Just a dice's throw from the bustle of the casino floor, the tuxedoed maitre d' of Bally's Steakhouse invites patrons inside a New England–style dining room grounded by dark woods and Ralph Lauren linens. The menu boasts a trio of prix fixe dinners and à la carte entrees prepared by nationally renowned chefs, who center their feasts on the restaurant's specialty meats. Diners can tear morsels from bone-in selections, such as 22-ounce rib eyes or 16-ounce fillets, or cut right through slabs of Alaskan halibut. As one of the oldest steak houses on the Strip, Bally's maintains the tradition of ending each multicourse meal with full coffee service and a slideshow on the history of the after-dinner mint.
Growing up in Evanston, Illinois, Kerry Simon wanted nothing more than to be a musician. To fund his dream, he worked in the kitchen of a chain pizzeria when he fell in love with another art form: food. After cooking around the country and countless media appearances that include InStyle, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, as well as stints on Hell's Kitchen and Iron Chef America, where he beat Iron Chef Cat Cora, he's made his home in Vegas where he helms the kitchen of KGB: Kerry’s Gourmet Burgers and is sometimes called the "Rock 'n' Roll Chef". KGB: Kerry's Gourmet Burgers is located inside of Harrah's Las Vegas.
At KGB he puts a gourmet chef's spin on a diner-counter classic. Besides all-natural beef iterations topped with smoked gouda or roasted jalapeños, his culinary staff delights diners with other options that build on the usual beef or patties between the buns, including sides such as "Iron Chef" sliders, tater tots, cotton candy, and Cap'n Crunch milkshakes. His gourmet and colorfully topped burgers are served in a modern yet sultry restaurant lined in exposed brick and warm colors, decorated with Russian propaganda posters from the 1960s. KGB also offers diners a full-service bar.
Modeled after old-fashioned, gaucho-style spit-roasts, Pampas Brazilian Grille sates hungers with premium flame-spun meats, seafood, and veggies. At each table, Pampas's gauchos carve helpings of barbecued pork, Brazilian sausage, brontosaur femur, and other proteins for partakers of the meat rodizio. The servers add fresh seafood of the day for the surf and turf rodizio, or avoid animal products altogether in the veggie version. The large, open dining room has a soft-lit ambiance that proves ideal for all manner of social mealtime rendezvous or dinner dates with imaginary friends. Pampas also lords over a deep vault of wines wrangled from around the globe, ready to grace glasses with flavorful pours and appealing hues.
At Toscano Italian Steakhouse, located just behind the Las Vegas strip on the Paradise Restaurant row, diners can select a live blue lobster from the aquarium or enjoy tender cuts of USDA prime beef. The steakhouse uses fresh ingredients and combines old world atmosphere with traditional experience. The menu focuses on upscale Italian eats—from balsamic-glazed filet mignon medallions, to homemade gnocchi tossed with basil sauce. Diners can pair entrees with an imported wine from the restaurant's extensive list. The dessert selection, which features tiramisu and flambe dishes that the server ignites tableside with a handheld dragon.
The elegant and sophisticated ENVY steak restaurant in Las Vegas offers the perfect mix of upscale ambiance and comfort. You’ll quickly discover there’s no better gourmet steakhouse in Vegas than ENVY – from the innovative dishes to the fine wine and classic atmosphere. ENVY is so sinfully delicious it should be forbidden!
Nestled in the Riviera Hotel and Casino, R Steak & Seafood Restaurant spreads out a straight flush of beef fillets. Each comes seasoned with the same distinctive signature spice rub the casino’s dealers use to make the cards extra lucky. Grilled, sautéed, or blackened, seafood selections such as pan-roasted salmon and tuna au poivre tempt the gourmand in every gamer. Wait staff can recommend wine pairings and selections from a suite of sauces—including béarnaise, demi-glace, bourbon barbecue, and green peppercorn—to match any of the slabs of tender protein. Without leaving the grounds, diners can try their chances at 100,000 square feet of table games and slot machines at the casino, or stop off for regular entertainment such as Jan Rouven’s Illusions magic show, live music at Le Bistro Lounge, and a bustling comedy club featuring local favorites and national headliners.