Home to all things adult (and activities for the kids as well), Las Vegas has been dubbed the Entertainment Capital of the World. Famous for its world-renowned mega casinos and hotels, the desert city features some of the best shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife options in the United States! When you’re not busy placing bets or partying it up, Las Vegas has plenty of food to offer. So without further ado here are Rad’s 5 best places to eat in Las Vegas.
Heart Attack Grill, as the name suggests, serves anything and everything that might just cause a heart attack! The hospital-themed restaurant is known for it’s high in fat burgers and shakes, and their famous ‘bypass’ burger. The menu is centred around abnormally high foods, including the Bypass burger which ranges from single, double and triple, all the way up to octuple (eight hamburger patties weighing in at a whopping 20,000 calories!). Diners dress in hospital gowns before attempting to down the mind-boggling creation. Customers over 350 pounds (160kg) in weight can weigh in with a ‘nurse’ waitress and eat for free! This controversial yet enticing establishment might not be to everyone’s taste, but is definitely worth checking out as one of our best places to eat in Las Vegas!
Rad’s Go-to-Plate: Single Bypass Burger and Flatliner Fries: A half-pound beef patty, 5 strips of bacon, cheese, tomato and onion served in a bun.
Location: 450 Fremont Street, Downtown Las Vegas
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11 am – 10:45 pm
It’s not a trip to Vegas without visiting one of its many popular hotel buffets. While Caesars Palace boasts one of the best buffets in the Northern Hemisphere, Wynn has recently come out on top, with their buffet being crowned the best buffet in Las Vegas. Featuring 15 live-action cooking stations and more than 120 specially prepared dishes from an array of global cuisines, the Wynn Las Vegas Buffet literally has something for everyone! Just when you think you’re done, the dessert bar offers warm pastries, cakes confections and more; specially prepared by pastry chefs on the spot! For seafood enthusiasts, the buffet offers a seafood spectacular every Friday and Saturday.
Rad’s Go-to-Plate: Anything and Everything!
Location: Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 7:30 am – 9:30 pm
Established over 40 years ago, Tacos El Gordo is a family owned and operated company delivering an authentic Tijuana taco experience. Serving the finest quality meats and freshest ingredients on handmade corn tortillas, Tacos El Gordo is often referred to as the best tacos in Las Vegas! This is the place you want to be after a crazy night out on the strip! Tacos El Gordo has multiple locations throughout Las Vegas as well as Southern California.
Rad’s Go-to-Plate: Adobada: Spiced pork on a corn tortilla with your choice of fresh toppings
Location: 3049 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
Opening Hours: Sun – Thu, 10 am – 2 am, Fri – Sat, 10 am – 4 am
The family-owned restaurant presents an adventure for those willing to step out of their comfort zones for Asian Cuisine. Lotus of Siam feature family owned recipes from over 100 years in the Chutima family and consists of hearty herbs and spices and Thai style curries. With thousands of rave reviews as one of the top places to eat in Las Vegas, the hole in the wall eatery turned award-winning restaurant is said to serve some of the best Thai food in the entire country!
Rad’s Go-to-Plate: Crispy Duck Khao Soi: Crispy duck served on a bed of egg noodles in a curry base sauce, garnished with sliced red onions, lime and pickled vegetables.
Location: 620 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri, 11 am – 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm – 10 pm, Sat-Sun, 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Hash House A Go Go is where old school meets new and gets twisted! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner all day long for over two decades, you can get the full farm fresh experience and enjoy old recipes with a twist. Enjoy everything from pancakes to meatloaf with a unique spin on classic midwest comfort meals and award-winning favourites. The Las Vegas LINQ location is open 24 hours so you can enjoy the best of the midwest on the strip around the clock!
Rad’s Go-to-Plate: Andy’s World Famous Sage Fried Chicken: Chicken rolled in flour, fresh sage and spices, then fried to a glorious crisp.
Location: The LINQ Las Vegas Hotel, 3535 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
Opening Hours: Open 24 Hours
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