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Barbecue-Cajun Restaurants in Las Vegas

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Buffalo Wild Wings

This popular franchise located in 27 states serves up, you quessed it, wings. They cater to the sports fan with many televisions set to your favorite game so you won’t miss a second of the action.

Lucille’s

You better come hungry when you visit Lucille’s barbecue because the portion sizes are huge. You can find live jazz and blues music playing on Friday and Saturday night.

Memphis Championship Barbecue

Found inside the Sante Fe Station Hotel the Memphis barbecue is home to Mike Mills the four time World Championship Barbecue Cook-offs winner. There is also a blues lounge that’s right at home with the southern decor and great food.

Sweet Georgia Browns

Big portions delicious portions of barbecue food are delivered in a friendly atmosphere at Sweet Georgia Browns restaurant. If you’re looking for some good Southern home cooking you’ll be very happy.


Las Vegas Buffet

Las Vegas Restaurants


 

Aladdin Spice Market Buffet

Featuring good food from around the world the Spice Market Buffet offers a large food selection at good prices during the mid-day. You can find Middle Eastern selections and a Mexican food station among many others.

Bellagio Buffet

The Bellagio Buffet is rated one of the best in Las Vegas and for good reason. Visitors enjoy a wide assortment of good food from Asian specialties to Venison and just about everything in between.

Carnival World Buffet

This buffet is not fooling around when they say you get food from around the world at their buffet. With 12 distinct food experiences there is something for everyone here. You can find it all at the Rio Hotel.

Cravings at the Mirage

This buffet has recently undergone a complet makeover and the results are a sophisticated and modern look. Chefs in special areas offer to put together personalized dishes at this chic buffet.

Le Village Buffet

Located inside the Paris Hotel the Le Village Buffet offers many French inspired dining options and desserts. This one is among the best buffets in Las Vegas, however it does come with a price.

Main Street Station

If you’re in downtown Las Vegas this is the buffet stop you’re looking for. This is one of the best buffets in town where you can get really good food at a reasonable price.


Brew Pubs in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Restaurants


Gordon Biersch

You can find all of your favorite beers on tap at this popular hangout. Visitors keep coming back for the good food, microbrews and atmosphere.

Monte Carlo Pub and Brewery

The Monte Carlo Pub and Brewery offers a large selection of food choices including eighteen different pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and beer that is brewed on location. It’s got a conveinent location at the Monte Carlo hotel right on the Las Vegas Strip.

Triple 7 Brew Pub

This is one of the best places in Las Vegas to grab your favorite beer anytime of the day or night. There’s a late night happy hour with great deals on food and drinks. Enjoy one of the many beers on draft at this popular downtown location located at the Main Street Station.


Chinese Restaurants in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Restaurants


Chang

At Changs y ou can find delicious Dim Sum while sitting in comfortable booths overlooking Chinese art and artifacts. The menu at Changs is large and you can try asking for special dishes that are not on the menu.

Mayflower Cuisiner

Great Asian food and a fantastic value the Mayflower Cuisiner is an interesting fusion of Asian and French food. You can find a patio and a full bar here.

Noodle’s

This is pretty close to an authentic noodle house inside the Bellagio hotel. It’s actually quite small and can get very busy during peak times. You can get tyour noodles in a variety of different ways. There’s also a good sized appetizer menu.

Pearl

This is quite possibly the most beautiful of all of the Chinese restaurants in Las Vegas. Private booths offer a perfect dining spot for a romantic experience.

Ping Pang Pong

Found inside the Gold Coast hotel this Asian restaurant appeals to locals due to its great prices and tasty food. It sits overlooking the action of the nearby casino.


French Restaurants Las Vegas

Las Vegas Restaurants


Alize  

Found at the top of the Palms hotel the Alize restaurant has the one of the most spectacular views in Las Vegas. Alize has the perfect romantic dining setting to impress your date or loved one.

Andre’s

This restaurant is known for its extensive wine selection and large wine cellar with vintages dating back to the early 1800’s. They have recently done a 2 million dollar renovation to this restaurant. It is located at the Monte Carlo hotel.

Bonjour French Restaurant

The Bonjour is a charming Las Vegas neighborhood restaurant featuring traditional French cuisine. It’s a popular choice among many locals in the area.

Bouchon

This restaurant blends art and atmosphere perfectly to create a sophisticated and beautiful dining experience. It’s located at the Venetian Resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

Marche Bacchus

This cozy French restaurant has a romantic interior and delivers tasty food at a great value. There is a full wine store on site and the restaurant offers a $10 corkage fee.

Mon Ami Gabi

Located at the Paris hotel the Mon Ami Gabi features a charming dining area inside and if you can, try to grab one of the sidewalk tables.

Pamplemousse

Get ready for a unique dining experience in a restaurant with no menus. That’s right, waiters recite the offerings and specials of the day and carefully explain each dish to their customers.

Picasso

You can find China Spice at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in nearby Henderson. You’ll find a large and very delicious menu and a great value.


Alize Las Vegas

Alize Las Vegas


Alize

Located at the top of the Palms hotel, with floor to ceiling windows, diners have a 320-degree view of the valley. Arguably, Alize has the best view of Las Vegas. The view on the inside is one to behold as well. Each table is elegantly set with china, crystal, and handcrafted flower vases and glass candle holders.

Chefs Andre Rochat and Jacques Van Staden hold nothing back in freshness, quality, and flavor either. Each plate is designed to tantalize all your senses. The stuffed and breaded portabello mushrooms, sautéed muscovy duck breast, and the Grand Marnier soufflé are sure bets. Alize also offers special menus for holidays and groups.

If you’re looking for a sophisticated, classy, and sensual restaurant, Alize is it. Therefore, be sure to take a look at Alize’s dress code. The commonly accepted dress code of Las Vegas (casual and/or skimpily clad) isn’t going to fly here. Parents should note that Alize does not provide accommodations for children under 12, nor do they offer a children’s menu.

Cuisine: French

Prices: $51 and over (there’s a minimum charge of $45 per person)

Reservations: yes, by phone 702-951-7000

Be sure to ask for any special tables when you make your reservation

Attire: Jackets and ties are not required; however jeans, t-shirts, and tennis shoes are not acceptable. Ladies are requested to wear modest apparel.

Best Table: Any next to a window. Requests for specific tables are accommodated on a first come-first served basis, with the final decision going to the Maitre D’.

Wine list: over 1,200 international wines, many rare, high mark-up

Ports and cognacs (some dating back to the 1700’s) are also available.

Sample Menu:

APPETIZERS

Smoked Scottish Salmon with Sour Cream and Chive Blinis, Green Asparagus Salad, Egg Mousse and Caviar Lemon Vinaigrette

Kobe Beef Carpaccio with Roma Tomato Confiture, Basil Pesto,

Shaved Manchego, Banyuls Reduction, White Truffle Oil and Grilled Baguette

Breaded Portabello Mushroom Stuffed with Sautéed Beef and Caramelized Vidalia Onions, Spinach with Parmesan Cream Sauce and Garlic Chips

Escargots de Bourgogne – Traditional Imported French Escargots in Garlic Herb Butter

SOUPS

Classic French Onion Soup au Gratin

SALADS

Phyllo Wrapped, Baked Anjou Pear and Roquefort Cheese Salad with Lollo Rosso Lettuce, Spicy Pecans and Vanilla-Pineapple Vinaigrette

Variety of Heirloom Tomato Salad with Apple, Cantaloupe

and Buffalo Mozzarella, Baby Arugula, Basil, Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette and Argan Olive Oil

ENTREES

2lb. Live Maine Lobster – Grilled, Steamed, Roasted or Thermidor

Pan Seared Pacific Salmon with a Fricassée of Fava Beans, Yellow Corn and Enoki Mushrooms with Sautéed Potato, Crab Salad and Dijon-Dill Sauce

Ahi Tuna Seared Medium Rare with Sautéed Foie Gras and

Roasted Porcini Mushrooms, Glazed Haricots Verts, Pearl Onions,

Watercress and Shallot-Verjus Sauce

Sautéed Muscovy Duck Breast with Pan Roasted Baby Artichokes,

Pink Radishes, Spinach and Toasted Almonds, Duck Confit,

Creamed Spring Onion and Cherry Reduction

“Veal Four Ways” – Veal Sausage with Truffle and Pistachios,

Fingerling Potato Salad and Arugula Pesto; Sautéed Veal Loin with Morel Mushroom and Parmesan Coulis; Roasted Leg of Veal with Tomato Aioli and Sweet Garlic Confiture; and Braised Veal Cheeks with Potato Purée and Preserved Lemon Salad

Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon with Wild Mushroom and Potato Croquette, Asparagus, Zucchini and Cognac Cream Sauce

Duo of Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb with Sweet Carrot Purée,

Green Peas, Caramelized Pearl Onions and Roasted Leg of Lamb

Shaved Thin with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette and Pinot Noir Sauce

DESSERT

Chocolate or Grand Marnier Soufflé

Homemade Graham Cracker and Toasted Marshmallow Topped

with a Warm Mocha Brownie and Served with Chilled Espresso Tiramisu

Chocolate Fondant with Caramelized Bananas and Creamy Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Hours: daily, 5:30-10pm

Alizé Restaurant

Top of the Palms Casino Resort

4321 W. Flamingo Road

Las Vegas, NV  89103

702-951-7000 restaurant

702-951-7002 fax


Picasso Las Vegas

Picasso Las Vegas


Picasso Restaurant

Combine original Picassos (totaling over $30 million), the famous Bellagio fountains, vibrant flowers, with exquisite food and you get the Picasso. Award-winning executive chef Julian Serrano completes your sensory experience with what can only be described as edible works of art. Diners may choose between a four-course prix fixe menu and a five-course menu degustation. The bonus is Julian Serrano is actually in the kitchen, a unique feature in the upscale Las Vegas restaurants. Picasso is one of the finest restaurants in the world and is an opportunity not to be missed.

Picasso has received the distinquished AAA Five Diamond Award of Excellence for 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006. Restaurant reviewers for the popular Zagat Las Vegas Restaurant Survey voted Picasso “Most Popular Restaurant” in Las Vegas in 2002.

Cuisine: French-Spanish

Prices: Four-course prix fixe menu, (French for “fixed price”) $90; five-course menu degustation, (French for “a tasting or sampling”) $100

Reservations: recommended by calling (702) 693-7223

Attire: Jackets are recommended. No smoking.

Best Table: any in the front that face the Bellagio fountains and the Paris Las Vegas casino’s Eiffel Towel

Wine list: extensive but with high mark-up, corkage, $35

Sample Menu:

Poached Oysters Garnished with Osetra Caviar, Sauce Vermouth

Warm Quail Salad with Sautéed Artichokes, Pine Nuts

Boudin of Fresh Lobster, Shrimp and Scallops with Sofrito and Nantua Sauce

Sautéed Filet of Black Bass with Saffron Sauce and Cauliflower Mousseline

Sautéed Filet of Center Cut Medallions of Australian Swordfish

with Court-Bouillon Sauce and Fresh Herbs

Roasted Pigeon Crust of Honey, Walnuts and Almonds with Wild Rice Risotto

Sauteed Filet of Canadian Halibut with Purple Peruvian Potatoes Carpaccio and Mushroom Duxelle

Aged Lamb Rôti with Crust of Truffles and Au Jus

Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Closed Tuesday

Reservations Recommended by calling (702) 693-7223

Picasso Restaurant

Located at the Bellagio Hotel

3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Bellagio

702-693-8105


Italian Restaurants Las Vegas

Las Vegas Restaurants


Anna Bella

Affordable food, attentive and friendly waitstaff, a charming neighborhood feel and delicious food make this restaurant a Las Vegas gem.

Antonio’s

Located at the Rio hotel this fine restaurant is a local favorite due in part to its high quality Italian food and good value. Visitors will especially like the complimentary breadsticks and special liqueur offered as a special thank you for dining at Antonio’s.

Bertolini’s

Found in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Bertolini’s restaurant offers generous portions and friendly service. Sitting outside on the sidewalk terrace gets you a nice view of the Roman fountains and the Forum Shops.

Bootlegger

The Bootlegger has been in the restaurant business a long time and offers up great values in an old style Las Vegas environment. This place has got a cool leather seating and a unique and fun vibe. They also frequently have entertainers and a large and well appointed bar.

Circo

Circo at the Bellagio hotel offers spectacular views of the Bellagio fountains in a bright and vibrant setting. You’ll find that most tables have great views.

Fellini’s

With three locations to choose from in Las Vegas, Fellini’s restaurant welcomes visitors as if they are welcomed guests and delivers a delicious assortment of Italian dishes at a great value. This is a locals favorite.

Fiamma Trattoria

Located at the MGM Grand hotel the Fiamma Trattoria is pricey but offers a chic hangout, upscale dishes and delicious cocktails.

Il Fornaio

This fine restaurant has two locations in the Las Vegas area at the New York New York hotel and the Green Valley Resort. Homemade pasta and bread have made many an Atkins diet follower lose their willpower at this upscale eatery.

Il Mulino New York

Found inside the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace this elegant restaurant is modeled after the New York restaurant with the same menu. It’s on the expensive side, but guests leave happy.

Medici Cafe

Beautifully decorated in a tuscan theme, the Medici Cafe is lavish and offers a million dollar view of the Florentine Gardens of the Ritz Carlton Resort.

Piero’s Italian Cuisine

This is old school Vegas legend baby. Enjoy the long lost days of Sin Cities past at this cool restaurant that specializes in old-world service and traditional Italian dishes. There’s also another Piero’s location that is a little more casual than the original.

Stefano’s

Your Italian dishes are delivered by singing waiters at Stefano’s restaurant located at the Golden Nugget Hotel in downtown Las Vegas. It’s a fun and happy dining experience that serves food from Southern Italy..

Trattoria Del Lupo

Wolfgang Puck has done it again with this fashionable eatery dedicated to the best in Italian fare. Visitors will find an open setting set in a rustic dining room with large vaulted ceilings.

Ventano

Situated in nearby Henderson, Ventano restaurant looks down upon a spectacular view of the surrounding area. This is a good place to find good tasting and reasonably priced Italian dishes.


Japanese Restaurants Las Vegas

Las Vegas Restaurants


Hyakumi Sushi roku

Check out the sushi chefs as they dazzle onlookers with their version of the Hyakumi slice it and dice it show. It’s a close jumping off point to the nearby Cleapatra club inside Caesars Palace.

Makino Sushi Restaurant

This popular sushi buffet is located in downtown Las Vegas and can get pretty crowded. Lovers of all you can eat specials will be in sushi heaven.

Nobu

Unique fusion of Japanese and Peruvian selections and sushi is provided in this hip hangout inside the Hard Rock hotel. This place gets jumpin on the weekends.

Okada

Overlooking the beautiful scenery of the Wynn hotel resort, Okada is a delight to the mouth and senses. The food prepared by chef Takashi Yagahasi is delicious.

Shintaro

Expensive posh hangout overlooking the fountains of the Bellagio Hotel.


Mexican Restaurants Las Vegas

Las Vegas Restaurants


Border Grill

You’ll find this bustling Mexican restaurant at the Mandalay Bay hotel overlooking the pool gardens. They serve up tasty margaritas and spicy Mexican food.

Isla

Famous for their great Mexican food and tequila drinks served up by their scantily clad tequila goddess, Isla is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Las Vegas.

La Barca

Off the Las Vegas Strip and only open on the weekends, La Barca feature a live mariachi band and great Mexican seafood.

Pink Taco

The Pink Taco is found at the Hard Rock Hotel and diners can enjoy sitting outside overlooking the popular pool or take in the views from inside the restaurant.

Taqueria Canonita

You’ll feel like you’re in a Mexican restaurant in Venice Italy as you sit watching while Gondoliers float by on the nearby canals of the Venetian hotel.


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