Restaurant Round-Up: A Top 10 for Everyone
Medtrade Spring always goes by in a flash. Do yourself a favor and plan ahead by reading our top 10 restaurant selections in Las Vegas and making reservations now. Bon Appetit!
Olives at Bellagio
Food Type: Mediterranean
Picture an inviting mixture of natural hues, golden tones, dark woods, and leather for a sexy, sleek appeal. Now throw in the stunning view of Lake Bellagio and the dancing fountains from the dining room and patio. This restaurant features a Mediterranean menu of flatbread pizzas, homemade pastas, rotisserie dishes and flame-licked seafood and meats. It's also located in a perfect spot for a little shopping after lunch or dinner.
Hours: Open daily 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Onda Ristorante & Wine Lounge at The Mirage
Food Type: Italian
Voted "Best Italian Restaurant,? Onda offers classic-rustic Italian cuisine with American innovations.
Hours: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand
Food Type: Seafood
Chef Emeril Lagasse renovated this restaurant to reflect the origins of his seafood creations. In this ocean-like ambience, select from a variety of fresh fish dishes while taking a sensory trip to Louisiana.
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Picasso at Bellagio
Food Type: Mediterranean
An elegant atmosphere, beautiful background music and a large upscale dining room that overlooks Bellagio's beautiful lake, Picasso features works of art as its main entrees. Select the wine for your meal from a dazzling collection from Europe's finest vineyards. Reservations are recommended; jacket and tie are required.
Hours: 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Carnival World Buffet at the Rio
Food Type: Buffet
Are you hungry? Recognized by some as the best buffet in Vegas, Carnival World boasts 300 dishes prepared fresh daily. From pizza to omelets, sushi to teppan yaki, carved meats to Asian barbecue, the Carnival World Buffet offers numerous distinct dishes from around the world. Watch live cooking action before your very eyes and then finish off your meal by selecting from 70 different types of homemade pies.
Hours: Breakfast 7-11 a.m., Lunch 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Dinner 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Little Buddha at the Palms
Food Type: Pacific Rim & Chinese
Guests can dine at an impressive sushi bar that is worth a look even if you don't like sushi! A stream of water runs down the center in true feng-shui fashion. The restaurant's massive mahogany doors lead patrons to the eight-columned, domed main dining room, highlighted with two 10-foot tall Buddha statues. Want a little more peace and quiet? There's an airy back room and poolside dining available as well.
Hours: 5:30-11 p.m.
Nine-Five Irishmen at New York, New York
Food Type: Irish-inspired
Inspired by a group of extraordinary Irishmen who led lives of great adventure, this is a pub of epic proportions starring a grand Victorian-style bar, ornate cottage areas, shop-style snugs, and two levels of outdoor patio dining with a spectacular Las Vegas Strip view. The chef feverishly works to create tempting signature dishes made of only the freshest, natural Irish ingredients. Pair these with the finest stouts, ales, lagers, spirits, music, and entertainment by special guest artists, and you've got yourself a little piece of the Emerald Isle in the heart of Las Vegas.
Hours 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Bar Open: Until 2:45 a.m.
Tremezzo at the Aladdin
Food Type: Italian
Enjoy fine, authentic Italian dishes such as Primi Piatti, chilled blue crab salad and pasta dishes, and still have money in your wallet when you are finished. If weather permits, enjoy your dinner outside on the 50-seat patio.
Hours: 5 -11 p.m.
Delmonico at the Venetian
Food Type: Steak
Owned and operated by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, Delmonico Steakhouse delivers exciting New Orleans cuisine. Enjoy specialties like bone-in ribeye steak, double-cut pork chop and Delmonico chicken-for-two carved tableside. The restaurant's design is modern with many elegant touches.
Hours: Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner 5-10 p.m.
Rum Jungle - Mandalay Bay
Food Type: Caribbean & Central American
Fun, fun, fun! Outrageous, fun and exotic only begin to describe Mandalay Bay's Run Jungle. Step inside pulsating Latin, Caribbean and African rhythms, a dancing firewall, cascading water and dueling giant congas while enjoying dishes prepared over a giant open fire pit. In fact, the Fire Pit is a favorite feast including eight different courses and unlimited quantities: Skewers of chicken, steak, lamb, pork, fish and vegetables with accompaniments of drunken red beans, coconut rice with pineapple, oven-roasted plantains and a salad with field greens with lime thyme vinaigrette. If that's too much food for you, select a different tropical specialty from the Rum Jungle's full menu.
Hours: 5:30 -11 p.m.