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Las Vegas is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines, and Italian food is no exception. From classic trattorias to upscale establishments with Michelin-starred chefs, Sin City offers an impressive array of Italian dining experiences. Whether you’re craving a hearty pasta dish, a wood-fired pizza, or a taste of regional specialties, you’re sure to find something to tantalize your taste buds.

To help you navigate the delicious landscape of Italian fare in Las Vegas, we’ve curated a list of the top 10 restaurants, highlighting their unique ambiance, signature dishes, and must-try menu items. Mangiamo!

1. Carbone

This New York import at ARIA Resort & Casino brings a touch of old-school glamour to the Las Vegas dining scene. Highlighting tableside service and showmanship, the waiters, dressed in crisp white tuxedos, are experts in their craft. The dimly lit interior is awash in warm hues, with plush red booths, brass accents and includes a floor-to-ceiling Murano glass crystal chandelier commissioned for a Ferrari showroom in the 1960’s. The menu is a carnivore’s paradise, with highlights like the bone-in ribeye steak Fiorentina and the melt-in-your-mouth wagyu beef carpaccio. Don’t miss the signature dish, the Spicy Rigatoni Vodka, a creamy, slightly spicy concoction that’s guaranteed to leave you wanting more. Carbone is a place where indulgence meets sophistication from a bygone era. So, if you’re looking for a truly unique and memorable Vegas Italian dining experience, look no further than Carbone.

2. Lago

Bellagio’s Lago isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a portal to the sun-drenched shores of the Mediterranean. James Beard Award-winning Chef Julian Serrano’s creations are both artistic and flavorful, like the black cod with roasted fennel and citrus, where sweetness plays against savory depth. Expect fresh, seasonal ingredients transformed into innovative small plates perfect for sharing. Dive into delicate crudo, savor house-made pastas bursting with vibrant sauces, and indulge in succulent seafood dishes prepared with Mediterranean flair. Don’t miss the signature “Seven and Seven Lobster Gnocchi,” a decadent medley of lobster, mascarpone, and saffron, or the melt-in-your-mouth Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with shaved black truffles. Lago is as safe a bet for an exceptional Italian meal that there is in Vegas, and the stunning lakefront views are sure to create an unforgettable ambiance for your dining experience.

3. Cipriani

Elegance personified, Cipriani Las Vegas at Wynn Las Vegas offers an upscale take on Venetian cuisine. Rich mahogany paneling, plush leather booths, and warm lighting create an atmosphere reminiscent of old-world Italy. Witness the iconic tableside preparation of the Caesar salad, a timeless ritual, before indulging in classics like the iconic Cipriani Tagliolini with Ham or the decadent Spaghetti with Maine Lobster, and be sure to try the legendary Bellini, the restaurant’s signature cocktail. The extensive wine list also boasts a global selection, and impeccable service adds a touch of sophistication to your Venetian dining experience.

4. Brezza

Tucked away within the opulent embrace of Resorts World, Brezza is a culinary love letter penned by Chef Nicole Brisson. Imagine yourself transported to the Italian coast with fresh, vibrant dishes like tuna carpaccio drizzled with citrusy vinaigrette, heirloom caprese salad bursting with seasonal sweetness, and lobster campanelle dancing in a creamy saffron sauce. Save room for the grand finale – warm Bomboloni donuts dusted with sugar and drizzled with Nutella, the perfect ending to a coastal Italian escape.

5. Esther’s Kitchen

Downtown’s no longer hidden gem, helmed by James Beard Award finalist Chef James Trees, Esther’s Kitchen is a haven for rustic yet refined Italian fare about a 15 minute drive from the center of The Strip. Beyond the must-try rigatoni with black kale and almond pesto, the menu sings with seasonal ingredients and house-made pastas like the melt-in-your-mouth ricotta gnocchi with wild mushrooms and truffle butter. Don’t skip the sourdough bread, artfully swiped with anchovy butter, and prepare to be wowed by the melt-in-your-mouth veal osso buco, its richness perfectly balanced and sure to leave you dreaming about it after your meal.

Address: 1130 S. Casino Center Blvd Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV 89104

6. Ferraro’s

A Las Vegas institution for over 30 years, Ferraro’s is a family-owned haven where warmth and authenticity embrace you like a comforting hug. Located across the street from the Virgin Hotel & Casino, Ferraro’s is between a 5 and 10 minute drive from most Strip resorts. The menu is a celebration of Italian classics, from the comforting chicken parmesan to the hearty spaghetti and meatballs, each dish prepared with generations-old recipes and passion. Don’t miss the award-winning wine list, boasting over 10,000 bottles waiting to be explored.

Address: 4480 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

7. Matteo’s

Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano, a Venetian Grand Canal Shoppes institution since 1982, isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a lively piazza filled with warmth and authentic Italian flavors. Fresh seafood takes center stage, with branzino al sale and cioppino being must-tries. But don’t miss the house-made pastas and pizzas, each a testament to Matteo’s dedication to quality ingredients and classic recipes. Witness culinary magic in the open kitchen, raise a glass with friends, and savor a taste of Italy in the heart of Las Vegas.


Craving an electrifying Italian escape? LAVO, perched within The Palazzo, offers an upscale experience buzzing with Vegas energy. Indulge in Chef Scamardella’s signature dishes like the one-pound meatball, a true crowd-pleaser. Their famed Party Brunch on Saturdays turns the dining room into a hedonistic daytime affair, complete with dancing on tables and flowing champagne. For a more relaxed Sunday experience, their endless brunch offers bottomless cocktails and a decadent array of Italian favorites.

9. Amalfi

Transport yourself to the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast at Bobby Flay’s vibrant restaurant within Caesars Palace. Chef Flay’s passion for Italian flavors shines through in fresh, seafood-centric dishes. Dive into the focal point – a fish market teeming with daily catches, choose your perfect specimen, and let the knowledgeable fishmonger prepare it to perfection. House-made pastas like the ricotta gnocchi with lobster and saffron offer comforting yet elevated delights. Don’t miss the signature Amalfi Spritz, its vibrant orange hues mirroring the restaurant’s lively energy.

10. Carmine’s

Carmine’s Las Vegas, housed within the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, brings a touch of New York’s larger-than-life Italian spirit to the Strip. Get ready for family-style portions made for sharing, where hearty classics like chicken Parmigiana and baked clams reign supreme. Don’t miss their signature rigatoni with creamy vodka sauce, a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. With private dining options, a vibrant atmosphere, and enough food to satisfy even the hungriest group, Carmine’s offers a fun and flavorful Italian experience perfect for celebrations or casual gatherings.

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