When it comes to Las Vegas restaurants, there is truly something for everyone. While bar food and quirky eateries may be in abundance, there are also numerous exceptional upscale restaurants you will want to try. Some of the best places to dine in Las Vegas aren’t necessarily the “quick eats” style but are select restaurants where you can take a date and enjoy a luxurious evening together. For fine dining, check out a list of some of the best restaurants in Las Vegas below:
Best Fine Dining in Las Vegas
When getting ready for date night, you’ll want to pick a nice restaurant to impress your lover. With the plethora of fine dining restaurants in Las Vegas, you’ll have plenty of options. Whether you’re craving Italian food, Japanese cuisine, or French dishes, or if you’re looking for the best steakhouse in Las Vegas, there are several excellent restaurants to choose from.
The Golden Steer Steakhouse
Possibly the best steakhouse in Las Vegas, the Golden Steer Steakhouse not only serves the best wet-aged cuts of beef, it also has an extensive menu for those who may not be in the mood for steak. The menu includes seafood, Italian options, a deliciously decadent dessert menu, and “Vegas’ Largest Baked Potato.”
Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse
This award-winning steakhouse serves all your favorites as well as steak tartare, quail, calamari, seafood favorites, and pickled deviled eggs. Pro-tip: Be sure to try the fried lobster mac & cheese (You’re welcome).
For a comfortable and supremely romantic vibe with lavish food, Hugo’s Cellar is the spot. Try Hugo’s specialties such as the beef Wellington, rack of lamb, or the maple bourbon duck. For dessert, select a mouth-watering pastry off their dessert cart or have the classic bananas Foster or cherries jubilee made right at your table.
One of the many Wynn Las Vegas establishments for fine dining, Sinatra allows you to enjoy a night eating outstanding Italian food at the restaurant dedicated to Ol' Blue Eyes himself – Frank Sinatra. The menu is inspired by Sinatra, serving some of his favorite dishes, such as spaghetti with clams and veal parmigiana.
Ester's Kitchen has been called “the best Italian restaurant” in Las Vegas. Homemade sourdough bread with your choice of specialty sauces for dipping and a plethora of pasta and meat dishes – all prepared with farm-to-table ingredients – could make this the cozy and delicious escape you’ve been looking for.
Picasso is known for their lavish four-course seafood meals and extensively stocked wine cellar – 1,500 selections, to be exact. Picasso is not only one of the fanciest Bellagio restaurants Las Vegas, but they’re also on the list of Michelin star restaurants in Las Vegas. Be treated like royalty with dishes such as Maine lobster salad, a pan-seared boat scallop, sautéed steak of “A” foie gras, and sautéed sea bass.
Another of the Wynn Las Vegas restaurants for fine dining, Lakeside is the only place in the Western Hemisphere to serve live lobsters from European waters. Known for serving the freshest seafood, Lakeside offers seafood specialties such as Mahi Mahi from Hawaii, Dover fish from Holland, octopus from Liguria, and more seafood treasures on their extensive menu.
The Ohlala French Bistro
Ohlala is one of the most excellent upscale restaurants for enjoying French cuisine in an atmosphere of classic elegance. The menu consists of French classics such as escargots, beef tartare, baked brie, and, of course, créme brùlée for dessert.
Often referred to as the best of Caesars Palace restaurants for fine dining (for those who enjoy French cuisine), Guy Savoy offers freshly baked bread carts as well as a selection of Chef Guy Savoy’s most popular French dishes. Dishes include exquisite selections such as colors of caviar, octopus terrine, and artichoke and black truffle soup with toasted mushrooms on brioche bread with black truffle butter on the side.
Likely one of the more lively restaurants, you can eat Teppanyaki at specialized Teppan tables where the food is cooked right in front of you like a show. Nobu’s chef is famous for his specialty sushi dishes – his most popular dish being the black cod with sweet miso in a bite-sized piece over garlic chips and ginger in a butter lettuce cup.
Bonus tip: Be sure to stop at the Nobu lounge to try one of the three rare sakes that are served there.
Give Your Date the Ultimate View with a Helicopter Ride
While you’re in Sin City, be sure to take your sweetie for a romantic helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon. There are few things more romantic than experiencing one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World together. Not only will you enjoy the beauty of the Canyon through incredibly romantic views, but you’ll have a tour guide who is knowledgeable about the area and its history.
Consider keeping the date going with the luxury limo van package through Gray Line. This package includes a luxury limo ride to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Then, you’ll enjoy a helicopter ride to the bottom of the canyon, a pontoon ride down the Colorado river, a four-hour exploration of Grand Canyon West, lunch at one of the cafes, and a stop for a photo opportunity at the Hoover Dam.
Incredible adventures and excellent food go hand in hand in Las Vegas. To explore the city, consider booking tickets on the Hop On Hop Off bus through Gray Line for easy access to any of these upscale restaurants. You’ll get a great ticket price, air-conditioned transportation (with free Wi-Fi on the bus), an expert tour guide who knows the area well, and access to the best Las Vegas restaurants.