Las Vegas knows how to take care of just about any kind of dinner outing, whether it’s heading out with the girls for a night out, celebrating a bachelor party, eating with the kids or spotting celebrities. Restaurants can handle wedding plans, whether getting married or holding a reception, and can help with business, either landing a big deal or entertaining clients. Here’s a look at 12 restaurants in Las Vegas that are ready to cater to every dining whim.
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
A party scene comes together at Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge with a one-pound meatball meant to be shared, brick oven pizza, pasta dishes, chicken parmigiana and roasted Chilean sea bass. The weekend calls for the party brunch, where revelers dance on tabletops and dine on eggs Benedict and breakfast mac and cheese.
No matter what time of day, NoMad Bar serves a meal perfect for an event with friends. Request one of the massive cocktail explosions, such as the Pretty & Basic with strawberries and rosé wine, the American in Rome with bourbon and Foro Amaro, or the Demerara Dry Float with rum and maraschino liqueur. Share with friends the World Tour, a platter of seafood, meat and vegetables, which features each item coated with Italian fritto misto, Japanese tempura or American South dustings.
Whiskey and steaks come together at BLT Steak, the handsome steakhouse that stays open late to feed hungry partyers. Hearty fare meant for fueling an all-nighter includes the Kansas City 28-day dry-aged bone-in strip and the 22-ounce dry-aged bone-in rib-eye steak. A grilled two-pound Maine lobster is enough to share.
An English pub in the middle of Las Vegas as only Gordon Ramsay can do it. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill marries British pub food with TVs galore showing sporting events from around the world. Bachelors feting the groom can pick from 36 beers on tap or 63 bottled beers while dining on classic fish and chips, shepherd’s pie or sticky toffee pudding, all specialties of the television personality.
Round up the kids for a trip through the jungle at Rainforest Cafe. Children get an activity book filled with puzzles and trivia and order from the kids menu that features Jurassic chicken tidbits, python pasta and Rainforest rascals, aka mini burgers. Kids can choose sides such as veggies, mashed potatoes or applesauce to complete their meals, with a jungle setting as the backdrop.
Not only is Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar family friendly, but dog friendly, too. Kids can build their own pizza or try hand-breaded chicken nuggets, mini corn dogs or noodles with butter or marinara sauce. Each dish comes with a drink and a choice of a side such as fresh fruit, carrots, fries or mashed potatoes. Brunch options include buttermilk bone cakes or French toast dippers. Dogs get treated to a bowl of water. Menu choices for your pooch include a plate of brown rice or versions with a grilled hamburger patty or a chicken breast, all on the patio.
Celebrities tend to flock to TAO Asian Bistro with its floating Buddha overseeing the dining room. Being attached to TAO Nightclub means fueling up for a night of partying with dishes such as satay of Chilean sea bass, Peking duck and spicy tuna tartare on crispy rice.
Anyone headed to Marquee Nightclub will stop at Beauty & Essex with its star-studded roster of celebrities only matched by the jewel-encased dining room. Tuna poke wonton tacos, oven-braised chicken and tomahawk-cut dry-aged rib-eye steaks make up the menu.
Say “I do” with a view from 110 feet above the Las Vegas Strip at Eiffel Tower Restaurant. Couples can hold their ceremony and then dine on beef Wellington or a rack of lamb with a view of the Bellagio Fountains, or even host a small reception with a Champagne toast and wedding cake.
For extra-special celebrations with a large group, head to one of the private dining rooms at Top of the World for a view from 844 feet in the air, then add to that a private bar, wine service and cakes. As the room revolves to reveal stunning views of the Las Vegas valley, guests are served by a dedicated wait staff.
Business gets done at The Palm, the steakhouse with a wall of caricatures representing famous Las Vegas performers. Lunch and dinner options include Atlantic salmon filet, jumbo lump crab cakes, grilled chicken paillard, and even steakhouse burgers. For a particularly important meeting, ask for a booth inside; otherwise, sit on the indoor patio to talk business while watching shoppers pass by.
Golf and business go hand-in-hand, so Topgolf ups the game with climate-controlled hitting bays and menu items spanning brunch on the weekends to dinner and bottle service. Order al pastor-style pork or sugarcane shrimp lettuce wraps, then add some kalbi short rib tacos or a chicken Boursin and bacon flatbread while swinging the clubs. And with no one waiting behind you to play through, business can take the front seat.