When visiting Las Vegas, there are always things to see, do and eat. The best thing about visiting Vegas is that there are still plenty of iconic establishments to experience. Some may seem dive-y, but that’s what makes them so charming and true “old” Vegas. Dining at these iconic restaurants are a must when you’re visiting Sin City. These destinations range from fine dining with a view to a hole-in-the-wall Italian restaurant that was frequented by the likes of Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.
Take in the sights of Las Vegas, 100 feet above the Strip. With floor-to-ceiling windows, this restaurant at the Paris Las Vegas showcases the restaurant’s beautiful surroundings, as well as the fountain show next door at the Bellagio. This spot is an excellent choice for brunching on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy one of their Elevated Mimosas and Lobster Eggs Benedict.
Top of the World
Top of the World has developed a reputation as one of the most romantic destinations in town. 844 feet in the air, it is the only revolving restaurant in Las Vegas. Take in the breathtaking panoramas, and enjoy the adventurous menu. They serve a lunch and dinner menu, and you should be sure to make reservations. Located at the Stratosphere.
Oscar’s at the Plaza
Oscar’s is a glamorous and unique Steakhouse in the downtown area of Las Vegas, named after the former Las Vegas Mayor and mob attorney Oscar Goodman. The restaurant overlooks the lights of Fremont Street and pays tribute to old-school style Las Vegas. Oscar’s has become a must-visit, only-in-Vegas dining experience. Enjoy the ambiance of yester years with handcrafted cocktails, and a decadent menu of perfectly aged steaks, fresh seafood and homemade side dishes. Located inside the Plaza.
Bootlegger Italian Bistro
Nearly a hole in the wall, you can find Bootleggers down Las Vegas Boulevard away from the Strip. Locally owned by Las Vegas natives, with authentic Italian recipes handed down through generations. Iconic celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, The Rat Pack and Elvis Presley, just to name a few, used to frequent the location back in their day. Open 24/7, enjoy live entertainment nightly in an old-school Vegas style setting.
The Peppermill has been featured in numerous movies, which makes it a timeless, must-visit location. Come see the neon-lit lounge featuring romantic booths, unique cocktails, amazing food and deserts – and don’t forget about the flaming reflection pool. Peppermill is open 24/7.
Golden Steer Steakhouse
Golden Steer is the oldest and most famous steakhouse on the Las Vegas Strip, established in 1958. Even the atmosphere is vintage Vegas: dark, with red leather banquettes and Old West art. This iconic steakhouse is also known for serving many famous customers, including Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Muhammad Ali. Serving up prime-aged steak, seafood and a large selection of wines, dinner at the Golden Steer starts at 4:30 p.m.