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No less than 35 restaurants land accolades from Vegas Seven this week with the Best Restaurant Awards 2012 hitting newsstands.

Just about every new restaurant of note that opened in the past year makes the list that includes kudos for Le Thai, Kabuto, Mizumi, Gordon Ramsay Steak, Old Homestead Steakhouse, Tetsu, Bacchanal Buffet, Allegro and Dom Demarco's.

Of the more interesting categories, the Fanciest Fried Chicken with the buttermilk fried chicken at Bouchon making the cut and the Best Free Thing(s) featuring the amuse-bouche drinks at Sage and Sirio.

The entire list:

Best Restaurant (On Strip): Joël Robuchon

Best Restaurant (Off-Strip): Kabuto

Best Steak House: Cut

Best Seafood: Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare

Best Thai: Penn's Thai House

Best Chinese: Hong Kong Garden

Best Chef (On Strip): Devin Hashimoto at Mizumi

Best Chef (Off-Strip): Daniel Coughlin at Le Thai

Best Dish: Squid Ink Pasta Carbonara at Valentino

Best French: Guy Savoy

Best Breakfast: The Maple Tree Café

Best Lunch: Estiatorio Milos

Best Desserts: Bacchanal Buffet

Best Restaurant Design: Tetsu

Best Service: Old Homestead

Best New Restaurant: Gordon Ramsay Steak

Best Croissant: Bonjour Bakery

Best Buffet: Wicked Spoon

Best Gateway Offal: Bone Marrow

Best Lowbrow Dive Dish: Steamed Chicken Chinese Sausage Rice Bowl at Big Wong

Best Outside-the-Box Dinner: Wine 5 Café

Fanciest Fried Chicken: Buttermilk Fried Chicken at Bouchon

Green Thumb Award: Mark LoRusso at Botero

Best New Bacon: Guanciale

Best Unheralded Ethnic Cuisine: Peruvian

Best Free Thing: Amuse-Bouche Drinks at Sage and Sirio

Best Brunch: Border Grill

Best Barista: Jonah Vongdala at Social House

Cheese of the Moment: Burrata at Allegro

Best New Pizzeria: Dom Demarco's Pizzeria & Bar

Most Dynamic Restaurant: Comme Ça

Best Restaurant Happy Hour: Twin Creeks

Best Reason to Get Messy: The Boiling Crab
· Best Restaurant Awards 2012 [VS]
Kabuto [Photo: Bradley Martin]

Kabuto

5040 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89146 702-676-1044 Visit Website

Le Thai

523 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 702-778-0888

Botero

3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-770-5310 Visit Website

Old Homestead Steakhouse

3570 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 1-877-346-4642 Visit Website

Bacchanal Buffet

3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 731-7928 Visit Website

Mizumi

3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 770-3320 Visit Website

Gordon Ramsay Steak

3655 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 946-4663 Visit Website

Social House

3720 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89158 702-736-1122 Visit Website

Valentino

3355 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-414-3000 Visit Website

CUT

3325 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-607-6300 Visit Website

Sage

3730 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 590-8690 Visit Website

Bouchon

3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702.414.6200 Visit Website

Wicked Spoon Buffet

3708 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-698-7000 Visit Website

Tetsu

3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109 1.877.230.2742 Visit Website

Twin Creeks

3333 Blue Diamond Road, Las Vegas, NV 89139 702-263-7777

Joël Robuchon

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-891-7925 Visit Website

Big Wong

5040 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-368-6808

Costa Di Mare

3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 770-3305 Visit Website

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