Best Las Vegas Strip Restaurants [Updated 2022]


There are so many restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip that it can be difficult to decide where to eat. At least that’s the dilemma most travelers encounter when visiting Sin City. So, I decided to put together this guide outlining some of the best restaurants on the Strip.

After living in the city for a few years, I’ve had an opportunity to try most of the top restaurants. So as a local who goes out to eat frequently, I’m convinced that these are the best Las Vegas Strip restaurants.

Best Restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip

1. Lago

Lago is an excellent Italian restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip. This eatery is known for serving high-end pizzas, pastas, and seafood dishes. The menu features a number of small plates, which gives diners an opportunity to try many different flavors without over-indulging.

Not only does the restaurant serve world-class food, but it also has a view. Lago’s dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows, offering customers one of the best views of the Bellagio Fountains. The tables in the open-air patio area also have great waterfront views.

  • Location: 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 
  • Cuisine: Italian
Lago restaurant next to the Bellagio Fountains in Vegas.

2. Le Cirque

Le Cirque is another restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip that has a great view of the Bellagio Fountains. The French cuisine at Le Cirque is some of the best in Vegas, plus the service is impeccable. The dishes at this restaurant are a bit different, but they’re still delicious.

The menu consists of signature dishes like caviar, Maine lobster salad, Australian black truffle risotto, roasted duck, and Japanese Wagyu steak. Le Cirque has an additional menu for vegetarians as well. If you enjoy wine, you’ll want to try the wine pairing during your meal.

  • Location: 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: French

3. Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex is a fantastic Las Vegas Strip restaurant found inside The Cosmopolitan. This spot is actually hidden behind a pawn shop storefront inside the hotel, so you’ll want to walk through that area to get to the restaurant. The hidden entrance makes this place feel like a sophisticated speakeasy.

The menu at Beauty & Essex features several signature dishes, like grilled cheese dumplings, tuna poke wonton tacos, Thai-style deep-fried shrimp, chicken meatballs, and grilled double-cut lamb chops. You’ll find an extensive cocktail menu here too.

  • Location: 3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

4. Bouchon

Bouchon is another French restaurant on the Strip. This traditional French bistro can be found on the 10th floor of The Venetian serving brunch and dinner. While eating here, the ambiance of this restaurant was simply amazing for both meals.

The steak melts in your mouth and the pastry platter is delicious. The mimosas and poached eggs are fantastic as well. This is one of my favorite brunch spots in Vegas.

  • Location: 3355 Las Vegas Blvd S 10th Floor, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: French

5. Gordon Ramsay Steak

Gordon Ramsay Steak is one of the celebrity chef’s flagship locations found inside the Paris Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. This modern steakhouse serves everything from steaks and seafood to caviar and veal.

The menu includes all of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s classic dishes like beef wellington, Japanese Wagyu beef, pork belly, and American Wagyu sliders. I really enjoyed the Shellfish platter which included, Alaskan king crab legs, oysters, lobsters, and clams. Gordon Ramsay’s other restaurant, Hell’s Kitchen in Caesars Palace, gets a lot of attention, but this one is just as good.

  • Location: 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Steak & Seafood
A top restaurant Las Vegas by Gordon Ramsay.

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6. LAVO Italian Restaurant

LAVO is a high-energy Italian restaurant located inside The Palazzo on the north end of the Strip. This place serves both brunch and dinner, but it’s known for the wild “party brunch” event thrown on select Saturdays.

The menu includes countless Italian cuisines like Margherita pizza, fettucini alfredo, penne a la vodka, and chicken marsala. You’ll have plenty of seating options at Lavo since the restaurant encompasses a large dining room, a lounge, and an outdoor terrace overlooking the Strip. If you’re able to reserve a table outside, I recommend you jump on it.

  • Location: 3327 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Italian

7. Top of the World

The Top of the World restaurant is home to the best view of Las Vegas. The dining room (which is located over 800 feet above the city in the Strat Skypod) rotates 360 degrees while displaying breathtaking views of the entire city.

Aside from the views, Top of the World has an award-winning menu of steaks, seafood, and wine. The chefs only use fresh, seasonal ingredients which has helped earn the restaurant many fine-dining accolades. This is also one of the most romantic restaurants in the city, so it’s pretty commonplace to see proposals. They even offer proposal packages on their website.

  • Location: 2000 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Steak & Seafood

8. CUT by Wolfgang Puck

CUT by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is another great steakhouse on the Las Vegas Strip. This restaurant is located inside the Palazzo and is known for having delicious food, along with top-notch service.

The menu features only the finest cuts of beef like filet mignon, Japanese Wagyu, bone-in tomahawk steak, and rib eye. You can also order a selection of seafood items like shrimp, big-eye tuna, Japanese Hamachi, oysters, caviar, and salmon sashimi.

  • Location: 3325 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Steak

9. Casa Playa

Casa Playa is one of the newer Mexican restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. They serve authentic Mexican cuisines, but with an upscale dining twist. The chefs even make their corn tortillas in-house.

You can order dishes like seafood platters, carnitas, American Wagyu short rib, and fish or beef tacos. Additionally, there’s an extensive dessert and beverage menu that features custom cocktails produced by the hotel’s expert mixologist. You can find Casa Playa inside the Encore Hotel, right next to Encore Beach Club. It’s in the same spot Andres used to be located.

  • Location: 3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Casa Playa restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip.

10. Bazaar Meat at Sahara Las Vegas

Bazaar Meat by By Jose Andres is one of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant offers a unique take on a ton of different types of meats. There are so many different flavors on the menu, that listing them out won’t do the restaurant justice.

It’s a bit pricy, but I recommend you try their tasting menu if you’re willing to spend a couple of bucks. It’s money well spent considering this spot has not one, but two Michelin stars. You’ll find Bazaar Meat inside the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on the north end of the Strip.

  • Location: 2535 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Steak

11. Spago by Wolfgang Puck

Spago is another Wolfgang Puck restaurant that thrives on the Las Vegas culinary scene. The restaurant is located inside the Bellagio, so you’ll be able to enjoy the Fountain shows as you eat your meal. This is mainly a dinner spot, but you can order brunch Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

The food on the menu ranges from wood-oven cooked pizzas and house-made pastas to freshly caught seafood and high-quality steaks. The dessert menu is seasonal, so you can be certain you’ll find some irresistible sweets to enjoy.

  • Location: 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

12. Best Friend

Best Friend is a Korean BBQ joint found inside the Park MGM. It’s one of the few places to grab Korean food on the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant is owned by Roy Choi, who created the gourmet Korean-Mexican Kogi Taco Truck. He has now transferred the concept into this Las Vegas eatery.

The menu includes dishes like Kogi tacos, kalbi, BBQ ribeye, Yuzu shrimp, ramen, and kimchi fried rice. Best Friend doesn’t open until 5 pm, so make plans to eat dinner here. If you try to make reservations for lunch, you’ll find the restaurant is closed.

  • Location: 3770 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Korean / Mexican Fusion

13. Mizumi

Mizumi is a high-end Japanese restaurant located inside the Wynn. The restaurant serves luxury sushi, sashimi, tempura, robatayaki, and Wagyu steak, along with a couple of vegetarian dishes. If you have the budget for it, I highly recommend their multi-course omakase menu.

The drink menu at Mizumi is notable as well. You can order a number of different beverages like sake, beer, and spirits or choose from an extensive wine list. You’ll love the atmosphere at Mizumi, as the main dining room overlooks a koi pond with a 90-foot waterfall.

  • Location: 3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Muzumi is one of the best seafood restaurants on the Vegas Strip.

14. Delilah Lounge & Fine Dining

Delilah is another top restaurant on the Las Vegas dining scene. This eatery was designed as a modern-day supper club, so it has a high-energy ambiance. Deliah has live entertainment come on stage every night around 6 pm, so you’re getting more for your money than just some really good food.

The menu has a ton of mouthwatering options, but I really enjoyed the signature Wagyu beef wellington and the chicken & dumplings both times I visited. This is one of the restaurants on the Strip known for celebrity appearances, so one of the first things you’ll notice when you walk in is the no photography policy posted on the door. You can find Delilah on the northern end of the Strip, inside the Wynn Las Vegas (specifically, near the exclusive Tower Suites).

  • Location: 3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

15. Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House

Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House is a seafood spot located inside the MGM Grand. Although this is a seafood restaurant, Chef Emeril showcases his signature New Orleans style of cooking to make every dish unique.

The menu consists of foods like crab cakes, Louisiana-style broiled oysters, blue crab spaghetti, Hawaiian ahi poke, and seafood towers of oysters, king crab legs, shrimp, and lobsters. If you’re not in the mood for seafood, there’s also steak, pork, and chicken on the menu.

  • Location: 3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Seafood

16. The NoMad Library

The NoMad Library is another highly-rated Strip restaurant. It’s located in the Nomad Hotel, which is actually part of the Park MGM. The dining room here literally looks like a library since the design was inspired by the legendary NoMad Library in New York.

On the menu, you’ll find classic entrees like roasted chicken, American Wagyu prime rib, pork tenderloin, and Chilean sea bass. They also have a selection of side dishes like french fries, baked potatoes, and Mac & Cheese.

  • Location: 3772 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

17. TAO Asian Bistro

TAO Asian Bistro upscale restaurant on the Strip that serves Asian food. This is one of the Las Vegas restaurants that creates a high-energy environment, which isn’t surprising since it’s attached to the popular TAO Nightclub. The silk draperies, infinity pool, and pond Koi definitely set the mood for the multi-level dining area.

The menu takes inspiration from pan-Asian dishes, with a focus on Japanese, Chinese, and Thai cuisines. You can order anything from sushi and barbecue to steak and noodles. For dessert, I highly recommend that you try their giant fortune cookie. TAO Asian Bistro is found inside The Venetian.

  • Location: 3377 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Asian
Diners eating dinner at TAO Asian Bistro  in Las Vegas.

18. Morimoto Restaurant

Morimoto is located inside the MGM Grand on the southern end of the Strip. The restaurant is named after head chef Masaharu Morimoto, who was one of the original stars of the hit TV show The Iron Chef. His distinct personality and culinary touch make a meal here one of the best dining experiences in Vegas.

Diners can order fresh dishes directly from the sushi bar, or get seated at a table. Some of the sushi options include salmon, tuna, eel, squid, yellowtail, octopus, shrimp, red snapper, crab, and lobster. Sushi, sashimi, maki rolls, and caviar are all available al la carte on the main menu.

  • Location: 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Japanese

19. Bardot Brasserie

Bardot Brasserie is a Las Vegas restaurant that serves brunch and dinner. This classic French brasserie serves iconic French comfort food but is only open Wednesday through Sunday. You can find the eatery inside the Aria Resort & Casino in the middle of the Strip.

Some of the items on the menu include the le steak burger, breakfast sandwiches, French toast, short rib hash, shrimp cocktails, and smoked sturgeon. There are plenty of delicious sides and appetizers to choose from as well. If you eat dinner here, you need to have the chocolate macaron for dessert.

  • Location: 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 
  • Cuisine: French

20. Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen is a popular lunch and dinner spot on the Las Vegas Strip. This place is known for its burgers, but you can also order plenty of other items, including salads, chicken wings, BBQ ribs, and sandwiches. The cheesecake is also an excellent touch for dessert.

Just like on his tv shows, Guy Fieri’s dishes bring plenty of bold flavors and tastes to your food. The prices here are actually very reasonable considering it’s located on the Strip. You can find Guy Fieri’s at the LINQ.

  • Location: 3535 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

21. Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken

Blue Ribbon is a Vegas restaurant located in the heart of the Strip. This place has moved location a couple of times in Las Vegas but currently resides inside The Cosmopolitan. Just like the original SoHo New York location of Blue Ribbon, the Las Vegas version of the restaurant serves a melting pot of flavors.

You can order a wide assortment of foods, including prime steaks, fried chicken, pork chops, salmon, steamed lobster, and burgers. There is also part of the menu dedicated to seafood and sushi. After eating here a couple of times, my favorite dishes are the classic cheese fondue and the sashimi plate.

  • Location: 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

22. SUSHISAMBA

SUSHISAMBA is one of the most popular sushi restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. This sushi spot offers a unique dining experience, as it serves a combination of Brazilian, Peruvian, and Japanese cuisine on its menu. The restaurant offers gluten-free and vegan options as well.

The menu at SUSHISAMBA consists of a wide variety of options, but the sushi rolls are the main focal point. Although this is a high-end sushi place, they do offer some deals during SAMBA Hour, which is their version of happy hour. It’s held every day from 3 pm to 6 pm.

  • Location: 3327 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Sushi
Eating food at SUSHISAMBA inside one of the hotels on the Strip in Las Vegas.

23. Carversteak

Carversteak is one of the newer Strip restaurants in Las Vegas, found in Resorts World. This classic steakhouse focuses on dry-aged American steaks, along with a number of seafood dishes. The meat is Japanese-certified Wagyu, so you know this place serves some high-quality food.

You’re able to order anything from filet mignon and lobster to yellowtail sashimi. There is a small vegan menu as well. For drinks, there is an expansive menu of cocktails, spirits, and wine by the glass. When you’re being seated at Carversteak, you can choose a table in the main dining room or on the outdoor terrace overlooking the Strip.

  • Location: 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Steak & Seafood

24. Caviar Bar LV

Caviar Bar LV is another restaurant located at Resorts World Las Vegas. This restaurant serves delectable caviar dishes, along with several traditional seafood entrees like lobster, shrimp, mussels, trout, Atlantic salmon, Alaskan black cod, and tuna to name a few.

Guests that aren’t in the mood for fish can enjoy the premium Wagyu steak, jidori chicken, or spaghetti Pomodoro. There’s a solid cocktail menu here as well.

  • Location: 3000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Seafood

25. Aureole Las Vegas

Aureole is another restaurant on the Strip in Las Vegas. If you’re a wine lover, you’re going to want to stop by this place because they have a 4-story wine tower stocked with thousands of bottles of wine. Once you place your order, one of the friendly staff members will glide through the air to grab your desired bottle.

As far as food goes, the menu is a bit limited. However, the quality of each dish is top-notch. Some of the items of interest on the menu include the bluefin tuna Crudo, Alaskan halibut, free-range chicken breast, and strawberry shortcake. The lobster & caviar on the tasting menu is also very good. You can find Aureole inside Mandalay Bay, but note that they aren’t currently open on weekends.

  • Location: 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: American

26. THE Steak House

THE Steak House is one more great restaurant in Vegas. This steakhouse is a hidden gem found inside the Circus Circus Hotel & Casino. Although Circus Circus isn’t necessarily a resort that’s known for its food, this place always delivers excellent meals.

Some menu items include salads, grilled garlic shrimp, lamb chops, boiled lobster tail, chicken breast, New York Strip steak, and salmon fillet. If you’re looking for a place to eat on Las Vegas Boulevard but don’t know where to go, THE Steak House is always an excellent choice.

  • Address: 2880 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
  • Cuisine: Steak & Seafood

Tips for Dining at a Restaurant on the Strip in Vegas

Dining at restaurants inside Las Vegas hotels is always a great experience, but it can get pretty expensive. To save money, you have the option of finding cheap places to eat on the Strip or dining at restaurants near the Strip but not directly on it.

Some hotels on the Strip do have some more budget-friendly restaurants. If you’re looking for restaurants with affordable food, check out the article I recently wrote about the best cheap restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. Despite what you may hear, there are many restaurants in Vegas that serve inexpensive food.

Map of Las Vegas Strip Restaurants

The Strip can be confusing to navigate, especially if you’re new to Vegas. I find that maps are a great way to find your way around the city. The map below has many of the best restaurants Las Vegas Strip. Use this map to find the restaurants most accessible to you. All of the restaurants mentioned on this list are on the map.

Restaurants Las Vegas Strip – Final Thoughts

Dining on the Vegas Strip is a ton of fun. Many of the restaurants, diners, and eateries you’ll come across are the best in the world. Whether you’re looking for steaks, seafood, burgers, tacos, sushi, or even just a sandwich, you’ll be able to find it on the Strip. Just make sure you set a reservation ahead of time.

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