Ten Best Restaurants in Las Vegas

October 3, 2018 0 0

Dining at the best restaurants in Las Vegas, NV is a must-do. True, you can nab an all-you-can-eat buffet at any and all hours of the days in the city, and there are plenty of $3 steaks and dozens of value-priced eats across the city to be found. But Sin City can also be dream for foodies, as it’s home to a multitude of world-class dining establishments, and the largest concentration of master sommeliers in the country. Hungry for excitement, or a taste of the good life? The best restaurants in Las Vegas, NV shouldn’t be missed.




Bazaar Meat

SLS Las Vegas

Celebtity chef Jose Andres has built a temple to meat here. If you’re a carnivore, you’ll adore inventive preparations like foie gras cotton candy and more.

Sushi Roku

Caesars Palace

Looking for some of the best sushi town? Sushi Roku delivers. A culinary pioneer, fresh fish is flown in from all parts of the globe, then it’s transformed into edible works of art on-site.


The Venetian

Chicken and waffles were a thing in Las Vegas before they became a thing everywhere else. But chicken and waffles are more than just a passing fad – they’re a culinary phenomenon at Yardbird, one of the best restaurants in Las Vegas, NV you’ve got to visit.


The Cosmopolitan

For top-notch tapas, head to Jaleo.  Not only does it offer traditional fare, but also celeb chef Jose Andres’s own take on small dishes, including gin and tonic oysters.

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire

Mandarin Oriental

The well-known French chef operates more than a dozen restaurants world-wide, and his latest incarnation in Vegas lives up to the hype.  With floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Strip from a high vantage point, the views pair nicely with a cutting-edge French fusion menu.

The Black Sheep

8680 W. Warm Springs Road (Southwest)

Chef Jamie Tran takes Vietnamese cuisine and transforms it into comfort food with a French touch. Her dishes are both inventive and addictive, and a lovely décor complements any dining experience.

Pizza Rock

201 N. 3rd St.  (Downtown)

Pizza world champion Tony Gemignani brings six different styles of pizza, from Neopolitan to gluten-free, to Las Vegas. Options here range from traditional to upscale.

Le Cirque


Classic and contemporary French cuisine is served in an intimate setting (dressing up is required). Le Cirque’s truffle season specials are to-die-for, but you won’t go wrong with the five-course tasting menu either.


The Venetian

Chef Lorena Garcia may have delighted audiences on “Top Chef Masters,” but she’s now bringing her lively Latin cuisine to The Venetian. Drawing inspiration from Central and South America, with everything from arepas to Peruvian tuna ceviche on offer, be sure to swing by.   


The Cosmopolitan

One of the most exciting new restaurants to open recently, Zuma brings fresh fish flown in daily from Japan, plus a diverse selection of Japanese whisky. Not to mention a gorgeous view of the Strip, plus other exotic touches like gin and tonic served in a plastic bag.

Cheat Sheet

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Jeanette Hurt

Jeanette Hurt is the award-winning writer and author of eight culinary and drink books, including The Cheeses of California: A Culinary Travel Guide, which received the 2010 Mark Twain Award for Best Travel Book, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wine and Food Pairing. She's written for TheKitchn.com, Four Seasons Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, Entrepreneur.com, and dozens more publications.

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