Best casino restaurant? Readers say Capriccio at Resorts Casino Hotel

Winning Italian restaurant is an Atlantic City restaurant

Gone are the days when eating at a casino meant braving a suspicious buffet. Gaming hotspots across the nation are attracting top culinary talent to a new generation of casino restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining. 

  • Capriccio
    Resorts Casino Hotel - Atlantic City

    Capriccio at Resorts Casino is one of Atlantic City’s favorite places for Italian. The offerings include a create-your-own antipasti menu, salads, veal and chicken parmigiana, osso buco and fresh pastas.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / Ekaterina_Molchanova

  • Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar
    Pechanga Resort & Casino - Temecula, Calif.

    Umi is Japanese for “sea,” and it’s the flavors of the sea that sit front and center at Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. This upscale eatery offers sushi, sashimi and maki, as well as a raw bar and an extensive list of cooked entrees.
    Photo courtesy of Pechanga Resort & Casino

  • thirty-two
    IP Casino Resort Spa - Biloxi, Miss.

    The AAA Four Diamond award-winning restaurant at IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi specializes in fine steak and seafood dishes. The seasonal menu often features items like a seafood tower for two, house-made crab cakes, fresh-caught seafood, lobster tails, slow-roasted prime rib and filet mignon.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / Jason_Lee_Hughes

  • Andiamo Italian Steakhouse
    The D Las Vegas

    This steakhouse tucked away on the second floor of The D Las Vegas attracts locals and tourists alike thanks to its tender, perfectly cooked steaks and hearty pastas. Big appetites should try the Andiamo Tomahawk–a long-bone 32-ounce rib eye.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / Whitestorm

  • Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
    The Venetian Las Vegas

    Yardbird at the Venetian is well known for their juicy fried chicken and other Southern favorites, served on giant platters perfect for sharing. The menu is heavy on classic comfort foods with a twist, like deviled eggs with smoked trout roe, fried green tomato BLT, burnt ends with blue cheese fondue or chicken & waffles served with spiced watermelon.
    Photo courtesy of The Venetian Las Vegas

  • TS Steakhouse
    Turning Stone Resort Casino - Verona, N.Y.

    TS Steakhouse sits atop the tower of Turning Stone Resort, offering panoramic views and a menu of steakhouse favorites. It’s one of New York’s most romantic restaurants, notable for its food and extensive wine list.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / jjpoole

  • Top of the World
    Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower - Las Vegas

    Revolving some 800 feet above the Las Vegas Strip, Top of the World inside the Stratosphere is the city’s only revolving restaurants. It also offers some of the best views in town for lunch or dinner. The menu focuses on seafood and steaks, including grass-fed ribeye, Japanese wagyu and Maine lobster thermidor.
    Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun/Leila Navidi

  • Atlantis Steakhouse
    Atlantis Casino Resort Spa - Reno

    The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Atlantis Steakhouse in Reno sources their wet-aged prime cuts from Allen Brothers of Chicago. The classic steakhouse menu is complemented by a 336-selection wine list, as well as a menu of classic cocktails and martinis.
    Photo courtesy of Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

  • Triple 7
    Main Street Station - Las Vegas

    This relaxed restaurant and microbrewery inside Main Street Station is a favorite among Vegas locals and visitors alike. Diners can choose between six types of beer made in-house, alongside an extensive menu pub favorites like hot crab and artichoke dip, burgers, flatbreads and steaks.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / bhofack2

  • Orange Sky
    Talking Stick Resort - Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Talking Stick Resort’s signature fine dining offering pairs spectacular sunset views (from the patio or through floor-to-ceiling windows) with an award-winning wine list. The mix-and-match menu includes proteins like Ora king salmon, grilled elk loin and organic chicken, as well as small plates and veggies like heirloom tomatoes with burrata, crab and corn fritters, Tuscan kale and cauliflower gratin.
    Photo courtesy of Talking Stick Resort and Casino

The top 10 winners in the Best Casino Restaurant category are as follows:

  1. Capriccio - Resorts Casino Hotel - Atlantic City
  2. Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar - Pechanga Resort & Casino - Temecula, Calif.
  3. thirty-two - IP Casino Resort Spa - Biloxi, Miss.
  4. Andiamo Italian Steakhouse - The D Las Vegas
  5. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar - The Venetian Las Vegas
  6. TS Steakhouse - Turning Stone Resort Casino - Verona, N.Y.
  7. Top of the World - Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower - Las Vegas
  8. Atlantis Steakhouse - Atlantis Casino Resort Spa - Reno
  9. Triple 7 - Main Street Station - Las Vegas
  10. Orange Sky - Talking Stick Resort - Scottsdale, Ariz.

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Steve Bourie (American Casino Guide), Lisa Robertson-Dziedzic (www.casinocenter.com) and Michael Shackleford (Wizardofodds.com) were chosen for their knowledge of the casino industry.

Congratulations to all these winning casino restaurants.

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