Do you have an appetite for the finer side of dining? If so, Las Vegas is undeniably one of the best places on earth to enjoy a luxurious meal in style.
With cuisines from all over the world, and no expense saved on ambiance, Vegas promises a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste all that life has to offer. Celebrity chefs, innovative approaches, and required formal dress are are just some of the markers of Sin City’s unique restaurant scene. Read on to discover our selection of the 5 most over-the-top meal experiences.
1. Joël Robuchon
When listing off the most highly celebrated restaurants in Vegas, why not begin at the top? Joël Robuchon Restaurant is the only three-Michelin-starred and AAA Five Diamond restaurant in Las Vegas. Located on the MGM Grand casino floor, the restaurant is next to Cirque Du Soleil’s KÀ theatre.
With private dining available for parties of 7 or more, Robuchon Restaurant offers a 16-course degustation menu which rings in at $445 per person, excluding wine pairings. Savor your meal on the picturesque Parisian Terrace or while relaxing in the elegant Aperitif Lounge. Don’t miss Les Cuisses de Grenouille – frog leg fritters with garlic purée and parsley coulis.
2. Restaurant Guy Savoy Caviar Room
For the caviar-lover, there may be no greater treat than trying the myriad of caviar on offer at this Caesar’s Palace restaurant. Launched in November of 2016, the Caviar Room is located in the restaurant’s elegant lounge, and serves a variety of sumptuous roe-based dishes.
The restaurant also offers a remarkable selection of Krug Champagnes, all of which make excellent pairings with Guy Savoy’s signature favorites. You can order an exclusive $6,070 bottle of Krug Clos d’Ambonnay 1995 to go with your delicacy, or sample the more modest Krug Grande Cuvee, at $55 a glass. We recommend pairing your champagne with the indulgent Colors of Caviar, available as a half portion for $47, or a full portion for $95.
3. Fleur by Hubert Keller
For an unparalleled burger experience, make your way to Fleur by Hubert Keller. Known for his world travels and exotic dishes, Master Chef Hubert Keller offers a fresh take on an old favorite.
Having literally written the book on burgers, Hubert Keller is the creator of the FleurBurger 5000, one of the most extravagantly priced burgers in existence. The $5000 burger consists of a patty of Wagyu beef ($100 a pound). This is slathered in butter, and topped off with slabs of prime foie gras ($45 a pound) and a mound of sliced black truffles ($1,500 a pound). The burger is paired with a bottle of 1995 Petrus, which can often sell for more than $5,000 at restaurants.
Ultimo is a three-day annual culinary experience hosted by The Venetian. Known as the city’s most extravagant food and wine event, Ultimo includes lavish feasts from an international roster of luxury brands, chefs, and wineries.
Launched in 2013, the event pairs indulgent meals with first class activities such as hot-air balloon rides and Rolls-Royce driving experiences. Of course, Ultimo’s most impressive offering is its food. Last year’s Grand Banquet menu started with unlimited caviar before serving dishes by 10 master chefs from around the world. As each course was presented, the walls of The Venetian’s passageway were projected with video mapping, transporting guests to the chefs’ different countries.
Dining is one of the simplest joys in life. Fine dining is that joy elevated. For those who have a trained palate, Vegas is an exceptional adventure in gastronomy. With more than 40 celebrity chefs operating restaurants here, there is something for every foodie to try.
What’s your favorite restaurant for an experience of real luxury?