|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.
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.
|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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Classic French Onion Soup au Gratin
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
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
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
Top of the Palms Casino Resort
4321 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
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.
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
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
Located at the Bellagio Hotel
3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South
|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.
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.
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.
Expensive posh hangout overlooking the fountains of the Bellagio Hotel.
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.
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.
Off the Las Vegas Strip and only open on the weekends, La Barca feature a live mariachi band and great Mexican seafood.
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.
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.