Best Places to Visit in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas offers a broad range of dining experiences. While
you can find restaurants from just about every
national chain in existence, the Strip in Las Vegas excels at "fine dining."
The list we provide below is focused
on exceptional restaurants that provide excellent service, a high-quality
dining experience, and culinary levels in the stratosphere. It is unlikely that you can find a concentration of food of
this quality that has been prepared by some of the best chefs in the world in any other
city (perhaps, Paris). At least one night while you are in Las Vegas,
you should try a restaurant from this list (and at the prices some of them
charge, one night might be all you can afford).
Use our map of casino-resorts to determine the locations mentioned below, if you want to walk to dinner.
If you are interested in the MGM's fine restaurants, follow this link for more information about these and othersJoël Robuchon - The famous French chef, called the "Chef of the Century" by many, has opened his only fine dining establishment in the United States at the MGM Grand. Robuchon’s gourmet quality food comes at a price, as a six course tasting menu averages $250 per person. (very expensive - also a AAA Five Diamond Award winner.)
L’Atalier de Joël Robuchon – Robuchon’s L”Atalier features causal dining …at a counter where you can watch your gourmet meal being prepared (expensive). There is a bargain fixed menu offered each day at approximately $50 per person.
Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak – mainly known for its Kobe Beef, this restaurant is a classic steakhouse with a great reputation among Las Vegas natives. (expensive).
Emeril’s - one the several restaurants by Emeril Lagasse, the celebrity chef. (Moderate)
Wolfgang Puck American Bar & Grill Wolfgang's restaurants have lost some of their "visibility," but the food remains divine and worth the price.(Moderate)
The Bellagio is the only hotel in the United States with two AAA Five Diamond restaurants (Le Cirque and Picasso). For more information on these restaurants and others at the Bellagio follow this link.
Le Cirque - A fine restaurant perched above the dancing fountains. It specializes in French cuisine. (Expensive) (tie and jacket preferred but not required).
Caesar’s PalaceGuy Savoy - Serves classic French fare and is the only US restaurant of the legendary winner of three Michelin Stars (the restaurant is managed by his son). This version has won the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award. (Very Expensive)
Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grilll
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more details about any of the restaurants at
Wynn's / EncoreSW Steakhouse (Could that SW be Steve Wynn?). In any event, many consider his restaurant the best steakhouse in Las Vegas. (Expensive)
Tableau - Considered
the Wynn's signature restaurant, Tableau serves nouvelle cuisine with just a
hint of French-style preparation.
Sinatra - Classic Italian among memorabilia from Frank's
Mizumi - Specializes in Teppanyaki and features certified, authentic Kobe Beef - only two restaurants in LV do so and both are the Wynn, Also features Robatayaki-style preparation, as well as being renowned for its Sushi. (Moderate to Expensive)
- Sophisticated Chinese from Shanghai with a French influence.
There are some unique treats on the menu. (Moderate to Expensive)
For information on these and other restaurants at Wynn's and Encore, see the official website.
Barmasa features Japanese delicacies by Chief Masyoshi Takayama.
Julian Serrano, named after its signature chef, features native Spanish fare and specializes in Tapas.
addition, we think you will find a lot to like at Sirio (traditional
and contemporary Italian), American Fish by Michael Mina and Jean
Georges Steakhouse. See this page of the Aria website for details
on the collection of
VenetianThe Delmonico Steakhouse, an Emeril Lagasse owned and operated restaurant, that is rapidly gaining a reputation as the best steakhouse in Las Vegas, (Expensive)
Tao Asian Bistro – specializing in Pacific Rim cuisines is one of the “in” places in Las Vegas. It has great food and a very cool (popular) nightclub.. (expensive)
Bouchon – A French Bistro restaurant that has received significant national exposure and rave reviews. You may want to try this for a heavenly but sinful breakfast. (moderate)
For details on these and other fine
restaurants at the Venetian, see the
MirageTom Colicchio's Heritage Steak - a steakhouse, known for its Chef's open flame cooking For more details or to make reservations, click the following link to the Mirage - The Mirage Dining .
Japonais - One of Conde Nast Traveler's "Top 66 Restaurants in
the World." Be prepared for a fusion of east and west,
Planet HollywoodThe Strip House at PH is the Las Vegas instance of the famous New York steakhouse, perennially listed in most lists of the "Top Ten" steak houses in the U.S. Click here for more information from Planet Hollywood. (Moderate to Expensive).
Mandalay BayAureole, a Charlie Palmer restaurant similar to the critically acclaimed Aureole in New York City, features what it called Progressive American Cuisine (expensive). Mix , an Alain Ducasse creation) is a favorite of Travel and Leisure and has earned a Michelin Star. For more information on the restaurants at Mandalay Bay or to make reservations, click the following link from the Mandalay Bay - Mandalay Bay Dining
Four SeasonsCharlie Palmer Steakhouse - Zoomed to the top of the charts shortly after its opening. (Expensive) See Charlie Palmer for more details.
N9NE Steakhouse - One of the most popular places to see and be seen in Las Vegas, N9NE provides top quality food in a chic setting. (moderate to expensive)
Alizé - Considered by many to be the best of André Rochat's restaurants (see below), the Alizé, at the top of the Palms features world-class cuisine with a French influence and impeccable service. Don't pass on the deserts. (moderate to expensive)
See the Palms website for more details on these and other restaurants.
The Cosmopolitan offers a dozen choices from the exclusive to the everyday, although Scarpetta, a modern Italian restaurant is attracting the most attention from those who love to eat fine food.
For information on all of the restaurants at the Cosmopolitan, see their restaurant page.
Twist (modern French), by Michelin three-star chef Pierre Gagnaire is rapidly
establishing a reputation as one of the best restaurants in Las
Vegas. For details on this and other restaurants, see the hotel's
Smith and Wollensky
3767 Las Vegas Boulevard (opposite the Monte Carlo) Premier American Steakhouse. (Moderate to expensive)
1 702 862 4100
Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine
Not So Fine Cuisine, But Oh So Good!If you are up all night, have a car and taste for a tasty, cheap, heart clogging breakfast, look here. for the locations of the Blueberry Hill chain of restaurants (all away from the Strip). If you like the ambiance of eateries on the Strip, you might not find Blueberry Hill to your liking. However, the food is great, but the restaurants can be crowded on weekend mornings. Their waffles and pancakes are great values.
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