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Nine New Restaurants To Try in Las Vegas Right Now

A wrap up of the smaller restaurants that opened this summer


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Las Vegas is home to many new restaurants. Some of the smaller ones that open with less than a shebang go unnoticed. Here's a look at nine of the new smaller restaurants and bars that opened recently all over the Las Vegas valley, including a global ice cream shop, a Chinese barbecue, a Hong Kong-style cafe, a gastropub and more.

Aug. 9

CHINATOWNLokuras goes global with its ice cream treats at 3685 S. Decatur Blvd. Find shaved ice, Mexican chamoyada and botanas and esquites, a Mexican street corn. [EaterWire]

HENDERSON The Habit Burger Grill opens its third Las Vegas location at 10604 S. Eastern Ave. with freebies and charity events. On Aug. 9, The Habit Burger Grill donates 100 percent of all the proceeds to three non-profit organizations, including Three Square Food Bank, Project 150 and Spread the Word Nevada. [EaterWire]

HENDERSON — The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf opened a new location in Henderson at 10604 S. Eastern Avenue on the corner of Horizon Ridge Parkway. [EaterWire]

CHINATOWNCool Bar, a Chinese barbecue restaurant and karaoke bar, opened at 4350 Spring Mountain Road. Look for dishes such as a seafood pot, cucumber cold dish, dumplings, lamb skewers, barbecue steam bread slices, fried sweet potatoes and fried chicken wings. [EaterWire]

CHINATOWN — The Chinese restaurant Lucky Cafe opened at 4355 Spring Mountain Road. This Hong Kong-style cafe serves up dishes such as a beef brisket with noodles, fried rice and chow fen with black bean sauce. Owner Siu N. Kwok says he wants to "provide a healthy lifestyle for people." [EaterWire]

EASTSIDEBar Code opened a gastropub at 1590 E. Flamingo Road with craft beers on tap and burgers such as the green chile burger. Find karaoke on Fridays and Saturdays, a pool table, darts, jukebox, shuffleboard, beer pong and more. [EaterWire]

HAWAIIAN MARKETPLACETbaar Vegas debuted fresh juices, smoothies and bubble teas on the Strip at 3743 Las Vegas Blvd. S. [EaterWire]

SOUTHEAST — Grab breakfast dishes from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily at the new Global Cafe at 2185 E. Windmill Lane. Corned beef with fried eggs, a Mexican skillet, a brioche French toast and more make the menu. [EaterWire]

SOUTHWESTKung Fu Tea brings bubble tea, coffee and tea to 7345 S. Rainbow Blvd. [EaterWire]