After a long yet exciting day of exploring Sin City, going through a laundry list of restaurants is the last thing you want to do when you’re starving. Basically, there’s roughly 45 casinos occupying the Strip and inside each and every one are about 7 to 10 restaurants.
A lot of options isn’t always a good thing.
Places with atmosphere and good times to be had are at celebrity chef-owned restaurants. That’s why we did the hard work for you by listing the best ones.
Next time you’re exploring the Strip, you won’t have to question where to eat.
Ready to know all the best eateries owned by chefs? Here are our picks sure to satisfy your appetite.
Does this name ring a bell? It’s named after the hit TV show.
For those unfamiliar with Hell’s Kitchen, it stars Gordon Ramsay guiding professional chefs as they vie for a head chef position at one of his famous restaurants. There’s a good amount of cussing, crying, and frustration amongst the contestants as they’re put through interesting challenges to test their cooking and leadership skills.
The restaurant at Caesar's Palace is a replication of the studio set. It includes floor-to-ceiling windows with hints of red and blue throughout to represent the teams.
Dishes include staples from the show like beef wellington and lobster risotto. As far as drinks go, there’s a mixology bar serving crafty cocktails along with wine and beer.
They’re open for lunch and dinner. With it being in a prime location, make sure to book your reservation in advance.
One thing Vegas gets right are steakhouses. However, one stands above the rest. That’s CUT by Culinary Hall of Famer Wolfgang Puck. It’s a modern take on refining the classic American steakhouse.
If you don’t consider yourself a “meat connoisseur,” their servers will assist you in choosing the right cut for you.
All ingredients are humanely treated and are the freshest available. Quality and innovation is at their finest so you can walk in with the highest of expectations and not be disappointed.
Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar
A UNLV alumnus, it only made sense for Guy Fieri to open an industrial-themed restaurant and bar at The Linq in Las Vegas. The interior is similar to his kitchen at home with accents of wood and metal. There’s also a large outdoor dining space with a view of the Strip.
The dishes embody Guy’s personality and cooking style—bold and fun. You can see hints of his tattoos amongst design elements on napkins, coasters, and more. Signature entrees include trash can brisket nachos, bacon mac ‘n’ cheese burger, and double-barrel BBQ wings.
You’ll need a drink to wash down these hearty dishes so why not a Bloody Mary topped with everything but the kitchen sink? You can craft your own by choosing from a variety of liquors, garnishes and heat level.
They’re open for breakfast, lunch, and late night. So when you have a hankering for a big, juicy burger after 10PM, this is the place to go.
Giada De Laurentiis was famous on Food Network long before she opened her namesake restaurant inside The Cromwell. Known for her love of authentic Italian food, this eatery is the best of Italian cuisine fused with Giada’s Californian influence.
There’s something for everyone with vegan and gluten-free entrees. Family-style options are also available so be sure to bring the kiddos!
Dishes include refreshing lemon spaghetti, Marsala herb chicken meatballs, and vegetable Bolognese rigatoni.
It’s a warm, inviting place similar to Giada’s personality. You’ll enjoy your meals overlooking the Bellagio fountains and Caesar’s Palace.
You’ll also be entertained by the open kitchen with chefs making bread, fresh pasta, and desserts.
French cuisine mastermind Thomas Keller opened Bouchon inside the Venetian. You’ll come for the menu but stay for the ambiance and extensive wine list.
There’s an oyster bar for you to enjoy starting at 3PM along with a dinner menu consisting of extravagant dishes like foie gras, steak frites, and Boudin Blanc. It’s a modern take on traditional French food.
They’re also open for breakfast and brunch.
Aside from the menu options, the interior makes it feel as if you’re truly sitting in a French bistro. Warm wood tones, sconces, and crisp, white tablecloths create a relaxing atmosphere. There’s plenty of patio space to enjoy brunch or dinner outside in the fresh air.
Morimoto Las Vegas
The Iron Chef himself opened a namesake restaurant right in the heart of the MGM Grand. It’s Japanese food at its finest.
You’ll be dazzled by stunning presentations where every ingredient shines. It’s like edible artwork on a plate.
Morimoto Las Vegas is quite the experience. You feel as if you’re sitting at a five-star restaurant smack dab in Japan. The cuisine is authentic but not scary in the least. You’ll find familiarity with dishes like their tuna pizza and mizuhiki Caesar salad.
You can watch your food being prepared similar to how a Hibachi restaurant operates. Behind the chefs are breathtaking photographs of Japanese architecture and landmarks.
If you’re tired of the average burger joint or steakhouse, this is an experience to be had during your visit.
Eat Your Heart Out
While Las Vegas is known for its glitz and glam, it also brings a variety of unique cuisine. It’s the premier spot for celebrity chefs to showcase what they have to offer.
Not only is the food amazing but the atmosphere rivals that. Each restaurant feels like you’re in a different country, experiencing different cultures.
Your taste buds will never be the same once you have a dish at any of these celebrity chef-owned restaurants.
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