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9 Best places to eat in LAS VEGAS for all budgets

9 Best places to eat in LAS VEGAS for all budgets

There are so many Las Vegas restaurants to choose from so we decided to share the best places to eat in Las Vegas, perfect for all budgets.

Best dinner restaurants in Las Vegas

best places to eat in Las Vegas

A once-in-a-lifetime experience, the Joël Robuchon Restaurant offers a three-hour, 16-course meal within the Michelin three-star restaurant. Found on the MGM Grand Casino Floor, this restaurant is the epitome of fine dining and luxury; a special treat for your visit to Las Vegas.

Food type: French

Opening hours: 5.30 pm – 10 pm

Dress Code: Formal

Average cost: An average two-course meal costs $120 whilst the 16-course, Degustation menu costs $395 – making it one of the most expensive meals in the country.

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Based in Downtown Las Vegas, this restaurant offers six different types of pizza that is just perfect! Plus, the atmosphere is one of energy and fun; making this place a perfect restaurant for those looking to unwind, pre-drink perhaps but still eat fantastic food.

If you love pizza but looking for somewhere on the strip, make sure you check out Cosmopolitan’s Hidden Pizza. This was one of my favourite places to eat in Vegas and is perfect for a late-night dinner.

Food type: Italian

Opening hours: 11 am – 12 am (2 am on Fridays and Saturdays)

Dress Code: Casual

Average cost: A whole pizza costs between $17 – $21 with calzones and burgers costing around $13.

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Inspired by the food stalls and vendors in District One of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – this restaurant offers Asian delights. Bringing flavours from across South East Asia, this is a great experience for those visiting Las Vegas and a firm favourite of ours.

Try the Coconut Pork Belly and Lemongrass beef!

Food type: Asian

Opening hours: 11 am – 2 am (closed Tuesdays)

Dress Code: Casual

Average cost: Mains cost anywhere between $9 – $18 with a selection of small plates available for those looking for a bite to eat.

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best places to eat in Las Vegas

Arguably the best steak house in Las Vegas, the SW offers imported Kobe beef from Japan alongside USDA Prime dry-aged and Australian steaks. The elegant dining room makes for a romantic meal, with a view of the nightly Lake of Dreams showing with your meal.

Food type: Steak and Seafood

Opening hours: 5.30 pm – 10 pm

Dress Code: Business casual; shorts are not permitted and men must wear a collared shirt.

Average cost: Japanese Wagyu starts at $98, aged steak starts at $58 and other mains average around $50. There are some vegetarian options available for $26 per entree.

Wicked Spoon at the cosmopolitan Buffets of Las Vegas

This buffet isn’t new to Vegas but it is new to this list!

We loved trying the food at the Wicked Spoon buffet in the Cosmopolitan, making it a great place to eat in Vegas. Try the seafood and save room for their massive dessert station = heaven!

For a full review, see here: Wicked Spoon Buffet.

There are also many amazing buffets in Vegas to choose from so don’t just stop at one!

Food type: Buffet

Opening hours:

  • Brunch | Mon – Thurs: 8 AM – 5 PM
  • Brunch | Fri – Sun: 8 AM – 3 PM
  • Dinner | Mon – Thurs: 5 – 9 PM
  • Dinner | Fri & Sat: 3 – 10 PM
  • Dinner | Sun: 3 – 9 PM
  • Happy Hour: 4 – 7 PM daily

Dress Code: Casual


Weekday dinners cost $42

Weekend dinner costs $49

Weekend brunch costs $36

Daily brunch will only cost you $28.

Bottomless drinks packages cost $17 but come with a 2-hour limit from the time of purchase.

Drink Menu

Places to eat in vegas

Found in Planet Hollywood, of course, Ramsay was going to make it to this list. If you are looking for a good burger in a casual but comfortable atmosphere, head to BURGER. There are so many different variations of burgers here, you will find one you just love. I always opt for the Pork Chop and Applesauce Burger or the Hamburger with 3 types of meat.

Food type: Burgers

Opening hours: 11 am – 2 am

Dress Code: Casual

Average cost: Burgers cost around $16 with staters around $13 and desserts under $10.

Creative Travel Rating: 10/10

Honeysalt places to eat in vegas

A good 20-minute drive from the strip, Honey Salt offers arguably the best brunch in town. With a farm-to-table-inspired menu and a real community, family feel to it, you would never think you are in Las Vegas at all.

Food type: American bistro

Opening hours: 11 am – 9 pm

Dress Code: Casual

Average cost: The array of breakfast options costs around $13 whilst All You Can Drink options costs $18. Lunch costs a similar price to brunch whilst dinner mains cost between $24 – $36.

Creative Travel Rating: 9/10 (A little out of the way but worth the visit!)

WAZUZU Places to eat in Vegas

Sit under the towering glitzy dragon and try the fusion of Thai, Chinese and Japanese food. This is a popular restaurant in the Wynn hotel and makes a great place to have an Asian lunch.

Food type: Thai/Japanese/Chinese

Opening hours: 11.30 pm – 10.30 pm

Dress Code: Casual (tank tops and swimwear not permitted)

Average cost: Sushi 2-pieces cost around $10 whilst speciality dishes cost between $22 – $30 per dish.

Luv it Custard places to eat in Vegas

Of course, a dessert restaurant was going to end up on this list! It is me writing the list after all. Anyway, opposite The Stratosphere is this understated dessert haven. The list of sundaes is crazy long, as are the topping options!

Food type: Dessert

Opening hours: 1 pm – 10 pm

Dress Code: Casual

Average cost: With sundaes costing around $5, this is a steal!

Creative Travel Rating: 8/10 (This is only not a ten because it is only dessert and not actual food)

Best places to eat in Las Vegas for all occasions

We couldn’t write a post on places to eat in Vegas without including some of our favourite romantic or budget-friendly options. The restaurants above are all great choices but they may not suit your budget and trip. Foodies should also check out the Secret Food Tours available in the city too! Here are a few more of our favourite places to eat in Vegas.

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Best brunch in Vegas

  • Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar – Serving your typical American food and drink with seasonally-inspired dishes too, you can enjoy a small-town vibe in this warm, rusting setting.
  • The Smashed Pig – Not too far from Fremont Street, this Gastropub offers a British menu but head here for brunch to enjoy Stuffed French Toast and Piggy Benny; a unique take on eggs benedict.
  • AmeriBrunch Cafe – This cafe offers an extensive brunch menu, including some healthier options alongside a full American Breakfast.
  • Hash Hash A Go Go – There are now a few Hash Hash A Go Go’s in the Vegas area with the easiest one to reach from the strip, located in The Linq area. Expect affordable, spectacular brunch options and try their hashes, which are served on an old-fashioned cast iron skillet.
  • The Bagel Cafe – For a quick, tasty option off the strip, head over to The Bagel Cafe.
  • Lucky Penny – Located in the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, this is a 24/7 casual dining spot in the sunshine. Brunch options can be found from $12 here, making it a great place to recover after a late night out.
  • The Cracked Egg – This local spot now has a few different branches in the area but all serve up amazing food. Try one of their many scrambled eggs options or try their delicious Country Benny.

Best restaurants in Las Vegas on a Budget (on or near the strip)

Slice of Vegas places to eat in vegas on a budget
  • Slice of Vegas – Located in the Mandalay Bay hotel, you can grab a whole pizza from $21.95 whilst other Italian entrees begin at a similar price. There is also an extensive vegan menu here too.
  • Hussong’s Cantina – Also based in Mandalay Bay, this Mexican spot serves up 3 tacos from $19.45, whilst most appetizers are under $10.
  • Beijing Noodle No. 9 – Found in Caesar’s Palace, this authentic Chinese spot is inexpensive but popular; reserve a table if you want to secure your spot!
  • Garden Court Buffet
  • Rockhouse in The Venetian – The Venetian is a stunning hotel in Vegas, offering many high-end restaurants and bars to choose from. The Rockhouse offers a great vibe for affordable prices; burgers start at $12 and most appetizers range between $10 – $12.
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Romantic restaurants in Las Vegas

  • Top of the World (The Strat) – Enjoy a romantic meal in this revolving restaurant, offering fantastic views of the strip and beyond.
  • Americana Las Vegas – Off the strip, you can enjoy upscale American fare whilst overlooking gorgeous lake views.
  • Picasso – As one of the best restaurants on the strip, it is no wonder that Picasso makes for a great date night. Enjoy french food in this elegant restaurant, with some seats offering a view of the Bellagio fountain.
  • Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas – Head to the restaurant in the Eiffel Tower for great views and fairly priced food.
  • Bavette’s – For a fantastic steak, head to this steakhouse located in Park MGM.
  • Cut by Wolfgang Puck – For upscale cocktails and amazing steaks in a modern restaurant, head to Cut, located in The Palazzo.

Things to know before you go to Las Vegas

Still can’t decide which restaurants to try? Try this quiz to decide where to eat or check out the best buffets of Vegas. Make sure to read about the best hotels in Las Vegas before you book a trip. Working out the budget for your trip? Read our cost breakdown guide too!

What is your favourite restaurant in Las Vegas? Let us know in the comments below!

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