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Las Vegas Restaurants: A Shrimp Lover's Paradise

If you’re a shellfish lover, you’ll want to check out these great seafood spots for National Shrimp Day!

Las Vegas loves shrimp. Even though the famous dollar shrimp cocktails are a thing of the past, there are still so many great spots to find some great shrimp specials and entrees. Check out these four delicious spots to get your shrimp fix!

Oyster Bar

Located inside Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Oyster Bar has a variety of great shrimp options- if you love the peel and eat variety, check out their Cajun BBQ shrimp (available in half or full pound sizes. There’s also a shrimp pan roast and shrimp gumbo in addition to more classic options like shrimp scampi and a luscious shrimp and lobster fra Diavolo. Still in need of more shrimp? There’s an add-on option so you can make sure you get all the shrimp you want.

Shrimp Entree at Oyster Bar Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Shrimp Entree at Oyster Bar (Courtesy Station Casinos)

Big Al’s Oyster Bar

This Cajun-style restaurant inside the Orleans Hotel & Casino has a variety of fantastic seafood items on their menu that are perfect for every shellfish lover. Start your meal with a shrimp Caesar salad and then check out their crab and shrimp boil or their bacon-wrapped stuffed shrimp. If you’re in the mood for a variety, try their seafood sampler or Big Al’s ceviche.

Big Al's Oyster Bar Interior Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Big Al's Oyster Bar Interior (Courtesy Boyd Gaming)

Big Sur Oyster Bar

Inside South Point Hotel, Casino, & Spa, this local favorite features a variety of traditional shrimp options in addition to more exotic tastes. Check out their Tempura shrimp or jumbo shrimp cocktail to start, their shrimp Cobb salad, and for your entree, try their beer-battered shrimp and scallops. If you’re there for lunch, Big Sur’s What the Shuck lunch specials include a Pacific Coast shrimp rice bowl and a Cajun pasta. 

Shrimp Cocktail at Big Sur Oyster Bar Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Shrimp Cocktail at Big Sur Oyster Bar (Courtesy South Point Hotel, Casino, & Spa)

Hot N Juicy Crawfish

With multiple locations around the Las Vegas valley (including one inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino), fantastic seafood is easily accessible no matter what part of town you’re visiting. Get peel and eat shrimp by the half and full pound and customize it to your taste with a variety of seasonings and spice levels. If peel and eat isn’t your style, Hot N Juicy also has a shrimp po’boy sandwich and fried seafood baskets. 

Peel N Eat Seafood at Hot N Juicy Crawfish Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Peel N Eat Seafood at Hot N Juicy Crawfish (Courtesy Miracle Mile Shops)