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Best Places to Eat in Las Vegas

Updated: Apr 28, 2022

I've gone through more than THIRTY different "best of" lists of places to eat in Las Vegas. If a place is mentioned in more than one list, it will have a star beside it the number of additional times it has been mentioned,

Here are the headlines so you can skip ahead to the section that interests you:

Best Affordable Asian:

Noodle Asia at the Venetian

Best Affordable Breakfast:

Eggslut*** 2nd floor at the Cosmopolitan

Best Affordable Buffet:

Garden Court Buffet* 8a-2p $20.99, Fri&Sat 4-9p $28.99 Downtown @ Main Street Station

Best Affordable Burgers:

Robert Irvine's Public House at the Tropicana

Shake Shack at the Linq

Unami Burger at the SLS

White Castle near Casino Royale

Best Affordable Chain:

In-N-Out Burger***** LINQ Promenade

Best Affordable Chinese:

Beijing Noodle No. 9

Hong Kong Café at the Palazzo

Best Affordable Diner:

Blueberry Hill Family Restaurant 1505 E Flamingo Rd

Best Affordable Gelato:

Amorino Las Vegas Las Vegas N Premium Outlets

Best Affordable Mexican:

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar LINQ Promenade

Durango Taco Shop 7785 N Durango Dr #105

Frijoles & Frescas 7000 Charleston Blvd

Hussong's Cantina Shoppes at Mandalay Bay

Komex 633 N Decatur Blvd Ste H

Best Affordable Pizza:

Evel Pie (Evel Knievel Themed) Downtown, 508 Fremont St

Five50 Pizza at the Aria

Grimaldi's Pizzeria* at the Palazzo

Pizza Rock Downtown Grand

The Pizzeria AKA Secret Pizza*** 3rd level of the Cosmopolitan

Best Affordable Pub:

RiRa Irish Pub Shoppes at Mandalay Place

Best American Food:

Hard Rock beside MGM Grand

Best Appetizer:

Café Hollywood** at Planet Hollywood (app = High Roller)

Best Affordable Steak:

Village Pub & Cafe @ Ellis Island <$15 4178 Koval Ln

Best American Food:

Downtown Grand Triple George Grill 201 N 3rd St

Flock and Fowl* 150 N Las Vegas Blvd #100

Park on Fremont 506 Fremont St

Table 10 at the Palazzo

The Comissary, Grand Tower 206 N 3rd St

Best Asian-American Food:

Fatchoy at the Sahara

Best Bakery:

Carlo's Bakery at the Venetian

Best Beer Menu:

Yard House at the Linq

Best Breakfast:

Marilyn's Café, Tuscany, 255 E. Flamingo Rd

Mon Ami Gabi at Paris LV

Tableau at the Wynn

Best Brunch:

Bardot Brasserie at the Aria

Hexx Kitchen + Bar indoor & outdoor seating with fountain views at Paris Las Vegas
House of Blues, tix to gospel concert required, all you can eat & drink at Mandalay Bay
LaCave**** indoor & outdoor dining by pool at the Wynn

Primrose 7a-2pm with endless Rose at Park MGM

Sadelle's Cafe Vegas views of gardens and conservatory at the Bellagio

Salt & Ivy 2nd level beside the buffet at the Aria

The Stove Henderson, NV

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar southern food, Sat&Sun 10a-4p at the Venetian

Best Buffets:

Bacchanal Buffet****** best brunch, family restaurant at Caesar's Palace

Bayside Buffet* at Mandalay Bay

Buffet at Aria*****

Buffet at Bellagio****

Buffet at Luxor*** cheap, pass available

Buffet at Wynn*****

Circus Buffet

Corner Market Buffet* at Treasure Island

Crafted Breakfast at the Stratosphere

Cravings Buffet**** at the Mirage

Feast Buffet at Green Valley Ranch

Flavors Buffet* at Harrah's

MGM Grand Buffet*

Paradise Garden Buffet*** at the Flamingo

Savor Brunch Buffet at the Tropicana

Seasons Buffet, Sunday brunch $19.99 at the Silverton Casino

Spice Market Buffet**** at Planet Hollywood

Sterling Brunch -temporarily closed-at Bally's

Studio B Buffet***at M Resort Spa Casino

The Buffet** at the Excalibur

Wicked Spoon******* brunch M-F 8-5, Sat-Sun 8-3 at the Cosmopolitan

Best Burgers:

BLT Burger at the Mirage

Burger Lounge 3730 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

Holstein's at the Cosmopolitan

Wahlburger's Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally's

Best Cafés:

Hello Kitty Café 3778 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

JJ Boulangerie* Paris Las Vegas

Best Cantonese:

Wing Lei at the Wynn

Best "Cheap Eats":

Anchor Bar at the Venetian

Eat 707 E Carson Ave

Tom's Urban near NYNYLV

Best Chinese:

Mott 32 3325 S Las Vegas Blvd #206

Ping Pang Pong Downtown @ Gold Coast

Best Chinese-American:

Sparrow + Wolf Chinatown

Best Classic Restaurant:

Larrea, Panorama Towers, 4515 Dean Martin Dr

Best Cocktails:

Beauty Bar daytime cocktails & manicures E Fremont St

Clique Bar & Lounge** Try the Up All Night at the Cosmopolitan

Fizz Las Vegas at Caesar's Palace Lounge

Frankie's Tiki Room** (fruity cocktails) 1712 W Charleston Blvd

Giada, try the G cocktail, 2nd floor of the Cromwell

Hash House A Go Go***** best brunch, family rest., try the spiked kiwi watermelon lemonade (stir 1st)
Hell's Kitchen*** Notes from Gordon = gin based with an insult

Lavo $250 Giant Bloody Mary with Saturday Brunch 10a-2p

Oak & Ivy try Apple Pie Harvest, Downtown shipping container park

Parasol Up at the Wynn

Parasol Down at the Wynn

Park on Fremont, check out the Twisted Grapefruit, 506 E Fremont St

Rosina try the Banco de Mexico Julep at the Venetian

Sushi Samba (bachelorette's should try the Cocktail Tree) at the Venetian

The Dorsey, try the Spicy Flamingo at the Venetian

The Golden Tiki, try the Dole Whip Float with Rum, Chinatown, 3939 Spring Mountain Rd

Best Coffee:

Bad Owl Coffee, Harry Potter themed, Rainbow Blvd, Downtown, & Henderson, NV

Coffee Hunter 7425 S Eastern Ave

Makers & Finders. modern & stylish, 1120 S Main St

Mothership** pastries, scones, cappuccino Green Valley Plaza in Henderson, NV

Sunrise Coffee, vegan + gluten free options, 3130 E Sunset Rd Ste A

Public US best cappuccino, Downtown, 1126 Fremont St

Best Cookies:

Crumbl Cookies 4700 S Maryland Parkway Ste 135

Best Craft Beer:

Atomic Liquors** oldest freestanding bar, Downtown, 917 Freemont St

Best Crepes:

Bacchanal Buffet at Caesar's Palace

Crepe Expectations 9500 S Eastern Ave #180

La Creperie Paris Las Vegas

Best Cupcakes:

Sin City Cupcakes 6380 S Valley View Blvd Ste 242

Best Deli:

Canter's Deli LINQ Promenade

Best Desserts:

Creamberry 7965 S Rainbow Blvd #140

Milk Bar, cookies & soft serve, at the Cosmopolitan

Best Dinner:

Bazaar Meat** steakhouse, at the Sahara

Best Friend at Park MGM

Best Dinner & Bar:

Carnevino at the Palazzo

Best Dinner Cruise:

Lake Mead Dinner Cruise, Desert Princess, 490 Horsepower Cove, Boulder City

Best Doughnuts:

Crunch Donut Facory 1220A E Harmon Ave

Donut Bar 124 S 6th St #140

Pinkbox Doughnuts, open 24/7, Primm Valley Resort , Buffalo Bill's, & Whiskey Pete's

Best Expensive "Cal-Ital-Mediterranean":

Picasso, mini museum of original works, 4 course meal $114 at Bellagio

Best Expensive "Rich People Food":

Alize at the Palms

Aureole at Mandalay Bay

Joel Robuchon at the MGM Grand

L'Atelier Robuchon at the MGM Grand

Le Cirque* mains $39-65, 7 course tasting menu $125 at Bellagio

Mesa Grill at Caesar's Palace

Nobu at Caesar's Palace

Picasso at Bellagio

Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesar's Palace

Twist at Mandarin Oriental

Wing Lei at the Wynn

Best Expensive Steaks:

Carnevino* beef tasting menu $120 the Palazzo

Cut apps $17 & up, steaks $51 & up at the Palazzo

Best Expensive Sushi & Sashimi:

Bar Masa, sushi starts at $6 per piece, at the Cosmopolitan

Best Family Restaurants:

Chin Chin Cafe & Sushi Bar at NYNY LV

Earl of Sandwich

Giordano's Grand Bazaar Shops @ Bally's

Gordon Ramsay BurGR Planet Hollywood

Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips *** LINQ Promenade

Sprinkles Cupcakes LINQ promenade

800* Pizza Monte Carlo

Best Family Restaurants off the Strip:

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop 322 W Sahara Ave

Du-Par's Restaurant and Bakery West LV at Suncoast Hotel & Casino

Egg Works, breakfast foods, 9355 W Flamingo Rd #1

Fogo de Chao 360 E Flamingo Rd

Honey Salt, pricey, 1031 S Rampart Rd

Rollin Smoke Barbeque 725 S Las Vegas Blvd Suites 110 & 210

Texas de Brazil, Brazilian Steakhouse, $$$$ 6533 S Las Vegas Blvd

Best Fancy Restaurants:

Carversteak 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd

Spago by Wolfgang Puck at the Bellagio

The Mayfair Supper Club at the Bellagio

Best Free Foodie Self Guided Tour:

Ethel M Chocolate Factory Henderson, NV

JinJu Chocolate Shop, 2nd floor, Downtown Container Park

Best French Food:

Bardot Brasserie at the Aria

Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails, 75 S Valle Verde Dr #160

Joel Robuchon 2 course menu $120, 3=$160, 16=$425 at MGM

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon* main course starts at $59 at MGM

Partage* 3839 Spring Mountain Rd

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire main course $44-98 at Mandarin Oriental Hotel

Best French Coffee:

Sambalatte Boca Park Molasky Center, Jones Blvd, Smith Center

Best Happy Hour Food & Drink Specials:

Double Barrell Saloon at the Monte Carlo

Best Hidden Restaurants:

Beauty & Essex thru Pawn Shop at the Cosmopolitan

The Barbershop thru the Janitor's Closet at the Cosmopolitan

Best Hotdogs:

Dirt Dog*, try the #housedog, Grand Bazaar Shops

Haute Doggery at LINQ Promenade

Best Ice Cream:

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt 10170 W Tropicana Ave

Rolled Ice Cream 7920 W Tropical Ste 150

Scoop LV 7377 S Jones Blvd #115

Best Interactive Experience:

Rainforest Café Planet Hollywood's Miracle Mile Shops

Best Italian:

Brezza, Resorts World, 3000 Las Vegas Blvd #115

La Strega 3555 S Town Center Dr Ste 105

Lago by Julian Serrano at the Bellagio

Matteo's Ristorante Italiano at the Venetian

Osteria Fiorella 11011 W Charleston Blvd

Via Focaccia 4178 Koval Ln

Best Jamaican & New Mexican:

DW Bistro 9275 W Russell Rd #190

Best Japanese:

Aburiya Raku, Chinatown

Mizumi, Wynn, 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd

Monta Japanese Noodle House*, 5030 Spring Mountain Rd

Sushi Roku* at Caesar's Palace

Yellowtail at the Bellagio

Best Japanese Burger:

Fuku Burger 3429 S Jones Blvd

Best Japanese & Cantonese:

Big Wong 5040 Spring Mountain Rd #6

Best Kept Secrets:

Superfrico "Italian American psychedelic food" at the Cosmopolitan

Best Korean:

Best Friend Park MGM

CrunCheese Korean Hot Dog 4284 Spring Mountain Rd

Momofuku*, level 2, at the Cosmopolitan

Best Local's Restaurants:

Carson Kitchen 124 S 6th St Suite 100

Fukumimi Ramen 4860 S Eastern Ave #2

Other Mama 3655 S Durango Dr #6

Shang Artisan Noodle 4983 W Flamingo Rd Ste B

Viva Las Arepas 1616 S Las Vegas Blvd #120

7th & Carson 616 E Carson Ave #110

Best Lunch

Milo's at the Cosmopolitan

Best Meal:

Buddy V's Ristorante***Mac&cheese carbonara, buffet recommended, great brunch at the Venetian

Best Menu:

Grand Lux at the Palazzo

Best Mexican-American:

Gonzalez y Gonzalez @ NYNY LV

Best Mexican Food:

Cabo Wabo at the Miracle Mile Shops

Diablo's Cantina* in the Luxor

Best Milkshakes:

Holstein's at the Cosmopolitan

Shake Shack***, family restaurant, between MGM and Park Las Vegas

Best Nachos:

Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar, Trash Can Nachos, at the LINQ

Nacho Daddy** Planet Hollywood's Miracle Mile Shops

Margaritaville outside by the Flamingo

Best Off The Strip Restaurants:

Black Sheep 8680 W Warm Springs Rd

Carson Kitchen, Downtown, 124 S 6th St

China Mama 3420 S Jones Blvd

CRAFTKitchen Henderson, NV

Esther's Kitchen 1130 S Casino Center Blvd #110

Kaiseki Yuzu 3900 Spring Mountain Rd #A5

Kitchen Table, breakfast & lunch, Henderson, NV

Letty's de Leticia's Cocina 807 S Main St

Monzu 6020 W Flamingo Rd #10

Rainbow Kitchen 7537 S Rainbow Blvd

Raku*** 5030 W Spring Mountain Rd #12

Saga Pastry + Sandwich Henderson, NV

Sparrow + Wolf 4480 Spring Mountain Rd #100

Yui Edomae**, known for sushi, $$$$, 3460 Arville St

Best Off The Strip Dessert:

Pinkbox, donuts, Henderson, Summerlin, & on the strip

Best Overall Experience:

Trevi Restaurant at Caesar's Palace

Best Outdoor Terrace:

Rhumbar, cigar and hookah bar, at the Mirage

Best Oysters:

NoMad Library at Park MGM

Oyster Bar, $1 oysters late at night, Palace Station: 2411 Sahara Ave

Best Parisian:

Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesar's Palace

Best Pastries:

Brioche by Guy Savoy at Caesar's Palace

Best People Watching:

Chandelier** at the Cosmopolitan

Mon Ami Gabi, outside patio seating at Paris Las Vegas

Best Pizza:

Grimaldi's at the Palazzo

Pin-Up Pizza, 11a-4a, at Planet Hollywood

Pizza Rock* 201 N 3rd St

Pizzeria Francesco's at Treasure Island

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana 140 S Green Valley Parkway

Best (huge) Portions:

Hash House A Go Go at the Linq & Rio

Serendipity 3 at Caesar's Palace

Best Pre-Theater Menu:

Andreas at the Encore

Bazaar Meat at the SLS

Carnevino at the Venetian

Eiffel Tower Restaurant at the Paris LV

Jean Georges Steakhouse at the Aria

L'Atelier Joel Rubuchon at the MGM Grand

Picasso at the Bellagio

Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesar's Palace

Twist by Pierre Gagniere at the Mandarin Oriental

Best Pubs:

Nine Fine Irishmen in New York New York Las Vegas

Best Quality:

Olives at the Bellagio

Best Ramen:

Ko Koro Ramen 9460 W Flamingo Rd

Best Sandwiches:

Munch Box 10604 S Eastern Ave #C

Best Seafood:

Estiatorio Milos at the Cosmopolitan

Best Southern American:

Chica**, cigar bar with huge bar, at the Venetian

Best Spanish:

Edo Gastro Tapas & Wine Chinatown

Jaleo at the Cosmopolitan

Best Steak & Chicken:

Delilah at the Wynn

Best Steakhouses:

Bayette's Steakhouse and Bar at Park MGM

Golden Steer Steakhouse**, "old-school", 308 W Sahara Ave

Jean George's Steakhouse at the Aria, 2nd level promenade

SW Steakhouse overlooks Lake of Dreams Show at the Wynn

The Steak House at Circus Circus

VooDoo Steak at the Rio

Best Sushi:

Chikyu Silverado Ranch

Hiroyoshi, $100 per personm West Valley

Island Sushi and Grill 9400 S Eastern Ave

Kabuto** , edomae sushi, Chinatown

Kaiseki Yuzu, Chinatown

Mizumi at the Wynn

Morimoto, hibachi, sake, wine, shochu, at the MGM Grand

Nobu at Caesar's Palace

Sen of Japan strip mall 8480 W Desert Inn Rd #F1

Soho Japanese Restaurants ,SW Vegas

Sushi Kame, also great cocktails & desserts, Chinatown

Sushi Samba Grand Canal Shops

Tokyo Boys Henderson, NV

Yu-Or-Mi Sushi bar, Downtown, Arts District

Zuma at the Cosmopolitan

Best Tacos:

Sonrisa Grill at Lake Las Vegas

Best Teriyaki:

Bang Bar level 2 at the Cosmopolitan

Gabi's Gorditas 5095 Blue Diamond Rd #110

O. Onigiri 4258 Spring Mountain Rd #102

Best Thai:

Archi's Thai Cafe at the Sahara

Every Grain 1430 E Charleston Blvd

Lamaii, Chinatown, 4480 Spring Mountain Rd #700

Le Thai, best late at night, 523 Fremont St

Lotus of Siam***** 620 E Flamingo Rd

Best Thai Dessert:

Meet Fresh

Best Urban Food Hall:

Block 16 "great food at reasonable prices" at the Cosmopolitan

Best Variety:

Cafe Sanuki 4821 Spring Mountain Rd #G

Best Vegan:

Blackout Dining in the Dark 3871 S. Valley View Blvd. Ste 8

Chef Kenny's Vegan Asian Cuisine 6820 Spring Mountain Rd #111

Garden Grill 7550 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Ste 8

Go Vegan Café 5875 S. Rainbow Blvd. #104

Panevino 246 Via Antonio Ave.

The Modern Vegan 700 E. Naples Dr,

VegeNation 616 Carson Ave.

Violette's Vegan 8560 W. Desert Inn Rd. #D5

Best Venezuelan:

Viva Las Arepas 1616 Las Vegas Blvd S

Best Views:

Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas

Skyfall Lounge**, 63rd floor, at the Delano Downtown

Best 24 hour Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner:

The Peppermill Restaurant & Lounge***** North of the Wynn

Best 24 hour Diner:

The Henry at the Cosmopolitan

Cheapest Beer:

Stage Door Casino, $1 Beer, LINQ Promenade

Hottest Current Restaurants:

Casa Playa at the Wynn

Caviar Bar, Resorts World, 3000 Las Vegas Blvd

Chickies and Pete's, Philly sports bar, 25355 Las Vegas Blvd

La Cocina Exclusivo440 S Rampart Blvd

Xiao Long Dumplings, Chinatown plaza, 4275 Spring Mountain Rd D101

Most Diverse Restaurant:

Anima by Edo, Catalonia, Asian, Sicilian, & more, 9205 W Russell Rd #185

Most Romantic:

B&B Ristorante*** edge of Grand Canal at the Venetian
Eiffel Tower Restaurant*** at Paris Las Vegas

Most Unique Experience:

Heart Attack Grill* hospital theme, Fremont St Downtown

Reservations Required:

e by Jose Andres at the Cosmopolitan

Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas

World Record:

Bellagio Chocolate Fountain at the Bellagio

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