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An International Food Tour Of Las Vegas

Last updated: January 19, 2018 at 11:11 am. Posted by in Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on An International Food Tour Of Las Vegas.

Want to travel the world without leaving the Las Vegas Strip? You can totally do it by eating at restaurants that offer authentic international cuisine. We’ve got amazing food from China, Japan, Italy, France and more. Dig into the signature tastes of all of these countries in Vegas – no passport or Transportation Security Administration pat-downs required!

China

Beijing Noodle No. 9 at Caesars Palace

Food Tour Las Vegas: Beijing Noodle No. 9 at Caesars Palace

You’ll find a little bit of everything at this Chinese restaurant. There’s a 14-page menu if that gives you an idea of the wide range of choices you’ll have.

Enjoy Northern Chinese signature cuisine. Top picks include Beijing pancakes, won ton soup, dim sum, dumplings and of course, the namesake hand stretched noodles. Try sauce noodles, soup noodles, Cantonese/Shanghai-style soup noodles and wok noodles.

Other tasty options include roast pork belly, roast duck, congee, chicken and vegetable dishes.

KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Food Tour Las Vegas: KJ Dim Sum

Dim sum is a popular part of Chinese culture. Local favorite KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Chinese Restaurant offers an authentic dim sum experience for lunch. The customary tableside cart will be rolled up and you can make your selections from small dishes like chicken buns, scallops, dumplings, fried rice, marinated ribs, meatballs, shrimp balls, egg tarts, barbecued pork buns and red bean pudding for dessert.

You can also order traditional Chinese cuisine from the regular menu. Enjoy dishes including pork shu mai, beef chow fun, salt and pepper shrimp, chicken and broccoli and roasted duck.

Seafood lovers will also love the many options such as shrimp, lobster, crab and giant clam dishes.

MR CHOW at Caesars Palace

Food Tour Las Vegas: Green Prawns at MR CHOW

For family-style Beijing cuisine, look no further than MR CHOW.

You can enjoy classic Chinese dishes like Beijing Duck. It’s served as a three-course dinner. The duck is roasted to order in an authentic Beijing Duck oven for 40 minutes and then carved tableside. Wrap the duck in the house-made pancakes and top with cucumbers, scallions and hoisin sauce.

Other favorites include the hand-pulled MR CHOW Noodles. Every night the noodle chef comes out into the dining room and puts on a show for the guests. Staff and guests cheer him on as he flips the slab of dough and slams it down until it eventually becomes ribbon-like strands of noodles.

One of the restaurant’s most famous dishes is the green prawns. The prawns get their bright green color from a spinach puree. The light and flavorful prawns are infused with garlic and served mixed with fresh mushrooms, water chestnuts and roasted cashews.

Japan

Nobu Restaurant & Lounge at Caesars Palace

Food Tour Las Vegas: Nobu's Black Cod Miso

Japanese food fans and sushi lovers won’t want to miss a trip to Nobu Restaurant & Lounge.

Feast on imported Asian and Japanese fish, seafood, sushi and other delicacies from acclaimed chef Nobu Matsuhisa.

Specialties include yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno, blue fin toro tartare with Royal Ossetra caviar and the black cod miso, a tender piece of fish black with sweet miso over garlic chips and ginger in a butter lettuce cup.

For non-seafood lovers, there’s plenty to choose from including an A5 Japanese Wagyu Banquet prepared on Teppanyaki tables.

You can pair your meal with Japanese sake, craft beers and whisky.

France

Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace

Food Tour Las Vegas: Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace

Michelin-star chef Guy Savoy’s Paris restaurant was named the Best Restaurant in the World by La Liste. You can get a taste of it in Las Vegas at his restaurant at Caesars Palace. The restaurant was designed to emulate the Paris menu.

You’ll find classic dishes from the chef such as artichoke and black truffle soup with toasted mushroom brioche and black truffle butter; organic chicken, foie gras and artichoke with black truffle jus; lobster with ravioli and cauliflower; and roasted organic quail with spring peas, turnips and natural jus.

Don’t miss the chocolate fondant with crunchy praline and chicory cream for dessert.

Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas

What could be more French than a restaurant located inside a replica of the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas?

This romantic restaurant features floor-to-ceiling windows and amazing Strip views. Chef J. Joho serves  French favorites like crispy loup de mer, baked herbed crêpes, Muscovy duck breast, roasted rack of lamb and truffled semi-boneless chicken.

Be sure to try a classic French soufflé for dessert.

Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas

If you want to feel like you’re sitting in a traditional French sidewalk café in Paris, Mon Ami Gabi comes pretty close. Sit outside on the patio and do some people watching while you nosh on French bistro fare like steak frites, quiche Lorraine, escargots, charcuterie, cheese platters and trout almondine.

Pair your meal with a glass from the wine list of more than 80 boutique French wines.

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England

Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace

Acclaimed UK Chef Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant at Caesars Palace is an authentic English pub experience. This is where to go if you want to grab a bite of British pub food while watching sports from around the world.

You can also throw back a pint of one of 36 beers served on tap in addition to another 63 bottled beers. The menu pairs well with beer, including English ale onion soup, shepherd’s pie, a selection of sausages and the classic fish and chips.

Do yourself a favor and order the sticky toffee pudding for dessert.

Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips at The LINQ Promenade

Food Tour Las Vegas: Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips

If you’re looking for a casual, quick-serve place to get the British classic fish and chips, Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips is the place to go.

The menu is simple: Order Ramsay’s delicious fish and chips or shrimp, sausage or chicken. Choose from sauces like curry and mango, artisanal ketchup, Gordon’s tartar sauce and Sriracha aioli. Grab a beer and polish everything off with a sticky toffee pudding or Biscoff milkshake.

Italy

Rao’s at Caesars Palace

Food Tour Las Vegas: Rao's meatballs at Caesars Palace

This legendary New York restaurant is extremely tough to get into because it only has 12 tables. Luckily at the Caesars Palace location you can dine on Rao’s Southern Italian cuisine anytime you want. The Las Vegas version not only features a replica of the 12-table landmark, but an open air patio, center bar, private dining and event space.

The food is made from high-quality ingredients, such as house-roasted red peppers, freshly grated Pecorino-Romano and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheeses, Felipo Berio olive oil and certified San Marzano plum tomatoes imported from Italy.

You’ll want to try signatures such as Uncle Vincent’s Lemon Chicken, the famous Rao’s Meatballs and the classic veal chop, which is pan-seared and topped with hot and sweet cherry peppers.

Martorano’s at Paris Las Vegas

Food Tour Las Vegas: Martorano's at Paris Las Vegas

If you want homestyle East Coast Italian food, head to Martorano’s at Paris Las Vegas.

Chef Steve Martorano brings his old school South Philadelphia family recipes to his restaurant. You’ll find things like penne alla vodka, linguine in white clam sauce and macaroni smothered in Sunday gravy.

Our picks include the eggplant stack and the meatball and salad.

GIADA at The Cromwell

Food Tour Las Vegas: GIADA at The Cromwell

Celeb chef Giada De Laurentiis serves delicious Italian cuisine with lighter Californian influences. Favorites include lemon spaghetti, Tuscan ribeye, orzo meatballs and vegetable Bolognese rigatoni.

GIADA is also a great brunch spot. We love her Italian take on chicken and waffles with cacciatore spiced chicken and polenta waffles. Other good choices include the muffuletta or the lemon pesto grilled cheese sandwiches.

Pro tip: Get the lemon ricotta cookies for dessert.

Mexico

Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Food Tour Las Vegas: Drunken fish tacos at Guy Fieri's El Burro Borracho

Enjoy authentically prepared Mexican dishes with flavorful flair at Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho.

Start out with chili-lime dusted chips and the signature salsas. Move on to the famous Trash Can Nachos or grilled street corn.

Entrees include drunken fish tacos, beef machaca enchiladas, lava rock shrimp tacos, achiote chicken burritos and carne asada fajitas.

Dig into house-made churros or fried ice cream for dessert.

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar at The LINQ Promenade

Food Tour Las Vegas - Mexican Restaurant, Chayo at The LINQ

For more south-of-the-border cuisine, try Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar at LINQ Promenade. Be sure to kick things off with the tableside guacamole or empanadas for an appetizer. Dig into mahi mahi, carnitas and carne asada tacos.

Other signature items include pork enchiladas with shredded pork rolled in corn tortillas and topped with cascabel chili sauce, pickled onions and sesame seeds; and chicken a la Veracruzana – grilled chicken breast with onions, garlic, white wine, capers, orange, tomatoes, olives and cilantro.

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India

Royal India Bistro at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

For authentic North Indian cuisine, take a trip to Rio Las Vegas for the Royal India Bistro. Enjoy your food from the 500-degree tandoor clay oven.

Choose from classic Indian dishes featuring chicken, lamb, and seafood and an array of vegetarian specialties. Start out with fresh naan bread and then move on to chicken tikka masala, rogan josh, king prawn skewers, shish kabobs and the saag paneer.

A full bar features imported premium Indian beer. Check out the Kingfisher or Taj Mahal lagers to go with your meal.

Save room for homemade pistachio ice cream or rice pudding for dessert.

Vietnam

Pho Da Nang Vietnamese Kitchen at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Food Tour Las Vegas: Pho Da Nang at The Rio

Pho is a great comfort food, not to mention a good hangover cure. Get yourself a big bowl at Pho Da Nang.

You can walk up to Pho Da Nang’s counter and order your food from the overhead menu. Start simple with brisket or meatballs, then you can eventually work your way to the more adventurous meats like tripe, tendon and rare beef. Other pho options include shrimp or chicken.

Pho Da Nang also serves other Vietnamese cuisine favorites like charbroiled pork with rice stick noodles. Before your main dish, start your meal off right with the fried egg rolls wrapped in lettuce and herbs.

Thailand

SEA: The Thai Experience at Bally’s Las Vegas

Food Tour Las Vegas - Thai and Vietnamese restaurant

Get your spice on at SEA, a Thai and Vietnamese restaurant originally from Brooklyn.

You can indulge in traditionally prepared dishes like curry, pad Thai, fried rice and noodle-based soups.

Other tasty options include crispy garlic prawns, sticky lemongrass chicken, duck noodle soup, pineapple fried rice and Tom Yum seafood basil soup, served in a clay pot with blue prawn, fish, squid, scallops, clam, milk, mushroom and chili oil.

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Kristine came to Las Vegas more than 20 years ago to escape the frigid weather of Minnesota. Now she soaks up the sun while covering all things Vegas from dining to nightlife to hotels. She has written for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Vegas.com. When she’s not scouring the Strip for stories you can usually find her at a concert, enjoying a nice glass of wine or binge-watching Netflix and HBO.

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