Where will you find some of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip?

When I think of Las Vegas, it’s bright neon lights, staying up til the sun rises, dancing all night in clubs, rolling the dice at casinos, award winning shows – the makings of a veritable adult playground – come to mind. Of course with all the action, sustenance either is sometimes overlooked or on the flip side will play a huge role in determining that evening’s plans. Luckily in the midst of it all, you’ll be able to also find some of the most delicious meals lovingly crafted by award winning chefs in four and five star restaurants.

While Wynn Las Vegas offers numerous casual dining, lounges and bars, I highly recommend the Fine Dining establishments because Vegas is an experience, not a destination, and at Wynn, award winning food is apart of that experience. I’m convinced that you wont be disappointed by any of these dining establishments as Wynn offers some of the best restaurants on the Vegas strip. 

I’ve been missing Hawaii since the moment I left, but as much as I missed the island, it was the food I craved so visiting Lakeside was such a treat. Author and Forbes Award winner and Chef David Walzog crafted the menu of this seafood restaurant to feature “Ocean to Table” fish, boasting the most unique species of the Hawaiian Islands. Selections include opah (moonfish), monchong (pomfret), mahi mahi, shutome (swordfish), ono (wahoo) and more. I think I tried more than a half-dozen dishes at Lakeside and each one was better than the last. I recommend going with a group and ordering a variety of dishes to share so that you can enjoy the experience of trying a bit of everything. 

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One of the great things that stand out about Wynn and it’s restaurants, is that it caters to everyone. Even though I adore seafood, my husband does not and that’s okay because Lakeside also offers a selection of prime-aged steaks, chops and succulent prime rib of beef also round out its menu. 

Botero

If you’re looking for a hip lounge scene, Botero is the place to be, featuring beyond-the-curve steaks, chops and modern cuisine by “Best Chef Southwest” nominee Chef Mark LoRusso. The food is just as decadent as the atmosphere as most of us, including myself, were getting ready for a night of clubbing as XS Nightclub right next door.  

The Country Club is exactly what it sounds like. This American Steakhouse is outfitted in dark colors and rich woods. Overlooking the 18th hole of the Wynn Golf Course this Travel Guide Four Star award-winner features succulent steaks, prime rib, and Chef Guía’s New Orleans-inspired dishes like gumbo or savory shrimp and grits.

At the recommendation of Philip Wm. McKinley, director of Show Stoppers, I started with the Tuscan Kale Salad. It was like summer in my mouth. The dish is composed of Tuscan kale, aged goat cheese, Gala apple, and spiced pecans tossed in an Apple Cider Vinaigrette. Each bite was bursting with a sweet, tangy flavor and despite a second course coming, I could not stop cycling my fork between plate and mouth. 

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Which was a shame because that meant I could only eat half of my King Creole Burger. I have a rather intense love affair with anything bacon, so it’s no surprise that the words Bourbon Candied Bacon are what sealed my decision on ordering this burger. This gargantuan also includes Pepperjack cheese, Tobacco onions, Creole mustard, cayenne ketchup, lettuce and tomato. Trust me on this one, order this burger as is. You won’t be dissapointed. It’s a little bit savory, a little bit spicy and all kinds of delicious. Add a side of Parmesan-Truffle Potato Chips for a blissful tummy. 

Despite only finishing half my burger, I still found enough room in my belly to steal some of my neighbor’s Shrimp and Grits. Listen, I didn’t think I liked shrimp and grits but this? It’s like this buttery, savory heaven on a spoon. Incredible and a must-try the next time you’re on the strip. 

My travel and accomodations were hosted by Wynn Las Vegas for the purpose of this article, all opinions are my own. 

34 thoughts on “Where will you find some of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip?”

  1. I’m not much of a gambler so when I go to Vegas it’s to eat and see shows. Can’t wait to get to the Wynn.

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  2. Thanks for compiling this great list; I’m sure many will bookmark this page and reference it for the future.

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  3. If I ever make it to Las Vegas I will be sure to check out these restaurants–I do enjoy a good meal that is out of the ordinary (at least out of my ordinary)

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  4. I was just in Vegas last week and I have to say all of these spots caught my eye. There are so many good eats in Vegas!

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  5. Wynn Las Vegas sounds like a great place to enjoy in Vegas. Hopefully we can visit it next time we are there.

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  6. I love to eat and love good food, all that food looks and sounds amazing! I’ve never been to Vegas, but will definitely keep this place in mind when I finally do.

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  7. Thanks for sharing this! When people talk about food in Vegas, they usually talk about buffets in the casinos. Glad to know that there is actually FOOD in the city lol!

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  8. I have heard so many great things about the food in Vegas. I would go there just for that and to take in some shows since I am not much of a gambler.

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  9. I’d like to try the Wynn for food. I haven’t been to Vegas in such a long time. My husband is ready to go back and so are his parents. ;)

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  10. The huge casinos in Vegas offer so much to locals and visitors. The chefs go out of their way to show off their talent and skill. Thanks for the heads up about seafood and beef at the Wynn. It all sounds yummy.

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  11. I want to do a long weekend in Vegas at some point and try all of these restaurants (and more!) Everything looks and sounds amazing.

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  12. I am going to Vegas this year so this is something I pinned for the near future! Your pictures are amazing and I am already excited to visit and try the food!

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  13. It’s a travel goal to get to Las Vegas with my husband in the next few years. I think we will definitely check out Wynn for our dining options! Everything looks great!

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  14. As a lifelong Las Vegas local I am very familiar with Wynn and even have a couple of friends who work there. Every dining experience I have had there has been outstanding!

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  15. It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Vegas. I remember the lights, the crazy casino vibe, and the outstanding food. I’d love to go back just to chow down some more! =D

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  16. I haven’t been to Vegas in so long, but one of the things I loved the most about being there was the outstanding food!

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