Nevada

Restaurants in Nevada

Established in 1991, this authentic Italian eatery began as a tiny, 12-seat space and now serves an average of 300 people per day. Located just west of the Strip on Flamingo Road, Nora’s is set in an unassuming strip mall that belies its warmly lit interior with occasional live jazz.

Located along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Area 51, this quirky outpost includes a small motel, bar, and restaurant, all of which cater to alien enthusiasts. From the highway, this landmark appears as a white, corrugated-metal building and an otherworldly UFO saucer in its harness.

Though it serves 4,000 patrons a day, the Bellagio buffet manages to balance quantity and quality. The dining room's high traffic requires constant turnover at the 12 food stations, which range from seafood to pasta.

Named after Colombian sculptor Fernando Botero, this steakhouse contains original work by the eponymous artist, as well as other dramatic touches like huge white columns and colorful mosaic flowers on the floor.

A fanciful departure from the usual Vegas buffet (generally characterized by harsh décor and overcooked, institutional food), the Buffet at Wynn, lit overhead by natural light, evokes a garden party.

The 1,200-pound front wheel of an enormous replica Sportster juts forth from the façade of this casual All-American eatery.

At dinner, fill up on more than 160 entrées at the Fresh Market Square Buffet, where Friday nights include a serious seafood spread).

Julian Serrano's tapas restaurant serves up great pan con tomate, rafts of toasted bread rubbed with tomato, garlic, and grassy olive oil. Serrano is also the chef behind Picasso at the Bellagio.