Food To Try In Las Vegas, Nevada

food to try in las vegas

Las Vegas will keep you alive all the time. Renowned for its vibrant nightlife and abundant entertainment options, Las Vegas is the world’s most popular destination for anyone who just wants to have fun. Visiting casinos spread throughout the city to try your luck is a must. But, don’t miss an impressive water show at Bellagio Fountains to see the fountains dancing to the music. It is even more phenomenal with all the lighting during the show. Get on High Roller to enjoy the views of Las Vegas from above. One trip takes 30 minutes, you can stand or sit on the bench inside the glass cabin. There is even an open bar serving a selection of drinks to keep you relaxed during your ride. To survive Las Vegas, you need a lot of food. Keep reading to find out about the food to try and the best restaurants to enjoy it.

1. Lasagna

food to try in las vegas | lasagna

Lasagna is probably the oldest type of pasta and to some people, it is the tastiest too. Enjoy layers of pasta stacked with meat, cheese, and vegetables along with a variety of sauces. We know that lasagna is not a typical Las Vegas cuisine as it originated in Italy. But, since you are not in Italy but Las Vegas, why don’t you give the restaurant below a chance to prove you that it can serve you a very superb lasagna that tastes authentic in a cozy and contemporary ambiance?

Maggiano's Little Italy

Address: 3200 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, USA

Price: from USD 20

2. Prime Rib

The "Diamond Jim Brady" Cut - medium rare
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Prime ribs aged, roasted and prepared with natural juices is what makes this a mouthwatering dish. And, there is no restaurant better than Lawry’s for the ultimate indulgence in prime ribs. The beef is perfectly roasted, the sauce tastes excellent and what’s more, you get to enjoy it in an upscale steakhouse.

Lawry's The Prime Rib

Address: 4043 Howard Hughes Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89169

Price: from USD 35

3. Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp cocktail is one of the most popular dishes in Las Vegas and if you do not try this one, you’ll miss out big time. You cannot leave Las Vegas without knowing how delicious a shrimp cocktail is. You may already guess from the name that shrimp cocktail is basically shrimps that are cooked in a cocktail sauce. What makes it unique is how it is served. You can enjoy your shrimp cocktail in a cocktail glass. And, the larger the shrimp, the tastier the dish is.

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

Address: 129 East Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA

Price: from USD 15

4. Veal Parmesan

We can all agree that Italians have some of the most scrumptious dishes. The popularity of Italian cuisine is known around the world, including this one: Veal Parmesan. Melted cheese and tomato sauce to be on top of fried and breaded meat and/or eggplant, this is what veal parmesan is all about. Other toppings may also include onions and mushrooms.


Address: 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Price: from USD 53

5. Meatballs

Are you kidding me, I should try meatballs when traveling in Las Vegas? I can have meatballs wherever I want, does not have to be in Las Vegas. Well, you may want to take back your words because you are going to try the famous Kobe beef meatballs and you should go to Lavo to savor the best taste. The meatballs are probably the biggest meatballs you will ever see in your life and they are dipped in special sauce and topped with fresh ricotta cheese.

Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 3325 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Price: USD25

6. Surf and Turf

A combination of red meat and seafood should be tempting enough for you, right? People usually order Surf and Turf as a main course because the choice of seafood may include lobster, shrimp or pawns and when combined with red meat (beef steak is widely used), it should be filling enough and of course, make your stomach happy.


Address: 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Price: from USD 84

7. Athens Fries

food to try in las vegas | athens fries
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Which one is more delicious, Athens Fries or the usual French fries? The answer is obvious: Athens Fries. Athen Fries is a Mediterranean dish where hot fries are seasoned to the finest quality. Only authentic Mediterranean spices are used. You can feel how the fries perfectly blend with the unique herbs and seasonings that make Athens fries, unlike any other regular fries. And, you cannot eat Athens Fries without its creamy dipping sauce.

Paymon's Mediterranean Café & Hookah Lounge

Address: 8380 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89117, USA

Price: from USD3.25

8. Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington
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The last one on the list is Beef Wellington. For those of you who have never heard of Beef Wellington, it is a kind of fillet steak layered with pâté and duxelles. And, the fillet steak comes with puff pastry as the wrap that will be baked to perfection. For the most delectable taste of Beef Wellington, Gordon Ramsay is still the king.

Gordon Ramsay Steak

Address: 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Price: from USD 60

9. Buta Burger

food to try in las vegas | buta burger

If you have never heard of Buta Burger before, you are not alone and that is why you should try this food. Buta Burger is basically a burger, but what makes it more delicious than other burgers is the stuffing inside the buns. Bacon, pickles and American cheese are among the ingredients, topped with Japanese barbecue sauce and the famous wasabi mayo.

Fuku Burger Chinatown

Address: 3429 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146, USA

Price: from USD15

10. Dirt Dog

You know what a hot dog is but a dirt dog, what kind of food is that? No worries, you will not be eating dirt when ordering a dirt dog. Instead, you will be served a sausage that is wrapped with strips of bacon and of course, cheese. The taste should be even better because it is a combination of three of the tastiest food ever.

Dirt Dog

Address: 8390 S Rainbow Blvd #100, Las Vegas, NV 89139, USA

Price: under USD 10

Vegas for the win

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There is nothing that can compare to Las Vegas when it comes to nightlife and entertainment. If you want to have the most spectacular vacation ever, come to Las Vegas. Stay for as long as you want because there are too many entertainment options to explore and try.

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