10 Best Dining: You Don't Have To Splurge To Enjoy A Memorable Dining Experience At These Las Vegas Restaurants

Heather Turk

By , Local Expert, Las Vegas
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Las Vegas may be known for its many high-end celebrity chef restaurants, but that doesn't mean there aren't still plenty of affordable dining options in town--and no, we don't mean food courts and all-you-can-eat buffets. From amazing happy hours at restaurants like Brio Tuscan Grille and Meatball Spot to lunchtime deals at Baja Miguel's and Sushi Roku, no matter what time of day, you don't have to break the bank to cure your hunger pangs. In fact, Wolfgang Puck's Postrio Bar & Grill even offers an all-day, every day happy hour!

While some deals are hard to ignore (Free lite bites for locals and Venetian/Palazzo hotel guests...  Read more »

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    Brio Tuscan Grille

    Brio's Tuscan Tasters menu, featuring 10 items for only $3.95 each, is truly one of the best deals in town!

    Local Expert Tip: "Make sure when you stop in for Brio's $3.95 happy hour you request a spot by the fire pit. That way you can experience a little bit of Tuscany in Las Vegas. "

     
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    Crown & Anchor

    • Cuisine: British, European
    • Average Main Course Price: $10.95
    • Neighborhood: Tropicana

    Every Monday starting at 5 p.m., guests can indulge in all-you-can-eat fish & chips at Crown & Anchor for just $10.95.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to try the fish & chips--they're truly the best in town!"

     
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    Baja Miguel's

    • Cuisine: Latin, Mexican
    • Average Main Course Price: $15
    • Neighborhood: South Las Vegas

    Baja Miguel's $9.95 prix fixe lunch special makes this Mexican cantina worth the trip no matter where you're staying.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to try the Fideo pasta soup--it tastes just like spaghetti!"

     
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    Meatball Spot

    Every Mon.-Fri. from 2:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.-close, guests at Meatball Spot can enjoy meatball sliders,...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "The meatball of the day is always a must!"

     
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    Grimaldi's

    • Cuisine: Pizza
    • Average Main Course Price: $12
    • Neighborhood: Las Vegas

    Alongside Grimaldi's already affordable menu, guests who sign up to become a VIP online will receive a free large one-topping pizza on their birthday!

    Local Expert Tip: "Save room for dessert! Grimaldi's cheesecakes and cannolis are made in-house daily."

     
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    Wolfgang Puck's Postrio Bar & Grill

    Postrio's all-day, every day happy hour is one of the city's best deals--and one of its best-kept secrets!

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to try Postrio's Happy Hour/Every Hour at the bar. Offered all day, every day, guests can enjoy a menu of signature bar bites and great cocktails, wine and beer for under $7."

     
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    Mon Ami Gabi

    One of the more affordable French bistros in town, guests find the cuisine and atmosphere at Mon Ami Gabi worth every penny.

    Local Expert Tip: "Facing the Fountains of Bellagio, seating on the patio is first come, first served, but the wait is well worth it. "

     
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    Sushi Roku

    Sushi Roku's affordable lunch specials make this striking Strip restaurant a hit not only with celebrities, but also average Joes looking for a deal.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to try one of Sushi Roku's signature cocktail concoctions with your meal, like the sweet Pineapple Upside-Down Cake: Pinnacle whipped cream vodka mixed with Stoli vanilla vodka and fresh pineapple."

     
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    Dick's Last Resort

    With its sassy staff and affordable menu items, Dick's Last Resort provides guests with dinner and a show without breaking the bank.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be on the lookout for 'Taco.' Known for his unique take on lap dances and vivacious 'water shows,' guests will be highly engaged by his energetic personality and crazy antics."

     
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    Lavo Italian Restaurant

    Mondays and Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. and after 11 p.m., locals and Venetian/Palazzo hotel guests can enjoy...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to try the Oreo Zeppole for dessert--it's a celebrity favorite!"

     

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