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There are a lot of great places to eat in Las Vegas, and this post covers some of the best options.

In addition to tips on the most popular restaurants, we’ll also include information about how to save money on dining.


Overview

There are over 3,500 different restaurants in Las Vegas, and it’s not always easy to pick the best place to eat.

Before you make a choice, it will be important to consider what type of restaurant you want to visit.

The Eiffel Tower Restaurant is one of the better fine dining options in Las Vegas. Image Source: Pixabay user Vagn Olsen.

This post covers each of these different types of restaurants.

But, if you’re just looking for the best spots in general, make sure to check our top 10 section as well.

In addition to providing details about a wide range of excellent restaurants in Las Vegas, this post also includes information about how to save money at a variety of popular dining locations.


Top 10 Restaurants in Las Vegas

This section will detail some of the most popular restaurants in Las Vegas, including information about the best dishes they make and how much you can expect to spend.

Although this is our top 10, we cannot stress enough that this list is in no particular order.

The prices at each location will be denoted using the following scale: ($ - $$ - $$$ - $$$$)


1) Restaurant Guy Savoy

3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

If you’re looking for a great location for date night, this is one of the more upscale fine dining restaurants in Las Vegas.

Their menu is designed to emulate the menu of Guy Savoy’s restaurant in Paris, and it includes a lot of his best dishes.

Restaurant Guy Savoy is open from 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm on Wednesday - Sunday each week.

While this is a great option for a romantic night out, it’s not ideal for families, and it’s also one of the more costly restaurants in Las Vegas.

NOTE: This location is actually in Caesar’s Palace, making it an excellent place to stay if you want to save time getting from your hotel to the restaurant.


2) Bazaar Meat by José Andrés

2535 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

This steakhouse is an excellent option for anyone who loves meat.

They actually have a fire stage with wood grills and rotisseries, and they serve a lot of fantastic dishes including Kobe and Wagyu beef.

Bazaar Meat is open 7 days a week from 5 pm - 10 pm.

This is far from a family restaurant, but it’s an excellent option for a romantic night out.

Although they specialize in various meats, they also have some simplistic dishes such as sloppy joes and cotton candy foie gras.

NOTE: This restaurant is located at the SAHARA Hotel & Casino, which would make this a convenient place to stay while visiting Las Vegas.


3) Spago by Wolfgang Puck

3600 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$

Although prices are a bit less expensive than some of the other fine dining options in Las Vegas, this restaurant still evokes the feeling of a more upscale restaurant with its open air layout set against a fantastic view of the Bellagio fountains.

Spago is open daily from 5 pm - 10 pm, and they also have brunch hours from 11 am - 2:30 pm from Friday - Sunday.

The menu features California fare such as wood-oven pizza, fresh seafood, house made pastas, and even Wagyu steak.

NOTE: This restaurant is located at the Bellagio, and it might be convenient to stay at their hotel if you’re interested in dining here.


4) Mizumi

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

If you’re looking for Japanese fine dining, this is one of the better options in Las Vegas.

They offer fresh sushi, sashimi, and other modern specialties.

The restaurant itself is al fresco (open air) and overlooks a private Japanese garden.

Mizumi is open from 5:30 pm - 10 pm on Sunday and Tuesday - Thursday.

They stay open for an extra 30 minutes on Friday and Saturday, but this restaurant is closed on Mondays.

NOTE: You can find Mizumi at the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, and it might make sense to book your hotel here to make your stay more convenient.


5) Barry’s Downtown Prime

8 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 | $$

This steakhouse has more of a relaxed atmosphere than some of the other fine dining options on our list, and they are also much more affordable.

If you’re looking for a place that is good for small get-togethers, this might be one of the best options in Las Vegas.

In addition to the steaks, you can also expect a variety of seafood, including a crispy and melty lobster and shrimp potstickers.

Barry’s Downtown Prime is open from 5 pm - 10 pm on Sunday - Thursday, but they stay open for an extra hour on Friday and Saturday.

NOTE: You’ll find this restaurant in the CIRCA Resort & Casino, and it’s also part of the Fremont Experience.

If you’re planning to enjoy a lot of activities in the area, this might be a good place to stay.


6) Wing Lei

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

If you’re looking for a fine dining Chinese experience, this might be one of the best restaurants in Las Vegas.

In addition to the traditional flavors you probably recognize, they also serve Cantonese, Shanghai, and Szechuan cuisine.

This restaurant is open from 5:30 pm - 10 pm on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday.

They’re open for an extra 30 minutes on Friday and Saturday, but they will be closed every Tuesday and Wednesday.

NOTE: As with Mizumi, this location is also part of the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas.

If you’re interested in eating here, it might be convenient to stay at this hotel.


7) Delilah

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$

This American fine dining experience attempts to recreate the style and ambiance of 1950s Las Vegas showrooms, and they even offer live music and special performances throughout the week.

Delilah is open nightly from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

Although prices can be high, this is the kind of restaurant that would be great for a variety of audiences.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out or you want to spend some time with friends, this is a very comfortable option.

NOTE: This restaurant is also at the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas. If you’re interested in all the great dining options here, it might be a convenient place to stay.


8) Picasso

3600 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

As the name implies, this restaurant is heavily influenced by the work of Pablo Picasso, and you’ll even spot some of his art adorning the walls.

Like Spago by Wolfgang Puck, Picasso has an outdoors section which overlooks the Bellagio Fountains.

This restaurant is open from 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm from Wednesday - Sunday.

Unfortunately, they are closed on Monday and Tuesday. Guests can expect a variety of delicious French cuisine, including both a vegan menu and a prix fixe menu.

NOTE: Since Picasso is located at the Bellagio, it might be convenient to book your room at the same hotel.


9) Momofuku

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$

This is the restaurant of chef David Chang from the Netflix show Ugly Delicious, and they serve a contemporary Asian-American cuisine.

In addition to simple dishes like oysters, they also have a variety of ramen, pork buns, roasted duck, and other popular meals.

Momofuko is open daily for lunch from 11 am - 3 pm.

They are also open for dinner from 5 pm - 10 pm on Sunday - Thursday and 5 pm - 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. 

NOTE: This restaurant is located at the Cosmopolitan. If you’re planning to enjoy other activities in the area, it might make sense to book a hotel room here.


10) SW Steakhouse

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

If you’re looking for a more upscale steakhouse, this is one of the better restaurants in Las Vegas.

Even if you’re not a fan of steak, this location also offers vegan options you might enjoy.

Dishes include A5 Wagyu, tomahawk chops, pan-roasted sea scallops, and more.

SW Steakhouse is another open air restaurant, but unlike other options on our list, they have some of the best views of the Lake of Dreams interactive show.

Hours of operation run from 5:30 pm - 10 pm on Sunday - Thursday. They stay open for an extra 30 minutes on Friday and Saturday.

NOTE: If you’re interested in this or any other restaurant at the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, you might want to consider staying at their hotel.


Affordable Restaurants in Las Vegas

This section details some of the best affordable restaurants in Las Vegas, including information about what kinds of food they serve and how much you can expect to spend.

As with our Top 10 list, we’ll denote the typical price range using the following scale: ($ - $$ - $$$ - $$$$).


Garden Buffet

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89183 | $

This is one of the most affordable buffets in Las Vegas, with prices starting at just $14.95 per person.

In addition to popular dishes like Prime Rib and Crab Legs, they also have more simplistic and family-friendly fare such as pizza and fried chicken.

The Garden Buffet is open daily for Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, and Dinner.

You can find more information about this location on our post covering the best buffets in Las Vegas.

NOTE: You’ll find this buffet at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa, so if you’re looking for an easy and cheap location to visit throughout your trip to Las Vegas, you might want to book your room here as well.


Tacos El Gordo

1724 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104 | $

Although this is essentially a fast food option, it’s also a very popular local favorite.

They offer a variety of different tijuana style tacos and other popular Mexican dishes available, and prices are typically $5-$10 or less depending on what you order.

Since this is a fast food restaurant, they actually have multiple locations in Las Vegas.

This location is open on Sunday - Thursday from 10 am - 2 am.

On Friday - Saturday they stay open until 4 am, making this an excellent late night option.


Monta Ramen

5030 Spring Mountain Rd Suite 6, Las Vegas, NV 89146 | $

If you’re looking for some affordable Japanese cuisine, this restaurant offers an excellent variety of ramen including tonkotsu, tonkotsu shoyu, and Miso.

Toppings include pork chashu, nitamago, nori, kimchi, green onion, corn, and more.

They also offer several other popular dishes such as gyoza, a pork belly bowl, and even fried rice. Monta Ramen is open daily from 11:30 am - 11 pm.


Peppermill

2985 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$

Although their prices are a bit more expensive than other affordable restaurants, we’d be remiss not to mention Peppermill.

This is a traditional Las Vegas lounge, complete with neon lighting and even a fireplace.

This restaurant is open from 7 am - 11 pm on Monday - Thursday, but they stay open until 2 am on Friday - Sunday.

They offer happy hour pricing on a variety of drinks from 3 pm - 6 pm each day.


Viva Las Arepas

1616 S Las Vegas Blvd #120, Las Vegas, NV 89104 | $

Tacos are great, but if you’re looking for a different kind of latin flavor, this restaurant specializes in authentic arepas.

They also sell empanadas, pastelitos, fried plantains, pork fried rinds, and fried yuca root.

If you’re planning to try new things while you’re visiting Las Vegas, this might be a good place to start.

This isn’t the kind of cuisine you’ll find at every other restaurant in the city, so it’s an excellent option for anyone who wants a different culinary experience. 

Viva Las Arepas is open daily from 10 am - 10 pm. 


Ping Pang Pong

4000 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103 | $$

If you’re looking for some great Chinese food, this is one of the better affordable options in Las Vegas.

In addition to traditional dishes like Orange Chicken and Mongolian Beef, they also have Cantonese cuisine and seafood options such as lobster or crab.

Ping Pang Pong is open daily from 10 am - 3 am, making this an excellent spot for late night dining. 

NOTE: This restaurant is located at the Gold Coast Casino, so if you’re interested in visiting at least once, you might want to get a hotel room here.


Fine Dining in Las Vegas

While many of the restaurants on our top 10 list are fine dining options, there are a lot of other high end locations you might want to consider in Las Vegas.

This section provides details about some of the best and most upscale restaurant options that we haven’t already covered.

As with other sections, we will use the following price scale to indicate how much you can expect to spend: ($ - $$ - $$$ - $$$$).


L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

This is the restaurant of famed French chef Joël Robuchon, and they offer a lot of very high end dishes.

Not only has the L’Atelier been given a Michelin Star, they have also been given accolades by Forbes Travel Guide and AAA.

The restaurant is open from 5:30 pm - 10 pm on Monday and Thursday - Sunday. 

NOTE: You’ll find the L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon at the MGM Grand Casino & Resort, so you might want to think about staying at their hotel.


Eiffel Tower Restaurant

3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

Much like the actual Eiffel Tower in Paris, the attraction in Las Vegas also has a restaurant where you can enjoy a meal with an amazing view of the city.

This restaurant serves both brunch and dinner, and they specialize in French cuisine.

You can visit the Eiffel Tower Restaurant for brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 2 pm. They also offer dinner every night from 5 pm - 10 pm.


Sinatra

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

As the name implies, this restaurant pays tribute to Frank Sinatra.

Not only are the walls adorned with framed photos of the artist, but even the classic Italian cuisine is inspired by style. 

With menu items ranging from spaghetti and clams to osso buco, there should be something for everyone at Sinatra.

The restaurant is open from 5:30 pm - 10 pm on Sunday - Thursday. They stay open for an extra 30 minutes on Friday and Saturday.

NOTE: As with many other popular restaurants in this post, Sinatra is located at the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas. If you’re interested in this or other dining options at this location, you might want to book a hotel room here.


Lakeside

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$

This is another great restaurant located at the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, and they’re located right next to the Lake of Dreams attraction.

Lakeside specializes in a variety of seafood, including Alaska king crab legs and wild mahi mahi from Hawaii.

Prices are a bit less costly than other fine dining restaurants, but depending on what you order, it can get pretty expensive.

Lakeside is open from 5:30 pm - 10 pm on Sunday - Thursday. They stay open for an additional 30 minutes on Friday and Saturday.

NOTE: If you’re interested in this or any other restaurants at or near the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, you might want to consider booking a hotel room.


Nobu

3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

If you’re looking for Japanese fine dining, this is an excellent alternative to Mizumi that you might want to consider instead.

While they focus on seafood, there are also vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes.

Nobu is home to the only Teppan tables in the United States, allowing visitors to see all of their food cooked and prepared right in front of them.

This restaurant is open from 5 pm - 10 pm every night.

NOTE: Nobu is located at Caesar’s Palace, so if you’re interested in visiting, you might want to book your hotel here.


Le Cirque

3600 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$$$

This is one of the most well-known restaurants in Las Vegas, with 5 star ratings from both Forbes Travel Guide and AAA.

They specialize in French cuisine, including dishes such as Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Roasted Rohan Duck, and Alba White Truffle Risotto.

Le Cirque is open from 5 pm - 10 pm on Monday and Thursday - Sunday. They are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

NOTE: This restaurant is located at the Bellagio, so if you’re interested in making reservations, it might be convenient to book your room at their hotel.


Top of the World

2000 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89104 | $$$$

Much like the Eiffel Tower, the STRAT Hotel has their own restaurant with a great view of Las Vegas.

The dining room actually revolves 360 degrees every 80 minutes, so you should have a chance to see most of the major sites while enjoying your meal.

They offer a variety of dishes, including both seafood and steak. Top of the World is open daily from 4 pm - 11 pm.

NOTE: If you’re going to be in the area, you might want to consider getting a hotel room at the STRAT or enjoy fun activities like the SkyJump!


Family-Friendly Restaurants in Las Vegas

Although some of the best affordable restaurants in Las Vegas are excellent options for families, there are quite a few themed and kid-friendly locations that haven’t been covered elsewhere in this post.

Most of these options are fairly affordable, and we’ll use the following scale to reflect typical prices at each restaurant: ($ - $$ - $$$ - $$$$).


Circus Buffet

2880 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$

This is one of the more family-friendly buffets in Las Vegas, and they offer a wide range of kid favorites such as tacos, corn dogs, mac & cheese, and spaghetti & meatballs.

Best of all, their prices are very reasonable at $27 - $32 for adults and roughly half the cost for children.

The Circus Buffet is open for brunch on Friday - Sunday from 7 am - 2 pm. They also offer dinner on Friday and Saturday from 4:30 pm - 10 pm.

For more details, make sure to check our post covering the best buffets in Las Vegas.

NOTE: This restaurant is located at the Circus Circus Hotel & Casino. If you plan to visit this buffet at least once, you might want to consider getting a room at this hotel for the sake of convenience.


Hard Rock Cafe

3771 Las Vegas Blvd South #120 Las Vegas, NV 89109 US | $$

Chances are you’re already familiar with the brand.

But, if you’re not, this restaurant has a rock & roll theme and they even host live musical performances every now and then.

Their menu includes a lot of American favorites such as burgers, steak, and baby back ribs.

While they aren’t exclusively a family restaurant, this should be a safe and comfortable place for families with children over the age of 10.

The Hard Rock Cafe is open daily from 8 am - 11 pm.

TIP: You can actually save money at the Hard Rock Cafe using Groupon. They currently offer money back and frequently provide coupon codes for an additional 10% - 20% off.


Planet Hollywood

3500 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$

This is another great American style restaurant which is sure to please most families.

With a menu ranging from burgers and nachos to prime rib and steak, there should be plenty of great dishes for guests of all ages.

One of the nicer menu options Planet Hollywood offers is all-day breakfast.

If you promised the kids breakfast, but it’s getting late in the day, make sure to head here!

This restaurant is open from 7 am - 8 pm on Monday - Wednesday. They have extended weekend hours from 7 am - 12 am on Thursday - Sunday.

TIP: If you’re planning to get a discount pass, it’s worth noting that you can save 20% off your bill with the Las Vegas Sightseeing Pass.


Hash House a Go Go

3535 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$

If your kids are hungry for traditional breakfast food, this popular local restaurant is a great option.

As the name implies, they specialize in hashes, but they also have flapjacks, waffles, biscuits & gravy, and more.

The Hash House a Go Go is open from 7:30 am - 3 pm on Sunday - Thursday. They have extended hours from 7:30 am - 10 pm on Friday and Saturday.


The Rainforest Cafe

3717 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | $$

This is just one of many Rainforest Cafes around the country, but it’s also one of the best of the bunch.

The entire restaurant is designed to mimic the look and feel of a rainforest, complete with canned sounds, fake foliage, and an animatronics show!

It might be gaudy, but this is just one of those cornerstones of Americana that you have to see at least once in your life. 

The Rainforest Cafe is open from 11 am - 10 pm on Monday - Thursday.

They extend their hours from 11 am - 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. Sunday hours are 11 am - 9 pm.


Las Vegas Restaurant Discounts

If you’re trying to save some money on food while visiting Las Vegas, there are a few different options you might want to consider.

This section provides details about some of the  better discounts at Las Vegas restaurants.


Las Vegas Sightseeing Pass

This discount pass covers admission to a lot of the most popular attractions, activities, and even theatrical shows in Las Vegas.

In addition to all the various services included, they also offer discounts at multiple popular restaurants in the city.

While you wouldn’t want to get a Las Vegas Sightseeing Pass just to save money on dining, it’s a good thing to keep in mind if you’re also planning to enjoy any of the activities they offer.

For more details on this and similar services, make sure to read our full post covering Las Vegas tourist passes.


Discount Sites

Another option for saving money at Las Vegas restaurants is to check discount sites such as Groupon or LivingSocial.

These services frequently provide deals of anywhere from 10% - 40% off at local eateries, and as of late they also offer money back!

Every now and then these sites will also offer additional coupon codes to help you save an extra 10% - 20% off. 


Credit Card and AAA Discounts

Most people are familiar with the types of discounts that AAA offers to their customers, and you’ll find that a lot of insurance and even credit card companies have begun to offer these deals.

We recommend checking to make sure one of the credit cards/bank cards/insurance cards you have isn’t already offering a deal on food at your favorite Las Vegas restaurants.

NOTE: Depending on which service you’re using, you might have to login to your account and activate the discounts before arriving. 

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Updated: November 22nd, 2022
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