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Best Fine Dining in Las Vegas

Indulge your inner gourmet at Las Vegas' 10 best fine dining restaurants


Fine dining enthusiasts have an abundance of excellent restaurants to choose from in Las Vegas. Although the Strip has a large percentage of the city’s fine dining restaurants, talented chefs and gourmet food can be found throughout Las Vegas. The city’s dynamic food scene continues to evolve and attract the stars from the culinary world.

French cuisine exerts a big influence on the fine dining options in Las Vegas, but each restaurants has its own interpretation of French cuisine. Some restaurants opt for a classic interpretation of French food, while others have a more modern approach.

Dinner at Joel Robuchon, for instance, is an exceptional experience that will probably be one of the most elaborate and expensive meals you’ll ever enjoy. Their fine French creations are served in an opulent room featuring Art Deco touches, the perfect setting for the hours-long, multi-course experience. At Partage, by contrast, the incredible French-inspired food is also impressive but the menu isn’t set, instead reflecting seasonal ingredients, and the dining area is sophisticated but not intimidating.

For non-French options, diners will find many exceptional choices. Inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Jose Andres’ é takes Spanish-influenced food to a new level in an exclusive experience created for just eight guests. At Wing Lei, located at Wynn Las Vegas, guests can enjoy the fine Chinese cuisine that earned the restaurant a Michelin star.

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The memorable menu at Michael Mina offers contemporary, refined dishes of seafood and American cuisine, and the beautifully designed interior provides a setting worthy of the expertly crafted cuisine. The seafood selections are, as you might imagine, vast, and they're flown in daily. From the dinner menu, options include mouthwatering dishes like the phyllo-crusted sole with crab brandade, Brussels sprouts, Dijon mustard and beurre blanc, or the signature dish of Lobster Pot Pie in brandied-lobster cream with baby vegetables. Caviar, hot and cold shellfish and a selection of starters are offered. A 14-ounce New York Strip steak and 8-ounce filet mignon are also on the menu. Guests will find an extensive international wine list, and Michael Mina's desserts are legendary.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: Offering a menu of the freshest seafood, Michael Mina provides guests with an upscale dining experience featuring fish, shellfish and other delights.

Terrisa's expert tip: Menu highlights include the Hamachi Provencal, prepared with raw Hamachi, chilled cucumber-serrano broth, harissa roasted cherry tomatoes and sauce vierge, as well as ahi tuna tartare and charcoal grilled hot shellfish.

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Partage describes itself as a modern French dining experience, and its menu and sophisticated ambiance validate that description. Tasting menus are offered for five, seven or nine course options featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients that the chef transforms into sumptuous fare. Add-ons are available and include items like seared foie gras on pineapple carpaccio, mango chutney and country bread toast; braised oxtail croque monsieur, fresh scallions and parsley; or caviar and truffle, depending on the season. Wine pairings at Partage are an excellent value and are expertly picked by the sommelier. Five, seven, and nine glass pairings are offered ($55 - $99) with options to upgrade to premium vintages.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: Partage offers an urbane, contemporary setting and artfully crafted French cuisine that you won't soon forget.

Terrisa's expert tip: Partage offers a Chef's Table experience that seats guests with a view into all the live action in the kitchen and includes a delicious nine-course tasting menu.

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CUT by Wolfgang Puck
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CUT enjoys a well-deserved reputation as one of Las Vegas' best steakhouses. The menu features succulent steaks grilled over hard wood and charcoal then finished under a 1,200-degree broiler. CUT boasts a large selection of U.S.D.A. Prime corn-fed steaks aged 21 to 35 days, along with a host of other delicious choices. Entrees include selections like the Snake River Farms American Wagyu short ribs, Kurobuta pork chop, seared main diver scallops and Maine lobster, and house-made sauces like the Argentinean chimichurri and yuzu kosho butter add more layers of flavor. Other options include dishes like halibut and lamb. Popular side dishes include creamed spinach with a fried organic egg, hand cut French fries and the Cavatappi macaroni and cheese with Quebec cheddar.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: CUT by Wolfgang Puck offers delectable steaks, memorable sides and an extensive international wine list in a sleek, modern setting.

Terrisa's expert tip: The wine list pulls mostly from the United States, France, Italy, Spain and Australia and offers more than 500 selections for guests to choose from.

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Chef Alain Ducasse brings his vision of French and Italian cuisine to the Strip in a beautiful space high atop the Delano. This fine dining establishment offers its guests not only an amazing menu, but a spectacular view of the Strip. The menu includes several selections from the grill, including a pepper-crusted bison tenderloin, filet or a bone-in Angus rib eye. Other dishes include lobster, duck breast, and chicken. Shareable dishes range from soups, salads, pasta and pizza to specialties like beef carpaccio, marinated sea bass and a charcuterie plate. A full selection of drinks from the nearby Skyfall Lounge is available, including cocktails with names like Cowboy Hunting (bourbon, Amaretto, lemon juice and Thai chili) and the Penicilina, made with chili-infused tequila blanco, ginger, lemon, and mezcal.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: With a menu showcasing French and Italian influences, Rivea serves fresh, seasonal fare that guests won't soon forget.

Terrisa's expert tip: The view from Rivea is almost as striking as the food since the restaurant is located atop Delano Las Vegas. If possible, make a dinner reservation at sunset to enjoy the incredible panorama.

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Noted Chef Guy Savoy has his only United States restaurant in Las Vegas, the eponymous Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace. Recipient of several culinary awards and accolades, the chef's Las Vegas restaurant is a must-do destination for many food enthusiasts. The decor is tastefully understated and the menu is full of indulgent offerings. A la carte and tasting menus are offered. Noted dishes include the chef's signature artichoke and black truffle soup, the Colors of Caviar and the octopus terrine. Other selections include items like seared foie gras on brioche with black truffle, roasted wild Atlantic turbot or an American Wagyu filet with braised beef cheek, corn and herb salad. The elegant setting and excellent service are the perfect accompaniments to the impressive menu.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: The renowned Restaurant Guy Savoy serves fine French cuisine in an elegant setting.

Terrisa's expert tip: Guy Savoy's Krug's Chef Table experience is available for up to six guests at a time. A 10-course tasting menu is paired with two glasses of Krug Champagne, and guests enjoy a view of the kitchen.

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Noted Chef Jose Andres is at the helm of a few successful restaurants in Las Vegas, but his intimate, nine-seat restaurant, é, located inside Jaleo, offers a rare epicurean experience. The amazing and extensive tasting menu is filled with dishes unlike anything you've had (or seen) before. Think edible trees, or foie gras and jam that looks like a PB&J. The dishes can be whimsical, but are always bursting with incredible flavors. Chef Andres combines Spanish food with inventive techniques to create the uniquely memorable dishes served here. An evening at é doesn't come cheaply, so plan on spending at least $250 per person, before drinks and other fees. The two-hour seatings are offered twice nightly, Tuesday through Saturday.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: Chef Jose Andres has created a fine dining experience unlike anything else in Las Vegas at é.

Terrisa's expert tip: Seating at é is limited to nine guests, which means reservations are essential and should be made as far in advance as possible. Reservations are accepted online and can be placed up to three months in advance.

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Wing Lei
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With its refined Chinese dishes and an elegant, stylish setting, Wing Lei is one of Las Vegas' best restaurants. The experience begins with the restaurant's beautifully designed dining room, which is filled with gold accents and offers a view overlooking 100-year-old pomegranate trees. Guests can dine on a variety of sumptuous menu options, which include the Imperial Peking Duck, carved tableside. Other dishes include selections like Sichuan beef short ribs, live seafood and wok-fried lobster. Chef's Ming Yu's signature dinner offers guests a tasting menu that includes Alaskan King Crab and caviar, truffle soup dumpling, poached Maine lobster, braised prime short rib and a dessert selection from the chef. Guests will find both familiar dishes and new creations on the menu, all of which are finely crafted and deeply flavorful.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: The striking décor at Wing Lei is a fitting backdrop for the restaurant's expertly prepared fine Chinese cuisine.

Terrisa's expert tip: Wing Lei was awarded a Michelin star in 2008 and 2009, making it the first Chinese restaurant in North America to receive the prestigious food award.

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Picasso
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Executive Chef Julian Serrano's menu at Picasso is inspired by the regional cuisine of France and Spain, where Pablo Picasso spent much of his life. Serrano's impeccable cuisine is on display throughout the menu, which might include dishes like a warm quail salad with artichokes and pine nuts, butter poached Maine lobster, sauteed crispy gnocchi with Alaskan king crab or medallions of deer with roasted treviso, corn puree and caramelized blueberry. The wine cellar is stocked with more than 1,500 selections, so you'll certainly find a wine that pairs perfectly with your meal. The dining room is adorned with Picasso's work, and also gives diners a view of the Bellagio's fountains.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: At Picasso, guests enjoy dishes crafted to reflect French and Spanish influences, an amazing wine list and a décor filled with original artwork.

Terrisa's expert tip: Picasso is the recipient of the Grand Award from Wine Spectator, plus they have two sommeliers on staff. Wine pairings are available at an additional cost and are highly recommended.

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Le Cirque
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The bold cuisine of famed restaurateur Sirio Maccioni has earned this Strip restaurant consistent acclaim. The timeless menu features classic and contemporary French fare that's enhanced by a superior wine selection, attentive service and an elegant and whimsical circus-themed interior. Designed by Adam D. Tihany, the vibrant colors adorning the dining room come together with the exquisite cuisine to deliver a feast for guests' eyes and their taste buds. Diners can choose from two artfully crafted menus: the eight-course Dégustation Menu (also offered in a vegetarian version) and the Menu la Tentation, offering five courses. Look for dishes like lobster salad, loup de mer, Japanese wagyu and filet mignon. Don't forget the desserts and cheeses menu, which is filled with irresistible treats.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: Le Cirque is among Las Vegas' most acclaimed restaurants with its unparalleled French fare.

Terrisa's expert tip: Michelin no longer rates Las Vegas restaurants, but when it did, Le Cirque received one star. It's among ten restaurants that received the honor prior to the guide discontinuing its Las Vegas coverage.

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Joël Robuchon
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Joel Robuchon's namesake restaurant in Las Vegas gives diners a chance to experience the chef's renown French cuisine in a setting reminiscent of Paris in the 1930s. A meal here is an elaborate event--and a splurge. Guests can enjoy a lavish reception area, elegant main dining room, landscaped garden-designed dining room and intimate bar. The tasting menus showcase precise portions of perfect French Nouvelle cuisine, using only the finest meats, seafood and produce available. Diners are treated to amazing dishes like Le Caviar Imperial, Osetra caviar served in crustacean gelée with cauliflower puree, or La Langoustine, truffled langoustine ravioli served with simmered cabbage and foie gras sauce.

Recommended for Fine Dining because: As the sole Las Vegas restaurant to earn three Michelin stars, Jöel Robuchon is among the city's most acclaimed fine dining destinations.

Terrisa's expert tip: In addition to its renown degustation menu, Joel Robuchon also offers roaming carts for cheese, bread and mignardises. They're often rated as some of the guests' favorite features.

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Terrisa Meeks is a native born, life-long resident of Las Vegas. She's watched Las Vegas grow and change over the years, especially the ever-evolving Las Vegas Strip. She still enjoys hanging...  More About Terrisa

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