Restaurants That Up The Ante
Las Vegas Dining
Not everyone who visits Las Vegas travels for the gambling. Vegas is a mecca of gastronomical delights and the most epicurean of travelers already know this. Las Vegas restaurants cater to tourists so they try to create the best dining experience possible to keep you coming back. From Caribbean cuisine to hot Latin dishes to fresh sushi, you’ll find every type of food you ever dreamed of in Las Vegas. Foodies will be glad to know several top-notch chefs have opened restaurants along the Strip, like Wolfgang Puck, Michael Mina and Emeril Lagasse – to name a few. From budget-friendly casino buffets to five-star gourmet restaurants, you’ll hit the jackpot with Las Vegas dining.
For travelers in Vegas with a Yen for Asian cuisine, there are several stand-outs in Sin City. Check out Nobu, owned by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, known for its fresh fish and fusion and traditional anc contemporary styles. Or make reservations at Malibu Chan’s. Or visit Tao Las Vegas in the Venetian, known for its music and hip vibe.
East Meets West: Asian Dining in Las Vegas
Vegas = The New Paris: French Fare in Las VegasThe original Andre’s has been a Vegas mainstay for the past thirty years. With a spot on a quiet block downtown, Andre’s serves gourmet French cuisine and award-winning wines. Renowned chef Michael Mina has set up shop in the Bellagio; be sure to visit his upscale bistro where the dishes are a work of art.
If there’s one thing Las Vegas is known for, it’s the buffets. After all, what’s sin city of overindulging in delicious food isn’t involved. Buffets range in price, depending on which resort you visit and the time of day. (Hint: Breakfast is cheapest). You’re likely to find a buffet that falls within your budget. Buffets to try: MGM Grand, Bellagio, The Mirage, and Harrah’s.
All You Can Eat: Las Vegas Buffets
At Carnevino, the name says it all. Known for its aged steaks and dense wines, this Vegas steakhouse keeps people coming back. Wolfgang Puck’s CUT at the Pelazzo lives up to its trendy reputation and serves beef that comes from all over – from Nebraska to Japan. The Strip House at Planet Hollywood is a place where anyone who’s anyone is seen – no vegetarians allowed.
Meat & Potatoes: Continental Cuisine in Vegas
On the other hand, Paymon’s Mediterranean Café & Lounge does welcome vegetarians. With authentic Mediterranean fare and a hookah bar, you can’t go wrong. Family-friendly Red Velvet Cake is open for all three meals and offers selections for Vegans, too Be sure to try some of their delicious nonfat desserts. For something different, try Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant & Market.
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Chef Richard Sandoval is the man behind Isla Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar, and Jeffrey Beers designed the elegant dining area. A far cry from your neighborhood taco joint, this place recommends making reservations. Or take it from the people: Agave was voted best Mexican Restaurant in Las Vegas so it’s a sure bet!
¡Viva Las Vegas!: Latin Cuisine in Vegas
And remember to stay in a Las Vegas vacation rental when you visit.