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Raku in Las Vegas' Chinatown attracts chefs from all over the city for its exacting and flavor-filled food. This small restaurant has made a big impact, appearing on a fair number of travel and food... Read More
Raku in Las Vegas' Chinatown attracts chefs from all over the city for its exacting and flavor-filled food. This small restaurant has made a big impact, appearing on a fair number of travel and food shows. Some of the menu's stars include pork ear, pork cheek and homemade tofu. Diners will find specialties 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.
- Best Restaurants: "At Raku, leaving yourself in the chef's hands is a sure bet. The omakase is created from menu items and daily specials, and at $75-$100 per person is a unbeatable value."
- Off-the-Strip Finds: "Raku strives for authenticity, and to that end they offer a selection of imported sake from Japan, a robata grill, rice/noodles/soup and omakase from the chef."
- 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."
- Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Raku's impeccably prepared Japanese food has made the restaurant a favorite of serious food enthusiasts.
- Best for Off-the-Strip Finds Because: The stellar Japanese fare at Raku has gained wide-spread acclaim and attracts chefs and foodies from all over the city.
- 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.