Restaurants in Nevada
The go-to bar for the Las Vegas hipster set, The Griffin is hard to miss with its iconic neon sign: the bar’s name is actually topped by a green griffin sipping a martini.
Situated in the Red Rock Casino & Resort, Cabo is known for its relaxed atmosphere and happy hour specials, available weekdays from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Inside the restaurant, rock walls are lined with huge picture windows that offer views of the surrounding desert and Red Rock Mountains.
With its Moghul archways and amiable staff, Origin is a cut above the typical South Asian restaurant. You could make a fine meal from the street-snacks menu alone: the bhel puri (puffed rice, potatoes, and onions in tamarind sauce) is as tasty as any in Mumbai.
Original paintings and ceramics by the restaurant’s eponym brighten this Bellagio dining room, which is also adorned with vibrant flowers, colorful upholstered chairs, and large windows overlooking the hotel's famous fountain show.
The restaurant, right at the base lodge, has all the usual fare: soups, burgers, and chili, but fires up the outdoor mesquite grill during peak season.
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Often lauded as the best steakhouse in Las Vegas, this iconic restaurant excels under the direction of award-winning chef and restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Inspired by Tokyo’s Shibuya district, this upscale Japanese restaurant on MGM’s Studio Walk offers inventive cuisine ranging from small plates to fresh sushi, which is often hailed as the best in the city.
Until 2008, Chicago’s Charlie Trotter was one of the few über-chefs to resist Las Vegas. But he finally opened not one, but two spots in the Palazzo Resort. The most prized table at elegant Restaurant Charlie is in the glass-encased nook above the open kitchen.
Enter this airy, all-white modern dining room, which opened in 2006, and the only reminder that you are not eating in the Hamptons is the fact that you had to reach Vintner Grill through an office park.
Established by the creators of The Bank nightclub, this Bellagio restaurant specializes in upscale American comfort food.
Located just off the Strip inside the MGM Grand, Diego serves traditional Mexican fare in a colorful dining room adorned with red banquettes, light green pillars, hot pink chairs, and an eclectic array of hammered tin mirrors. The menu includes signature items like the pollo al horno con mole
Chef Shawn McClain made his name at Spring and Green Zebra, in Chicago. Sage hews to the same farm-to-table approach—or, in Vegas’s case, FedEx-to-table. Order the foie gras crème brûlée, laced with cocoa nibs and bing cherries, spiked with brandy and Grand Marnier.