All-American Bar & Grille Enjoy “Rio Dry Aged” Angus steaks, plus salads, sandwiches and seafood in a contemporary atmosphere with fireplaces, waterfalls and a sports bar with plasma TVs. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7767.
BETTY’S DINER A relaxed cyber café with value-priced specialty coffees, baked goods, sandwiches and soups. Also serves ice cream, shakes, malts and sundaes. The Quad Resort & Casino, (702) 731-3311.
BK WHOPPER® BAR The first location on the West Coast, it offers guests the opportunity to build their own burger, with a choice of more than 30 different toppings, and the option to enjoy it with an ice-cold beer. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7777.
BURGER BRASSERIE A French interpretation of an American classic: a lively meat-and-potatoes sports grill featuring gourmet burgers, from classic beef to chicken, salmon, lamb and veggie creations. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-4346.
CAFÉ AT HARRAH’S This casual café serves American comfort food for breakfast, lunch and to satisfy those late-night munchies.Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 369-5000.
LE CAFÉ ÎLE ST. LOUIS Whether it’s a late-night snack or an early morning grab you’re after, this café, with a 24-hour bar, is a destination for specialty coffee drinks and other offerings. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-4364.
CENTRAL MICHEL RICHARD James Beard Award-winning Chef Michel Richard brings his popular Washington, D.C., restaurant to Las Vegas with a 24-hour café featuring American favorites with a French accent. The menu includes his signature short ribs, fried chicken and razor clam chowder. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
EARL OF SANDWICH Sink your teeth into “The World’s Greatest Hot Sandwich” at this upscale deli, started by descendants of the man who first put meat between two slices of bread in 1762. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 785-5555.
GHIRARDELLI Satisfy your sweet tooth with an array of ice cream creations, milkshakes, floats and chocolate drinks at one of the world’s top confectioners. The LINQ.
GORDON RAMSAY BURGR Traditional burgers, fries and milkshakes are taken to the next level with selections like pork belly bao buns, sweet potato fries with vanilla powdered sugar, and pudding shakes. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 785-5555.
GORDON RAMSAY PUB & GRILL With more than 80 beers and a menu consisting of bangers and mash, fish and chips, and roasted chicken, this is a true British pub. Caesars Palace, (877) 346-4642.
GUY FIERI VEGAS KITCHEN & BAR FOOD Network star Guy Fieri brings his Flavortown favorites to the Las Vegas Strip with a menu featuring classic American dishes. The Quad Resort & Casino.
HASH HOUSE A GO GO Famous for its creative “twisted farm food” menu offerings and jumbo portions, this restaurant serves filling meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Quad Resort & Casino, (702) 254-4646, and Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-2761.
HAUTE DOGGERY Go Gourmet. These high-quality Sahlen hot dogs are served with posh toppings such as smoked bacon, aged goat cheddar cheese and garlic chive aioli. The LINQ.
ICE PAN Ice cream lovers can finally enjoy a healthful, all-natural ice cream with no chemicals, preservatives, artificial flavors or colors. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 736-6684.
JJ’S BOULANGERIE Start the day with a croissant and a cup of coffee, or stop by for a light lunch. This bakery produces perfect pastries, pizza, sandwiches, soups and salads. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-7000.
KGB: KERRY’S GOURMET BURGERS Celebrated Chef Kerry Simon offers the ultimate in burger selections including his Iron Chef-winning sliders. The restaurant boasts an upbeat nightlife scene and an atmosphere designed as a James Bond-inspired send-up of Soviet-era Russia. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 369-5065.
MARGARITAVILLE Jimmy Buffett’s multilevel, Caribbean-themed entertainment venue has two patios overlooking the Strip, a nautical-inspired restaurant, five bars, live entertainment nightly and a retail store. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 733-3302.
MESA GRILL Bold and innovative flavors of the Southwest can be found in all Chef Bobby Flay’s dishes, such as the New Mexican spice-rubbed pork tenderloin with bourbon-ancho chili sauce. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
MUNCHBAR This restaurant near the Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book serves jumbo-size burgers and unique eats, such as tiny grilled-cheese sandwiches served with a tomato dipping sauce. Caesars Palace, (702) 731-7544.
NOSH This cafe serves breakfast sandwiches and pastries as well as Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, salads and desserts. Bally’s Las Vegas, (702) 739-4111.
PINK’S HOT DOGS For 74 years, these gourmet franks—many named after their celebrity creators—have been sating the appetites of stars at the City of Angels hot spot. Now, dozens of the legendary hot dog combinations are available here. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 405-4711.
PLANET DAILIES This 24-hour coffee shop and café offers eclectic cuisine. The unique and lengthy menu includes dishes inspired by destinations around the world, including Kobe beef sliders and Hawaiian rib-eye, and also offers smoothies and a wine selection. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 732-1222.
SERENDIPITY 3 The New York favorite has brought all its gooey goodness to the Strip. Enjoy savory and sweet items such as Rowen’s foot-long hot dogs and the famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, a blend of 20 different types of chocolate. Caesars Palace, (702) 731-7373.
SIDEWALK CAFÉ A traditional café serving American favorites for breakfast and lunch. Bally’s Las Vegas, (702) 967-4111.
SIN CITY BREWING COMPANY Sip an ice-cold craft beer at this hot spot overlooking the Flamingo’s Wildlife Habitat. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 733-3111.
SPAGO One of several Las Vegas restaurants from Wolfgang Puck, Spago ignited the culinary dining scene with a menu consisting of fine, seasonal American cuisine. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 369-6300.
SPORTS DELI Race and sports fans who don’t want to miss any of the action don’t have to. Menu options range from bratwursts to burgers, wood-fired pizzas and homemade sandwiches. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7777.
SPRINKLES CUPCAKES The Sprinkles flagship features an assortment of deliciously moist, couture cupcakes made of sweet cream butter, pure Belgian chocolate and Madagascar bourbon vanilla. Cupcake ATMs instantly dispense sweets to those on the go. The LINQ.
SUGAR FACTORY AMERICAN BRASSERIE This restaurant, retail store and Chocolate Lounge is the sweetest spot on the Strip.Guests can devour delectable menu items, shop for scrumptious sweets and indulge in decadent chocolates from around the world. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 331-5100.
TILTED KILT PUB & EATERY A modern Celtic-themed pub and sports bar offering a lively place to watch the game, play pool and nosh on a menu comprising juicy burgers, pulled pork sandwiches and, of course, English favorites like shepherd’s pie. The LINQ.
TOBY KEITH’S I LOVE THIS BAR & GRILL Texas-size portions and barbecue favorites served in a down-home atmosphere, where the walls are decorated with the country crooner’s memorabilia. Enjoy live music nightly. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 693-6111.
TROPICAL BREEZE CAFÉ A casual café that serves American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 733-3111.
THE WINE CELLAR & TASTING ROOM Sin City’s most famous wine bar and retail shop offers more than 100 wines by the glass and showcases about 10,000 bottles, many of them highly collectible. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7962.
YARD HOUSE Pull up a seat on the patio and enjoy one of the pub’s 180 craft ales and lagers—available by the pint or half-yard. An equally expansive menu offers 130 items including sliders, lettuce wraps, flatbreads and street tacos. The LINQ.
BEIJING NOODLE NO. 9 Giant fish tanks mark the entrance of this casual noodle house. The menu is full of mouthwatering soups, dim sum and noodle dishes. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
Empress Court Dine on authentic Cantonese seafood delicacies such as abalone, Golden Santa Barbara spotted prawns or wok-fried, black-pepper Dungeness crab. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
F.A.M.E. A two-story culinary bazaar, F.A.M.E. (food, art, music and entertainment) re-creates the Asian street market, complete with food trucks, live food preparations and popular Asian fare. The LINQ.
GINSENG 3 Food from the Far East is served at this 24-hour restaurant that specializes in Korean, Japanese and Chinese dishes. The Quad Resort & Casino, (702) 567-8282.
HAMADA OF JAPAN Japanese teppanyaki-style tableside cooking, fresh sushi and an exotic menu make this a Vegas favorite. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 733-3455.
Ichiban Sushi Indulge in the wide assortment of sushi offered, or order an authentic Japanese dish such as tempura or soba noodles. Bally’s Las Vegas, (702) 891-8626.
KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Featuring traditional Chinese cuisine with an extensive seafood menu containing shrimp, lobster and crab KJ also offers a dim sum experience that allows guests to select dishes from tableside carts. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7777.
KOI LAS VEGAS A sensation from coast to coast, this celeb fave keeps its Vegas, L.A. and N.Y.C. locations in sync with a sleek Asian decor, cool Hollywood vibe and tantalizing Japanese-inspired menu. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 454-4555.
MING’S TABLE This Asian restaurant offers a menu stocked with noodle dishes and Chinese and Chinese-American favorites. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 369-5000.
Nobu Caesars Palace Tantalizing Japanese cuisine awaits. Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s whimsical restaurant, a 12,775-square-foot space designed by David Rockwell, offers the freshest fish dishes, a sushi bar and teppanyaki tables. Caesars Palace, (888) 509-0520.
P.F. CHANG’S This modern Chinese bistro has an extensive menu packed with family-style dishes. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 836-0955.
Pho Da Nang Vietnamese Kitchen This Asian dining spot offers fresh selections of authentic Vietnamese cuisine, including its signature dish, Pho—a soup consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles, herbs and meat. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (866) 746-7671.
Royal India Bistro Featuring Indian delicacies cooked in a 500-degree tandoor clay oven, the menu includes chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, curry lamb, prawn skewers and traditional shish kebabs. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-2277.
SEA: THE THAI EXPERIENCEEnjoy exotic Thai-fusion cuisine in a chic, modern setting with a serene pond centered in the restaurant. Specialty dishes include grilled lemongrass chicken, Tamarind whole fish and pineapple curry duck. Bally’s Las Vegas, (702) 967-3888.
SUSHI ROKU Innovative Japanese cuisine. Highlights on the new menu include salmon sashimi carpaccio with black truffles shaved tableside, Kobe meatballs in lettuce cups, and Albacore tacos. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 733-7373.
BACCHANAL BUFFET A grand Roman feast. A team of talented chefs working in nine show kitchens meticulously prepare more than 500 dishes daily. Caesars Palace, (702) 731-7928.
CARNIVAL WORLD BUFFET Seven live stations, including a teppanyaki grill, serve more than 300 dishes prepared fresh daily, from pizza to omelettes to 70 varieties of homemade pies. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7757.
FLAVORS, THE BUFFET From Brazilian barbecue to Italian casseroles to fire-roasted rotisserie chicken and fresh seafood, Flavors offers selections spanning the globe. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 369-5000.
PARADISE GARDEN BUFFET This buffet offers prime rib, carved fresh turkey, steamed mussels and littleneck clams with saffron cream sauce, and much more. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 733-3111.
SPICE MARKET BUFFET This sensory smorgasbord has tastes from around the globe. In addition to ethnic entrées, the usual suspects—salads, carving stations and desserts (including 20 types of cupcakes)—have made this one of the best buffets in Vegas. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 785-9005.
STERLING BRUNCH A Sunday brunch like no other. Champagne, sturgeon caviar, beef tenderloin and lobster top the menu. Bally’s Las Vegas, (702) 967-7999.
LE VILLAGE BUFFET This buffet features live-action cooking stations themed after seven French provinces. A new display highlights traditional French desserts including macaroons and crème brûlée. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-4930.
VILLAGE SEAFOOD BUFFET Serves all-you-can-eat favorites of lobster, snow crab legs, shrimp, oysters and sushi, as well as beef and chicken dishes. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 777-7943.
CAFÉ BELLE MADELEINE From morning ’til night, this pâtisserie fulfills your cravings for something sweet. Start with a croissant, Danish or turnover; or try an éclair, tiramisu or peach tart. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-7000.
LA CRÊPERIE Reminiscent of the sidewalk cafés in Paris, this walk-up bistro serves a variety of crêpes, perfect for a light breakfast, lunch or dinner snack. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-7000.
EIFFEL TOWER RESTAURANT Dine on the classic French cuisine of world-renowned Chef Jean Joho at this romantic spot more than 100 feet above the Las Vegas Strip in the replica tower. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 948-6937.
MON AMI GABI Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant serves classic bistro cuisine, including crêpes, quiches, French onion soup and its signature steak frites. Its hip, trendy scene comes with an amazing patio for dining alfresco. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 944-4224.
PAYARD PÂTISSERIE & BISTRO This pastry shop and bistro from award-winning French Chef François Payard offers guests three distinct experiences, including a chocolate shop, pastry shop with made-to-order crêpes and sandwiches, and an intimate full-service dining room. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
LE PROVENÇAL The walls are covered with murals of the French countryside, and the waitstaff dresses in French peasant garb and performs songs as diners dig into the French-Italian cuisine. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 946-7000.
RESTAURANT GUY SAVOY This breathtaking restaurant offers gourmet dining from French Chef Guy Savoy. His signature menu includes dishes such as the silky artichoke-and-black-truffle soup and the decadent Colors of Caviar. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
Carmine’s Expect soulful family-style fare at this colossal 750-seat eatery. Serving up “wow- sized” portions that feed four to six people, this restaurant believes its Southern-Italian cuisine is meant to be passed around and shared with loved ones. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 473-9700.
Flour & Barley Enjoy brick-oven pizza, savory pasta dishes, panini sandwiches and craft brews at this rock ‘n’ roll-inspired pizzeria, which has a retro vibe and vintage rock photography on the walls. The LINQ.
GIADA Chef Giada De Laurentiis’ first restaurant features a menu of California-influenced, light Italian fare; alfresco dining; an antipasto station; and phenomenal Strip views. The Cromwell.
MARTORANO’S The diverse menu includes homemade Italian-American favorites, such as the eggplant stack, fresh mozzarella and Steve Martorano’s world-famous meatballs. The restaurant offers a unique atmosphere that combines exceptional food with film and extraordinary music. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 862-3530.
IL MULINO NEW YORK Three decades after its debut, Il Mulino New York continually delivers masterful Abruzzese dishes and unparalleled service. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 492-6000.
PIN-UP PIZZA Cut from 30-inch pizzas, this rockabilly, New York-style pizza spot is home to the largest slice on the Strip, with each measuring 15 inches long. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
RAO’S The legendary East Harlem restaurant with 118 years of history brings its homestyle Italian food and famous lemon chicken to Las Vegas. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
Carlos’n Charlie’s Unwind with a margarita or some sangría on the patio overlooking the Flamingo pool and gardens. The menu offers a variety of authentic Mexican meals. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 862-3530.
Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar With more than 60 tequilas, a menu packed with authentic Mexican dishes, and a mechanical bull, this two-story restaurant is one high-energy fiesta. The LINQ, (702) 691-3773.
QUESADILLA Mexican comfort food consisting of south-of-the-border favorites such as tacos, burritos and enchiladas are served here, along with thirst-quenching margaritas, mojitos and sangría. The Quad Resort & Casino, (702) 731-3311.
TEQUILA BAR & GRILL This cantina serves a variety of tequilas, margaritas and specialty drinks, along with a menu featuring items including traditional Mexican fare. Bally’s Las Vegas, (702) 967-4111.
YOLÖS MEXICAN GRILL Get the fiesta started. Spicing up this eatery are more than 60 tequilas, a fresh-fruit margarita bar and guacamole prepared right on the spot. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 785-5555.
BÚZIOS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT Gaze out over the Rio’s VooDoo Beach and sparkling swimming pools while dining on the freshest seafood. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 862-3530.
JOE’S SEAFOOD, PRIME STEAK & STONE CRAB The Joe’s tradition began in 1921 in Miami Beach. Crack some claws or dive into other fresh seafood dishes, such as the jumbo crab cakes and oysters Rockefeller. The Forum Shops at Caesars, (702) 792-9222.
OYSTER BAR Enjoy seafood favorites such as oysters, shrimp, lobster, crab, calamari or squid salad. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (702) 369-5000.
Center Cut Steakhouse Succulent steaks, Kobe burgers and rack of lamb rule the menu at this classic steakhouse. Plasma screens showcase photo montages of the city from the 1940s to today, creating a vintage Vegas vibe. Flamingo Las Vegas, (702) 784-8821.
Gordon Ramsay Steak Acclaimed Chief Gordon Ramsay, of Hell’s Kitchen, MasterChef and Kitchen Nightmares fame, serves seafood, mouthwatering cuts of beef and French-influenced side dishes at his bold and innovative 274-seat steak house. Paris Las Vegas, (702) 677-3200.
Old Homestead Steakhouse One of New York City’s most historic restaurants comes to the Strip, serving many of its classic signatures, such as the colossal crab cake and 32-ounce Gotham rib-eye steak. The wine program boasts more than 15,000 bottles. Caesars Palace, (702) 862-3530.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House Signature sizzling steaks are taken to new heights. Located on the second floor of Harrah’s, the near-400-seat spot pairs amazing Strip views with fine USDA Prime steaks, lamb chops and seafood dishes, such as Caribbean lobster tail. Harrah’s Las Vegas, (877) 346-4642.
STRIP HOUSE This steakhouse serves up savory fare in a sensuous David Rockwell-designed environment. Order charred prime cuts of beef to accompany signature sides, such as black-truffle creamed spinach and goose-fat potatoes. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 737-5200.
VOODOO STEAK You’ll be spellbound by the view from the 50th floor at this intimate steak house. Menu features Tomahawk rib-eye and fresh seafood selections with a French-Creole flair. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, (702) 862-3530.