Swanky shopping malls, vibrant nightlife, tinkling casinos – the attractions of Las Vegas are diverse. But life can be real costly here when it comes to food. Does that mean you need to stick to buffets or food courts while visiting Las Vegas? Certainly not. There are many cheap bistros that offer delectable food at a reasonable price. And more interestingly, many high-brow places have Happy Hours, which are actually a treasure trove. Here are 10 best value restaurants of Las Vegas that can be blessings for the travelling soul.
- Peppermill Restaurant
The vintage Las Vegas bistro where time stands still. That’s how Peppermill Restaurant might appear to a visitor. Decked with fuchsia pink and blue lighting, the restaurant transports you to the era of the seventies. Open since 1972, Peppermill is one of the vintage bar and restaurants which has kept alive the “Classic Vegas” atmosphere. And keeping with the true spirit of Las Vegas, breakfast is served here round the clock and seldom will you find more variety in a breakfast menu. There is more to the menu, of course, and you can choose from a long list of juicy burgers, steaks, kebabs and other delights. Generous portion sizes at a modest price is the selling point of this joint. Wish to pair up your food with some delicious drinks? We vote for the 64 ounce Scorpion. There is also an impressive list of wines to choose from.
- El Dorado Cantina
Addicted to Mexican food? El Dorado Cantina is your one-stop destination at Las Vegas. Located a few buildings west of the Strip, this family-owned restaurant presents the vast culinary traditions of various Mexican regions and is one of the best places that serves authentic Mexican cuisine. The interior is set in rich dark wood, with deep red wall coverings and exquisite antique furniture giving the place a warm and sophisticated look. The menu consists of a wide selection of street tacos including al pastor, cochinita and vegetarian corn rajas tacos along with other selections. The bar houses more than 100 tequilas and also some brilliant house-made sangrias and house-wines. The best part of this joint is all of their foods are completely organic and free from antibiotics, pesticides, and steroids. No wonder resident celebs of Las Vegas love to hang out here.
- Studio B
Come hungry, leave contented. The Studio B Show Kitchen Buffet presents an enviable spread of dishes including delicious appetizers, main courses and desserts along with complimentary beer and wine. Sounds great? Well, the best part is that the entire spread is designed to be a buffet. It’s a set menu that changes slightly by day of the week – every Friday, Saturday and Sunday feature a seafood buffet. Fridays host a Prime Rib Brunch as well. The seafood spread includes popular choices like shrimp, oysters, crabmeat, crawfish and swordfish. Additionally, a wide variety of meats and luscious desserts are there for you to enjoy. The prices might be a bit steeper, with the seafood menu cost hovering around $40, but the taste of the food and the ambiance are something to die for.
- Burger Bar
Does the name ‘burger’ sound cliché? The Burger Bar at Las Vegas might make you think twice. Located at Mandalay Bay, it is one of the first chic burger joints of Las Vegas, ready to make your mouth water with its renowned burgers, fries and shakes. Try the American Classic. Loaded with Angus beef, bacon, cheese, tomato and onions, this one is any burger-lover’s delight. And if you wish to spend more, our bet would be on Rossini. Priced at $60, this super-burger has Kobe beef, shaved truffles and sautéd foie gras among its lip-smacking toppings. A wide range of shakes will serve your sweet tooth once you are done with your burger.
- Sushi Roku
Enjoy the exceptional California rolls and other modern Asian cuisine here at Sushi Roku, the wildly popular Japanese restaurant located on the Las Vegas Strip. Unwind in serene tranquility that combines a sophisticated atmosphere and a grand view of the Las Vegas Strip, further augmented by a vast and colorful sushi menu, colorful salads, specialty appetizers and a wide selection on the main course menu. Don’t forget to try the popular Sushi Six Assortment that includes six pieces of sushi and a zesty tuna roll. Priced at just $23, it is a favorite of the sushi fans. Made of the freshest and the finest fish, the sushi dishes offer an excellent start to the gastronomic experience. Also try out the hot and cold dishes that combine both Asian and American cooking styles.
- Mon Ami Gabi
You will never be disappointed visiting this classic French bistro. The restaurant offers a stunning street-side view of the Strip and a delectable ever-changing menu. The old favorites include the onion soup with baked Gruyere and traditional steak frites. And in case you are looking to taste some unknown dishes, go for Wild Escargots de Bourgogne with garlic-herb butter. The uniquely delicious taste will etch its mark on your memory permanently. To add to the temptation factor, Mon Ami Gabi houses an enviable selection of more than 80 boutique French wines which can be ordered by glass or by full bottle.
Think about pizza in Las Vegas, and the next moment Grimaldi’s will pop up on your mind. This is one of the most favorite pizzerias of Las Vegas. Experience the award-winning hand tossed pizzas, house-made salads and desserts made with freshest ingredients to retain the magical taste and aroma. The chain has six locations in Las Vegas with two on the Strip. The “secret recipe” pizza sauce, handmade mozzarella cheese and dough make Grimaldi’s pizzas something to drool for. With Frank Sinatra numbers playing in the background, Grimaldi’s pizzeria has been a top favorite place to both celebrities and commoners alike.
- Ellis Island Café
Feeling hungry at 3 in the morning? No need to suppress your cravings, as long as you are in Las Vegas. Ellis Island Café, the age-old favorite café of Las Vegas, serves food around the clock on all seven days of the week, including breakfast dishes and fast foods like sandwiches, burgers, steak, pasta and a lot more. Don’t miss their King Cut Prime Rib, as it is one of the favorite dishes of the café. The portions are bigger and at a very modest price to boot. Just drop in hungry so that you can do justice to your food. The café also offers some unique hand-crafted beers as a perfect accompaniment to the delicious foods. All you have to do is to tuck in and forget the world.
- Crown and Anchor
Considered an institution in Las Vegas, Crown and Anchor is an award-winning pub located just off the Strip. This 24/7 pub serves some of the most delectable foods along with a choice of over 30 beers and ciders from across the world. Indulge in large traditional British and American dishes without feeling the pinch on your pocket. Fish & chips is one of the star attractions of the joint. If you happen to visit on a Sunday, the traditional Sunday Roast and $1.00 Pabst Blue Ribbon 20 oz. drafts are a must-try. The beautiful patio offers a wonderful view and you can enjoy some soccer games on screen or a trivia quiz on Thursdays. And did we forget to mention, you can bring your four-legged friends along as well.
- Brio Tuscan Grille
Love Italy? Here is your chance to experience a chunk of authentic Tuscany tastes right at the heart of Las Vegas. Famous for its pastas, steaks and grilled delicacies, Brio Tuscan Grille offers everything under $6. Open daily for lunch and dinner, and also for brunch during the weekends, the eatery has some wildly popular dishes that include its signature burger, called the BRIO Burger, and also Black Pepper Shrimp, Tomato Mozzarella Salad and flatbreads. In fact, the appetizers, bruschettas and flat-breads are served throughout the day. And if you are looking for real value for money, visit them during Happy Hours – available from Monday to Friday from 3 to 6:30 p.m. – and enjoy the bar menu as well.
Originally posted 2017-08-21 06:43:03.