Whether you’re a local to Las Vegas or just visiting for the weekend, finding a great restaurant to eat at can be tough. With so many restaurants to choose from it can become quite overwhelming when choosing where to eat, especially if you’re entertaining visitors.

Instead of leaving you to make this decision yourself, here’s a guide to some of the best Las Vegas restaurants to help you along. Restaurants are listed by cuisine type and recommendations, so no matter what you’re craving you’ll be able to find the restaurant for you.

Steakhouse:

The Capital Grille – Las Vegas


1. The Capital Grille

3200 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

From critically acclaimed dry-aged steaks to world-class wines, The Capital Grille has it all. On top of the amazing food is world-class service and a view that is to die for! Located on Las Vegas Boulevard right across the street from the Wynn hotel, The Capital Grille is a steakhouse you have to see to believe.

2. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse –

6515 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Not only is this a great steakhouse, this restaurant offers an exceptional selection of wines. If you’re looking to pair your steak with a fine wine, look no further than Fleming’s. Located on Sunset and Las Vegas Boulevard, add Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse to your list of future reservations.

3. Hugo’s Cellar –

202 Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Brought to you by downtown Las Vegas, Hugo’s Cellar is located inside the Four Queens hotel and casino. Don’t let the location fool you though, this restaurant was voted “Best Gourmet Room” for five years in a row by the Review Journal. Offering each guest a rose on the table, Hugo’s Cellar brings high class to downtown.

4. Cleaver –

3900 Paradise Rd suite d-1, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Speaking of class, stepping into the dining room at Cleaver will leave you with a sense of awe as you gaze upon the beautiful chandeliers. The ambiance isn’t the only reason to dine there, however. Cleaver has some of the best choice cuts you could imagine, with a full-service bar to go with it.

5. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle –

3925 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Del Frisco’s might remind you more of an upscale pub than it does a steakhouse, but make no mistake this restaurant has everything you could ask for. Quality choice meats, an award-winning wine selection, and amazing desserts. Nestled just behind the strip, Del Frisco’s is easy to find and easy to enjoy.

Sushi:

Umami – Las Vegas


1. Umami –

6640 N Durango Dr #180, Las Vegas, NV 89149

You’ll have to put in some travel time to get to this sushi location but when its for food this good, the travel is well worth it. Umami is located just off the 215 and Durango, which puts it in the serene surroundings of Centennial Hills. If you’re looking for great food and a great atmosphere, be sure to head on in.

2. Sakana –  

3949 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89119

More centrally located Sakana is on Maryland Parkway, just between Flamingo and Twain. Boasting “all you can eat” sushi at affordable prices might seem too good to be true. However, the only thing “too good” here is the food.

3. Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar –  

Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, 11011 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135

The Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill is located inside the Red Rock Casino, which is great because they have indoor and outdoor seating! They also have their own beer garden and can recommend drinks based on your order.

4. Sapporo Revolving Sushi –

4671 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

With three locations located around the Las Vegas valley, Sapporo Revolving Sushi is a local favorite. This restaurant doesn’t just have good food, it has a fresh take on sushi. Bringing the first revolving sushi restaurant to Las Vegas, Sapporo Revolving Sushi should no doubt make your sushi short-list.

5. Naked Fish’s Sushi & Grill –  

3945 S Durango Dr # A6, Las Vegas, NV 89147

Serving Las Vegas since 2005, Naked Fish’s Sushi & Grill is known for its fresh fish and early Happy-Hour. The late-night atmosphere is also a well-known staple of this restaurant that doesn’t just serve sushi but other forms of Japanese cuisine as well. A favorite of celebrities and locals alike, Naked Fish’s Sushi & Grill gives customers a reason to return.

Mexican:

Inside Lindo Michocan – Las Vegas – Desert Inn Location


1. Lindo Michoacan –

2655 E Desert Inn Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121

A local favorite that has been around since 1990 and hosts some of the best food and entertainment you can get. With multiple restaurants around the valley, it won’t be difficult for you to find one nearest you. With decor you can only admire while you eat, it’s no wonder Lindo Michoacan is a Las Vegas hot-spot.

2. Tres Amigos Mexican Grill –

2381 E Windmill Ln #18, Las Vegas, NV 89123

A brand-new restaurant to Las Vegas, Tres Amigos Mexican Grill is already making a name for themselves. Great food and great art go hand in hand in this restaurant and it’s clear they’re planning to stick around. With tender meat that is seasoned to perfection, Tres Amigos doesn’t disappoint.

3. Juan’s Flaming Fajitas –

9640 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89147

Specializing in traditional Mexican cuisine, Juan’s Flaming Fajitas is ready to set your mouth on fire! They also have a select list of vegetarian options which make this a great restaurant for everyone. Be sure to finish off your meal with some delicious flan!

4. Casa Don Juan –  

1204 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89104

With three locations located all around the valley Casa Don Juan is an ideal location when travelling with a party. Each location has its own unique style but still retains the same time-tested recipes that are sure to satisfy your cravings. From fajitas bursting with flavor to the lively atmosphere, Casa Don Juan is a must-visit.

5. Leticia’s Cocina & Cantina –

4949 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89130

This is a kitchen you’ll never want to leave! With two locations in the Las Vegas valley, you likely have a Leticia’s near you. One of these locations is inside the Santa Fe Casino, so you can do some gaming after you finish your meal! Leticia’s Cocina & Cantina has great food and the hospitality to match!

Seafood:

Water Grill – Las Vegas


1. Water Grill –

3500 South Las Vegas Blvd Space #G01, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Walking into this restaurant feels like you’re boarding a ship, with classic sea decor surrounding you. Along with the amazing ambiance comes amazing food, Water Grill is known for the amazing oysters. A premier seafood restaurant located in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

2. Hot N Juicy Crawfish –

3663 S Las Vegas Blvd #590, Las Vegas, NV 89109

It’s hard to keep people away from this restaurant, Hot N Juicy Crawfish knows how to keep customers coming back. This restaurant leaves people wanting more of their delicious and spicy crawfish that you can eat by the POUND! No need for utensils here, just sit and enjoy!

3. Bajamar Seafood & Tacos –

1615 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104

If you want a restaurant that reminds you of beach-side seafood comfort, look no further than Bajamar Seafood & Tacos. Situated on the Las Vegas Strip, Bajamar Seafood & Tacos has a five-star YELP rating, something that isn’t easily achievable. Stop in to taste the Baja style fish tacos and enjoy the restaurant’s decor.

4.  Pier 215 –

7060 S Durango Dr Suite 101, Las Vegas, NV 89113

A mix of seafood and sushi, Pier 215 specializes in high-quality seafood that is sure to leave you satisfied. If you aren’t in the mood for seafood, they also have creative dishes like brown rice risotto. Situated just off the 215, go for the views and stay for the food.

5. The Boiling Crab –

4025 S Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89103

You might have to wait a little while to get a seat, but that’s just a testament to how good the food is at The Boiling Crab. The good news is they have a waiting list that is updated frequently so you’ll know exactly how to plan your meal. With a unique Cajun twist, The Boiling Crab will leave you wanting more than you can handle.

Southwest/BBQ:

John Mulls Meats- The Road Kill Grill- Las Vegas


1. John Mulls Meats- The Road Kill Grill –

3730 Thom Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89130

The name of this barbecue hot-spot is quite lengthy but The Road Kill Grill is still one of the best barbecue spots in Las Vegas. This is mainly due to the top-quality meat that makes it’s way to your table. Customers not only get great food but also great advice on how to replicate the same recipes at home!

2. Rollin’ Smoke Barbeque –

725 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Barbecue and burgers! Could you really ask for more? If that wasn’t enough to sell you on Rollin’ Smoke Barbeque, it’s worth it to note that they also cater. With great brisket and hot-link sandwiches, visit Rollin’ Smoke Barbeque if you want to get your taste buds popping!

3. Big B’s Texas BBQ –  

3019 St Rose Pkwy #130, Henderson, NV 89052

Two locations on the outskirts of Las Vegas hasn’t deterred customers from frequenting Big B’s Texas BBQ. The reason for that is premium meats that have been smoked for over twelve hours. The emphasis on quality is paramount at Big B’s Texas BBQ which is why the restaurant continues thriving even though it isn’t centrally located.

4. Sin City Smokers BBQ –

2861 N Green Valley Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89014

A classic as far as barbecue spots are concerned, Sin City Smokers BBQ boasts a fun atmosphere with some of the sauciest meats you can handle. If you’re looking for another great catering location, Sin City Smokers BBQ is right up your alley. With signature sandwiches to get your mouth around, it’s no wonder this restaurant is a local favorite.

5. Jessie Rae’s BBQ –

5611 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Voted Best Barbecue in Las Vegas 2017, Jessie Rae’s BBQ just oozes great barbecue. Ready to show the world what great barbecue in Las Vegas looks like, Jessie Rae’s BBQ brings the heat with all homemade sauces. The second you finish your meal, your stomach will thank you.

Pizza:

Pizza Rock – Las Vegas


1. Pizza Rock –

201 N 3rd St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Boasting a variety of pizza styles, Pizza Rock is a highly sought-after pizza restaurant. Regardless of the style you’re looking for, this restaurant has won multiple awards for their specialty pizzas. With vegan options being added to the menu Pizza Rock has something for everyone!

2. Pizzaria Monzu –

6020 W Flamingo Rd #10, Las Vegas, NV 89103

With an Italian street-food inspired menu, Pizzaria Monzu has brought a new style of pizza to Las Vegas. The owner already had success with one restaurant in Las Vegas so he decided to open another with a new concept. Pizzaria Monzu might not be the pizza you remember, but it isn’t one you’ll ever forget!

3. Bambino’s East Coast Pizzeria –

2555 S Durango Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89117

A pizzeria specializing in East Coast flavor is exactly what Las Vegas needed and Bambino’s East Coast Pizzeria provides it! With only the freshest ingredients and a friendly atmosphere, if its east coast pizza you’re looking for, Bambino’s will supply it!

4.  Secret Pizza –

The Boulevard Tower, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd Level 3, Las Vegas, NV 89109

This could be perhaps Las Vegas’s best-kept secret. Secret Pizza is located inside of The Cosmopolitan and takes a little bit of searching to find. Once you find it you’ll be surprised at how much flavor can come from such a small pizza parlor. Nothing’s better than walking around the Las Vegas Strip with a great slice of pie!

5. Amore Taste of Chicago –

3945 S Durango Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89147

Trying to find authentic Chicago deep-dish pizza in Las Vegas isn’t an easy task. Amore Taste of Chicago has found a way to bring deep-dish pizza to the West. If you’re looking for specialty pizzas as well, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for along with mouth-watering appetizers!

Italian:

Amano- Las Vegas


1. Amano –

5601 N Tenaya Way #106, Las Vegas, NV 89130

When choosing an Italian eatery, some might want a little more cheese with their meal. Amano knows exactly what you mean! With dishes like the “Fat Baby” and desserts made by hand with love, this restaurant brings classic Italy to Las Vegas.

2. Pasta Shop Ristorante –

2525 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89052

You can’t have Italian cuisine without pasta! To find some of the best pasta in Las Vegas, look no further than Pasta Shop Ristorante! Fresh gourmet pasta and providing vegan options as well, Pasta Shop Ristorante has a menu tailored to every type of customer.

3. The Bootlegger Italian Bistro –

7700 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89123

Established in 1973, The Bootlegger Italian Bistro takes restaurant-goers back to the prohibition era. With world-class Italian food and live entertainment, this bistro is an exciting experience. Be sure to make a reservation if you’re planning on a Friday visit as this restaurant can get booked rather quickly!

4. Nora’s Italian Cuisine –

5780 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103

When this restaurant first opened in 1991 it had a seating capacity of 12, now they’ve become one of the valleys hottest Italian restaurants. If you’re looking to host a large party, Nora’s offers a separate dining room you can reserve. With an award winning bar and local beloved dishes, Nora’s is a can’t miss Italian restaurant.

5. My Mother’s House –

9320 Sun City Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89134

There’s nothing quite like visiting your mother’s house for dinner and that’s exactly what My Mother’s House set out to accomplish. Situated in Sun City Summerlin is a small Italian restaurant that makes you feel right at home. With fresh homemade ravioli and gnocchi and a live jazz band staring Chef Mike himself, what more could you ask for?

Brazilian:

Texas de Brazil – Las Vegas


1. Texas De Brazil –

6533 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

A Brazilian steakhouse known for not only the meat but the extravagant salad area. Texas De Brazil is a premier location whether you’re looking to feed a group or just yourself. With a large dining room that can host your party regardless of size but still offers a personal experience for everyone, Texas De Brazil is the ideal Brazilian restaurant.

2. Fogo De Chao –

360 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Originally established in 1979, Fogo De Chao has pioneered Brazilian cuisine in Las Vegas. Keep in mind that although this restaurant only offers single-seating at the bar, the food is still delectable and doesn’t hinder the experience. They also offer vegan options as well so regardless of your preferred options, you’ll find a meal right for you.

3. Rodizio Grill –

1300 W Sunset Rd #2950, Henderson, NV 89014

This is a slightly smaller restaurant than our aforementioned Brazilian steakhouses. But what Rodizio Grill lacks in size they make up for in flavor and competitive pricing. They are located in Henderson so they’re also a little out of the way but still worth the travel. If you’re looking to host a team-building event Rodizio Grill can provide that as well!

4. Via Brasil Steakhouse –

1225 S Fort Apache Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89117

Located on Fort Apache and Charleston, the Via Brasil Steakhouse boasts twenty-one different meats served table-side and a large salad bar. You can also join their loyalty rewards program to earn points towards free dinners, brunches and Happy-Hour specials!

5. Pincanha Steak Restaurant –

7480 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89139

This might not look like a Brazilian steakhouse on its surface, but they’ve made a name for themselves for the quality meats they serve. Not only do they have dine-in, but you can also order from the Pincanha Steak Truck for catering!

American:

Slater’s 50/50 – Las Vegas


1. Slater’s 50/50 –

467 E Silverado Ranch Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89183

Winner of the 2019 Best of Las Vegas “Best Beer List” award Slater’s 50/50 has emerged as one of the best American eateries in Las Vegas. They’ve also won “Best Burger in the United States” by Woman’s Day Magazine. If you’re looking for great burgers and great beer, stop in Slater’s 50/50.

2. SkinnyFATS –

6261 Dean Martin Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Everyday is potentially a cheat day at SkinnyFATS. With healthy options to go along with their more indulgent menu, it won’t be difficult to find your favorite meal. Be sure to try their SkinnyFATS Punch along with some signature juices as well. SkinnyFATS is also “dog-friendly” so you can eat outside on the patio with your furry friend if you wish!

3. Bj’s Brewhouse –

9520 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123

Specialty crafted beer? Check! Multiple dine-in locations across the valley? Check! Most importantly, Pizzookies! Bj’s Brewhouse brings a smile to your face and to your stomach. They also have lighter options and some vegan options as well to fit all your dining needs.

4. Americana –

2620 Regatta Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89128

Fine American dining with a lakeside view is what you get when you visit Americana. From the second you take your seat, you’ll be greeted with culinary creations you have to see to believe! Dining at night is quite a treat with the well-lit outdoor dining area as well. For a serene dining experience, make a reservation at Americana.

5. Yard House –

3545 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

With numerous locations spread throughout the valley, it won’t be hard for you to find a Yard House located near you! A large menu tailored to whatever your stomach requires and signature drinks to quench your thirst, Yard House is an ideal location for large parties as well. They also offer late-night dining as well for those that want to catch a quick bite after a night out.

Pubs:

Hop Nuts Brewing – Las Vegas


1. Hop Nuts Brewing –

1120 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89104

With twenty beers on tap, fifteen of which are made in-house, its no wonder why Hop Nuts Brewing is a Las Vegas hot-spot. IPA’S are the specialty here but rest assured, Hop Nuts Brewing has a beer for you. They host social events as well so you can go out and mingle with the community!

2. Public School 702 –

1850 Festival Plaza Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89135

Located in Summerlin, Public School 702 is a gastropub that serves you exclusive craft beer and educates you on how to pair beer with food. Happy-Hour (known as “Recess”) is held daily and offers an amazing selection of food and drinks. Named “Hot Concept” in 2017 by Nation’s Restaurant News, Public School 702 is a class you’ll want to attend.

3. Nine Fine Irishmen –

3790 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

The name alone should make you want to visit Nine Fine Irishmen, but if that wasn’t enough to lure you in the live music might. Playing every night except for Tuesday is RiRa, offering high-energy Irish music to pair with your food and drinks! If you’re looking for a classic Irish pub in Las Vegas, Nine Fine Irishmen is the place to be!

4. Flowing Tide Pub & Grill –

4680 S Decatur Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89103

A large pub with plenty of things to entertain you, Flowing Tide Pub & Grill is ideal if you have a large group. Multiple seating areas along with a pool table and bar-side gaming, this pub delivers food, fun and family right to your table! Be sure to try the “Homemade Bread Pudding”!

5. The Tavern –

1113 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146

A bar that feels high-end but delivers dive-bar prices? The Tavern is just that, great atmosphere but won’t gauge your pockets. The Tavern has live music events and a large enough dining area to accommodate a large party as well. This pub is an ideal location to catch NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL games and make some friends in the process!

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