clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Check Out the Winners of the Best of Las Vegas

Hang your head in shame, Vegas. The Best of Las Vegas came out on Sunday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and again, places such as Olive Garden and Red Lobster won readers' choice awards for best Italian restaurant and steakhouse. For some reason, the readers of the RJ love them some P.F. Chang's China Bistro and Famous Dave's, perennial winners of their categories.

Some of the big winners: Krave, which won in two categories, Marquee, with three wins and Station Casinos, with multiple winners such as Feast Buffets, T-Bones and Cabo Mexican Restaurants.

Here now for your reading pleasure, all 118 winners in every food and beverage category.

Readers' Pick: Freed's Bakery
Staff Pick: Sugar & Spice Bakery

Chinese Restaurant
Readers' Pick: P.F. Chang's China Bistro
Staff Pick: East Ocean Dim Sum & Seafood

Readers' Pick: Jason's Deli
Staff Pick: Rocco's N.Y. Italian Deli

Diner/Coffee Shop
Readers' Pick: Blueberry Hill
Staff Pick: The Griddle

Family Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Annie's Gourmet Italian
Staff Pick: Cheesecake Factory

Food Truck
Readers' Pick: Slidin' Thru
Staff Pick: Senor Blues

French Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Marche Bacchus
Staff Pick: Baguette Cafe

Gourmet Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Todd's Unique Dining
Staff Pick: Table 34

Indian Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Mint Indian Bistro
Staff Pick: Taj Palace

Italian Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Olive Garden
Staff Pick: Bratalian Neapolitan Cantina

Japanese Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Osaka
Staff Pick: Monta Ramen

Korean Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Tofu Hut
Staff Pick: Korean Garden BBQ Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Lindo Michoacan
Staff Pick: Mundo

Readers' Pick: Big Dog's
Staff Pick: Chicago Brewing Co.

Middle Eastern Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Paymon's Mediterranean Cafe
Staff Pick: Hedary's Mediterranean Restaurant

Other Ethnic Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Market Grille Cafe
Staff Pick: Bachi Burger

Seafood Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Red Lobster
Staff Pick: Hot 'n Juicy Crawfish

Soul Food Restaurant
Readers' Pick: M&M Soul Food
Staff Pick: Catfish Alley

Readers' Pick: Outback Steakhouse
Staff Pick: Golden Steer

Thai Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Archi's
Staff Pick: Archi's

Vietnamese Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Pho Kim Long
Staff Pick: Lemongrass Cafe

Bar Food
Readers' Pick: Timbers Bar & Grill
Staff Pick: The Dillinger

Readers' Pick: Famous Dave's
Staff Pick: Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

Readers' Pick: Starbucks
Staff Pick: Sunrise Coffee

Readers' Pick: Krispy Kreme
Staff Pick: Winchell's

Readers' Pick: In-N-Out Burger
Staff Pick: Smashburger

Hot Dogs
Readers' Pick: Costco
Staff Pick: Buldogis Gourmet Hot Dogs

Ice Cream
Readers' Pick: Cold Stone Creamery
Staff Pick: U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt

Readers' Pick: Metro Pizza
Staff Pick: Dom DeMarco's Pizzeria & Bar

Sub Sandwich
Readers' Pick: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Staff Pick: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

Readers' Pick: Roberto's Taco Shop
Staff Pick: Komex Express

Readers' Pick: Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar
Staff Pick: Kyara Japanese Tapas

Meal for Less Than $10
Readers' Pick: Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Staff Pick: The Mac Shack

Place for Breakfast
Readers' Pick: The Cracked Egg
Staff Pick: Bread & Butter

Place for a Power Lunch
Readers' Pick: Triple George
Staff Pick: Eat

Restaurant with a View
Readers' Pick: View Wine Bar & Kitchen
Staff Pick: Garfield's Restaurant

Hotel Cocktail Waitresses
Readers' Pick: Rio
Staff Pick: MGM Grand

Hotel Lounge
Readers' Pick: Rocks Lounge
Staff Pick: Rocks Lounge

Hotel Asian Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Shizen
Staff Pick: Tao Asian Bistro

Hotel Brunch
Readers' Pick: Wicked Spoon
Staff Pick: Jazz Brunch

Hotel Buffet
Readers' Pick: Feast Buffet
Staff Pick: Bacchanal Buffet

Hotel Cocktails
Readers' Pick: Chandelier Bar
Staff Pick: The bars at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Hotel Coffee Shop
Readers' Pick: Grand Cafe
Staff Pick: Cafe Bellagio

Hotel Gourmet Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Michael's
Staff Pick: Hugo's Cellar

Hotel Italian Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Spiedini Ristorante
Staff Pick: Trevi

Hotel Mexican Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Cabo Mexican Restaurants
Staff Pick: Cabo Mexican Restaurants

Hotel Seafood Restaurant
Readers' Pick: Joe's Stone Crab
Staff Pick: Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare

Hotel Steakhouse
Readers' Pick: T-Bones Chop House
Staff Pick: Gordon Ramsay Steak

Gay/Alternative Bar
Readers' Pick: Krave
Staff Pick: Drink & Drag

Gentlemen's Club
Readers' Pick: Sapphire
Staff Pick: Sapphire

Readers' Pick: Marquee
Staff Pick: Encore Beach Club

Readers' Pick: Marquee
Staff Pick: XS Nightclub

Nightclub DJ
Readers' Pick: Michael Graves
Staff Pick: Kaskade

Place to Dance
Readers' Pick: Krave
Staff Pick: Marquee

Readers' Pick: Hyde
Staff Pick: The Act Nightclub

Nightclub with the Best Mixologists
Readers' Pick: Marquee
Staff Pick: Commonwealth

Nightclub with the Best VIP Service
Readers' Pick: Marquee
Staff Pick: Surrender Nightclub

Singles Bar
Readers' Pick: Blue Martini
Staff Pick: Downtown Cocktail Room

Sports Bar
Readers' Pick: Buffalo Wild Wings
Staff Pick: Buffalo Wild Wings
· The Best of Las Vegas Arrives [LVRJ]


5655 Centennial Center Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89149 702-462-5503

Mint Indian Bistro

730 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-894-9334


3600 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 693-8700 Visit Website

Encore Beach Club

3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 770-7300 Visit Website

Downtown Cocktail Room

111 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89101 (702) 880-3696 Visit Website


707 Carson St., Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-534-1515 Visit Website


495 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89102 702-270-4400

The Chandelier

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

Bacchanal Buffet

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

XS Nightclub

3121 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-770-7000 Visit Website

Wicked Spoon Buffet

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

Metro Pizza

1420 West Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012 702-458-4769


525 E Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Visit Website

Hugo's Cellar

202 Fremont Street Experience, , NV 89101 (702) 385-4011 Visit Website

Surrender Nightclub

3121 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-770-7300 Visit Website

Gordon Ramsay Steak

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

Trevi Italian Restaurant

3500 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 735-4663 Visit Website

Costa Di Mare

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

Tao Asian Bistro

3377 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-388-8338 Visit Website