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Raku Japanese Charcoal Grill in Las Vegas' Chinatown attracts chefs from all over. It's a popular foodie destination, having been on its fair share of travel and food shows. Some of the menu's stars... Read More
Raku Japanese Charcoal Grill in Las Vegas' Chinatown attracts chefs from all over. It's a popular foodie destination, having been on its fair share of travel and food shows. Some of the menu's stars include pork ear, Iberico pork and homemade tofu. Look for an impressive attention to details at Raku, like the five types of soy sauce or the monthly sake sampler featuring three selections from Japan. Diners will find specialties here that are usually only available in Japan. The food here attracts the most dedicated food lovers with its wide menu of delights, like Steamed Foi Gras Egg Custard, or Kobe beef in several preparations. This Japanese restaurant has expanded, but it's still a small place, so reservations are a must. Plan on a short cab ride from the Strip.
- Japanese: "Sweets Raku is located nearby and serves tempting dessert items from Japanese sweets to macaroons, as well as savory dishes (like a cheese plate), plus on the weekends they also offer sandwiches during lunch from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m."
- Off-the-Strip Finds: "Raku has both a Japanese Charcoal Grill and a Sweets restaurant, and they're in separate locations. Be sure to have the correct address for the grill (unless it's Sweets you want)."
- Best Restaurants: "If you'd like to be surprised with the chef's selections, be sure to try the omakase to take advantage of all the exceptional offerings at Raku."
- Best for Japanese Because: Raku enjoys a well-earned reputation for having some of the best Japanese food in Las Vegas, attracting both chefs and foodies.
- Best for Off-the-Strip Finds Because: Raku Grill is consistently recognized as one of Las Vegas' most inventive and best restaurants.
- Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: This favorite of foodies and chefs keeps people coming back.