquaKnox, and you won't find a better selection of fresh fish anywhere on the Strip. Step out of your comfort zone and sample Skate, Barramundi, and Moon Fish. For the refined palette, try world-class caviar, lobster, and crab. If you aren't so keen on seafood, don't worry, they have prime cuts of steak to satisfy your hunger. The Las Vegas Examiner gave AquaKnox a 6-star rating and declares it is "knocking on the door to be one of Las Vegas' flagship restaurants."