Las Vegas is firmly on the map as a culinary juggernaut with the most complete collection of world-class restaurants, making the destination one of the best cities in the world to dine out. With all that acclaim, the tough part is deciding which delicious new place to try. That’s where we come in. We’ve selected the best places to eat at right now, with some indulgent dishes you can’t experience the same way anywhere else. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s eat.

Red Plate at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Helmed by Chef Yip Cheung, an expert in Chinese cuisine, Red Plate is an authentic high-end Chinese concept with multi-regional influences and inspirations.
 

What to Expect

Luxury. Cheung previously led the charge at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas's exclusive Talon Club.

Pro Tip: Check out the create your own hotpot menu.


What to Eat

Starters: Caviar Taro Puff 

These gorgeous dim sum puffs are made luscious with salty, savory caviar and topped with über fancy edible gold flakes.  

Soup: Sweet Corn and Foie Gras Soup

This egg drop soup soars into gourmet territory with the addition of sweet corn and velvety nuggets of foie gras.

Entrée: Whole Peking Duck

This classic dish is the epitome of Cantonese cuisine, but you cannot go wrong with the wide variety of live seafood, including geoduck, rock cod, Alaskan king crab, Dungeness crab and Maine lobster.


Ada’s at Tivoli Village

Pizza, pasta and ice cream are the staples of this neighborhood Italian gem. Named after Ava Coleman, legendary barwoman of the Savoy Hotel in London, whose passion was offering every guest the best of everything. 
 

What to Expect 

The menu is not huge, but they offer the finest ingredients, preparations and service possible.

Pro Tip: Order a variety of pizzas and pastas and make sure that everyone shares!


What to Eat

Starter: Arancini

Start your meal off right with these melt-in-your-mouth fried orbs of joy that are filled with risotto, summer corn, truffle and chili. 

Entrée: Burrata Pizza
The luscious, cream-filled cheese melts – and melds – perfectly with cherry tomatoes and smoked ricotta, basil and Pecorino cheese.

Dessert: Ice Cream
It’s not called Trees’ Best Ice Cream for no reason! So many seasonal and artisanal flavors with gourmet twists on the classics, such as spearmint chip made with fresh mint. 


Shark at Palms Casino Resort

This is one shark you won’t want to avoid. Shark, the newest restaurant from Bobby Flay, features Latin seafood alongside an extensive sushi and raw bar. In true Bobby Flay-fashion, the menu integrates a large dose of ingredients from South America, Mexico and the Mediterranean. 
 

 

What to Expect

Lots of options. The menu is broken down into five savory categories. 

Pro Tip: Sit at the sushi bar for dinner and a show. Plus, your food will be super-fresh.
 

What to Eat

Starters: Spicy Blue Fin Tuna Roll
You must have sushi, sashimi or ceviche while you’re here. This is an excellent started roll; spicy and clean.

Entrée: Whole Grilled Lobster
Basted with basil, garlic and red chile butter, this is a decadent dish you might not want to share.

Dessert: Pacific Purple Yam Cheesecake 
The subtle flavor of purple yam (AKA: taro), is combined with creamy cheesecake and topped with a tropical fruit salad.


Sadelle’s at Bellagio Las Vegas

All-day dining at its finest. The options seem endless, but don’t forget…this is a place where caviar and cake are always a good idea. 
 

What to Expect

Many of Sadelle’s NYC signature dishes have been elevated to a new level of yum. Breakfast is served all day, and you’ll be glad it is.

Pro Tip: Hit up Sunset Hour from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. for signature cocktails, wine and famous tea sandwiches.
 

What to Eat

Starter: Sadelle’s Tower

Bagels are appropriate any time of day. Add a gleaming tower of fresh smoked and cured fish, lox, cream cheese and all the accoutrement, and you get the best meal of the day.

Entrée: Fried Chicken

Stay with us. There are so many choices on the Sadelle’s menu, it’s hard to choose one stand out dish. This insanely delicious chicken is golden, crispy and served with coleslaw and TRUFFLE HONEY. Yes, we screamed that.

Dessert: Anything from the roaming Pastry Cart

Black-and-white cookies, sticky buns, zucchini cake, chocolate-chip cake, chocolate babka…oh, so much goodness.


¡SALUD! Tacos at Palace Station

This isn’t the only ¡SALUD! location. But the new authentic Mexican eatery takes the best parts of the popular San Diego location menu and gives it a unique Vegas twist. 


What to Expect 

Fast-casual, traditional taqueria flavors and tattoo-inspired murals through the space. 

Pro Tip: Check out the daily specials. While prices are great, the dailies will save you some cash.
 

What to Eat

Starters: Mexican Street Corn

Their take on the corn on the cob found on the streets of Mexico.

Entrée: Tacos 
 

With 11 choices – from fish and al pastor to veggie and birra (shredded pork cooked in mole sauce) – you’ll want to try them all.

Dessert: Churros & Ice Cream

Warm, cinnamon-sugary fried dough and vanilla ice cream topped with caramel and Tajin. That’s a win.


Maxie’s at The LINQ Promenade

Think of this place as an old-school diner on steroids. Classic Americana breakfast, lunch and dinner items elevated with dramatic flair. Too many options? Breakfast for dinner is ALWAYS a good choice.


What to Expect

A zany atmosphere and lots of “ooohs” ad “aaahs” as dishes come out.

Pro Tip: Can’t sit? Build your own boxed lunch or dinner for a grab-and-go option.


What to Eat

Breakfast: Benedict Boxes
The only traditional part of these benedicts is the hollandaise sauce. The three options – Classic, BBQ Brisket and Guacamole & Chorizo – all come in a brioche bread loaf. 

Lunch or Dinner: Chicken Parmesan
This literal plank of Italian breaded chicken breast is smothered with red sauce, mozzarella and parmesan. Food coma included. 
 

Dessert: Cereal Milkshakes
These nostalgic treats will make you feel like it’s Saturday morning and you’re in your PJ’s.


The Factory Kitchen at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

If you want old-world Italian dishes that taste like someone’s Nonna made them, this is the place. And with recipes that have been passed down through the generations, it was probably Restaurateur Matteo Ferdinandi or Chef Angelo Auriana’s Nonna who made them. 
 

What to Expect

Italian classics and handmade pastas made from the freshest seasonal and local ingredients. Keep in mind, the menus change daily so items may vary.

Pro Tip: Check out the prix fixe menus – offered in the lounge and for lunch and dinner.
 

What to Eat

Starters: Creamy Mozzarella
The fresh menu staple is served with pea tendrils, baby kale, green beans and EVOO.

Entrée: Agnolotti
Carbs be damned. This handmade beauty is filled with braised beef short rib and served with Reggiano cream sauce, sorrel and a red wine reduction.

(AND) Fettucine

We couldn’t pick one! The fresh pasta is basil-infused and topped with Dungeness Crab, zucchini, squash blossoms and sea urchin butter. Come on!

Dessert: Cannoli! 
Sweet, crunchy shells filled with velvety ricotta filling and capped with orange marmalade and crushed pistachio. Tutto molto buono!