There are many great things to do in Las Vegas, including dining at famous restaurants by celebrity chefs, casual lunch spots, and more. On your next trip, sample delicious creations at these eateries and you won’t be disappointed. Some are brand new while others are old favorites. Choose from New American, Mexican, Southern, French, Italian, Japanese, Jamaican, Irish and many other flavors. Here are the best restaurants in Las Vegas.

1. Jaleo

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Jaleo is a high-end Spanish restaurant located at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, where Chef José Andrés treats guests with outstanding tapas prepared with a modern twist and a massive paella cooked on a wood fire in the heart of the dining room. Chef Andrés treats his fans with an unusual combination of ingredients that create unique flavors in dishes such as squid with Iberico pork. The restaurant is trendy and lively, with warm and modern décor. The cocktails are excellent and generous in proportion – the sangria is just as they drink it in Spain and is particularly popular.

3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158, USA, Phone: 702-698-7950

2. Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak

Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak
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Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak is one of the MGM Grand's most sophisticated dining offerings, named as Las Vegas' best steakhouse by Las Vegas Life Magazine's Epicurean Awards. The upscale restaurant, which is helmed by its namesake executive chef, serves beef sourced from the world's top artisanal meat producers, which is dry-aged in-house at the restaurant's aging room. High-quality steak offerings include domestic and imported black Angus filet mignon, prime flat iron, bone-in ribeye, and dry-aged T-bone, accompanied by selections like braised pork belly and free-range chicken. Diners can also enjoy gourmet fish and seafood offerings such as Chilean sea bass, diver sea scallops, or decadent shellfish sampler service for two. National craft beers are complemented by a fine house cocktail list and an extensive wine menu.

3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, Phone: 702-891-7318

3. Cononita

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Snuggled under the vast colonnades of the Grand Canal Shoppes, Cononita is a contemporary Mexican restaurant serving authentic Mexican classics while you sip margaritas and watch gondolas passing by. It is Las Vegas after all. The best seating is outdoors on what looks very much like a courtyard in a hacienda. The indoor dining room is cozy and revolves around large raw bar and regular, well stocked bar. The menu contains everyone’s favorite Mexican classics such as ceviche, tamales, and burritos but also excellent barbacoa pork drenched in spicy chipotle sauce. Wash it down with one of their great margaritas or house-made white sangria.

3377 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109, Phone: 702-420-2561

4. McMullan's Irish Pub

McMullan's Irish Pub
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McMullan’s Irish Pub offers Las Vegas the ultimate authentic Irish Pub experience. They specialize in delicious and traditional Irish dishes such as the Farmhouse Irish Breakfast, Nanny Mac’s Shepherd’s Pie, Braid Valley Corn Beef Sandwich, and Diddy’s Irish Stew.

McMullan’s also has a delicious seasonal menu. They have several beers available (including some Irish ales), as well as a nice selection of wine. Publican Brian McMullan, who comes from generations of pub owning and entrepreneurship, owns this fantastic pub. You’ll find McMullan’s Irish Pub right across the street from The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

4650 West Tropicana, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-247-7000

5. Le Cirque

Le Cirque
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Share a romantic dinner at Bellagio’s Le Cirque for an unforgettable experience. Awarded with a Michelin Star, AAA’s Five Diamond Award, and Forbes’ Five Star Award, this restaurant is sure to wow diners with extraordinary flavors, sublime surroundings, and superior service. La Cirque serves quintessential French cuisine at their lakeside location with menu highlights such as ricotta gnudi, Hawaiian kampachi, and Ossetra caviar. All their dishes may be perfectly paired with a bottle from their extensive wine selection, which features over 900 international options. Guests are requested to dine in business elegant attire, and reservations may be booked online or by phone.

3600 S Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, Phone: 702-693-8100

6. DW Bistro

DW Bistro
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DW Bistro is one of Las Vegas' most popular off-strip restaurants, serving up delicious New Mexican and Jamaican-style cuisine offerings throughout the day. The restaurant, which was founded by Dalton Wilson and Bryce Krausman, is located at the Gramercy in the Southwest Valley and is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays for brunch, lunch, and dinner service. Recently-reworked menus showcase delicious classics such as jerk pork shoulder and Jamaican-style curried vegetables alongside new offerings like New Mexican-style green chile cheeseburgers served with jack cheese and jalapeno bacon. At brunch, creative omelette and Benedict offerings are complemented by excellent entrees like Jamaican jerk chicken and waffles or classic chilaquiles.

9275 W Russell Rd #190, Las Vegas, NV 89148, Phone: 702-527-5200

7. Sinatra

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Located in Encore at Wynn, Sinatra invites visitors to experience upscale Italian dining like never before. Everything at the restaurant honors the late jazz singer, from swinging music to mementos decorated all throughout. More than that, the kitchen’s head chef, Michelin-rated Theo Schoenegger, often cooked for Sinatra himself while living in New York City. Diners will taste many of the singer’s favorite dishes like veal parmigiana and spaghetti with clams. For dessert, be sure to try their signature dark chocolate mousse with panna cotta perfectly shaped into Sinatra’s fedora. Indoor and outdoor patio dining is available, along with a private room overlooking the hotel’s garden for those wanting to celebrate a special occasion.

3131 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109; Phone: 702-770-5320

8. Honey Salt

Honey Salt
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Honey Salt is known for its home-cooked, farm fresh fare and its wide selection of beer, wine, and handcrafted cocktails. You just can’t go wrong when feasting on signature dishes like the Honey-Roasted Peach Salad, the Biloxi Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich, or the Wild Mushroom Risotto. Or pop in for Sunday brunch and enjoy a steak and egg slider.

Owners restaurateur Elizabeth Blau and her husband, award-winning Chef Kim Canteenwalla, say this restaurant is dedicated to friends, family, and the community. They opened the establishment in 2012. Honey Salt is located off West Charleston, near the Badlands Golf Club.

1031 South Rampart Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702 445-6100

9. Border Grill

Border Grill
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Border Grill is a popular American West Coast dining destination, founded in 1999 by Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, best known as Bravo Top Chef Masters and Food Network's "Too Hot Tamales" today. The grill offers a number of food trucks and physical locations throughout the Los Angeles and Las Vegas metropolitan regions, including a location at Las Vegas' spectacular Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. All dishes use locally-sourced, organic ingredients whenever possible, including sustainably-sourced seafood caught according to the resort's Seafood Watch Program standards. Delicious south-of-the-border-influenced fare includes chicken poblano enchiladas, gaucho steaks, Yucatan pork, and hand-pressed tacos and quesadillas filled with a variety of creative meat and vegetarian ingredients.

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89119, Phone: 702-632-7403

10. Andiamo Italian Steakhouse

Andiamo Italian Steakhouse
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Arguably one of the best steakhouses in town, Andiamo Italian Steakhouse offers the finest premium steaks cooked to perfection. Their American Prime steaks are served alongside Italian favorites such as handmade pasta, award-winning sauces, and Italian bread—all made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. Diners can also expect the finest choice of meats at Andiamo thanks to their partnership with top butchers like Pat LaFrieda, Stockyard Premium, and Strauss. Other menu highlights include pan-roasted sea scallops, lobster ravioli, and even cauliflower steak for vegetarian or vegan guests. Andiamo Italian Steakhouse can be found within the vibrant and energetic atmosphere of downtown Las Vegas at The D.

301 E Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101; Phone: 702-388-2400

11. Tom's Urban

Tom's Urban
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With its globally-inspired, seasonally-influenced cuisine, Tom’s Urban has rapidly become one of Las Vegas’s hottest restaurants. Savor their incredible, highly praised comfort foods like the French Pan-Roasted, Chicken, Prime Rib Philly Cheesesteak, or the Carnitas. You can also stop by for weekend brunch and enjoy a Treehugger Benedict.

Restaurateur Tom Ryan traveled the world to experience food and culture in every which way before opening Tom’s Urban with financier Rick Schaden at its original location in Denver in 2012. The Las Vegas restaurant is their third site. Enjoy the chic atmosphere at Tom’s Urban, one of the top romantic Las Vegas restaurants located inside Las Vegas’s New York New York Hotel and Casino.

3790 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-740-6766

12. Pizza Rock

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Pizza Rock is the place to go if you want the best pizza in the world (literally). This restaurant is another project of award-winning pizza master Tony Gemignani, an eleven-time World Pizza Cup champion. In fact, Cal Italia pie at Pizza Rock won the Gold Medal in the Food Network Pizza Champions Challenge, while the Napoletana-style Margherita won the World Pizza Cup.

They also have other delicious Italian eats as well as a full bar, meaning there’s something for everyone at this restaurant. Gemignani opened Pizza Rock with his two best friends, nightlife experts George Karpaty and Trevor Hewitt. You’ll find Pizza Rock right down the street from the Fremont Street Experience.

201 North 3rd Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-385-0838

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13. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
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Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is one of the newest eateries in vogue in Las Vegas. Their from-scratch, farm-fresh Southern cuisine comes with a side of rich, traditional culture and Southern hospitality. You can’t go wrong with favorites from the Deep South like the Fried Green Tomato BLT, the 18 oz.

Tomahawk Porkchop, or the Manchester Quail “Under a Brick.” Keep it Southern with a House Mint Julep. Feel like brunch instead? Try the Chicken ‘n’ Watermelon ‘n’ Waffles. Owned and operated by creative firm, 50 Eggs Inc., Yardbird just opened in early 2015 and is located inside The Venetian Resort on the Las Vegas Strip. 3355 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-297-6541

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14. Mon Ami Gabi

Mon Ami Gabi
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Mon Ami Gabi is an elegant, classic French Bistro and steakhouse celebrated for its steak and seafood dishes. Stop in and try incredible French classics like Caramelized Sea Scallops, Lemon Pancakes, or Wild Boar Ragu. Alternatively, you might prefer one of their weekly specials such as the Sautéed Char (with zucchini, chantrelles, and tomato). If you’re there for brunch, you can try the Corned Beef Hash and Eggs.

Renowned Chef Gabino Sotelino and Executive Chef and Partner, Terry Lynch are the owners of Mon Ami Gabi, which is located inside the beautiful Paris Resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-944-4224

15. Eat.

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Serving classics with a modern twist, everything on Eat’s menu is made with fresh, locally sourced, ingredients, opting for organic whenever possible. Order dishes like the Huevos Motulenos, Truffled Egg Sandwich, Black Bean Veggie Chili, or a good ol’ Shrimp Po’Boy.

St. Louis-born Chef Natalie Young opened Eat in 2012 after gaining years of experience under her belt by working with some of the world’s most renowned chefs. Go on a delicious culinary adventure and check out this friendly neighborhood eatery located in Downtown Las Vegas.

707 Carson Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-534-1515

16. Picasso

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Dine in elegance at Picasso restaurant which serves seasonally-prepared, regional cuisine from the homelands of Pablo Picasso: Mediterranean France, Spain, and Italy. Try the Sautéed Filet of Halibut (from the Pre-Theatre Menu), Ravioli of Butternut Squash (from the Black Truffle Menu), or the Warm Quail Salad (from the Prix Fixe menu).

You are sure to find the perfect accompaniment to your meal as their wine cellar boasts a selection of over 1,500 of the finest European wines. Award-winning Executive Chef Julian Serrano brings his passion to the kitchen, and every dish is sure to impress. Enjoy views of the Las Vegas strip from the outdoor seating area at Picasso, located inside the fabulous Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

3600 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-693-8865

17. Raku

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Las Vegas’s award-winning Raku restaurant serves authentic Japanese cuisine on a genuine, oak “binchotan” imported from Japan. Their dishes are made from the finest quality meats, including fish that has been expediently from Tsukiji, Japan by air. Stop in and try incredible dishes such as the Kurobuta Pork Cheek, the Salmon with Ikura Oroshi, or the Agedashi Kama (fish belly). An Omakase tasting menu is also available.

Tokyo-born owner Chef Mitsuo Endo has served at several restaurants as head chef over the years, but he finally opened his own, Raku, in 2008. You’ll find it in southwest Vegas, down the street from The Orleans Hotel and Casino.

5030 West Spring Mountain Road #2, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-367-3511

18. The Peppermill Fireside Lounge

The Peppermill Fireside Lounge
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The Peppermill Fireside Lounge is as Vegas as Vegas gets: With an over the top, neon-lit, flaming pool, plush romantic booths, and fabulous food. Its central location on the Strip, inside Somerset Shopping Center, means that it is easily accessible no matter where you are staying, so treat yourself with a truly Vegas breakfast.

Indulge with one of their huge omelets with hash browns, English muffins, toast or a hot lemon-cranberry or blueberry muffin, or everyone's favorite - Munches' breakfast with sautéed peppers, onions, linguica sausage, tomatoes and mushrooms, served with three eggs, cheddar and Jack cheese, with toast or an English muffin. Beware, portions are huge, so pace yourself before you come to the dessert menu.

Somerset Shopping Center, 2985 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, Phone: 702-735-7635

19. Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas

Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas
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Enjoy some of the best views of the Las Vegas Strip while dining at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant. Located within Las Vegas’ replica of the Eiffel Tower, this romantic restaurant stands 110 feet above the strip with views of iconic attractions like the Bellagio Fountains. The Eiffel Tower Restaurant offers brunch and dinner menus, both featuring upscale French cuisine. Their brunch menu consists of a three-course selection with popular dishes like Lobster Eggs Benedict and French Toast à la Crème Brulée. Their dinner menu offers a wide variety of caviars, premium seafood, and signature dishes like Beef Wellington and Roasted Rack of Lamb. To snag one of their window-side tables, be sure to call ahead and make a reservation!

3655 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, Phone: 702-948-6937

20. El Dorado Cantina

El Dorado Cantina
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El Dorado Cantina is one of Las Vegas’s newest upscale restaurants serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Enjoy the bold décor and the romantic ambience as you savor remarkable dishes such as the Chapulines (seasoned grasshoppers), Grilled Mahi Tacos, or the Torta de Carnitas. Wash it all down with a handcrafted cocktail like the Jalapeno Margarita. They also offer a vast selection of over 100 kinds of tequila. Restaurateurs Brett Talla and Darin Feinstein opened El Dorado Cantina in 2014.

3025 South Industrial Road, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phone: 702-722-2289

21. Top of the World

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Couples are in for the ultimate Las Vegas experience at this iconic restaurant. Situated in the SkyPod, Top of the World allows diners to feast on an array of mouthwatering dishes while taking in 360-degree views from the restaurant’s revolving dining room. The room slowly completes a rotation every 80 minutes, catching sweeping views of the Las Vegas valley. Top of the World takes pride in its share of awards and accolades including the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 24 consecutive years and the Best of Las Vegas Awards for Most Romantic Spot, Best View, and Best Fine Dining in 2019. Their menu offers an array of premium choices from chilled seafood like Oysters on a Half Shell and Shrimp Cocktail to grilled specials like Prime Ribeye and Prime Tomahawk Chop.

2000 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104; Phone: 800-998-6937

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