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Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Restaurants & Bars
— Celebrity-Chef Restaurants

Las Vegas —
A Top Dining Destination

Las Vegas is one of the nation's top dining destinations — numerous celebrity and award-winning chefs have fabulous restaurants here. Bon Appetit!

Aria Resort
Caesars Palace
CityCenter (Aria Resort & Crystals)
The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
The Cromwell
Encore Las Vegas
Excalibur Hotel
Fashion Show Mall
Flamingo Las Vegas
Forum Shops
Gansevoort Las Vegas
Hard Rock Hotel
Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
(formerly Las Vegas Hilton)

Hooter's Casino Hotel
Linq Hotel & Casino
Mandalay Bay / THEhotel
Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Monte Carlo
New York-New York
Palazzo Resort
Palm's Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas
Planet Hollywood Resort
TI Treasure Island
Venetian Resort
Wynn Las Vegas

Fun Family Restaurants
Top Las Vegas Buffets

Restaurants with Views
- Dining in the Sky,
"On-the Strip" Patio Dining,
& Rooftop Restaurants

Vegas On-the-Strip Restaurants
Vegas Off-the-Strip Restaurants

Bellagio Las Vegas
Bellagio Buffet
Café Bellagio - one of our favorite Vegas cafes
Le Cirque

Lago - James Beard Award-winning Chef Julian Serrano
Michael Mina

Olives Chef Todd English
- Water views and great food
Prime Steakhouse


Caesars Palace
Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill Excellent!
Bradley Ogden (GQ named its hamburger as "Burger of the Year" in 2009)
Gordon Ramsey Pub & Grill
Payard Patisserie
- Pastry Shop, 46-seat dining room with All-Dessert Tasting Menu and all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet
Restaurant Guy Savoy
- Guy Savoy's only US Restaurant
Caesars Palace Restaurants
Serendipity 3



Aria Resort & Casino
Aria Fine Dining Restaurants
- Jean-Georges' Steakhouse
(Michelin three-star, James Beard Award-winning chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten)
- Tetsu Teppan Grill
(Michelin-decorated Chef Masa Takayama)
- American Fish (Michael Minna)
- Barmasa, Blossom, Julian Serrano, Sage, Shaboo, Sirio Ristorante... and more!
Casual Dining
The Buffet

Crystals @ CityCenter
Crystals @ City Center:
- BESO by Eva Longoria Parker
- Eva's luxurious Eve Nightclub
- Mastro’s Ocean Club
- Todd English P.U.B. (Three-time
James Beard Award-winning
celebrity chef Todd English)
- Brasserie PUCK and The Pods from internationally renowned Master Chef Wolfgang Puck
- Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina

More CityCenter Restaurants


The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan Restaurants
China Poblano

The Cromwell Las Vegas
GIADA (Celebrity chef)

Encore Las Vegas
Society Cafe Encore

Excalibur Hotel
"Tournament of Kings"
Jousting Dinner Show

Flamingo Las Vegas
Hamada of Japan
Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville FUN!
Margaritaville Pictures


Forum Shops
@ Caesars Palace

BOA Steakhouse
Carmine's (we love NYC's location)
Cheesecake Factory
Il Mulino — 702-492-6000
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
P.J. Clarke's
Planet Hollywood - 702-791-7827
The Palm — Steak & Lobster
Trevi — Italian Trattoria
Spago — pizza & people-watching
Stage Deli — Closed Summer 2008
Sushi Roku

Gansevoort Las Vegas
Giada De Laurentiiis coming 2014

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Ago - First Vegas location for Restaurateur Agostino Sciandri and partner, legendary Hollywood icon,
Robert De Niro
Culinary Dropout
Pink Taco
Rare 120°


Ghirardelli Ice-Cream at Carnaval Court
KGB: Kerry's Gourmet Burgers
(Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon)
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill

Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (formerly Las Vegas Hilton)
Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Restaurants

Hooters Casino Hotel
Hooters and Hooters Girls
Hooters Casino Restaurants


Linq Hotel and Promenade
Linq Restaurants, including:
- Canter's Deli
- Gordon Ramsey Fish & Chips
- Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar
- In-N-Out Burger
- Virgil's BBQ
- Yard House

Luxor Las Vegas
Luxor Restaurants

Mandalay Bay / THEhotel
Aureole - Four-story wine tower
Bleu Blanc Rouge
Border Grill - Mexican
Burger Bar - Rachel Ray's pic
Charlie Palmer Steak
China Grill - Fun for Groups
Fleur - Hubert Keller's
"small plates" restaurant
House of Blues - Gospel
minus 5° Ice Lounge & Bar - America's first permanent ice lounge. Everything inside the Ice Bar is made of ice!
Mix - Rooftop Restaurant
Red Square
- Chilled Vodka Bar
Rick Moonen's RM Seafood
RíRá Irish Pub/Bistro
rumjungle - CLOSED 2010
Shanghai Lilly
Slice of Vegas Pizza
@ The Shoppes, Mandalay Bay
Wolfgang Puck's Trattoria
del Lupo

Mandarin Oriental
Twist — 23rd floor; three-star Michelin chef Pierre Gagnaire

Hot Las Vegas Nightclubs &
"World's Only Playboy Club"

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Food, Wine & Nightlife
Food, Wine & Nightlife

More Fun Vegas Restaurants

Fashion Show Mall
(on the Strip) across from Wynn Las Vegas
California Pizza Kitchen
Capital Grille
Food Court
Grimaldi's - coal brick-oven pizzeria; yes, it's the same Grimaldi's as the one in Brooklyn!
Maggiano's Little Italy
RA Sushi - Al Fresco Dining and excellent Sushi & Sashimi!


Vegas "On-the-Strip" Restaurants
Alan Alberts — Lobsters, Steak (next to Rosewood Grill)
Fat Burger — by MGM Grand
Open 24 hours 702-736-4733
Harley-Davidson Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas
Located on the Strip (in the Showcase Mall), next to MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Lucky Cheng's Drag Cabaret Restaurant
Rosewood Grill — GIANT Lobsters
(opposite Monte Carlo Hotel)
Outback Steakhouse — opposite The Mirage Hotel
Smith & Wollensky — opposite
Monte Carlo, between MGM and Aladdin resorts.

Vegas "Off-the-Strip" Restaurants
Buca di Beppo
Capo's Restaurant & Speakeasy
Di Fara Pizza
Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar
Four Kegs Sports Bar
The Best Stromboli
Grimaldi's Pizza (yes, it's the same Grimaldi's as the one in Brooklyn)
Hard Rock Café
Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas
Hot N Juicy Crawfish
Lawry's Prime Rib
Lotus of Siam — Great Thai food!
Luv It Frozen Custard — Sundaes, Cones, Shakes, Malts, Whips and Floats — Yum!
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood
Morton's Steakhouse
P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Pizza Rock (Celebrity Chef Tony Gemingnani, 11-time World Pizza Champion)
PoshBurger Bistro
Rosemary's Restaurant
Roy's Hawaiian Fusion
Saloon — Downtown Fremont St
Sergio's Italian Gardens
Ya Yo Taco — close to UNLV

Beauty Bar— Manicure & Cocktails
517 Fremont Street, Downtown

Town Square Restaurants
6605 Las Vegas Blvd South
Town Square— a shopping, dining and entertainment center — is located on Las Vegas Boulevard, about a mile south of Mandalay Bay.

Tivoli Village
Tivoli Village Restaurants

Henderson Restaurants
Todd's Unique Dining


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Cheers!  Barry dining al fresco at Mon Ami Gabi at the Paris Resort, Las Vegas

Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville Restaurant and Bar, Las Vegas

Tao Asian Bistro & Nightclub at The Venetian Resort,  Las Vegas, Nevada

Carnegie Deli, The Mirage, Las Vegas

Canaletto's in St. Mark's Square at The Venetian Resort, Las Vegas

Wolfgang Puck's Postrio Restaurant & Cafe at The Venetian Resort, Las Vegas

Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

World-famous Hooters Girls singing "Happy Birthday" at Hooters restaurant, Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas

Maggiano's at Fashion Show Mall, Las Vegas

Stunning "Waterfall Table" at Okada Restaurant, Wynn Las Vegas

LAVO Nightclub at the Palazzo, Las Vegas

The Mirage
BLT Burger - Great Kobe Beef Burgers & Spiked Milkshakes!
California Pizza Kitchen
Caribe Cafe
Carnegie Deli
Dolphin Bar
Dolphin Snack Bar
Mirage Bars & Nightclub
Onda Ristorante
Paradise Cafe (Poolside -
for Mirage Guests only)
Samba Brazilian Steakhouse
Stack - Fun & Trendy!
Tom Colicchio's Heritage Steak

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House
Fiamma Trattoria
Joël Robuchon at the Mansion
World renowned legendary French Chef Joël Robuchon has come of retirement to open his very first and only fine dining French restaurant in the U.S.
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Michael Mina PUB 1842
Rainforest Cafe — fun for kids!
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill


Monte Carlo
minus 5° Ice Lounge & Bar - the second Ice Bar to open in Vegas - everything inside the bar is made of ice!

New York-New York Hotel
ESPN Zone Sports Bar/Restaurant
Gallagher's — Steakhouse
Gonzales y Gonzales
Il Fornaio
Nathan's Hot Dogs
just as good as Nathan's Hot Dogs in New York City!

Palazzo Resort
(All-Suite Resort next to Venetian)
Celebrity-Chef Restaurants
CarnevinoMario Batali (Italian)
CUTWolfgang Puck (Steakhouse)
Grimaldi's at the Palazzo Shoppes (coal brick-oven pizzeria)
I Love Burgers
Lagasse's Stadium
Emeril Lagasse
LAVOLudo Lefebvre
Morels French Steakhouse
& Bistro
Eric Bauer
Table 10 Emeril Lagasse
(New American)
Restaurant Charlie
Charlie Trotter
(Global Cuisine)
SushiSamba (Japanese, Brazlilian and Peruvian)
WooPeter Woo and
Ming See Woo
(Pan Asian)
Zine Noodles Dim Sum
Simon To (Pan Asian)

Casual Dining at Palazzo:
Canyon Ranch Grill
(Healthy Gourmet)
Dal Toro Ristorante (Italian)
Dos Caminos (Mexican)
Grand Lux Cafe
Mainland (Asian Noodle-shop)


Palms Casino Resort
Alizé Gourmet Dining
Blue Agave
24/7 Cafe
Bistro Buffet
Hooters at Poolside (world's largest Hooters)
N9ne Steakhouse
Nove Italiano
Simon at Palms Place
- Rock-Star Chef Kerry Simon

Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas Restaurants
Ah Sin (Pacific Rim -
On-the-Strip dining )
Eiffel Tower Restaurant
Gordon Ramsey Steak
Mon Ami Gabi — Al fresco on-the-Strip dining


Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino (formerly The Aladdin)
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Restaurants
Cabo Wabo Cantina in Miracle Mile Shops (Rocker Sammy Hagar)
Gordon Ramsey BurGR
Koi Vegas
(Popular with Celebrities)
P.F. Chang's China Bistro
(Great Food!)
PBR Rock Bar & Grill
(Professional Bull Riding)
Strip House
(NY Steakhouse)
Yolo's Mexican Grill

The Quad Resort & Casino
Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar

Carnival World Buffet — rated
the "Best Buffet in Las Vegas"
VooDoo Cafe & Lounge

Stratosphere Restaurants
Top of the World — Revolving Restaurant 800 ft above ground

TI Treasure Island
Isla Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar
- Great Mexican!


Venetian Resort
B&B Burger & Beer (Mario Batali)

B&B Ristorante (Mario Batali)

BouchonThomas Keller
of the renowned French Laundry
in Napa Valley
Canaletto Ristorante Veneto
Cocolini — Gelato Ice Cream
David Burke
Enoteca San Marco (Mario Batali)
Grand Lux Café — varied menu
Delmonico Steakhouse
Pino Brasserie
Postrio Restaurant & Cafe
Tao Asian Bistro
— Tao's famed New York City restaurant was often featured on HBO's "Sex and the City."
Tao Nightclub
Taqueria Canonita
Zefferino Ristorante
Casual Dining at Venetian
Venetian Restaurants


Wynn Las Vegas
Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare
Daniel Boulud Brasserie CLOSED Reopened as Lakeside Grill
La Cave
Okada — "Waterfall Table"
Parosol Up Lounge (Casino Level)
Parasol Down Lounge (Lake Level)

Red 8 Asian Bistro
Sugar & Ice — Good Ice-Cream / Patio seating and water views
SW Steakhouse
Terrace Point Cafe Al fresco dining
The Country Club Grill — sweeping view of Wynn's Golf Course
Wing Lei
Wynn Buffet Great Rack of Lamb
Zooza Crackers "NY-Style Deli"

Restaurant Reviews
Restaurants marked with a symbol are those we've reviewed. Those without a symbol — restaurants we've dined at and not yet reviewed, or those that have
been highly recommended by
other reviewers, business associates or friends — are linked directly to their web sites.

* Fair
** Good
*** V. Good
**** Excellent

Most of the reviewed restaurants are rated Three and Four Stars — we tend not to publish reviews
of poor dining experiences...we prefer to focus on the positive ones. We find out about Restaurants through word-of-mouth, friends, our readers, web sites, clients, newspapers, magazines, and radio shows. Our reviews are unsolicited and free from the influence of advertising.

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