Following on from the “Tips For Visiting Vegas Part 1”, here are some suggestions for good places to eat and other forms of entertainment in Vegas.
Where To Eat
The food in Las Vegas is one of its biggest attractions with an eclectic range of cuisines suited to a range of budgets. It is worth investing in a dedicated guide to see all the different options open to you but here are some quick tips for eating out in Vegas.
If you are on a budget, the good news is that there’s plenty of options to eat out for relatively cheaply. Nearly all casinos will have their own cafe where you can buy the likes of steak and eggs, pancakes and salads for $10 or less per person.
There are particularly good deals from the likes of The Orleans Hotel – who offer a “graveyard shift” deal – late night/early morning dining where you can be served steak and eggs for usually less than $5.
If you are especially hungry, then visiting your hotel’s buffet should fill the gap for a reasonable price, but don’t be expecting “haute cuisine”, just cheap and plentiful food.
It’s worth experiencing some of the many types of world cuisine you can get in Vegas. Despite being far from the nearest shoreline, you can pick up some great sushi in Vegas, and our first recommendation is Naked Fish – just a 10 minute taxi ride from the strip.
They will happily assist you with your choices and have some unique and reasonably priced sushi to enjoy.
If you want to taste some great chinese food, then Noodles at Bellagio is a good choice with well-presented and cooked food provided in a cosy and attractive environment.
It would be a tragedy to visit Vegas and never have a steak, given the huge range of excellent steakhouses available. There are many great places to visit and we recommend the SW Steakhouse at the Wynn. It is not the cheapest steakhouse but you will have a memorable meal if you book a table here.
Here’s a few other ideas for things to entertain you in your stay in Vegas:-
1) Big Shot At The Stratosphere
If you’re looking for theme park thrills then try this. The Big Shot shoots you 160 feet in the air in just 2.5 seconds so you experience high G forces. It’s a thrill seeker’s dream come true.
2) Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours
Several companies offer the opportunity to take an aerial view of one of America’s greatest landmarks. It’s a truly unique experience.
3) Love by Cirque Du Soleil
The world-famous Cirque Du Soleil group offer many shows in Vegas, including Love, based on the work of the Beatles. Many visitors to Vegas walk away from the show saying this is the best they’ve ever been to.
There are many famous clubs and bars in Vegas. Most hotels will have their own particular clubs and bars but we think you’ll really enjoy The Voodoo Lounge at the Rio, which is on the very top of the building and sports incredible views of the whole of Vegas.
These are just a small sample of the many attractions Vegas has to offer. Most Taxis have booklets with the latest shows and other entertainment available and if you are staying at a hotel, speak to the concierge, who will be able to point you toward some exciting days and nights out. Remember to tip him or her though!
In part 3 of our Las Vegas guide we explore the many gambling and poker options in the Nevada desert.