The Best Restaurants In Downtown Las Vegas, USA

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Check out this list to find out the best places to eat in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. There’s something for everyone, no matter what you’re craving; Italian, Mexican, Japanese, American, and more!

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Carson Kitchen

Celebrity chef Kerry Simon brings a new twist to American classics. His award-winning restaurant features gourmet burgers, flatbreads, and other small plates perfect for sharing. Savor every bite while enjoying a signature cocktail, such as #SimonSays sangria, on the rooftop lounge on a warm desert evening.

Pizza Rock

Voted the Best Pizza by The Las Vegas Review Journal, this restaurant serves some of the best gourmet pies around. Their pizza is perfectly paired with select craft beer and cocktails, plus the menu goes beyond pizza, featuring calzones, classic American burgers and sandwiches. The brick walls paired with beautiful chandeliers create a cool vibe for nightlife, such as the frequent DJ nights.

Triple George Grill

This dinner destination supplies the people of downtown Las Vegas with some of the finest seafood, chicken, and steak dishes in the city. The dark wood, dim lighting, and cozy booths create a warm, intimate atmosphere reminiscent of an old-school dining experience. Triple George is perfect for either a romantic dinner date for two or a business-focused lunch meeting.

Grotto Ristorante


Recommend by the Michelin Guide Las Vegas, this restaurant located in the classic Golden Nugget Hotel is the place to go. Known for their delicious pizza and homemade pasta, the Grotto also offers sandwiches and paninis, salads, antipasti, and more. Offering a friendly atmosphere, ample seating, and impeccable service, enjoy deliciously authentic Italian cuisine, then play the slots or take a dip in the hotel pool.

Hugo’s Cellar

Located in the Four Queens Hotel & Casino, Hugo’s Cellar offers elegant dining in a casual atmosphere. The traditional menu features classics such as lamb, steak, duck, and lobster. Perfect for a celebratory dinner or date night for two, Hugo’s creates a warm, romantic atmosphere. Spend a special evening with decadent cuisine and your date in the heart of downtown Las Vegas.

Tacos El Gordo

This downtown dive serves up traditional Mexican grub so good that you’ll be coming back for seconds. Tacos El Gordo, meaning the fat tacos, serves just that. Get up to ten different kinds of tacos, in addition to quesadillas, fries, tostadas, and more, and top off your tacos with fresh homemade salsa and guacamole plus, cool down in the Vegas heat with a tall glass of horchata. Open late into the morning, it’s a great place to satisfy late-night cravings for cheap.

Casa Don Juan

You’ll never be disappointed at Casa Don Juan; enjoy all the classic Mexican eats, with everything from tamales to burritos. The kitschy decor makes you feel as though you’ve walked right into someone’s dining room at home. The bright and cheerful colors create an inviting and fun atmosphere; relax with an ice cold margarita while chowing down on some chips and guac.

Bronze Café at The Center

Located in the Las Vegas LGBTQ community, this trendy health food joint takes the freshest ingredients to make a deliciously nutritious menu. The huge menu, featuring options like soups, salads, and sandwiches, are perfect for vegetarians and vegans. Refresh yourself with one of their famous smoothies, hot tea, coffee, or flavored chia water.

Yama Sushi


This unexpectedly delicious joint is located in a Las Vegas strip mall. Though it might not seem like much, this Japanese restaurant is a sushi star! Yama Sushi offers an all-you-can-eat experience, so take your time and enjoy hand-crafted rolls, fresh fish meals, specialty rolls, and more. Grab your friends and discover some of the best sushi in Vegas.

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