Off-Strip Dining Institutions

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The last several years have seen an explosion in amazing off-Strip restaurants, throughout the valley. But it wasn't always that way. As recently as just ten years ago, it was hard to find an exceptional off-Strip restaurant. The restaurants on this list are a few of the trailblazers, who were offering great food and atmosphere off of The Strip and outside of casinos, long before it was a safe bet to do so. And they're all still here, because they do it incredibly well.

Table 34

Table 34 is a true off-Strip pioneer: a consistent power-lunch and neighborhood dinner favorite for 20 years. Luckily, when it was sold in 2022, the new purchasers understand both the appeal of loc...

Sen of Japan

In Japanese, the word sen means fresh. And Sen of Japan brings fresh Japanese cuisine to a restaurant and bar with a comfortable ambiance and well-deserved reputation of delectable dishes. Moreover...

Todd's Unique Dining

Todd’s Unique, from former Strip chef Todd Clore, is unique in that it’s much more than the typical neighborhood restaurant tucked into a suburban strip shopping center. Clore is known for a creat...

DW Bistro

A Las Vegas original, DW Bistro takes the bold step of creating its own culinary niche by combining the flavors of Jamaican cuisine and New Mexican regional food in a Parisian-style restaurant. Own...

Gaetano’s

As you approach the intersection of Eastern and Siena, you’ll probably notice the beacon of a large copper dome, signaling that you’ve arrived at Gaetano’s -- a pick of both World Pizza Champions t...

Aburiya Raku

When you notice Strip chefs flocking to a new restaurant, it’s a sure sign something good is afoot, and that was the case with Aburiya Raku shortly after it opened in 2008. “Aburiya Raku” translat...

Piero's Italian Cuisine

Close to The Strip, the Convention Center and Las Vegas’ brand-new Sphere, Piero's has endless charm and old-school swagger to match a lineup of stiff drinks and classic Italian-American dishes. It...

Metro Pizza (Multiple Locations)

Survey after survey, Metro Pizza is repeatedly mentioned by multiple experts as one of their favorite Las Vegas pizza spots. That’s because, since long before Las Vegas’ current pizza renaissance, ...

Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

In 1985, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar opened on Flamingo Road to bring Las Vegas a five-star Italian dining experience. More than 36 years later, the family-owned and operated restaurant...

Golden Steer Steakhouse

Golden Steer Steakhouse has been a definitive Las Vegas restaurant since it opened in 1958. A favorite of the Rat Pack and Elvis, the restaurant has been remodeled to reflect the new century, yet s...

Leticia's Cocina & Cantina

Established in 2009, Leticia’s Cocina & Cantina built a broad following among North Valley residents at its former location on Norman Rockwell Lane. And since 2019, it has continued to draw crowds...

Dona Maria Tamales

Dona Maria Tamales is not only a landmark in Las Vegas – family-owned and -operated since 1980 – but beloved for its tamales and other authentic Mexican fare. Just how authentic? Longtime Las Vega...

Lotus of Siam (Multiple Locations)

Lotus of Siam was thrust into the international spotlight a couple of decades ago when a prominent food writer said it was perhaps the best Thai restaurant in the country. That reputation has endur...

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