Las Vegas' 10 Best Restaurants for a Deliciously Memorable Lunch

Las Vegas may seem like a city designed for dinner, with the day's last meal setting the stage for a vibrant night out on the town. But who wants to wait all day before eating something great? Many Las Vegas restaurants are open for lunch, and diners can often take advantage of smaller crowds and lower prices, while also enjoying an exquisite lunch.

GIADA, the only restaurant of celebrity chef Giana De Laurentiis, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, giving diners the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful restaurant at any time of day. Lunch becomes a special occasion at a restaurant like this. Some of the best Las Vegas restaurants make lunch feel like an escape from the busy, glitzy Strip. Diners looking for some peace and quiet along with their lunch will find several soothing options.

If you're craving sustenance more than peacefulness, Hash House a Go Go will fix you up with generous portions of comfort food. Diners looking for a lunch that will sustain them throughout a day of sight-seeing and gambling will find plenty of options on the menu. Local lunch spots are also good choices for larger portions, often featuring comfortable patios and serving innovative, creative dishes that are every bit as good as any dinner entrée.

If only school had been as much fun as the Public School restaurants, everyone would have been an "A" student. The theme here will keep your table talking about the vintage globes, school trophies, encyclopedias and other school memorabilia from...  Read More

Serving not one but two kinds of delicious pizza, Due Forni is the only gourmet pizza restaurant in the United States utilizing a new model of dual custom-designed Napolitano brick ovens to cook up authentic Neapolitan and Roman pies. Gourmet...  Read More

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Offering a dining experience unlike any other, Todd English's Olives lets guests eat outside on its picturesque patio above Lake Bellagio, providing a view of the Fountains of Bellagio few ever get to see. Guests can take in the iconic Vegas...  Read More

When you're hungry--and we mean really, really hungry--there's only one place in town to go: Hash House A Go Go. Serving up "twisted farm food" for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant is famous for its enormous portions, like its...  Read More

Border Grill
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Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger give Mexican food a few new twists at Border Grill. You'll certainly find standards like tacos, quesadillas and enchiladas, but you can also try the Chile Relleno Burger for lunch--ground Black Angus...  Read More

MOzen Bistro
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Located on the third floor of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, this contemporary Asian bistro offers a relaxed ambiance where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner complemented by beautiful d�cor (including floor-to-ceiling windows...  Read More

The small, charming Carson Kitchen in Downtown Las Vegas was among the first restaurants to take root in the on-going efforts to transform the downtown area in a chic, trendy place to hang out. Carson Kitchen's quiet ambiance is wonderful for...  Read More

With its striking Strip views and daily lunch specials, it's no wonder sushi fanatics love Sushi Roku. Guests can enjoy one of several lunch specials without breaking the bank, like the popular Sushi Six Assortment--six pieces of nigiri sushi...  Read More

A favorite among the city's many performers, Verandah is one of Las Vegas' hidden gems. Guests have the option of dining on an expansive garden terrace that overlooks the resort's lushly landscaped private pool during warmer months (generally...  Read More

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Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis' first restaurant was highly anticipated, and it delivers a menu that doesn't disappoint. GIADA's menu reflects the chef's Californian influences on Italian dishes, making it truly a one-of-a-kind restaurant....  Read More


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