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More Johnny Hernandez To Come. Next Up, The Fruteria

He already has La Gloria at Caesars Palace.

Johnny Hernandez
Johnny Hernandez

Chef Johnny Hernandez isn’t stopping with just one Las Vegas location. The San Antonio chef opened La Gloria in March at the Forum Food Court at Caesars Palace, and now he says he’s about three weeks away from opening his The Fruteria at the Garden of the Gods at the resort.

The name translates from Spanish to “green grocer” and pays tribute to the fruit stands of Mexico. Hernandez serves fresh fruit cups, licuados (smoothies), tortas and tostadas for breakfast and lunch at his San Antonio outpost and Mexican tapas of botanas or antojitos at night. A list of tequilas and fruit-infused cocktails make up the cocktail menu.

My SA reports that Hernandez is already doing some consulting work in Las Vegas and plans to open additional Mexican food outlets here as well.

Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis

3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 731-7280 Visit Website